Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. Quotes

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. Quotes

Read motivational Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. quotes and sayings. He was an American jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Here we share best collection of quotes by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

1. Lawyers spend a great deal of their time shoveling smoke.

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2. Life is painting a picture, not doing a sum.

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3. It is very lonely sometimes, trying to play God.

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4. Beware how you take away hope from another human being.

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5. It seems to me that at this time we need education in the obvious more than investigation of the obscure.

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6. To have doubted one’s own first principles is the mark of a civilized man.

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7. Every idea is an incitement… eloquence may set fire to reason.

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8. Every calling is great when greatly pursued.

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9. When in doubt, do it.

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10. A man is usually more careful of his money than of his principles.

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11. The mode by which the inevitable comes to pass is effort.

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12. The greatest act of faith is when a man understands he is not God.

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13. People talk fundamentals and superlatives and then make some changes of detail.

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14. The great act of faith is when a man decides he is not God.

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15. If I were dying, my last words would be: Have faith and pursue the unknown end.

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