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
All affectation is the vain and ridiculous attempt of poverty to appear rich
He is incapable of truly good action who finds not a pleasure in contemplating the...
Trust him little who praise all, him less who censures all and him least who...
Too much gravity argues a shallow mind
Depend on no man, on no friend but him who can depend on himself. He...
Mistrust the person who finds everything good, and the person who finds everything evil, and...
You are not very good if you are not better than your best friends imagine...
He who has not forgiven an enemy has not yet tasted one of the most...
Be not the fourth friend of him who had three before and lost them.
He alone is an acute observer, who can observe minutely without being observed
Never say you know a man until you have divided an inheritance with him.
Have you ever seen a pedant with a warm heart?
Neatness begets order; but from order to taste there is the same difference as from...
Trust him not with your secrets, who, when left alone in your room, turns over...
I am prejudiced in favor of him who, without impudence, can ask boldly. He has...
Action, looks, words, steps, form the alphabet by which you may spell character.
Say not you know another entirely till you have divided an inheritance with him.
Beware of him who hates the laugh of a child.
I'm all done with hating you. It's all washed out of me. I hate people...
The more one is hated, I find, the happier one is.