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33 Famous Quotes by Jean Paul Richter
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For variety of mere nothings gives more pleasure than uniformity of something. [Ger., Weil Verschiedenheit des Nichts mehr ergotzt, als Einerleiheit des Etwas.]

Variety Quotes, by Jean Paul Richter , Source: Levana--Fragment V (I, 100)

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The greatest hatred, like the greatest virtue and the worst dogs, is silent. [Ger., Der grosste Hass ist, wie die grosste Tugend und die schlimmsten Hunde, still.]

Hatred Quotes, by Jean Paul Richter , Source: Hesperus (XII)

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A sky full of silent suns.

Sky Quotes, by Jean Paul Richter , Source: Flower, Fruit, and Thorn Pieces (ch. II)

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

Courtesy Quotes, by Jean Paul Richter

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Like the greatest virtue and the worst dogs, the fiercest hatred is silent.

Hate Quotes, by Jean Paul Richter

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Music is moonlight in the gloomy night of life.

Music Quotes, by Jean Paul Richter

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When one remains modest, not after praise but after blame, then is he really so. [Ger., Wenn jemand bescheiden bleibt, nicht beim Lobe, sondern beim Tadel, dann ist er's.]

Modesty Quotes, by Jean Paul Richter , Source: Hesperus (12)

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A farewell is necessary before we can meet again, and meeting again, after moments or a lifetime is certain for those who are friends.

Farewells Quotes, by Jean Paul Richter

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The gaurdian angels of life sometimes fly so high as to be beyond our sight, but they are always looking down upon us.

Angels Quotes, by Jean Paul Richter

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Cheerfulness is the atmosphere in which all things thrive

Cheerfulness Quotes, by Jean Paul Richter

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Our memories are the only paradise from which we can never be expelled.

Memories Quotes, by Jean Paul Richter

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

Moderation Quotes, by Jean Paul Richter

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A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterwards.

Timidity Quotes, by Jean Paul Richter

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He who gives up the smallest part of a secret has the rest no longer in his power. [Ger., Wer den kleinsten Theil eines Geheimnisses hingibt, hat den andern nicht mehr in der Gewalt.]

Secrecy Quotes, by Jean Paul Richter , Source: Titan (zykel 123)

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Anger wishes that all mankind had only one neck; love, that it had only one heart; grief, two tear-glands; and pride, two bent knees.

Anger Quotes, by Jean Paul Richter , Source: Flower, Fruit, and Thorn Pieces (ch. VI)

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It is easier and handier for men to flatter than to praise. [Ger., Es ist dem Menschen leichter und gelaufiger, zu schmeicheln als zu loben.]

Flattery Quotes, by Jean Paul Richter , Source: Titan (zykel 34)

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

Enjoyment Quotes, by Jean Paul Richter , Source: Flower, Fruit, and Thorn Pieces (ch. VIII)

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Men, like bullets, go farthest when they are smoothest. [Ger., Die Menschen gehen wie Schiesskugeln weiter, wenn sie abgeglattet sind.]

Ability Quotes, by Jean Paul Richter , Source: Titan (zykel 26)

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Night was drawing and closing her curtain up above the world, and down beneath it.

Twilight Quotes, by Jean Paul Richter , Source: Flower, Fruit, and Thorn Pieces (ch. II)

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

Moderation Quotes, by Jean Paul Richter

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Recollection is the only paradise from which we cannot be turned out.

Paradise Quotes, by Jean Paul Richter

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A timid person is frightened before danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterwards.

Timidity Quotes, by Jean Paul Richter

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Variety of mere nothings gives more pleasure than uniformity of something.

Variety Quotes, by Jean Paul Richter

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A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another's.

Character Quotes, by Jean Paul Richter

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A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterwards.

Danger Quotes, by Jean Paul Richter

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