"The advice of the elders to young men is very apt to be as unreal as a list of the hundred best books."
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."Oliver Wendell Holmes on John Wooden
"Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny."Oliver Wendell Holmes on Thomas Jefferson
"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing."Oliver Wendell Holmes on Theodore Roosevelt
"To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting."Oliver Wendell Holmes on e. e. cummings
"In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher."Oliver Wendell Holmes on Dalai Lama
"Old age is fifteen years older than I am."
"Life is painting a picture, not doing a sum."
"Wisdom is the abstract of the past, but beauty is the promise of the future."
"I won't accept anything less than the best a player's capable of doing... and he has the right to expect the best that I can do for him and the team!"
"Have the courage to act instead of react."
x Share us on Facebook