Ambition Quotes

Take the course opposite to custom and you will almost always do well.

You are the fellow who has to decide Whether you’ll do it or toss it aside. You are the fellow who makes up your mind Whether you’ll lead or linger behind- Whether you’ll try for the goal that’s afar Or be contented to stay where you are. Take it or leave it. Here’s something to […]

The biggest human temptation is not to have too much ambition, but to settle for too little.

Ambition, old as mankind, the immemorial weakness of the strong.

Devotion to duty is a fire that warms us but worldly ambition is a fire that consumes us.

If men cease to believe that they will one day become gods then they will surely become worms.

It is the nature of ambition to make men liars and cheats, to hide the truth in their breasts, and show, like jugglers, another thing in their mouths, to cut all friendships and enmities to the measure of their own interest, and to make a good countenance without the help of good will.

Better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.

Ambition is not a vice of little people.

It is the constant fault and inseparable evil quality of ambition, that it never looks behind it.