101 Total Quotes

Christian+Nevell Bovee Quotes

Christian Nevell Bovee
A sound discretion is not so much indicated by never making a mistake as by never repeating it.
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#Discretion

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No man is happy without a delusion of some kind. Delusions are as necessary to our happiness as realities.
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#Deception

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Every trait of beauty may be referred to some virtue, as to innocence, candor, generosity, modesty, or heroism. St. Pierre To cultivate the sense of the beautiful, is one of the most effectual ways of cultivating an appreciation of the divine goodness.
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#Beauty

Christian Nevell Bovee
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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#Fear #Anxiety

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Six traits of effective leaders: 1. Make others feel important 2. Promote a vision 3. Follow the golden rule 4. Admit mistakes 5. Criticize others only in private 6. Stay close to the action Example has more followers than reason. We unconsciously imitate what pleases us, and approximate to the characters we most admire.
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#Leadership #Effective

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Kindness is a language the dumb can speak and the deaf can hear and understand.
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#Kindness

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Earth took her shining station as a star, In Heaven's dark hall, high up the crowd of worlds.
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#Crowd

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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
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#Appreciation

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The highest virtue found in the tropics is chastity, and in the colder regions, temperance.
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#Virtue #Chastity

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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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#Affection #Kisses And Kissing

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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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#Circumstance #Circumstances

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Next to being witty yourself, the best thing is being able to quote another's wit.
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#Quotations #Wit

Christian Nevell Bovee
The next best thing to being witty is to quote another's wit
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#Wit

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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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#Progress

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Economy is for the poor; the rich may dispense with it
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#Economy

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Tranquil pleasures last the longest; we are not fitted to bear the burden of great joys.
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#Joy

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We make way for the man who boldly pushes past us.
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#Perseverance #Man

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False friends are like our shadow, keeping close to us while we walk in the sunshine, but leaving us the instant we cross into the shade.
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#Friends Or Friendship #Quote of the Day

Christian Nevell Bovee
The beauty seen, is partly in him who sees it.
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#Beauty

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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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#Life #Age And Aging

Christian Nevell Bovee
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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#Egotism