Oliver Wendell Holmes

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I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving: To reach the port of heaven, we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it — but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

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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

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

Oliver Wendell Holmes

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

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