"The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions."
"Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail."Oliver Wendell Holmes on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Experience is not what happens to you it's what you do with what happens to you."Oliver Wendell Holmes on Aldous Huxley
"For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone."Oliver Wendell Holmes on Audrey Hepburn
"By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest Second, by imitation, which is easiest and third by experience, which is the bitterest."Oliver Wendell Holmes on Confucius
"If you're trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I've had them everybody has had them. But obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it."Oliver Wendell Holmes on Michael Jordan
"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!"