Humanity is never so beautiful as when praying for forgiveness, or else forgiving another.
Quote by Jean Paul
Gray hairs seem to my fancy like the soft light of the moon, silvering over...
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we...
Every man has a rainy corner of his life whence comes foul weather which follows...
What makes old age so sad is not that our joys but our hopes cease.
Sorrows are like thunderclouds, in the distance they look black, over our heads scarcely gray.
Variety of mere nothings gives more pleasure than uniformity of something.
There are souls in this world which have the gift of finding joy everywhere and...
The conscience of children is formed by the influences that surround them; their notions of...
Do not wait for extraordinary circumstances to do good action; try to use ordinary situations.
Our birthdays are feathers in the broad wing of time.
Only actions give life strength; only moderation gives it charm.
Woman and men of retiring timidity are cowardly only in dangers which affect themselves, but...
Joy descends gently upon us like the evening dew, and does not patter down like...
Like a morning dream, life becomes more and more bright the longer we live, and...
Poverty is the only load which is the heavier the more loved ones there are...
Death gives us sleep, eternal youth, and immortality.
It is simpler and easier to flatter people than to praise them.
A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another s.
Courage consists not in blindly overlooking danger, but in seeing it, and conquering it.
Strong characters are brought out by change of situation, and gentle ones by permanence.