Quotes by Oliver Wendell Holmes

Rough work, iconoclasm, but the only way to get at truth.

The real religion of the world comes from women much more than from men – from mothers most of all, who carry the key of our souls in their bosoms.

Wisdom is the abstract of the past, but beauty is the promise of the future.

It is the province of knowledge to speak, and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.

The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions.

Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.

A new untruth is better than an old truth.

Truth, when not sought after, rarely comes to light.

Truth is tough. It will not break, like a bubble, at a touch nay, you may kick it about all day like a football, and it will be round and full at evening.

Put not your trust in money, but put your money in trust.