Christian Nestell Bovee citáty
Christian Nestell Bovee
Dátum narodenia: 22. február 1820
Dátum úmrtia: 18. január 1904
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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.
Volume I, p. 178; reported in Otis Henry Tiffany, Gems for the Fireside (1883), p. 809.
Intuitions and Summaries of Thought (1862), Volume I
Kontext: 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.
„Loose ideas on the subject of business will not answer. It must be reduced to something of a science. It has its principles, upon a knowledge and an application of which, success in it mainly depends.“
Zdroj: Intuitions and Summaries of Thought (1862), Volume I, p. 83.
Quoting Rufus Wilmot Griswold, Intuitions and Summaries of Thought (1862), p. 132.