Be not the fourth friend of him who had three before and lost them.
Quote by Johann Kaspar Lavater
He who can conceal his joys, is greater than he who can hide his griefs
If you wish to appear agreeable in society, you must consent to be taught many...
Trust him little who praise all, him less who censures all and him least who...
Too much gravity argues a shallow mind
Mistrust the person who finds everything good, and the person who finds everything evil, and...
There are three classes of men; the retrograde, the stationary and the progressive.
Great minds comprehend more in a word, a look, a pressure of the hand than...
The prudent see only the difficulties, the bold only the advantages, of a great enterprise;...
To know yourself you have only to set down a true statement of those that...
The public seldom forgive twice.
Who makes quick use of the moment is a genius of prudence.
Say not you know another entirely till you have divided an inheritance with him.
Never say you know a man until you have divided an inheritance with him.
Neatness begets order; but from order to taste there is the same difference as from...
You are not very good if you are not better than your best friends imagine...
Him, who incessantly laughs in the street, you may commonly hear grumbling in his closet.
He who reforms himself has done more toward reforming the public than a crowd of...
The best reformers the world has ever seen are those who commence on themselves
At twenty a man is full of fight and hope. He wants to reform the...
Its a sorry statement about how broken Washington is that we could not take advantage...