"The real religion of the world comes from women much more than from men - from mothers most of all, who carry the key of our souls in their bosoms."
"This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple the philosophy is kindness."Oliver Wendell Holmes on Dalai Lama
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."Oliver Wendell Holmes on Mahatma Gandhi
"I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else."Oliver Wendell Holmes on C. S. Lewis
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."Oliver Wendell Holmes on C. S. Lewis
"I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is."Oliver Wendell Holmes on Albert Camus
"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!"