Oliver Wendell Holmes 8 quotes

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One's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions. Change
A hundred years after we are gone and forgotten, those who never heard of us will be living with the results of our actions. Planning
I would not give a fig for the simplicity this side of complexity, but I would give my life for the simplicity on the other side of complexity. Simplicity
Do not be bullied out of your common sense by the specialist; two to one, he is a pedant. Specialist
I think that, as life is action and passion, it is required of a man that he should share the passion and action of his time at peril of being judged not to have lived. Wisdom
Many ideas grow better when transplanted into another mind than in the one where they sprung up. Wisdom
Beware how you take away hope from another human being. Wisdom
Why can't somebody give us a list of things that everybody thinks and nobody says, and another list of things that everybody says and nobody thinks. Wisdom