Category Archives: ambition

The Ambition of the Irish

The ambition of the Irish is to say a thing as everybody says it, only louder. Gerard Manley Hopkins, introductory quote from The Founding Father, written by Richard J. Whalen, copyright 1964.

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Intelligence Without Ambition

Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings. C. Archie Danielson, quoted from “Reader’s Digest”, July 1995

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Women Who Seek To Be Equal

Women who seek to be equal to men lack ambition. Bumper sticker from the “Friendly Exchange” catalog, Winter 1993

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