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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Pushing Forward

Submitted by Xavier Glessner

Being in Hawaii, visiting my mom for the summer, I learned something from her that I took going into my senior year in high...

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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...

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Everyday Hero Stories

Anand R

My hero is my husband. He has been a constant motivator who has encouraged me to study further after having two sons and...

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Trent M

I picked my dad to be my hero for a lot of reasons. The first reason is he has always been there for me to help me along the...

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My Grandmother

My grandmother (1912-1986) was a 1st and 2nd grade teacher. She lost her mother to influenza during the flu epidemic in 1919,...

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