Quotes by Christian Nevell Bovee

Christian Nevell Bovee

Christian Nevell Bovee

American writer

Alive from: 1820-1904

Category: Writers (Contemporary)

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    For cowards the road of desertion should be left open; they will carry over to the enemy nothing, but their fears.
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    Formerly when great fortunes were only made in war, war was business; but now when great fortunes are only made by business: Business is war!
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    Genius makes its observations in short-hand; talent writes them out at length.
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    Good men have the fewest fears. He has but one great fear who fears to do wrong; he has a thousand who has overcome it.
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    Hope is the best part of our riches.
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    If one is not virtuous he becomes vicious.
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    Imitation belittles.
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    In ambition, as in love, the successful can afford to be indulgent toward their rivals. The prize our own, it is graceful to recognize the merit that vainly aspired to it.
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    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.
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    It is the nature of thought to find its way into action.
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    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.
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    Kindness is a language the dumb can speak and the deaf can hear and understand.
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    Luminous quotations alone, by their interest, for the dullness of an inferior book, and add to the value of a superior work by the variety which they lend to its style and treatment.
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    Many children, many cares; no children, no felicity.
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    Mind unemployed is mind un-enjoyed.
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