Christian Nestell Bovee citáty
Christian Nestell Bovee
Dátum narodenia: 22. február 1820
Dátum úmrtia: 18. január 1904
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Citáty Christian Nestell Bovee
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„Formerly when great fortunes were only made in war, war was a business; but now, when great fortunes are only made by business, business is war.“
Zdroj: Intuitions and Summaries of Thought (1862), Volume I, p. 82.
„Example has more followers than reason. We unconsciously imitate what pleases us, and insensibly approximate to the characters we most admire. In this way, a generous habit of thought and of action carries with it an incalculable influence.“
Volume I, p. 178; reported in Otis Henry Tiffany, Gems for the Fireside (1883), p. 809.
Intuitions and Summaries of Thought (1862), Volume I
„There is, indeed, no wild beast more to be dreaded than a communicative man having nothing to communicate.“
Zdroj: Intuitions and Summaries of Thought (1862), Volume I, p. 124.
„Patience is only one faculty; earnestness the devotion of all the faculties. Earnestness is the cause of patience; it gives endurance, overcomes pain, strengthens weakness, braves dangers, sustains hope, makes light of difficulties, and lessens the sense of weariness in overcoming them.“
Zdroj: Intuitions and Summaries of Thought (1862), Volume I, p. 161.