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" I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving: To reach the port of heaven, we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it, but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor. "
The Autocrat of the breakfast table - Page 99
by Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1858 - 373 pages
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The Writings of Oliver Wendell Holmes: The autocrat of the breakfast-table

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1891
...MAKES GOOD THE FACULTIES OF HIMSELF." I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving: To reach...one very sad thing in old friendships, to every mind which is really moving onward. It is this : that one cannot help using his early friends as the seaman...
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Helps in Teaching Reading: By Martha S. Hussey ...

Martha S. Hussey - 1891 - 126 pages
...'Tis only noble to be good ; Kind hearts are more than coronets. And simple faith than Norman blood. against it, but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor. 4 To claim the Arctic came the sun With banners of the burning zone, Unrolled upon their airy spars....
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The autocrat of the breakfast-tabel

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1892
...MAKES GOOD THE FACULTIES OF HIMSELF." I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving : To reach...one very sad thing in old friendships, to every mind which is really moving onward. It is this : that one cannot help using liis early friends as the seaman...
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Works, Volume 1

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1892
...MAKES GOOD THE FACULTIES OF HIMSELF." I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving : To reach...one very sad thing in old friendships, to every mind which is really moving onward. It is this : that one cannot help using his early friends as the seaman...
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Rhetoric of Vocal Expression: A Study of the Properties of Thought as ...

William Benton Chamberlain - 1892 - 364 pages
...double, or triple bars, as above described. I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving; to reach...we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor. Holmes. There is a perenj1ial nobleness, and even sacredness in work. Were he never so benighted, forgetful...
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Transactions of the ... Session of the American Institute of ..., Volume 45

American Institute of Homeopathy - 1892
...the greatest thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving We must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes...but we must sail and not drift nor lie at anchor." Oliver Wendell Holmes. DISCUSSION. GW WINTEEBURN, MD : I have listened to Dr. Nottingham's paper...
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The autocrat of the breakfast-table, with illustr. by H. Pyle, Volume 1

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1893
...MAKES GOOD THE FACULTIES OF HIMSELF." I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving : To reach...one very sad thing in old friendships, to every mind which is really moving onward. It is this : that one cannot help using his early friends as the seaman...
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The Oliver Wendell Holmes Year Book

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1894 - 205 pages
...their petals in our speech. To MY EEADEES. I <md the great thing in this world is, not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving. To reach...but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor. THE AUTOCRAT OF THE BREAKFAST-TAELE. JANUARY 4. Grandmother's mother : her age I guess, Thirteen summers,...
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The Inland Educator: A Journal for the Progressive Teacher, Volumes 7-8

1898
...great thing in this world is, not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving . ... we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes...but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor." ANNA LEMIRA MOOKE. MADISON, Wis. LEONID METEOHS OF 1898. Trusting that the readers of THE INLAND EDUCATOR...
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The Inland Educator, Volumes 7-8

1898
...great thing in this world is, not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving . ... we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes...but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor." ANNA LEMIRA MOORE. MADISON, Wis. LEONID METEORS OP 1898. Trusting that the readers of THE INLAND EDUCATOR...
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