"If you wish to appear agreeable in society, you must consent to be taught many things which you know already."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Johann Kaspar Lavater on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Johann Kaspar Lavater on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Johann Kaspar Lavater on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Johann Kaspar Lavater on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."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."
"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."
"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."