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#1. I think it not improbable that man, like the grub that prepares a chamber for the winged thing it never has seen but is to be - that man may have cosmic destinies that he does not understand. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
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#2. It's difficult to beat making your living thinking and writing about subjects that matter to you. - Author: Eleanor Holmes Norton
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#3. Be willing to commit yourself to a course, perhaps a long and hard one, without being able to foresee exactly where you will come out. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
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#4. Caring about something can make you do things you shouldn't. - Author: Kathryn Holmes
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#5. Do it for the sake of being a good neighbor, then. You're well on your way. You've already made him a casserole." "Which I dumped on his shirt."
"I prefer to focus on the positives. - Author: Eva Morgan
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#6. Everybody getting a significant exit creates a legacy and creates something that you can pay forward and bootstrap an industry in a substantial way. - Author: Ryan Holmes
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#7. If there is any principle of the Constitution that more imperatively calls for attachment than any other it is the principle of free thought, not free thought for those who agree with us but freedom for the thought that we hate. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
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#8. Modesty and reverence are no less virtues of freemen than the democratic feeling which will submit neither to arrogance nor to servility. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
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#9. The greatest act of faith is when a man understands he is not God. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
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#10. I always had a soft spot for Sherlock Holmes and used to imagine helping him out. - Author: Catherine Jinks
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#11. Many of the African musicians are well-schooled and well-versed ... what they do takes a high level of musicianship. - Author: Jake Holmes
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#12. A mind once stretched by thoughts of heaven will never regain it's original shape (a shameless tweak of a quote by Oliver Wendell Holmes, US author and physician) - Author: Serenity McLean
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#13. Everything in life responds to the song of the heart. - Author: Ernest Holmes
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#14. You know my methods. Apply them. - Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
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#15. If you can eat sawdust without butter, you can be a success in the law. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
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#16. Never theorize before you have data.Invariably you end up twisting facts to suit theories instead of theories to suit facts.
-Sherlock holmes - Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
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#17. Even fictional characters sometimes receive unwarranted medical opinions. Doctors have diagnosed Ebenezer Scrooge with OCD, Sherlock Holmes with autism, and Darth Vader with borderline personality disorder. - Author: Sam Kean
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#18. When prayer removes distrust and doubt and enters the field of mental certainty, it becomes faith; and the universe is built on faith. - Author: Ernest Holmes
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#19. To a great mind, nothing is little,' remarked Holmes, sententiously. - Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
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#20. Amazing, really, to think of what a man could achieve with the simple ability to put pen to paper and spin a decent yarn. - Author: Graham Moore
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#21. There is an undeniable exhilaration in moment of even the smallest discovery - Author: Graham Moore
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#22. Every real thought on every real subject knocks the wind out of somebody or other. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
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#23. A woman never forgets her sex. She would rather talk with a man than an angel, any day. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
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#24. True deduction can only be obtained through a certain amount of self annihilation. - Author: Joe Riggs
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#25. Tech companies don't exist in a bubble; they draw from and feed into a larger community. Ideally, the relationship is symbiotic. - Author: Ryan Holmes
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#26. The corners of her mouth turned up in a wry smile. Better and better. Your grandmother's looks and your grandfather's brains. A deadly combination, I must say. - Author: Angela Misri
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#27. With some diseases, like type 2 diabetes, if people get alerted early, they can take steps to avert getting sick. - Author: Elizabeth Holmes
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#28. Lawyers spend a great deal of their time shoveling smoke. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
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#29. Everybody can perform, there are so many outlets. Musicians are no longer limited. In the past, the record companies made most of the money. I for one am not sorry to see them fade away. - Author: Jake Holmes
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#30. By monitoring the activity taking place on social networks, retailers can amplify successful marketing and sales strategies and avoid weak tactics which can later be tied back to organizational objectives. - Author: Ryan Holmes
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#31. More than 100 years after he first appeared, Holmes remains the template for the fictional detective. - Author: Mark Billingham
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#32. Eleanor Marx was her father's first biographer. All subsequent biographies of Karl Marx, and most of Engels, draw on her work as their primary sources for the family history, often without knowing it. I think if she'd been a son, she would have been referenced more. - Author: Rachel Holmes
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#33. As I drove off, leaving an oil stain behind me, I caught a glimpse of my smile in the rear view, and at that moment I remembered how life was supposed to feel. - Author: Gina Holmes
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#34. Love rules through Law. Love is the Divine Givingness; Law is the Way. Love is spontaneous; Law is impersonal ... Love points the way and Law makes the way possible. - Author: Ernest Holmes
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#35. The best way of successfully acting a part is to be it. - Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
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#36. I won't say I won't fight again but I don't think anyone wants to fight me so I am finished and I will just continue with boxing exhibitions. - Author: Larry Holmes
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#37. Does this thing I wish to do express more life, more happiness, more peace to myself, and at the same time harm no one? If it does, it is right. It is not selfish. - Author: Ernest Holmes
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#38. It is perfectly easy to be original by violating the laws of decency and the canons of good taste. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
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#39. Is that true? Are you really him?"
"I am afraid I still hold that distinction."
"You are Sherlock Holmes? No, I don't believe it."
"That is quite all right. I scarcely believe it myself. - Author: Mitch Cullin
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#40. My right to swing my fist ends where your nose begins. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
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#41. We are all sentenced to capital punishment for the crime of living, and though the condemned cell of our earthly existence is but a narrow and bare dwelling-place, we have adjusted ourselves to it, and made it tolerably comfortable for the little while we are to be confined in it. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
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#42. I didn't want much. I wanted much more. In fact, I wanted everything. - Author: Rupert Holmes
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#43. A lot of my early career, I wrote story songs that had narratives, that had plots. - Author: Rupert Holmes
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#44. Watson."
"What?"
"I'm sorry I picked a fight with you," Holmes said sleepily. "But you should know I had a good reason."
"I know, I was being an idiot."
"No, it wasn't your fault. The note said you'd be killed if you stayed, so I fixed it. I was horrible until you went away. - Author: Brittany Cavallaro
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#45. 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. - Author: Marjorie Holmes
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#46. Have the courage to act instead of react. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
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#47. If you must be Sherlock Holmes," she observed, "I'll get you a nice little syringe and a bottle labelled cocaine, but for God's sake leave that violin alone. - Author: Agatha Christie
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#48. Holmes serves as an ideal model of how we can learn to see and think better. - Author: Maria Konnikova
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#49. For an older generation of employees, social media often remains misunderstood and underutilized. - Author: Ryan Holmes
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#50. When people were telling me 'God is watching you' ... - Author: Pete Holmes
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#51. Divine Intelligence working through me always knows just what I need and always supplies it when I need it. - Author: Ernest Holmes
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#52. Surely there is a knowing behind it all. There is a teacher, an expresser, a creator, an artist perhaps, a poet certainly that has designed and presented all of the clues that we need to navigate life with some degree of grace, and perhaps with a greater degree of happiness than we now have. - Author: Jeffrey R. Anderson
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#53. I said yes to adventure, and then almost immediately I started trying to figure out how to get out of it. - Author: Dave Holmes
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#54. Men, like peaches and pears, grow sweet a little while before they begin to decay. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
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#55. military historian Richard Holmes. - Author: Clare Wright
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#56. God heard, Manny. He always does. - Author: Gina Holmes
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#57. Having in my life been bitten by the jaws of both victory and defeat, I must rush to add that success is to failure as butter pecan ice cream is to death. - Author: Rupert Holmes
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#58. The world's great men have not commonly been great scholars, nor its great scholars great men. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
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#59. I have been very interested in the number of kids who have read the Sherlock Holmes books after reading the Mary Russell books. That's great. That's more or less how I rediscovered the Holmes books. - Author: Laurie R. King
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#60. Be persistent and just keep going to open mics no matter what, even if just to watch and not perform. You'll find that even at your worst keep your head up because you'll still be better than other people's best. - Author: Pete Holmes
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#61. The best servant does his work unseen. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes
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#62. Well, Mr. Holmes, what are we to do with that fact?" "To remember it
to docket it. We may come on something later which will bear upon it. - Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
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#63. Too much damned TV. Thinks he's Sherlock Holmes."
"That's professor Moriarty," corrected Foaly.
"Holmes, Moriarty, they both look the same with the flesh scorched off their skulls. - Author: Eoin Colfer
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#64. No man burdens his mind with small matters unless he has some very good reason for doing so. - Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
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#65. Holmes has become the dark side of the moon for me. He is moody and solitary and underneath I am really sociable and gregarious. It has all got too dangerous - Author: Jeremy Brett
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#66. Crime is common. Logic is rare. Therefore it is upon the logic rather than upon the crime that you should dwell. - Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
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#67. Every genuine boy is a rebel and an anarch. If he were allowed to develop according to his own instincts, his own inclinations, society would undergo such a radical transformation as to make the adult revolutionary cower and cringe. - Author: John Holmes
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#68. The art of phlebotomy originated with bloodletting in 1400 B.C., and the modern clinical lab emerged in the 1960s - and it has not fundamentally evolved since then. You go in, sit down, they put a tourniquet on your arm, stick you with a needle, take these tubes and tubes of blood. - Author: Elizabeth Holmes
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#69. Life is greater than you have ever known it. - Author: Ernest Holmes
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#70. Oh! A mystery is it?' I cried, rubbing my hands. 'This is very piquant. I am much obliged to you for bringing us together. "The proper study of mankind is man" you know - Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
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#71. We call those poets who are first to mark, Through earth's dull mist the coming of the dawn, Who see in twilight's gloom the first pale spark, While others only note that day is gone. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes
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#72. In spite of his capacity for concealing his emotions, I could easily see that Holmes was in a state of suppressed excitement, while I was myself tingling with that half-sporting, half-intellectual pleasure which I invariably experienced when I associated myself with him in his investigations. - Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
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#73. The mark of a civilized man is his willingness to re-examine his most cherished beliefs. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
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#74. Lucas kicked back in his chair, and thought, Let's go to Sherlock Holmes. When you've eliminated the impossible, whatever was left, however improbable, must be the truth. Or something like that. - Author: John Sandford
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#75. You have a grand gift for silence, Watson. It makes you quite invaluable as a companion. - Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
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#76. The real thing--Scotland Yard? Or Sherlock Holmes? - Author: Anonymous
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#77. Any tax is a discouragement and therefore a regulation so far as it goes. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
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#78. She wondered how Dr. Watson - a clever man in his own right - had lasted so many years without bashing his roommate over the head out of sheer frustration. - Author: Emma Jane Holloway
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#79. When I first started reading poetry, all the poets I read - Edgar Allan Poe, Oliver Wendell Holmes, John Greenleaf Whittier - were rhyme poets. That's what captured me. - Author: Marv Levy
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#80. But is it that easy? Can she just decide not to be that person anymore - the one she hates? Can she really move on? - Author: Kathryn Holmes
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#81. We can't do these things in the force, Mr. Holmes," said he. "No wonder you get results that are beyond us. But some of these days you'll go too far, and you'll find yourself and your friend in trouble." "For England, home and beauty - eh, Watson? Martyrs on the altar of our country. - Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
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#82. Let the inner ear listen to the voice of truth that is always speaking. - Author: Ernest Holmes
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#83. Forcing school children to recite a national pledge doesn't sound very American to me," said James. "No," agreed Holmes. "It sounds German. Very German. - Author: Dan Simmons
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#84. Prescription: 'Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Case Book of Sherlock Holmes. Take ten pages, twice a day, til end of course. - Author: Diane Setterfield
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#85. They were brought up in these ruins and no longer notice them. - Author: John Clellon Holmes
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#86. Eliminate all other factors, and the one which remains must be the truth. - Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
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#87. What? You just got boned by your trainer and minutes later felt the need to say hello to your son? - Author: J.D. Holmes
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#88. Tech companies have a finite lifespan: For the successful ones, an IPO or exit is never more than a few years off. But by recruiting locally and developing homegrown talent, companies can build something that remains after they're gone. People, skills and a culture of innovation persist. - Author: Ryan Holmes
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#89. I throw down a lot on paper and on tape. Sometimes while I'm practicing on the guitar, I'll think of a song. - Author: Jake Holmes
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#90. God wills us to have everything. As we express life, we fulfill God's law of abundance, but we do this only as we realize that there is good enough to go around-only as we know that all of God's gifts are given as freely and fully as the air and the sunshine. - Author: Ernest Holmes
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#91. The only simplicity for which I would give a straw is that which is on the other side of the complex - not that which never has divined it. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
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#92. Holmes is so ugly, his grandmother said when he started to cry the tears would stop and roll down the back of his head. - Author: Muhammad Ali
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#93. I was born with the devil in me ... - Author: H. H. Holmes
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#94. If you eliminate all other possibilities, whatever remains must be the truth." Sherlock Holmes - Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
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#95. The decision to leave a company you founded and move on to a new project is never an easy one. - Author: Ryan Holmes
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#96. Desultory readers are seldom remarkable for the exactness of their learning. - Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
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#97. If diversity is what is a central value in every selective university in the United States, then it ought to be seen as a compelling interest by the Supreme Court. - Author: Eleanor Holmes Norton
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#98. Whenever I go to England, I'm on pilgrimage. I walk the countryside around Eastbourne because that's where Sherlock Holmes retired. - Author: Laurie R. King
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#99. How do you know you told a good punch line, a good joke? It's because they laugh. How do you know you've got a good scary punch line? It's because they jump out of the seat or scream. So the best reward is one you can listen to. - Author: Katie Holmes
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#100. Man has his will, but woman has her way. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
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