A mind once stretched by a new idea never regains its original dimension. Jr.

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A new and valid idea is worth more than a regiment and fewer men can furnish the former than command the latter. Jr.

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A page of history is worth a pound of logic. Jr.

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A person is always startled when he hears himself seriously called an old man for the first time.

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A thought is often original, though you have uttered it a hundred times. The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table 1858

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A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanging, it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used. Jr.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. #Other

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanging, it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in colour and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used. Jr.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. #Other

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. Jr.

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Beat a man with the strength of you argument, not with the strength of your arm.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. #Other

Between two groups of men that want to make inconsistent kinds of worlds I see no remedy except force... It seems to me that every society rests on the death of men.

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