Jean Paul

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.

– Jean Paul

“Our birthdays are feathers in the broad wing of time.”

– Jean Paul

Things are entirely what they appear to be and behind them… there is nothing.
– Jean Paul

God is an unutterable sigh, planted in the depths of the soul.
– Jean Paul