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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.”
Oliver Wendell Holmes
“The real religion of the world comes from women much more than from men - from mothers most of all, who carry the key of our souls in their bosoms.”
“Controversy equalizes fools and wise men - and the fools know it”
“A few can touch the magic string, and noisy fame is proud to win them: Alas for those that never sing, but die with all their music in them!”
“It is the province of knowledge to speak, and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.”
“To be 70 years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be 40 years old.”
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
“The mind, once expanded to the dimensions of bigger ideas, never returns to its original size.”
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“Life is painting a picture, not doing a sum.”
“Without wearing any mask we are conscious of, we have a special face for each friend.”
“A good and true woman is said to resemble a Cremona fiddle: age but increases its worth and sweetens its tone”
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