Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

“Every calling is great when greatly pursued.” — Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

“In a note discovered after his death, Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. (1841-1935) wrote that the uniforms to be found in his closet ‘were worn by me in the Civil War, and the stains upon them are my blood.'” — Lapham, Lewis H., editor. Lapham’s Quarterly. Volume 1.1.