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
When all else is lost, the future still remains.
Example has more followers than reason. We unconsciously imitate what pleases us, and approximate to...
There is great beauty in going through life without anxiety or fear. Half our fears...
Courage enlarges, cowardice diminishes resources. In desperate straits the fears of the timid aggravate the...
Our first and last love is self-love.
No man is happy without a delusion of some kind. Delusions are as necessary to...
Partial culture runs to the ornate, extreme culture to simplicity.
The small courtesies sweeten life; the greater ennoble it.
Wine is a treacherous friend who you must always be on guard for.
Next to being witty, the best thing is being able to quote another's wit.
The body of a sensualist is the coffin of a dead soul.
They are the weakest, however strong, who have no faith in themselves or their own...
The grandest of all laws is the law of progressive development. Under it, in the...
A sound discretion is not so much indicated by never making a mistake as by...
A failure establishes only this, that our determination to succeed was not strong enough.
The passions are like fire, useful in a thousand ways and dangerous only in one,...
Music is the fourth great material want, first food, then clothes, then shelter, then music.
Sensitiveness is closely allied to egotism; and excessive sensibility is only another name for morbid...
Tranquil pleasures last the longest; we are not fitted to bear the burden of great...
Many children, many cares; no children, no felicity.