Quotes about physiognomy:
- Children are marvelously and intuitively correct physiognomists. The youngest of them exhibit this trait.
- As the language of the face is universal, so 'tis very comprehensive; no laconism can reach it; 'tis the short-hand of the mind, and crowds a great deal in a little room.
- Spite of Lavater, faces are oftentimes great lies. They are the paper money of society, for which, on demand, there frequently proves to be no gold in the human coffer.
- The scope of an intellect is not to be measured with a tape-string, or a character deciphered from the shape or length of a nose.
- People's opinions of themselves are legible in their countenances.
- Klopsch, Louis, 1852-1910 (1896). Many Thoughts of Many Minds.