Christian Bovee

1820 - 1904

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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A Quote by Christian Nestell Bovée on food and music

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

Christian Bovee (1820 - 1904)

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A Quote by Christian Nestell Bovée on doubt

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Doubt whom you will, but never yourself.

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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)

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A Quote by Christian Nestell Bovée on future and losing

When all else is lost, the future still remains.

Christian Bovee (1820 - 1904)

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A Quote by Christian Nestell Bovée on evil

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It is some compensation for great evils that they enforce great lessons.

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A Quote by Christian Nestell Bovée on aim, criticism, direction, excellence, imperfection, popularity, and present

The legitimate aim of criticism is to direct attention to the excellent. The bad will dig its own grave, and the imperfect may safely be left to that final neglect from which no amount of present undeserved popularity can rescue it.

Christian Bovee (1820 - 1904)

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A Quote by Christian Nestell Bovée on garden and god

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To cultivate a garden is to walk with God.

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A Quote by Christian Nestell Bovée on determination, failure, and success

A failure establishes only this, that our determination to succeed was not strong enough.

Christian Bovee (1820 - 1904)

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