Favorite Quotations ~  Ambition Simple Abundance

"If the leader is filled with high ambition and if he pursues his aims with audacity and strength of will, he will reach them in spite of all obstacles." ~ Karl von Clausewitz


I am very ambitious. I want to enjoy this and then really go for it. ~ Ronaldo

Ambition is a commendable attribute, without which no man succeeds. Only inconsiderate ambition imperils. ~ Warren G. Harding

The universe is not required to be in perfect harmony with human ambition. ~ Carl Sagan

Ambition leads me not only farther than any other man has been before me, but as far as I think it is possible for a man to go. ~ Captain James Cook

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambition. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great. ~ Mark Twain

Ambition is a dream with a V8 engine. ~ Elvis Presley

Though ambition in itself is a vice, it often is also the parent of virtue. ~ Edgar Quinet

At the age of six I wanted to be a cook. At seven I wanted to be Napoleon. And my ambition has been growing steadily ever since. ~ Salvador Dali

Ambition is a condition inspired by the wish to be first. ~ Max Gralnick

A slave has but one master; an ambitious man has as many masters as there are people who may be useful in bettering his position. ~ Jean de La Bruyère

All sins have their origin in a sense of inferiority, otherwise called ambition. ~ Cesar Pavese

Ambition and love are the wings to great deeds. ~ Johann von Goethe

Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

If ambition doesn't hurt you, you haven't got it. ~ Kathleen Norris

Ambition never comes to an end. ~ Yoshida Kenko

Ambition is a condition inspired by the wish to be first. ~ Max Gralnick