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Oliver Wendell Holmes

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Comprehensive information about Oliver Wendell Holmes including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. One of the best regarded American poets of the 19th century.. American physician poet professor lecturer and author This educational Oliver Wendell Holmes resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.


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Quote Left Science is a first-rate piece of furniture for a man's upper chamber, if it has common sense on the ground floor. Quote Right
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Quote Left Every library should try to be complete on something, if it were only the history of pinheads. Quote Right
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Quote Left A new and valid idea is worth more than a regiment and fewer men can furnish the former than command the latter. Quote Right
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Quote Left Talking is like playing the harp, there is as much in laying the hand on the strings to stop their vibrations as in twanging them to bring out their music. Quote Right
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Quote Left The main part of intellectual education is not the acquisition of facts but learning how to make facts live. Quote Right
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