Christian Nevell Bovee

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Christian Nevell Bovee

Christian Nevell Bovee

We trifle when we assign limits to our desires, since nature hath set none.More Christian Nevell Bovee [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
For cowards the road of desertion should be left open; they will carry over to the enemy nothing, but their fears.More Christian Nevell Bovee [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The small courtesies sweeten life; the greater ennoble it.More Christian Nevell Bovee [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
No man is happy without a delusion of some kind. Delusions are as necessary to our happiness as realities.More Christian Nevell Bovee [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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.More Christian Nevell Bovee [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Tranquil pleasures last the longest; we are not fitted to bear the burden of great joys.More Christian Nevell Bovee [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The cheerful live longest in years, and afterwards in our regards. Cheerfulness is the off-shoot of goodness.More Christian Nevell Bovee [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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.More Christian Nevell Bovee [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
What we call conscience in many instances, is only a wholesome fear of the law.More Christian Nevell Bovee [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
When all else is lost, the future still remains.More Christian Nevell Bovee [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Genius makes its observations in short-hand; talent writes them out at length.More Christian Nevell Bovee [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Example has more followers than reason. We unconsciously imitate what pleases us, and approximate to the characters we most admire.More Christian Nevell Bovee [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Dishonest people conceal their faults from themselves as well as others, honest people know and confess them.More Christian Nevell Bovee [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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.More Christian Nevell Bovee [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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.More Christian Nevell Bovee [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A pleasant illusion is better than a harsh reality.More Christian Nevell Bovee [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The passions are like fire, useful in a thousand ways and dangerous only in one, through their excess.More Christian Nevell Bovee [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Kindness is a language the dumb can speak and the deaf can hear and understand.More Christian Nevell Bovee [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Hope is the best part of our riches.More Christian Nevell Bovee [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Music is the fourth great material want, first food, then clothes, then shelter, then music.More Christian Nevell Bovee [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The method of the enterprising is to plan with audacity and execute with vigor.More Christian Nevell Bovee [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We make way for the man who boldly pushes past us.More Christian Nevell Bovee [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The body of a sensualist is the coffin of a dead soul.More Christian Nevell Bovee [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Our first and last love is... self-love.More Christian Nevell Bovee [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Tearless grief bleeds inwardly.More Christian Nevell Bovee [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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