Johann Kaspar Lavater Quotes

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Johann Kaspar Lavater Quotes

Many very intelligent agreeable persons have warts on the forehead, not brown, nor very large, between the eyebrows, which have nothing in them offensive or disgusting. - But a large brown wart on the upper lip, especially when it is bristly, will be found in no person who is not defective in something essential, or at least remarkable for some conspicuous failing.
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The public seldom forgive twice.

— Johann Kaspar Lavater

Have you ever seen a pedant with a warm heart?

— Johann Kaspar Lavater

The mingled incentives which lead to action are often too subtle and lie too deep for us to analyze.

— Johann Kaspar Lavater

Who is respectable when thinking himself alone and free from observation will be so before the eye of all the world.

— Johann Kaspar Lavater

Sensibility is the power of woman.

— Johann Kaspar Lavater

Thinkers are as scarce as gold.

— Johann Kaspar Lavater

He who reforms himself has done more towards reforming the public than a crowd or noisy, impotent patriots.

— Johann Kaspar Lavater

The more honesty a man has, the less he affects the air of a saint.

— Johann Kaspar Lavater

The worst of faces still is human.

— Johann Kaspar Lavater

He knows very little of mankind who expects, by any facts or reasoning, to convince a determined party man.

— Johann Kaspar Lavater

Avoid connecting yourself with characters whose good and bad sides are unmixed and have not fermented together; they resemble vials of vinegar and oil; or palletts set with colors; they are either excellent at home and insufferable abroad, or intolerable within doors and excellent in public; they are unfit for friendship, merely because their stamina, their ingredients of character are too single, too much apart; let them be finely ground up with each other, and they are incomparable.

— Johann Kaspar Lavater

Just so far as we are pleased at finding faults, are we displeased at finding perfection.

— Johann Kaspar Lavater

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