Best Famous Quotes by: Celeste Holm, Glenn Holm, Janet Louise Holman, Ernest Holmen, Ernest Holmes, John Andrew Holmes, Marjorie Holmes, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sherlock Holmes, John Holt, Rita Holt, Victoria Holt, Winifred Holtby, Lou Holtz, Homer, Harry Homes, Arthur Honegger, Paxton Hood, Michael K. Hooker, Ellen Stugis Hooper, Herbert Clark Hoover, Herbert Hoover, J. Edgar Hoover, T. J. Hoover, Anthony Hope, Bob Hope, Laurence Hope, Anthony Hopkins, Tom Hopkins, and Art Hoppe


Best Celeste Holm Quotes: The most famous quotes by Celeste Holm

We live by encouragement and die without it–slowly, sadly, angrily. — Celeste Holm

Best Glenn Holm Quotes: The most famous quotes by Glenn Holm

To find something you can enjoy is far better than finding something you can possess. — Glenn Holm

Best Janet Louise Holman Quotes: The most famous quotes by Janet Louise Holman

When in the pursuit of happiness Obstacles cross our way, When all seems lost And there is a darkening of the day. Remember God in His heaven And it does not cost to call. We’ll find despite our troubles We’ve been blessed after all. — Janet Louise Holman

Best Ernest Holmen Quotes: The most famous quotes by Ernest Holmen

Today I live in the quiet, joyous expectation of good. — Ernest Holmen

Best Ernest Holmes Quotes: The most famous quotes by Ernest Holmes

Prepare your mind to receive the best that life has to offer. — Ernest Holmes

Best John Andrew Holmes Quotes: The most famous quotes by John Andrew Holmes

Yes, we love peace, but we are not willing to take wounds for it, as we are for war. — John Andrew Holmes

The universe is not hostile, nor yet is it unfriendly. It is simply indifferent. — John Andrew Holmes

There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up. — John Andrew Holmes

It is well to remember that the entire universe, with one trifling exception, is composed of others. — John Andrew Holmes

A good excercise for the heart is to bend down and help another up. — John Andrew Holmes

Evil is a fact not to be explained away, but to be accepted and accepted not to be endured, but to be conquered. It is a challenge neither to our reason nor to our patience, but to our courage. — John Andrew Holmes

Speech is conveniently located midway between thought and action, where it often substitutes for both. — John Andrew Holmes

Best Marjorie Holmes Quotes: The most famous quotes by Marjorie Holmes

A child’s hand in yours — what tenderness and power it arouses. You are instantly the very touchstone of wisdom and strength. — Marjorie Holmes

What feeling is so nice as a child’s hand in yours So small, so soft and warm, like a kitten huddling in the shelter of your clasp. — Marjorie Holmes

Best Oliver Wendell Holmes Quotes: The most famous quotes by Oliver Wendell Holmes

Youth fades love droops, the leaves of friendship fall A mother’s secret hope outlives them all. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

To have doubted one’s own first principles is the mark of a civilized man. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

Pretty much all the honest truth-telling there is in the world is done by children. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

One’s mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

It is by no means certain that our individual personality is the single inhabitant of these our corporeal frames… We all do things both awake and asleep which surprise us. Perhaps we have cotenants in this house we live in. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

Beware how you take away hope from another human being. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

I hate facts. I always say the chief end of man is to form general propositions — adding that no general proposition is worth a damn. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

Science is a first-rate piece of furniture for a man’s upper chamber, if he has common sense on the ground floor. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

If I were dying, my last words would be, Have faith and pursue the unknown end. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

We should be eternally vigilant against attempts to check the expression of opinions that we loathe. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

To be 70 years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be 40 years old. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

The great thing in this world is not so much where you stand, as in what direction you are moving. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

Life is action and passion therefore, it is required of a man that he should share the passion and action of the time, at peril of being judged not to have lived. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

Any two philosophers can tell each other all they know in two hours. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

The advice of their elders to young men is very apt to be as unreal as a list of the hundred best books. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving — 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

Consciously or unconsciously we all strive to make the kind of a world we like. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

Rough work, iconoclasm, but the only way to get at truth. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

Take a music bath once or twice a week for a few seasons, and you will find that it is to the soul what the water bath is to the body. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

Every calling is great when greatly pursued. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

There is no friend like an old friend who has shared our morning days, no greeting like his welcome, no homage like his praise. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

It’s faith in something and enthusiasm for something that makes life worth living. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

A person’s mind stretched to a new idea never goes back to its original dimensions. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

The great act of faith is when a man decides he is not God. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

The right to swing my fist ends where the other man’s nose begins. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

The individual will always be a minority. If a man is in a minority of one, we lock him up. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

Taxes are the price we pay for civilization. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

People can be divided into two classes those who go ahead and do something, and those who sit still and inquire, ‘Why wasn’t it done the other way’ — Oliver Wendell Holmes

The right to be heard does not automatically include the right to be taken seriously. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

Old age is fifteen years older than I am. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

The world has to learn that the actual pleasure derived from material things is of rather low quality on the whole and less even in quantity than it looks to those who have not tried it. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

The mode by which the inevitable comes to pass is effort. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

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. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

To obtain a man’s opinion of you, make him mad. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

No families take so little medicine as those of doctors, except those of apothecaries. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

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

Language is the blood of the soul into which thoughts run and out of which they grow. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

Man has his will – but woman has her way. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

No stranger can get a great many notes of torture out of a human soul it takes one that knows it well — parent, child, brother, sister, intimate. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

Speak clearly, if you speak at all carve every word before you let it fall. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

Civilization is the process of reducing the infinite to the finite. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

It is the province of knowledge to speak and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

A moment’s insight is sometimes worth a life’s experience. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

A person is always startled when he hears himself seriously called an old man for the first time. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

Knowledge and timber shouldn’t be much used till they are seasoned. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

There’s nothing that keeps its youth, So far as I know, but a tree and truth. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

A thought is often original, though you have uttered it a hundred times. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

Life is a fatal complaint, and an eminently contagious one. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

When I think of talking, it is of course with a woman. For talking at its best being an inspiration, it wants a corresponding divine quality of receptiveness, and where will you find this but in a woman — Oliver Wendell Holmes

Don’t flatter yourself that friendship authorizes you to say disagreeable things to your intimates. The nearer you come into relation with a person, the more necessary do tact and courtesy become. Except in cases of necessity, which are rare, leave your friend to learn unpleasant things from his enemies they are ready enough to tell them. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

The character of every act depends upon the circumstances in which it is done. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanging, it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in colour and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

Lawyers spend a great deal of their time shoveling smoke. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

The mind of a bigot is like the pupil of the eye. The more light you shine on it, the more it will contract. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

Our test of truth is a reference to either a present or imagined future majority in favour of our view. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

Best Sherlock Holmes Quotes: The most famous quotes by Sherlock Holmes

When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth. — Sherlock Holmes

Best John Holt Quotes: The most famous quotes by John Holt

The true test of character is not how much we know how to do, but how we behave when we don’t know what to do. — John Holt

…since we can’t know what knowledge will be most needed in the future, it is senseless to try to teach it in advance. Instead, we should try to turn out people who love learning so much and learn so well that they will be able to learn whatever needs to be learned. — John Holt

The reason of a resolution is more to be considered than the resolution itself. — John Holt

Best Rita Holt Quotes: The most famous quotes by Rita Holt

There it was, hidden in alphabetical order. — Rita Holt

Best Victoria Holt Quotes: The most famous quotes by Victoria Holt

Never regret. If it’s good, it’s wonderful. If it’s bad, it’s experience. — Victoria Holt

Best Winifred Holtby Quotes: The most famous quotes by Winifred Holtby

The things that one most wants to do are the things that are probably most worth doing. — Winifred Holtby

Best Lou Holtz Quotes: The most famous quotes by Lou Holtz

How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser. — Lou Holtz

Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it. — Lou Holtz

You’re never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you’re never as bad as they say when you lose. — Lou Holtz

Best Homer Quotes: The most famous quotes by Homer

At last is Hector stretch’d upon the plain,Who fear’d no vengeance for Patroclus slainThen, Prince You should have fear’d, what now you feelAchilles absent was Achilles stillYet a short space the great avenger stayed,Then low in dust thy strength and glory laid. — Homer

There is nothing nobler or more admirable than when two people who see eye to eye keep house as man and wife, confounding their enemies and delighting their friends. — Homer

The difficulty is not so great to die for a friend, as to find a friend worth dying for. — Homer

A decent boldness ever meets with friends. — Homer

How God ever brings like to like. — Homer

In saffron-colored mantle, from the tides of ocean rose the morning to bring light to gods and men. — Homer

I detest that man who hides one thing in the depths of his heart, and speaks for another. — Homer

A multitude of rulers is not a good thing. Let there be one ruler, one king. — Homer

A companion’s words of persuasion are effective. — Homer

Hateful to me as the gates of Hades is that man who hides one thing in his heart and speaks another. — Homer

A councilor ought not to sleep the whole night through, a man to whom the populace is entrusted, and who has many responsibilities. — Homer

It is not possible to fight beyond your strength, even if you strive. — Homer

Even when someone battles hard, there is an equal portion for one who lingers behind, and in the same honor are held both the coward and the brave man the idle man and he who has done much meet death alike. — Homer

A generation of men is like a generation of leaves the wind scatters some leaves upon the ground, while others the burgeoning wood brings forth – and the season of spring comes on. So of men one generation springs forth and another ceases. — Homer

Do thou restrain the haughty spirit in thy breast, for better far is gentle courtesy. — Homer

It is equally offensive to speed a guest who would like to stay and to detain one who is anxious to leave. — Homer

He knew the things that were and the things that would be and the things that had been before. — Homer

Miserable mortals who, like leaves, at one moment flame with life, eating the produce of the land, and at another moment weakly perish. — Homer

If you are very valiant, it is a god, I think, who gave you this gift. — Homer

It was built against the will of the immortal gods, and so it did not last for long. — Homer

I too shall lie in the dust when I am dead, but now let me win noble renown. — Homer

He lives not long who battles with the immortals, nor do his children prattle about his knees when he has come back from battle and the dread fray. — Homer

Of men who have a sense of honor, more come through alive than are slain, but from those who flee comes neither glory nor any help. — Homer

It is entirely seemly for a young man killed in battle to lie mangled by the bronze spear. In his death all things appear fair. But when dogs shame the gray head and gray chin and nakedness of an old man killed, it is the most piteous thing that happens among wretched mortals. — Homer

It is not unseemly for a man to die fighting in defense of his country. — Homer

You will certainly not be able to take the lead in all things yourself, for to one man a god has given deeds of war, and to another the dance, to another lyre and song, and in another wide-sounding Zeus puts a good mind. — Homer

There is a strength in the union even of very sorry men. — Homer

The single best augury is to fight for one’s country. — Homer

Once harm has been done, even a fool understands it. — Homer

There is a fullness of all things, even of sleep and love. — Homer

The outcome of the war is in our hands the outcome of words is in the council. — Homer

The fates have given mankind a patient soul. — Homer

The glorious gifts of the gods are not to be cast aside. — Homer

Thus have the gods spun the thread for wretched mortals that they live in grief while they themselves are without cares for two jars stand on the floor of Zeus of the gifts which he gives, one of evils and another of blessings. — Homer

Whoever obeys the gods, to him they particularly listen. — Homer

Young men’s minds are always changeable, but when an old man is concerned in a matter, he looks both before and after. — Homer

By their own follies they perished, the fools. — Homer

Even his griefs are a joy long after to one that remembers all that he wrought and endured. — Homer

Dreams surely are difficult, confusing, and not everything in them is brought to pass for mankind. For fleeting dreams have two gates one is fashioned of horn and one of ivory. Those which pass through the one of sawn ivory are deceptive, bringing tidings which come to nought, but those which issue from the one of polished horn bring true results when a mortal sees them. — Homer

Zeus does not bring all men’s plans to fulfillment. — Homer

A young man is embarrassed to question an older one. — Homer

All strangers and beggars are from Zeus, and a gift, though small, is precious. — Homer

A small rock holds back a great wave. — Homer

All men have need of the gods. — Homer

Among all men on the earth bards have a share of honor and reverence, because the muse has taught them songs and loves the race of bards. — Homer

Look now how mortals are blaming the gods, for they say that evils come from us, but in fact they themselves have woes beyond their share because of their own follies. — Homer

So it is that the gods do not give all men gifts of grace – neither good looks nor intelligence nor eloquence. — Homer

It is tedious to tell again tales already plainly told. — Homer

It is equally wrong to speed a guest who does not want to go, and to keep one back who is eager. You ought to make welcome the present guest, and send forth the one who wishes to go. — Homer

I should rather labor as another’s serf, in the home of a man without fortune, one whose livelihood was meager, than rule over all the departed dead. — Homer

Nothing feebler than a man does the earth raise up, of all the things which breathe and move on the earth, for he believes that he will never suffer evil in the future, as long as the gods give him success and he flourishes in his strength but when the blessed gods bring sorrows too to pass, even these he bears, against his will, with steadfast spirit, for the thoughts of earthly men are like the day which the father of gods and men brings upon them. — Homer

The gods, likening themselves to all kinds of strangers, go in various disguises from city to city, observing the wrongdoing and the righteousness of men. — Homer

For rarely are sons similar to their fathers most are worse, and a few are better than their fathers. — Homer

May the gods grant you all things which your heart desires, and may they give you a husband and a home and gracious concord, for there is nothing greater and better than this -when a husband and wife keep a household in oneness of mind, a great woe to their enemies and joy to their friends, and win high renown. — Homer

Evil deeds do not prosper the slow man catches up with the swift. — Homer

The minds of the everlasting gods are not changed suddenly. — Homer

You ought not to practice childish ways, since you are no longer that age. — Homer

We are quick to flare up, we races of men on the earth. — Homer

There is a time for many words, and there is also a time for sleep. — Homer

There is nothing more dread and more shameless than a woman who plans such deeds in her heart as the foul deed which she plotted when she contrived her husband’s murder. — Homer

Wide-sounding Zeus takes away half a man’s worth on the day when slavery comes upon him. — Homer

The wine urges me on, the bewitching wine, which sets even a wise man to singing and to laughing gently and rouses him up to dance and brings forth words which were better unspoken. — Homer

Best Harry Homes Quotes: The most famous quotes by Harry Homes

Ignorance is the mother of fear. — Harry Homes

Best Arthur Honegger Quotes: The most famous quotes by Arthur Honegger

There is no doubt that the first requirement for a composer is to be dead. — Arthur Honegger

Best Paxton Hood Quotes: The most famous quotes by Paxton Hood

Be as careful of the books you read, as of the company you keep for your habits and character will be as much influenced by the former as by the latter. — Paxton Hood

Best Michael K. Hooker Quotes: The most famous quotes by Michael K. Hooker

What I’m concerned about is the people who don’t dwell on the meaninglessness of their lives, or the meaningfulness of it-who just pursue mindless entertainment. — Michael K. Hooker

Best Ellen Stugis Hooper Quotes: The most famous quotes by Ellen Stugis Hooper

I slept and dreamed that life was beauty.I awoke — and found that life was duty. — Ellen Stugis Hooper

Best Herbert Clark Hoover Quotes: The most famous quotes by Herbert Clark Hoover

No greater nor more affectionate honor can be conferred on an American than to have a public school named after him. — Herbert Clark Hoover

Once upon a time my political opponents honored me as possessing the fabulous intellectual and economic power by which I created a world-wide depression all by myself. — Herbert Clark Hoover

There are only two occasions when Americans respect privacy, especially in Presidents. Those are prayer and fishing. — Herbert Clark Hoover

Blessed are the young, for they will inherit the national debt. — Herbert Clark Hoover

Wisdom consists not so much in knowing what to do in the ultimate as in knowing what to do next. — Herbert Clark Hoover

Many years ago, I concluded that a few hair shirts were part of the mental wardrobe of every man. The president differs from other men in that he has a more extensive wardrobe. — Herbert Clark Hoover

When there is a lack of honor in government, the morals of the whole people are poisoned. — Herbert Clark Hoover

Children are our most valuable natural resource. — Herbert Clark Hoover

I’m the only person of distinction who’s ever had a depression named for him. — Herbert Clark Hoover

It is a curious fact that when we get sick we want an uncommon doctor… When we get into a war, we dreadfully want an uncommon admiral and an uncommon general. Only when we get into politics are we content with the common man. — Herbert Clark Hoover

Best Herbert Hoover Quotes: The most famous quotes by Herbert Hoover

America – a great social and economic experiment, noble in motive and far-reaching in purpose. — Herbert Hoover

Words without actions are the assassins of idealism. — Herbert Hoover

About the time we think we can make ends meet, somebody moves the ends. — Herbert Hoover

Engineering is a great profession. There is the fascination of watching a figment of the imagination emerge through the aid of science to a plan on paper. Then it moves to realisation in stone or metal or energy. Then it brings homes to men or women. Then it elevates the standard of living and adds to the comforts of life. This is the engineer’s high privilege. — Herbert Hoover

Best J. Edgar Hoover Quotes: The most famous quotes by J. Edgar Hoover

Justice is incidental to law and order. — J. Edgar Hoover

Above all, I would teach him to tell the truth … Truth-telling, I have found, is the key to responsible citizenship. The thousands of criminals I have seen in 40 years of law enforcement have had one thing in common Every single one was a liar. — J. Edgar Hoover

Best T. J. Hoover Quotes: The most famous quotes by T. J. Hoover

Engineering is the professional and systematic application of science to the efficient utilization of natural resources to produce wealth. — T. J. Hoover

Best Anthony Hope Quotes: The most famous quotes by Anthony Hope

Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn’t matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls. — Anthony Hope

Best Bob Hope Quotes: The most famous quotes by Bob Hope

If you haven’t any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble. — Bob Hope

I love to go to Washington — if only to be near my money. — Bob Hope

I don’t generally feel anything until noon then it’s time for my nap. — Bob Hope

A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don’t need it. — Bob Hope

If you watch a game, it’s fun. If you play at it, it’s recreation. If you work at it, it’s golf. — Bob Hope

People who throw kisses are hopelessly lazy. — Bob Hope

Best Laurence Hope Quotes: The most famous quotes by Laurence Hope

For this is Wisdom to love, to live To take what fate, or the Gods may give. To ask no question, to make no prayer, To kiss the lips and caress the hair, Speed passion’s ebb as you greet its flow To have, – to hold – and – in time, – let go — Laurence Hope

Best Anthony Hopkins Quotes: The most famous quotes by Anthony Hopkins

I love life because what more is there. — Anthony Hopkins

Best Tom Hopkins Quotes: The most famous quotes by Tom Hopkins

I am not judged by the number of times I fail, but by the number of times I succeed and the number of times I succeed is in direct proportion to the number of times I can fail and keep on trying. — Tom Hopkins

Best Art Hoppe Quotes: The most famous quotes by Art Hoppe

If there is no God, who pops up the next Kleenex — Art Hoppe

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