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Benjamin Franklin

"Ambition has its disappointments to sour us, but never the good fortune to satisfy us. Its appetite grows keener by indulgence and all we can gratify it with at present serves but the more to inflame its insatiable desires." Benjamin Franklin
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"A life spent in constant labor is a life wasted, save a man be such a fool as to regard a fulsome obituary notice as ample reward." George Nathan
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Ambition    Fools And Foolishness   

James Joyce

"I want to work with the top people, because only they have the courage and the confidence and the risk-seeking profile that you need." James Joyce
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"A driving ambition is of little use if you're on the wrong road" Frank Tyger
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Vincent van Gogh

"If boyhood and youth are but vanity, must it not be our ambition to become men?" Vincent van Gogh
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"He who tip-toes cannot stand; he who strides cannot walk." Jean Bruyere
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"I used to think I had ambition... but now I'm not so sure. It may have been only discontent. They're easily confused." Rachel Field
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Ambition    American Novelist   

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Ambition is so powerful a passion in the human breast, that however high we reach we are never satisfied." Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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"It's something we need to pass on. I have to thank my God for giving me the talent and ambition to pursue (it). I thank everyone that's been involved over the years." Bill Robinson
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Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it. The man who knows how will always have a job. The man who also knows why will always be his boss. As to methods there may be a million and then some, but principles are few. The man who grasps principles can successfully select his own methods. The man who tries methods, ignoring principles, is sure to have trouble." Ralph Waldo Emerson
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"Paul and myself are not talking about Europe just yet. The ambition was to stay in the Premier League and we look like we're going to fulfill that ambition. We never thought we would get to the final of the League Cup. It's fairytale stuff." Dave Whelan
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"“It is mysterious that the ambition should have come first - the wish to be a writer, to have that distinction, that fame - and that this ambition should have come long before I could think of anything to write about.”" S. Naipaul
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Samuel Johnson

"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
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Baltasar Gracian

"Nothing arouses ambition so much in the heart as the trumpet-clang of another's fame." Baltasar Gracian
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Niccolo Machiavelli

"He who blinded by ambition, raises himself to a position whence he cannot mount higher, must thereafter fall with the greatest loss." Niccolo Machiavelli
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