Truth, when not sought after, rarely comes to light.
Quote by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Oliver Wendell Holmes Quotes
Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimension.
Greatness is not in where we stand, but in what direction we are moving. We...
He has half the deed done who has made a beginning.
The advice of their elders to young men is very apt to be as unreal...
If truth were not often suggested by error, if old implements could not be adjusted...
Many people die with their music still in them. Why is this so? Too often...
Every real thought on every real subject knocks the wind out of somebody or other.
Pretty much all the honest truth-telling there is in the world is done by children.
The man who is always worrying about whether or not his soul would be damned...
There is something frightful in the way in which not only characteristic qualities, but particular...
Do not be bullied out of your common sense by the specialist; two to one,...
Stillness of person and steadiness of features are signal marks of good breeding.
I don't generally feel anything until noon, then it's time for my nap.
If there is any principle of the Constitution that more imperatively calls for attachment than...
The great thing in the world is not so much where we stand, as in...
Insanity is often the logic of an accurate mind overtasked.
To have doubted one's own first principles is the mark of a civilized man.
The longing for certainty... is in every human mind. But certainty is generally illusion.
Comparison, more than reality, makes men happy or wretched.
Reality is a crutch for people who can't cope with drugs.