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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

Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. (March 8, 1841 – March 6, 1935) was an American jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1902 to 1932, and as Acting Chief Justice of the United States January–February 1930. 

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Stupidity often saves a man from going mad.
Memories imagination old sentiments and associations are more readily reached through the sense of
To be seventy years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be forty years old.
The main part of intellectual education is not the acquisition of facts but learning how to make fa

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