Quotes by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. was an American physician, poet, and polymath based in Boston.

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The sound of a kiss is not so loud as that of a cannon, but its echo lasts a great deal longer.

- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.Peace, Kissing

A moment's insight is sometimes worth a life's experience.

- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.Moment & Present

Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.

- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.Love, Home

Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness, of hatred, of jealousy, and, most easily of all, the gate of fear.

- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.Love, Feelings

The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions.

- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.Experience, Age

The Amen of nature is always a flower.

- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

But friendship is the breathing rose, with sweets in every fold.

- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.