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    Oh, sons of earth! attempt ye still to rise.
    By mountains pil'd on mountains to the skies?
    Heav'n still with laughter the vain toil surveys,
    And buries madmen in the heaps they raise.

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They please, are pleas'd, they give to get esteem
Till, seeming blest, they grow to what they seem.

They please, are pleas'd, they give to get esteem
Till, seeming blest, they grow to what they seem.

by Oliver Goldsmith Found in: Ambition Quotes,
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Ambition is a poor excuse for not having sense enough to be lazy.

Ambition is a poor excuse for not having sense enough to be lazy.

by Charlie Mccarthy Found in: Ambition Quotes,
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A slave has but one master. An ambitious man has as many as there are people who helped him get read more

A slave has but one master. An ambitious man has as many as there are people who helped him get his fortune.

by Jean De La Bruyere Found in: Ambition Quotes,
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Ambition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the same position with creeping.

Ambition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the same position with creeping.

by Jonathan Swift Found in: Ambition Quotes,
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First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do.

First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do.

by Epictetus Found in: Ambition Quotes,
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Most people would succeed in small things if they were not troubled with great ambitions.

Most people would succeed in small things if they were not troubled with great ambitions.

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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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The men who succeed are the efficient few. They are the few who have the ambition and will power to read more

The men who succeed are the efficient few. They are the few who have the ambition and will power to develop themselves.

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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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