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Ambition Quotes


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A noble man compares and estimates himself by an idea which is higher than himself; and a mean man, by one lower than himself. - The one produces aspiration; the other ambition, which is the way in which a vulgar man aspires.

Ambition - it is the last infirmity of noble minds.

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

Ambition can be a disease, and it feeds on itself.

Ambition can creep as well as soar.

Ambition destroys its possessor.

Ambition drove many men to become false; to have one thought locked in the breast, another ready on the tongue.

Ambition has but one reward for all: A little power, a little transient fame; A grave to rest in, and a fading name!

Ambition has its disappointments to sour us, but never the good fortune to satisfy us.

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

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

Ambition is a Dead Sea fruit, and the greatest peril to the soul is that one is likely to get precisely what he is seeking.

Ambition is a dream with a V8 engine.

Ambition is a drug that makes its addicts potential madmen.

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

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

Ambition is an idol on whose wings great minds are carried to extremes, to be sublimely great, or to be nothing.

Ambition is an idol, on whose wings great minds are carried only to extreme; to be sublimely great or to be nothing.

Ambition is but avarice on stilts, and masked.

Ambition is but the evil shadow of aspiration.


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