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“Most people would succeed in small things if they were not troubled with great ambitions.”
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
“"Reeling and Writhing, of course, to begin with," the Mock Turtle replied, "and then the different branches of Arithmetic Ambition, Distraction, Uglification, and Derision”
“Do not let your ambitions become a sanctuary for your failures.”
Bryant H. McGill
“Ambition if it feeds at all, does so on the ambition of others.”
“Ambition is a vice, but it may be the father of virtue”
“If I weren't as talented as I am ambitious, I would be a gross monstrosity.”
“There is a loftier ambition than merely to stand high in the world. It is to stoop down and lift mankind a little higher.”
Henry Van Dyke
“Ambition is a poor excuse for not having sense enough to be lazy.”
“Most of the people who came for dancing lessons had Rumba ambitions and minuet bodies”
“Vaulting ambition, which o'erleaps itself And falls on the other side”
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