Who is Jean PaulJean Paul (German: [ʒɑ̃ paʊl] (listen); born Johann Paul Friedrich Richter, 21 March 1763 – 14 November 1825) was a German Romantic writer, best known for his humorous novels and stories.
Life and work
Jean Paul was born at Wunsiedel, in the Fichtelgebirge mountains (Franconia). His father was an organist at Wunsiedel. In 1765 his father became a pastor at Joditz near Hof and, in 1767 at Schwarzenbach, but he died on 25 April 1779, leaving the family in great poverty. Later in life, Jean Paul noted, "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." After attending the Gymnasium at Hof, in 1781 Jean Paul went to the University ...
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- 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.
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_yournarrative: "every word has consequences. every silence too" - jean-paul sartre -
Dean_frey: anna karina & jean-luc godard by raymond cauchetier "his film isn’t out yet but it’s called breathless, with jean seberg & jean-paul belmondo; they all say it’s fantastic. you should go & see it. and i asked them, is he the guy with dark glasses? because he’s a very strange guy."
Fashlonfaguette: i love when cardi b has a good pull! especially when it’s jean paul gaultier ss 1993
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