Quotation by Sue Sanders

...we went on to Douglas, Arizona, and ... got in ahead of time. I asked the pilot the reason, and he told me we had a tail wind, which meant fast going. Right then it struck me that a tail wind was a mighty handy thing to have, in a lot of ways besides flying. I could look back over my life and think of quite a few times when a tail wind would have been right useful.
Sue Sanders, U.S. oil producer. Our Common Herd, ch. 28 (1940).

Describing an insight gained in 1936, after taking her first flight. Sanders was a successful self-made businesswoman.
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