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Act well at the moment, and you have performed a good action for all eternity.
Action
Johann Kaspar Lavater

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Action, looks, words, steps, form the alphabet by which you may spell character.
Character
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Airs of importance are the credentials of impotence.
Pride
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Be not the fourth friend of him who had three before and lost them.
Friends and Friendship
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Beware of him who hates the laugh of a child.
Laughter
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Conscience is the sentinel of virtue.
Conscience
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Genius always gives its best at first; prudence, at last.
Genius
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Have you ever seen a pedant with a warm heart?
Learning
Johann Kaspar Lavater

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He can feel no little wants who is in pursuit of grandeur.
Want
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He submits to be seen through a microscope, who suffers himself to be caught in a fit of passion.
Passion
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Him, who incessantly laughs in the street, you may commonly hear grumbling in his closet.
Laughter
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If you see one cold and vehement at the same time, set him down for a fanatic.
Fanatics and Fanaticism
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Intuition is the clear concept of the whole at once.
Intuition
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Let none turn over books, or roam the stars in quest of God, who sees him not in man.
God
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Never say you know a man until you have divided an inheritance with him.
Inheritance
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Say not you know another entirely till you have divided an inheritance with him.
Inheritance
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Stubbornness is the strength of the weak.
Stubbornness
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The craftiest trickery are too short and ragged a cloak to cover a bad heart.
Deception
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The great rule of moral conduct is next to God, respect time.
Morality
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The jealous are possessed by a mad devil and a dull spirit at the same time.
Jealousy
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The public seldom forgive twice.
Public
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There are three classes of men; the retrograde, the stationary and the progressive.
Men
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To know yourself you have only to set down a true statement of those that ever loved or hated you.
Self-knowledge
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Trust him not with your secrets, who, when left alone in your room, turns over your papers.
Secrets
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Who has a daring eye tell downright truths and downright lies.
Eyes
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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
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