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The sound of a kiss

The sound of a kiss is not so loud as that of a cannon, but its echo lasts a great deal longer.

– Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

Lawyers spend a great deal

Lawyers spend a great deal of their time shoveling smoke.

– Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Man has will but woman

Man has will; but woman has her way.

– Oliver Wendell Holmes

Lord, bid war’s trumpet cease;Fold the whole earth in peace.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes

Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes

But the moment you turn a corner you see another straight stretch ahead and there comes some further challenge to your ambition.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Reason means truth and those who are not governed by it take the chance that someday the sunken fact will rip the bottom out of their boat.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

You can hire logic, in the shape of a lawyer, to prove anything that you want to prove.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

Logic is logic. That’s all I say.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes

It is the province of knowledge to speak And it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes

Leisure only means a chance to do other jobs that demand attention.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Most of us retain enough of the theological attitude to think that we are little gods.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Where we love is home – home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes

Lord, bid war’s trumpet cease;Fold the whole earth in peace.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes

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A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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

Where we love is home, Home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes

Take a music bath once or twice a week for a few seasons, and you will find that it is to the soul what the water bath is to the body.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes

Take a music bath once or twice a week for a few seasons. You will find it is to the soul what a water bath is to the body.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes

Man’s mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes