Quotes by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

About Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.:

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. was an American physician, poet, professor, lecturer, and author based in Boston. A member of the Fireside Poets, his peers acclaimed him as one of the best writers of the day. His most famous prose works are the "Breakfast-Table" series, which began with The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table (1858). He was also an important medical reformer.

Author Bio

  • NameOliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
  • DescriptionPoet, essayist, physician
  • BornAugust 29, 1809
  • DiedOctober 7, 1894
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionPoet; Author; Novelist