Funny Ambition Sayings and Quotes

Funny Ambition Sayings Quotes and Quotations Collection

To be ambitious of true honor, of the true glory and perfection of our natures, is the very principle and incentive of virtue.
---Sir Philip Sidney ---

Every child has great ambitions. As he grows, he is bombarded by negative suggestions -- you can't do this; you can't do that; be careful; look for security, and so on. Year by year, he experiences the ''realities'' of life, and his ambitions fade away. Figuratively speaking, most children die by the time they reach their adulthood.
---Shall Sinha ---

Ambition if it feeds at all, does so on the ambition of others.
----Susan Sontag 1933--, American Essayist --

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

There are glimpses of heaven to us in every act, or thought, or word, that raises us above ourselves.
---Arthur P. Stanley ---

Ambition often puts Men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the same position with creeping.
----Jonathan Swift 1667-1745, Anglo-Irish Satirist ---

If you wish to reach the highest, begin at the lowest.
----Publilius Syrus 1st Century BC, Roman Writer ---

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

As he was valiant, I honor him. But as he was ambitious, I slew him.
----William Shakespeare---

The very substance of the ambitious is merely the shadow of a dream.
---William Shakespeare---

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