Ambition is pitiless. Any merit that it cannot use it finds despicable.
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Joseph Joubert (born May 7, 1754 in Montignac, Prigord and died May 4, 1824 in Villeneuve-sur-Yonne) was a French moralist and essayist, remembered today largely for his Penses published posthumously.
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