Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Quote

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 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, 1858

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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 the port of heaven, we must sail ...

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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 the port of heaven, we must sail ...

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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 the port of heaven, we must sail ...

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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 the port of heaven, we must sail ...