Fame - a few words upon a tombstone, and the truth of those not to be depended on.
Quote by Christian Nestell Bovee
Christian Nestell Bovee Quotes
Partial culture runs to the ornate, extreme culture to simplicity.
When all else is lost, the future still remains.
The small courtesies sweeten life; the greater ennoble it.
As threshing separates the wheat from the chaff, so does affliction purify virtue.
Tranquil pleasures last the longest; we are not fitted to bear the burden of great...
Our first and last love is self-love.
Sensitiveness is closely allied to egotism; and excessive sensibility is only another name for morbid...
They are the weakest, however strong, who have no faith in themselves or their own...
No man is happy without a delusion of some kind. Delusions are as necessary to...
A sound discretion is not so much indicated by never making a mistake as by...
It is ever the invisible that is the object of our profoundest worship. With the...
Music is the fourth great material want, first food, then clothes, then shelter, then music.
Panic is a sudden desertion of us, and a going over to the enemy of...
Earth took her shining station as a star, In Heaven's dark hall, high up the...
The method of the enterprising is to plan with audacity and execute with vigor.
The body of a sensualist is the coffin of a dead soul.
We trifle when we assign limits to our desires, since nature hath set none.
Heaven lent you a soul, Earth will lend a grave.
Example has more followers than reason. We unconsciously imitate what pleases us, and approximate to...
The great artist is a slave to his ideals.