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Success is full of promise till one gets it, and then it seems like a nest from which the bird has flown
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"Success is full of promise till one gets it, and then it seems like a nest from which the bird has flown"

- Henry Ward Beecher

About this Quote

Henry Ward Beecher's quote speaks with the idea that success can be a fleeting thing. It is frequently viewed as something that will bring delight and fulfillment, but once it is achieved, it can rapidly end up being hollow and unfulfilling. The metaphor of a bird's nest is utilized to illustrate this concept; when the bird is in the nest, it has plenty of pledge and capacity, but once the bird has flown away, the nest is empty and lacking life. This quote serves as a pointer that success is not an irreversible state, which it is very important to appreciate and enjoy it while it lasts. It likewise functions as a warning that one ought to not end up being too attached to success, as it can rapidly disappear. Eventually, this quote encourages us to find joy and fulfillment in the journey, rather than in the location.

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Henry Ward Beecher This quote is written / told by Henry Ward Beecher between June 24, 1813 and March 8, 1887. He was a famous Clergyman from USA. The author also have 91 other quotes.

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