Quotes by Christian Nevell Bovee

Christian Nevell Bovee

Christian Nevell Bovee

American writer

Alive from: 1820-1904

Category: Writers (Contemporary)

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    Music is the fourth great material want, first food, then clothes, then shelter, then music.
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    Next to being witty yourself, the best thing is being able to quote another's wit.
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    Panic is a sudden desertion of us, and a going over to the enemy of our imagination.
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    Partial culture runs to the ornate, extreme culture to simplicity.
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    Passion doesn't look beyond the moment of its existence.
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    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.
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    Sensitiveness is closely allied to egotism; and excessive sensibility is only another name for morbid self-consciousness. The cure for tender sensibilities is to make more of our objects and less of our selves.
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    Something of a person's character may be observed by how they smile. Some never smile they only grin.
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    Tearless grief bleeds inwardly.
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    Tears are nature's lotion for the eyes. The eyes see better for being washed by them.
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    The beauty seen, is partly in him who sees it.
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    The body of a sensualist is the coffin of a dead soul.
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    The busiest of living agents are certain dead men's thoughts.
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    The cheerful live longest in years, and afterwards in our regards. Cheerfulness is the off-shoot of goodness.
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    The grandest of all laws is the law of progressive development. Under it, in the wide sweep of things, men grow wiser as they grow older, and societies better.
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