Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Quotes

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (1809 – 1894) was an American physician, poet, and polymath. A member of the Fireside Poets, he was acclaimed by his peers as one of the best writers of the day, and although mainly known as a poet, Holmes wrote numerous medical treatises, essays, novels, memoirs and table-talk books. His most famous prose works are the Breakfast-Table series, which began with The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table (1858). He briefly studied law before turning to the medical profession. In addition to his work as an author, poet, and physician, Holmes also served as a professor, lecturer and inventor and, although he never practiced it, he received formal training in law.

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