» Add Quotes to Your Site - Quote Generatoradd quote of the day, random quotes or by topic (e.g. funny quotes) Quote DB :: Authors :: Oliver Wendell Holmes :: View Quote View Quote "The right to swing my fist ends where the other man's nose begins." - Copy to Clipboard -- Oliver Wendell Holmes Listed in: Miscellaneous Add Quote To Your Quote List Rating: 4.88 Rate Quote 56 votes submitted Your Name: Friend's Email: Top 5 quotes from Oliver Wendell Holmes "The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions." "Old age is fifteen years older than I am." "The only prize much cared for by the powerful is power." "A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions." "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." Top 5 quotes from Miscellaneous "Man still bears in his bodily frame the indelible stamp of his lowly origin." "As for a future life, every man must judge for himself between conflicting vague probabilities." "Just think of the tragedy of teaching children not to doubt." "There is something going on in time and space, and beyond time and space, which, whether we like it or not, spells duty." "The destiny of man is not measured by material computation. When great forces are on the move in the world, we learn we are spirits--not animals."