Great minds comprehend more in a word, a look, a pressure of the hand than ordinary men in long conversations, or the most elaborate correspondence
Quote by Johann Kaspar Lavater
He, who cannot forgive a trespass of malice to his enemy, has never yet tasted...
The public seldom forgive twice.
Never say you know a man until you have divided an inheritance with him.
Have you ever seen a pedant with a warm heart?
Action, looks, words, steps, form the alphabet by which you may spell character.
Conscience is the sentinel of virtue.
Be not the fourth friend of him who had three before and lost them.
He who reforms himself has done more toward reforming the public than a crowd of...
Mistrust the person who finds everything good, and the person who finds everything evil, and...
He who can conceal his joys, is greater than he who can hide his griefs
Neatness begets order; but from order to taste there is the same difference as from...
Say not you know another entirely till you have divided an inheritance with him.
Depend on no man, on no friend but him who can depend on himself. He...
Call him wise whose actions, words, and steps are all a clear because to a...
The prudent see only the difficulties, the bold only the advantages, of a great enterprise;...
If you see one cold and vehement at the same time, set him down for...
Who makes quick use of the moment is a genius of prudence.
You may depend upon it that he is a good man whose intimate friends are...
If you wish to appear agreeable in society, you must consent to be taught many...
Him, who incessantly laughs in the street, you may commonly hear grumbling in his closet.