Best Quotes About Ambition

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

— Mark Twain

Be realistic, demand the impossible!

— Che Guevara

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

— Maya Angelou

Remember that you will never reach a higher standard than you yourself set.

— Ellen G. White

Hell is not a place you go if you’re not a Christian, it’s the failure of your life’s greatest ambition.

— Immortal Technique

We cannot seek achievement for ourselves and forget about progress and prosperity for our community… Our ambitions must be broad enough to include the aspirations and needs of others, for their sakes and for our own.

— Cesar Chavez

Never turn down your ambition because someone is uncomfortable with the volume.

— Joubert Botha

Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition.

— Timothy Leary

I emphasize that I am full of ambition and hope and of full charm of life.

— Bhagat Singh

When routine bites hard, and ambitions are low.

— Ian Curtis

Don’t be scared to be ambitious. It’s not a humiliation to have a high target and to fail. The real humiliation is to have a target and not to give everything to reach it.

— Arsene Wenger

We need spirited, energetic and strong young people whose hearts are filled with life, enthusiasm, zeal and dynamism; whose souls are full of ambition, aspiration and vigor and have great goals, rising and aspiring to reach them until they eventually arrive at their destination.

— Hassan al-Banna

Ambition is priceless, its something that’s in your veins.

— Wale

Ambition without principle never was long under the guidance of good sense.

— Alexander Hamilton

Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.

— Salvador Dali

True ambition is not what we thought it was.

— Bill W.

If I fail it is only because I have too much pride and ambition.

— Julius Caesar

We got to roll with the punches, play all of our hunches, make the best of whatever comes your way. Forget that blind ambition, learn to trust your intuition – plowing straight ahead, come what may.

— Jimmy Buffett

Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

What is your ambition in life today? Is it to get rich? Is it to make a name for yourself? Is it even to do some wonderful thing for God? Listen to me, beloved. The highest desire that can possess any human heart is a longing to see God.

— J. Vernon McGee

As Christians, I challenge you. Have a great aim – have a high standard – make Jesus your ideal…make Him an ideal not merely to be admired but also to be followed.

— Eric Liddell

You must always strive to be the best, but you must never believe that you are.

— Juan Manuel Fangio

Happiness is man’s greatest aim in life.

— Epicurus

You quit, you lose. You keep going, you may still lose. But, your ambition will never die.

— Gurbaksh Chahal

My ambition is always to get better and better.

— Lionel Messi


Big results require big ambitions.

— Heraclitus

All the miseries and evils which men suffer from vice, crime, ambition, injustice, oppression, slavery and war, proceed from their despising or neglecting the precepts contained in the Bible.

— Noah Webster

Politics is the soil in which the nettle of poisonous enmity, evil suspicions, shameless lies, slander, morbid ambitions, and disrespect for the individual grows rapidly and luxuriantly. Name anything bad in man and it is precisely in the soil of political struggle that it grows with particular liveliness and abundance.

— Maxim Gorky

If we are to have another contest in the near future of our national existence, I predict that the dividing line will not be Mason and Dixon’s but between patriotism and intelligence on the one side, and superstition, ambition and ignorance on the other.

— Ulysses S. Grant

I am naturally fond of adventure, a little ambitious, and a good deal romantic – but patriotism was the true secret of my success.

— Sarah Emma Edmonds

Blonde Ambition – Blonde Ambition is a 2007 American romantic comedy film directed by Scott Marshall and starring Jessica Simpson as a small-town girl who moves to New York

King of Ambition – King of Ambition (Korean: 야왕; Hanja: 野王; RR: Yawang) is a 2013 South Korean television series, starring Kwon Sang-woo, Soo Ae, Jung Yun-ho, Kim Sung-ryung

Animal Ambition – Animal Ambition: An Untamed Desire To Win is the fifth studio album by American rapper 50 Cent. The project was released on June 3, 2014, by G-Unit Records

Nobunaga’s Ambition – Nobunaga’s Ambition (信長の野望, Nobunaga no Yabō) is a series of turn-based grand strategy role-playing simulation video games. The original game was one of

Blind Ambition – Blind Ambition may refer to: Blind Ambition, a book attributed to John Dean which was ghostwritten by Taylor Branch Blind Ambition (miniseries), a 1979

Naked Ambition – Naked Ambition may refer to: Naked Ambition (2020 film), a 2019 indie drama short Naked Ambition (2003 film), a 2003 Hong Kong sex comedy film Naked Ambition

Ambition Institute – Ambition Institute is a graduate school with programmes designed to support educators throughout the education sector, including teachers, leaders, and

Hustler’s Ambition – “Hustler’s Ambition” is a song by American rapper 50 Cent. Written by 50 Cent and produced by B-Money “B$”, the song was released as the first single from

Kakushigoto: My Dad’s Secret Ambition – Kakushigoto: My Dad’s Secret Ambition (かくしごと, Kakushigoto, double meaning of “secret” and “work of drawing”) is a Japanese comedy manga series by Kōji

The most important thing to remember about drunks is that drunks are far more intelligent than non-drunks- they spend a lot of time talking in pubs, unlike workaholics who concentrate on their careers and ambitions, who never develop their higher spiritual values, who never explore the insides of their head like a drunk does.

— Shane MacGowan

By Gryffindor, the bravest were Prized far beyond the rest;

— J. K. Rowling

Friends, Romans, Countrymen, lend me your ears.

— Mark Antony

Life is good. I’ve got a apartment that is paid for with rap money. It’s good. It’s amazing. It’s a blessing. I wake up every day and appreciate how much of a blessing this is getting to do this. But it is important to always stay humble, grounded, focused, and maintain that same ambition you had when you had nothing.

— G-Eazy

Boys, be ambitious. Be ambitious not for money, not for selfish aggrandizement, not for the evanescent thing which men call fame. Be ambitious for the attainment of all that a man can be.

— William Clark

The highly ambitious person, in spite of all his successes, always remains dissatisfied, in the same way as a greedy baby is never satisfied.

— Melanie Klein

Life passes most people by while they’re making grand plans for it.

— George Jung