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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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When you go in search of honey you must expect to be stung by bees.

When you go in search of honey you must expect to be stung by bees.

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You are rewarding a teacher poorly if you remain always a pupil.

You are rewarding a teacher poorly if you remain always a pupil.

by Friedrich Nietzsche Found in: Ambition Quotes,
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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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We grow small trying to be great.

We grow small trying to be great.

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No steps backward.
[Lat., Vestigia nulla retrorsum.]

No steps backward.
[Lat., Vestigia nulla retrorsum.]

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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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Ambition is the last refuge of failure.

Ambition is the last refuge of failure.

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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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