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 Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. once said...

Ah, pensive scholar, what is fame? A fitful tongue of leaping flame; A giddy whirlwind's fickle gust, That lifts a pinch of mortal dust; A few swift years, and who can show Which dust was Bill, and which was Joe?

In Students Quotes, by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. , Source: Poems of the Class of '29--Bill and Joe (st. 7)

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