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Most people would succeed in small things if they were not troubled with great ambitions. (Quote by - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)

A woman's whole life is a history of the affections. The heart is her world: it is there her ambition strives for empire; it is there her avarice seeks for hidden treasures. She sends forth her sympathies on adventure; she embarks her whole soul on the traffic of affection; and if shipwrecked, her case is hopeless - - for it is a bankruptcy of the heart. (Quote by - Washington Irving)

The average Hollywood film star's ambition is to be admired by an American, courted by an Italian, married to an Englishman and have a French boyfriend. (Quote by - Katharine Hepburn)

Learn to live in this world with self- respect. You should always cherish some ambition of doing something in this world. But remember that the age of selflessness has ended. A new epoch is set in. All things are now possible because of your being able to participate in the politics and legislature of your country. (Quote by - B. R. Ambedkar)

Religion is a means of exploitation employed by the strong against the weak; religion is a cloak of ambition, injustice and vice (Quote by - Georges Bizet)

God made man to go by motives, and he will not go without them, any more than a boat without steam or a balloon without gas. (Quote by - Henry Ward Beecher)

Ambition never is in a greater hurry that I; it merely keeps pace with circumstances and with my general way of thinking. (Quote by - Napoleon Bonaparte)

He was utterly without ambition . He detested business, and would sooner have abdicated his crown than have undergone the trouble of really directing the administration. (Quote by - Thomas Babington Macaulay)

Big results require big ambitions. (Quote by - Heraclitus of Ephesus)

I don't wait for moods. You accomplish nothing if you do that. Your mind must know it has got to get down to work. (Quote by - Pearl S. Buck)

It is my earnest desire that some of you should carry on this scientific work and keep for your ambition the determination to make a permanent contribution to science. (Quote by - Marie Curie)

That sense of ambition, of aspiration, of moving forward, will be very important. (Quote by - Hazel Blears)

My ambition is to have beautiful encounters, not to make money. (Quote by - Juliette Binoche)

Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in. (Quote by - Bill Bradley)

Ambition is but avarice on stilts, and masked. (Quote by - Walter Savage Landor)

He who sacrifices his conscience to ambition burns a picture to obtain the ashes (Quote by - Chinese Proverbs)

Our bodies are shaped to bear children, and our lives are a working out of the processes of creation. All our ambitions and intelligence are beside that great elemental point. (Quote by - Saint Augustine)

It is the constant fault and inseparable evil quality of ambition, that it never looks behind it (Quote by - Seneca)

Ambition has but one reward for all: A little power, a little transient fame; A grave to rest in, and a fading name! (Quote by - Walter Savage Landor)

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude. (Quote by - Thomas Jefferson)

And remember, the people that you've seen here tonight are professionals, so please don't try any of this at home, because you are ugly and hung like a hampster. (Quote by - Nick Frost)

Wisdom alone is true ambition's aim, wisdom is the source of virtue and of fame; obtained with labour, for mankind employed, and then, when most you share it, best enjoyed. (Quote by - Alfred North Whitehea)

The tragedy is that so many have ambition and so few have ability (Quote by - William Feather)

Ambition is a dream with a V8 engine. (Quote by - Elvis Presley)

I have a notion that gamblers are as happy as most people, being always excited; women, wine, fame, the table, even ambition, sate now and then, but every turn of the card and cast of the dice keeps the gambler alive - besides one can game ten times longer than one can do any thing else. (Quote by - Lord Byron)


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