Ambition Quotes & Sayings

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Ambition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the same posture with creeping. - Jonathan Swift
A man's worth is no greater than his ambitions. - Marcus Aurelius
Perhaps middle age is, or should be, a period of shedding shells; the shell of ambition, the shell of material accumulations and possessions, the shell of the ego. - Anne Morrow Lindbergh
If we do not know ourselves to be full of pride, ambition, lust, weakness, misery, and injustice, we are indeed blind. And if, knowing this, we do not desire deliverance, what can we say of a man? - Blaise Pascal
What seems to be generosity is often no more than disguised ambition, which overlooks a small interest in order to secure a great one. - Francois de la Rochefoucauld
At the age of six years I wanted to be a chef. At the age of seven I wanted to be Napoleon. My ambitions have continued to grow at the same rate ever since. - Salvador Dali
The love of fame is almost another name for the love of excellence; or it is the ambition to attain the highest excellence, sanctioned by the highest authority, that of time. - William Hazlitt
There is a loftier ambition than merely to stand high in the world. It is to stoop down and lift mankind a little higher. - Henry Jackson Van Dyke