Speak clearly, if you speak at all; carve every word before you let it fall.
Quote by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Oliver Wendell Holmes Quotes
Have the courage to act instead of react.
Men must turn square corners when they deal with the Government.
Truth, when not sought after, rarely comes to light
Love prefers twilight to daylight
Nature has but one judgment on wrong conduct - if you can call that a...
Rough work, iconoclasm, but the only way to get at truth.
A man may fulfill the object of his existence by asking a question he cannot...
Age, like distance, lends a double charm.
To be seventy years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be...
A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its...
The books we read should be chosen with great care, that they may be, as...
The sound of a kiss is not so loud as that of a cannon, but...
But friendship is the breathing rose, with sweets in every fold.
The advice of their elders to young men is very apt to be as unreal...
Beware how you take away hope from another human being.
Men do not quit playing because they grow old; they grow old because they quit...
Every idea is an incitement... Eloquence may set fire to reason.
Beware how you take away hope from any human being
I take as my guide the hope of a saint: in crucial things, unity; in...
Just living is not enough. One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.