Inspirational Quotes


Ambition quotes

I respect highly ambitious people. Like other ambitious people, sometimes that means I’m down on myself or hit a wall in my efforts to pursue my dreams.
In moments like this, when I want to overanalyze what I’m doing wrong, it’s helpful to zone out for a second and let the pros fill my brain with a bit of a pick-me-up.

Outstanding accomplishments and significant progress have been made. And those who possess it have the world at their fingertips.
With that said, if you’re searching for a few powerful words to help you fire up your desire and determination to achieve your worthwhile goals, then you’ll appreciate this collection of ambition quotes.

Quotes and Sayings About Ambition

Failure for Success
Failure for Success

1. Ambition is not where you want to be but where you will be.

2. Ambition leads you farther than others before you.

3. A dream without ambition takes you nowhere.

4. Your ambition is your fortress even when everyone is against it.

5. Never sacrifice your conscience For ambition.

6. A friend with ambition is a rare gem.

7. Ambition is the critical path that leads to success.

8. Intelligence is not negotiable in the pursuit of ambition.

9. Your ambition may cost you your friends and relationships.

Failure not an option
Failure is not an option

10. Always strive to be the best you can be.

11. Laziness is not for the ambitious.

12. Big ambitions require bigger efforts.

13. Don’t try to get ahead of others, get ahead of yourself.

14. An absolute sense of mission is what drives outstanding people.

15. You have to try many times until giving up on your ambition no longer makes sense.

16. Dreams and aspirations cannot fly without ambition.

17. One of the ways to bring your ambition to life is to set goals.

18. If you don’t get started, you can’t get ahead.

19. Your ambition can only come true if you put your dreams to work.

Short Ambition Quotes

Quote failure success
Quote failure success

20. Ambitions are endless to those who are constantly working with them.

21. Our ambition comes from our passion, finding what we love and expanding on them.

22. Don’t just be ambitious to reach for the stars; the desire to reach hearts too.

23. It doesn’t matter how great opportunities are if you don’t accomplish anything with them.

24. Your ambition can only change the fate of your success.

25. Your reality will be bigger than your dreams when your fear is lesser than your ambition.

26. Ambitions outweigh talent.

27. Don’t throw your ambition in the graveyard for short-term comfort.

Failure for Success
Failure for Success

28. Be ambitious about your goals and never stop working hard towards them.

29. Life remains the same when you don’t set goals or work on your ambitions.

30. An ambition fueled by integrity opens doors for you and others.

31. Obstacles and difficulties cannot discourage a strong ambition.

32. Your life cannot improve until you do your best.

33. Never accept impossibilities concluded by others.

34. Until a strong ambition propels your dream, there can be no accomplishment.

35. Imagine your success, take action and watch it come true.

36. The mind is the root of life outcomes; water it with thoughts of success, not failure.

37. No one progresses in life through wishful thinking.

Ambition Quotes to Help You Achieve

Quotes about Failure to Success
Quotes About Failure to Success

38. To achieve great accomplishments, you need to develop great ambitions.

39. You don’t bring your ambition to life by dreaming but by doing.  

40. You don’t have to do everything at once, but you can do something at once.

41. Your doubts can only limit your ambitions.

42. Go for your ambitions and live your dream because you’ll never know unless you try.

43. We all have a part to play in fulfilling our ambition.

44. Deliver on your ambitions like a warrior.

45. Ambition leads us farther than anyone has been and farther than we can imagine.

46. A dream without ambition takes you nowhere.

Quotes about failure
Quotes about failure

47. Complement your ambition with your ability always.

48. People with ambition care less about what others do or think of them.

49. Starting with the idea of getting rich could derail your ambition.

50. Your life will exceed your expectation when you esteem your ambition over your fears.

51. Ambition is the cause of all improvement, the parent of all enterprise.

52. Nothing gets started without the driving force of ambition.

53. Without a purpose, ambition is only enthusiasm.

54. By starting small and making changes to yourself, you will find purpose and realize your ambitions.

55. You need to let your ambition rise above your faults to achieve your goals in life.

Quotes and Sayings About Ambition

Failure not an option
Failure is not an option

56. Let ‘the end’ be in mind as you work on your ambition daily.

57. The greatest effort is required at the beginning of things.

58. The easiest way to give up your ambition is to doubt it.

59. Your courage determines if life expands or shrinks for you.

The pursuit of ambition has no day off.

Adaeze Obioha

61. Keep your ambitions and desires within your control.

62. Ambition fuels perseverance through which success                                                  

63. Never be content with mediocrity, you may lose your ambition.

64. Don’t step on people’s toes in pursuit of your ambition.

Failure not an option
Failure is not an option

65. Let your ambition exceed the budget always.

66. Creativity is not independent of ambition.

67. Don’t just be ambitious, have a competitive spirit.

68. As long as you have ambition, there is no limit to how far you can go.

69. Unless you have a burning ambition, you cannot achieve it.

70. Let your ambition be dependent on your passion.

71. Ambition without systematic knowledge leads to futility.

72. Let your long-term ambition make you an agent of change.

73. Never let bullies kill your ambition even when they attack your confidence.

74. Let your ambition save you rather than destroy you.

Ambition Quotes On Success

Quote failure success
Quote failure success

75. Let peace and perfection be your ambition.

76. Ambition is a gem that enables all growth of nobleness.

77. Inexperience is not an excuse not to fulfil your ambition.

78. Let your ambition be to enjoy your life and be free to do whatever you want.

79. A person without ambition is not fit to live.

80. It is best to feed ambition with knowledge.

81. Except you have enormous personal ambition, you can’t rule your world.

82. Stay in tune with your ambition and attitude always.

83. Never let your ambition creep, keep it soaring.

84. Let your ambition be about attaining more goals.

85. You either work on your ambition or embrace failure.

Inspiring Ambition Quotes

Failure is good
Failure is good

86. There is no limit to ambition until you stop trying.

87. Except an ambition is actualized, there is no sustainable happiness.

88. An ambition on which effort has not been expended cannot grow.

89. When you get too comfortable, you may forget your ambition.

90. Ambition and success are not too far-fetched if you work between both.

91. It’s foolishness to let blind ambition drive you.

92. Ambition will help you rise above your complacent contemporaries.

93. Ambition is insatiable, just as there is no success too big to quell the thirst for a bigger success.

94. Ambition and action are non-negotiable steps to success.

Embrace Your Ambition.

Quotes about failure
Quotes about failure

95. Success is a result of performance exceeding ambition.

96. Let your ambition be towards your enhancement.

97. When you let go of who you are, you become what you might be.

98. Keep moving even when what lies ahead is unknown.

99. Resolve to writing a new chapter in your life every new day in the new year.

100. Let your ambition stretch toward the sun like a thistle and kill every obstacle around it.

101. Don’t get so addicted to your ambition that it makes you mad.

102. It’s only your ambition and energy that can take you from nothing to significance.

103. You can’t be an entrepreneur without drive and ambition.

104. Let your ambition be to rule yourself, be more and do more.

Failure not an option
Failure not an option

105. Before you can arrive at your goal, you must see the reaching in your mind first.

106. Never let the criticism of others kill your ambition.

107. Let your ambition motivate you out of your poverty.

108. Leadership is about helping others with their ambition while watching yours.

109. Be careful what your ambition entails because it may require casualties.

110. The ambitious always aim to hit targets others can’t see.

111. Surrounding yourself with ambitious people will help you reach yours quickly.

112. Your ambition is the ladder that connects you to your future.

113. Your ambition, dreams and goals need no time off.

Motivational Quotes About The Power Of Ambition

Failure for Success
Failure for Success

114. Big ambition is the root of extraordinary results.

115. When your biggest dream come true, don’t stop dreaming. Dream bigger.

116. Settling in your comfort zone may lead to the death of your ambition.

Don’t let great ambition prevent the possibility of small success.


118. Don’t let the ambition that propelled you to success be your downfall.

119. Acting in line with your natural inclination and ambition guarantees your happiness.

Living in someone else’s shadow is the weakest ambition to take on

Failure is good
Failure is good

121. Ambitions erase excuses when aspirations look achievable.

123. Our ambition can only be inspired by the strengthening of the soul from trial and suffering.

124. Let your ambition lead you to success, let your persistence take you there.

125. Your ambition must be broad enough to include the need of others.

126. Never let anything hold your ambition from flying.

127. Never mistake greed for ambition.

128. Let your ambition link your reality with your dreams.

129. Let your past failure or success motivate you for the next big pursuit.

130. Don’t set your ambition on wealth or fame but on peace of mind.

131. Ambition is not all about power and status but the development of character.

132. The Comfort zone makes excuses for ambitions and stops its pursuit.

133. Like love, ambition can’t stand delay and rivals.

134. You can’t attain your goals without ambition.

Quotes On Dreams And Ambition

Quotes about Failure to Success
Quotes About Failure to Success

135. The ambition of a talentless person is a threat to the talented.

136. You can’t put a price tag on ambition.

137. Let your life be full of hope, ambition and charisma.

138. Its weakness is to put fear above ambition.

139. An ambition beyond your ability is a recipe for disaster.

140. Sanctioning your ambition is the greatest guilt.

141. Never take the ambition that results from your weakness for granted.

142. Only those who chase their ambition will be rewarded.

143. Insecurity and ambition are not compatible.

144. Acting on your ambition is the only way to embrace the calling of your soul.

 Failure not an option
Failure is not an option

145. Ambition is the most sacred fundamental of our being.

146. The fear of taking the next step is a threat to your ambitions.

147. It’s dangerous to mistake stupidity for ambition.

148. Let your ambitions be broad enough to include the aspiration of others.149. Comfortable routines can prevent the actualization of your ambition.

150. Employing our imagination is the first step to fulfilling our dreams.

151. Excelling others in the same occupation as us is the greatest ambition of to nurse.

152. Those who forbid ambition will end in despair.

153. Never act out of selfish ambition, but consider others with humility.

154. Never let your ambition kill your nice qualities.

155. Mediocrity makes ambition blurry.

156. Let your ambition be the actualization of who you already are.

157. Without effort, ambition is a fantasy.


Quotes About Failure to Success

Quote failure success
Quote failure success

158. You can never have a fulfilled life if you don’t draw the line between your ambition and the world’s demand.

159. Never leave your dreams of those who discredit your ambitions.

160. Actualizing your ambition takes more than hope.

161. You have to want your ambition so much that you never give up on it.

162. Don’t let your reality get in the way of your ambition.

163. Keep your ambitions high even if it’s unbearable to others.

164. Achieving your ambition goes beyond just hoping for it.

165. Never let disappointments distract your ambition.

166. If you don’t start small and build gradually, you will not fulfil your ambition.

167. Let your ambition be to do what you’ve always dreamed of.

Quotes about Failure to Success
Quotes about Failure to Success

168. Let your ambition be about changing the world and impacting people.

169. The ambition to rise in the world is the parent of all enterprises.

170. You need more than one master if you are truly ambitious.

171. Don’t let your fears censor your ambition from taking off.

172. Let your actions bring your thoughts to life.

173. Sometimes ambition comes as a rebranded greed.

174. Toxic people will destroy your ambition if you keep them in your life.

175. Never fear your ambitions, work on fulfilling them instead.

176. Ambition is not a destination but a path to success.

177. Never apologize for your ambition, work at it instead.

178. Let your routine lead to the realization of your ambition.

179. Innovation cannot thrive without ambition.

Failure is not an option

Failure not an option
Failure is not an option

180. We need to be guided by virtue and be the best every day without compromise to achieve our ambition.

181. Don’t let great ambition hinder your small successes.

182. Your ambition needs not only seriousness but sincerity.

183. You bring your ambition to life by leading yourself to where you want to be.

184. The price for ambition is unwavering persistence.

185. Let it be “ambition over everything” in all you do.

186. Let your ambition be to get better always.

187. Don’t dispose of your ambition because hard work never stops.

188. A burning ambition requires no college degree to thrive.

189. Our ambition, dreams and experience create a new person in us every day.

190. The perfect time to set out again is the moment you have arrived.

Failure for Success
Failure for Success

191. In pursuit of your ambition, remember that ‘nothing’ was the beginning of everything.

192. To go far and faster, you need the help of others in the pursuit of your ambition.

193. Your worth is not greater than your ambitions.

194. Intelligence is like a bird without wings in the absence of ambition.

195. Ambitions are endless; as you attain one, another surface.

196. Ambition is what separates the ‘haves’ and ‘have nots’ in the whole world.

197. Trying to play someone else’s game is the best way to kill your ambition.

198. Nothing can be achieved without ambition.

199. No one can kill your dreams or ambition unless you consent.

200. Surround yourself with people who support your ambitions and believe in your dreams.

201. Don’t let Laziness handicap your ambition.

Ambition Career Quotes

Failure is good
Failure is good

202. You need to be tired of being the worst to activate your ambition to be the best.

203. Let your ambition be deeper than the fame and prosperity that comes with it.

204. Everything is possible to the ambitious.

205. Your ambition is your power to fly, guide it jealously.

206. An ambition that contributes nothing to society is insignificant.

207. Don’t date someone whose ambition you can’t support.

208. Climb the mountains, or you may never overcome your fear of heights.

209. Seize opportunities when they come, or you may never have them.

210. Never be afraid to dream a little bigger.

211. Guide your ambition and let nothing crush it.

212. Stop hanging around those who belittle your ambition.

 Quotes about Failure to Success
Quotes About Failure to Success

213. Ambition with a focused and clear goal can outperform the smartest genius in society.

214. Let your ambition be about your upgrade, not competing with others.

215. Ambition is a life compass

216. Dream and ambition are dependent on each other.

217. Deliver your ambition as a warrior but treat people with respect as a saint.

218. Experience of trial and suffering is what inspires ambition.

219. Persistence is the wheel that drives ambition.

220. Ambitions don’t expire, your passion shouldn’t too.

221. Not acting on your ambition is a disregard for the purpose of your existence.

222. Without work and high expectations, ambition is just another dream.

223. Ambitions don’t come true by plenty of talking but doing.

224. Take all the risks associated with your ambition, or you may never reach it.

Quotes About Failure to Success

Failure not an option
Failure not an option

225. Embrace and work on your ignorance because it can become your greatest asset.

226. In the end, an ambition without the ability to execute will lead to frustration.

227. Remind yourself of why you are ambitious every morning and before bedtime.

228. The fastest way to grow is to hang out with those already living the life you envisage.

229. You can’t build a reputation by giving up on your ambition.

230. Let your ambition comfort you in trying times.

231. Ambition helps us grow as we aspire to be great.

232. The principle of virtue is to be ambitious in the most honourable way there is.

233. The key to unlocking your ambition is to dream, believe, plan and act on it.

234. Ambition is the mother of all virtues.235. Ambition is the wing on which intelligence flies.

236. Ambition requires a dream and unrelenting effort.

Failure for Success
Failure for Success

In Conclusion,

Do you feel motivated and inspired? Hungry and hopeful? Hope you feel good after reading these ambitious quotes.
Remember, as these quotes about ambitions and goals say, simply having a dream or a plan isn’t enough to succeed in life – you have to go out and put energy towards achieving them!
Here are some ways to go, from reading quotes about being ambitious to going out and doing something about it.

You can also check more quotes on Seeing the bright side.