Fame usually comes to those who are thinking about something else.
Quote by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Oliver Wendell Holmes Quotes
Every real thought on every real subject knocks the wind out of somebody or other.
Our brains are seventy-year clocks. The Angel of Life winds them up once for all,...
The world is always ready to receive talent with open arms. Very often it does...
Man has will, but woman has her way.
It is very lonely sometimes, trying to play God.
Old books, you know well, are books of the world's youth, and new books are...
Every event that a man would master must be mounted on the run, and no...
Insanity is often the logic of an accurate mind overtaxed.
Speak clearly, if you speak at all; carve every word before you let it fall.
Sweet is the scene where genial friendship plays, the pleasing game of interchanging praise.
The man flaps about with a bunch of feathers: the woman goes to work softly...
Stupidity often saves a man from going mad.
To have doubted one's own first principles is the mark of a civilized man.
To be civilized is to be potentially master of all possible ideas, and that means...
Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness
A man may fulfil the object of his existence by asking a question he cannot...
The mind, once expanded to the dimensions of larger ideas, never returns to its original...
Life is a great bundle of little things.
Cry. Forgive. Learn. Move on. Let your tears water the seeds of your future happiness.
In dwelling, live close to the ground. In thinking, keep to the simple. In conflict,...