Oliver Wendell Holmes Quotes

Where we love is home,Home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Insanity is often the logic of an accurate mind overtasked.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Fame usually comes to those who are thinking about something else.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

It is the province of knowledge to speak, and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Trouble creates a capacity to handle it.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Society is always trying in some way to grind us down to a single flat surface.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

The young man knows the rules but the old man knows the exceptions

Oliver Wendell Holmes

I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving: To reach the port of heaven, we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it, but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

To have doubted one's own first principles is the mark of a civilized man.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

The mode in which the inevitable comes to pass is through effort.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Take a music bath once or twice a week for a few seasons, and you will find that it is to the soul what the water bath is to the body.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Men do not quit playing because they grow old; they grow old because they quit playing.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

The real religion of the world comes from women much more than from men - from mothers most of all, who carry the key of our souls in their bosoms.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Men do not quit playing because they grow old; they grow old because they quit playing.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

The wind blows out, the bubble dies; The spring entomb'd in autumn lies; The dew dries up; the star is shot; The flight is past, and man forgot.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

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