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"Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp. Or what's a heaven for?"  (Robert Browning)

"Cromwell, I charge thee, fling away ambition. By that sin fell the angels."  (William Shakespeare, Henry VIII, III:2)

"Hitch your wagon to a star."  (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

"I have not yet begun to fight!"  (John Paul Jones)

"I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish."  (Michelangelo Buonarroti, 1475-1564)

"I told each dancer that when it was easy, it had probably been done before, probably many times. I explained that only when it was so hard that it was nearly impossible were we perhaps close to getting something unique and extraordinary."  (Howard Schatz)

"If you haven't turned rebel by twenty you've got no heart; if you haven't turned establishment by thirty you've got no brains!"  (Kevin Spacey)

"It is never to late to be what you might have been."  (George Eliot)

"It is the nature of ambition to make men liars and cheats, to hide the truth in their breasts, and show, like jugglers, another thing in their mouths, to cut all friendships and enmities to the measure of their own interest, and to make a good countenance without the help of good will."  (Kenneth Tynan)

"Keep away from those who try to belittle your ambitions.  Small people always do that, but the really great make you believe that you too can become great."  (Mark Twain)

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