"Man is so made that when anything fires his soul, impossibilities vanish." Jean de la Fontaine

"Man is so made that when anything fires his soul, impossibilities vanish." Jean de la Fontaine

Who was Jean de La Fontaine?

Jean de La Fontaine (8 July 1621 – 13 April 1695) was 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."  - Wikipedia