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

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A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.

OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, JR.

associate justice, U.S. Supreme Court

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Sonu ,T from Bangalore MAY 31, 2010
How true, just the memories remain.


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