Quotes About Success



In the lexicon of youth, which fate reserves
For a bright manhood, there is no such word
Richelieu, Act_ ii. _Sc. 2_. E. BULWER-LYTTON.

The star of the unconquered will.
_The Light of Stars_. H.W. LONGFELLOW.

'T is not in mortals to command success,
But we'll do more, Sempronius; we'll deserve it.
_Cato, Act_ i. _Sc_. 2. J. ADDISON.

And many strokes, though with a little axe,
Hew down and fell the hardest-timbered oak.
_King Henry VI., Pt. III. Act_ ii. _Sc_. 1. SHAKESPEARE.

Such a nature.
Tickled with good success, disdains the shadow
Which he treads on at noon.
_Coriolanus, Act_ i. _Sc_. 1. SHAKESPEARE.

In my school-days, when I had lost one shaft,
I shot his fellow of the self-same flight
The self-same way, with more advised watch.
To find the other forth; and by adventuring both,
I oft found both.
_Merchant of Venice, Act_ i. _Sc_. 1. SHAKESPEARE.

Success is counted sweetest
By those who ne'er succeed.


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