The best Quotes by Christian Nestell Bovee

The best Quotes by Christian Nestell Bovee

Christian Nestell Bovee (February 22, 1820 – January 18, 1904) was an epigrammatic New York City writer.

Tears are nature's lotion for the eyes. The eyes see better for being washed by them.
When all else is lost, the future still remains.
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The small courtesies sweeten life; the greater ennoble it.
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.
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It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness; it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it.

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No wonder the city never sleeps, it's too busy trying to get laid.
Carrie Bradshaw in Sex And The City - Season 1 Episode 11
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There are eight million people in this city. And those teeming masses exist for the sole purpose of lifting the few exceptional people onto their shoulders.
Grüner Kobold in Spider-Man
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If I can make it there
I'll make it anywhere
It's up to you
New York, New York
Frank Sinatra - New York, New York
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Manhattan, for millions of our forefathers, the gateway to hope, opportunity and happiness beyond their wildest dreams. Today, that hope is still alive, it's called "The First Date". On Saturday nights, every restaurant in Lower Manhattan resembles its own little Ellis Island.
Carrie Bradshaw in Sex And The City - Season 2 Episode 3
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I want to wake up in that city
That doesn't sleep
And find I'm king of the hill
Top of the heap
Frank Sinatra - New York, New York
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In a city that moves so fast, you get the Sunday paper on Saturday - how did any of us know how much time we had left?
Carrie Bradshaw in Sex And The City - Season 2 Episode 5
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We are New Yorkers. Proud citizens of the greatest city on earth. Thinking big isn't new to us. It is the very foundation of who we are.
Regardless of our differences, this was still New York. A melting pot crammed onto an island, then pushed into a subway car with a rat eating pizza. You're not left or right. You're a New f*cking Yorker and we're in this together.
Jordan Klepper in The Daily Show - Debates Anti-Vax Mandate Protesters in NYC
Do you know how bad that coffee has to be to to be considered a health risk in New York? This is the same city where pizza gets delivered by a rat!
I don't wanna f*ck it up because one of us didn't prepare for the slim possibility of New York City traffic!
Michael Lawson in Uncoupled - Season 1 Episode 1
I remember Hell's Kitchen when you couldn't walk west of Ninth Avenue without getting knifed. Now it's Chelsea with better gays.
Stanley James in Uncoupled - Season 1 Episode 1
Most people come to New York to be discovered. The rest of us come here to hide.
It's fascinating to see how versatile New York City is. It lends itself to being so many different places!
The crime problem in New York is getting really serious. The other day the Statue of Liberty had both hands up.
I love New York; I love the city. It's impossible. It's a theme park of a city.
Being a single girl in New York... it's what you should be doing in your twenties!
People say New Yorkers can't get along. Not true. I saw two New Yorkers, complete strangers, sharing a cab. One guy took the tires and the radio; the other guy took the engine.
No place epitomizes the American experience and the American spirit more than New York City.
In New York City, a lot of people think 'the great outdoors' is the area between your front door and a taxi cab.
It is such a mysterious place, the land of tears!
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I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.
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And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.
Revelation - 7, 17
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Nobody deserves your tears, but whoever deserves them will not make you cry.
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Crying helps me slow down and obsess over the weight of life's problems.
Sadness in Inside Out
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The future is easy because it doesn't exist; but the past is painful because it lives forever.
The future is coming so fast, we can't possibly predict it; we can only learn to respond quickly.
Marty, the future isn't written. It can be changed... you know that. Anyone can make their future whatever they want it to be.
You can't change what happened. But you can still change what will happen.
Prediction is very difficult, especially if it's about the future.
Surely it was a good way to die, in the place of someone else, someone I loved.
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Time after time after time I do all this shit for other people, and then I wake up and I'm empty. I have nothing.
Tifanny in Silver Linings
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Live for yourself and you will live in vain;
Live for others, and you will live again.
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Sometimes the best way to solve your own problems is to help someone else.
General Iroh in The Legend of Korra - Season 2 Episode 10
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One of the deep secrets of life is that all that is really worth the doing is what we do for others.
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Our true friends are those who are with us when the good things happen. They cheer us on and are pleased by our triumphs. False friends only appear at difficult times, with their sad, supportive faces, when, in fact, our suffering is serving to console them for their miserable lives.
I don't care what you think of me. I don't think of you at all.
To build a friendship takes so much time and so many years. To ruin it, just seconds.
Real friends see your mistakes and tell you about them. False friends see your mistakes and tell others about them.
Fake friends listen to rumours, real friends listen to you.
For a kiss to be really good, you want it to mean something. You want it to be with someone you can't get out of your head, so that when your lips finally touch you feel it everywhere. A kiss so hot and so deep you never want to come up for air. You can't cheat your first kiss. Trust me, you don't want to. Cause when you find that right person for a first kiss, it's everything.
Alex Karev in Grey's Anatomy - Season 2 Episode 7
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A kiss is something you need both hands for.
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Then he kissed her. At his lips’ touch she blossomed for him like a flower and the incarnation was complete.
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He remembered the first time he’d kissed her, in the greenhouse, how he’d finally gotten it, finally understood the way someone’s mouth against yours could undo you, leave you spinning and breathless. That all the expertise in the world, any techniques you knew or had learned, went out the window when it was the right person you were kissing.
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The right guy, he's out there. I'm just not gonna go kiss a whole bunch of losers to get to him. That thing, that moment, when you kiss someone and everything around becomes hazy and the only thing in focus is you and this person and you realize that that person is the only person that you're supposed to kiss for the rest of your life, and for one moment you get this amazing gift and you want to laugh and you want to cry because you feel so lucky that you found it and so scared that that it will go away all at the same time.
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