Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it. —Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.

RALPH WALDO EMERSON

Philosopher, Poet, Author, Essayist

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Anonymous SEPTEMBER 1, 2015
“Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.”


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