Ambition is an earnest desire for achievement or distinction.
“Moderation is the feebleness and sloth of the soul, whereas ambition is the warmth and activity of it.”
—François Duc De La Rochefoucauld Writer, Moralist
“You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take.”
—Wayne Gretzky Retired Professional Ice Hockey Player
“Never look down to test the ground before taking your next step; only he who keeps his eye fixed on the far horizon will find the right road.”
—Dag Hammarskjold Swedish Political Leader, Secretary General Of The United Nations
“The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.”
—Elbert Hubbard Philosopher, Author, Publisher
“Great minds have purposes, others have wishes.”
—Washington Irving Author
Value Ideas For Ambition
Focus on what you can gain, instead of what you might lose.
Develop a new professional goal.
Focus on moving forward.
Complete the chore or task you've been putting off the longest.
Stories About Ambition
Submitted 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!
My Son Is My Hero
Submitted by Jen
My son was diagnosed with a rare and deadly cancer at 6 years old. We didn't know where he would be 4 years later as the odds...
Submitted by Xavier Glessner
Being in Hawaii, visiting my mom for the summer, I learned something from her that I took going into my senior year in high...
Everyday Hero Stories
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My mother has been there through thick and thin. She was a single mother of me and my big sister. Working hard and still...
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"A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty."
Gabriela, New Jersey
Without ambition, we would not be where we are today.
The Doctor, Galafrey