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Here may we reign secure, and in my choice
To reign is worth ambition, though in Hell.
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Here may we reign secure, and in my choice
To reign is worth ambition, though in Hell.
Better to reign in hell than serve in heaven.

by John Milton Found in: Ambition Quotes,
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As he was valiant, I honour him. But as he was ambitious, I slew him.

As he was valiant, I honour him. But as he was ambitious, I slew him.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Ambition Quotes,
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Nothing is too high for the daring of mortals: we would storm
heaven itself in our folly.
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Nothing is too high for the daring of mortals: we would storm
heaven itself in our folly.
[Lat., Nil mortalibus arduum est:
Coelum ipsum petimus stultitia.]

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Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in.

Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in.

by Bill Bradley Found in: Ambition Quotes,
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For all may have,
If they dare to try, a glorious life, or grave.

For all may have,
If they dare to try, a glorious life, or grave.

by George Herbert Found in: Ambition Quotes,
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What I aspired to be and was not, comforts me.

What I aspired to be and was not, comforts me.

by Robert Browning Found in: Ambition Quotes,
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'Tis expectation makes a blessing dear;
Heaven were not Heaven, if we knew what it were.

'Tis expectation makes a blessing dear;
Heaven were not Heaven, if we knew what it were.

by Sir John Suckling Found in: Expectation Quotes,
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The shades of night were falling fast,
As through an Alpine village passed
A youth, who bore, read more

The shades of night were falling fast,
As through an Alpine village passed
A youth, who bore, 'mid snow and ice
A banner with the strange device,
Excelsior!

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Live neither in the past nor in the future, but let each day's work absorb your entire energies, and satisfy read more

Live neither in the past nor in the future, but let each day's work absorb your entire energies, and satisfy your widest ambition.

by Sir William Osler Found in: Ambition Quotes,
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