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Results of search for Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes - Page 1 of 4
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Results from Cole's Quotables:

It is the province of knowledge to speak
And it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.
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Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. (1841 - 1935)
I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving -- we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it -- but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor.
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Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. (1841 - 1935)
The ultimate good desired is better reached by free trade in ideas [and] the best test of truth is the power of the thought to get itself accepted in the competition of the market.
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Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. (1841 - 1935), (dissent, Abrams v. United States, 1919)
Man's mind stretched to a new idea never goes back to its original dimensions.
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Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. (1841 - 1935)
To obtain a man's opinion of you, make him mad.
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Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. (1841 - 1935)
We should be eternally vigilant against attempts to check the expression of opinions that we loathe.
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Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. (1841 - 1935)
It is now the moment when by common consent we pause to become conscious of our national life and to rejoice in it, to recall what our country has done for each of us, and to ask ourselves what we can do for our country in return.
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Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. (1841 - 1935), Jr.
Insanity is often the logic of an accurate mind overtaxed.
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Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809 - 1894)
There are one-story intellects, two-story intellects, and three-story intellects with skylights. All fact collectors with no aim beyond their facts are one-story men. Two-story men compare reason and generalize, using labors of the fact collectors as well as their own. Three-story men idealize, imagine, and predict. Their best illuminations come from above through the skylight.
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Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809 - 1894)

Results from Rand Lindsly's Quotations:

A mind once stretched by a new idea never regains its original dimension.
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Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. (1841 - 1935)
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