The Poet at the Breakfast Table Quotes

The Poet at the Breakfast Table Quotes by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

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Men are idolaters, and want something to look at and kiss and hug, or throw themselves down before; they always did, they always will; and if you don't make it of wood, you must make it of words. ~ The Poet at the Breakfast Table by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. We are all tattooed in our cradles with the beliefs of our tribe; the record may seem superficial, but it is indelible. ~ The Poet at the Breakfast Table by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Knowledge--it excites prejudices to call it science--is advancing as irresistibly, as majestically, as remorselessly as the ocean moves in upon the shore. ~ The Poet at the Breakfast Table by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. "Science is a first-rate piece of furniture for a man's upper chamber, if he has common sense on the ground-floor." ~ The Poet at the Breakfast Table by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. I talk half the time to find out my own thoughts, as a school-boy turns his pockets inside out to see what is in them. One brings to light all sorts of personal property he had forgotten in his inventory. ~ The Poet at the Breakfast Table by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.


 

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