Quotes by Christian Nevell Bovee

Christian Nevell Bovee

Christian Nevell Bovee

American writer

Alive from: 1820-1904

Category: Writers (Contemporary)

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    The great artist is a slave to his ideals.
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    The highest virtue found in the tropics is chastity, and in the colder regions, temperance.
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    The method of the enterprising is to plan with audacity and execute with vigor.
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    The passions are like fire, useful in a thousand ways and dangerous only in one, through their excess.
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    The small courtesies sweeten life; the greater ennoble it.
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    There are ceremonious bows that repel one like a cudgel.
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    There is great beauty in going through life without anxiety or fear. Half our fears are baseless, and the other half discreditable.
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    Tranquil pleasures last the longest; we are not fitted to bear the burden of great joys.
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    We make way for the man who boldly pushes past us.
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    We trifle when we assign limits to our desires, since nature hath set none.
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    What we call conscience in many instances, is only a wholesome fear of the law.
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    When all else is lost, the future still remains.
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    Wine is a treacherous friend who you must always be on guard for.
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    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.
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