I've got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom.
I had lost my way for some time, so I need to do things that I am happy with. It's not about being the number one heroine or money. It's about doing roles that I enjoy. My biggest ambition is happiness.
Failure is only postponed success as long as courage 'coaches' ambition. The habit of persistence is the habit of victory.
Most people would succeed in small things if they were not troubled with great ambitions.
I have no ambition to govern men; it is a painful and thankless office.
What we have, what we wish we had - ambitions fulfilled, ambitions disappointed, investments won, investments lost, elections won, elections lost - these things may occupy our attention, but they do not define us.
A belief in hell and the knowledge that every ambition is doomed to frustration at the hands of a skeleton have never prevented the majority of human beings from behaving as though death were no more than an unfounded rumor.
Ambition never is in a greater hurry than I; it merely keeps pace with circumstances and with my general way of thinking.
Drugs are the enemies of ambition and hope - and when we fight against drugs we are fighting for the future.
The world has nothing to fear from military ambition in our Government.
Accidents on big mountains happen when people's ambitions cloud their good judgment. Good climbing is about climbing with heart and with instinct, not ambition and pride.
Queen songs tend to be about very personal things: personal dreams and personal ambitions.
I have to make sure I stay focused and have the same ambition I've always had and work hard - that's the key to success.
If you want a nation to have space exploration ambitions, you've got to send humans.
The same ambition can destroy or save, and make a patriot as it makes a knave.
I'm instinctively very suspicious and guarded, and I try to counteract it so much. I find reason allows you to be open, and my only sort of ambition in life is to try and be as open as possible.
An actor should always let humility outweigh ambition.
Ambition may be defined as the willingness to receive any number of hits on the nose.
My favorite literary heroine is Jo March. It is hard to overstate what she meant to a small, plain girl called Jo, who had a hot temper and a burning ambition to be a writer.
Ambition is so powerful a passion in the human breast, that however high we reach we are never satisfied.
I was an aspiring astrophysicist, and that's how I defined myself, not by my skin color. People didn't treat me as someone with science ambitions. They treated me as someone they thought was going to mug them, or who was a shoplifter.