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Oliver Wendell Holmes Poems | Quotes | Articles

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Biography | Best Poems | Short Poems | Quotes

Oliver Wendell Holmes poems, biography, quotes, examples of poetry, articles, essays and more. The best Oliver Wendell Holmes resource with comprehensive poet information, a list of poems, short poems, quotations, best poems, poet's works and more.

Oliver Wendell Holmes Biography...One of the best regarded American poets of the 19th century.. American physician poet professor lecturer and author


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Holmes Quotes

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Quote Left Every idea is an incitement... Eloquence may set fire to reason. Quote Right
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Quote Left A great calamity is as old as the trilobites an hour after it has happened. Quote Right
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Quote Left The right to be heard does not automatically include the right to be taken seriously. Quote Right
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Quote Left The great thing in the world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving. Quote Right
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Quote Left Sweet is the scene where genial friendship plays the pleasing game of interchanging praise Quote Right
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