Quotes by Christian Nestell Bovee

For God's sake don't say yes until I've finished talking.

Christian Nestell Bovee

No man is happy without a delusion of some kind. Delusions are as necessary to our happiness as realities.

Christian Nestell Bovee

The next best thing to being witty one's self, is to be able to quote another's wit.

Christian Nestell Bovee

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Men, like nails, lose their usefulness when they lose direction and begin to bend.

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Some for renown, on scraps of learning dote, And think they grow immortal as they quote.

Edward Young

How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.

Henry David Thoreau

Tolerance is the eager and glad acceptance of the way along which others seek the truth.

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A man's memory may almost become the art of continually varying and misrepresenting his past, according to his interest in the present.

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