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56 Famous Quotes by Oliver Wendell holmes
3/8/1841 - 3/6/1935
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Oliver Wendell Holmes
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Speak clearly, if you speak at all; carve every word before you let it fall.

Speech Quotes, by Oliver Wendell holmes

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The world's great men have not commonly been great scholars, nor its great scholars great men.

Study Quotes, by Oliver Wendell holmes

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We are all tattooed in our cradles with the beliefs of our tribe.

Superstition Quotes, by Oliver Wendell holmes

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Don't flatter yourself that friendship authorizes you to say disagreeable things to your intimates. The nearer you come into relation with a person, the more necessary do tact and courtesy become.

Tact Quotes, by Oliver Wendell holmes

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We must have a weak spot or two in our character before we can love it much.

Weakness Quotes, by Oliver Wendell holmes

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A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged, it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and the time in which it is used.

Word Quotes, by Oliver Wendell holmes

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