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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

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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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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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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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...

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Bryant L

Born and raised in Cabrini Green, Chicago's most notorious housing project, Bryant beat the odds and became a person that...

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Jessie S

Jessie S. I can't really describe her in a paragraph. She is one of the most influential and wonderful people in my life....

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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.
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