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
Stories About Ambition
Submitted by anita
I always told my children - if you never ask, they can't tell you anything.
If you do ask, they just might tell you YES!
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...
Submitted by Anonymous
Years of anticipating this time has finally arrived, there were times when I thought we would never get here. We are having...
Everyday Hero Stories
Mrs. Attaway teaches pre-algebra and algebra at a local middle school in my town and has taught thousands of students. Sure,...
Kezia is my mother. I nominate her because of the hard work she did in bringing up the ten of us. Neither she nor my dad had...
My hero is my 14 year old son. A year ago he sustained several devastating injuries including traumatic brain trauma. Today,...
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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.
The Doctor, Galafrey