Philip Massinger Quote

Ambition, in a private man a vice,
Is in a prince the virtue.


The Bashful Lover (licensed 1636, published 1655) act 1, sc. 2

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Ambition, in a private man a vice, Is in a prince the virtue.

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Ambition, in a private man a vice, Is in a prince the virtue.

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Ambition, in a private man a vice, Is in a prince the virtue.

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Ambition, in a private man a vice, Is in a prince the virtue.