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Quotes By Oliver Wendell Holmes

Nationality
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DOB
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29-08-1809
DOD
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7-10-1894

Writer Oliver Wendell Holmes was born on 29th August 1809 AD. A British citizen, Oliver Wendell Holmes was born in United Arab Emirates. He was also called Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. was 85 years old when he died on 7th October 1894 AD. In his life Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. was famous not only for his work but also for quotations and sayings, some of which are quite popular and listed here.

To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor.

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Love is the master key which opens the gates of happiness.

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

A few can touch the magic string, and noisy fame is proud to win them: Alas for those that never sing, but die with all their music in them.

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

A goose flies by a chart which the Royal Geographical Society could not mend.

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

A man may fulfill the object of his existence by asking a question he cannot answer, and attempting a task he cannot achieve.

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

A new untruth is better than an old truth.

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

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

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

A thought is often original, though you have uttered it a hundred times.

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Apology is only egotism wrong side out.

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Between two groups of people who want to make inconsistent kinds of worlds, I see no remedy but force.

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

The real religion of the world comes from women much more than from men - from mothers most of all, who carry the key of our souls in their bosoms.

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

But friendship is the breathing rose, with sweets in every fold.

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Chicago sounds rough to the maker of verse. One comfort we have - Cincinnati sounds worse.

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Controversy equalizes fools and wise men - and the fools know it.

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Don't be "consistent" but be simple true.

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Do not be bullied out of your common sense by the specialist; two to one, he is a pedant.

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Every calling is great when greatly pursued.

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

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