Explore the value of Ambition
You may be whatever you resolve to be. Determine to be something in the world and you will be something. “I cannot,” never accomplished anything; "I will try,” has wrought wonders.
Emptiness is a symptom that you are not living creatively. You either have not goal that is important enough to you, or you are not using your talents and efforts in a striving toward an important goal.
This fork in the road happens over a hundred times a day, and it's the choices that you make that will determine the shape of your life.
It is a grand thing to rise in the world. The ambition to do so is the very salt of the earth. It is the parent of all enterprise, and the cause of all improvement.
I've learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances.
At twenty-five I should have worn a big red A on my chest; it would have stood for ambition, an ambition so brazen and burning that it would have reduced Hester Prynne's transgression to pale pink.
If one advances confidently in the direction of one's dreams, and endeavors to live the life which one has imagined, one will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
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Personal Stories About ‘Ambition’
On AmbitionSubmitted by Rosalie Cushman
It is an odd thing, to think you might have peaked in your life; to contemplate however briefly, that the very best, most productive years might be behind you. Odder still, is the acknowledgement that you simply do not operate from the same appetites that once propelled you. It feels strange to discover that just...
AmbitionSubmitted by anita
I always told my children - if you never ask, they can't tell you anything. If you do ask, they just might tell you YES!
Never Give Up...Submitted by Rudi
Failure. This is what I new was coming on results day from highschool nothing had gone right and to be quite honest I just messed about the whole time I was at school and many of you reading this will have done to! but nothing could have prepared me for the bluntness of the few things people said to me that day:...
Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Ambition’
Andrew MSubmitted by
My son Andrew nearly cut off 3 fingers in May 2005 and has had to endure months of physical therapy, surgery and doctors. He has never complained nor given up in all that he has been asked to do. He was in cast and splints all summer, thus he could not keep his summer job as a lifeguard and swimming instructor....
Mary NSubmitted by
My mother is my hero. As a child growing up she lived in a house with her difficult father, who eventually died, leaving her to raise her younger sister while her mother went to work. As a young mother in 1971 (children 4, 3 and 1) she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer and given less than 6 months to live....
Hershal WSubmitted by James Williams
Like many people that have come and gone I was at a very, very low point in my life. I was a little over weight and had a slight speech impediment when I was going into the eigth grade. i had been made fun of comstantly being referred to my weight or speeh, or anything else. What helped me was this little...
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Ambition is the desire and discipline to reach your destiny.
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