"Controversy equalizes fools and wise men - and the fools know it."
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."Oliver Wendell Holmes on Frederick Douglass
"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman."Oliver Wendell Holmes on Anais Nin
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."Oliver Wendell Holmes on Oscar Wilde
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"Oliver Wendell Holmes on Confucius
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."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!"