Ambition Quotes

The tragedy is that so many have ambition and so few have ability

William Feather

Ambition is enthusiasm with a purpose

Frank Tyger

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

Bill Bradley

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 rumour.

Aldous Huxley

Vanity makes men ridiculous, pride odious and ambition terrible.

Sir Richard Steele

Focusing your life solely on making a buck shows a certain poverty of ambition. It asks too little of yourself. Because it's only when you hitch your wagon to something larger than yourself that you realize your true potential.

Barack Obama

Ambition is an idol, on whose wings great minds are carried only to extreme; to be sublimely great or to be nothing.

Robert Southey

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

Ambition is a vice, but it may be the father of virtue


Nothing arouses ambition so much in the heart as the trumpet-clang of another's fame.

Baltasar Gracian

A man without ambition is dead. A man with ambition but no love is dead. A man with ambition and love for his blessings here on earth is ever so alive.

Pearl Bailey

To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all ambition.

Samuel Johnson

He who sacrifices his conscience to ambition burns a picture to obtain the ashes

Chinese Proverbs

Ambition is like a frog sitting on a Venus Flytrap. The flytrap can bite and bite, but it won't bother the frog because it only has little tiny plant teeth. But some other stuff could happen and it could be like ambition.

Jack Handy

Ambition is like love, impatient both of delays and rivals.

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