"Sorrows gather around great souls as storms do around mountains but, like them, they break the storm and purify the air of the plain beneath them."
"Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises."Jean Paul on Pedro Calderon de la Barca
"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."Jean Paul on Anais Nin
"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."Jean Paul on Albert Einstein
"I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes."Jean Paul on e. e. cummings
"All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind."Jean Paul on Abraham Lincoln
"What makes old age so sad is not that our joys but our hopes cease."
"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."
"Age does not matter if the matter does not age."
"Live your life and forget your age."
"Beauty attracts us men but if, like an armed magnet it is pointed, beside, with gold and silver, it attracts with tenfold power."