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‘Tis a common proof, that lowlin…

25 Feb , 2014  

‘Tis a common proof, that lowliness is Edward Young ambition’s ladder, where to the climber upwards turns his face; but when he once attains the utmost round, he then unto the ladder turns his back, looks into the clouds scorning the base degrees by which he did ascend. Shakespeare, William

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A slave has but one master; the …

5 Jan , 2014  

A slave has but one master; the ambitious man has as many masters as there are persons whose aide may contribute to the advancement of his fortune. La Bruyere, Jean

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A wise man is cured of ambition …

5 Jan , 2014  

A wise man is cured of ambition by ambition itself; his aim is so exalted that riches, office, fortune and favour cannot satisfy him. Johnson, Samuel

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Accurst ambition, how dearly I h…

5 Jan , 2014  

Accurst ambition, how dearly I have bought you. Dryden, John

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Airy ambition, soaring high….

5 Jan , 2014  

Airy ambition, soaring high. Sheffield

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Ah! curst ambition! to thy lures…

5 Jan , 2014  

Ah! curst ambition! to thy lures we o Teckell

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Ambition has but one reward for …

5 Jan , 2014  

Ambition has but one reward for all: A little power, a little transient fame; A grave to rest in, and a fading name! Winter, William

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Ambition is a lust that’s never …

5 Jan , 2014  

Ambition is a lust that’s never quenched, grows more inflamed, and madder by enjoyment. Otway

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Ambition is but avarice on stilt…

5 Jan , 2014  

Ambition is but avarice on stilts, and masked. Landor, Walter S.

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Ambition is an idol, on whose wi…

5 Jan , 2014  

Ambition is an idol, on whose wi Southey, Robert

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Ambition is so powerful a passio…

5 Jan , 2014  

Ambition is so powerful a passion in the human breast, that however high we reach we are never satisfied. Machiavelli, Niccolo

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Ambition is like love, impatient…

5 Jan , 2014  

Ambition is like love, impatient both of delays and rivals. Denham