Do you think everything they have done has been with the single ambition of getting third-party information out of you?
Considering his comment about ambition, he probably didn't consider the education wasted.
My ambition is far different than yours.
She's not heavily endowed with common sense or ambition, but she does have attributes.
Anyone else with have a grain of ambition would see them as a tool.
He suspected Sirian was Memon's spy and couldn't help but wonder if Memon understood how deep ambition ran in a man like Sirian.
They shared much more than ambition and similar mind magic.
She had nothing to offer him to curb whatever ambition he had.
In particular that conception which regarded "ambition" as the guiding motive in his career has been dispelled by a more intimate and accurate knowledge of his life; this shows him to have been very little the creator of his own career, which was largely the result of circumstances outside his control, the influence of past events and of the actions of others, the pressure of the national will, the natural superiority of his own genius.
Austria also concluded offensive and defensive alliancqs with Sardinia Tuscany and Naples; and Metternichs ambition was to make Austrian predominance over Italy still more absolute, by placing an Austrian archduke on the Sardinian throne.
The Roman nobility, resting wholly on sufferance, was overthrown by the ambition of one of its own members.
His vanity was certainly excessive; but I have no doubt that, in his public conduct as well as in his writings, he was desirous of doing good, that his ambition was of the noblest kind, anti that he proposed to himself the noblest ends.
As recently as the early twentieth century, relatively few careers existed in which young men of drive and ambition could distinguish themselves and leave a mark on the world.
Shakespeare remains so popular because he wrote about timeless human experiences: love and fear and envy, anger and revenge and jealousy, ambition and regret and guilt.
It is a tale of ambition and then of guilt.
It was my ambition to speak like other people, and my teachers believed that this could be accomplished; but, although we worked hard and faithfully, yet we did not quite reach our goal.
You know it has long been my ambition to go to Radcliffe, and receive a degree, as many other girls have done; but Dean Irwin of Radcliffe, has persuaded me to take a special course for the present.
This pleased her very much and stimulated her ambition to excel Percy.
Nations are possessed with an insane ambition to perpetuate the memory of themselves by the amount of hammered stone they leave.
In lathing I was pleased to be able to send home each nail with a single blow of the hammer, and it was my ambition to transfer the plaster from the board to the wall neatly and rapidly.
"Grounds of personal ambition maybe," Speranski put in quietly.
One is lured by women, another by honors, a third by ambition or money, and they go over to that camp.