Jean Paul Richter

1763 - 1825

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.

Jean Paul Richter (1763 - 1825)

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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.

Jean Paul Richter (1763 - 1825)

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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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A Quote by Jean Paul Richter on action, charm, life, moderation, and strength

Only actions give life strength; only moderation gives it charm.

Jean Paul Richter (1763 - 1825)

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A Quote by Jean Paul Richter on character

A man never shows his own character so plainly as by his manner of portraying another's.

Jean Paul Richter (1763 - 1825)

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