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Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: Genuine religion is matter of feeling rather than matter of opinion. Genuine religion is matter of feeling rather than matter of opinion.
Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: Words, like cannon balls, should go direct to their mark. Words, like cannon balls, should go direct to their mark.
Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: It is of very little use in trying to be dignified, if dignity is no part of your character. It is of very little use in trying to be dignified, if dignity is no part of your character.
Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: We fear things in proportion to our ignorance of them. We fear things in proportion to our ignorance of them.
Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: Hard workers are usually honest; industry lifts them above temptation. Hard workers are usually honest; industry lifts them above temptation.
Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: There are none so low but they have their triumphs. Small successes suffice for small souls. There are none so low but they have their triumphs. Small successes suffice for small souls.
Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: Partial culture runs to the ornate, extreme culture to simplicity. Partial culture runs to the ornate, extreme culture to simplicity.
Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: Tears are nature's lotion for the eyes. The eyes see better for being washed by them. Tears are nature's lotion for the eyes. The eyes see better for being washed by them.
Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: Give me the character and I will forecast the event. Give me the character and I will forecast the event.
Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: Too much society makes a man frivolous; too little, a savage. Too much society makes a man frivolous; too little, a savage.
Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: Elements of the heroic exist in almost every individual: it is only the felicitous development of them all in one that is rare. Elements of the heroic exist in almost every individual: it is only the felicitous development of them all in one that is rare.
Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: The cheerful live longest in years, and afterwards in our regards. Cheerfulness is the off-shoot of goodness. The cheerful live longest in years, and afterwards in our regards. Cheerfulness is the off-shoot of goodness.
Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: The heart contracts as the pocket expands. The heart contracts as the pocket expands.
Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: We trifle when we assign limits to our desires, since nature hath set none. We trifle when we assign limits to our desires, since nature hath set none.
Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: The trouble with men of sense is that they are so dreadfully in earnest all the while. The trouble with men of sense is that they are so dreadfully in earnest all the while.
Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: A man cannot paint portraits till he has seen faces. A man cannot paint portraits till he has seen faces.
Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: Books are embalmed minds. Books are embalmed minds.
Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: The nearest approximation to an understanding of life is to feel itto realize it to the fullto be a profound and inscrutable mystery. 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 quotes: Common sense, alas in spite of our educational institutions, is a rare commodity. Common sense, alas in spite of our educational institutions, is a rare commodity.
Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: We give our best affections to the beautiful, only our second best to the useful. We give our best affections to the beautiful, only our second best to the useful.
Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: In one important respect a man is fortunate in being poor. His responsibility to God is so much the less In one important respect a man is fortunate in being poor. His responsibility to God is so much the less
Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: The greatest happiness comes from the greatest activity. The greatest happiness comes from the greatest activity.
Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: Excessive sensibility is only another name for morbid self-consciousness. Excessive sensibility is only another name for morbid self-consciousness.
Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: It is with a company as it is with a punch, everything depends upon the ingredients of which it in composed. It is with a company as it is with a punch, everything depends upon the ingredients of which it in composed.
Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: The most brilliant flashes of wit come from a clouded mind, as lightning leaps only from an obscure firmament. The most brilliant flashes of wit come from a clouded mind, as lightning leaps only from an obscure firmament.
Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: It is one of the arts of a great beauty to heighten the effect of her charms by affecting to be sweetly unconscious of them. It is one of the arts of a great beauty to heighten the effect of her charms by affecting to be sweetly unconscious of them.
Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: Living with a saint is more grueling than being one. Living with a saint is more grueling than being one.
Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: Adhesion to one idea is monomania; to few, slavery. Adhesion to one idea is monomania; to few, slavery.
Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: The beauty seen is partly in him who sees it. The beauty seen is partly in him who sees it.
Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: An illusion dissipated is an experience gained. An illusion dissipated is an experience gained.
Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: Discretion is the salt, and fancy the sugar of life; the one preserves, the other sweetens it. Discretion is the salt, and fancy the sugar of life; the one preserves, the other sweetens it.
Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: All good writing leaves something unexpressed. All good writing leaves something unexpressed.
Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: Heaven lent you a soul, Earth will lend a grave. Heaven lent you a soul, Earth will lend a grave.
Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: The past is the sepulchre of our dead emotions. The past is the sepulchre of our dead emotions.
Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: Alas, the transports beauty can inspire! Alas, the transports beauty can inspire!
Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: The method of the enterprising is to plan with audacity and execute with vigor. The method of the enterprising is to plan with audacity and execute with vigor.
Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: Repose without stagnation is the state most favorable to happiness. "The great felicity of life," says Seneca, "is to be without perturbations. Repose without stagnation is the state most favorable to happiness. "The great felicity of life," says Seneca, "is to be without perturbations.
Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: In the assurance of strength there is strength; and they are the weakest, however strong, who have no faith in themselves or their powers. In the assurance of strength there is strength; and they are the weakest, however strong, who have no faith in themselves or their powers.
Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: We absolve a friend from gratitude when we remind him of a favor. We absolve a friend from gratitude when we remind him of a favor.
Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: 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. 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 quotes: Few minds wear out; more rust out. Few minds wear out; more rust out.
Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: Tearless grief bleeds inwardly Tearless grief bleeds inwardly
Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: He that shrinks from the grave with too great a dread, has an invisible fear behind him pushing him into it. He that shrinks from the grave with too great a dread, has an invisible fear behind him pushing him into it.
Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: To death we owe our life; the passing of one generation opens a way for another. To death we owe our life; the passing of one generation opens a way for another.
Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: Genius makes its observations in short-hand; talent writes them out at length. Genius makes its observations in short-hand; talent writes them out at length.
Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: A book should be luminous not voluminous. A book should be luminous not voluminous.
Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: No work deserves to be criticized that has not much in it that deserves to be applauded. No work deserves to be criticized that has not much in it that deserves to be applauded.
Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: A peculiar work in any art must not be too hastily judged. New styles have to create new tastes. A peculiar work in any art must not be too hastily judged. New styles have to create new tastes.
Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: Love makes a few weeks so rich that all the rest of our lives seems poor in comparison. Love makes a few weeks so rich that all the rest of our lives seems poor in comparison.
Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: A sound discretion is not so much indicated by never making a mistake as by never repeating it. A sound discretion is not so much indicated by never making a mistake as by never repeating it.
Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: The small courtesies sweeten life; the greater ennoble it. The small courtesies sweeten life; the greater ennoble it.
Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: Fame - a few words upon a tombstone, and the truth of those not to be depended on. Fame - a few words upon a tombstone, and the truth of those not to be depended on.
Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: The best evidence of merit is a cordial recognition of it whenever and wherever it may be found. The best evidence of merit is a cordial recognition of it whenever and wherever it may be found.
Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: Dishonest people conceal their faults from themselves as well as others, honest people know and confess them. Dishonest people conceal their faults from themselves as well as others, honest people know and confess them.
Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: Merit is never so conspicuous as when coupled with an obscure origin, just as the moon never appears so lustrous as when it emerges from a cloud. Merit is never so conspicuous as when coupled with an obscure origin, just as the moon never appears so lustrous as when it emerges from a cloud.
Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: The Breath becomes a stone; the stone, a plant; the plant, an animal; the animal, a man; the man, a spirit; and the spirit, a god. The Breath becomes a stone; the stone, a plant; the plant, an animal; the animal, a man; the man, a spirit; and the spirit, a god.
Christian Nestell Bovee quotes: Affliction, like the iron-smith, shapes as it smites. Affliction, like the iron-smith, shapes as it smites.