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Quotes of SUCCESS from The Prince by Nicolo Machiavelli

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Pope Julius the Second went to work impetuously in all his affairs, and found the times and circumstances conform so well to that line of action that he always met with success.
Nicolo Machiavelli
The Prince, CHAPTER XXV — WHAT FORTUNE CAN EFFECT IN HUMAN AFFAIRS AN Context
My friend was in excellent spirits over the success which had attended a succession of difficult and important cases, so that I was able to induce him to discuss the details of the Baskerville mystery.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 15. A Retrospection Context
My friend was in excellent spirits over the success which had attended a succession of difficult and important cases, so that I was able to induce him to discuss the details of the Baskerville mystery.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 15. A Retrospection Context
That very day the miners began their labors, with a vigor and alacrity proportionate to their long rest from fatigue and their hopes of ultimate success.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 17. The Abbe's Chamber Context
We shall save you another time, as we have done this, only with a better chance of success, because we shall be able to command every requisite assistance.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 17. The Abbe's Chamber Context
Dantes uttered a cry of joy and surprise; never had a first attempt been crowned with more perfect success.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 24. The Secret Cave Context
We will disguise ourselves as monster pulchinellos or shepherds of the Landes, and we shall have complete success.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 33. Roman Bandits Context
As similar intrigues are not uncommon in Italy, if we may credit travellers, the comtess did not manifest the least incredulity, but congratulated Albert on his success.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 36. The Carnival at Rome Context
So, preferring death to capture, I accomplished the most astonishing deeds, and which, more than once, showed me that the too great care we take of our bodies is the only obstacle to the success of those projects which require rapid decision, and vigorous and determined execution.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 44. The Vendetta Context
The young man knew quite well that, after the succession of misfortunes which had befallen his father, great changes had taken place in the style of living and housekeeping; but he did not know that matters had reached such a point.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 30. The Fifth of September Context
For a while nothing was heard in the room but a succession of sobs, while the incense from their grateful hearts mounted to heaven.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 105. The Cemetery of Pere-la-Chaise Context
His insolent bravery, his still more insolent success at a time when blows poured down like hail, had borne him to the top of that difficult ladder called Court Favor, which he had climbed four steps at a time.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 2 THE ANTECHAMBER OF M. DE TREVILLE Context
While exclaiming loudly against duels and brawls, they excited them secretly to quarrel, deriving an immoderate satisfaction or genuine regret from the success or defeat of their own combatants.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 2 THE ANTECHAMBER OF M. DE TREVILLE Context
He resolved, then, to carry on the war alone, and to look for no success foreign to himself, but as we look for a fortunate chance.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 51 OFFICER Context
He walked for a couple of miles through one ravine after another without success, though from the marks upon the bark of the trees, and other indications, he judged that there were numerous bears in the vicinity.
Arthur Conan Doyle
A Study In Scarlet, CHAPTER V. THE AVENGING ANGELS Context
The two young Mormons were not long in discovering the reason of these attempts upon their lives, and led repeated expeditions into the mountains in the hope of capturing or killing their enemy, but always without success.
Arthur Conan Doyle
A Study In Scarlet, CHAPTER V. THE AVENGING ANGELS Context
I might have rebelled against these exasperating solos had it not been that he usually terminated them by playing in quick succession a whole series of my favourite airs as a slight compensation for the trial upon my patience.
Arthur Conan Doyle
A Study In Scarlet, CHAPTER II. THE SCIENCE OF DEDUCTION Context
So accustomed was I to his invariable success that the very possibility of his failing had ceased to enter into my head.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, II Context
He was a patentee of the Openshaw unbreakable tire, and his business met with such success that he was able to sell it and to retire upon a handsome competence.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, V. THE FIVE ORANGE PIPS Context
Miss Stoner did so, and Holmes, after a careful examination through the open window, endeavoured in every way to force the shutter open, but without success.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND Context
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