"I am prejudiced in favor of him who, without impudence, can ask boldly. He has faith in humanity, and faith in himself. No one who is not accustomed to giving grandly can ask nobly and with boldness."
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."Johann Kaspar Lavater on Mother Teresa
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."Johann Kaspar Lavater on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step."Johann Kaspar Lavater on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired."Johann Kaspar Lavater on Martin Luther
"Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts."Johann Kaspar Lavater on Mahatma Gandhi
"Trust him not with your secrets, who, when left alone in your room, turns over your papers."
"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."
"Neatness begets order but from order to taste there is the same difference as from taste to genius, or from love to friendship."
"The jealous are possessed by a mad devil and a dull spirit at the same time."
"The great rule of moral conduct is next to God, respect time."