Christian Nevel Bovee Quotes


55 Christian Nevel Bovee quotes:



"Youth is too tumultuous for felicity; old age too insecure for happiness. The period most favorable to enjoyment, in a vigorous, fortunate, and generous life, is that between forty and sixty."
"It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness; it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it."
"It is the nature of thought to find its way into action."
"Economy is for the poor; the rich may dispense with it"
"Doubt whom you will, but never yourself."
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"Tears are nature's lotion for the eyes. The eyes see better for being washed by them."
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"Example has more followers than reason. We unconsciously imitate what pleases us, and approximate to the characters we most admire."
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"They are the weakest, however strong, who have no faith in themselves or their own powers."
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"Partial culture runs to the ornate; extreme culture to simplicity"
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"Courage enlarges, cowardice diminishes resources. In desperate straits the fears of the timid aggravate the dangers that imperil the brave."
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"The small courtesies sweeten life; the greater ennoble it."
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"For cowards the road of desertion should be left open; they will carry over to the enemy nothing, but their fears."
"Six traits of effective leaders: 1. Make others feel important 2. Promote a vision 3. Follow the golden rule 4. Admit mistakes 5. Criticize others only in private 6. Stay close to the action Example has more followers than reason. We unconsciously imitate what pleases us, and approximate to the characters we most admire."
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"Fame - a few words upon a tombstone, and the truth of those not to be depended on."
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"Panic is a sudden desertion of us, and a going over to the enemy of our imagination."
"Good men have the fewest fears. He has but one great fear who fears to do wrong; he has a thousand who has overcome it."
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"We fear things in proportion to our ignorance of them."
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"Books are embalmed minds"
"A book should be luminous not voluminous."
"The body of a sensualist is the coffin of a dead soul"
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