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
Stories About Ambition
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...
How To Make Your Dreams Come True
Submitted by Melanie
“Make your dreams come true”
One poignant question posed by a stranger changed Melanie’s troubled
life: ‘Where will you...
Submitted by Anonymous
I was the quintessential "I can't" child - the poster child for the advancement of the word "can't."
Whatever my mother...
Everyday Hero Stories
Ashley is my hero. She was shocked and moved by the extreme poverty she saw during a trip to Africa when she was eleven years...
Born and raised in Cabrini Green, Chicago's most notorious housing project, Bryant beat the odds and became a person that...
Jessie S. I can't really describe her in a paragraph. She is one of the most influential and wonderful people in my life....
Pass It On
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Olamide Ijaduola, Abuja, Nigeria
Mark A. Hill, Miami , Florida
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Psionic, That One Place
"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