Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. Quote

The chief end of man is to frame general ideas—and…no general idea is worth a damn.


letter to Morris R. Cohen, 12 April 1915

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The chief end of man is to frame general ideas—and…no general idea is worth a damn.

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The chief end of man is to frame general ideas—and…no general idea is worth a damn.

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The chief end of man is to frame general ideas—and…no general idea is worth a damn.

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The chief end of man is to frame general ideas—and…no general idea is worth a damn.