The great end of living is to harmonize man with the order of things
Quote by Oliver Wendell Holmes
The Amen of nature is always a flower.
Society is always trying in some way to grind us down to a single flat...
Beauty is only skin deep... but dont tell an ugly person that
To have doubted one's own first principles is the mark of a civilized man.
To be seventy years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be...
A goose flies by a chart which the Royal Geographical Society could not mend.
Most people are willing to take the Sermon on the Mount as a flag to...
Wisdom is the abstract of the past, but beauty is the promise of the future
Truth, when not sought after, rarely comes to light
Laughter and tears are meant to turn the wheels of the same machinery of sensibility;...
There is no time like the old time, when you and I were young!
When in doubt, do it.
Don't be consistent but be simple true.
I hate facts. I always say the chief end of man is to form general...
The books we read should be chosen with great care, that they may be, as...
[I]t is revolting to have no better reason for a rule of law than that...
The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions.
The world's great men have not commonly been great scholars, nor its great scholars great...
The advice of the elders to young men is very apt to be as unreal...
The man who is always worrying about whether or not his soul would be damned...