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Nothing succeeds like success.
~ English Proverb [14993]

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Alternate versions:
Success breeds success.
Nothing breeds success better than success.
"Nothing succeeds like excess." ~ Oscar Wilde's popular variation

Notable Mention:
A variation of this proverb is used in the third season premier of Downton Abbey (S03,E01).

Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham, repeats a quote from Oscar Wilde, "Nothing succeeds like excess." The Wilde quote is a humorous adaptation of the old English proverb.

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