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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. "
The Family friend [ed. by R.K. Philp]. - Page 214
edited by - 1864
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Hyperion: A Romance, Volume 1

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - Country life - 1839
...unfulfilled. Better for them, and for the world in their example, had they known how to wait ! 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. If it come at all, it will come because...
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The Christian Pioneer, Volumes 32-33

Baptists - 1878
...need not take them. First, last, midst, and without end, honour every truth with use. — Emerton. The talent of success is nothing more than doing what you can do well, without a thought of fame. — Longfellow. There is no man BO friendless but that he can find a friend sincere enough to tell...
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Voices of the True-hearted

American literature - 1846 - 288 pages
...unfulfilled. Better for them, and for the world in their example, had they known how to wait! 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. If it come at all, it will come because...
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Hyperion

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - Europe - 1848 - 236 pages
...unfulfilled. Better for them, and for the world in their example, had they known how to wait! 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. If it comes at all, it will come because...
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Eliza Cook's journal, Volume 6

...unfulfilled. Better for them, and for the world in their example, had they known how to wait ! 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. If it come at all, it will come...
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Thoughts on the conduct of the understanding

Basil Montagu - 1849
...unfulfilled. Better for them, and for the world in their example, had they known how to wait. 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. If it come at all, it will come because...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 20

1850
...unfulfilled. Better for them, and for the world in their example, had they known how to wait. Believe me is earnest, And the grave is not its goal ; Dust thou art. to dust re and doing well whatever you do without a thought of fame. If it come at all, it will rome because it...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 20

American literature - 1850
...unfulfilled. Better for them, and for the world in their example, had they known how to wait. 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. If it come at all, it will come because it...
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The Guardian, Volumes 32-33

Conduct of life - 1881
...— delighful to man and wellpleasing to God — riee up forever and ever! SUCCESS. — 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. If it comes at all, it will come because...
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Hyperion, and Kavanagh

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1851 - 358 pages
...unfulfilled. Better for them, and for the world in their example, had they known how to wait ! 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. If it come at all, it will come because...
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