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
Living with a saint is more grueling than being one.
Heaven lent you a soul, Earth will lend a grave.
No man is happy without a delusion of some kind. Delusions are as necessary to...
Courage enlarges, cowardice diminishes resources. In desperate straits the fears of the timid aggravate the...
Our first and last love is self-love.
A sound discretion is not so much indicated by never making a mistake as by...
Music is the fourth great material want, first food, then clothes, then shelter, then music.
The small courtesies sweeten life; the greater ennoble it.
There is great beauty in going through life without anxiety or fear. Half our fears...
The passions are like fire, useful in a thousand ways and dangerous only in one,...
When all else is lost, the future still remains.
The body of a sensualist is the coffin of a dead soul.
As threshing separates the wheat from the chaff, so does affliction purify virtue.
Next to being witty, the best thing is being able to quote another's wit.
In ambition, as in love, the successful can afford to be indulgent toward their rivals....
The method of the enterprising is to plan with audacity and execute with vigor.
Earth took her shining station as a star, In Heaven's dark hall, high up the...
Sensitiveness is closely allied to egotism; and excessive sensibility is only another name for morbid...
Wine is a treacherous friend who you must always be on guard for.
The grandest of all laws is the law of progressive development. Under it, in the...