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Johann Kaspar Lavater

Johann Kaspar (or Caspar) Lavater (15 November 1741 – 2 January 1801) was a Swiss poet and physiognomist.

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    Let none turn over books, or roam the stars in quest of God, who sees him not in man.
    Johann Kaspar Lavater (1741–1801)

    Who in the same given time can produce more than others has vigor; who can produce more and better, has talents; who can produce what none else can, has genius.
    —Johann Kaspar Lavater (1741–1801)

    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.
    —Johann Kaspar Lavater (1741–1801)

    Say not you know another entirely till you have divided an inheritance with him.
    —Johann Kaspar Lavater (1741–1801)