Too much gravity argues a shallow mind.
He who seldom speaks, and with one calm well-timed word can strike dumb the loquacious, is a genius or a hero.
Genius is the talent for seeing things straight.- Maude Adams
Real genius of moral insight is a motor which will start any engine.- Edmund Wilson
The only guaranteed way to be a genius is to surround yourself with idiots.- Ziad K. Abdelnour
Mr Robert Montgomery’s genius [is] far too free and aspiring to be shackled by the rules...- Thomas Babington Macaulay
A man of genius makes no mistakes. His errors are volitional and are the portals of discov- James Joyce
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|Birth:||15th November, 1741|
|Death:||2nd January, 1801|
|Profession:||Poet, Theologian, Writer|
Johann Kaspar Lavater was born in Zürich, Switzerland. He was a Swiss poet, writer, philosopher, physiognomist and theologian. He served as pastor of St. Peter’s Church in Zürich. He is most well known for his work in the field of physiognomy, Physiognomische Fragmente zur Beförderung der Menschenkenntnis und Menschenliebe, published between 1775 and 1778. His most important books are Aussichten in die Ewigkeit, Geheimes Tagebuch von einem Beobachter seiner selbst, Pontius Pilatus, and Nathanael.
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