quote by Ellen G. White

Remember that you will never reach a higher standard than you yourself set. Then set your mark high, and step by step, even though it be by painful effort, by self-denial and sacrifice, ascend the whole length of the ladder of progress.

— Ellen G. White

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High ambition quote Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.

Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.

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When routine bites hard, and ambitions are low.

When resentment rides high, but emotion won't grow...and we're changing our ways, taking different roads. Love will tear us apart.

As Christians, I challenge you. Have a great aim - have a high standard - make Jesus your ideal...make Him an ideal not merely to be admired but also to be followed.

High ambition quote Knowing when to walk away is wisdom. Being able to is courage. Walking away, wit

Knowing when to walk away is wisdom. Being able to is courage. Walking away, with your head held high is dignity.

The highly ambitious person, in spite of all his successes, always remains dissatisfied, in the same way as a greedy baby is never satisfied.

How highly should we honor the Macedonians, who for the greater part of their lives never cease from fighting with the barbarians for the sake of the security of Greece? For who is not aware that Greece would have constantly stood in the greater danger, had we not been fenced by the Macedonians and the honorable ambition of their kings?

Let us see how high we can fly before the sun melts the wax in our wings.

High ambition quote Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, by the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.

I see Macbeth as a young, open-faced warrior, who is gradually sucked into a whirpool of events because of his ambition. When he meets the weird sisters and hears their prophecy, he's like the man who hopes to win a million - a gamble for high stakes.

If the leader is filled with high ambition and if he pursues his aims with audacity and strength of will, he will reach them in spite of all obstacles.

Greek myths are heroic, noble and tragic;

but the American Dream is heroic, comical, and uplifting. Americans are a people in whom overweening ambition is rewarded, not punished. The Wright Brothers did not have their wings melt when they flew too high. Perhaps their wings were more soundly built than those of Icarus.

High ambition quote Never turn down your ambition because someone is uncomfortable with the volume.

Never turn down your ambition because someone is uncomfortable with the volume.

Ambition is so powerful a passion in the human breast, that however high we reach we are never satisfied.

When we make our art a practice, when we make our workspace sacred and enter it daily with respect and high intention, then we elevate our actions (even if they're taking place within the profane arena of commerce) beyond ego and above gimme-gimme ambition.

Every time I tried to express my most heartfelt desires to be morally good I met with contempt and ridicule; and as soon as I would give in to vile passions I was praised and encouraged. Ambition, love of power, self-interest, lechery, pride, anger, vengeance-all of it was highly esteemed.

High ambition 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.

Desiring to excel is not a sin. It is motivation that determines ambition's character. Our Lord never taught against the urge to high achievement, but He did expose and condemn unworthy motivation.

Change your attitude and gain some altitude. Believe me, you'll love it up here.

Oh that I were seated as high as my ambition, I'd place my naked foot on the necks of monarchs.

High ambition quote Keep your head and standards high!

Keep your head and standards high!

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My ambition in high school was to be a high school coach and teacher, and that's still what I do: teach.

One of the great tragedies we witness almost daily is the tragedy of men of high aim and low achievement. Their motives are noble. Their proclaimed ambition is praiseworthy. Their capacity to achieve is great. But their discipline is weak. They succumb to indolence. Appetite robs them of will.

Any crusade requires optimism and the ambition to aim high

High ambition quote Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the face.

Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the face.

I'd like them [people] to leave thinking about the challenges women face in the workforce, but more importantly to really feel the emotional highs and lows of those challenges - to have really experienced that unsettling place where ambition crosses over into something else entirely.

The problem in narcissism is not the high ideals and ambitions, it's the difficulty one encounters when trying to give them body.

Aim High, Drive hard.

High ambition quote Declarations of high confidence mainly tell you that an idividual has construced

Declarations of high confidence mainly tell you that an idividual has construced a coherent story in his mind, not necessarily that the story is true.

Yet do I fear thy nature; It is too full o' the milk of human kindness To catch the nearest way: thou wouldst be great; Art not without ambition, but without The illness should attend it: what thou wouldst highly, That wouldst thou holily; wouldst not play false, And yet wouldst wrongly win.

The natural equipment to accomplish some small part of the meaner ambitions distinguishing able men from dead ones. In the last analysis ability is commonly found to consist mainly in a high degree of solemnity.

From my infancy I was imbued with high hopes and a lofty ambition.

High ambition quote True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class i

True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country.

In a certain reign there was a lady not of the first rank whom the emperor loved more than any of the others. The grand ladies with high ambitions thought her a presumptuous upstart, and lesser ladies were still more resentful. Everything she did offended someone.

Laziness is the road to progress, but only when it is allied to intelligent thought and high ambition.

I entered beauty pageants in much the same spirit most people enter politics - with high ideals and ambitions. Similarly, I had to make some adjustments here and there along the way.

High ambition quote The 7 habits of highly effective people.1. Be proactive. 2. Begin with the end i

The 7 habits of highly effective people.1. Be proactive. 2. Begin with the end in mind.3. Put first things first.4. Think win-win.5. Seek first to understand and then to be understood.6. Synergize. 7. Sharpen the saw.

We like them big ... but we'll settle for players with three kinds of bones - a funnybone, a wishbone and a backbone. The funnybone is to enjoy a laugh, even at one's own expense. The wishbone is to think by, set one's goals high and have dreams and ambitions. And the backbone - well, that's what a player needs to get up and go to work and make those dreams come true.

The Miss America contest is the most perfectly rendered theater in our culture, for it so perfectly captures what we yearn for: a low-class ritual, a polished restatement of vulgarity, that wants to open the door to high-class respectability by way of plain middle-class anxiety and ambition.

The decay of decency in the modern age, the rebellion against law and good faith, the treatment of human beings as things, as the mere instruments of power and ambition, is without a doubt the consequence of the decay of the belief in man as something more than an animal animated by highly conditioned reflexes and chemical reactions. For, unless man is something more than that, he has no rights that anyone is bound to respect, and there are no limitations upon his conduct which he is bound to obey.

High ambition 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.

There is a loftier ambition than merely to stand high in the world.

It is to stoop down and lift mankind a little higher.

You may want to prove that you're worthy of other kids or neighbors who were wealthier than you and teased you. You may want to prove that you're worthy of high expectations. But I do think that there is a youthful ambition that very much has to do with making your mark in the world. And I think that cuts across the experiences of a lot of people who end up achieving something significant in their field.

People should be able to rise as hard, high as their hard work, their ambition, their talent will take them.

In a sense, it's less about seeing how high up I can vault than about seeing how deeply I can explore my potential...Ambition for me is about the willingness to work, the ability to mine my own soul fearlessly.

The difference between this film [Your highness] and Pineapple Express was pretty much in the logistics of the technical ambition of the movie, and the size and scope of the movie. Pineapple Express was a great success, and that was something that we wanted to capitalize on, but we wanted this movie to be bigger, more adventuresome, bring a bigger audience to the movie, and challenge ourselves to do something new.

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