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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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Ambition has no rest!

Ambition has no rest!

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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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A man's worth is no greater than his ambitions.

A man's worth is no greater than his ambitions.

by Unknown Found in: Ambition Quotes,
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On the summit see,
The seals of office glitter in his eyes;
He climbs, he pants, he read more

On the summit see,
The seals of office glitter in his eyes;
He climbs, he pants, he grasps them! At his heels,
Close at his heels, a demagogue ascends,
And with a dexterous jerk soon twists him down,
And wins them, but to lose them in his turn.

by William Cowper Found in: Ambition Quotes,
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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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I strike the stars with by sublime head.
[Lat., Sublimi feriam sidera vertice.]

I strike the stars with by sublime head.
[Lat., Sublimi feriam sidera vertice.]

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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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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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