"I hate facts. I always say the chief end of man is to form general propositions - adding that no general proposition is worth a damn."
"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."Oliver Wendell Holmes on Albert Einstein
"Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men."Oliver Wendell Holmes on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control."Oliver Wendell Holmes on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right a single experiment can prove me wrong."Oliver Wendell Holmes on Albert Einstein
"Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss."Oliver Wendell Holmes on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"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!"