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Christian Nevell Bovee
Christian Nevell Bovee

Christian Bovee, author of "Thoughts, Feelings and Fancy" as well as "Intuitions and Summaries of Thought," began his career life working in a flour store. He later was admitted to the bar and earned quite a bit as a lawyer. He lost it all, then co-founded the Athenaeum Club in New York, serving as a manager there and later as regent at Long Island College Hospital. His works are considere…

Date of Birth: Dec 02, 0


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Christian Nevell Bovee

"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." Christian Nevell Bovee
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Friends Or Friendship    Quote of the Day   

Christian Nevell Bovee

"A pleasant illusion is better than a harsh reality" Christian Nevell Bovee
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"There is great beauty in going through life without anxiety or fear. Half our fears are baseless, and the other half discreditable." Christian Nevell Bovee
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Anxiety    Fear   

Christian Nevell Bovee

"In politics, merit is rewarded by the possessor being raised, like a target, to a position to be fired at." Christian Nevell Bovee
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"A sound discretion is not so much indicated by never making a mistake as by never repeating it." Christian Nevell Bovee
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Discretion   

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"Every trait of beauty may be referred to some virtue, as to innocence, candor, generosity, modesty, or heroism. St. Pierre To cultivate the sense of the beautiful, is one of the most effectual ways of cultivating an appreciation of the divine goodness." Christian Nevell Bovee
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Beauty   

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"Books are embalmed minds" Christian Nevell Bovee
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Books And Reading   

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"Cheerfulness is the off-shoot of goodness" Christian Nevell Bovee
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Goodness   

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"Six traits of effective leaders: 1. Make others feel important 2. Promote a vision 3. Follow the golden rule 4. Admit mistakes 5. Criticize others only in private 6. Stay close to the action Example has more followers than reason. We unconsciously imitate what pleases us, and approximate to the characters we most admire." Christian Nevell Bovee
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Effective    Leadership   

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"Dishonest people conceal their faults from themselves as well as others, honest people know and confess them." Christian Nevell Bovee
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Honesty   

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"No man is happy without a delusion of some kind. Delusions are as necessary to our happiness as realities." Christian Nevell Bovee
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Deception   

Christian Nevell Bovee

"Tears are nature's lotion for the eyes. The eyes see better for being washed by them." Christian Nevell Bovee
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Eyes   

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"Formerly when great fortunes were only made in war, war was business; but now when great fortunes are only made by business: Business is war!" Christian Nevell Bovee
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Business   

Christian Nevell Bovee

"The Breath becomes a stone; the stone, a plant; the plant, an animal; the animal, a man; the man, a spirit; and the spirit, a god." Christian Nevell Bovee
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"Panic is a sudden desertion of us, and a going over to the enemy of our imagination." Christian Nevell Bovee
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Fear    Imagination   

Christian Nevell Bovee

"Example has more followers than reason. We unconsciously imitate what pleases us, and approximate to the characters we most admire." Christian Nevell Bovee
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Example   

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"Genius makes its observations in short-hand; talent writes them out at length." Christian Nevell Bovee
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Genius   

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"Fame - a few words upon a tombstone, and the truth of those not to be depended on." Christian Nevell Bovee
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Fame   

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"There is no tyrant like custom, and no freedom where its edicts are not resisted" Christian Nevell Bovee
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Custom   

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"They are the weakest, however strong, who have no faith in themselves or their own powers." Christian Nevell Bovee
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Faith   

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"The body of a sensualist is the coffin of a dead soul" Christian Nevell Bovee
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