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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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Regional Economic Development Legislation of 1969, Hearings Before the ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Public Works - 1969
...the 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." For too many years we have merely drifted or been at anchor regarding economic problems in this part...
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Foreign Direct Investment Controls: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on ...

United States. Congress. House. Foreign Afairs - 1969 - 331 pages
...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. Mr. Steinberg, do you think we are either at anchor or drifting ? Mr. STEINBERG. I would rather call...
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Regional Economic Development Legislation of 1969: Hearings, Ninety ..., Part 2

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Public Works. Subcommittee on Economic Development - 1969 - 1298 pages
...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." For too many years we have merely drifted or been at anchor regarding economic problems in this part...
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1969 Amendments to Appalachian Regional Development Act and Title V Regions ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Works - 1969 - 497 pages
...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 against it. But we must sail, and not drift, or lie at anchor. For too many years we have merely drifted or been at anchor regarding economic problems...
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!969 Amendments to Appalachian Regional Development Act and Title V Regions ...

United States. Congress. House. Public Works - 1969 - 497 pages
...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 against it. But we must sail, and not drift, or lie at anchor. For too many years we have merely drifted or been at anchor regarding economic problems...
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Tariff and Trade Proposals: Hearings, Ninety-first Congress, Second Session ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means - 1970 - 4651 pages
...wrote about a century ago, "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." Today, advocating free trade in the face of powerful pressures for more trade restrictions is indeed...
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Marihuana: a signal of misunderstanding

United States. Commission on Marihuana and Drug Abuse - 1972 - 184 pages
...cigarette. social response to marihuana use "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 Autocrat of the Breakfast Table (1858) A general interpretation of the National...
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Prohibit Trading in Irish Potato Futures on Commodity Exchanges: Hearings ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture. Subcommittee on Domestic Marketing and Consumer Relations - 1972 - 272 pages
...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." This is true today, as it was then, even more so. It is unfortunate that so many today are unwilling...
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Puget Sound Oceanographic Resources, Hearing Before the Subcommittee on ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Commerce - 1972 - 168 pages
...agency. Speaking in another context, Oliver Wendell Holmes took aim at our ship of state when he said, "We must sail, sometimes with the wind and sometimes...but we must sail and not drift nor lie at anchor." Indeed we are drifting. Your committee has heeded this drift and I earnestly hope you will maintain...
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Puget Sound Oceanographic Resources: Hearing, Ninety-second Congress, Second ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce. Subcommittee on Oceans and Atmosphere - 1972 - 168 pages
...agency. Speaking in another context, Oliver Wendell Holmes took aim at our ship of state when he said, "We must sail, sometimes with the wind and sometimes...but we must sail and not drift nor lie at anchor." Indeed we are drifting. Your committee has heeded this drift and I earnestly hope you will maintain...
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