quotes

The Best Quotations

www.best-quotations.com
 


My "other" sites:

best quotations about

Ambition


♣

15 quotesVisits: 63

Quotations

Marilyn MonroeI don't want to make money, I just want to be wonderful.

—  Marilyn Monroe, 1926-1962, American actress

1 likes
Donald TrumpYou have to think anyway, so why not think big?

—  Donald Trump, 1946-, President of the USA

Steve JobsStay Hungry. Stay Foolish.

—  Steve Jobs, 1955-2011, American businessman

     (ending comment in the Stanford Commencement in 2005)

H.L. MenckenThe urge to save humanity is almost always only a false-face for the urge to rule it.

—  H.L. Mencken, 1880-1956, American columnist & cultural critic

Antonio PorchiaOne lives in the hope of becoming a memory.

—  Antonio Porchia, 1885-1968, Italian-Argentinian poet

Antonio PorchiaIf you do not raise your eyes you will think that you are the highest point.

—  Antonio Porchia, 1885-1968, Italian-Argentinian poet

Charles de GaulleNothing great is done without great men, and they are great because they wanted it.

—  Charles de Gaulle, 1890-1970, French President

Stanislaw Jerzy LecYou climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.

—  Stanislaw Jerzy Lec, 1906-1966, Polish author of maxims

Edmund BurkeAmbition can creep as well as soar.

—  Edmund Burke, 1729-1797, British statesman & philosopher

Frank TygerAmbition is enthusiasm with a purpose.

—  Frank Tyger, 1929-2011, American cartoonist

Jean CocteauIn Paris, everybody wants to be an actor; nobody is content to be a spectator.

—  Jean Cocteau, 1889-1963, French artist

Theodore RooseveltKeep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.

—  Theodore Roosevelt, 1858-1919, American President [1901-1909]

Dwight EisenhowerAny man who wants to be president is either an egomaniac or crazy.

—  Dwight Eisenhower, 1890-1969, American general & President

Rutherford B. HayesThe melancholy thing in our public life is the insane desire to get higher.

—  Rutherford B. Hayes, 1822-1893, American President [1877-1881]










comments








Similar Topics

Motives

Vanity

Goals

Self-interest

Self-Improvement

Confidence

Rise & Decline

Career

Competition

Greed

Willpower

Overcoming

Excellence

Contrary Topics

Quitting

Humility

Futility








 
Creative Commons License    This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

2017: Manolis Papathanassiou