"Though ambition in itself is a vice, it often is also the parent of virtue."
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"Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great."
"Ambition breaks the ties of blood, and forgets the obligations of gratitude."
"It is the constant fault and inseparable evil quality of ambition, that it never looks behind it."
"The very substance of the ambitious is merely the shadow of a dream."
"As he was valiant, I honor him. But as he was ambitious, I slew him."
"Ambition should be made of sterner stuff."
"Ambition if it feeds at all, does so on the ambition of others."
"If you wish to reach the highest, begin at the lowest."
"So many worlds, so much to do, so little done, such things to be."
"Where ambition ends happiness begins."
"Oh that I were seated as high as my ambition, I'd place my naked foot on the necks of monarchs."
"Ambition is the last refuge of failure."
"We must stop talking about the American dream and start listening to the dreams of the Americans."
"God bless the USA, so large, so friendly, and so rich."
"America, thou half-brother of the world; with something good and bad of every land."
"America is an adorable woman chewing tobacco."
"The spirit is at home, if not entirely satisfied, in America."
"America is a land where men govern, but women rule."
"America is like an unfaithful love who promises us more than we got."
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