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"Reeling and Writhing, of course, to begin with," the Mock Turtle replied, "and then the different branches of Arithmetic Ambition, Distraction, Uglification, and Derision
Lewis Carroll
A man without ambition is dead. A man with ambition but no love is dead. A man with ambition and love for his blessings here on earth is ever so alive.
Pearl Bailey
A wise man is cured of ambition by ambition itself; his aim is so exalted that riches, office, fortune and favor cannot satisfy him
Samuel Johnson
All ambitions are lawful except those which climb upward upon the miseries and credulities of mankind
Joseph Conrad
Ambition is a poor excuse for not having sense enough to be lazy.
Charlie McCarthy
Ambition is an idol, on whose wings great minds are carried only to extreme; to be sublimely great or to be nothing.
Robert Southey
Ambition is like love, impatient both of delays and rivals.
Buddha
Ambition is not a vice of little people
Michel de Montaigne
Ambition is pitiless. Any merit that it cannot use it finds despicable.
Eleanor Roosevelt
Ambition is so powerful a passion in the human breast, that however high we reach we are never satisfied.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Ambition is the last infirmity of noble minds.
James Matthew Barrie
Ambition is the last refuge of failure.
Oscar Wilde
Ambition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the same posture with creeping.
Jonathan Swift
Ambition should be made of sterner stuff.
William Shakespeare
Basically you have to suppress your own ambitions in order to be who you need to be.
Bob Dylan
Every man is said to have his peculiar ambition
Abraham Lincoln
I do not fear failure. I only fear the "slowing up" of the engine inside of me which is pounding, saying, "Keep going, someone must be on top, why not you?"
George S. Patton
I feel that you are justified in looking into the future with true assurance, because you have a mode of living in which we find the joy of life and the joy of work harmoniously combined. Added to this is the spirit of ambition which pervades your v
Albert Einstein
I had ambition not only to go farther than any man had ever been before, but as far as it was possible for a man to go.
Joseph Conrad
I have no ambition to govern men; it is a painful and thankless office.
Thomas Jefferson
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