"Young man, the secret of my success is that an early age I discovered that I was not God."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. on Mark Twain
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young."Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. on Robert Frost
"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."
"A moment's insight is sometimes worth a life's experience."