Quotation Explorer - 'Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr'

Science is the topography of ignorance. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
The books we read should be chosen with great care, that they may be, as an Egyptian king wrote over his library,'The medicines of the soul. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
Science is a first-rate piece of furniture for a man's upper chamber, if he has common sense on the ground floor. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
Many ideas grow better when transplanted into another mind than in the one where they sprang up. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
The best of a book is not the thought which it contains, but the thought which it suggests; just as the charm of music dwells not in the tones but in the echoes of our hearts. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
Trouble makes us one with every human being in the world - and unless we touch others, we're out of touch with life. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
It's faith in something and enthusiasm for something that makes a life worth living. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
Where we love is home, home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
Beware how you take away hope from another human being - Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
Men do not quit playing because they grow old; they grow old because they quit playing. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
When I think of talking, it is of course with a woman. For talking at its best being an inspiration, it wants a corresponding divine quality of receptiveness, and where will you find this but in a woman? - Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
Language is the blood of the soul into which thoughts run and out of which they grow. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
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