Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Category: Ambition.

The repository contains 30 quotes in the category “Ambition.”
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Big jobs usually go to the men who prove their ability to outgrow small ones.

Ralph Waldo Emerson
1803 — 1882

For a man to achieve all that is demanded of him he must regard himself as greater than he is.

1749 — 1832

We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.

Oscar Wilde
1854 — 1900

Show me a thoroughly satisfied man, and I will show you a failure.

Thomas Edison
1847 — 1931

Ambition has no rest.

Edward Bulwer-Lytton
1803 — 1873

If I have seen further it is because I have stood on the shoulders of giants.

Sir Isaac Newton
1643 — 1727

The higher we soar the smaller we appear to those who cannot fly.

Friedrich Nietzsche
1844 — 1900

The great and glorious masterpiece of humanity is to know how to live with a purpose.

Michel de Montaigne
1533 — 1592

One’s determination will lead to others success.

Haran Alal

All rising to a great place is by a winding stair.

Francis Bacon
1561 — 1626

No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings.

William Blake
1757 — 1827

If you aspire to the highest place it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third.

106 A.D. — 43

When you cease to dream, you cease to live.

Malcolm S. Forbes
1919 — 1990

To the timid and hesitating, everything is impossible because it seems so.

Sir Walter Scott
1771 — 1832

I knew it would ruin my arm, but one year of 25-7 is worth five of 15-15.

Steve Stone
1947 —     

The only way to predict your future is to invent it.

Jaco van Eck

Ambition is a poor excuse for not having enough sense to be lazy.

Steven Wright
1955 —     

Don’t waste your time thinking about who you ought to be, just be content with who you’re becoming.


Only those who push too far, see how far they can go.


If you’re not the lead dog, the scenery never changes.


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