- Name: Oliver Wendell Holmes
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Oliver Wendell Holmes quotes :
The advice of the elders to young men is very apt to be as unreal as a list of the hundred best books.Oliver Wendell Holmes
I won't accept anything less than the best a player's capable of doing... and he has the right to expect the best that I can do for him and the team!Oliver Wendell Holmes
A pun does not commonly justify a blow in return. But if a blow were given for such cause, and death ensued, the jury would be judges both of the facts and of the pun, and might, if the latter were of an aggravated character, return a verdict of justifiable homicide.Oliver Wendell Holmes
The main part of intellectual education is not the acquisition of facts but learning how to make facts live.Oliver Wendell Holmes
It's faith in something and enthusiasm for something that makes a life worth living.Oliver Wendell Holmes
If there is any principle of the Constitution that more imperatively calls for attachment than any other it is the principle of free thought, not free thought for those who agree with us but freedom for the thought that we hate.Oliver Wendell Holmes
Without wearing any mask we are conscious of, we have a special face for each friend.Oliver Wendell Holmes
Don't flatter yourself that friendship authorizes you to say disagreeable things to your intimates. The nearer you come into relation with a person, the more necessary do tact and courtesy become.Oliver Wendell Holmes
Sweet is the scene where genial friendship plays the pleasing game of interchanging praise.Oliver Wendell Holmes
Fresh air is good if you do not take too much of it most of the achievements and pleasures of life are in bad air.Oliver Wendell Holmes
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
The great thing in the world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving.Oliver Wendell Holmes
Every library should try to be complete on something, if it were only the history of pinheads.Oliver Wendell Holmes
Don't you stay at home of evenings? Don't you love a cushioned seat in a corner, by the fireside, with your slippers on your feet?Oliver Wendell Holmes