Oliver Wendell Holmes Quotes

Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
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consciously-or-unconsciously-we-all-strive-to-make-the-kind-of-a-world-we-like
a-good-and-true-woman-is-said-to-resemble-a-cremona-fiddle-age-but-increases-its-worth-and-sweetens-its-tone
to-be-seventy-years-young-is-sometimes-far-more-cheerful-and-hopeful-than-to-be-forty-years-old
for-him-in-vain-the-envious-seasons-roll-who-bears-eternal-summer-in-his-soul
one-flag-one-land-one-heart-one-hand-one-nation-evermore
love-is-the-master-key-which-opens-the-gates-of-happiness
if-a-hug-represented-how-much-i-loved-you-i-would-hold-you-in-my-arms-forever
love-is-the-master-key-opens-the-gates-of-happiness
there-is-no-time-like-the-old-time-when-you-and-i-were-young
beauty-is-the-index-of-a-larger-fact-than-wisdom
beauty-is-only-skin-deep-but-dont-tell-an-ugly-person-that
mans-mind-once-stretched-by-a-new-idea-never-regains-its-original-dimension
why-cant-somebody-give-us-a-list-of-things-that-everybody-thinks-and-nobody-says-and-another-list-of-things-that-everybody-says-and-nobody-thinks
there-are-a-good-many-real-miseries-in-life-that-we-cannot-help-smiling-at-but-they-are-the-smiles-that-make-wrinkles-and-not-dimples
the-books-we-read-should-be-chosen-with-great-care-that-they-may-be-as-an-egyptian-king-wrote-over-his-library-the-medicines-of-the-soul
several-years-before-birth-advertise-for-a-couple-of-parents-belonging-to-longlived-families
mans-mind-stretched-to-a-new-idea-never-goes-back-to-its-original-dimensions
the-longing-for-certainty-is-in-every-human-mind-but-certainty-is-generally-illusion
between-two-groups-of-people-who-want-to-make-inconsistent-kinds-of-worlds-i-see-no-remedy-but-force
how-many-people-live-on-the-reputation-of-the-reputation-they-might-have-made
a-man-may-fulfill-the-object-of-his-existence-by-asking-a-question-he-cannot-answer-and-attempting-a-task-he-cannot-achieve
a-man-may-fulfil-the-object-of-his-existence-by-asking-a-question-he-cannot-answer-and-attempting-a-task-he-cannot-achieve
if-truth-were-not-often-suggested-by-error-if-old-implements-could-not-be-adjusted-to-new-uses-human-progress-would-be-slow
pretty-much-all-the-honest-truthtelling-there-is-in-the-world-is-done-by-children
dont-be-consistent-but-be-simple-true
and-silence-like-a-poultice-comes-to-heal-the-blows-of-sound
i-would-not-give-a-fig-for-the-simplicity-this-side-of-complexity-but-i-would-give-my-life-for-the-simplicity-on-the-other-side-of-complexity
to-brag-little-to-show-well-to-crow-gently-if-in-luck-to-pay-up-to-own-up-and-to-shut-up-if-beaten-are-the-virtues-of-a-sporting-man
the-great-end-of-living-is-to-harmonize-man-with-the-order-of-things
men-like-peaches-and-pears-grow-sweet-a-little-while-before-they-begin-to-decay
a-mans-mind-stretched-by-a-new-idea-can-never-go-back-to-its-original-dimensions
death-tugs-at-my-ear-and-says-live-i-am-coming
to-have-doubted-ones-own-first-principles-is-the-mark-of-a-civilized-man
chicago-sounds-rough-to-the-maker-of-verse-one-comfort-we-have-cincinnati-sounds-worse
stupidity-often-saves-a-man-from-going-mad
pretty-much-all-the-honest-truth-telling-there-is-in-the-world-is-done-by-children
man-has-will-but-woman-has-her-way
many-ideas-grow-better-when-transplanted-into-another-mind-than-in-the-one-where-they-sprung-up
the-man-flaps-about-with-a-bunch-of-feathers-the-woman-goes-to-work-softly-with-a-cloth
husband-and-wife-come-to-look-alike-at-last
the-woman-cries-before-the-wedding-the-man-afterward
laughter-and-tears-are-meant-to-turn-the-wheels-of-the-same-machinery-of-sensibility-one-is-windpower-and-the-other-waterpower-that-is-all
the-bigot-is-like-the-pupil-of-the-eye-the-more-light-you-put-upon-it-the-more-it-will-contract
the-world-is-always-ready-to-receive-talent-with-open-arms-very-often-it-does-not-know-what-to-do-with-genius
society-is-always-trying-in-some-way-to-grind-us-down-to-a-single-flat-surface
my-fee-if-i-select-the-subject-is-150-if-your-committee-selects-the-subject-the-charge-is-250-but-in-either-case-the-speech-is-the-same
it-is-far-from-easy-to-determine-whether-she-nature-has-proved-to-man-a-kind-parent-or-a-merciless-stepmother
alas-for-those-that-never-sing-but-die-with-all-their-music-in-them
when-in-doubt-do-it
the-mode-by-which-the-inevitable-comes-to-pass-is-effort
every-event-that-a-man-would-master-must-be-mounted-on-the-run-and-no-man-ever-caught-the-reins-of-a-thought-except-as-it-galloped-past-him
where-we-stand-is-not-as-important-as-direction-in-which-we-are-moving-oliver-wendell-holmes
there-is-little-plant-called-reverence-in-corner-my-souls-garden-which-i-love-to-have-watered-once-week-oliver-wendell-holmes
for-him-in-vain-envious-seasons-roll-who-bears-eternal-summer-in-his-soul-oliver-wendell-holmes
the-joy-life-is-to-put-out-ones-power-in-some-natural-useful-harmless-way-there-is-no-other-and-real-misery-is-not-to-do-this-oliver-wendell-holmes
life-is-fatal-complaint-eminently-contagious-one-oliver-wendell-holmes
reason-may-be-lever-but-sentiment-gives-you-fulcrum-place-to-stand-on-if-you-want-to-move-world-oliver-wendell-holmes
even-wisest-woman-you-talk-to-is-ignorant-something-you-may-know-but-elegant-woman-never-forgets-her-elegance-oliver-wendell-holmes
we-are-all-tattooed-in-our-cradles-with-beliefs-our-tribe-record-may-seem-superficial-but-it-is-indelible-oliver-wendell-holmes
the-great-end-being-is-to-harmonize-man-with-order-things-church-has-been-good-pitchpipe-may-be-still-oliver-wendell-holmes
i-despise-making-most-ones-time-half-pleasures-life-consist-opportunities-one-has-neglected-oliver-wendell-holmes
yes-child-suffering-thou-mayst-well-be-sure-he-who-ordained-sabbath-loves-poor-oliver-wendell-holmes
life-is-end-in-itself-only-question-as-to-whether-it-is-worth-living-is-whether-you-have-had-enough-it-oliver-wendell-holmes
the-constitution-is-experiment-as-all-life-is-experiment-oliver-wendell-holmes
the-man-who-is-always-worrying-about-whether-not-his-soul-would-be-damned-generally-has-soul-that-isnt-worth-damn-oliver-wendell-holmes
language-is-blood-soul-into-which-thoughts-run-out-which-they-grow-oliver-wendell-holmes
the-books-we-read-should-be-chosen-with-great-care-that-they-may-be-as-egyptian-king-wrote-over-his-librarythe-medicines-soul-oliver-wendell-holmes
where-we-love-is-home-home-that-our-feet-may-leave-but-not-our-hearts-oliver-wendell-holmes
we-must-have-weak-spot-two-in-our-character-before-we-can-love-it-much-oliver-wendell-holmes
dont-you-stay-at-home-evenings-don-you-love-cushioned-seat-in-corner-by-fireside-with-your-slippers-on-your-feet-oliver-wendell-holmes
wisdom-is-abstract-past-but-beauty-is-promise-future-oliver-wendell-holmes
the-most-foolish-kind-book-is-kind-leaky-boat-on-sea-wisdom-some-wisdom-will-get-in-anyhow-oliver-wendell-holmes
and-since-i-never-dare-to-write-as-funny-as-i-can-oliver-wendell-holmes
life-is-great-bundle-little-things-oliver-wendell-holmes