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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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    Have you ever seen a pedant with a warm heart?
    —Johann Kaspar Lavater (1741–1801)

    Neatness begets order; but from order to taste there is the same difference as from taste to genius, or from love to friendship.
    —Johann Kaspar Lavater (1741–1801)

    Him, who incessantly laughs in the street, you may commonly hear grumbling in his closet.
    —Johann Kaspar Lavater (1741–1801)