Who in the same given time can produce more than others has vigor; who can produce more and better, has talents; who can produce what none else can, has genius.
Quote by Johann Kaspar Lavater
Johann Kaspar Lavater Quotes
Never say you know a man until you have divided an inheritance with him.
He who purposely cheats his friend, would cheat his God
To know yourself you have only to set down a true statement of those that...
There are three classes of men; the retrograde, the stationary and the progressive.
Beware of him who hates the laugh of a child.
Say not you know another entirely till you have divided an inheritance with him.
Who makes quick use of the moment is a genius of prudence.
The jealous are possessed by a mad devil and a dull spirit at the same...
Trust him not with your secrets, who, when left alone in your room, turns over...
You may tell a man thou art a fiend, but not your nose wants blowing;...
Let none turn over books or scan the stars in quest of God who see...
All affectation is the vain and ridiculous attempt of poverty to appear rich
Him, who incessantly laughs in the street, you may commonly hear grumbling in his closet.
If you wish to appear agreeable in society, you must consent to be taught many...
You are not very good if you are not better than your best friends imagine...
Call him wise whose actions, words, and steps are all a clear because to a...
He who can conceal his joys, is greater than he who can hide his griefs
Conscience is the sentinel of virtue.
Don't speak evil of someone if you don't know for certain, and if you do...
Action, looks, words, steps, form the alphabet by which you may spell character.