I am prejudiced in favor of him who, without impudence, can ask boldly. He has faith in humanity, and faith in himself. No one who is not accustomed to giving grandly can ask nobly and with boldness.
Quote by Johann Kaspar Lavater
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The great rule of moral conduct is next to God, respect time.
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If you wish to appear agreeable in society, you must consent to be taught many...
If you see one cold and vehement at the same time, set him down for...
Don't speak evil of someone if you don't know for certain, and if you do...
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He who purposely cheats his friend, would cheat his God
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The public seldom forgive twice.
Let none turn over books or scan the stars in quest of God who see...
Up! up! my friend, and quit your books; Or surely you'll grow double. . .
Perhaps they were right in putting love into books, . . . Perhaps it could...