Success is full of promise till men get it; and then it is last year’s nest from which the bird has flown.

Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887) American clergyman and orator
(Attributed)

In Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895).
Added on 20-Jul-11 | Last updated 20-Jul-11
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