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A book should be luminous not voluminous.
Writers and Writing
Christian Nevell Bovee

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A failure establishes only this, that our determination to succeed was not strong enough.
Failure
Christian Nevell Bovee

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A pleasant illusion is better than a harsh reality.
Illusion
Christian Nevell Bovee

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Affliction, like the iron-smith, shapes as it smites.
Affliction
Christian Nevell Bovee

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All men are alike in their lower natures; it is in their higher characters that they differ.
Character
Christian Nevell Bovee

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Bad taste is a species of bad morals.
Taste
Christian Nevell Bovee

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Doubt whom you will, but never yourself.
Doubt
Christian Nevell Bovee

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

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Hope is the best part of our riches.
Hope
Christian Nevell Bovee

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If one is not virtuous he becomes vicious.
Virtue
Christian Nevell Bovee

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Imitation belittles.
Imitation
Christian Nevell Bovee

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It is the nature of thought to find its way into action.
Ideas
Christian Nevell Bovee

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Kindness is a language the dumb can speak and the deaf can hear and understand.
Kindness
Christian Nevell Bovee

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Many children, many cares; no children, no felicity.
Children
Christian Nevell Bovee

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Mind unemployed is mind un-enjoyed.
Unemployment
Christian Nevell Bovee

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Music is the fourth great material want, first food, then clothes, then shelter, then music.
Music
Christian Nevell Bovee

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Next to being witty yourself, the best thing is being able to quote another's wit.
Quotations
Christian Nevell Bovee

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Panic is a sudden desertion of us, and a going over to the enemy of our imagination.
Fear
Christian Nevell Bovee

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Partial culture runs to the ornate, extreme culture to simplicity.
Simplicity
Christian Nevell Bovee

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Passion doesn't look beyond the moment of its existence.
Passion
Christian Nevell Bovee

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Tearless grief bleeds inwardly.
Tears
Christian Nevell Bovee

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

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The beauty seen, is partly in him who sees it.
Beauty
Christian Nevell Bovee

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

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The busiest of living agents are certain dead men's thoughts.
Thoughts and Thinking
Christian Nevell Bovee

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
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