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#1. The biggest challenge [for movie Agnus dei] - working in a foreign country with a predominantly Polish cast and crew - also proved to be the biggest blessing. Being surrounded by all this change , [both] culturally [and] linguistically, was a new and refreshing inspiration. - Author: Anne Fontaine
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#2. It is impossible to please all the world and one's father. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#3. I married first, won the Oscar before Olivia (sister Olivia de Havilland) did, and if I die first, she'll undoubtedly be livid because I beat her to it! - Author: Joan Fontaine
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#4. The main problem in marriage is that for a man sex is a hunger like eating. If the man is hungry and can't get to a fancy French restaurant, he goes to a hot dog stand. For a woman, what is important is love and romance. - Author: Joan Fontaine
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#5. International institutions ought to be, as the national ones in democratic countries, established by the peoples and for the peoples. - Author: Henri La Fontaine
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#6. A woman's relationship with herself is mirrored everywhere in her life, but no place more than with her daughter. - Author: Claire Fontaine
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#7. George's eyes moved quickly back to the paper, and his lips twitched as he finished, And finally , to Shauna Fontaine, I leave the knowledge that, when I started it with her, I got a vasectomy. - Author: Kristen Ashley
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#8. Un auteur ga te tout quand il veut trop bien faire. An author spoils everything when he wants too much to do good. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#9. You've tried to reform what will not learn. Shut doors on traits that you wish were dead; They will open a window and return. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#10. The worst time is always the present. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#11. In spite of all the terrible things that happen in our world, hope can - and must - prevail. - Author: Anne Fontaine
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#12. Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#13. Better to suffer than to die. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#14. I don't believe that Nature's powers
Have tied her hands or pinioned ours,
By marking on the heavenly vault
Our fate without mistake or fault.
That fate depends on conjunctions
Of places, persons, times, and tracks,
And not on the functions
Of more or less of quacks. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#15. My sister is a very peculiar lady. When we were young, I wasn't allowed to talk to her friends. Now I'm not allowed to talk to her children, nor are they permitted to see me. This is the nature of the lady. Doesn't bother me at all. - Author: Joan Fontaine
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#16. People don't read as much anymore. That's why they're so stupid. - Author: Isabella Fontaine
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#17. The finest victory is to conquer one's own heart. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#18. What God does, He does well. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#19. The strongest passion is fear. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#20. Making films is - or should be - a very personal experience. You shouldn't listen to anybody, other than the people you choose to listen to. - Author: Anne Fontaine
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#21. There is nothing useless to men of sense. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#22. And if we folks have a motto, it's this: 'Don't holler - smile and bide your time.' We've survived a passel of things that way, smiling and biding our time, and we've gotten to be experts at surviving. - Author: Margaret Mitchell
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#23. O love, when thou gettest dominion over us, we may bid good-by to prudence. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#24. We believe easily what we fear of what we desire - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#25. I think I'll take my record of 13 goals to the grave. - Author: Just Fontaine
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#26. The best laid plot can injure its maker, and often a man's perfidy will rebound on himself. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#27. If you keep marrying as I do, you learn everybody's hobby. - Author: Joan Fontaine
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#28. Accountability is not about blame, it's not about being wrong, it is about owning the choices you've made, or are making, that create the results you have in your life. And you do create everything in your life. - Author: Claire Fontaine
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#29. Goodness knows, I tried. But I think it's virtually impossible for the right kind of man to be married to a movie star. - Author: Joan Fontaine
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#30. The theater audience is the ultimate teacher, instructing the actor on the degree to which he has executed both the author's and the director's intent. - Author: Joan Fontaine
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#31. It's better to be on a soap opera to renew your career and following than to be on any other medium. - Author: Joan Fontaine
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#32. As soon as he thinks about the record, he's finished. The secret is to put it out of your mind. - Author: Just Fontaine
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#33. Religious contention is the devil's harvest. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#34. Luck's always to blame. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#35. It seems there's just no room left for elegance in this paper-plate, blue-jean world. And I, for one, think it's a shame. - Author: Joan Fontaine
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#36. I was brought up, as a lot of kids are, on 'Aesop's Fables,' 'Brothers Grimm,' 'La Fontaine,' all those sorts of things. Hans Christian Andersen is a hero of mine. - Author: Michael Morpurgo
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#37. That Oscar can be a jinx ... It can ... damage irreparably one's relations with family, friends. It's an uneasy head that wears the crown. - Author: Joan Fontaine
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#38. We believe no evil till the evil's done - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#39. He knoweth the universe, and himself he knoweth not. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#40. While it is not always profitable to analogize fact to fiction, La Fontaine's fable of the crow, the cheese, and the fox demonstrates that there is a substantial difference between holding a piece of cheese in the beak and putting it in the stomach. - Author: Felix Frankfurter
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#41. Caretaking is never about the other person. It's about wanting to feel needed because you're afraid you're not wanted. - Author: Claire Fontaine
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#42. If ever there was a boy in love, sweet pea, it's Joe Fontaine. - Author: Jandy Nelson
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#43. You're Ma's own blood son, but did she take on that time Tony Fontaine shot you in the leg? No, she just sent for old Doc Fontaine to dress it and asked the doctor what ailed Tony's aim. Said she guessed the licker was spoiling his marksmanship. - Author: Margaret Mitchell
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#44. People must help one another; it is nature's law. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#45. Dressed in the lion's skin, the ass spread terror far and wide. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#46. I think it's good for sporting justice that Ronaldo scored twice in the final. - Author: Just Fontaine
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#47. There are lots of ways to lose yourself - motherhood's just one of them. - Author: Claire Fontaine
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#48. Well, Ms. Fontaine, you look damn good for a dead woman."
Her response was to narrow her eyes, arch a brow. "If that's some sort of cop humor, I'm afraid you'll have to translate. - Author: Nora Roberts
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#49. Rather suffer than die is man's motto. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#50. To hell with pleasure that's haunted by fear. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#51. Patience and perseverance at lengthAccomplish more than anger or brute strength. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#52. It is said, that the thing you possess is worth more than two you may have in the future. The one is sure and the other is not. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#53. The fastidious are unfortunate; nothing satisfies them. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#54. All the brains in the world are powerless against the sort of stupidity that is in fashion. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#55. It is its own religion, this love. Uncontainable, savage, and without end, it is what I feel for my child. - Author: Claire Fontaine
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#56. The ruins of a house may be repaired; why cannot those of the face? - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#57. We carve our destinies blindfolded, with sharp knives. - Author: Claire Fontaine
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#58. In every trouble the little ones duck more easily. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#59. One should oblige everyone to the extent of one's ability. One often needs someone smaller than oneself. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#60. Nothing is more dangerous than a friend without discretion; even a prudent enemy is preferable. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#61. Beware, so long as you live, or judging men by their outwards appearance. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#62. To win a race, the swiftness of a dart Availeth not without a timely start - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#63. Patience and time do more than strength or passion. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#64. In everything we ought to look at the end. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#65. Let ignorance talk as it will, learning has its value. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#66. One often has need of one, inferior to himself. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#67. People who make no noise are dangerous. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#68. I bend, but I do not break. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#69. I bend and do not break. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#70. Everyone calls himself a friend, but only a fool relies on it: nothing is commoner than the name, nothing rarer than the thing. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#71. Mia: I was sixteen when I first realized my mom was more concerned about my appearance than I was ... I'll be talking to my mom and realize she hasn't heard a word because she's studying my face to see if the foundation I'm using is a good match for my skin tone. - Author: Mia Fontaine
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#72. Never sell the bear's skin before one has killed the beast. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#73. Man is so made that when anything fires his soul, impossibilities vanish. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#74. I am blessed to live and work in [France,] a country where women filmmakers are by and large not unfairly treated. So I wouldn't have much to contribute regarding issues faced as a female director. - Author: Anne Fontaine
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#75. Let fools the studious despise,
There's nothing lost by being wise. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#76. Belgium thinks that however great the peril which a country might have to undergo under the system which we seek to establish here, that country ought to do its duty. - Author: Henri La Fontaine
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#77. Help thyself and Heaven will help thee. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#78. Sadness flies away on the wings of time. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#79. It is no use running; to set out betimes is the main point. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#80. Perhaps you are making a cat's paw of me with Phillotson all this time. Upon my word it almost seems so
to see you sitting up there so prim. - Author: Thomas Hardy
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#81. Everyone has his faults which he continually repeats: neither fear nor shame can cure them. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#82. Was even personally acquainted with Admiral Fontaine was - Author: Elizabeth Camden
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#83. A cheerful mind is a vigorous mind. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#84. My record of 13 goals in the World Cup finals still stands. - Author: Just Fontaine
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#85. The rules of scientific investigation always require us, when we enter the domains of conjecture, to adopt that hypothesis by which the greatest number of known facts and phenomena may be reconciled. - Author: Matthew Fontaine Maury
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#86. No favor can win gratitude from a cat. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#87. Socrates, when informed of some derogating speeches one had used concerning him behind his back, made only this facetious reply, Let him beat me too when I am absent. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#88. There is no road of flowers leading to glory. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#89. From the moment she'd first seen him in the Fontaine ballroom, she'd been lost. The passionate kiss a week later had destroyed her. Even now she could feel the heat of his expert lips against hers, and the remembrance of his taste made her mouth water. - Author: Sylvia Day
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#90. O tyrant love, when held by you,
We may to prudence bid adieu.
[Fr., Amour! Amour! quand tu nous tiens
On peut bien dire, Adieu, prudence.] - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#91. In short, Luck's always to blame. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#92. We are never content with our lot. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#93. In this world we must help one another. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#94. Marriage, as an institution, is as dead as the dodo bird. - Author: Joan Fontaine
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#95. There's nothing sweeter than a real friend:
Not only is he prompt to lend
An angler delicate, he fishes
The very deepest of your wishes,
And spares your modesty the task
His friendly aid to ask.
A dream, a shadow, wakes his fear,
When pointing at the object dear. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#96. With Prayer, Love and Patience, it makes your journey so much easier in life. - Author: Trauma Fontaine Newell
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#97. We heed no instincts but our own. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#98. Be advised that all flatterers live at the expense of those who listen to them. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#99. A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#100. Neither wealth or greatness render us happy. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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