Jean Paul Quotes, Sayings, Remarks, Thoughts and Speeches



Jean Paul Quotes and Sayings

Jean Paul Quotes, Quotations, Sayings, Remarks and Thoughts
Name:
Jean Paul (random)
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Author
Nationality:
German
Birth Date / Year:
March 21, 1763
Death Date / Year:
November 14, 1825
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    A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another s. Jean Paul | Refcard PDF
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    A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterward. Jean Paul | Refcard PDF
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    Age does not matter if the matter does not age. Jean Paul | Refcard PDF
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    As winter strips the leaves from around us, so that we may see the distant regions they formerly concealed, so old age takes away our enjoyments only to enlarge the prospect of the coming eternity. Jean Paul | Refcard PDF
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    Be great in act, as you have been in thought. Jean Paul | Refcard PDF
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    Beauty attracts us men; but if, like an armed magnet it is pointed, beside, with gold and silver, it attracts with tenfold power. Jean Paul | Refcard PDF
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    Because the heart beats under a covering of hair, of fur, feathers, or wings, it is, for that reason, to be of no account? Jean Paul | Refcard PDF
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    Courage consists not in blindly overlooking danger, but in seeing it, and conquering it. Jean Paul | Refcard PDF
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    Death gives us sleep, eternal youth, and immortality. Jean Paul | Refcard PDF
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    Do not wait for extraordinary circumstances to do good action; try to use ordinary situations. Jean Paul | Refcard PDF
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    Every friend is to the other a sun, and a sunflower also. He attracts and follows. Jean Paul | Refcard PDF
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    Every man has a rainy corner of his life whence comes foul weather which follows him. Jean Paul | Refcard PDF
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    Every man regards his own life as the New Year's Eve of time. Jean Paul | Refcard PDF
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    For sleep, riches and health to be truly enjoyed, they must be interrupted. Jean Paul | Refcard PDF
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    God is an unutterable sigh, planted in the depths of the soul. Jean Paul | Refcard PDF
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    Good actions ennoble us, we are the sons of our own deeds. Jean Paul | Refcard PDF
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    Gray hairs seem to my fancy like the soft light of the moon, silvering over the evening of life. Jean Paul | Refcard PDF
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    Humanity is never so beautiful as when praying for forgiveness, or else forgiving another. Jean Paul | Refcard PDF
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    I have made as much out of myself as could be made of the stuff, and no man should require more. Jean Paul | Refcard PDF
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    It is simpler and easier to flatter people than to praise them. Jean Paul | Refcard PDF
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    Joy descends gently upon us like the evening dew, and does not patter down like a hailstorm. Jean Paul | Refcard PDF
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    Like a morning dream, life becomes more and more bright the longer we live, and the reason of everything appears more clear. What has puzzled us before seems less mysterious, and the crooked paths look straighter as we approach the end. Jean Paul | Refcard PDF
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    Live your life and forget your age. Jean Paul | Refcard PDF
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    Men, like bullets, go farthest when they are smoothest. Jean Paul | Refcard PDF
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    Music is moonlight in the gloomy night of life. Jean Paul | Refcard PDF
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    Never part without loving words to think of during your absence. It may be that you will not meet again in this life. Jean Paul | Refcard PDF
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    Never write on a subject until you have read yourself full of it. Jean Paul | Refcard PDF
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    Only actions give life strength; only moderation gives it charm. Jean Paul | Refcard PDF
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    Our birthdays are feathers in the broad wing of time. Jean Paul | Refcard PDF
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    Poverty is the only load which is the heavier the more loved ones there are to assist in bearing it. Jean Paul | Refcard PDF
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    Recollection is the only paradise from which we cannot be turned out. Jean Paul | Refcard PDF
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    Sorrows are like thunderclouds, in the distance they look black, over our heads scarcely gray. Jean Paul | Refcard PDF
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    Sorrows gather around great souls as storms do around mountains; but, like them, they break the storm and purify the air of the plain beneath them. Jean Paul | Refcard PDF
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    Strong characters are brought out by change of situation, and gentle ones by permanence. Jean Paul | Refcard PDF
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    The conscience of children is formed by the influences that surround them; their notions of good and evil are the result of the moral atmosphere they breathe. Jean Paul | Refcard PDF
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    The darkness of death is like the evening twilight; it makes all objects appear more lovely to the dying. Jean Paul | Refcard PDF
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    The miracle on earth are the laws of heaven. Jean Paul | Refcard PDF
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    The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it. Jean Paul | Refcard PDF
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    The words that a father speaks to his children in the privacy of home are not heard by the world, but, as in whispering galleries, they are clearly heard at the end, and by posterity. Jean Paul | Refcard PDF
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    There are souls in this world which have the gift of finding joy everywhere and of leaving it behind them when they go. Jean Paul | Refcard PDF
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    There are souls which fall from heaven like flowers, but ere they bloom are crushed under the foul tread of some brutal hoof. Jean Paul | Refcard PDF
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    There is a joy in sorrow which none but a mourner can know. Jean Paul | Refcard PDF
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    Two aged men, that had been foes for life, Met by a grave, and wept - and in those tears They washed away the memory of their strife; Then wept again the loss of all those years. Jean Paul | Refcard PDF
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    Variety of mere nothings gives more pleasure than uniformity of something. Jean Paul | Refcard PDF
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    We learn our virtues from our friends who love us; our faults from the enemy who hates us. We cannot easily discover our real character from a friend. He is a mirror, on which the warmth of our breath impedes the clearness of the reflection. Jean Paul | Refcard PDF
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    Weaklings must lie. Jean Paul | Refcard PDF
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    What makes old age so sad is not that our joys but our hopes cease. Jean Paul | Refcard PDF
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    Whenever, at a party, I have been in the mood to study fools, I have always looked for a great beauty: they always gather round her like flies around a fruit stall. Jean Paul | Refcard PDF
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    Woman and men of retiring timidity are cowardly only in dangers which affect themselves, but the first to rescue when others are in danger. Jean Paul | Refcard PDF
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    You prove your worth with your actions, not with your mouth. Jean Paul | Refcard PDF

 

  

  

 

  

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