51 Ambition Quotes

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







Published by: Catherine Pulsifer and Ben Gillison

  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. 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
    Power



  13. If ambition is but a shadow, some, thing beyond ambition must be the substance from which it is thrown. William Shakespeare, Hamlet
    Happy Life Quotes



  14. Ambition is a glorious thing. It is the river on which all the great ships of achievement have floated. Kate E. Griswold
    River



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



  16. 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



  17. 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



  18. 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



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



  20. 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



  21. Ambition is more than mere desire. It is desire plus incentive - determination - will to achieve the desire. Herbert Armstrong
  22. 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



  23. 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



  24. 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



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



  26. 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



  27. 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



  28. 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



  29. 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



  30. 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



  31. 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



  32. 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



  33. 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



  34. 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



  35. 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



  36. 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



  37. 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



  38. 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



  39. 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



  40. 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



  41. Ambition is the epicenter of perseverance through which accomplishments spell success. Byron Pulsifer
  42. Ambition is the epicenter of perseverance through which accomplishments spell success. Byron Pulsifer
    Perseverance



  43. 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



  44. 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



  45. 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
    Obstacles



  46. 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
    Pregnancy



  47. 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
    Champion



  48. 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
    Fitness



  49. 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.
    Empowering



  50. 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
    Wonder Quotes



  51. Your ambitions and desires should always be within your control and to benefit you. Victoria Michael, How to Get and Stay Motivated
    Control



  52. 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.
    Finding Yourself



  53. Your ambitions will rise above your faults and you will get where you wish to go . Isabel Stevens Webster, This is Me
    Failure



  54. 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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