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JOHANN KASPAR LAVATER (JOHN CASPAR LAVATER)
Swiss theologian, poet, mystic and physiognomist
(1741 - 1801)
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No communication or gift can exhaust genius or impoverish charity.
      - [Charity]

Not every one who has the gift of speech understands the value of silence.
      - [Silence]

Nothing is so pregnant as cruelty; so multifarious, so rapid, so ever teeming a mother is unknown to the animal kingdom; each of her experiments provokes another and refines upon the last; though always progressive, yet always remote from the end.
      - [Cuckoos]

Obstinacy is the strength of the weak. Firmness founded upon principle, upon the truth and right, order and law, duty and generosity, is the obstinacy of sages.
      - [Obstinacy]

Receive no satisfaction for premeditated impertinence; forget it, forgive it, but keep him inexorably at a distance who offered it.
      - [Forgiveness]

Say not you know another entirely, till you have divided an inheritance with him.
      - [Inheritance]

Sensibility is the power of woman.
      - [Women]

She neglects her heart who too closely studies her glass.
      - [Vanity]

She whom smiles and tears make equally lovely may command all hearts.
      - [Charm]

Softness of smile indicates softness of character.
      - [Smiles]

Strange that cowards cannot see that their greatest safety lies in dauntless courage.
      - [Cowards]

Superstition always inspires littleness, religion grandeur of mind; the superstitious raises beings inferior to himself to deities.
      - [Superstition]

The affectation of sanctity is a blotch on the face of piety.
      - [Piety]

The conscience is more wise than science.
      - [Conscience]

The countenance is more eloquent than the tongue.
      - [Face]

The craftiest wiles are too short and ragged a cloak to cover a bad heart.
      - [Knavery]

The creditor whose appearance gladdens the heart of a debtor may hold his head in sunbeams and his foot on storms.
      - [Creditors]

The cruelty of the effeminate is more dreadful than that or the hardy.
      - [Cruelty]

The enemy of art is the enemy of nature; art is nothing but the highest sagacity and exertions of human nature; and what nature will he honor who honors not the human?
      - [Art]

The freer you feel yourself in the presence of another, the more free is he.
      - [Companions]

The friend of order has made half his way to virtue.
      - [Order]

The generous who is always just, and the just who is always generous, may, unannounced, approach the throne of heaven.
      - [Generosity : Heaven]

The great rule of moral conduct is, next to God, to respect time.
      - [Time]

The jealous is possessed by a "fine mad devil" and a dull spirit at once.
      - [Jealousy]

The less you can enjoy, the poorer, the scantier yourself,--the more you can enjoy, the richer, the more vigorous.
      - [Enjoyment]


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