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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
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Ideals and Doubts in Illinois Law Review, Vol. X (1915); also in Collected Legal Papers (1920) edited by Harold Joseph Laski, p. 307. - Books and articles
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
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Letter to Morris R. Cohen (12 April 1915), as quoted in Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations (2008) edited by Ned Sherrin, p. 169.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
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Holmes-Laski Letters : The Correspondence of Mr. Justice Holmes and Harold J. Laski, 1916 - 1935 (1953), Vol. 2, p. 942.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
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As quoted by William F. Buckley, Jr., in Our Mission Statement in National Review (19 November 1955).


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Born: March 8, 1841

Died: March 6, 1935 (aged 93)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Judge

Bio: Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. was an American jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1902 to 1932.

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