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|Quotations by Oliver Wendell Holmes|
|Many ideas grow better when transplanted - Many ideas grow better when transplanted into another mind than in the one where they sprang up.|
The mind of a bigot is like the pupil of the eye - The mind of a bigot is like the pupil of the eye; the more light you pour upon it, the more it will contract.
I wanted to understand what is happening today - When I wanted to understand what is happening today, I try to decide what will happen tomorrow; I look back, a page of history is worth a volume of logic.
Habits are crutches in old age - Habits are the crutches of old age: by the aid of these we manage to hobble along after the mental joints are stiff and the muscles rheumatic...when every act of self determination costs an effort and a pang.
We must sail; do not drift - I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving: to reach the port of heaven, 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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