Christian Nestell Bovee Quotes

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No man is happy without a delusion of some kind. Delusions are as necessary to our happiness as realities. -Christian Nestell Bovee
There is great beauty in going through life without anxiety or fear. Half our fears are baseless, and the other half discreditable. -Christian Nestell Bovee
Next to being witty, the best thing is being able to quote another's wit. -Christian Nestell Bovee
Courage enlarges, cowardice diminishes resources. In desperate straits the fears of the timid aggravate the dangers that imperil the brave. -Christian Nestell Bovee
They are the weakest, however strong, who have no faith in themselves or their own powers. -Christian Nestell Bovee
We fear things in proportion to our ignorance of them. -Christian Nestell Bovee
Music is the fourth great material want, first food, then clothes, then shelter, then music. -Christian Nestell Bovee
When all else is lost, the future still remains. -Christian Nestell Bovee
Panic is a sudden desertion of us, and a going over to the enemy of our imagination. -Christian Nestell Bovee
Tears are nature's lotion for the eyes. The eyes see better for being washed by them. -Christian Nestell Bovee
False friends are like our shadow, keeping close to us while we walk in the sunshine, but leaving us the instant we cross into the shade. -Christian Nestell Bovee
A sound discretion is not so much indicated by never making a mistake as by never repeating it. -Christian Nestell Bovee
There are none so low but they have their triumphs. Small successes suffice for small souls. -Christian Nestell Bovee
Four sweet lips, two pure souls, and one undying affection, these are love's pretty ingredients for a kiss. -Christian Nestell Bovee
Life is indeed either a rich possession or a poor, according as it is made subservient to noble aims or ignoble pleasures. -Christian Nestell Bovee
The nearest approximation to an understanding of life is to feel it--to realize it to the full--to be a profound and inscrutable mystery. -Christian Nestell Bovee
The past is the sepulchre of our dead emotions. -Christian Nestell Bovee
Logic invents as many fallacies as it detects; it is a good weapon, but as liable to be used in a bad as in a good cause. -Christian Nestell Bovee
It may almost be held that the hope of commercial gain has done nearly as much for the cause of truth as even the love of truth. -Christian Nestell Bovee
Marriage, by making us more contented, causes us often to be less enterprising. -Christian Nestell Bovee
Heaven lent you a soul, Earth will lend a grave. -Christian Nestell Bovee
The loss of a beloved connection awakens an interest in Heaven before unfelt. -Christian Nestell Bovee
Passion looks not beyond the moment of its existence. Better, it says, the kisses of love to day, than the felicities of heaven afar off. -Christian Nestell Bovee
He half retrieves a defeat who yields to it gracefully. -Christian Nestell Bovee
The loveliest faces are to be seen by moonlight, when one sees half with the eye and half with the fancy. -Christian Nestell Bovee
Dreamers are half-way men of thought, and men of thought are half-way men of action. -Christian Nestell Bovee
Something of a person's character may be observed by how they smile. Some never smile they only grin. -Christian Nestell Bovee
In one important respect a man is fortunate in being poor. His responsibility to God is so much the less -Christian Nestell Bovee
Men, like musical instruments, seem made to be played upon. -Christian Nestell Bovee
Too much society makes a man frivolous; too little, a savage. -Christian Nestell Bovee
Talk less about the years to come, Live, love labor more today. -Christian Nestell Bovee
The natural wants are few, and easily gratified: it is only those which are artificial that perplex us by their multiplicity. -Christian Nestell Bovee
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