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
Develop a new professional goal.
Complete the chore or task you've been putting off the longest.
Focus on moving forward.
Focus on what you can gain, instead of what you might lose.
Stories About Ambition
Never Give Up...
Submitted by Rudi
Failure. This is what I new was coming on results day from highschool nothing had gone right and to be quite honest I just...
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...
Inspiration Never Sleeps
Submitted by Pertunia Cindi
I was raised by my grandmother with my younger siblings, sadly she passed away & she was the only one we had. We had to live...
Everyday Hero Stories
My brother John is a hero to me. Though he is younger by three years, he set an example of unselfishness at a time in my life...
Dayna was born with a rare disease called schizencephaly. This disease has restricted her from walking and talking since she...
Jane A. started the Hull House in Chicago in 1889 as a community center offering support to the children and adults in the...
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Without ambition, we would not be where we are today.
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