I Know It Is A Sin For Me To Sit And Grin At Him Here
I know it is a sin
For me to sit and grin
At him here;
But the old three-cornered hat,
And the breeches, and all that,
Are so queer!
-- Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894)
-- The Last Leaf
Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all.
-- Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894) -- The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table, vi...
Old age is fifteen years older than I am. Oliver Wendell Holme
Any two philosophers can tell each other all they know in two hours. -- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
The mossy marbles rest On the lips that he has prest In their bloom
And the names he loved to hear Have been carved for many a year On the tomb....
To obtain a man's opinion of you, make him mad. -- Oliver Wendell Holme
The hat is the ultimum moriens of respectability.
-- Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894) -- The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table, viii...