Oliver Wendell Quotes


53 Oliver Wendell quotes:



"To live is to function. That is all there is in living."
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"Memories, imagination, old sentiments, and associations are more readily reached through the sense of smell than through any other channel."
Author: Wendell Quotes Category: Memory Quotes
"Memory is a net: one that finds it full of fish when he takes it from the brook, but a dozen miles of water have run through it without sticking."
Author: Wendell Quotes Category: Memory Quotes
"I should like to see any kind of a man, distinguishable from a gorilla that some good and even pretty woman could not shape a husband out of."
Author: Wendell Quotes Category: Marriage Quotes
"The minute a phrase, becomes current, it becomes an apology for not thinking accurately to the end of the sentence."
"Stupidity often saves a man from going mad."
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"My fee, if I select the subject, is $150; if your committee selects the subject, the charge is $250, but in either case the speech is the same"
Author: Wendell Quotes Category: Speech Quotes
"And silence, like a poultice, comes to heal the blows of sound"
Author: Wendell Quotes Category: Silence Quotes
"Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle that fits them all."
Author: Wendell Quotes Category: Sin Quotes
"God's plan made a hopeful beginning. But man spoiled his chances by sinning. We trust that the story will end in God's glory. But, at present, the other side's winning."
Author: Wendell Quotes Category: Sin Quotes
"A goose flies by a chart which the Royal Geographical Society could not mend"
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"The mind of a bigot is like the pupil of the eye; the more light you pour on it, the more it will contract."
Author: Wendell Quotes Category: Prejudice Quotes
"Knowledge like timber shouldn't be mush use till they are seasoned."
Author: Wendell Quotes Category: Knowledge Quotes



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