More From Oliver Wendell Holmes
- "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."
- "Science is a first-rate piece of furniture for a man’s upper chamber, if he has common sense on the ground floor."
- "As life is action and passion, it is required of a man that he should share the passion and action of his time, at the peril of being not to have lived."
More In Great
- "Irreligion – the principal one of the great faiths of the world."― Ambrose Bierce
- "A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices."― William James
- "I’d rather attempt to do something great and fail than to attempt to do nothing and succeed."― Robert H. Schuller