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Letter "A" » Ambition
«Ambition is a poor excuse for not having sense enough to be lazy.»
«Ambition breaks the ties of blood, and forgets the obligations of gratitude.»
«Ambition is a lust that is never quenched, but grows more inflamed and madder by enjoyment.»
«Ambition has but one reward for all: A little power, a little transient fame; A grave to rest in, and a fading name!»
«Ambition aspires to descend»
«Ambition is an idol, on whose wings great minds are carried only to extreme; to be sublimely great or to be nothing.»
«Ambition and fleas both jump high»
«All ambitions are lawful except those which climb upward upon the miseries and credulities of mankind»
«Ambition has one heel nailed in well, though she stretch her fingers to touch the heavens.»
«Ambition begat simony; simony begat the pope and his brethren, about the time of the Babylonish captivity»