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Quotation by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
To be seventy years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be forty years old.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (1809–1894), U.S. writer, physician. Letter, May 27, 1889, to poet and reformer Julia Ward Howe on her seventieth birthday.
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