Big results require big ambitions.— Heraclitus
Genuine My Ambition quotations
I am naturally fond of adventure, a little ambitious, and a good deal romantic - but patriotism was the true secret of my success.
Life passes most people by while they're making grand plans for it.
I would rather win souls than be the greatest king or emperor on earth;
I would rather win souls than be the greatest general that ever commanded an army; I would rather win souls than be the greatest poet, or novelist, or literary man who ever walked the earth. My one ambition in life is to win as many as possible.
My boy, you must find a kingdom big enough for your ambitions. Macedon is too small for you.
It is my ambition to say in ten sentences what others say in a whole book.
When I was young, my ambition was to be one of the people who made a difference in this world. My hope is to leave the world a little better for having been there.
At the age of six I wanted to be a cook.
At seven I wanted to be Napoleon. And my ambition has been growing steadily ever since.
Mountains are not stadiums where I satisfy my ambition to achieve, they are the cathedrals where I practice my religion.
My main ambition in life is to be on the Devil's most wanted list.
All the people throughout my life who were naysayers pissed me off.
But they've all given me a fervor; an angry ambition that cannot be stopped - and I look forward to finding a therapist and working on that.
My sole ambition as a composer is to hurl my javelin into the infinite space of the future.
I have no fear, I have only ambition, and I want mine, And I will do anything to protect and feed my family.
Ambition is the way in which a vulgar man aspires.
The main aim is to up my game at every possible turn without compromise.
My life is like a memento mori painting from European art: there is always a grinning skull at my side to remind me of the folly of human ambition.
Whatever ambivalence I felt about my own career, Frankie more than made up for it with his ambition and tenacity.
My ambition is to be happy.
I will be satisfied if my epitaph shall be written thus: 'Here lies one who never rose to any eminence, who only courted the low ambition to have it said that he striven to ameliorate the condition of the poor, the lowly, the downtrodden of every race and language and color.'
My ambition was to become the best climber and I never did.
I think that goal was a wrong goal. A better one is to put more emphasis on enjoyment and on getting a rounded experience and on things like friendship, rather than on sheer achievement.
My main ambition as a gardener is to water my orange trees with gin, then all I have to do is squeeze the juice into a glass.
The man who starts out simply with the idea of getting rich won't succeed, you must have a larger ambition.
My ambition is that I have the best players who can collaborate with each other to form the best team in the world.
My sole ambition is to rid Mexico of the class that has oppressed her and given the people a chance to know what real liberty means. And if I could bring that about today by giving up my life, I would do it gladly.
The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.
I had no ambition to make a fortune. Mere money-making has never been my goal, I had an ambition to build.
All my ambition is, I own, to profit and to please unknown;
like streams supplied from springs below, which scatter blessings as they go.
May each of my grandsons know, at an early age, what his life's ambition is -- and may he be successful in his pursuit of that goal.
I had given up ( around 1950, fh) any ambition of making a career as an artist…..I had lost all interest in the art shown in galleries and museums, and I no longer aspired to fit in that world. I loved the paintings done by children, and my only desire was to do the same for my own pleasure.
I totally enjoy what I'm doing and bringing joy into people's lives.
To me, and if I can bring one second of joy into a child or a grown-up's life, then I have achieved my lifetime ambition.
Secret of my success was to have ambition and know minds of men.
My ambition has always been to reduce a building's support to a minimum.
The more we diminish supporting structures, the more audacious and important the architecture is. That has been my life's work.
Driving race cars was an avenue for me to learn how to build my own car, and that was my ambition all along.
He who blinded by ambition, raises himself to a position whence he cannot mount higher, must thereafter fall with the greatest loss.
Driving by my ambitions, desire higher positions, to see eternally and my mission, to be more than just a rap musician.