Quotes by Oliver Wendell Holmes

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I firmly believe that if the whole materia medica could be sunk to the bottom of the sea, it would be all the better for mankind and all the worse for the fishes.
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On every stem, on every leaf, and at the root of everything that grew, was a professional specialist in the shape of grub, caterpillar, aphis, or other expert, whose business it was to devour that particular part.
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The right to swing my fist ends where the other man's nose begins.
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Beware of making your moral staple consist of the negative virtues.
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 virtue  

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