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 world is too much with us; late and soon, Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers: Little we see in Nature that is ours; We have given our hearts away, a sordid boon!

William Wordsworth, The World is Too Much With Us

Whatever is in any way beautiful hath its source of beauty in itself, and is complete in itself; praise forms no part of it. So it is none the worse nor the better for being praised.

Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, Meditations

Nothing is so frequent as to mistake an ordinary human gift for a special and extraordinary endowment.

Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

I think that their flight from and hatred of technology is self-defeating. The Buddha rests quite as comfortably in the circuits of a digital computer of the gears of a cycle transmission as he does at the top of a mountain or in the petals of a flower. To think otherwise is to demean the Buddha--which is to demean oneself.

Robert M. Pursig, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance »

Humanity has won its battle. Liberty now has a country.

Marquis de Lafayette »