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All Quotes by author - Christian Nestell Bovee
" A sound discretion is not so much indicated by never making a mistake as by never repeating it. "
" As threshing separates the wheat from the chaff, so does affliction purify virtue. "
" Courage enlarges, cowardice diminishes resources. In desperate straits the fears of the timid aggravate the dangers that imperil the brave. "
" Doubt whom you will, but never yourself. "
" Earth took her shining station as a star, In Heaven's dark hall, high up the crowd of worlds. "
" Enthusiasm is the inspiration of everything great. Without it no man is to be feared, and with it none despised. "
" False friends are like our shadow, keeping close to us while we walk in the sunshine, but leaving us the instant we cross into the shade. "
" Fame - a few words upon a tombstone, and the truth of those not to be depended on. "
" Good men have the fewest fears. He has but one great fear who fears to do wrong; he has a thousand who has overcome it. "
" Heaven lent you a soul, Earth will lend a grave. "
" It is ever the invisible that is the object of our profoundest worship. With the lover it is not the seen but the unseen that he muses upon. "
" 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. "
" Living with a saint is more grueling than being one. "
" Many children, many cares; no children, no felicity. "
" No man is happy without a delusion of some kind. Delusions are as necessary to our happiness as realities. "
" Our first and last love is self-love. "
" Panic is a sudden desertion of us, and a going over to the enemy of our imagination. "
" Tears are nature's lotion for the eyes. The eyes see better for being washed by them. "
" The grandest of all laws is the law of progressive development. Under it, in the wide sweep of things, men grow wiser as they grow older, and societies better. "
" The method of the enterprising is to plan with audacity and execute with vigor. "
" The passions are like fire, useful in a thousand ways and dangerous only in one, through their excess. "
" The small courtesies sweeten life; the greater ennoble it. "
" They are the weakest, however strong, who have no faith in themselves or their own powers. "
" Tranquil pleasures last the longest; we are not fitted to bear the burden of great joys. "
" We fear things in proportion to our ignorance of them. "
" When all else is lost, the future still remains. "
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