"Truth is tough. It will not break, like a bubble, at the touch, nay, you may kick it about all day like a football, and it will be round and full at evening."
"Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth."Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. on Marcus Aurelius
"Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either."Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. on Albert Einstein
"Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth."Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. on Buddha
"I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant."Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on."Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. on Winston Churchill
"Young man, the secret of my success is that an early age I discovered that I was not God."
"A child's education should begin at least one hundred years before he is born."
"It seems to me that at this time we need education in the obvious more than the investigation of the obscure."
"I have no respect for the passion of equality, which seems to me merely idealizing envy."
"A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions."
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