Found 4,434 quotes starting with A:


Always when I see a man fond of praise I always think it is because he is an affectionate man craving for affection.
– J. B. Yeats
Always win; but if you must lose, make the person in front of you break the record.
– Steve Knight
am I going to live"?
– Toni Ketchell
Am I motivated by what I really want out of life -- or am I mass-motivated?
– Earl Nightingale
Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them
– Abraham Lincoln
Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?
– Abraham Lincoln
Am I willing to give up what I have in order to be what I am not yet? Am I able to follow the spirit of love into the desert? It is a frightening and sacred moment. There is no return. One's life is charged forever. It is the fire that gives us our shape.
– Mary Caroline Richards
Ama me fideliter Fidem meam noto De corde totaliter Et ex mente tota, Sum presentialiter Absens in remota.
– Anonymous
Ambition -- it is the last infirmity of noble minds.
– J. M. Barrie
Ambition breaks the ties of blood, and forgets the obligations of gratitude.
– Walter Scott
Ambition can creep as well as soar.
– Edmund Burke
Ambition drove many men to become false to have one thought locked in the breast, another ready on the tongue.
– Sallust
Ambition drove many men to become false; to have one thought locked in the breast, another ready on the tongue.
– Sallust, The War with Catiline
Ambition has its disappointments to sour us...
– Benjamin Franklin
Ambition is a dream with a V8 engine.
– Elvis Presley
Ambition is a poor excuse for not having sense enough to be lazy.
– Charlie McCarthy
Ambition is an idol, on whose wings great minds are carried only to extreme; to be sublimely great or to be nothing.
– Robert Southey
Ambition is but avarice on stilts and masked.
– Walter Savage Landor
Ambition is like a frog sitting on a Venus's-flytrap. The flytrap can bite and bite, but it won't bother the frog because it only has little tiny plant teeth. But some other stuff could happen and it could be like ambition.
– Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
Ambition is not a vice of little people.
– Michel de Montaigne
Ambition is not what a man would do, but what a man does, for ambition without action is fantasy.
– Bryant McGill
Ambition is not what man does... but what man would do.
– Robert Browning
Ambition is putting a ladder against the sky.
– American Proverb
Ambition is so powerful a passion in the human breast, that however high we reach we are never satisfied.
– Niccolo Machiavelli
Ambition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices so climbing is performed in the same posture with creeping.
– Jonathan Swift

We need you!

Help build the largest human-edited quotes collection on the web!

The Web's Largest Resource for

Famous Quotes & Sayings

A Member Of The STANDS4 Network