To have doubted one's own first principles is the mark of a civilized man.

Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

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Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. (March 8, 1841 – March 6, 1935) was an American jurist and legal scholar who served as an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1902 to 1932. He is one of the most widely cited U.S. Supreme Court justices and most...

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