35 Quotes About Ambition, Hope And Success

In this article, you will find a compilation of famous quotes, proverbs, sayings and popular sayings about ambition. Enjoy a good time reading each one and share them with your friends.

Big results require big ambitions.– Heraclitus

Great minds have purposes; others have wishes.– Washington Irving

The greatest achievement is to outperform yourself.– Denis Waitley

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

Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in.– Bill Bradley

If you want more, you have to require more from yourself.– Phil McGraw

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

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

Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.- Salvador Dali
Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.– Albert Einstein

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

There is a loftier ambition than merely to stand high in the world. It is to stoop down and lift mankind a little higher.– Henry Van Dyke

Ambition is the germ from which all growth of nobleness proceeds.– Oscar Wilde

No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings.– William Blake

What is my loftiest ambition? I’ve always wanted to throw an egg at an electric fan.– Oliver Herford

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

Ambition is a drug that makes its addicts potential madmen.– Emile M. Cioran

The incentive to ambition is the love of power.– William Hazlitt

What seems to be generosity is often no more than disguised ambition, which overlooks a small interest in order to secure a great one.– Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Ambition is not a dirty word. Piss on compromise. Go for the throat.– Steven Erikson

Ambition and love are the wings of great actions.– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Make mistakes of ambition and not mistakes of sloth. Develop the strength to do bold things, not to suffer.– Niccolo Machiavelli

I think my greatest ambition in life is to pass on to others what I know.– Frank Sinatra

Ambition is a lust that is never quenched, but grows more inflamed and madder by enjoyment.– Thomas Otway

When performance exceeds ambition, the overlap is called success.– Cullen Hightower

Ambition is like hunger; it obeys no law but its appetite.– Josh Billings

Though ambition in itself is a vice, yet it is often the parent of virtues.Quintilian

An once of hypocrisy is worth a pound of ambition.– Michael Korda

Ambition has its disappointments to sour us, but never the good fortune to satisfy us.– Benjamin Franklin

Ambition. An overmastering desire to be vilified by enemies while living and made ridiculous by friends when dead.– Ambrose Bierce

When ambition ends, happiness begins.– Thomas Merton

The tallest Trees are most in the Power of the Winds, and Ambitious Men of the Blasts of Fortune.– William Penn

The very substance of the ambitious is merely the shadow of a dream.– William Shakespeare

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