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" Believe me, the talent of success is nothing more than doing what you can do well ; and doing well whatever you do, — without a thought of fame. "
Hyperion: A Romance - Page 93
by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1839
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Hyperion

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1848
...what the world says of us. To be always looking into the faces of others for approval ; to bealways anxious for the effect of what we do and say; to be...what you can do well; and doing well whatever you do,—without a thought of fame. If it comes at all, it will come because it is deserved, not because...
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Hyperion

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1849
...fame,—about what the world says of us. To be always looking into the faces of others for approval;—to be always anxious for the effect of what we do and...what you can do well; and doing well whatever you do,—without a thought of fame. If it come at all, it will come because it is deserved, not because...
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The Family friend [ed. by R.K. Philp].

Robert Kemp Philp - 1864
...always willing, fulfilling his task, " that when the occasion comes he may be equal to the occasion." The talent of success is nothing more than doing what you can do well, without a thought of fame. If it comes at all, it will come because it is deserved, not because it...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 20

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1850
...unsuccessful, because their purpose is not to uccomplish well their task, but to clutch the trick and phantasy g man said to the Psalmist. " Telfme not in mournful...its goal ; Dust thou art. to dust returnest, Was rome because it is decreed, not because it is sought after, and there will be no misgivings, no disappointment,...
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The Guardian, Volumes 32-33

Conduct of life - 1881
...gardens of ppices — delighful to man and wellpleasing to God — riee up forever and ever! SUCCESS. — Believe me, the talent of success is nothing more...whatever you do, without a thought of fame. If it comes at all, it will come because it is deserved, not because it is sought after. And, moreover, there...
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Hyperion: A Romance

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - Authors, American - 1853 - 304 pages
...had thev known how to wait! Believe me, the talent of sueeess is nothing more than doing what you ean do well ; and doing well whatever you do, — without a thought of fame. If it eome at all. it will eome beeause it is deserved, not beeause it is sought after. And. moreover, there...
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Life's Problems: Essays; Moral, Social, and Psychological

Sir Rutherford Alcock - Conduct of life - 1857 - 277 pages
...vineyard, there to earn a whole day's wages ! He fays rightly, — " Believe me, the talent of fuccefs is nothing more than doing what you can do well, and DOING WELL WHATEVER YOU DO." " Such was the philofophical profeflbr. Solitary, but with a mighty current, flowed the river of his...
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The Quarterly Magazine of the Independent Order of Odd-Fellows, Manchester Unity

Fraternal organizations - 1862
...always willing, fulfilling his task, ' that when the occasion comes he may he equal to the occasion.' The talent of success is nothing more than doing what you can do well, without a thought of fame. If it comes at all, it will come hecause it is deserved, not hecause it...
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Selections from Various Sources

Commonplace-books - 1863 - 240 pages
...fulfilling and accomplishing his task ; that when the occasion comes, he may be equal to the occasion. The talent of success is nothing more than doing what you can do well, without a thought of fame. If it come at all, it will not come because it is sought, after. It is a...
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