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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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Toasts for Every Occasion

Jennifer Rahel Conover - 2001 - 285 pages
...hand on a cold morning!" 129 Greatness is not in where we stand, But in what direction we are moving. We must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it, But sail we must and not drift, nor lie at anchor. • OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES • Grocers May we spring...
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If Jesus Were a Sophomore: Discipleship for College Students

Bruce Main - 2002 - 200 pages
...necessity overwhelms you. Jacques Ellul 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 Getting Lost on the Way to the Cross Fran was the kind of student any teacher...
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Fountain's Glory

Micah Brien - 2002 - 200 pages
...AMERICA HOUSE BOOK PUBLISHERS www.publishamerica.com Baltimore To Kelly, Shannon, and to patience. To reach the port of heaven we must sail sometimes...but we must sail and not drift nor lie at anchor. - Oliver Wendell Holmes CHAPTER ONE Both the beaches and oyster shelled catches from Homosassa around...
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No More Darn Buzzwords: Keys to Successful Organized Change

David Chaudron - 2002 - 240 pages
...CONCEPTS AND INITIAL DECISIONS INTRODUCTION To SYSTEMS AND FRAMEWORK: CONCEPTS AND INITIAL DECISIONS "...To reach the port of heaven, we must sail sometimes...but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor." - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., Former Chief Justice, United States Supreme Court My guess is that many...
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Voyages: A Travel Journal

Evelyn Loeb - 2002 - 160 pages
...this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving: lo reach the port ol heaven, we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it, i ö .1 but we must sail, and not drilt, nor lie at anchor. —OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, JR. loculicir...
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CrossTies Devotionals

Bill Denton - 2003 - 344 pages
...on one purpose. Philippians 2:2, NASU 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. OW Holmes. Too many people do little more than drift through life. There is no direction, no purpose...
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My Big Toe: Inner Workings : A Trilogy Unifying Philosophy, Physics, and ...

Thomas Campbell - 2003 - 232 pages
...in school." — ALBERT EINSTEIN "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...but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor." — OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES "Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do."...
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My Big Toe: Awakening, Discovery, Inner Workings: A Trilogy Unifying ...

Thomas Campbell - 2007 - 820 pages
...in school." — ALBERT EINSTEIN "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...but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor." — OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES "Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do."...
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Married to an Opposite: Making Personality Differences Work for You

Ron Shackelford - 2003 - 136 pages
...reservation. As Oliver Wendell Holmes put it, "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 sometimes sail with the wind and sometimes against it — but we must sail, not drift, nor lie at anchor."...
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The Way of Conflict: Elemental Wisdom for Resolving Disputes and ...

Deidre Combs - 2011 - 288 pages
...however, I also discovered what the Taoist / 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 Jr father in the story understood: that conflict is neither bane nor blessing....
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