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Every normal man has two great ambitions. First, to own his home. Second, to own a car to get away from his home.
Ambition makes the same mistake concerning power that avarice makes concerning wealth. She begins by accumulating power as a means to happiness, and she finishes by continuing to accumulate it as an end.--_Colton_.
To wish is of little account; to succeed thou must earnestly desire; and this desire must shorten thy sleep.--_Ovid_.
The noblest spirit is most strongly attracted by the love of glory.--_Cicero_.
When once ambition has passed its natural limits, its progress is boundless.--_Seneca_.
A French magazine claims to have discovered in a New York paper an advertisement to this effect: "A gentleman who has lost his right leg is desirous of making the acquaintance of some one who has lost his left leg, in order to become associated with him in the purchase of boots and shoes, size 8." The very observant French editor very politely comments: "An... Cicero, Marcus T.
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