Christian Nevell Bovee

Christian Nevell Bovee

American author and lawyer
There is something in the character of every man which cannot be broken in--the skeleton of his character; and to try to alter this is like training a sheep for draught purposes. GEORG CHRISTOPH LICHTENBERG, The Reflections of Lichtenberg We become familiar with the outsides of men, as with the outsides of houses, and think we know them, while we are ignorant of so much that is passing within them.More Christian Nevell Bovee quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The great artist is a slave to his ideals.More Christian Nevell Bovee quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When we have the means to pay for what we desire, what we get is not so much what is best, as what is costliest.More Christian Nevell Bovee quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There would not be so much harm in the giddy following the fashions, if somehow the wise could always set them.More Christian Nevell Bovee quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
To quote copiously and well, requires taste, judgment, and erudition, a feeling for the beautiful, an appreciation of the noble, and a sense of the profound.More Christian Nevell Bovee quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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