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A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another s.
Character
Jean Paul Richter

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Courage consists not in blindly overlooking danger, but in seeing it, and conquering it.
Courage
Jean Paul Richter

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Death gives us sleep, eternal youth, and immortality.
Death and Dying
Jean Paul Richter

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Do not wait for extraordinary circumstances to do good action; try to use ordinary situations.
Action
Jean Paul Richter

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Every friend is to the other a sun, and a sunflower also. He attracts and follows.
Friends and Friendship
Jean Paul Richter

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Every man has a rainy corner of his life whence comes foul weather which follows him.
Adversity
Jean Paul Richter

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Gray hairs seem to my fancy like the soft light of the moon, silvering over the evening of life.
Age and Aging
Jean Paul Richter

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

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I have made as much out of myself as could be made of the stuff, and no man should require more.
Success
Jean Paul Richter

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It is simpler and easier to flatter people than to praise them.
Motivation
Jean Paul Richter

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Joy descends gently upon us like the evening dew, and does not patter down like a hailstorm.
Happiness
Jean Paul Richter

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Men, like bullets, go farthest when they are smoothest.
Courtesy
Jean Paul Richter

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Never write on a subject until you have read yourself full of it.
Writers and Writing
Jean Paul Richter

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Our birthdays are feathers in the broad wing of time.
Birthdays
Jean Paul Richter

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Recollection is the only paradise from which we cannot be turned out.
Memory
Jean Paul Richter

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Sorrows are like thunderclouds, in the distance they look black, over our heads scarcely gray.
Sorrow
Jean Paul Richter

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Strong characters are brought out by change of situation, and gentle ones by permanence.
Character
Jean Paul Richter

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The miracle on earth are the laws of heaven.
Miracles
Jean Paul Richter

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Variety of mere nothings gives more pleasure than uniformity of something.
Variety
Jean Paul Richter

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Weaklings must lie.
Weakness
Jean Paul Richter

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun