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'Tis not what man does which exalts him, but what man Would do!
Ambition
Robert Browning

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Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for?
Ambition
Robert Browning

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All ambitions are lawful except those that climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind.
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Henry Ward Beecher

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Ambition -- it is the last infirmity of noble minds.
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Sir James M. Barrie

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Ambition breaks the ties of blood, and forgets the obligations of gratitude.
Ambition
Sir Walter Scott

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Ambition can creep as well as soar.
Ambition
Edmund Burke

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Ambition has one heel nailed in well, though she stretch her fingers to touch the heavens.
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William Lilly

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Ambition if it feeds at all, does so on the ambition of others.
Ambition
Susan Sontag

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Ambition is a lust that is never quenched, but grows more inflamed and madder by enjoyment.
Ambition
Thomas Otway

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Ambition is a poor excuse for not having sense enough to be lazy.
Ambition
Charlie McCarthy

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Ambition is like love, impatient both of delays and rivals.
Ambition
Sir John Denham

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Ambition is not a vice of little people.
Ambition
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

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Ambition is pitiless. Any merit that it cannot use it finds despicable.
Ambition
Joseph Joubert

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Ambition is the germ from which all growth of nobleness proceeds.
Ambition
Thomas Dunn English

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Ambition is the last refuge of failure.
Ambition
Oscar Wilde

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Ambition never comes to an end.
Ambition
Yoshida Kenko

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Ambition should be made of sterner stuff.
Ambition
William Shakespeare

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As falls the dew on quenchless sands, blood only serves to wash ambition's hands.
Ambition
Lord Byron

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As he was valiant, I honor him. But as he was ambitious, I slew him.
Ambition
William Shakespeare

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Big results require big ambitions.
Ambition
James Champy

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Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.
Ambition
Kenny Rogers

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Every man is said to have his peculiar ambition.
Ambition
Abraham Lincoln

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Hasty climbers have sudden falls.
Ambition
Italian Proverb

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He that fails in his endeavors after wealth or power will not long retain either honesty or courage.
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Samuel Johnson

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He who surpasses or subdues mankind, must look down on the hate of those below.
Ambition
Lord Byron

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