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Business Quotes Regarding Ambition

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Ambition is not a weakness unless it is disproportioned to the capacity. To have more ambition than ability is to be at once weak and unhappy. George S. Hillard Report Abuse
True. Know your abilities and then maximize them.
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God gives every bird its food, but he does not throw it into the nest. Josiah G. Holland Report Abuse
This is a really good point. God will lead you to the path, but you must take the first step.
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Men are more often bribed by their loyalties and ambitions than by money. Robert H. Jackson Report Abuse
This is so true.
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Ambition and suspicion always go together. Georg Christoph Lichtenberg Report Abuse
If you are ambitious, people will wonder what you are up to.
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Most people would succeed in small things if they were not troubled by great ambitions. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Report Abuse
It is a good thing to have ambition and dreams, but we should be realistic when we set those goals.
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Ambition and belly are two of the worst counselors. German Proverb Report Abuse
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Ambition is the subtlest beast of the intellectual and moral field. It is wonderfully adroit in concealing itself from its owner. John Adams Report Abuse
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The ambitious climbs up high and perilous stairs and never cares how to come down; the desire of rising hath swallowed up his fear of a fall. Thomas Adams Report Abuse
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A man’s worth is no greater than the worth of his ambitions. Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Report Abuse
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In this country, every man is the architect of his ambitions Horton Bain Report Abuse
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The slave has but one master; the man of ambition has as many as there are people useful to his fortune. Jean de la Bruyère Report Abuse
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Say what we will, we may be sure that ambition is an error. Its wear and tear on the heart are never recompensed. Edward Bulwer-Lytton Report Abuse
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The same sun which gilds all nature, and exhilarates the whole creation, does not shine upon disappointed ambition. Edmund Burker Report Abuse
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He who would rise in the world should veil his ambitions with the forms of humanity. Chinese Proverb Report Abuse
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It is by attempting to reach the top at a single leap that so much misery is caused in the world. William Cobbett Report Abuse
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Ambition is to the mind what the cap is to the falcon; it blinds up first, and then compels us to tower by reason of our blindness. Charles Caleb Colton Report Abuse
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All ambitions are lawful except those which climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind. Joseph Conrad Report Abuse
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Ambition, having reached the summit, longs to descend. Pierre Corneille Report Abuse
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Ambition is the germ from which all growth of nobleness proceeds. Thomas D. English Report Abuse
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To be unhappy at home is the ultimate result of all ambition. Samuel Johnson Report Abuse
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