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Ambition is not what man does... but what man would do.
– Robert BrowningRate it:
Ambition is putting a ladder against the sky.
– American ProverbRate it:
Ambition is so powerful a passion in the human breast, that however high we reach we are never satisfied.
– Niccolo MachiavelliRate it:
Ambition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices so climbing is performed in the same posture with creeping.
– Jonathan SwiftRate it:
Ambition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the same posture with creeping.
– Jonathan Swift, Miscellanies, 1711Rate it:
Ambition's true reward can only be gotten without ambition's trade.
– Leslie MiklosyRate it:
Ambitions are the Dreams we Believe can be fulfilled
– Siddharth AstirRate it:
America - a great social and economic experiment, noble in motive and far-reaching in purpose.
– Herbert HooverRate it:
America believes in education the average professor earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week.
– Evan EsarRate it:
America believes in education: the average professor earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week.
– Evan EsarRate it:
America did not invent human rights. In a very real sense ... human rights invented America.
– James Earl Jimmy Carter, Jr.Rate it:
America did not invent human rights. In a very real sense... human rights invented America.
– Jimmy CarterRate it:
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 AdamsRate it:
America guarantees equal opportunity, not equal outcome.
– Rush LimbaughRate it:
America had often been discovered before Columbus, but it had always been hushed up.
– Oscar WildeRate it:
America has been discovered before, but it has always been hushed up.
– Oscar WildeRate it:
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. BrandeisRate it:
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. BrandeisRate it:
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, 1999Rate it:
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, 2001Rate it:
America has never lost a war. We just misplaced a couple temporarily.
– John Alejandro King, a.k.a. The Covert Comic, www.covertcomic.comRate it:
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. JohnsonRate it:
America I'm putting my queer shoulder to the wheel.
– Allen GinsbergRate it:
America is a country that doesn't know where it is going but is determined to set a speed record getting there.
– Laurence J. PeterRate it:
America is a great country, but you can't live in it for nothing.
– Will RogersRate it:

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