Christian Bovee

1820 - 1904

A Quote by Christian Nestell Bovée on action, admiration, generosity, habits, imitation, influence, reason, and thought

Example has more followers than reason. We unconsciously imitate what pleases us, and approximate to the characters we most admire. A generous habit of thought and action carries with it an incalculable influence.

Christian Bovee (1820 - 1904)

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A Quote by Christian Nestell Bovée on doubt, fatherhood, and inventions

Galileo called doubt the father of invention; it is certainly the pioneer.

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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