Jean Paul - Quotations

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  • Joy is inexhaustible, unlike seriousness.
  • Music is the moonlight in the gloomy night of life. (Musik ist der Mondschein in der düsteren Nacht des Lebens.)
  • Many young people get worked up about opinions that they will share in 20 years.
  • Too much trust is a foolishness, too much distrust a tragedy.
  • The German language is the organ among the languages. (Die deutsche Sprache ist die Orgel unter den Sprachen.)
  • A man never describes his own character so clearly as when he describes another.
  • We learn our virtues from our friends who love us; our faults from the enemy who hates us. We cannot easily discover our real character from a friend. He is a mirror, on which the warmth of our breath impedes the clearness of the reflection.
  • What a father says to his children is not heard by the world, but it will be heard by posterity.

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    Reading any collection of a man’s quotations is like eating the ingredients that go into a stew instead of cooking them together in the pot. You eat all the carrots, then all the potatoes, then the meat. You won’t go away hungry, but it’s not quite satisfying. Only a biography, or autobiography, gives you the hot meal.
    Christopher Buckley, U.S. author. A review of three books of quotations from Newt Gingrich. “Newtie’s Greatest Hits,” The New York Times Book Review (March 12, 1995)

    A book that furnishes no quotations is, me judice, no book—it is a plaything.
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