"The great act of faith is when a man decides he is not God."
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. on Mother Teresa
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step."Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired."Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. on Martin Luther
"Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts."Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."