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Christian Nestell Bovee – 15 Quotes

 

15 Quotes by Christian Nestell Bovee

 

There is great beauty in going through life without anxiety or fear. Half our fears are baseless, and the other half discreditable.

– Christian Nestell Bovee


Next to being witty, the best thing is being able to quote another’s wit.

– Christian Nestell Bovee


Courage enlarges, cowardice diminishes resources. In desperate straits the fears of the timid aggravate the dangers that imperil the brave.

– Christian Nestell Bovee


A failure establishes only this, that our determination to succeed was not strong enough.

– Christian Nestell Bovee


They are the weakest, however strong, who have no faith in themselves or their own powers.

– Christian Nestell Bovee


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.

– Christian Nestell Bovee


We fear things in proportion to our ignorance of them.

– Christian Nestell Bovee


Music is the fourth great material want, first food, then clothes, then shelter, then music.

– Christian Nestell Bovee


When all else is lost, the future still remains.

– Christian Nestell Bovee


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

– Christian Nestell Bovee


Panic is a sudden desertion of us, and a going over to the enemy of our imagination.

– Christian Nestell Bovee


Tears are nature’s lotion for the eyes. The eyes see better for being washed by them.

– Christian Nestell Bovee


We trifle when we assign limits to our desires, since nature hath set none.

– Christian Nestell Bovee


In politics, merit is rewarded by the possessor being raised, like a target, to a position to be fired at.

– Christian Nestell Bovee


Fame – a few words upon a tombstone, and the truth of those not to be depended on.

– Christian Nestell Bovee


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