52 Ambition Quotes To Make You Work Hard

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52 Ambition Quotes To Make You Work Hard

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

Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings. | Salvador Dalí

He was contemplation and enthusiasm. Ambition and strong coffee. I could have looked at him forever. | E. Lockhart

As long as I am breathing, in my eyes, I am just beginning. | Criss Jami

Gratitude looks to the Past and love to the Present; fear, avarice, lust, and ambition look ahead. | C.S. Lewis

Hit that back-stabber where it hurts, right in the ambition. | Eoin Colfer

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There are no ambitions noble enough to justify breaking someone’s heart. | Colleen McCullough

Sometimes our highest goal becomes our big enemy when we move towards our goal blindly without focusing on the path we follow. | Durgesh Satpathy

The whole life is a succession of dreams. My ambition is to be a conscious dreamer, that is all. | Swami Vivekananda

Ambition is all very well, my lad, but you must cloak it. | Jonathan Stroud

I think I benefited from being equal parts ambitious and curious. And of the two, curiosity has served me best. | Michael J. Fox

Anxiety is the handmaiden of contemporary ambition. | Alain de Botton

You must give everything to make your life as beautiful as the dreams that dance in your imagination. | Roman Payne

you must give everything to make your life

All courses of action are risky, so prudence is not in avoiding danger (it’s impossible), but calculating risk and acting decisively. Make mistakes of ambition and not mistakes of sloth. Develop the strength to do bold things, not the strength to suffer. | Niccolò Machiavelli

It is my ambition to say in ten sentences what others say in a whole book. | Friedrich Nietzsche

It is true of the Nation, as of the individual, that the greatest doer must also be a great dreamer. | Theodore Roosevelt

Live for each second without hesitation. | Elton John

I want to make enough money to buy an island. Something modest, like Australia. | Jarod Kintz

Put work into your dreams. | Lesley D. Nurse

Without cunning, there is no innovation. Without ambition, there is no accomplishment. | J.K. Rowling

Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition. | Timothy Leary

We pay a price for everything we get or take in this world; and although ambitions are well worth having, they are not to be cheaply won, but exact their dues of work and self denial, anxiety and discouragement. | L.M. Montgomery

As a teenager I was so insecure. I was the type of guy that never fitted in because he never dared to choose. I was convinced I had absolutely no talent at all. For nothing. And that thought took away all my ambition too. | Johnny Depp

The biggest changes in a women’s nature are brought by love; in man, by ambition. | Rabindranath Tagore

By faithfully working eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day. | Robert Frost

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My greatest ambition is to have a career without becoming a career woman. | Audrey Hepburn

A man’s worth is no greater than the worth of his ambitions. | Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

She had always found villains more exciting than heroes. They had ambition, passion. They made the stories happen. Villains didn’t fear death. No, they wrapped themselves in death like suits of armor! As she inhaled the school’s graveyard smell, Agatha felt her blood rush. For like all villains, death didn’t scare her. It made her feel alive. | Soman Chainani

If a person holds no ambitions in this world, he suffers unknowingly. If a person holds ambitions, he suffers knowingly, but very slowly. | Alan Lightman

Focusing your life solely on making a buck shows a poverty of ambition. It asks too little of yourself. And it will leave you unfulfilled. | Barack Obama

A noble man compares and estimates himself by an idea which is higher than himself; and a mean man, by one lower than himself. The one produces aspiration; the other ambition, which is the way in which a vulgar man aspires. | Marcus Aurelius

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

The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise. | Maya Angelou

My ambition was to live like music. | Mary Gaitskill

The Artist always has the masters in his eyes. | Ralph Waldo Emerson

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The credit belongs to those who are actually in the arena, who strive valiantly; who know the great enthusiasums, the great devotions, and spend themselves in a worthy cause; who at best know the triumph of high achievement; and who, at worst, if they fail, fail while daring greatly, so that their place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat. | Theodore Roosevelt

Throughout my lifetime I’ve left pieces of my heart here and there. And now, there’s almost barely enough to stay alive. But I force a smile, knowing that my ambition far exceeded my talent. | Johnny Depp

Ambition is the last refuge of the failure. | Oscar Wilde

Your fantasies define you, so dream carefully. A man with no imagination is a man with no future in today’s world—and no past in tomorrow’s. | Jarod Kintz

Most people would succeed in small things if they were not troubled with great ambitions. | Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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

Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired, and success achieved. | Helen Keller

Get going. Move forward. Aim High. Plan a takeoff. Don’t just sit on the runway and hope someone will come along and push the airplane. It simply won’t happen. Change your attitude and gain some altitude. Believe me, you’ll love it up here. | Donald Trump

I’ve got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom. | Thomas Carlyle

Me only have one ambition, y’know. I only have one thing I really like to see happen. I like to see mankind live together – black, white, Chinese, everyone – that’s all. | Bob Marley

Whether we fall by ambition, blood, or lust. Like diamonds we are cut with our own dust” | John Webster

It has always seemed absurd to suppose that a god would choose for his companions, during all eternity, the dear souls whose highest and only ambition is to obey. | Robert G. Ingersoll

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Our spirits have their own private way of understanding each other, of becoming intimate, while our external persons are still trapped in the commerce of ordinary words, in the slavery of social rules. Souls have their own needs and their own ambitions, which the body ignores when it sees that it’s impossible to satisfy them or achieve them. | Luigi Pirandello

I’d rather be partly great than entirely useless. | Neal Shusterman

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 Dalí

Great ambition is the passion of a great character. Those endowed with it may perform very good or bad acts. All depends on the principles which direct them. | Napoléon Bonaparte

Fake friends; those who only drill holes under your boat to get it leaking; those who discredit your ambitions and those who pretend they love you, but behind their backs they know they are in to destroy your legacies. | Israelmore Ayivor

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