Johann Georg Ritter Von Zimmermann Quotes

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Johann Georg Ritter Von Zimmermann Quotes

Though fancy may be the patients complaint, necessity is often the doctors.
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The sluggard is a living insensible.

— Johann Georg Ritter Von Zimmermann

An everlasting tranquility is, in my imagination, the highest possible felicity, because I know of no felicity on earth higher than that which a peaceful mind and contented heart afford.

— Johann Georg Ritter Von Zimmermann

When soured by disappointment we must endeavor to pursue some fixed and pleasing course of study, that there may be no blank leaf in our book of life. Painful and disagreeable ideas vanish from the mind that can fix its attention upon any subject.

— Johann Georg Ritter Von Zimmermann

Profound meditation in solitude and silence frequently exalts the mind above its natural tone, fires the imagination, produces the most refined and sublime conceptions. The soul then tastes the purest and most refined delight, and almost loses the idea of existence in the intellectual pleasure it receives. The mind on every motion darts through space into eternity; and raised, in its free enjoyment of its powers by its own enthusiasm, strengthens itself in the habitude of contemplating the noblest subjects, and of adopting the most heroic pursuits.

— Johann Georg Ritter Von Zimmermann

When we meet with better fare than was expected, the disappointment is overlooked even by the unscrupulous. When we meet with worse than was expected, philosophers alone know how to make it better.

— Johann Georg Ritter Von Zimmermann

There are few mortals so insensible that their affections cannot he gained by mildness, their confidence by sincerity, their hatred by scorn or neglect

— Johann Georg Ritter Von Zimmermann

Age is suspicious but is not itself often suspected.

— Johann Georg Ritter Von Zimmermann

Contempt is frequently regulated by fashion.

— Johann Georg Ritter Von Zimmermann

One ought to love society, if he wishes to enjoy solitude. It is a social nature that solitude works upon with the most various power. If one is misanthropic, and betakes himself to loneliness that he may get away from hateful things, solitude is a silent emptiness to him.

— Johann Georg Ritter Von Zimmermann

The lust of dominion innovates so imperceptibly that we become complete despots before our wanton abuse of power is perceived; the tyranny first exercised in the nursery is exhibited in various shapes and degrees in every stage of our existence.

— Johann Georg Ritter Von Zimmermann

Hunger is the mother of impatience and anger.

— Johann Georg Ritter Von Zimmermann

The purse of the patient often protracts his case.

— Johann Georg Ritter Von Zimmermann

Liberal of cruelty are those who pamper with promises; promisers destroy while they deceive, and the hope they raise is dearly purchased by the dependence that is sequent to disappointment.

— Johann Georg Ritter Von Zimmermann

Fools with bookish knowledge art children with edged weapons; they hurt themselves, and put others in pain.

— Johann Georg Ritter Von Zimmermann

The ill usage of every minute is a new record against us in heaven.

— Johann Georg Ritter Von Zimmermann

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