Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr

Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr

American physician, professor, lecturer, and author.
The world has to learn that the actual pleasure derived from material things is of rather low quality on the whole and less even in quantity than it looks to those who have not tried it.More Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Even for practical purposes theory generally turns out the most important thing in the end.More Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A person is always startled when he hears himself called old for the first time.More Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Truth, when not sought after, rarely comes to light.More Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Life and language are alike sacred. Homicide and verbicide --that is, violent treatment of a word with fatal results to its legitimate meaning, which is its life --are alike forbidden.More Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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