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Ambition -- it is the last infirmity of noble minds.
– J. M. Barrie
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Ambition breaks the ties of blood, and forgets the obligations of gratitude.
– Walter Scott
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Ambition can creep as well as soar.
– Edmund Burke
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Ambition drove many men to become false to have one thought locked in the breast, another ready on the tongue.
– Sallust
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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
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Ambition has its disappointments to sour us...
– Benjamin Franklin
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Ambition is a dream with a V8 engine.
– Elvis Presley
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Ambition is a poor excuse for not having sense enough to be lazy.
– Charlie McCarthy
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Ambition is an idol, on whose wings great minds are carried only to extreme; to be sublimely great or to be nothing.
– Robert Southey
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Ambition is but avarice on stilts and masked.
– Walter Savage Landor
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Ambition is not a vice of little people.
– Michel de Montaigne
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Ambition is not what a man would do, but what a man does, for ambition without action is fantasy.
– Bryant McGill
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Ambition is not what man does... but what man would do.
– Robert Browning
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Ambition is putting a ladder against the sky.
– American Proverb
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Ambition is so powerful a passion in the human breast, that however high we reach we are never satisfied.
– Niccolo Machiavelli
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Ambition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices so climbing is performed in the same posture with creeping.
– Jonathan Swift
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Ambition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the same posture with creeping.
– Jonathan Swift, Miscellanies, 1711
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Ambition's true reward can only be gotten without ambition's trade.
– Leslie Miklosy
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Ambitions are the Dreams we Believe can be fulfilled
– Siddharth Astir
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America - a great social and economic experiment, noble in motive and far-reaching in purpose.
– Herbert Hoover
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America believes in education the average professor earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week.
– Evan Esar
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America believes in education: the average professor earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week.
– Evan Esar
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America did not invent human rights. In a very real sense ... human rights invented America.
– James Earl Jimmy Carter, Jr.
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America did not invent human rights. In a very real sense... human rights invented America.
– Jimmy Carter
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America does not go abroad in search of monsters to destroy. She is the well-wisher to freedom and independence of all. She is the champion and vindicator only of her own.
– John Quincy Adams
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