Quotes by Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

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

Lawyers spend a great deal of their time shoveling smoke.

The character of every act depends upon the circumstances in which it is done.

The mind of a bigot is like the pupil of the eye. The more light you shine on it, the more it will contract.

To have doubted one's own first principles is the mark of a civilized man.

We should be eternally vigilant against attempts to check the expression of opinions that we loathe.