"Wisdom is the abstract of the past, but beauty is the promise of the future."
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."Oliver Wendell Holmes on Confucius
"To love beauty is to see light."Oliver Wendell Holmes on Victor Hugo
"Beauty is only skin deep. If you go after someone just because she's beautiful but don't have anything to talk about, it's going to get boring fast. You want to look beyond the surface and see if you can have fun or if you have anything in common with this person."Oliver Wendell Holmes on Amanda Peet
"A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears."Oliver Wendell Holmes on Anne Roiphe
"People are like stained - glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within."Oliver Wendell Holmes on Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"Old age is fifteen years older than I am."
"Life is painting a picture, not doing a sum."
"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!"
"Have the courage to act instead of react."