Men often pass from love to ambition, but they seldom come back again from ambition to love.
Moderation is the feebleness and sloth of the soul, whereas ambition is the warmth and activity of it.
Love often leads on to ambition, but seldom does one return from ambition to love.
In Russian, ambition is a bad word. It's arrogant.
You know, I stumble about what I'm going to do. I don't plan. I've never had ambitions.
When it comes to storytelling, not taking risks is riskier than swinging for the fences. I have very simple ambitions when it comes to taking risks in storytelling and programming. I try very hard to avoid the expected.
I applied a lot of the same principles I used in hockey into my acting. I might have had some naive ambitions of making the NHL, but thank God, playing hockey gave me a good foundation for everything else.
I think both running and science reflect certain character traits. I have endurance, patience, and ambition. I'm willing to work hard toward a goal, to push myself and overcome limits. Running and science both let me express these traits.
Maybe wanting to retire is my ambition.
I live close to Hampstead Heath, so when I do have spare time, I like to raise my white blood cell count with a swim in the men's pond. It's an ambition of mine to swim in the ponds on every day of the year.
Communism brought out the worst in human nature and crippled people's ability or ambition to participate in a market economy.
I used to think I had ambition... but now I'm not so sure. It may have been only discontent. They're easily confused.
Ambition is a very good quality to have. Ambition and the competitive spirit go hand in hand.
I've always had the ambition to win a lot of trophies.
I have two trifling ambitions in the theater: to make a lot of people laugh and to make a lot of money.
How do you make it to the top when all you have is ambition and talent? You believe in yourself and surround yourself with other idealistic and talented friends that fuel each other and push against the establishment to take you seriously.
I stare out the window and reflect on the similarity between writing and saving a life and the inevitable failure of one's imagination and one's goals and ambitions to create a character or a life worth saving.
When I was in college, I had only one ambition that one day I would like to be a director.
I have no ambition to surprise my reader. Castles with unknown passages are not compatible with my homely muse.
If something has not been part of your dreams or ambitions, then you are not awestruck by it.