Jean Richter Quotes


49 Jean Richter quotes:



"A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another's"
Author: Richter Quotes Category: Character Quotes
"Strong characters are brought out by change of situation, and gentle ones by permanence."
Author: Richter Quotes Category: Character Quotes
"Cheerfulness is the atmosphere in which all things thrive"
"Nothing is more beautiful than cheerfulness in an old face"
"Fancy rules over two thirds of the universe, the past, and future, while reality is confined to the present"
Author: Richter Quotes Category: Future Quotes
"Every friend is to the other a sun, and a sunflower also. He attracts and follows."
"There are souls which fall from heaven like flowers, but ere they bloom are crushed under the foul tread of some brutal hoof."
Author: Richter Quotes Category: Heaven Quotes German Author Quotes
"There is a joy in sorrow which none but a mourner can know."
Author: Richter Quotes Category: Joy Quotes German Author Quotes
"God is an unutterable sigh, planted in the depths of the soul."
Author: Richter Quotes Category: Soul Quotes German Author Quotes
"Beauty attracts us men; but if, like an armed magnet it is pointed, beside, with gold and silver, it attracts with tenfold power."
Author: Richter Quotes Category: Gold Quotes German Author Quotes
"There are souls in this world which have the gift of finding joy everywhere and of leaving it behind them when they go."
Author: Richter Quotes Category: Joy Quotes German Author Quotes
"The words that a father speaks to his children in the privacy of home are not heard by the world, but, as in whispering galleries, they are clearly heard at the end, and by posterity."
Author: Richter Quotes Category: Influence Quotes
"Humanity is never so beautiful as when praying for forgiveness, or else forgiving another"
"Joy descends gently upon us like the evening dew, and does not patter down like a hailstorm."
Author: Richter Quotes Category: Happiness Quotes
"In women everything is heart, even the head"
Author: Richter Quotes Category: Heart Quotes
"True, what you sacrifice for the world is but poorly recognized by it; for it is man that rules and reaps the harvest; the thousand night watches and sacrifices by which a mother secures the state a hero or a poet are forgotten, not even mentioned, for the mother herself does not mention them, and so one century after another do the wives, unknown and unrewarded send forth the arrows, the starts the storm-birds and the nightingales of time."
Author: Richter Quotes Category: Truth Quotes
"No author can be as moral as his work and no preacher as pious as his sermons."
Author: Richter Quotes Category: Morality Quotes
"It is simpler and easier to flatter people than to praise them."
"Music is moonlight in the gloomy night of life."
Author: Richter Quotes Category: Music Quotes
"All souls must undergo transmigration and the souls of men revolve like a stone which is thrown from a sling, so many turns before the final release... Only those who have not completed their perfection must suffer the wheel of rebirth by being reborn into another human body."
Author: Richter Quotes Category: Men Quotes



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