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Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great. Kenny Rogers

Ambition is not what a man would do, but what a man does, for ambition without action is fantasy. Bryant H. McGill

You can't build a reputation on what you're going to do. Henry Ford

Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved. Helen Keller

Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars. Les Brown

If you wish to reach the highest, begin at the lowest. Publilius Syrus

I have no ambition to govern men; it is a painful and thankless office. Thomas Jefferson

So many worlds, so much to do, so little done, such things to be. Alfred Lord Tennyson

The universe is not required to be in perfect harmony with human ambition. Carl Sagan

You have to be a bastard to make it, and that's a fact. And the Beatles are the biggest bastards on earth. John Lennon

It is my ambition to say in ten sentences what others say in a whole book. Friedrich Nietzsche

Nothing we achieve in this world is achieved alone. It is always achieved with others teaching us along the way. Lee J. Colan

Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly. Langston Hughes

Hasty climbers have sudden falls. Italian Proverbs

When ambition ends, happiness begins. Proverbs

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