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J_Blas24: In the court's decision, Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes rendered a sweeping exemption for baseball from antitrust legislation writing, "Personal effort, not related to production, is not a subject of commerce." The war with the FL was over and MLB had its antitrust exemption.

Austinelsayeed: It is better for the world, if instead of waiting to execute degenerate offspring for crime, or to let them starve for their imbecility, society can prevent those who are manifestly unfit from continuing their kind.- Oliver Wendell Holmes

armadill2010: Life is a fatal complaint, and an eminently contagious one. (Oliver Wendell Holmes)

RickLondonGreen: But friendship is the breathing rose, with sweets in every fold. ~Oliver Wendell Holmes

JKay52297925: The renowned U.S. Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. was one of the most distinguished proponents of eugenics, and the idea that immigrants bring crime and disorder dates back to the anti-Irish panics that occurred throughout the 19th century.

Buckeye_RedLeg: Hochul should turn in her JD. The "fire in a theater line" is a crock of shit and anyone that has read anything about US history/SCOTUS decisions should know that Schenck v US wasn't about "yelling fire" it came from a paraphrased line from Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr's

Fajri_W_: A mind that is stretched by new experience can never go back to its old dimensions. Oliver Wendell Holmes

LegendaryCh: What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. - Oliver Wendell Holmes

SUNITADEBNATH7: One's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions. - Oliver Wendell Holmes

W_TripSolution: “A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

ABC7Jeff: LONGEST SERVICE SUPREME COURT JUSTICES 18. Oliver Wendell Holmes (29 yrs) 19. Roger Taney (28 yrs) 20. Samuel Miller (28 yrs) 21. John Catron (28 years) 22. STEPHEN BREYER (27 yrs)

ian_mcmurtrie: "You can't yell 'fire' in a crowded theater." Stop using a quote from an overturned example of a terrible Supreme Court decision. You might consider researching: "The fatuous verdict of the greatly over-praised Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes."

Jake_W: I think a lot of you misunderstand Clarence Thomas WRT retirement. If he can go the John Paul Stevens/Oliver Wendell Holmes distance of 90, he will. He is a lich bound to his seat by spite to outlast his scoffers.

PubliusRevenge: The kind of thing that drives one to relate to Oliver Wendell Holmes's view of imbeciles...

apotheon: . . . an then there's the fact that the "fire in a crowded theater" line comes from Oliver Wendell Holmes in a SCOTUS judgement that was later partially overturned.

Joanna_227: The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions. - Oliver Wendell Holmes KD PATIKAR IN BATANGAS

DrDMiles: In 1913, Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Ir observed: “I do not think the United States would come to an end if we lost our power to declare an Act of Congress void. I do think the Union would be imperiled if we could not make that declaration as to the laws of the several states.”

Philip_D_Conrad: Life is a fatal complaint, and an eminently contagious one. (Oliver Wendell Holmes)

Joanna_227: The great thing in the world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving. - Oliver Wendell Holmes KD PATIKAR IN BATANGAS

W_TripSolution: “A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

lDeema8: "A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions" - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr

chikuwa100q_bot: 27. Have the courage/ to act instead of react. [Oliver Wendell Holmes]

spihea235: "A mind that is stretched by new experiences can never go back to its old dimensions!" ~Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

RealitySelect0r: Life is painting a picture, not doing a sum. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

welfordwrites: Science is a first-rate piece of furniture for a man’s upper chamber, if he has common-sense on the ground floor. Oliver Wendell Holmes

RickLondonGreen: But friendship is the breathing rose, with sweets in every fold. ~Oliver Wendell Holmes

itsjoeg: After Sumner died, his body was made the lay in state at the Capitol. Notable pallbearers included Henry Longfellow, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and John Whittier.

MassTweetz: A mind once stretched by a new idea never returns to its original dimensions. -Oliver Wendell Holmes

SocioTrip: “A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

chikuwa100q_bot: 27. Have the courage/ to act instead of react. [Oliver Wendell Holmes]

HammeringSickle: "I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving." – Oliver Wendell Holmes

CoyneoftheRealm: In contrast to Canada, the US intellectual and cultural origins of the free speech warriors would normally be described as quite liberal and progressive — as in the case of the Oliver Wendell Holmes’ opinion.

JediLivesMatter: "Between two groups of people who want to make inconsistent kinds of worlds, I see no remedy but force." ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

RawanKH33: "A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions." Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

NewYorkTweetzz: A mind once stretched by a new idea never returns to its original dimensions. -Oliver Wendell Holmes

cory_rebmann: Trying to educate a bigot is like shining a bright light into your pupils, they constrict. -Oliver Wendell Holmes

MelanieJaxn: Alas for those that never sing, But die with all their music in them! ~Oliver Wendell Holmes

iMoGalore: Writers Inspirational Quotes When the style is fully formed, if it has a sweet undersong, we call it beautiful, and the writer may do what he likes in words or syntax. - Oliver Wendell Holmes

Nouftg: "A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions."- Oliver Wendell Holmes

SocioTrip: “A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

joe_sheehan: Oliver Wendell Holmes wrote the Federal Baseball, et al, ruling 100 years ago. To celebrate, we need a two-line law passed by Congress. (1/2)

sarahalenezi22: "A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions."- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Vallone9Anna: Well, well, well! Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr, in the 1927 Buck vs Bell ruling, said that the same principle that permits forced vaccination should also permit forced sterilization! The SOLE judicial dissenter was a devout Catholic.

cotedesure: like all these dipshits think they are john jay or oliver wendell holmes, when in reality they are just john archibald campbells or trimbles.

SocioTrip: “A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

armadill2010: Life is a fatal complaint, and an eminently contagious one. (Oliver Wendell Holmes)

barquesthomes: "Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts." - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr

rjber15: "Rough work, iconoclasm, but the only way to get at truth." ~Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes

W_TripSolution: “A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

Philip_D_Conrad: Life is a fatal complaint, and an eminently contagious one. (Oliver Wendell Holmes)

koyonaduke: “Many ideas grow better when transplanted into another mind than the one where they sprang up.” Oliver Wendell Holmes

SocioTrip: “A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

prowanderer1: "A man is usually more careful of his money than of his principles." — Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

W_TripSolution: “A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

kevblue777: Then flash the wings returning Summer calls Through the deep arches of her forest halls,— The bluebird, breathing from his azure plumes The fragrance borrowed where the myrtle blooms. –Oliver Wendell Holmes (1841–1935)

Ray31432690: "Between two groups of people who want to make inconsistent kinds of worlds, I see no remedy but force." Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

g0pa1kr1shna: "The mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions." —Oliver Wendell Holmes

normancanter: Compare with Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., Brandeis, Thurgood Marshall, etc.

Yudhistira_Rnd: ‘It is the province of knowledge to speak, and it is the province of wisdom to listen’, said Oliver Wendell Holmes.

AnecdotalWisdom: While at Harvard, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., wrote a fifteen-page critical essay on Plato and showed it to Ralph Waldo Emerson for his comments. Emerson returned it with the observation: “When you shoot at a king, you must kill him.” Holmes destroyed his essay.

KellyWuli: The great thing in this world is not so much where you stand, as in what direction you are moving.Oliver Wendell Holmes -~!%~IHERB

platospupil: Then flash the wings returning Summer calls Through the deep arches of her forest halls,— The bluebird, breathing from his azure plumes The fragrance borrowed where the myrtle blooms. –Oliver Wendell Holmes (1841–1935)

vburrows1: One flag, one land, one heart, one hand, one nation evermore! - Oliver Wendell Holmes

Adamipad: Although we once recognized that wiretapping was a “dirty business,” as Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes put it in 1928, we now, Hochman regrets, accept it as “a mundane fact of American life,” spurred by routine crime-control measures and the policing of people of color.

CerebralWisdom: 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. - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

juanviejo: Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. on the reasons judges give for their decisions - “Path of the Law”, p. 457 (quoted in The Socratic Method, A Practitioner’s Handbook by Ward Farnsworth, p. 199)

mbharrington501: Then flash the wings returning Summer calls Through the deep arches of her forest halls,— The bluebird, breathing from his azure plumes The fragrance borrowed where the myrtle blooms. –Oliver Wendell Holmes (1841–1935

CerebralWisdom: Liberty is often a heavy burden on a man. It involves the necessity for perpetual choice which is the kind of labor men have always dreaded. - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

treysotrigga: “Every calling is great when greatly pursued.” ―Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

juanwitt: There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort. - Jane Austen Where we love is home, home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts. - Oliver Wendell Holmes

contentmo: Writers Inspirational Quotes When the style is fully formed, if it has a sweet undersong, we call it beautiful, and the writer may do what he likes in words or syntax. - Oliver Wendell Holmes

basedc1: Of course, if someone discharged a firearm and the stray bullet went through her stomach and killed the fetus , that man would be charged with murder and I'm sure this woman would not object to that. "The life of the law is not logic, but experience." - Oliver Wendell Holmes

kyblueblood: That's probably why we still have Buck vs Bell ! "Three generations of imbeciles are enough " Oliver Wendell Holmes

fien_charlie: Buck v. Bell, 274 U.S. is a decision of US Supreme Court, written by Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., in which the Court ruled that a state statute permitting compulsory sterilization of the intellectually disabled, did not violate the 14th Amendment Due Process clause

hoppingbeer: Old age is fifteen years older than I am.;Oliver Wendell Holmes;age -uolh7

RabelaisianCity: "The word 'right' is one of the most deceptive of pitfalls" and "a constant solicitation to fallacy." Oliver Wendell Holmes

txfromnowhere: We do not quit playing because we grow old, we grow old because we quit playing. — Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr..

SocioTrip: “A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

orionscoldfire: But the present has a right to govern itself so far as it can; and it ought always to be remembered that historic continuity with the past is not a duty, it is only a necessity. Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

Philip_D_Conrad: Life is a fatal complaint, and an eminently contagious one. (Oliver Wendell Holmes)

W_TripSolution: “A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

AllOnFire: Writers Inspirational Quotes When the style is fully formed, if it has a sweet undersong, we call it beautiful, and the writer may do what he likes in words or syntax. - Oliver Wendell Holmes

weevilsign: Without wearing any mask we are conscious of, we have a special face for each friend. Oliver Wendell Holmes

PantPatriot: Woodrow Wilson (who as governor of New Jersey signed a law in 1911 mandating the forced sterilization of “the feeble-minded”), and Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes (who in the Buck v. Bell case in 1927 declared forced-sterilization statutes constitutional).

SocioTrip: “A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

Jack_Heinemann: I still believe in the judiciary & checks & balances. But this ranks up there with Oliver Wendell Holmes' eugenics ruling in Buck vs Bell. The problem has been too many generations of presidents & political parties that stacked the Court.

W_TripSolution: “A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

chikuwa100q_bot: 92. When in/ doubt, do it. [Oliver Wendell Holmes]

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2l3DnUXTnARw1OK: It is the province of knowledge to speak, and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen. Oliver Wendell Holmes

SocioTrip: “A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

W_TripSolution: “A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

RAmbroso: Years from now Justice Thomas's name will be revered as one of the giants of the Supreme Court. Right up there with Oliver Wendell Holmes, Berger and Brandeis. The Administrative State is the engine for the Deep State Swamp.

tombricker: Reading Thomas Healy’s book on Oliver Wendell Holmes’s dissent that lead to broader support of the freedom of speech, Breyer’s disgraceful argument is the same one used to suppress speech a century ago: that govt. has compelling reason to smother individual rights.

StoneMastersPGH: "Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts." - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

QuteBot: Faith, as an intellectual state, is self-reliance. (Oliver Wendell Holmes)

Birk_Lab: We will keep her bright blazon forever unstained! And the Star-Spangled Banner in triumph shall wave While the land of the free is the home of the brave. Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.

NewYorkTweetzz: A mind once stretched by a new idea never returns to its original dimensions. -Oliver Wendell Holmes

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