Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Quotes.
Don’t be ‘consistent‘, but be simply true.
The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions.
Nothing is so common-place as to wish to be remarkable.
Rough work, iconoclasm, but the only way to get at truth.
Fame usually comes to those who are thinking about something else – very rarely to those who say to themselves, ‘Go to, now, let us be a celebrated individual!’.
Do not be bullied out of your common sense by the specialist; two to one, he is a pedant.
But friendship is the breathing rose, with sweets in every fold.