A man's mind stretched by a new idea can never go back to its original dimensions.
Quote by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Self Development Quotes
Laughter and tears are meant to turn the wheels of the same machinery of sensibility;...
Many ideas grow better when transplanted into another mind than in the one where they...
Every idea is an incitement... Eloquence may set fire to reason.
Apology is only egotism wrong side out.
To have doubted one's own first principles is the mark of a civilized man.
To brag little - to show well - to crow gently, if in luck -...
Science is a first-rate piece of furniture for a man's upper chamber, if he has...
The longing for certainty... is in every human mind. But certainty is generally illusion.
A goose flies by a chart which the Royal Geographical Society could not mend.
A great calamity is as old as the trilobites an hour after it has happened.
Writing or printing is like shooting with a rifle; you may hit your reader's mind,...
Knowledge like timber shouldn't be mush use till they are seasoned.
Every real thought on every real subject knocks the wind out of somebody or other.
Life is a great bundle of little things.
A man may fulfill the object of his existence by asking a question he cannot...
When in doubt, do it.
Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our...
Memory is a net: one that finds it full of fish when he takes it...
Language is the blood of the soul into which thoughts run and out of which...
A few can touch the magic string, and noisy fame is proud to win them:...