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 :: 1809-1894, American Author, Wit, Poet

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Apology is only egotism wrong side out.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes - [Excuses]

 

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As life is action and passion, it is required of a man that he should share the passion and action of his time, at the peril of being not to have lived.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes - [Ability]

 

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Beauty is the index of a larger fact than wisdom.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes - [Beauty]

 

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Do not be bullied out of your common sense by the specialist; two to one, he is a pedant.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes - [Experts]

 

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Don't flatter yourself that friendship authorizes you to say disagreeable things to your intimates. The nearer you come into relation with a person, the more necessary do tact and courtesy become.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes - [Friends and Friendship]

 

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Don't you stay at home of evenings? Don you love a cushioned seat in a corner, by the fireside, with your slippers on your feet?
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes - [Retirement]

 

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Even for practical purposes theory generally turns out the most important thing in the end.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes - [Theory]

 

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Even the wisest woman you talk to is ignorant of something you may know, but an elegant woman never forgets her elegance.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes - [Elegance]

 

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Every calling is great when greatly pursued.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes - [Work]

 

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Every event that a man would master must be mounted on the run, and no man ever caught the reins of a thought except as it galloped past him.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes - [Thoughts and Thinking]

 

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Every library should try to be complete on something, if it were only the history of pinheads.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes - [History and Historians]

 

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Every man is an omnibus in which his ancestors ride.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes - [Ancestry]

 

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Every real thought on every real subject knocks the wind out of somebody or other.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes - [Controversy]

 

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Fame usually comes to those who are thinking about something else.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes - [Fame]

 

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Fresh air is good if you do not take too much of it; most of the achievements and pleasures of life are in bad air.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes - [Pollution]

 

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God's plan made a hopeful beginning. But man spoiled his chances by sinning. We trust that the story will end in God's glory. But, at present, the other side's winning.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes - [Sin]

 

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Good Americans when they die, go to Paris.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes - [America]

 

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Grow we must, if we outgrow all that loves us.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes - [Change]

 

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How many people live on the reputation of the reputation they might have made!
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes - [Reputation]

 

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I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving: To reach the port of heaven, we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it, but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes - [Action]

 

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