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Moderation has been called a virtue to limit the ambition of great men, and to console undistinguished people for their want of fortune and their lack of merit. (Quote by - Benjamin Disraeli)

Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life (Quote by - Harvey MacKay)

Though ambition in itself is a vice, it often is also the parent of virtue. (Quote by - Edgar Quinet)

Nothing arouses ambition so much in the heart as the trumpet- clang of another's fame. (Quote by - Baltasar Gracian)

Like dogs in a wheel, birds in a cage, or squirrels in a chain, ambitious men still climb and climb, with great labor, and incessant anxiety, but never reach the top. (Quote by - Robert Burton)

Oh, sons of earth! attempt ye still to rise. By mountains pil'd on mountains to the skies? Heav'n still with laughter the vain toil surveys, And buries madmen in the heaps they raise. (Quote by - Alexander Pope)

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

Reeling and Writhing, of course, to begin with, the Mock Turtle replied, "and then the different branches of Arithmetic Ambition, Distraction, Uglification, and Derision (Quote by - Lewis Carroll)

Don't let ambition get so far ahead that it loses sight of the job at hand (Quote by - William Feather)

Most of the people who came for dancing lessons had Rumba ambitions and minuet bodies (Quote by - Bob Hope)

Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings. (Quote by - C. Archie Danielson)

The man who seeks one thing in life, and but one, May hope to achieve it before life be done; But he who seeks all things, wherever he goes, Only reaps from the hopes which around him he sows A harvest of barren regrets. (Quote by - Lord Lytton)

Ambition has its disappointments to sour us, but never the good fortune to satisfy us. Its appetite grows keener by indulgence and all we can gratify it with at present serves but the more to inflame its insatiable desires. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

Every man is said to have his peculiar ambition. Whether it be true or not, I can say for one that I have no other so great as that of being truly esteemed of my fellow men, by rendering myself worthy of their esteem. (Quote by - Abraham Lincoln)

Someone said to me, 'If fifty percent of the experts in Hollywood said you had no talent and should give up, what would you do?' My answer was then and still is, 'If a hundred percent told me that, all one hundred percent would be wrong.' (Quote by - Marilyn Monroe)

Where ambition can cover its enterprises, even to the person himself, under the appearance of principle, it is the most incurable and inflexible of passions. (Quote by - David Hume)

It is my ambition to say in ten sentences what other men say in whole books what other men do not say in whole books (Quote by - Friedrich Nietzsche)

It's a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it. (Quote by - William Somerset Maugham)

When performance exceeds ambition, the overlap is called success (Quote by - Cullen Hightower)

All the miseries and evils which men suffer from vice, crime, ambition, injustice, oppression, slavery and war, proceed from their despising or neglecting the precepts contained in the Bible. (Quote by - Noah Webster)

Hitch your wagon to a star. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

When ambition ends, happiness begins. (Quote by - Hungarian Proverb)

Every sale has five basic obstacles: no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust. (Quote by - Zig Ziglar)

First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do. (Quote by - Epictetus)

The universe is not required to be in perfect harmony with human ambition. (Quote by - Dr. Carl Sagan)


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