Jean Paul Richter Love Quotes and Sayings
2. Paradise is always where love dwells.
3. A woman who could always love would never grow old; and the love of mother and wife would often give or preserve many charms if it were not too often combined with parental and conjugal anger. There remains in the face of women who are naturally serene and peaceful, and of those rendered so by religion, an after-spring, and later an after-summer, the reflex of their most beautiful bloom.
Sayings by Jean Paul Richter
1. A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another’s.
2. Music is moonlight in the gloomy night of life.
3. Humanity is never so beautiful as when praying for forgiveness, or else forgiving another.
4. Cheerfulness is the atmosphere in which all things thrive.
5. 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.
6. 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.
7. Be great in act, as you have been in thought.
8. Do not wait for extraordinary circumstances to do good action; try to use ordinary situations.
9. 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.
10. There are souls in this world which have the gift of finding joy everywhere and of leaving it behind them when they go.
11. A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterwards.
12. Courage consists, not in blindly overlooking danger, but in seeing and conquering it.
13. Man’s feelings are always purest and most glowing in the hour of meeting and of farewell.
14. 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.