Courage consists not in blindly overlooking danger, but in seeing it, and conquering it.
Quote by Jean Paul
Jean Paul Quotes
Poverty is the only load which is the heavier the more loved ones there are...
Only actions give life strength; only moderation gives it charm.
Whenever, at a party, I have been in the mood to study fools, I have...
It is simpler and easier to flatter people than to praise them.
Every man regards his own life as the New Year's Eve of time.
Strong characters are brought out by change of situation, and gentle ones by permanence.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we...
Joy descends gently upon us like the evening dew, and does not patter down like...
Sorrows gather around great souls as storms do around mountains; but, like them, they break...
Weaklings must lie.
Our birthdays are feathers in the broad wing of time.
The darkness of death is like the evening twilight; it makes all objects appear more...
Never part without loving words to think of during your absence. It may be that...
Because the heart beats under a covering of hair, of fur, feathers, or wings, it...
The words that a father speaks to his children in the privacy of home are...
For sleep, riches and health to be truly enjoyed, they must be interrupted.
Good actions ennoble us, we are the sons of our own deeds.
Recollection is the only paradise from which we cannot be turned out.
Never write on a subject until you have read yourself full of it.
Two aged men, that had been foes for life, Met by a grave, and wept...