Jean Paul Richter

1763 - 1825

A Quote by Jean Paul Richter on absence, life, and words

Never part without loving words to think of during your absence. It may be that you will not meet again in life.

Jean Paul Richter (1763 - 1825)

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A Quote by Jean Paul Richter

Has it never occurred to us, when surrounded by sorrows, that they may be sent to us only for our instruction.

Jean Paul Richter (1763 - 1825)

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A Quote by Jean Paul Richter on health and sleep

Sleep, riches, and health, to be truly enjoyed, must be interrupted.

Jean Paul Richter (1763 - 1825)

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A Quote by Jean Paul Richter on future, good, soul, present, and thought

How narrow our souls become when absorbed in any present good or ill! It is only the thought of the future that makes them great.

Jean Paul Richter (1763 - 1825)

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A Quote by Jean Paul Richter on character

Never does a man portray his own character more vividly than in his manner of portraying another.

Jean Paul Richter (1763 - 1825)

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A Quote by Jean Paul Richter on cheerfulness

Cheerfulness is the atmosphere under which all things thrive.

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A Quote by Jean Paul Richter on courage and danger

Courage consists not in blindly overlooking danger, but in seeing it, and conquering it.

Jean Paul Richter (1763 - 1825)

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A Quote by Jean Paul Richter on men

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Men, like bullets, go farthest when they are smoothest.

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A Quote by Jean Paul Richter on children, fatherhood, posterity, and world

What a father says to his children is not heard by the world, but it will be heard by posterity.

Jean Paul Richter (1763 - 1825)

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A Quote by Jean Paul Richter on age, good, men, and misfortune

What Cicero said of men-that they are like wines, age souring the bad, and bettering the good-we can say of misfortune, that it has the same effect upon them.

Jean Paul Richter (1763 - 1825)

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