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Mile_by_Mile: A Boy And His Dad by Edgar Albert Guest - Famous poems, famous poets. - All Poetry

_Dark_Kent_: Black may be the clouds and your future may seem grim, but don't let your nerve desert you;Keep yourself fighting and trim. If the worst is bound to happen, in spite of all that you do, RUNNING from it will not save you, SEE IT THROUGH! ~Edgar Albert Guest

Angie06K: "When things go wrong,as they sometimes will, When the road you’re trudging seems all uphill, When the funds are low and the debts are high, And you want to smile, but you have to sigh, When care is pressing you down a bit, Rest, if you must,but don’t you quit."Edgar Albert Guest

ReturnSon: "Love your neighbor as yourself"

edwereddie: TODAY: In 1881, British-born American poet Edgar Albert Guest is born.

Arun15846081: As you close your eyes in slumber do you think that God works say, You have earned one more tomorrow by the work you did today! -Edgar Albert Guest

TrueManliness_: Life Must Be What We Make Of It - Edgar Albert Guest ( Motivating Poem )

jorjaclare: Edgar Albert Guest Don't Quit Inspirational Wall Art Prints, Poem Print In Colour Or Black & White Art

mikebraudrick: "For it’s easy enough to retain a grin In the face of a fight there’s a chance to win, But the sort of grit that is good to own Is the stuff you need when you’re all alone." - Edgar Albert Guest

AgyemangAsieduG: The concept of risk and reward is integral to life and as said by Edgar Albert Guest, the peoples poet, 'If you never take a chance, you will never be defeated — but you will never accomplish anything either.' Take the chance even to be defeated and learn the lessons to move on.

Speedy382: “Black may be the cloudz about you And your future may seem grim But don’t let your nerve desert you Keep yourself in fight trim If the worst is bound to happen, Spite of all that you can do, Running from it will not save you, See it through” ⁃Edgar Albert Guest

Lunaszoo1: The test of a man is how much he will bear for a cause which he knows to be right. ~ Edgar Albert Guest

Spill_Words: A Good Name a poem by: Edgar Albert Guest Men talk too much of gold and fame, And not enough about a name; And yet a good name's better far Than all earth's glistening jewels are. Who holds his name above all price

NillaLace: God knoweth best! Through the black night and agony of grief Faith whispers low: 'Hold fast to your belief! In time His purpose He shall manifest, Then shall you learn how greatly you were blest.' Edgar Albert Guest

ZiggySmalls_: "Even hope may seem but futile when with troubles you're beset, But remember you are facing just what other men have met" - Edgar Albert Guest

pure_poesy: "Think Happy Thoughts" by Edgar Albert Guest Living a fulfilled and happy life requires having happy thoughts. I sincerely hope that listening to this poem would inspire you to put yourself above the unpleasant things in life.

_CoachLawson: “Remember you are facing just what other men have met” -Edgar Albert Guest

DanLydia22: But he took off his coat and he took off his hat And the first thing we knew he’d begun it. With a lift of his chin and a bit of a grin, Without any doubting or quiddit, He started to sing as he tackled the thing That couldn’t be done, and he did it. - Edgar Albert Guest ☕️

Mighty_Mac_: A cute poem to read your kiddos tonight: Being Brave At Night by Edgar Guest

moabikar: Can't is the father of feeble endeavor,The parent of terror & half-hearted work;It weakens the efforts of artisans clever,& makes of the toiler an indolent shirk. It poisons the soul of the man with a vision,It stifles in infancy many a plan.." Can't by Edgar Albert Guest

twit_ash: Don’t Quit by Edgar Albert Guest. Read by yours truly.

DylanCornelius: Inspiring motivation to keep going. Don't quit! "See It Through" by Edgar Albert Guest | Poetry Foundation

atomicathen: Good morning friends! poem of the day is Think Happy Thoughts by Edgar Albert Guest.

Maknae_28: When things go wrong, as they sometimes will, When the road you are trudging seems all uphill, When the funds are low and debts are high, And you want to smile but you have to sigh… -Edgar Albert Guest

Spill_Words: Father a poem by Edgar Albert Guest My father knows the proper way The nation should be run; He tells us children every day Just what should now be done. He knows the way to fix the trusts, He has a simple plan;

scottythom: To leave some simple mark behind To keep my having lived in mind; If enmity to aught I show, To be an honest, generous foe, To play my little part, nor whine That greater honors are not mine. This, I believe, is all I need For my philosophy and creed. 3/3 by Edgar Albert Guest

WildRoses4U2: Sunshine & shadow & laughter & tears These are forever the paints of the years Splashed on the canvas of life day by day We are the artists, the colors are they We are the painters, the pigments we use Never we're wholly permitted to chose... ~Edgar Albert Guest Joaquin Sorolla

ingridiart: Life is What We Make of It - Edgar Albert Guest

mazemoore: Courage by Edgar Albert Guest. Featuring Ron DeSantis.

LBJelementary: Compare and Contrast poem, "Don't Quit" by Edgar Albert Guest to "Mother to Son" by Langston Hughes. What's the connector.

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benreadspoetry: Here’s my special new version of Edgar Albert Guest’s ‘Don’t Quit’ for Tik Tok. Remember: ‘Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never-in nothing, great or small, large or petty.’

M_A_Blanchette: Thinking of you out there. Fighting the hard fight. ———————— […]And victory's nothing but proof of your skill, Veneered with a glory that's thin, Unless it is proof of unfaltering will, And unless you have suffered to win. Edgar Albert Guest

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graceand_truth: “I’d rather see a sermon than hear one, any day; I’d rather one would walk with me than merely tell the way; The eye’s a better pupil and more willing than the ear. Fine counsel is confusing, but example’s always clear." - Edgar Albert Guest

NY_Outlander: ‘If the worst is bound to happen/Spite of all that you can do/Running from it will not save you,/See it through.’ -“See It Through”, Edgar Albert Guest

WildRoses4U2: Mine is the song of hope Of hope that sustains us all Be we young or old Be we weak or bold Do we falter or fall Brightly the star of hope From the distance is shining still & with courage new We rise to do For hope is the god of will ~Edgar Albert Guest,Hope Ph~Tamra L.Dempsey

FaithfulWitnesM: But she can never say that he's downed, While he bobs up serenely for more. A fellow's not dead till he dies, Nor beat till no longer he tries. ["Defeat," Edgar Albert Guest]

bobogib: Heard this poem on Radio 2. It's stuck in my head, so incase anyone else needs it, "Don't Quit" by Edgar Albert Guest.

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traci87: “So these are the things that I dream, my boy, And have dreamed since your life began: That whatever befalls, when the old world calls, It shall find you a sturdy man.” Edgar Albert Guest

Motiv8Stores: “It Couldn’t Be Done” by Edgar Albert Guest Inspirational motivational poetry digital prints ➡️

Motiv8Stores: “Don’t Quit” by Edgar Albert Guest A poem of ultimate motivation, inspiration & positivity ➡️

leopercer: It Couldn’t Be Done By Edgar Albert Guest Somebody said that it couldn’t be done But he with a chuckle replied That “maybe it couldn’t,” but he would be one Who wouldn’t say so till he’d tried.

leopercer: It Couldn’t Be Done By Edgar Albert Guest So he buckled right in with the trace of a grin On his face. If he worried he hid it. He started to sing as he tackled the thing That couldn’t be done, and he did it!

leopercer: It Couldn’t Be Done By Edgar Albert Guest Somebody scoffed: “Oh, you’ll never do that; At least no one ever has done it;” But he took off his coat and he took off his hat And the first thing we knew he’d begun it.

leopercer: It Couldn’t Be Done By Edgar Albert Guest With a lift of his chin and a bit of a grin, Without any doubting or quiddit, He started to sing as he tackled the thing That couldn’t be done, and he did it.

leopercer: It Couldn’t Be Done By Edgar Albert Guest There are thousands to tell you it cannot be done, There are thousands to prophesy failure, There are thousands to point out to you one by one, The dangers that wait to assail you.

leopercer: It Couldn’t Be Done By Edgar Albert Guest But just buckle in with a bit of a grin, Just take off your coat and go to it; Just start in to sing as you tackle the thing That “cannot be done,” and you’ll do it.

valuealchemist: Success is failure turned inside out- The silver tint of the clouds of doubt, And you never can tell how close you are, It may be near when it seems so far, So stick to the fight when you’re hardest hit- It’s when things seem worst that you must not quit. ~ EDGAR ALBERT GUEST

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crisantogo: "It's when things seem worst that you must not quit." - Edgar Albert Guest

duncanwcoach: Courage thought The stillness, the steadiness of courage. “Courage isn't a dazzling light That flashes and passes away from sight; It's a slow, unwavering, ingrained trait With the patience to work and the strength to wait.”- from Edgar Albert Guest’s…

MrBeccs: “It’s the way that you stand to the bruises of fate, that shows up your stature and girth” - Edgar Albert Guest

BDePa: 8/ Can't is the worst word that's written or spoken! See "Can't" by Edgar A Guest. This sums up Anthony's desire to win together.

ArneyNTjaronda: "Can't is the father of feeble endeavour, the parent of terror and half-hearted work."- Edgar Albert Guest

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MarshaWietecha: The word today is Failure. “Success is not final. Failure is not fatal. It is the courage to continue that counts.” Winston Churchill. “Failure is success in progress.” Albert Einstein. “Failure is ceasing to try.” Edgar A. Guest.

ernieschell: “For it isn't the marble, nor is it the stone, Nor is it the columns of steel, By which is the worth of an edifice known, But by something that's living and real.” - Edgar Albert Guest

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Spill_Words: Only A Dad  a poem by Edgar Albert Guest Only a dad, with a tired face, Coming home from the daily race, Bringing little of gold or fame, To show how well he has played the game, But glad in his heart that his

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7wolfman_kern: 1/ It Couldn’t Be Done BY EDGAR ALBERT GUEST Somebody said that it couldn’t be done But he with a chuckle replied That “maybe it couldn’t,” but he would be one Who wouldn’t say so till he’d tried. So he buckled right in with the trace of a grin

fromhereonV: Hate it, with hatred that's deep and undying, For once it is welcomed 'twill break any man; Whatever the goal you are seeking, keep trying And answer this demon by saying: "I can." Edgar Albert Guest

instincdev: Can you say tonight, in parting with the day that's slipping fast, that you helped a single brother of the many that you passed? Is a single heart rejoicing over what you did or said; does a man whose hopes were fading now with courage look ahead? Source:

harishsankar7: "But just buckle in with a bit of a grin, Just take off your coat and go to it; Just start in to sing as you tackle the thing That “cannot be done,” and you’ll do it." - Edgar Albert Guest

Spill_Words: At Christmas  a poem by Edgar Albert Guest A man is at his finest towards the finish of the year; He is almost what he should be when the Christmas season's here; Then he's thinking more of others than he's

sudakiev: Figure it out for yourself, my lad, You’ve all that the greatest of men have had, Two arms, two hands, two legs, two eyes, And a brain to use if you would be wise. With this equipment they all began, So start for the top and say “I can. -Edgar Albert Guest,

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QuincySykes4: When it’s vain to try to dodge it,     Do the best that you can do; You may fail, but you may conquer,     See it through!

_Enigma_5: The Proof Of Worth by Edgar Albert Guest Though victory's proof of the skill you possess, Defeat is the proof of your grit; A weakling can smile in his days of success, But at trouble's first sign he will quit. So the test of the heart and the test of your pluck

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MelanieJaxn: Last year he heard the reindeers paw the roof above his head, And as he dreamed the kindly saint tip-toed about his bed, But Christmas Eve he will not come by any happy chance; This year his kindly Santa Claus must guard a trench in France. -Edgar Albert Guest

salt_ce: Gettin’ together to smile an’ rejoice, An’ eatin’ an’ laughin’ with folks of your choice … Edgar Albert Guest

MelanieJaxn: Bowed are our heads for a moment in prayer; Oh, but we're grateful an' glad to be there. Home from the east land an' home from the west, Home with the folks that are dearest an' best. -Edgar Albert Guest

skuntzman: “If the worst is bound to happen,     Spite of all that you can do, Running from it will not save you,     See it through!” -Edgar Albert Guest, See It Through

MelanieJaxn: Gettin' together to smile an' rejoice &eatin' an' laughin' with folks of your choice Chattin' an' braggin' a bit with the men Buildin' the old family circle again Livin' the wholesome an' old-fashioned cheer, Just for a while at the end of the year. -Edgar Albert Guest

MelanieJaxn: We gathered round the fireside. How fast the hours would fly-- It seemed before we'd settled down 'twas time to say good-bye. Those were the glad Thanksgivings, the old-time families knew When relatives could still be friends and every heart was true. -Edgar Albert Guest

DailytheFirst: Don't Quit by Edgar Albert A. Guest When things go wrong, as they sometimes will, When the road you’re trudging seems all uphill, When the funds are low and the debts are high, And you want to smile, but you have to sigh, When care is pressing you down a bit,

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Peck12Gregory: Fling up the curtains of your mind today And let the morning sunshine in to play; Dwell on the joys and not the sorrows here, Master your thoughts and you have mastered fear. Think happy thoughts. Edgar Albert Guest

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wakariowa: On earth is to live as a man. by Edgar Albert Guest.

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Sleestak: wings1295: halloweentrickortreat: “The trees are about to show us how lovely it is to let things go.” More on the passing of seasons… As Fall the Leaves by The Patriots with lyrics based on the poem by Edgar Albert Guest.

PeterDehkes: “Just start in to sing as you tackle the thing That ‘cannot be done,’ and you’ll do it.” - Edgar Albert Guest

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he is just amazing RIP Edgar Albert Guest

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