Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition.
How to find joy? Let your ambition disappear; ambition is the barrier.
As a teenager I was so insecure. I was the type of guy that never fitted in because he never dared to choose. I was convinced I had absolutely no talent at all. For nothing. And that thought took away all my ambition too.
Ambition is the last refuge of the failure.
I have no ambition to govern men; it is a painful and thankless office.
Ambition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the same posture with creeping.
Dependence begets subservience and venality, suffocates the germ of virtue, and prepares fit tools for the designs of ambition.
In a couple, sometimes, one or both people have to give up their personal life, dreams and ambitions for the good of the family.
My mouth is full of decayed teeth and my soul of decayed ambitions.
Ambition leads me not only farther than any other man has been before me, but as far as I think it possible for man to go.
Ambition aspires to descend.
Our ambition should be to rule ourselves, the true kingdom for each one of us; and true progress is to know more, and be more, and to do more.
Great ambition is the passion of a great character. Those endowed with it may perform very good or very bad acts. All depends on the principles which direct them.
My ambition is to do a good job. I never plan anything.
Wherever there is desire and ambition, you are in bondage.
My ambition is to have beautiful encounters, not to make money.
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.