Ambition is like love, impatient both of delays and rivals.
My ambition is to be happy.
My only ambition is to be true every moment I am living.
At the age of six I wanted to be a cook. At seven I wanted to be Napoleon. And my ambition has been growing steadily ever since.
Religion is a means of exploitation employed by the strong against the weak; religion is a cloak of ambition, injustice and vice.
If boyhood and youth are but vanity, must it not be our ambition to become men?
Ambition is the germ from which all growth of nobleness proceeds.
I didn't have any ambition to produce big mainstream popcorn movies.
Ambition is the root of politics.
Ambition is a poor excuse for not having sense enough to be lazy.
If you are ambitious you are political. Your ambition may take the form of religion, but the politics is there. Then you are competing with other saints.
Every man is said to have his peculiar ambition. Whether it be true or not, I can say for one that I have no other so great as that of being truly esteemed of my fellow men, by rendering myself worthy of their esteem.
The universe is not required to be in perfect harmony with human ambition.
Men rise from one ambition to another: first, they seek to secure themselves against attack, and then they attack others.
Big results require big ambitions.
Ambition should be made of sterner stuff.
Time is the only critic without ambition.
There are so many things to take into account - your ambition, your ego, the press, the consumers. You can never be sure that you'll be on top of the pile again.
Though ambition itself be a vice, yet it is often times the cause of virtues.
The man of petty ambition if invited to dinner will be eager to be set next his host.
Ambition never is in a greater hurry that I; it merely keeps pace with circumstances and with my general way of thinking.
It is my fervent wish and my greatest ambition to leave a work with a few useful instructions for the pianists after me.
Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.
Five enemies of peace inhabit with us - avarice, ambition, envy, anger, and pride; if these were to be banished, we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace.
The movies that are made more thoughtfully or made or with more ambition often get just get drowned out by the noise.