You never fail until you stop trying.
A pen is certainly an excellent instrument to fix a man's attention and to inflame his ambition.john adams
As fall the dews on quenchless sands, blood only serves to wash Ambition's hands!lord byron
Ambition is the last refuge of the failure.Oscar Wilde,"Phrases and Philosophies for the use of the Young", in The Chameleon (Oxford, December 1894).
I see, but cannot reach, the height that lies forever in the light.Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Here may we reign secure, and in my choice to reign is worth ambition, though in Hell. Better to reign in hell than serve in heaven.john milton
But see how oft ambition's aims are cross'd, and chiefs contend 'til all the prize is lost!Alexander Pope
How like a mounting devil in the heart rules the unreined ambition!nathaniel parker willis
Ambition has but one reward for all: a little power, a little transient fame, a grave to rest in, and a fading name!william winter
For all may have, If they dare try, a glorious life, or grave.George Herbert
Here may we reign secure, and in my choice To reign is worth ambition, though in Hell. Better to reign in hell than serve in heaven.john milton
And mad ambition trumpeteth to all.Nathaniel Parker Willis, from a poem delivered at the Departure of the Senior Class of Yale College (1827).
All sins have their origin in a sense of inferiority, otherwise called ambition.cesare pavese
Ambition never comes to an end.Yoshida Kenk?, Tsurezure-Gusa (Essays in Idleness) (ca. 14th century).
Most people would succeed in small things, if they were not troubled with great ambitions.Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Obviously, personal responsibility is important. But there's no evidence that people who are poor are less ambitious than anyone else. In fact, many work long hours at backbreaking jobs.Robert Reich
Gratitude looks to the past and love to the present; fear, avarice, lust, and ambition look ahead.c. s. lewis
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.Leslie Calvin Brown
Gratitude looks to the past and love to the present: fear, avarice, lust and ambition look ahead.c. s. lewis
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