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Quotation by Shakespeare
Cromwell, I charge thee, fling away ambition,
By that sin fell the angels; how can man then,
The image of his maker, hope to win by it?
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Wolsey, in Henry VIII, act 4, sc. 1, l. 440-2.
Lucifer's sin is usually called pride, but he was ambitious too: "I will exalt my throne above the stars of God" (Isaiah, 14.13).
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