Oliver Wendell Holmes - Page 4

The minute a phrase, becomes current, it becomes an apology for not thinking accurately to the end of the sentence.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes

Apologizing – a very desperate habit – one that is rarely cured. Apology is only egotism wrong side out.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes

To be seventy years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be forty years old.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes

Men do not quit playing because they grow old; they grow old because they quit playing.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes

Old age is fifteen years older than I am.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes