quote by Sarah Emma Edmonds

I am naturally fond of adventure, a little ambitious, and a good deal romantic - but patriotism was the true secret of my success.

— Sarah Emma Edmonds

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Ambitious women quote The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wi
The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.

I just love bossy women. I could be around them all day. To me, bossy is not a pejorative term at all. It means somebody's passionate and engaged and ambitious and doesn't mind leading.

Here you have an incredibly ambitious, accomplished woman who comes up against some of the same problems that women in power come up against today. Cleopatra plays an oddly pivotal role in world history as well; in her lifetime, Alexandria is the center of the universe, Rome is still a backwater.

Ambitious women quote I'm tough, ambitious and I know exactly what I want. If that makes me a bitch, o
I'm tough, ambitious and I know exactly what I want. If that makes me a bitch, okay.

I absolutely adore and idolise women.

All women. I think they are all amazing. The female musicians I've met have been far more inspiring than the male ones. Women tend to be much more creative and ambitious. I think I may have been a woman in a past life.

Traditionally women have been more reticent to acknowledge their ambition and to say it with pride. So I like having people who work for us who are ambitious, engaged, respectful. Mis-hiring is a huge mistake. It's a tremendous opportunity cost throwing the position to the wrong person.


We need to reshape our own perception of how we view ourselves.

We have to step up as women and take the lead.

Ambitious women quote I'm usually good about my temper, but all these men trying to control women's bo
I'm usually good about my temper, but all these men trying to control women's bodies are really beginning to piss me off.

It takes people a long time to learn the difference between talent and genius, especially ambitious young men and women.

If a woman is sufficiently ambitious, determined and gifted, there is practically nothing she can't do.

Someone who values fairness and expects or, even better, wants to do his share in the home. These men exist and, trust me, over time, nothing is sexier.

Ambitious women quote Girls compete with each other. Women empower one another.
Girls compete with each other. Women empower one another.

Other women who are killing it should motivate you, thrill you, challenge you and inspire you.


One of the things that happens in my house on the holidays is after dessert, we sit down to a very ambitious men-versus-women game of Trivial Pursuit. It's brutal. And there's a trophy.

I'm tough, ambitious and I know exactly what I want.

Ambitious women quote We have to free the half of the human race, the women, so that they can help to
We have to free the half of the human race, the women, so that they can help to free the other half.

Until women are as ambitious as men, they're not gong to achieve as much as men.

When it comes time to settle down, find someone who wants an equal partner.

Someone who thinks women should be smart, opinionated, and ambitious.

When looking for a life partner, my advice to women is date all of them: the bad boys, the cool boys, the commitment-phobic boys, the crazy boys. But do not marry them. The things that make the bad boys sexy do not make them good husbands.

Ambitious women quote Decisiveness is a characteristic of high-performing men and women. Almost any de
Decisiveness is a characteristic of high-performing men and women. Almost any decision is better than no decision at all.

You know I have never met a woman who is not strong. They don't exist.

I surround myself with women who inspire me to be more ambitious, and who constantly astonish me with their magnetism, style, and smarts.

The people who are going into music who hunger, they're going into pop music.

There are some badass women who are ambitious and hungry and brave, and they're in pop.

Ambitious women quote How have you remained a one women man? "She is my best friend, would you want to
How have you remained a one women man? "She is my best friend, would you want to hurt your best friend?

That is a huge need for a lot of women, even in 2016.

You can have the most ambitious career woman, and at the end of the day, she's like, 'I just want to be a mom.

I am not a career woman, and I would never have become one in normal life, because I am not ambitious enough for that.


The term girl not only serves to avoid certain anxiety-arousing connotations inherent in the word woman regarding aggression, sexuality, and reproduction, it also serves to impart a tone of frivolousness and lack of seriousness to ambitious, intellectual, and competitive striving that women may pursue.

Ambitious women quote Don't be scared to be ambitious. It's not a humiliation to have a high target an
Don't be scared to be ambitious. It's not a humiliation to have a high target and to fail. The real humiliation is to have a target and not to give everything to reach it.

I think 'ambitious' is one of those adjectives used for women in a derogatory way.

I'm attracted to women who are smart and funny and ambitious and have lives of their own and great families. Isn't that what attracts anyone?

Once the social and spiritual opening was created for women in the form of spiritualism, suddenly ambitious women who wanted to participate in the culture had a kind of a voice.

Ambitious women quote Respect for women is one of the greatest gifts a father can show to a son.
Respect for women is one of the greatest gifts a father can show to a son.

I'm fascinated by the journey that an intelligent and an ambitious woman makes in the professional world in contrast to the journey that a man of similar ambition, of similar intelligence makes. What sort of concessions does a woman have to make? Does she have to work 20 percent harder than a man?


An Ambitious woman shewes her selfe to bee a troublesome disturber of the world, powerfull to make smale things great, and great monstrous

Aggressive and hard-charging women violate unwritten rules about acceptable social conduct. Men are continually applauded for being ambitious and powerful and successful, but women who display these same traits often pay a social penalty. Female accomplishments come at a cost.

Ambitious women quote The abuse of women and girls is the most pervasive
The abuse of women and girls is the most pervasive

If I were money-motivated, I would spread insidious lies that marijuana is dangerous and addictive and leads to dancing with white women, that your children are at risk of riding that freight train straight into hell or an opium den. Then I'd parlay that fear into a chain of overpriced "rehab" centers that can cure them and shake Satan from their souls. But I am not that ambitious. I am a drunk.

[Ginsburg's] feminism was very sweeping and very ambitious and very consistent.

Justice O'Connor had a more case-by-case, pragmatic approach to her feminism. They were not entirely the same, [but] I think that they shared the most important thing, which is the belief that they were worthy and that therefore other women were worthy.

I'm ambitious but I'm not particularly competitive.

I'll try to get roles, as I think it's healthy to go for things, but... I think there's too much competition between women already. It's important to have female solidarity and support each other and other actresses.

Ambitious women quote Seize the moment. Remember all those women on the Titanic who waved off the dess
Seize the moment. Remember all those women on the Titanic who waved off the dessert cart.

For years, more women were steered toward the studio or toward being a reporter.

If that's what you want to do and that's what you love - by all means, go do it. That's OK to be ambitious and do things that are out of the norm if that's the route you want to take. We're already seeing women breaking down those barriers in what was once male-dominated. There are opportunities for women to fill those roles.

Marla [from Rules Don't Apply] especially, believed that she has a certain set of rules that she had to abide by, in order to be successful in Hollywood. How she acted, how she approached things and even in her relationship with her mother - there were a lot more rules and regulations expected of ambitious women, even before they got into the door.

They talk about how men are chasers, but women are just like that too.

At least a lot of the women that I know, who tend to be ambitious, professionally driven women, they love that. Like seeking something professional that is hard to get, I think they feel the same way about men.

I certainly want to be ambitious for women.

I'm ambitious for myself. I think women can definitely find areas in which they want to excel.

All women are ambitious naturallie

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