Be inspired by our collection of Ambition Quotes. Ambition, often described as the driving force behind human progress, is a powerful and essential quality that propels individuals to achieve their dreams and goals. It is the spark that ignites the fires of determination, pushing us to reach for the stars and fulfill our potential.
Ambition knows no boundaries and transcends all walks of life, making it a universal source of inspiration and motivation. In the following collection of ambition quotes, we will explore the profound wisdom and insights shared by thinkers, leaders, and visionaries from various fields and backgrounds. These quotes serve as beacons of encouragement, reminding us of the boundless possibilities that await those who dare to dream big and work tirelessly to turn their aspirations into reality. So, let these ambition quotes kindle your inner drive, inspire your actions, and motivate you on your journey to success and personal growth.
Ambition can creep as well as soar.Edmund Burke, Irish statesman
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.Napoleon Hill
To me, and if I can bring one second of joy into a child or a grown-up’s life, then I have achieved my lifetime ambition.Michael Jackson
Realizing your ambitions, controlling your fate, and achieving unrivaled greatness is derived from knowing what to change, how to change, and, most importantly, why to change.Dean Gualco, Making a Difference
Ambitions reveal direction.Mace Windu
Being ambitious is actually good as long as you do not step on other people’s toes and provides inspiration to fellow men.Sara Wellington, Inspire
An average person with average talents and ambition and average education, can outstrip the most brilliant genius in our society, if that person has clear, focused goals.Mary Kay
Just be yourself, hold true to yourself, your dreams and ambitions.Patrick Rahn, Mindset of Success
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.Helen Keller
It takes a little muscle and it takes a little grit,Author Unknown
A little true ambition with a little bit of wit.
It’s not the “biggest” things that count and make the “biggest” show.
It’s the little things that people do that makes this old world go!
Ambition is a power force, it will turn hopeful wishes into reality, and it will lead you on the right course to a good life.Rashid Rashad, The Blueprint to Manhood
If ambition is but a shadow, some, thing beyond ambition must be the substance from which it is thrown.William Shakespeare, Hamlet
Ambition is a glorious thing. It is the river on which all the great ships of achievement have floated.Kate E. Griswold
Failure is only postponed success as long as courage ‘coaches’ ambition. The habit of persistence is the habit of victory.Herbert Kaufman
Those moments you fail are not the end, they are periods in which you recollect thoughts, ideas, and ambitions, and change direction.Benjamin Chapin, Think Positive: Guide to Positive Thinking
Inspiration, from whatever the source, arouses feelings within us that rekindle hope, ambition, and determination. It is a momentary whisper of encouragement and reassurance that causes us to become aware of our potential.Jim Rohn , The Five Major Pieces to the Life Puzzle,
The perfection of wisdom, and the end of true philosophy is to proportion our wants to our possessions, our ambitions to our capacities, we will then be a happy and a virtuous people.Mark Twain
Nobility of spirit has more to do with simplicity than ostentation, wisdom rather than wealth, commitment rather than ambition.Riccardo Muti
Can you remember a favourite book, or film, or band, or hobby, a person you admired, or your ambitions as a teenager? They would almost certainly be different to your choices today. The experiences you have had in your life have changed your attitude and will continue to do so.Sue Hadfield, Change One Thing!
Ambition is more than mere desire. It is desire plus incentive – determination – will to achieve the desire.Herbert Armstrong, The Seven Laws of Success
One simple change – replacing news and mass media with books – can produce dramatic changes in your life. No matter what your ambition in life is, you can find books that will inspire you to work on your goals.Martin Meadows, How to Think Bigger
There is a loftier ambition than merely to stand high in the world. It is to stoop down and lift mankind a little higher.Henry vanDyke
Ambition is like love, impatient both of delays and rivals.Buddha
Planning in this way also boosts your self-esteem, because it demonstrates to yourself that you are taking your dreams and ambitions seriously.Alan Schmidt, Confidence
Simply by putting my ambition out there it had mysteriously come spectacularly true and I was enjoying a lifestyle that some people only dream of.Tony Clark
Focusing your life solely on making a buck shows a certain poverty of ambition. It asks too little of yourself. Because it’s only when you hitch your wagon to something larger than yourself that you realize your true potential.President Obama, Obama In His Own Words
If your energy is as boundless as your ambition, total commitment may be a way of life you should seriously consider.Dr. Joyce Brothers
Motivation and ambition either come from fear or love, it’s up to you to choose.Kevin Kerr, How to Be Happy and Live Life to the Fullest
Age is a quality of mind:Edward Tuck, The Passing Years
If you have left your dreams behind,
If hope is lost,
If you no longer look ahead,
If your ambition’s fires are dead,
Then you are old.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can somehow become great.Mark Twain
The famous Ralph Waldo Emerson was remembered quoting that there are five enemies to peace: ambition, avarice, anger, pride and envy.Bree Miller, Gratitude & Happiness
The heart is the epicenter of everything as it is where dreams, hopes and ambitions are born.Cess Gichuhi, Letters and Poems for the Soul
Friends. Relationships. For women that’s what life’s about. We are relational beings. As such, we almost always put our relationships with husbands, children, and friends before ambition and material gain. Yet the evidence is that our life-nourishing relationships are being eroded today as we live frenetic, time-pressured lives.Brenda Hunter, In the Company of Women
Those moments you fail are not the end, they are periods in which you recollect thoughts, ideas, and ambitions, and change direction.Benjamin Chapin, Think Positive
When we get older, some of us lose our dreams and our ambitions, and are content to accept mediocrity.Catherine Pulsifer
A man without ambition is dead. A man with ambition but no love is dead. A man with ambition and love for his blessings here on earth is ever so alive.Pearl Bailey
I’m not saying that leisure is a no-no. In fact, everyone should take time out once in a while to recharge and revitalize their energy. The key is to have a balanced life. Set aside a fraction of your time to carry out your dreams and ambitions.Michael Lee
Lucky people meet their perfect partners, achieve their lifelong ambitions, find fulfilling careers, and live happy and meaningful lives. Their success is not due to them working especially hard, being amazingly talented or exceptionally intelligent. Instead, they appear to have an uncanny ability to be in the right place at the right time and enjoy more than their fair share of lucky breaks.Richard Wiseman, The Luck Factor
Ambition is the epicenter of perseverance through which accomplishments spell success.Byron Pulsifer
One of six brothers, Dwight was raised in a white frame house on South East Fourth Street, absorbing the simple and unquestioned values taught by his surroundings and by his parents – honesty, self-reliance, hard work, ambition, and fear of God.Tom Wicker, Dwight D. Eisenhower
The family is the corner stone of our society. More than any other force it shapes the attitude, the hopes, the ambitions, and the values of the child. And when the family collapses it is the children that are usually damaged. When it happens on a massive scale the community itself is crippled. So, unless we work to strengthen the family, to create conditions under which most parents will stay together, all the rest – schools, playgrounds, and public assistance, and private concern – will never be enough.Lyndon Baines Johnson
How far you go is dependent upon what obstacle you stop at. Anything and everything is available to you. As some would say, “The world is yours.”Michael Fulmore, Unleashing Your Ambition
Pregnancy also allows you to start over. Become a blank canvas. How you choose to paint this canvas will make all the difference in the world for your future baby and for your own livelihood.Shivani gupta, The Conscious Pregnancy
If you aspire to be a champion, don’t be awed by the glitter of their excellence; instead, know that they also put in many thousands of hours in the pool, on the court, and at the track to build up their bodies and shape their minds.Jim Afremow, The Champion’s Mind: How Great Athletes Think, Train, and Thrive
Many people struggle to realize their ambitions because they spend too much time thinking and too little time doing and looking.Michael Matthews, The Little Black Book of Workout Motivation
You can realize your full possibilities, but to dominate and achieve you must have high aims, ideals and ambitions — all linked to an iron will.Wallace D. Wattles The Prosperity Bible.
In just a few generations, one of humanity’s most ambitious goals has been achieved in our developed world: to live into a second half of life that has been, for all of human history, closed to us. A certain sense of awe and wonder at that miracle is not unwarranted.Michael Gurian, The Wonder of Aging
Your ambitions and desires should always be within your control and to benefit you.Victoria Michael, How to Get and Stay Motivated
Finding your purpose and realizing your ambitions often starts small, and what better place to start your new motivated life than to begin making changes to yourself.
Your ambitions will rise above your faults and you will get where you wish to go .Isabel Stevens Webster, This is Me
They cannot handle the risks and stress involved in striving to be better and doing things that are not a part of their usual routine. They settle for mediocrity and familiarity and give up on their dreams and ambitions, thinking that it is better to live in the safety of their comfort zones than to live a life full of uncertainties.Jamie Becker, Start Living
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