The very substance of the ambitious is merely the shadow of a dream. —William Shakespeare

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The very substance of the ambitious is merely the shadow of a dream.


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ian from kingston MAY 26, 2016
Good words

poblo from your house FEBRUARY 16, 2016
so coooollllllllllllll

Ron from Valley of the Sun FEBRUARY 3, 2016
we are dreamers.... we want something better! We can be better! We can do better!

christopher mapfumo from Gauteng FEBRUARY 3, 2016
very inspiring quotes. want them for my motivation

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