Christian Bovee

1820 - 1904

A Quote by Christian Nestell Bovée on past

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We make way for the man who boldly pushes past us.

Christian Bovee (1820 - 1904)

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A Quote by Christian Nestell Bovée on love and self-love

Our first and last love is - self-love.

Christian Bovee (1820 - 1904)

Source: Thoughts, Feelings, and Fancies, (1857)

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A Quote by Christian Nestell Bovée on egotism

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Sensitiveness is closely allied to egotism. Indeed, excessive sensitiveness is only another name for morbid self-consciousness. The cure for it is to make more of our objects, and less of ourselves.

Christian Bovee (1820 - 1904)

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A Quote by Christian Nestell Bovée on body, death, and soul

The body of a sensualist is the coffin of a dead soul.

Christian Bovee (1820 - 1904)

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A Quote by Christian Nestell Bovée on enemies and imagination

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

Christian Bovee (1820 - 1904)

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A Quote by Christian Nestell Bovée on custom, freedom, and tyranny

There is no tyrant like custom, and no freedom where its edicts are not resisted.

Christian Bovee (1820 - 1904)

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A Quote by Christian Nestell Bovée on god, life, women, and worth

Next to God, we are indebted to women, first for life itself, and then for making it worth having.

Christian Bovee (1820 - 1904)

Source: Thoughts, Feelings, and Fancies, (1857)

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A Quote by Christian Nestell Bovée on kindness, language, and understanding

Kindness - a language which the dumb can speak, and the deaf can understand.

Christian Bovee (1820 - 1904)

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A Quote by Christian Nestell Bovée on affection, kiss, and passion

It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness; it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it.

Christian Bovee (1820 - 1904)

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A Quote by Christian Nestell Bovée on discretion and mistakes

A sound discretion is not so much indicated by never making a mistake as by never repeating it.

Christian Bovee (1820 - 1904)

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