Ambition1 Essay

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That formidable force that makes one believe that one needs what one usually only desires;
that mind-set that is really more of an entity that sits on ones shoulder, and
relentlessly screams “further, further”; that asset that makes those who are not zealous,
jealous... That is ambition.

Ambition has been the backbone of every army! Through those great ancient Egyptian wars,
through the world-wars, and through every other great conflict that has ever existed.
Each of the parties was blessed by pure and passionate ambition...ambition to win at
whatever cost necessary. Surely only the collective force of ambition found in a battle is
liable to cause as much suffering and damage as has been caused by all battles that have
ever been lost or won? Even the weakest, most injured warrior who persevered has been
touched not by insanity, but by raw ambition, and even the most perturbed and exasperated
warlord is supported not by his schemes, but by the ambition to realize them.

Ambition is the source of all that is good and all that is evil! It makes the wonders and it makes the wars.
Ambition is the winner and loser of every game! Ambition makes you healthy, wealthy, and
wise! Observe this immortal quotation of Henry Ford: "Whether you think you can or you
think you cannot, you are right" The truth he successfully conveys is that we are the
scribes of our own destiny. It is ambition that makes us think we can be successful, and
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