Oliver Wendell Holmes Quotes on time

It is very lonely sometimes, trying to play God... view

By: Oliver Wendell Holmes

I think that, as life is action and passion, it is required of a man that he should share the passion and action of his time at peril of being judged not to have lived... view

By: Oliver Wendell Holmes

Memories, imagination, old sentiments, and associations are more readily reached through the sense of smell than through any other channel... view

By: Oliver Wendell Holmes

Many people die with their music still in them. Why is this so? Too often it is because they are always getting ready to live. Before they know it, time runs out... view

By: Oliver Wendell Holmes

I don't generally feel anything until noon, then it's time for my nap... view

By: Oliver Wendell Holmes

A person is always startled when he hears himself called old for the first time... view

By: Oliver Wendell Holmes

A thought is often original, though you have uttered it a hundred times... view

By: Oliver Wendell Holmes

To be seventy years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be forty years old... view

By: Oliver Wendell Holmes

To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind, and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor... view

By: Oliver Wendell Holmes