Oliver Wendell Holmes Quotes

A man may fulfill the object of his existence by asking a question he cannot answer, and attempting a task he cannot achieve.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimension.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

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

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Old age is fifteen years older than I am.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

The mode by which the inevitable comes to pass is effort.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

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

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Laughter and tears are meant to turn the wheels of the same machinery of sensibility; one is wind-power, and the other water-power; that is all

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Put not your trust in money, but put your money in trust.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Insanity is often the logic of an accurate mind overtaxed.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

On every stem, on every leaf ... and at the root of everything that grew, was a professional specialist in the shape of grub, caterpillar, aphis, or other expert, whose business it was to devour that particular part.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Lord, bid war's trumpet cease;Fold the whole earth in peace.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

I firmly believe that if the whole material medical could be sunk to the bottom of the sea, it would be all the better for mankind, and all the worse for the sea.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Insanity is often the logic of an accurate mind overtasked

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Apology is only egotism wrong side out.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

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