Top 50 Most Inspiring Quotes on Ambition

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All of us have dreams and ambitions that we want to achieve in life. Ambition can be a driving force that will push you forward and never let you stop. It can give you the courage to do things that seem impossible or unreachable to others, but not for your ambition.

Staying motivated is one of the hardest things in the world. Some people set out their goals and ambitions when they are young, while others only get the idea of setting their goals after much older. But it doesn’t matter when you get the idea of setting your goals; it’s always better late than never.

50 Most Inspiring Quotes on Ambition

“The starting point of all achievement is desire.” ― Napoleon Hill

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

“Ambition is enthusiasm with a purpose”– Frank Tyger

“There is hope in dreams, imagination, and in the courage of those who wish to make those dreams a reality.” ― Jonas Salk

“Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.” ― Salvador Dali

“People with ambition don’t give a damn what other people think of them.” ― Diane Setterfield

“Don’t be afraid to be ambitious abut your goals. Hard work never stops. Neither should your dreams.” ― Dwayne Johnson

“Success reveals how little ambition is worth.” ― Marty Rubin

“Whatever success I may have attained is due to the fact that since I was old enough to work at all, my ambition has never deserted me.” ― Anna Held

“Ambition has one heel nailed in well, though she stretch her fingers to touch the heavens.” ― William Lilly

“Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in.” ― Bill Bradley

“Ambition is a dream with a V8 engine. Ain’t nowhere else in the world where you can go from driving a truck to cadillac overnight” ― Elvis Presley

“Ambitions tend to remain undisturbed by realities.” ― Frank Herbert

“When it comes to fighting for your dreams, be a dragon. Breathe fire.” ― Richelle E. Goodrich

“If you have a great ambition, take as big a step as possible in the direction of fulfilling it. The step may only be a tiny one, but trust that it may be the largest one possible for now.” ― Mildred Mcafee

“The ambitious are forever followed by adulation for they receive the most pleasure from flattery. “– Oliver Goldsmith

“Ambition is an idol, on whose wings great minds are carried only to extreme, to be sublimely great, or to be nothing.” ― Thomas Southerne

“Ambition over everything. And I never plan on settling. And my wish is to have everything.” ― Wale

“You have the patience, the strength and the passion to achieve your ambitions, your goals and your dreams. All you have to do now is try.” ― Candid Blog

“A man’s worth is no greater than his ambitions.” ― Marcus Aurelius

“Ambition is like love, impatient both of delays and rivals.” ― Sir John Denham

“Ambition is not what a man would do, but what a man does, for ambition without action is fantasy.” ― Bryant McGill

“Ambition never comes to an end.” ― Yoshida Kenko

“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

“A man without ambition is like a beautiful worm–it can creep, but it cannot fly.” ― Henry Ward Beecher

“Great ambition is the passion of a great character. Those endowed with it may perform very good or very bad acts. All depends on the principals which direct them.” ― Napoleon Bonaparte

“Ambition is enthusiasm with a purpose.” ― Frank Tyger

“The man who starts out simply with the idea of getting rich won’t succeed, you must have a larger ambition.” ― John D Rockefeller

“Ambition is not a vice of little people.” ― Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

“A dream without ambition is like a car without gas, you’re not going anywhere.” ― Sean Hampton

“A man’s worth is no greater than the worth of his ambitions”– Marcus Aurelius

“Ambition is the germ from which all growth of nobleness proceeds.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Wake up, dream, have the ambition to do the things you have always dreamed of, go farther than any man has ever been before, go as far as it is possible for any man to go, what have you got to lose?” Unknown

“Ambition is the last refuge of the failure.” ― Oscar Wilde

“It is a grand thing to rise in the world. The ambition to do so is the very salt of the earth. It is the parent of all enterprise, and the cause of all improvement.” ― Anthony Trollope

“Ambition beats genius 99 percent of the time.” ― Jay Leno

“The very substance of the ambitious is merely the shadow of a dream.” ― William Shakespear

“A young man without ambition is an old man waiting to be.” ― Steven Brust

“To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all ambition.” ― Samuel Johnson

“Big results require big ambitions.” ― James Champy

“Life takes on meaning when you become motivated, set goals and charge after them in an unstoppable manner.” ― Les Brown

“Ambition is not what man does… but what man would do.” ― Robert Browning

“I’m tough, I’m ambitious, and I know exactly what I want. If that makes me a bitch, okay.” ― Madonna

“Our ambitions can only be limited by our doubts.”― Rajesh

“Where there are large powers with little ambition… nature may be said to have fallen short of her purposes.” ― Sir Henry Taylor

“Ambition is the first step to success. The second step is action.” ― Anonymous

“Keep away from those who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you believe that you too can become great.” ― Mark Twain

“You can’t live a life being afraid, because fear censors ambition.” ― Erol Alkan

“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

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