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Failure Poems

I know, I know: what can you learn from some poems about “failure”? Well, isn’t it a “truism” that we learn more from failure than from success? With that in mind, give these old lost poems a few minutes’ chance, and see what you can learn from them. My guess is you’ll be glad you […]

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Quotes About Work

Here’s a few work quotes for your enjoyment: The fun of being alive is realizing that you have a talent and you can use it every day, so it grows stronger. -Lou Centlivre We have too many people who live without working, and we have altogether too many who work without living. -Charles R. Brown […]

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It Shows In Your Face

Here’s a great poem you’ve probably heard before; it’s called “It Shows in Your Face” and the author is Lottie Pratt Brown. You don’t have to tell how you live each day; You don’t have to say if you work or you play; A tried, true barometer serves in the place– However you live, it […]

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I Bargained With Life For A Penny

Here’s a well-known poem that I’m sure you’ve read before. But I know it’s a good one to be reminded of: By the way, if this page isn’t what you’re looking for, I have a HUGE list of inspirational quotes by topic here. My Wage “I bargained with Life for a penny, And Life would […]

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Courage by Edgar A. Guest

I’ll be willing to bet that most Edgar A. Guest fans have not read this poem before, so this will be a real treat for them…and you! By the way, if this page isn’t what you’re looking for, I have a HUGE list of inspirational quotes by topic here. Anything by Guest is inspired: COURAGE […]

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It Takes Courage – Dauntless – Poems

Hi All, I found a couple more great poems dealing with the topic of courageousness.   I know it takes a little more effort to digest these than if they were short “quipy” quotes, but they really are worth the read. Enjoy!  -Shawn By the way, if this page isn’t what you’re looking for, I […]

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What is Success?

Success is being friendly when another needs a friend, It’s in the cheery words you speak, not in the coins you lend. Success is not alone in skill and deeds of daring great, It’s in the roses that you plant beside your garden gate. By the way, if this page isn’t what you’re looking for, […]

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NOW – Poem

NOW If you have hard work to do, Do it now. Today the skies are clear and blue, Tomorrow clouds may come in view, Yesterday is not for you; Do it now.   By the way, if this page isn’t what you’re looking for, I have a HUGE list of inspirational quotes by topic here. […]

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