Christian Bovee

1820 - 1904

A Quote by Christian Nestell Bovée on evil

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

Christian Bovee (1820 - 1904)

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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 bravery, courage, cowardice, fear, and timidity

Courage enlarges, cowardice diminishes resources. In desperate straits the fears of the timid aggravate the dangers that imperil the brave.

Christian Bovee (1820 - 1904)

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A Quote by Christian Nestell Bovée on life

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The small courtesies sweeten life; the greater ennoble it.

Christian Bovee (1820 - 1904)

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