Gray hairs seem to my fancy like the soft light of the moon, silvering over the evening of life.
Quote by Jean Paul
Jean Paul Quotes
You prove your worth with your actions, not with your mouth.
The darkness of death is like the evening twilight; it makes all objects appear more...
Strong characters are brought out by change of situation, and gentle ones by permanence.
Because the heart beats under a covering of hair, of fur, feathers, or wings, it...
A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another s.
Men, like bullets, go farthest when they are smoothest.
Two aged men, that had been foes for life, Met by a grave, and wept...
Only actions give life strength; only moderation gives it charm.
Humanity is never so beautiful as when praying for forgiveness, or else forgiving another.
Recollection is the only paradise from which we cannot be turned out.
Woman and men of retiring timidity are cowardly only in dangers which affect themselves, but...
What makes old age so sad is not that our joys but our hopes cease.
There are souls which fall from heaven like flowers, but ere they bloom are crushed...
Death gives us sleep, eternal youth, and immortality.
For sleep, riches and health to be truly enjoyed, they must be interrupted.
Do not wait for extraordinary circumstances to do good action; try to use ordinary situations.
Every man regards his own life as the New Year's Eve of time.
Sorrows are like thunderclouds, in the distance they look black, over our heads scarcely gray.
Our birthdays are feathers in the broad wing of time.
The words that a father speaks to his children in the privacy of home are...