Men do not quit playing because they grow old; they grow old because they quit playing.
Quote by Oliver Wendell Holmes
One's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.
Beware how you take away hope from any human being
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.
A man may fulfill the object of his existence by asking a question he cannot...
Do not be bullied out of your common sense by the specialist; two to one,...
A new untruth is better than an old truth.
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A person is always startled when he hears himself called old for the first time.
We do not quit playing because we grow old, we grow old because we quit...
The longing for certainty... is in every human mind. But certainty is generally illusion.
Insanity is often the logic of an accurate mind overtaxed.
Our brains are seventy-year clocks. The Angel of Life winds them up once for all,...
A good and true woman is said to resemble a Cremona fiddle: age but increases...
Stupidity often saves a man from going mad.
Don't flatter yourself that friendship authorizes you to say disagreeable things to your intimates. The...
Laughter and tears are meant to turn the wheels of the same machinery of sensibility;...
People who honestly mean to be true really contradict themselves much more rarely than those...
I hate facts. I always say the chief end of man is to form general...
The man who is always worrying about whether or not his soul would be damned...