Christian Bovee

1820 - 1904

A Quote by Christian Nestell Bovée on past

in

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

Christian Bovee (1820 - 1904)

Contributed by: Zaady

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)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Christian Nestell Bovée on egotism

in

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)

Contributed by: Zaady

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)

Contributed by: Zaady

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)

Contributed by: Zaady

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)

Contributed by: Zaady

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)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Christian Nestell Bovée on food and music

in

Music is the fourth great material want of our natures, - first food, then raiment, then shelter, then music.

Christian Bovee (1820 - 1904)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Christian Nestell Bovée on doubt

in

Doubt whom you will, but never yourself.

Christian Bovee (1820 - 1904)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Christian Nestell Bovée on execution and possibility

The method of the enterprising is to plan with audacity, and execute with vigor; to sketch out the map of possibilities; and then to treat them as probabilities.

Christian Bovee (1820 - 1904)

Contributed by: Zaady

Syndicate content