"Man is the only creature that strives to surpass himself, and yearns for the impossible."
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"Nothing is too high for the daring of mortals: we storm heaven itself in our folly."
"I shall strike the stars with my unlifted head."
"He that fails in his endeavors after wealth or power will not long retain either honesty or courage."
"We grow small trying to be great."
"Ambition is pitiless. Any merit that it cannot use it finds despicable."
"When you go in search of honey you must expect to be stung by bees."
"Ambition never comes to an end."
"He who tip-toes cannot stand; he who strides cannot walk."
"Ambition has one heel nailed in well, though she stretch her fingers to touch the heavens."
"Every man is said to have his peculiar ambition."
"Most people would succeed in small things if they were not troubled with great ambitions."
"Ambition is a poor excuse for not having sense enough to be lazy."
"If men cease to believe that they will one day become gods then they will surely become worms."
"Ambition is not a vice of little people."
"Ambition is a lust that is never quenched, but grows more inflamed and madder by enjoyment."
"The tallest trees are most in the power of the winds, and ambitious men of the blasts of fortune."
"Men would be angels, angels would be gods."
"When ambition ends, happiness begins."
"Hasty climbers have sudden falls."
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