You may tell a man thou art a fiend, but not your nose wants blowing; to him alone who can bear a thing of that kind, you may tell all.
Quote by Johann Kaspar Lavater
Johann Kaspar Lavater Quotes
The prudent see only the difficulties, the bold only the advantages, of a great enterprise;...
Mistrust the person who finds everything good, and the person who finds everything evil, and...
The public seldom forgive twice.
The great rule of moral conduct is next to God, respect time.
Depend on no man, on no friend but him who can depend on himself. He...
He who purposely cheats his friend, would cheat his God
Never say you know a man until you have divided an inheritance with him.
To know yourself you have only to set down a true statement of those that...
Who in the same given time can produce more than others has vigor; who can...
Him, who incessantly laughs in the street, you may commonly hear grumbling in his closet.
What do I owe to my times, to my country, to my neighbors, to my...
Have you ever seen a pedant with a warm heart?
Call him wise whose actions, words, and steps are all a clear because to a...
He alone is an acute observer, who can observe minutely without being observed
Be not the fourth friend of him who had three before and lost them.
He who can conceal his joys, is greater than he who can hide his griefs
If you wish to appear agreeable in society, you must consent to be taught many...
You may depend upon it that he is a good man whose intimate friends are...
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.