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"Most people are other people, their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation" ~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

 

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Very few people are ambitious in the sense of having a specific image of what they want to achieve. Most people's sights are only toward the next run, the next increment of money.
~ Judith M. Bardwick - [Ambition]

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

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

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Ambition. An overmastering desire to be vilified by enemies while living and made ridiculous by friends when dead.
~ Ambrose Bierce - [Ambition]

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Great ambition is the passion of a great character. Those endowed with it may perform very good or very bad acts. All depends on the principals which direct them.
~ Napoleon Bonaparte - [Ambition]

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

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Ambition is not what man does... but what man would do.
~ Robert Browning - [Ambition]

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

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What I aspired to be and was not, comforts me.
~ Robert Browning - [Ambition]

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Ambition can creep as well as soar.
~ Edmund Burke - [Ambition]

 

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