Robert W. Service - Quotes

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It isn't the mountain ahead that wears you out; it's the grain of sand in your shoe.

It isn't the mountain ahead that wears you out; it's the grain of sand in your shoe.

It's the steady, quiet, plodding ones who win in the lifelong race.

It's the steady, quiet, plodding ones who win in the lifelong race.

A promise made is a debt unpaid.

A promise made is a debt unpaid.

Be sure your wisest words are those you do not say.

Be sure your wisest words are those you do not say.

I have some friends, some honest friends, and honest friends are few; My pipe of briar, my open fire, A book that's not too new. ---->>>

No man can be a failure if he thinks he's a success; If he thinks he is a winner, then he is.

No man can be a failure if he thinks he's a success; If he thinks he is a winner, then he is.

The only society I like is rough and tough, and the tougher the better. There's where you get down to bedrock and meet human people. ---->>>

Avoid extremes: be moderate In saving and in spending; An equable and easy gait Will win an easy ending. ---->>>

Write verse, not poetry. The public wants verse. If you have a talent for poetry, then don't by any means mother it, but try your hand at verse.

Write verse, not poetry. The public wants verse. If you have a talent for poetry, then don't by any means mother it, but try your hand at verse.

I remember little of the Yukon or what I wrote there. ---->>>

I have an intense dislike for artificial society. In France, one could lead a free life - to do what one wanted to do without interference or criticism from one's neighbors.

I have an intense dislike for artificial society. In France, one could lead a free life - to do what one wanted to do without interference or criticism from one's neighbors.

His life, though none too long, Was never dull: Of woman, wine and song Bill had his full. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Scottish
Born: January 16, 1874
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Die: 09-11, 1958
Occupation: Poet
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Robert William Service (January 16, 1874 – September 11, 1958) was a British-Canadian poet and writer who has often been called "the Bard of the Yukon". He is best known for his poems "The Shooting of Dan McGrew" and "The Cremation of Sam McGee", from his first book, Songs of a Sourdough (1907; also published as The Spell of the Yukon and Other Verses) (wikipedia)