"A goose flies by a chart which the Royal Geographical Society could not mend."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Oliver Wendell Holmes on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Oliver Wendell Holmes on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Oliver Wendell Holmes on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Oliver Wendell Holmes on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."Oliver Wendell Holmes on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."
"The advice of the elders to young men is very apt to be as unreal as a list of the hundred best books."
"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!"