Ambition is an earnest desire for achievement or distinction.

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  • “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

I Can't

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...

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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...

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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...

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Everyday Hero Stories

Estephania And Esperanza

These sisters are my heroes because they created Project Literacy, a neighborhood tutoring program where middle school...

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Lisa H

My hero is the most passionate person I have ever met. She is the embodiment of "Do what you love, love what you do." She is...

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Marda S

My young mom is my hero. She started from scratch. My father did not treat us right and left. She raised me alone since I was...

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