Christian Nevel Bovee Quotes


55 Christian Nevel Bovee quotes:



"Books are embalmed minds"
"Music is the fourth great material want, first food, then clothes, then shelter, then music."
"It is our relation to circumstances that determine their influence over us. The same wind that blows one ship into port may blow another off shore."
Author: Bovee Quotes Category: Circumstance Quotes
"For cowards the road of desertion should be left open; they will carry over to the enemy nothing, but their fears."
"We trifle when we assign limits to our desires, since nature hath set none."
Author: Bovee Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"Doubt whom you will, but never yourself."
Author: Bovee Quotes Category: Doubt Quotes
"Fame - a few words upon a tombstone, and the truth of those not to be depended on."
Author: Bovee Quotes Category: Fame Quotes
"The busiest of living agents are certain dead men's thoughts"
Author: Bovee Quotes Category: Living Quotes
"Passion doesn't look beyond the moment of its existence."
Author: Bovee Quotes Category: Passion Quotes
"Partial culture runs to the ornate; extreme culture to simplicity"
Author: Bovee Quotes Category: Culture Quotes
"A failure establishes only this, that our determination to succeed was not strong enough."
"Self-distrust is the cause of most of our failure. In the assurance of strength there is strength, and, they are the weakest, however strong, who have no faith in themselves or their powers."
Author: Bovee Quotes Category: Confidence Quotes Distrust Quotes
"When all else is lost, the future still remains."
Author: Bovee Quotes Category: Future Quotes
"Tranquil pleasures last the longest; we are not fitted to bear the burden of great joys."
Author: Bovee Quotes Category: Joy Quotes
"The passions are like fire, useful in a thousand ways and dangerous only in one, through their excess."
Author: Bovee Quotes Category: Passion Quotes
"If one is not virtuous he becomes vicious."
Author: Bovee Quotes Category: Virtue Quotes
"The busiest of living agents are certain dead men's thoughts."
"A book should be luminous not voluminous."
"All men are alike in their lower natures; it is in their higher characters that they differ."
Author: Bovee Quotes Category: Character Quotes
"The cheerful live longest in years, and afterwards in our regards. Cheerfulness is the off-shoot of goodness."
Author: Bovee Quotes Category: Cheerfulness Quotes



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