39 Ambition Quotes

Be encouraged, inspired, and motivated by these ambition quotes.



  1. Ambition can creep as well as soar. Edmund Burke, Irish statesman
    Irish Quotes and Sayings



  2. There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition. Napoleon Hill
    Quote of the Day



  3. 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
    Famous Quotes about Life



  4. 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
    Fate



  5. Ambitions reveal direction. Mace Windu
    Opportunity



  6. 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
    Graduation



  7. 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
    Goals



  8. Just be yourself, hold true to yourself, your dreams and ambitions. Patrick Rahn
  9. Just be yourself, hold true to yourself, your dreams and ambitions. Patrick Rahn, Mindset of Success
    Being Yourself



  10. 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
    Character



  11. It takes a little muscle and it takes a little grit,
    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!
    Author Unknown
    Funny Poems



  12. Failure is only postponed success as long as courage 'coaches' ambition. The habit of persistence is the habit of victory. Herbert Kaufman
    Commitment



  13. 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
    Failure



  14. 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,
    Inspirational



  15. 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
    Happy



  16. Nobility of spirit has more to do with simplicity than ostentation, wisdom rather than wealth, commitment rather than ambition. Riccardo Muti
    Simplicity



  17. 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!
    Choices



  18. Ambition is more than mere desire. It is desire plus incentive - determination - will to achieve the desire. Herbert Armstrong
  19. Ambition is more than mere desire. It is desire plus incentive - determination - will to achieve the desire. Herbert Armstrong, The Seven Laws of Success
    Determination



  20. 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: Aim Higher, Get More Motivated, and Accomplish Big Things
    Change



  21. 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
    Quotes to Live By



  22. Ambition is like love, impatient both of delays and rivals. Buddha
    Patience



  23. 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
    Dream



  24. 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
    Joy



  25. 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
    Focus



  26. If your energy is as boundless as your ambition, total commitment may be a way of life you should seriously consider. Dr. Joyce Brothers
    Life



  27. 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
    Motivational



  28. Age is a quality of mind:
    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.
    Edward Tuck, The Passing Years
    Birthday Poems



  29. 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
    Greatness



  30. 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
    Peace



  31. 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
    Hope



  32. 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
    Friend



  33. 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
    Words of Encouragement



  34. When we get older, some of us lose our dreams and our ambitions, and are content to accept mediocrity. Catherine Pulsifer
    Quotes on Life Lessons



  35. 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
    Love



  36. 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
    Balance



  37. 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
    Success



  38. Ambition is the epicenter of perseverance through which accomplishments spell success. Byron Pulsifer
  39. Ambition is the epicenter of perseverance through which accomplishments spell success. Byron Pulsifer
    Perseverance



  40. 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
    Dwight Eisenhower Quotes



  41. 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
    Family



  42. 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
    Stress

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