• A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.
    ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes
  • We do not quit playing because we grow old, we grow old because we quit playing.
    ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes
  • The mode by which the inevitable comes to pass is effort.
    The mode by which the inevitable comes to pass is effort.
    ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes
  • The great thing in the world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving.
    The great thing in the world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving.
    ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes
  • Beware of making your moral staple consist of the negative virtues.
    ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes
  • It is the province of knowledge to speak and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.
    ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes
  • Knowledge and timber shouldn't be much used till they are seasoned.
    ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes
  • Many ideas grow better when transplanted into another mind than in the one where they sprang up.
    ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes
  • Every now and then a man's mind is stretched by a new idea or sensation, and never shrinks back to its former dimensions.
    ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes
  • Put not your trust in money, but put your money in trust.
    ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes
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