Further, Take heed that you faithfully perform the business you have to do in the world, from a regard to the commands of God; and not from an ambitious desire of being esteemed better than others.
The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.
Do not read, as children do, to amuse yourself, or like the ambitious, for the purpose of instruction. No, read in order to live.
The known propensity of a democracy is to licentiousness which the ambitious call, and ignorant believe to be liberty.
It is a paradoxical but profoundly true and important principle of life that the most likely way to reach a goal is to be aiming not at that goal itself but at some more ambitious goal beyond it.
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.
Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.
Big results require big ambitions.
Back in the mid-1970s, we adopted some fairly ambitious goals to improve efficiency of our cars. What did we get? We got a tremendous boost in efficiency.
As he was valiant, I honour him. But as he was ambitious, I slew him.
I'm tough, ambitious and I know exactly what I want.
To be ambitious of true honor, of the true glory and perfection of our natures, is the very principle and incentive of virtue.
They [i.e. ambitious men] may not cease, but as a dog in a wheel, a bird in a cage, or a squirrel in a chain, so Budaeus compares them; they climb and climb still, with much labour, but never make an end, never at the top.
The tallest Trees are most in the Power of the Winds, and Ambitious Men of the Blasts of Fortune.
It's a very smart and heartfelt movie and that's why, I think, we're all drawn to it. We really showed up for this with this collective idea that it was really ambitious, but we felt we all really had something to gain from it.
Being a celebrity or anything else where you're really ambitious, it's really a game to see how successful you can get.
People say it's not ambitious, but it is actually quite ambitious wanting to help people.
I've never been ambitious about recording
Those who are believed to be most abject and humble are usually most ambitious and envious.
I've never been ambitious.
But time has caught up with it and I think vindicated it. Shampoo, too: very dark, very ambitious movie.
I used to think that driving, sleepless, ambitious labor was what you needed to succeed.
You think of stars as ambitious or aggressive or self-oriented.
A strength to harm is perilous in the hand of an ambitious head.
Fortunately, President Kennedy and Robert Kennedy disagreed with the estimate and chose a course of action less ambitious and aggressive than recommended by their advisers.
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