Ambition Quotes

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Small: Ambition is not a vice of little people
Michel de Montaigne
"Ambition is not a vice of little people"
Michel de Montaigne, Philosopher
Small: It is my ambition to say in ten sentences what others say in a whole book
Friedrich Nietzsche
"It is my ambition to say in ten sentences what others say in a whole book"
Friedrich Nietzsche, Philosopher
Small: Ambition is but avarice on stilts, and masked
Walter Savage Landor
"Ambition is but avarice on stilts, and masked"
Walter Savage Landor, Poet
Small: Ambition is the last refuge of the failure
Oscar Wilde
"Ambition is the last refuge of the failure"
Oscar Wilde, Dramatist
Small: The average Hollywood film stars ambition is to be admired by an American, courted by an Italian, married to a
Katharine Hepburn
"The average Hollywood film star's ambition is to be admired by an American, courted by an Italian, married to an Englishman and have a French boyfriend"
Katharine Hepburn, Actress
Small: An once of hypocrisy is worth a pound of ambition
"An once of hypocrisy is worth a pound of ambition"
Michael Korda, Novelist
Small: Ambition is the germ from which all growth of nobleness proceeds
Oscar Wilde
"Ambition is the germ from which all growth of nobleness proceeds"
Oscar Wilde, Dramatist
Small: That which is given with pride and ostentation is rather an ambition than a bounty
Seneca the Younger
"That which is given with pride and ostentation is rather an ambition than a bounty"
Seneca the Younger, Statesman
Small: All sins have their origin in a sense of inferiority otherwise called ambition
"All sins have their origin in a sense of inferiority otherwise called ambition"
Cesare Pavese, Poet
Small: Ambition - it is the last infirmity of noble minds
"Ambition - it is the last infirmity of noble minds"
James M. Barrie, Playwright
Small: Ambition is a dream with a V8 engine
Elvis Presley
"Ambition is a dream with a V8 engine"
Elvis Presley, Musician
Small: Ambition leads me not only farther than any other man has been before me, but as far as I think it possible fo
"Ambition leads me not only farther than any other man has been before me, but as far as I think it possible for man to go"
James Cook, Explorer
Small: The world has nothing to fear from military ambition in our Government
James K. Polk
"The world has nothing to fear from military ambition in our Government"
James K. Polk, President
Small: I should have been smart enough to stay happy. But my ambition ruled my life
"I should have been smart enough to stay happy. But my ambition ruled my life"
Eva Gabor, Actress
Small: Me only have one ambition, yknow. I only have one thing I really like to see happen. I like to see mankind liv
Bob Marley
"Me only have one ambition, y'know. I only have one thing I really like to see happen. I like to see mankind live together - black, white, Chinese, everyone - that's all"
Bob Marley, Musician
Small: The aphorism in which I am the first master among Germans, are the forms of eternity my ambition is to say in
Friedrich Nietzsche
"The aphorism in which I am the first master among Germans, are the forms of "eternity"; my ambition is to say in ten sentences what everyone else says in a book - what everyone else does not say in a book"
Friedrich Nietzsche, Philosopher
Small: Our ambition should be to rule ourselves, the true kingdom for each one of us and true progress is to know mor
Oscar Wilde
"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, Dramatist
Small: Ambition should be made of sterner stuff
William Shakespeare
"Ambition should be made of sterner stuff"
William Shakespeare, Dramatist
Small: Ambition has one heel nailed in well, though she stretch her fingers to touch the heavens
Lao Tzu
"Ambition has one heel nailed in well, though she stretch her fingers to touch the heavens"
Lao Tzu, Author
Small: Great ambition is the passion of a great character. Those endowed with it may perform very good or very bad ac
Napoleon Bonaparte
"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 principles which direct them"
Napoleon Bonaparte, Leader
Small: Ambition never is in a greater hurry that I it merely keeps pace with circumstances and with my general way of
Napoleon Bonaparte
"Ambition never is in a greater hurry that I; it merely keeps pace with circumstances and with my general way of thinking"
Napoleon Bonaparte, Leader
Small: A belief in hell and the knowledge that every ambition is doomed to frustration at the hands of a skeleton hav
Aldous Huxley
"A belief in hell and the knowledge that every ambition is doomed to frustration at the hands of a skeleton have never prevented the majority of human beings from behaving as though death were no more than an unfounded rumor"
Aldous Huxley, Novelist
Small: I have no ambition to govern men it is a painful and thankless office
Thomas Jefferson
"I have no ambition to govern men; it is a painful and thankless office"
Thomas Jefferson, President
Small: Dependence begets subservience and venality, suffocates the germ of virtue, and prepares fit tools for the des
Thomas Jefferson
"Dependence begets subservience and venality, suffocates the germ of virtue, and prepares fit tools for the designs of ambition"
Thomas Jefferson, President
Small: Every man is said to have his peculiar ambition. Whether it be true or not, I can say for one that I have no o
Abraham Lincoln
"Every man is said to have his peculiar ambition. Whether it be true or not, I can say for one that I have no other so great as that of being truly esteemed of my fellow men, by rendering myself worthy of their esteem"
Abraham Lincoln, President
Small: Moderation has been called a virtue to limit the ambition of great men, and to console undistinguished people
Benjamin Disraeli
"Moderation has been called a virtue to limit the ambition of great men, and to console undistinguished people for their want of fortune and their lack of merit"
Benjamin Disraeli, Statesman
Small: The psychoanalysis of neurotics has taught us to recognize the intimate connection between wetting the bed and
Sigmund Freud
"The psychoanalysis of neurotics has taught us to recognize the intimate connection between wetting the bed and the character trait of ambition"
Sigmund Freud, Psychologist
Small: To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all ambition, the end to which every enterprise and labor tends,
Samuel Johnson
"To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all ambition, the end to which every enterprise and labor tends, and of which every desire prompts the prosecution"
Samuel Johnson, Author
Small: A wise man is cured of ambition by ambition itself his aim is so exalted that riches, office, fortune and favo
Samuel Johnson
"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, Author
Small: Ive got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom
Thomas Carlyle
"I've got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom"
Thomas Carlyle, Writer
Small: A noble man compares and estimates himself by an idea which is higher than himself and a mean man, by one lowe
Marcus Aurelius
"A noble man compares and estimates himself by an idea which is higher than himself; and a mean man, by one lower than himself. The one produces aspiration; the other ambition, which is the way in which a vulgar man aspires"
Marcus Aurelius, Soldier
Small: Men rise from one ambition to another: first, they seek to secure themselves against attack, and then they att
Niccolo Machiavelli
"Men rise from one ambition to another: first, they seek to secure themselves against attack, and then they attack others"
Niccolo Machiavelli, Writer
Small: Ambition is so powerful a passion in the human breast, that however high we reach we are never satisfied
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
"Ambition is so powerful a passion in the human breast, that however high we reach we are never satisfied"
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Poet
Small: Our aversion to lying is commonly a secret ambition to make what we say considerable, and have every word rece
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
"Our aversion to lying is commonly a secret ambition to make what we say considerable, and have every word received with a religious respect"
Francois de La Rochefoucauld, Writer
Small: Moderation is the feebleness and sloth of the soul, whereas ambition is the warmth and activity of it
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
"Moderation is the feebleness and sloth of the soul, whereas ambition is the warmth and activity of it"
Francois de La Rochefoucauld, Writer
Small: Men often pass from love to ambition, but they seldom come back again from ambition to love
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
"Men often pass from love to ambition, but they seldom come back again from ambition to love"
Francois de La Rochefoucauld, Writer
Small: The aim of literary ambition is to demonstrate ones greatness of soul
"The aim of literary ambition is to demonstrate one's greatness of soul"
Mason Cooley, Writer
Small: The same ambition can destroy or save, and make a patriot as it makes a knave
Alexander Pope
"The same ambition can destroy or save, and make a patriot as it makes a knave"
Alexander Pope, Poet
Small: Ambition is a drug that makes its addicts potential madmen
Emile M. Cioran
"Ambition is a drug that makes its addicts potential madmen"
Emile M. Cioran, Philosopher
Small: Nothing else so destroys the power to stand alone as the habit of leaning upon others. If you lean, you will n
Orison Swett Marden
"Nothing else so destroys the power to stand alone as the habit of leaning upon others. If you lean, you will never be strong or original. Stand alone or bury your ambition to be somebody in the world"
Orison Swett Marden, Writer
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