To know yourself you have only to set down a true statement of those that ever loved or hated you
Quote by Johann Kaspar Lavater
Say not you know another entirely till you have divided an inheritance with him.
Conscience is the sentinel of virtue.
Action, looks, words, steps, form the alphabet by which you may spell character.
Great minds comprehend more in a word, a look, a pressure of the hand than...
If you wish to appear agreeable in society, you must consent to be taught many...
You may tell a man thou art a fiend, but not your nose wants blowing;...
He who purposely cheats his friend, would cheat his God
You may depend upon it that he is a good man whose intimate friends are...
The great rule of moral conduct is next to God, respect time.
All affectation is the vain and ridiculous attempt of poverty to appear rich
Have you ever seen a pedant with a warm heart?
He, who cannot forgive a trespass of malice to his enemy, has never yet tasted...
He who seldom speaks, and with one calm well-timed word can strike dumb the loquacious,...
He alone is an acute observer, who can observe minutely without being observed
Trust him not with your secrets, who, when left alone in your room, turns over...
Him, who incessantly laughs in the street, you may commonly hear grumbling in his closet.
Neatness begets order; but from order to taste there is the same difference as from...
A good friend can shield you from the storm
We have not so good a right to hate any as our Friend.
Do not save your loving speeches for your friends till they are dead. Do not...