Jean Paul, born Johann Paul Friedrich Richter, aka Jean Paul Richter

Jean
Paul, born Johann Paul Friedrich Richter, aka Jean Paul Richter
1763
1825

German Romantic Writer and Novelist

Author Quotes

It is not the end of joy that makes old age so sad, but the end of hope.

Humanity is never so beautiful as when praying for forgiveness, or else forgiving another.

There are souls in this world which have the gift of finding joy everywhere and of leaving it behind them when they go.

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

The test of pleasure is the memory it leaves behind.

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

Mortal man thinks of himself as immortal because his race is immortal: he confuses the drop in the stream with the stream itself.

Character is higher than intellect.

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First Name
Jean
Last Name
Paul, born Johann Paul Friedrich Richter, aka Jean Paul Richter
Birth Date
1763
Death Date
1825
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German Romantic Writer and Novelist