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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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Ambition should be made of sterner stuff.rn

Ambition should be made of sterner stuff.rn

by William Shakespeare 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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Ambition is like love, impatient both of delays and rivals.

Ambition is like love, impatient both of delays and rivals.

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When ambition ends, happiness begins.

When ambition ends, happiness begins.

by Hungarian Proverb 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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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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A noble man compares and estimates himself by an idea which is higher than himself; and a mean man, by read more

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.

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Nature that framed us of four elements, warring within our breasts for regiment, doth teach us all to have aspiring read more

Nature that framed us of four elements, warring within our breasts for regiment, doth teach us all to have aspiring minds.

by Christopher Marlowe Found in: Ambition Quotes,
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