Ambitious Quotes

Some quotes about the ambitious

Those who are believed to be most abject and humble are usually most ambitious and envious.
Baruch Spinoza
Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in.
Bill Bradley
The very substance of the ambitious is merely the shadow of a dream.
William Shakespeare
Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition.
Marilyn Monroe
To be free in an age like ours, one must be in a position of authority. That in itself would be enough to make me ambitious.
Hannah Arendt
Big results require big ambitions.
The slave has but one master, the ambitious man has as many as there are persons whose aid may contribute to the advancement of his fortunes.
Jean de la Bruyere
People have always thought that I wasn’t ambitious. They judged by appearances and were fooled. I was competitive. I wanted success and was willing to work for it.
Perry Como
When ambition ends, happiness begins.
Thomas Merton
Ambition may be defined as the willingness to receive any number of hits on the nose.
Wilfred Owen
I’m ambitious in the sense that I raise the bar high for myself.
Darren Criss
For the most ambitious young people, the corporate ladder is obsolete.
Paul Graham
Men rise from one ambition to another: first, they seek to secure themselves against attack, and then they attack others.
Niccolo Machiavelli
You really have to be ambitious and have that drive to really become well known and successful as a standup.
Kevin Nealon
I’m belligerent rather than ambitious.
Ian Hart
I’ve always been ambitious since I was nine years old and that was never going to change.
Katy Perry
I’m much more ambitious than I’d like to admit.
Lauren Velez
Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.
Salvador Dali
Everybody is ambitious. The question is whether he is ambitious to be or ambitious to do.
Jean Monnet
If you are ambitious you can have a moment of glory but it will most likely be temporary. But talent always finds its way out.
Natalia Vodianova
A man’s worth is no greater than his ambitions.
Marcus Aurelius
The universe is not required to be in perfect harmony with human ambition.
Carl Sagan
I’m ambitious. But if I weren’t as talented as I am ambitious, I would be a gross monstrosity.
Madonna Ciccone
As he was valiant, I honour him. But as he was ambitious, I slew him.
William Shakespeare
A strength to harm is perilous in the hand of an ambitious head.
Elizabeth I
The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.
Maya Angelou

2 thoughts on “Ambitious Quotes”

  1. As they say excess of everything is bad; I believe same goes for being ambitious, especially about less important stuff in life.

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