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Ambition devours gold and drinks blood and climbs so high by other men's heads, that at the length in the fall, it breaks its own neck; therefore, it is better to live in humble content than in high care and trouble. ---->>>

More precious is want with honesty than wealth with infamy. ---->>>

It is a maxim in philosophy that ambitious men can be never good counselors to princes; the desire of having more is common to great lords, and a desire of rule a great cause of their ruin. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: English
Born: April 13, 1593
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Die: May 12, 1641
Occupation: Statesman
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