Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. Quote

Every event that a man would master must be mounted on the run, and no man ever caught the reins of a thought except as it galloped past him.


The Professor at the Breakfast-table: With The Story of Iris (ed. 1860)

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Every event that a man would master must be mounted on the run, and no man ever caught the reins of a thought except as it galloped past him.

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Every event that a man would master must be mounted on the run, and no man ever caught the reins of a thought except as it galloped past him.

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Every event that a man would master must be mounted on the run, and no man ever caught the reins of a thought except as it galloped past him.

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Every event that a man would master must be mounted on the run, and no man ever caught the reins of a thought except as it galloped past him.