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Oliver Wendell Holmes Quotes and its meanings

Oliver Wendell Holmes has written on many topics. Some of the topics he has discussed most are as follows;

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What does Oliver Wendell Holmes write about?

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What are the top most famous quotes by Oliver Wendell Holmes?

Here are the top most famous quotes by Oliver Wendell Holmes.

  • Old age is fifteen years older than I am.
  • Life is painting a picture, not doing a sum.
  • Wisdom is the abstract of the past, but beauty is the promise of the future.
  • The advice of the elders to young men is very apt to be as unreal as a list of the hundred best books.
  • I won't accept anything less than the best a player's capable of doing... and he has the right to expect the best that I can do for him and the team!
  • Have the courage to act instead of react.
  • A pun does not commonly justify a blow in return. But if a blow were given for such cause, and death ensued, the jury would be judges both of the facts and of the pun, and might, if the latter were of an aggravated character, return a verdict of justifiable homicide.
  • The main part of intellectual education is not the acquisition of facts but learning how to make facts live.
  • It's faith in something and enthusiasm for something that makes a life worth living.
  • If I were dying my last words would be: Have faith and pursue the unknown end.
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