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QUOTE A DAY - August 29, 2017

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*---- Quotes For The Day ----*

The universe is not required to be in perfect harmony with human ambition.
--Carl Sagan

Ambition is a poor excuse for not having sense enough to be lazy.
--Edgar Bergen (Charlie McCarthy)

Ambition - it is the last infirmity of noble minds.
--James M. Barrie


**--- MYSTERY QUOTE ---**

He who blinded by ambition, raises himself to a position whence he cannot mount higher, must thereafter fall with the greatest loss.

See at the bottom for the answer




*---- More Quotes for the Week ----*

Virtue is choked with foul ambition.
--William Shakespeare, Henry VI, Part II, Act III, sc. 1

Most people would succeed in small things if they were not troubled with great ambitions.
--Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Driftwood; Table Talk, 1857

What seems to be generosity is often no more than disguised ambition, which overlooks a small interest in order to secure a great one.
--Francois De La Rochefoucauld


MYSTERY QUOTE AND ANSWER - DID YOU GUESS CORRECTLY?

He who blinded by ambition, raises himself to a position whence he cannot mount higher, must thereafter fall with the greatest loss.

ANSWER: Niccolo Machiavelli

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