Quotables #18

JeandeLaFontaine

“Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer.” ~ Jean de La Fontaine

According to popular rumor, French poet Jean de La Fontaine (born July 8, 1621) challenged his wife’s lover to a duel. After the fight, which resulted in little injury, La Fontaine insisted that the man carry on visiting his wife. (via Goodreads)

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