Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.
Ambition is not what a man would do, but what a man does, for ambition without action is fantasy.
You can't build a reputation on what you're going to do.
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.
If you wish to reach the highest, begin at the lowest.
I have no ambition to govern men; it is a painful and thankless office.
So many worlds, so much to do, so little done, such things to be.
The universe is not required to be in perfect harmony with human ambition.
You have to be a bastard to make it, and that's a fact. And the Beatles are the biggest bastards on earth.
It is my ambition to say in ten sentences what others say in a whole book.
Nothing we achieve in this world is achieved alone. It is always achieved with others teaching us along the way.
Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.
Hasty climbers have sudden falls.
When ambition ends, happiness begins.