Johann Kaspar Lavater Quotes

Top 100 wise famous quotes and sayings by Johann Kaspar Lavater

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Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: Where consequence ceases, there folly, restlessness and misery begin. Where consequence ceases, there folly, restlessness and misery begin.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: And still, laughter is akin to weeping. And still, laughter is akin to weeping.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: The humblest star twinkles most in the darkest night. The humblest star twinkles most in the darkest night.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: How few our real wants, and how vast our imaginary ones! How few our real wants, and how vast our imaginary ones!
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: Modesty is silent when it would be improper to speak; the humble, without being called upon, never recollects to say anything of himself. Modesty is silent when it would be improper to speak; the humble, without being called upon, never recollects to say anything of himself.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: Intuition is the clear conception of the whole at once. Intuition is the clear conception of the whole at once.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: Softness of smile indicates softness of character. Softness of smile indicates softness of character.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: Defeat serves to enlighten us. Defeat serves to enlighten us.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: Words are the wings of actions. Words are the wings of actions.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: Depend on no man, on no friend but him who can depend on himself. He only who acts conscientiously toward himself, will act so toward others. Depend on no man, on no friend but him who can depend on himself. He only who acts conscientiously toward himself, will act so toward others.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: Superstition always inspires littleness, religion grandeur of mind; the superstitious raises beings inferior to himself to deities. Superstition always inspires littleness, religion grandeur of mind; the superstitious raises beings inferior to himself to deities.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: What do I owe to my times, to my country, to my neighbors, to my friends? Such are the questions which a virtuous man ought often to ask himself. What do I owe to my times, to my country, to my neighbors, to my friends? Such are the questions which a virtuous man ought often to ask himself.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: Vanity and rudeness are seldom seen together. Vanity and rudeness are seldom seen together.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: A single spark of occasion discharges the child of passions into a thousand crackers of desire. A single spark of occasion discharges the child of passions into a thousand crackers of desire.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: The more any one speaks of himself, the less he likes to hear another talked of. The more any one speaks of himself, the less he likes to hear another talked of.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: The less you can enjoy, the poorer, the scantier yourself,the more you can enjoy, the richer, the more vigorous. The less you can enjoy, the poorer, the scantier yourself,
the more you can enjoy, the richer, the more vigorous.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: Who begins with severity, in judging of another, ends commonly with falsehood. Who begins with severity, in judging of another, ends commonly with falsehood.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: Not every one who has the gift of speech understands the value of silence. Not every one who has the gift of speech understands the value of silence.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: Where pride begins, love ceases. Where pride begins, love ceases.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: All affectation is the vain and ridiculous attempt of poverty to appear rich All affectation is the vain and ridiculous attempt of poverty to appear rich
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: The conscience is more wise than science. The conscience is more wise than science.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: He submits to be seen through a microscope, who suffers himself to be caught in a fit of passion. He submits to be seen through a microscope, who suffers himself to be caught in a fit of passion.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: The smiles that encourage severity of judgment hide malice and insincerity. The smiles that encourage severity of judgment hide malice and insincerity.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: Him, who incessantly laughs in the street, you may commonly hear grumbling in his closet. Him, who incessantly laughs in the street, you may commonly hear grumbling in his closet.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: Dress is an index of your contents. Dress is an index of your contents.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: Avoid him who from mere curiosity asks three questions running about a thing that cannot interest Him. Avoid him who from mere curiosity asks three questions running about a thing that cannot interest Him.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: He whose pride oppresses the humble may perhaps be humbled, but will never be humble. He whose pride oppresses the humble may perhaps be humbled, but will never be humble.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: He who goes round about in his requests wants commonly more than he chooses to appear to want. He who goes round about in his requests wants commonly more than he chooses to appear to want.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: Desire is the uneasiness a man finds in himself upon the absence of anything whose present enjoyment carries the idea of delight with it. Desire is the uneasiness a man finds in himself upon the absence of anything whose present enjoyment carries the idea of delight with it.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: To know yourself you have only to set down a true statement of those that ever loved or hated you. To know yourself you have only to set down a true statement of those that ever loved or hated you.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: As your enemies and your friends, so are you As your enemies and your friends, so are you
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: The loss of taste for what is right is loss of all right taste. The loss of taste for what is right is loss of all right taste.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: He who seeks to imbitter innocent pleasure has a cancer in his heart. He who seeks to imbitter innocent pleasure has a cancer in his heart.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: Wisdom is the repose of the mind. Wisdom is the repose of the mind.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: Borrowed wit is the poorest wit. Borrowed wit is the poorest wit.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: He who prorogues the honesty of today till to-morrow will probably prorogue his to-morrows to eternity. He who prorogues the honesty of today till to-morrow will probably prorogue his to-morrows to eternity.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: Thinkers are as scarce as gold. Thinkers are as scarce as gold.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: Who partakes in another's joys is a more humane character than he who partakes in his griefs. Who partakes in another's joys is a more humane character than he who partakes in his griefs.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: The proportion of genius to the vulgar is like one to a million. The proportion of genius to the vulgar is like one to a million.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: As a man's salutations, so is the total of his character; in nothing do we lay ourselves so open as in our manner of meeting and salutation. As a man's salutations, so is the total of his character; in nothing do we lay ourselves so open as in our manner of meeting and salutation.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: Who has a daring eye tell downright truths and downright lies. Who has a daring eye tell downright truths and downright lies.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: Just so far as we are pleased at finding faults, are we displeased at finding perfection. Just so far as we are pleased at finding faults, are we displeased at finding perfection.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: He has oratory who ravishes his hearers while he forgets himself. He has oratory who ravishes his hearers while he forgets himself.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: He whom common, gross, or stale objects allure, and when obtained, content, is a vulgar being, incapable of greatness in thought or action. He whom common, gross, or stale objects allure, and when obtained, content, is a vulgar being, incapable of greatness in thought or action.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: Fools learn nothing from wise men, but wise men learn much from fools. Fools learn nothing from wise men, but wise men learn much from fools.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: He who, silent, loves to be with us - he who loves us in our silence - has touched one of the keys that ravish hearts. He who, silent, loves to be with us - he who loves us in our silence - has touched one of the keys that ravish hearts.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: Who, under pressing temptations to lie, adheres to truth, nor to the profane betrays aught of a sacred trust, is near the summit of wisdom and virtue. Who, under pressing temptations to lie, adheres to truth, nor to the profane betrays aught of a sacred trust, is near the summit of wisdom and virtue.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: As you treat your body, so your house, your domestics, your enemies, your friends. Dress is a table of your contents. As you treat your body, so your house, your domestics, your enemies, your friends. Dress is a table of your contents.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: Loudness is impotence. Loudness is impotence.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: Who is respectable when thinking himself alone and free from observation will be so before the eye of all the world. Who is respectable when thinking himself alone and free from observation will be so before the eye of all the world.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: Be neither too early in the fashion, nor too long out of it; nor at any time in the extremes of it. Be neither too early in the fashion, nor too long out of it; nor at any time in the extremes of it.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: You can depend on no man, on no friend, but him who can depend on himself. You can depend on no man, on no friend, but him who can depend on himself.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: The mingled incentives which lead to action are often too subtle and lie too deep for us to analyze. The mingled incentives which lead to action are often too subtle and lie too deep for us to analyze.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: Mistrust the man who finds everything good, the man who finds everything evil and still more the man who is indifferent to everything. Mistrust the man who finds everything good, the man who finds everything evil and still more the man who is indifferent to everything.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: Who is fatal to others is so to himself. Who is fatal to others is so to himself.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: The craftiest trickery are too short and ragged a cloak to cover a bad heart. The craftiest trickery are too short and ragged a cloak to cover a bad heart.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: In the society of ladies, want of sense is not so unpardonable as want of manners. In the society of ladies, want of sense is not so unpardonable as want of manners.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: The jealous are possessed by a mad devil and a dull spirit at the same time. The jealous are possessed by a mad devil and a dull spirit at the same time.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: Know in the first place, that mankind agree in essence, as they do in limbs and senses. Know in the first place, that mankind agree in essence, as they do in limbs and senses.
Johann Kaspar Lavater quotes: Vociferation and calmness of character seldom meet in the same person. Vociferation and calmness of character seldom meet in the same person.