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Quote from Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.,

"A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged, it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and the time in which it is used."


Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. (more quotes by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. or books by/about Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.)

(1841-1935) US Supreme Court Justice, also known as "The Great Dissenter"


Government, Independence, Power


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