Aphorisms Galore!

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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 -- we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it -- but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, in Work and Recreation

This is an aphorism from Aphorisms Galore!'s official collection. It was the Aphorism of the Day for 2020-08-17.

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