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

On Ambition

Submitted 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...

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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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Be Ambitious With Goals, Not Deadlines

Submitted by Doug Dvorak

As you embark on any new journey, you will inevitably have an idea in your mind of how long it should take you to accomplish...

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Everyday Hero Stories

Angie D

My hero is my aunt, Angie. In February 2008, she was hit by a drunk driver. Not that much damage happened to her. Later on in...

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Dennis D

My dad is without a doubt my hero. He has always worked extremely hard to give my sister and me the things that he didn't...

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Anamitra Roy

Anamitra Roy was born on August 12, 1988 in Bandel, India. He is an editor and director, known for Five No Budget Films...

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