Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. Quote

I dare say that I have worked off my fundamental formula on you that the chief end of man is to frame general propositions and that no general proposition is worth a damn.


Letter to Sir Frederick Pollock (1920)

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I dare say that I have worked off my fundamental formula on you that the chief end of man is to frame general propositions and that no general...

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I dare say that I have worked off my fundamental formula on you that the chief end of man is to frame general propositions and that no general...

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I dare say that I have worked off my fundamental formula on you that the chief end of man is to frame general propositions and that no general...

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I dare say that I have worked off my fundamental formula on you that the chief end of man is to frame general propositions and that no general...