"We trifle when we assign limits to our desires, since nature hath set none."
"Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises."Christian Nestell Bovee on Pedro Calderon de la Barca
"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."Christian Nestell Bovee on Anais Nin
"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."Christian Nestell Bovee on Albert Einstein
"I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes."Christian Nestell Bovee on e. e. cummings
"All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind."Christian Nestell Bovee on Abraham Lincoln
"There is great beauty in going through life without anxiety or fear. Half our fears are baseless, and the other half discreditable."
"Next to being witty, the best thing is being able to quote another's wit."
"Courage enlarges, cowardice diminishes resources. In desperate straits the fears of the timid aggravate the dangers that imperil the brave."
"A failure establishes only this, that our determination to succeed was not strong enough."
"They are the weakest, however strong, who have no faith in themselves or their own powers."