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The man who seeks one thing in life, and but one,
May hope to achieve it before life be read more

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.

by Lord Lytton Found in: Ambition Quotes,
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Keep away from those who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make read more

Keep away from those who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you believe that you too can become great.

by Mark Twain Found in: Ambition Quotes,
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He was utterly without ambition [Chas. II.]. He detested
business, and would sooner have abdicated his crown than have read more

He was utterly without ambition [Chas. II.]. He detested
business, and would sooner have abdicated his crown than have
undergone the trouble of really directing the administration.

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If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome.

If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome.

by Michael Jordan Found in: Expectation Quotes,
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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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'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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Ambition has no rest!

Ambition has no rest!

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Aim at the sun and you may not reach it; but your arrow will fly far higher than if you read more

Aim at the sun and you may not reach it; but your arrow will fly far higher than if you had aimed at an object on a level with yourself.

by F. Hawes Found in: Ambition Quotes,
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I have known him [Micawber] come home to supper with a flood of
tears, and a declaration that nothing read more

I have known him [Micawber] come home to supper with a flood of
tears, and a declaration that nothing was now left but a jail;
and go to bed making a calculation of the expense of putting
bow-windows to the house, "in case anything turned up," which was
his favorite expression.

by Charles Dickens Found in: Expectation Quotes,
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