Physiognomy Quotes

Quotes about physiognomy:

  • “Children are marvelously and intuitively correct physiognomists. The youngest of them exhibit this trait.”
    o Bartol

  • “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.”
    o Jeremy Collier

  • “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.”
    o F.G. Trafford

  • “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.”
    o Bovee

  • “People’s opinions of themselves are legible in their countenances.”
    o Jeremy Collier

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