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Ambition is putting a ladder against the sky.
– American Proverb
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Ambition is so powerful a passion in the human breast, that however high we reach we are never satisfied.
– Niccolo Machiavelli
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Ambition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices so climbing is performed in the same posture with creeping.
– Jonathan Swift
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Ambition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the same posture with creeping.
– Jonathan Swift, Miscellanies, 1711
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Ambition's true reward can only be gotten without ambition's trade.
– Leslie Miklosy
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Ambitions are the Dreams we Believe can be fulfilled
– Siddharth Astir
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America - a great social and economic experiment, noble in motive and far-reaching in purpose.
– Herbert Hoover
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America believes in education the average professor earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week.
– Evan Esar
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America believes in education: the average professor earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week.
– Evan Esar
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America did not invent human rights. In a very real sense ... human rights invented America.
– James Earl Jimmy Carter, Jr.
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America did not invent human rights. In a very real sense... human rights invented America.
– Jimmy Carter
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America does not go abroad in search of monsters to destroy. She is the well-wisher to freedom and independence of all. She is the champion and vindicator only of her own.
– John Quincy Adams
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America guarantees equal opportunity, not equal outcome.
– Rush Limbaugh
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America had often been discovered before Columbus, but it had always been hushed up.
– Oscar Wilde
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America has been discovered before, but it has always been hushed up.
– Oscar Wilde
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America has believed that in differentiation, not in uniformity, lies the path of progress. It acted on this belief it has advanced human happiness, and it has prospered.
– Louis D. Brandeis
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America has believed that in differentiation, not in uniformity, lies the path of progress. It acted on this belief; it has advanced human happiness, and it has prospered.
– Louis D. Brandeis
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America has never been an empire. We may be the only great power in history that had the chance, and refused - preferring greatness to power and justice to glory.
– George W. Bush, speech, November 19, 1999
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America has never been united by blood or birth or soil. We are bound by ideals that move us beyond our backgrounds, lift us above our interests and teach us what it means to be citizens.
– George W. Bush, Inaugural address, 2001
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America has never lost a war. We just misplaced a couple temporarily.
– John Alejandro King, a.k.a. The Covert Comic, www.covertcomic.com
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America has not always been kind to its artists and scholars. Somehow the scientists always seem to get the penthouse while the arts and humanities get the basement.
– Lyndon B. Johnson
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America I'm putting my queer shoulder to the wheel.
– Allen Ginsberg
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America is a country that doesn't know where it is going but is determined to set a speed record getting there.
– Laurence J. Peter
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America is a great country, but you can't live in it for nothing.
– Will Rogers
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America is a land of wonders, in which everything is in constant motion and every change seems an improvement. No natural boundary seems to be set to the efforts of man and in his eyes what is not yet done is only what he has not attempted to do. - from Democracy in America
– Alexis Charles Henri Clrel de Tocqueville
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