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Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

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We are moving in the right direction and are willing to keep moving on.
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I am pleased with the direction we are moving in.
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We are certainly moving in the right direction.
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Things are moving in the right direction.
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We are working in this direction.
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Language is the blood of the soul into which thoughts run and out of which they grow.
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
This is an inquisitive age, and if we insist on piling up beyond a certain height knowledge which is...
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
A pun does not commonly justify a blow in return. But if a blow were given for such cause, and death...
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
In walking, the will and the muscles are so accustomed to working together and performing their task...
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
Speak clearly, if you speak at all; carve every word before you let it fall.
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
And when you stick on conversation's burrs, don't strew your pathway with those dreadful urs.
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
As life is action and passion, it is required of a man that he should share the passion and action o...
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
A moment's insight is sometimes worth a life's experience.
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
Every now and then a man's mind is stretched by a new idea or sensation, and never shrinks back to i...
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
There never was an idea started that woke up men out of their stupid indifference but its originator...
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
A great calamity is as old as the trilobites an hour after it has happened.
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
Fresh air is good if you do not take too much of it; most of the achievements and pleasures of life ...
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
Do not be bullied out of your common sense by the specialist; two to one, he is a pedant.
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
And Silence, like a poultice, comes
To heal the blows of sound.
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
The axis of the earth sticks out visibly through the centre of each and every town or city.
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, SR.
Simple people ... are very quick to see the live facts which are going on about them.
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
I always say, as you know, that if my fellow citizens want to go to Hell I will help them. It's my j...
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 ...
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
Life is painting a picture, not doing a sum.
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
The man who is always worrying whether or not his soul would be damned generally has a soul that isn...
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
Society is always trying in some way to grind us down to a single flat surface.
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
The great thing in this world is not so much where you stand, as in what direction you are moving.
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
Every event that a man would master must be mounted on the run, and no man ever caught the reins of ...
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
Put not your trust in money, but put your money in trust.
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
Man has will, but woman has her way.
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
A man may fulfil the object of his existence by asking a question he cannot answer, and attempting a...
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
There are one-story intellects, two-story intellects, and three-story intellects with skylights. All...
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
A pun does not commonly justify a blow in return. But if a blow were given for such cause, and death...
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, SR.
The sound of a kiss is not so loud as that of a cannon, but its echo lasts a great deal longer.
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, SR.
I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are movi...
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, SR.
The Amen of nature is always a flower.
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, SR.
Without wearing any mask we are conscious of, we have a special face for each friend.
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, SR.
To be seventy years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be forty years old.
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, SR.
A few can touch the magic string, and noisy fame is proud to win them: Alas for those that never sin...
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
Science is the topography of ignorance.
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, SR.
I like children; I like 'em, and I respect 'em. Pretty much all the honest truth-telling the...
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, SR.
Chicago sounds rough to the maker of verse. One comfort we have - Cincinnati sounds worse.
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, SR.
Truth, when not sought after, rarely comes to light.
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
Great constitutional provisions must be administered with caution. Some play must be allowed for the...
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
I do not think the United States would come to an end if we lost our power to declare an Act of Cong...
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
But the character of every act depends upon the circumstances in which it is done. The most stringen...
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
To live is to function. That is all there is in living.
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
It is faith in something and enthusiasm for something that makes a life worth looking at.
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
On the whole, I am on the side of the unregenerate who affirms the worth of life as an end in itself...
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
The best of a book is not the thought which it contains, but the thought which it suggests; just as ...
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES SR.
Nature, when she invented, manufactured, and patented her authors, contrived to make critics of the ...
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
Self-abnegation, that rare virtue, that good men preach and good women practice
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
There is no such thing as a female punster
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
To be civilized is to be potentially master of all possible ideas, and that means that one has got b...
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
The very aim and end of our institutions is just this: that we may think what we like and say what w...
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
I would not give a fig for the simplicity this side of complexity, but I would give my life for the ...
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
I firmly believe that if the whole materia medica could be sunk to the bottom of the sea, it would ...
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, SR.
I firmly believe that if the whole materia medica could be sunk to the bottom of the sea, it would b...
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
Give us the luxuries of life and we'll dispense with the necessaries.
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
Death tugs at my ear and says: "Live, I am coming";
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
If I were dying my last words would be: Have faith and pursue the unknown end
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
A thought is often original, though you have uttered it a hundred times.
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, SR.
Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all.
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES SR.
Do not be bullied out of your common sense by the specialist; two to one, he is a pedant.
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, SR.
Sweet is the scene where genial friendship plays the pleasing game of interchanging praise.
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
Memories, imagination, old sentiments, and associations are more readily reached through the sense o...
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
Stupidity often saves a man from going mad.
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
People can be divided into two classes: those who go ahead and do something, and those who sit still...
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
The world is always ready to receive talent with open arms. Very often it does not know what to do w...
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
The greatest act of faith is when a man understands he is not God.
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
All generous minds have a horror of what are commonly called facts. They are the brute beasts of the...
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES