The jealous are possessed by a mad devil and a dull spirit at the same time.
Neatness begets order; but from order to taste there is the same difference as from taste to genius, or from love to friendship.
Who makes quick use of the moment is a genius of prudence.
Action, looks, words, steps, form the alphabet by which you may spell character.
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.
Mistrust the person who finds everything good, and the person who finds everything evil, and mistrust even more the person who is indifferent to everything.
Say not you know another entirely till you have divided an inheritance with him.
Don't speak evil of someone if you don't know for certain, and if you do know ask yourself, why am I telling it?
He who seldom speaks, and with one calm well-timed word can strike dumb the loquacious, is a genius or a hero.
You may depend upon it that he is a good man whose intimate friends are all good, and whose enemies are decidedly bad.
Him, who incessantly laughs in the street, you may commonly hear grumbling in his closet.
Intuition is the clear conception of the whole at once.
He, who cannot forgive a trespass of malice to his enemy, has never yet tasted the most sublime enjoyment of love.
There are three classes of men; the retrograde, the stationary and the progressive.
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