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When you are aspiring to the highest place, it is honorable to
the second or even the third rank.
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When you are aspiring to the highest place, it is honorable to
the second or even the third rank.
[Lat., Prima enim sequentem, honestumn est in secundis,
tertiisque consistere.]

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If at great things thou would'st arrive,
Get riches first, get wealth, and treasure heap,
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If at great things thou would'st arrive,
Get riches first, get wealth, and treasure heap,
Not difficult, if thou hearken to me;
Riches are mine, fortune is in my hand,
They whom I favor thrive in wealth amain,
While virtue, valor, wisdom, sit in want.

by John Milton Found in: Ambition Quotes,
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I want to work with the top people, because only they have the courage and the confidence and the risk- read more

I want to work with the top people, because only they have the courage and the confidence and the risk- seeking profile that you need.

by Laurel Cutler Found in: Ambition Quotes,
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To be ambitious of true honor, of the true glory and perfection of our natures, is the very principle and read more

To be ambitious of true honor, of the true glory and perfection of our natures, is the very principle and incentive of virtue.

by Sir Philip Sidney Found in: Ambition Quotes,
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Who know but He, whose hand the lightning forms,
Who heaves old ocean, and who wings the storms,
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Who know but He, whose hand the lightning forms,
Who heaves old ocean, and who wings the storms,
Pours fierce ambition in a Caesar's mind.

by Alexander Pope Found in: Ambition Quotes,
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I had no ambition to make a fortune. Mere money-making has never been my goal, I had an ambition to read more

I had no ambition to make a fortune. Mere money-making has never been my goal, I had an ambition to build.

by John D. Rockefeller Found in: Ambition Quotes,
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Such joy ambition finds.

Such joy ambition finds.

by John Milton Found in: Ambition Quotes,
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Ambition has one heel nailed in well, though she stretch her fingers to touch the heavens.

Ambition has one heel nailed in well, though she stretch her fingers to touch the heavens.

by William Lilly Found in: Ambition Quotes,
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Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the read more

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.

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