Our first and last love is self-love.
Quote by Christian Nestell Bovee
Christian Nestell Bovee Quotes
False friends are like our shadow, keeping close to us while we walk in the...
Fame - a few words upon a tombstone, and the truth of those not to...
The body of a sensualist is the coffin of a dead soul.
Example has more followers than reason. We unconsciously imitate what pleases us, and approximate to...
Many children, many cares; no children, no felicity.
We trifle when we assign limits to our desires, since nature hath set none.
Genius makes its observations in short-hand; talent writes them out at length.
Courage enlarges, cowardice diminishes resources. In desperate straits the fears of the timid aggravate the...
The method of the enterprising is to plan with audacity and execute with vigor.
Wine is a treacherous friend who you must always be on guard for.
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.
Panic is a sudden desertion of us, and a going over to the enemy of...
Doubt whom you will, but never yourself.
It is ever the invisible that is the object of our profoundest worship. With the...
Heaven lent you a soul, Earth will lend a grave.
A failure establishes only this, that our determination to succeed was not strong enough.
The small courtesies sweeten life; the greater ennoble it.
Partial culture runs to the ornate, extreme culture to simplicity.
Tranquil pleasures last the longest; we are not fitted to bear the burden of great...