Jean Paul Richter (March 21, 1763 - November 14, 1825)
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Paradise is always where love dwells.
Jean Paul Richter
Every friend is to the other a sun, and a sunflower also. He attracts and follows.
The smallest children are nearest to God, as the smallest planets are nearest the sun
Our memories are the only paradise from which we can never be expelled.
The conscience of children is formed by the influences that surround them; their notions of good and evil are the result of the moral atmosphere they breathe.
We are really concerned that we're a long, long way away from any kind of breakthrough on tackling poverty in Africa.
[While cautioning that the analysis of the materials was not yet complete, he said he knew of no breakthrough.] I don't believe there's anything of significance, ... Had there been, I'm sure I would have known about it by now.
A ship is safe in harbor, but that's not what ships are for.