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.
When I was young, my ambition was to be one of the people who made a difference in this world. My hope is to leave the world a little better for having been there.
Refuse to be average. Let your heart soar as high as it will.
Don’t be afraid to give up the good for the great.
Ambition makes the same mistake concerning power that avarice makes concerning wealth. She begins by accumulating power as a means to happiness, and she finishes by continuing to accumulate it as an end.
The men who succeed are the efficient few.
Don't let ambition get so far ahead that it loses sight of the job at hand.
Ambition breaks the ties of blood, and forgets the obligations of gratitude.
Ambition is an idol, on whose wings great minds are carried only to extreme; to be sublimely great or to be nothing.
Keep your feet on the ground, but let your heart soar as high as it will. Refuse to be average or to surrender to the chill of your spiritual environment.
It is the nature of ambition to make men liars and cheats, to hide the truth in their breasts, and show, like jugglers, another thing in their mouths, to cut all friendships and enmities to the measure of their own interest, and to make a good countenance without the help of good will.
Ambition has its disappointments to sour us, but never the good fortune to satisfy us.
It is not the critic who counts
All ambitions are lawful except those which climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind.
The men who succeed are the efficient few. They are the few who have the ambition and will power to develop themselves.
Ambition. An overmastering desire to be vilified by enemies while living and made ridiculous by friends when dead.
As to methods, there may be a million and then some, but principles are few. The man who grasps principles can successfully select his own methods.
The noblest spirit is most strongly attracted by the love of glory.
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, Or what's a heaven for?
The slave has but one master, the ambitious man has as many as there are persons whose aid may contribute to the advancement of his fortunes.
Ambition is a Dead Sea fruit, and the greatest peril to the soul is that one is likely to get precisely what he is seeking.
A young man without ambition is an old man waiting to be.
Ambition is the germ from which all growth of nobleness proceeds.
I had no ambition to make a fortune. Mere money-making has never been my goal, I had an ambition to build.
Ambition is like love, impatient both of delays and rivals.
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