"I have no respect for the passion of equality, which seems to me merely idealizing envy."
"I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character."Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Before God we are all equally wise - and equally foolish."Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. on Albert Einstein
"I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia, the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit together at the table of brotherhood."Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"The sweltering summer of the Negro's legitimate discontent will not pass until there is an invigorating autumn of freedom and equality."Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal."Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. on Abraham Lincoln
"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."
"A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions."
"A moment's insight is sometimes worth a life's experience."