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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The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true.

James Branch Cabell, The Silver Stallion, 1926

We Americans have no commission from God to police the world.

Benjamin Harrison

The only reward of virtue is virtue; the only way to have a friend is to be one.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Neither give heed to fables and endless genealogies.

1 Timothy 14 Bible New Testament »

The wise are instructed by reason; ordinary minds by experience; the stupid, by necessity; and brutes by instinct.

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Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow.

Ralph Waldo Emerson »