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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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Homiletic Review, Volume 56

1908
...the water rough and sailing disagreeable? "To reach the port of heaven," says Oliver Wendell Holmes, "we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes...But we must sail, and not drift nor lie at anchor." Happily, there are also fair winds. 2 Pet. i. 21 contains a fair-wind image: " Holy men of God spake...
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The Bright Side: Little Excursions Into the Field of Optimism

1909 - 116 pages
...The kindest thing in the kindest way. I FIND 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. OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES. INSPIRATION IF I could climb to heavenly heights, And beg one gift from the...
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The Bright Side: The Book of Good Cheer

1909 - 116 pages
...The kindest thing in the kindest way. I FIND the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving. To reach...sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it,—but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor. INSPIRATION IF I could climb to heavenly...
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The Twentieth Century Magazine, Volume 2

Benjamin Orange Flower, Charles Zueblin - 1910
...opportunities for all, privilege for none." "I find the greatest 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." — Holmes. CONSERVATION NEWS By MF Abbott Legislation. THE first regular session of the 61st Congress...
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The Twentieth Century Magazine, Volume 2

Benjamin Orange Flower, Charles Zueblin - 1910
...opportunities for all, privilege for none." "I find the greatest 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." — Holmes. CONSERVATION NEWS By MF Abbott Legislation. THE first regular session of the 61st Congress...
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Fourth Reader

Walter Lowrie Hervey, Melvin Hix - 1911 - 324 pages
...boastfully or as a wonderful matter." I find 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. — OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES. OLIVEK WENDELL HOLMKS OLD IRONSIDES Ay, tear her tattered ensign 0 down!...
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English Composition, Volume 1

Stratton Duluth Brooks - 1911
...his faculties. — SAMUEL JOHNSON. 61. I find 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. — OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES. 62. He began his dramatic career, as usual, by rowing against the strong...
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Studies in Reading

James William Searson, George Ellsworth Martin - 1912
...dead. — Nixon Waterman. THE GREAT THING I find 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. — Oliver Wendell Holmes THE LIGHTS OF LONDON TOWN GEORGE R. SIMS HEART-broken, worn, and weary, a...
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Studies in Reading: Seventh Grade

J. W. Searson, George Ellsworth Martin - 1914 - 371 pages
...dead. — Nixon Waterman. THE GREAT THING I find 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. — Oliver Wendell Holmes. THE TAPESTRY WEAVERS A MONG products of the hands, no work is more attractive...
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Public Speaking for Normal and Academy Students

James Watt Raine - 1915 - 207 pages
...finished | his necessary business. I find that the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving; to reach...must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor. There is a perennial nobleness, and even sacredness in work. Were he never so benighted, forgetful of his high...
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