Ambition Quotes

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

“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

“Don’t let ambition get so far ahead that it loses sight of the job at hand.”  William Feather

“I would rather be a little nobody, then to be a evil somebody.” Abraham Lincoln

“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

“Ambition is pitiless. Any merit that it cannot use it finds despicable.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt

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

“Every man of ambition has to fight his century with its own weapons. What this century worships is wealth. The God of this century is wealth. To succeed one must have wealth. At all costs one must have wealth.” ― Oscar Wilde

“Grab it while you can because tomorrow could suck you dry.”― Nora Roberts

“I’ve got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom.” ― Thomas Carlyle

“Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.” ― Walter H. Cottingham

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

“The biggest changes in a women’s nature are brought by love; in man, by ambition” ― Rabindranath Tagore

“Momentum builds success.” ― Suzy Kassem

“I want to score more goals; the main ambition is goals.” Marcus Rashford

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

“Ambition is a poor excuse for not having sense enough to be lazy.” Milan Kundera

“Ambition is the immoderate desire for power.”― Baruch Spinoza

“My ambition is to be happy.” ― Penelope Cruz

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

“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. How far I shall succeed in gratifying this ambition is yet to be developed.” Abraham Lincoln

“All ambitions are lawful except those which climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind.”  Joseph Conrad

“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

“My mouth is full of decayed teeth and my soul of decayed ambitions.”  James Joyce