Who is Oliver Wendell Holmes?

  • (noun): United States writer of humorous essays (1809-1894).
    Synonyms: Holmes

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    People who honestly mean to be true really contradict themselves much more rarely than those who try to be “consistent.”
    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (1809–1894)

    A pun does not commonly justify a blow in return. But if a blow were given for such cause, and death ensued, the jury would be judges both of the facts and of the pun, and might, if the latter were of an aggravated character, return a verdict of justifiable homicide.
    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (1809–1894)

    Little of all we value here
    Wakes on the morn of its hundredth year
    Without both feeling and looking queer.
    In fact, there’s nothing that keeps its youth,
    So far as I know, but a tree and truth.
    —Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (1809–1894)

    Lunch? You gotta be kidding. Lunch is for wimps.
    Stanley Weiser, U.S. screenwriter, and Oliver Stone. Gordon Gekko (Michael Douglas)

    Insanity is often the logic of an accurate mind overtasked.
    —Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (1809–1894)