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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Quotes

About Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

Life: 1809 - 1894

Country: us flag America

Profession: Writer;

Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr., (August 29, 1809 - October 7, 1894) was a physician by profession but achieved fame as a writer; he was one of the best regarded American poets of the 19th century.

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Quotations

To be seventy years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be forty years old.

~ Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

- 1889

Nothing is so commonplace as to wish to be remarkable.

~ Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

- The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table, 1860

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