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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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Oh, sons of earth! attempt ye still to rise.
By mountains pil'd on mountains to the skies?
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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.

by Alexander Pope Found in: Ambition Quotes,
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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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By low ambition and the thirst of praise.

By low ambition and the thirst of praise.

by William Cowper Found in: Ambition Quotes,
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The shades of night were falling fast,
As through an Alpine village passed
A youth, who bore, read more

The shades of night were falling fast,
As through an Alpine village passed
A youth, who bore, 'mid snow and ice
A banner with the strange device,
Excelsior!

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Such joy ambition finds.

Such joy ambition finds.

by John Milton 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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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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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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