SUCCESS POEMS

The Sum-Up
It is not power and fame
That make success;
It is not rank or name
Rate happiness.
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Robert William Service

The Sum-Up
It is not power and fame
That make success;
It is not rank or name
Rate happiness.
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Robert Service

Success And Failure
I do not think all failure's undeserved,
And all success is merely someone's luck;
Some men are down because they were unnerved,
And some are up because they kept their pluck.
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Edgar Albert Guest

Success
You ask me what I call Success -
It is, I wonder, Happiness?

It is not wealth, it is not fame,
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Robert William Service

Success
You ask me what I call Success-
It is, I wonder, Happiness?

It is not wealth, it is not fame,
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Robert Service

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

Success Is Counted Sweetest
Success is counted sweetest
By those who ne'er succeed.
To comprehend a nectar
Requires sorest need.
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Emily Dickinson

Making Good
No man can be a failure if he thinks he's a success;
he may not own his roof-tree overhead,
He may be on his uppers and have hocked his evening dress -
(Financially speaking - in the red)
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Robert William Service

Making Good
No man can be a failure if he thinks he's a success;
he may not own his roof-tree overhead,
He may be on his uppers and have hocked his evening dress-
(Financially speaking-in the red)
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Robert Service

The Real Successes
You think that the failures are many,
You think the successes are few,
But you judge by the rule of the penny,
And not by the good that men do.
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Edgar Albert Guest

Success
Did you see that man riding past,
With shoulders bowed with care?
Thereâ??s failure in his eyes to last,
And in his heart despair.
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Henry Lawson

Song 2
SUCCESS to the heroes of gallant Castile,
Undaunted in danger, victorious in fight!
May they teach proud oppressors and tyrants to feel,
The patriot's arm of invincible might!
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Felicia Dorothea Hemans

Songâ??kenmure's On And Awa, Willie
O KENMURE'S on and awa, Willie,
O Kenmure's on and awa:
An' Kenmure's lord's the bravest lord
That ever Galloway saw.
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Robert Burns

To A Politician
There was a moment when of you
A splendid hope I had to tell,
Believing 'Here is one man who
Will serve our waiting country well.'
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Edward George Dyson

A Tribute To Dr. Murison
Success to the good and skilful Dr Murison,
For golden opinions he has won
From his patients one and all,
And from myself, McGonagall.
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William Topaz McGonagall

To A Young Man
The great were once as you.
They whom men magnify to-day
Once groped and blundered on life's way,
Were fearful of themselves, and thought
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Edgar Albert Guest

A Song Of Success
Ho! we were strong, we were swift, we were brave.
Youth was a challenge, and Life was a fight.
All that was best in us gladly we gave,
Sprang from the rally, and leapt for the height.
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Robert Service

A Song Of Success
Ho! we were strong, we were swift, we were brave.
Youth was a challenge, and Life was a fight.
All that was best in us gladly we gave,
Sprang from the rally, and leapt for the height.
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Robert William Service

Epitaph Of A Young Poet Who Died Before Having Achieved Success
Beneath this sod lie the remains
Of one who died of growing pains.


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Amy Lowell

To The Honourable Mrs. Percival.
And will your Goodness never have an End?
And will you still persist to be my Friend?
To meet me still with that engaging Air,
Still open, ardent, gen'rous, and sincere;
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Mary Barber

Poems About

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