Edgar A. Guest Quotes

1881-1959
Be inspired by these Edgar A. Guest quotes. Mr. Guest, was a poet whose work lives on today. Most of his poems have motivational messages in them. He is well known for his poem It Couldn't Be Done. I first discovered Edgar A. Guest's work when I purchased his book, "Favorite Verse of Edgar A. Guest" at an auction. The book was published in 1950 and the poems in it are wonderful, full of words of wisdom. Below are inspirational quotes by the famous Edgar A. Guest:



Keep your dreams, for in them lies joy denied to men grown wise.
Edgar A. Guest
Dream   |  


You are the person who has to decide. Whether you'll do it or toss it aside...
Edgar A. Guest
Decision   |  


I'd rather see a sermon than hear one any day; I'd rather one should walk with me than merely tell the way.
Edgar A. Guest
Wisdom   |  


For Age is not alone of time, or we should never see men old and bent at forty and men young at seventy-three.
Edgar A. Guest
Age   |  


The best and the worst of you gleaming in all that you say and do, and the ting that counts isn't money, or glory, or power, but YOU!
Edgar A. Guest
Believe In Yourself   |  


Don't give up, what've you do; Eyes front, head high to the finish. See it through!
Edgar A. Guest
Perseverance   |  


The best of all the preachers are the men who live their creeds.
Edgar A. Guest
Quotes about Life   |  


You ought to be true for the sake of the folks who think you are true. You never should stoop to a deed that your folks think you would not do. If you are false to yourself, be the blemish but small, you have injured your folks; you have been false to them all.
Edgar A. Guest
Honesty   |  


Be a friend. You don't need money: just a disposition sunny...
Edgar A. Guest
Friend   |  


Just start to sing as you tackle the thing that "cannot be done," and you'll do it.
Edgar A. Guest
Music   |  


To do my best, and let that stand the record of my brain and hand...
Edgar A. Guest
Funny Quotes about Life   |


You'll be richer in the end than a prince, if you're a friend.
Edgar A. Guest
Friendship   |


But somehow, as day always follows the night, most of our troubles work out all right.
Edgar A. Guest, from Things Work Out

Challenges   |  

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