"Nature, when she invented, manufactured, and patented her authors, contrived to make critics out of the chips that were left."
"Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises."Oliver Wendell Holmes on Pedro Calderon de la Barca
"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."Oliver Wendell Holmes on Anais Nin
"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."Oliver Wendell Holmes on Albert Einstein
"I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes."Oliver Wendell Holmes on e. e. cummings
"All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind."Oliver Wendell Holmes on Abraham Lincoln
"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!"