Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. Quotes and Sayings

Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. US jurist (1841 - 1935)

I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving -- we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it -- but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor. ~Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

The ultimate good desired is better reached by free trade in ideas [and] the best test of truth is the power of the thought to get itself accepted in the competition of the market. ~Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

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

We should be eternally vigilant against attempts to check the expression of opinions that we loathe. ~Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.