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Ambition often puts Men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the same position with creeping. (Quote by - Arthur Christopher Benson)

Ambition makes more trusty slaves than need (Quote by - Ben Jonson)

On what strange stuff Ambition feeds! (Quote by - Eliza Cook)

If boyhood and youth are but vanity, must it not be our ambition to become men? (Quote by - Vincent van Gogh)

I see, but cannot reach, the height That lies forever in the light. (Quote by - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)

Ambition is the last refuge of failure. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

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. (Quote by - Henry Ward Beecher)

The love of fame is almost another name for the love of excellence; or it is the ambition to attain the highest excellence, sanctioned by the highest authority, that of time. (Quote by - William Hazlitt)

Men rise from one ambition to another: first, they seek to secure themselves against attack, and then they attack others. (Quote by - Niccolo Machiavelli)

The man who starts out simply with the idea of getting rich won't succeed, you must have a larger ambition. (Quote by - John D Rockefeller)

Ambition is putting a ladder against the sky. (Quote by - American Proverb)

He who blinded by ambition, raises himself to a position whence he cannot mount higher, must thereafter fall with the greatest loss. (Quote by - Niccolo Machiavelli)

We grow small trying to be great. (Quote by - Eli Stanley Jones)

Do not let your ambitions become a sanctuary for your failures. (Quote by - Bryant H. McGill)

As you go along, you realize you have ambitions but when you get there, you want something else, so you're moving very quickly. (Quote by - Justin Hayward)

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. (Quote by - Judith M. Bardwick)

Character cannot be developed in peace and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved. (Quote by - Helen Keller)

Heaven on Earth is a choice you must make, not a place we must find. (Quote by - Dr. Wayne Dyer)

Look, I have already said I am not going to put any artificial limits on our ambitions this time around (Quote by - Charles Kennedy)

By 2014 we want to be internationally recognised as the number one club Chelsea ambitions. (Quote by - Peter Kenyon)

I had no ambition to make a fortune. Mere money-making has never been my goal, I had an ambition to build. (Quote by - John D. Rockefeller)

Me only have one ambition, y'know. I only have one thing I really like to see happen. I like to see mankind live together - black, white, Chinese, everyone - that's all. (Quote by - Bob Marley)

I've got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom. (Quote by - Thomas Carlyle)

The men who succeed are the efficient few. They are the few who have the ambition and will power to develop themselves. (Quote by - Herbert N. Casson)

I don't know many ambition- ridden people who really enjoy themselves. Even success doesn't seem to still the insatiable, gnawing hunger of their ambition. Ambition is a good gift, but it cannot be all. (Quote by - Loretta Young)


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