Ambition Quotes - Sayings About Ambition to Set Goals for Success

If you are one of them who want to be successful in the life and want to get rid of the obstacles than here's a list of best ambition quotes to inspire your self for setting goals of success. Reading these inspirational sayings about ambition will lead you to have a solid idea and plan to succeed in the life. So read them now:
Ambition Quotes - Sayings About Ambition to Set Goals for Success
  1. What would rock and roll be without ambition, craziness, danger, and fun? Pete Wentz
  2. You cannot kill a breeze, a wind, a fragrance; you cannot kill a dream or an ambition. Michel Onfray
  3. It has been a long journey, but if you dream and have the ambition and want to work hard, then you can achieve. Mo Farah
  4. Ambition is the germ from which all growth of nobleness proceeds. Oscar Wilde
  5. When ambition ends, happiness begins. Thomas Merton
  6. I invite everyone to chose forgiveness rather than division, teamwork over personal ambition. Jean-Francois Cope
  7. A young man without ambition is an old man waiting to be. Steven Brust
  8. The universe is not required to be in perfect harmony with human ambition. Carl Sagan
  9. Men rise from one ambition to another: first, they seek to secure themselves against attack, and then they attack others. Niccolo Machiavelli
  10. I've got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom. Thomas Carlyle
  11. If you have a burning ambition and desire, absolutely anything can be achieved. Jahangir Khan
  12. His ambition is to be the spider in the World Wide Web. John McCarthy
  13. Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition. Timothy Leary
  14. It's okay to have personal ambitions, but you have to take someone with you. Roger Staubach
  15. I want to score more goals; the main ambition is goals. Marcus Rashford
  16. Ambition is not a vice of little people. Michel de Montaigne
  17. Nothing leads so straight to futility as literary ambitions without systematic knowledge. H. G. Wells
  18. Ambition is not what man does... but what man would do. Robert Browning
  19. Younger women have no problem in reconciling beauty with ambitions as a professional woman. Camille Paglia
  20. Ambition is best tempered with self-knowledge! William Hague
  21. Time is the only critic without ambition. John Steinbeck
  22. Ambition is an idol, on whose wings great minds are carried only to extreme; to be sublimely great or to be nothing. Shakti Gawain
  23. In our personal ambitions we are individualists. But in our seeking for economic and political progress as a nation, we all go up or else all go down as one people. Franklin D. Roosevelt
  24. It is my ambition to say in ten sentences what others say in a whole book. Friedrich Nietzsche
  25. My only ambition is to be true every moment I am living. Juliette Binoche
  26. You should run your life not by the calendar but how you feel, and what you're interests are and ambitions. John Glenn
  27. Achievement results from work realizing ambition. Adam Ant
  28. Ambition makes more trusty slaves than need. Ben Jonson
  29. Ambition, of course, is the politician's currency. George Packer
  30. When you've accomplished a certain amount in your career, you're not so focused on your ambitions. Michael Douglas
  31. 'Intensity' is a good word. It's like ambition, if it's not ambition at expense of someone else. Thom Tillis
  32. I think we still believe that ambition is for boys. Jeanette Winterson
  33. The truth is an ambition which is beyond us. Peter Ustinov
  34. Ambition is sneered at by some bands. It seems like a pretty good thing to me. Alex Kapranos
  35. Ambition interests me because it's such a surefire indicator of damage. Peter Morgan
  36. The tragedy is that so many have ambition and so few have ability. William Feather
  37. Fiction is about small ambition, small failed ambition, small disappointed hope. Ethan Canin
  38. Ambition is pitiless. Any merit that it cannot use it finds despicable. Eleanor Roosevelt
  39. Ambition should be made of sterner stuff. William Shakespeare
  40. I feel that your ambitions should always exceed the budget. Guillermo del Toro
  41. Ambition is a lust that is never quenched, but grows more inflamed and madder by enjoyment. Thomas Otway
  42. Ambition never comes to an end. Kenneth Kaunda
  43. The world has nothing to fear from military ambition in our Government. James K. Polk
  44. I always stayed in tune with my own ambitions and attitudes and I'm still my intractable old self, for better or worse. LeRoy Neiman
  45. Anybody with artistic ambitions is always trying to reconnect with the way they saw things as a child. Tim Burton
  46. My mouth is full of decayed teeth and my soul of decayed ambitions. James Joyce
  47. Most people would succeed in small things if they were not troubled with great ambitions. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  48. The aim of literary ambition is to demonstrate one's greatness of soul. Mason Cooley
  49. The accolades, just like the scrapes and bruises, fade in the end, and all you're left with is your ambition. Nicole Krauss
  50. The ambition and focus that propel you to success can also be your downfall. Judy Smith
  51. Failure is only postponed success as long as courage 'coaches' ambition. The habit of persistence is the habit of victory. Herbert Kaufman
  52. Whether we fall by ambition, blood, or lust, like diamonds we are cut with our own dust. John Webster
  53. Ambition can creep as well as soar. Edmund Burke
  54. Basically you have to suppress your own ambitions in order to be who you need to be. Bob Dylan
  55. Ambition may be defined as the willingness to receive any number of hits on the nose. Wilfred Owen
  56. The fact that I was a girl never damaged my ambitions to be a pope or an emperor. Willa Cather
  57. For every problem or confusion and for every desire or ambition there is an available force waiting for your call. Vernon Howard
  58. If boyhood and youth are but vanity, must it not be our ambition to become men? Vincent Van Gogh
  59. All ambitions are lawful except those which climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind. Joseph Conrad
  60. Ambition must be made to counteract ambition. James Madison
  61. Ambition is not what a man would do, but what a man does, for ambition without action is fantasy. Bryant H. McGill
  62. My ambition is to be happy. Penelope Cruz
  63. I have two ambitions in life: one is to drink every pub dry, the other is to sleep with every woman on earth. Oliver Reed
  64. You don't need a four-year college degree if you have burning ambition or a great plan. Alan Gerry
  65. The same ambition can destroy or save, and make a patriot as it makes a knave. Alexander Pope
  66. Beauty is the sole ambition, the exclusive goal of Taste. Charles Baudelaire
  67. An actor should always let humility outweigh ambition. Anna Kendrick
  68. I've become a captive of my own ambitions. Patsy Cline
  69. My biggest ambition is never to be bored. I'm not aggressive enough to strongly run after being an actress. Anjelica Huston
  70. Do not let your grand ambitions stand in the way of small but meaningful accomplishments. Bryant H. McGill
  71. There are points in your life, especially if you have creative ambitions, where selfishness is necessary. Kris Kristofferson
  72. All sins have their origin in a sense of inferiority otherwise called ambition. Cesare Pavese
  73. If you have ambitions, dream of what you wish to accomplish, and then put your shoulder to the wheel and work. Heber J. Grant
  74. I don't see anything wrong in someone wanting to be famous or having sky-high ambitions. Randeep Hooda
  75. If you have enough ambition, you can create talent! Darcey Bussell
  76. I don't have massive ambitions to be anywhere other than in this country doing good work. Maxine Peake
  77. My ambition is to sit behind a desk and work. Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce
  78. Don't let ambition get so far ahead that it loses sight of the job at hand. William Feather
  79. Ambition aspires to descend. Pierre Corneille
  80. We must listen and learn, show humility and seek again to talk for and to people's ambitions and concerns. Johann Lamont
  81. Obscurity can be a fire of ambition in those who have stalwart souls. Taylor Caldwell
  82. My ambitions were already very clearly fixed by the time I was 6 or 7. Joshua Lederberg
  83. Ambition, in a private man is a vice, is in a prince the virtue. Philip Massinger
  84. You know, I stumble about what I'm going to do. I don't plan. I've never had ambitions. Bryan Brown
  85. There's nothing worse than a leader who lacks ambition. Ruth J. Simmons
  86. Some slaves are scoured to their work by whips, others by their restlessness and ambition. John Ruskin
  87. Love often leads on to ambition, but seldom does one return from ambition to love. Francois de La Rochefoucauld
  88. It's stasis that kills you off in the end, not ambition. Bono
  89. Do not let your ambitions become a sanctuary for your failures. Bryant H. McGill
  90. Where there are large powers with little ambition... nature may be said to have fallen short of her purposes. Jonathan Swift
  91. Ambition, if it feeds at all, does so on the ambition of others. Susan Sontag
  92. Ambition is the immoderate desire for power. Baruch Spinoza
  93. Ambition is a poor excuse for not having sense enough to be lazy. Milan Kundera
  94. If you want a nation to have space exploration ambitions, you've got to send humans. Neil deGrasse Tyson
  95. I don't want anyone to feel they can't achieve their ambitions if they are dyslexic. Mollie King
  96. Ambition is but avarice on stilts, and masked. Walter Savage Landor
  97. Men are more often bribed by their loyalties and ambitions than by money. Robert Jackson
  98. My ambition comes from my passion: finding what I love and then expanding on that. Miranda Kerr
  99. Ambition is a drug that makes its addicts potential madmen. Emile M. Cioran
  100. An ounce of hypocrisy is worth a pound of ambition. Michael Korda
  101. I didn't have any ambition to be president. It was fate. The people found me. Benigno Aquino III
  102. A wise man is cured of ambition by ambition itself; his aim is so exalted that riches, office, fortune and favour cannot satisfy him. Samuel Johnson
  103. The incentive to ambition is the love of power. William Hazlitt
  104. My ambition when I was four years old was to be married. Priyanka Chopra
  105. A slave has but one master. An ambition man, has as many as there are people who helped him get his fortune. Wilson Mizner
  106. Ambition - it is the last infirmity of noble minds. James M. Barrie
  107. You have to choose whether to take the money or follow your own ambitions, playing in the best league in the world and winning titles. Harry Kane
  108. To say directing was a long-stewing ambition doesn't cover it. If you cut me open, you'd see it. Michael Keaton
  109. If you can once engage people's pride, love, pity, ambition on your side, you need not fear what their reason can do against you. Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield
  110. Ambition breaks the ties of blood, and forgets the obligations of gratitude. Sallust
  111. I think ambition can be having something that you're good at and love to do. Hilary Duff
  112. There's a lot of obsession about people's personal ambitions. Jeb Bush
  113. If something has not been part of your dreams or ambitions, then you are not awestruck by it. Nithya Menen
  114. It's an ugly thing to see ambition and to see people satisfying themselves. Matthew Weiner
  115. Ambition can take the place of everything - even sex. Bruce Forsyth
  116. It's impossible for five people to have the exact same ambitions all around. Normani Kordei
  117. 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. Edward Dahlberg
  118. Ambition is a form of creativity. Thomas Heatherwick
  119. If, however, economic ambitions are good servants, they are bad masters. E. F. Schumacher
  120. You do not have to ladle on the impasto to make a point about human frailty or ambitions. Alexander McCall Smith
  121. Ambition is a very good quality to have. Ambition and the competitive spirit go hand in hand. Ryan Kwanten
  122. One needs more than ambition and talent to make a success of anything, really. There must be love and a vocation. Jessye Norman
  123. I did not want to be depressed by the gap existing between my weakness and my ambition. Ella Maillart
  124. Most people try to avoid cliches. It's my ambition in life to try to get 'em right! Philip Schultz
  125. Do what in your heart you know is right. It is easy to get caught up in your ambitions, but no job is worth not being true to yourself. Irene Rosenfeld
  126. One of the great ambitions is to discover the diversity of the world, to discover who inhabits the world. Theodore Zeldin
  127. Ambition can be a disease, and it feeds on itself. Rebecca Miller
  128. Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in. Bill Bradley
  129. Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings. Salvador Dali
  130. A dream without ambition is like a car without gas... you're not going anywhere. Sean Hampton
  131. My personal ambition remains the same - to be creative, to be modern, to stay one step ahead, to enjoy life. Natalie Massenet
  132. A man's worth is no greater than his ambitions. Marcus Aurelius
  133. Ambition is the last refuge of the failure. Oscar Wilde
  134. Our ambition should be to rule ourselves, the true kingdom for each one of us; and true progress is to know more, and be more, and to do more. Oscar Wilde
  135. Ambition is the path to success, persistence is the vehicle you arrive in. William Eardley IV
  136. If you are calm about your ambitions, you become confident of achieving what you set out to do. Shiv Nadar
  137. Ambition is a dream with a V8 engine. Elvis Presley
  138. Big results require big ambitions. Heraclitus
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