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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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Bravo Principal!: Building Relationships with Actions that Value Others

Sandra Harris - 2004 - 96 pages
...Previous Experiences • Maintain a Sense of Humor Conclusion "It is not so much where we stand, as in the direction we are moving. To reach the port of heaven,...but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor." (Author Unknown) 89 Recently, a friend invited me to a gathering at her house. When I arrived, I noticed...
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McKinsey's Marvin Bower: Vision, Leadership, and the Creation of Management ...

Elizabeth Haas Edersheim - 2004 - 320 pages
...Defining Moments of Leadership and Influence "Ifind 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." —Oliver Wendell Holmes, 1894 S, ince he...
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Taming Liquid Hydrogen: The Centaur Upper Stage Rocket, 1958-2002

Anthony H. Cordesman, Virginia Parker Dawson - 2004 - 289 pages
...Box 2142, Division STED Project Management Office, Folder Air Force Correspondence, NASA GRC Records. and sometimes against it, but we must sail and not drift nor lie at anchor.""0 Few other statements could have so accurately captured Centaur's relationship with the Space...
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Fly-Fishing for Bonefish

Chico Fernandez - 2004 - 192 pages
...Wendell Holmes once said, "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." That statement effectively sums up the evolution of...
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NASA's Response to the Columbia Report: Hearing Before the ..., Volume 4

United States, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science - 2004 - 335 pages
...ago by Oliver Wendell Holmes. "Greatness is not 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." Mr. Chairman, thank you for the opportunity to testify...
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The Tidal Model: A Guide for Mental Health Professionals

Philip J. Barker, Poppy Buchanan-Barker - 2005 - 282 pages
...attention. All hands to the pumps Group Care 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) Learning in groups Sharing experience Although the specific details of the...
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The Little Giant Encyclopedia of Inspirational Quotes

Wendy Toliver - 2004 - 511 pages
...handful of mud either. — Leo Burnett 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 If a man aspires to the highest place, it is no dishonor to him to halt at...
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Riding the Joy Train

Wanda Jo Pence - 2005 - 116 pages
...3:1-3. 39. Are you able to "accentuate the positive"? If not, why do you think this is the case? ... to reach the port of heaven, we must sail sometimes...against it — but we must sail, and not drift, nor be at anchor, ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes COMPROMISING WITH SATAN Scripture reading for pre-lesson discussion...
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Great Quotes for Great Educators

Todd Whitaker, Dale Lumpa - 2005 - 201 pages
...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. —Oliver Wendell Holmes If you want to feel secure, do what you already know how to do. If you want...
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How To Be Happy, Successful And Rich

Reginald V. Johnson - 2005
...Oliver Wendell Holmes said it best: "I find the great things 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 \vind and sometimes against it — but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at the anchor." PART THREE...
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