5 Inspirational Quotes by Oliver Wendell Holmes


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Oliver Wendell Holmes

Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809 – 1894) was an American physician, poet, polymath, professor, lecturer, and inventor.

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A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.

Oliver Wendell Holmes  


It's a good thing to be rich and a good thing to be strong, but it is a better thing to be beloved of many friends.

Oliver Wendell Holmes  


Greatness is not in where we stand, but in what direction we are moving. We must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it – but sail we must and not drift, nor lie at anchor.

Oliver Wendell Holmes  


It is the province of knowledge to speak, and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.

Oliver Wendell Holmes  


Wisdom is the abstract of the past, but beauty is the promise of the future.

Oliver Wendell Holmes  



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