Mar 31, 2011

Thought for the Day

A person often meets his destiny
on the road he took to avoid it.”

                                       -Jean de La Fontaine

Born: July 8, 1621 Château-Thierry, Champagne
Died: April 13, 1695 (Age 73) Paris, France

           The most famous French fabulist and one of the most widely read French poets of the 17th century. He is known above all for his Fables, which provided a model for subsequent fabulists across Europe and numerous alternative versions in France, and in French regional languages.

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