Jean Paul Quotes (300 quotes)
“A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterward.”
As quoted in "Many Thoughts of Many Minds: Being a Treasury of Reference Consisting of Selections from the Writings of the Most Celebrated Authors", compiled by Henry Southgate, Griffin, Bohn, and Company, 1862, p. 139
“As winter strips the leaves from around us, so that we may see the distant regions they formerly concealed, so old age takes away our enjoyments only to enlarge the prospect of the coming eternity.”
As quoted in "A Dictionary of Thoughts: Being a Cyclopedia of Laconic Quotations from the Best Authors of the World, Both Ancient and Modern", edited by Tryon Edwards, F. B. Dickerson Company, 1908, p. 12
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsJean Paul
Born: March 21, 1763
Died: November 14, 1825 (aged 62)
Occupation: Author, novelist
Bio: Jean Paul, born Johann Paul Friedrich Richter, was a German Romantic writer, best known for his humorous novels and stories.