Saturday, November 13, 2010


  • ) Many yearn for success, but often do not have specific ambition. It is not enough to desire success. You must have a target that you want to achieve. Each ambition quote on this page reminds us of the need to have a goal that we can walk towards.
In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can. In any moment of decision the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.
  • When ability exceeds ambition, or ambition exceeds ability, the likelihood of success is limited.
  • We are told that talent creates its own opportunities. But it sometimes seems that intense desire creates not only its own opportunities, but its own talents.
  • We don't grow unless we take risks. Any successful company is riddled with failures.
  • We owe a lot to Thomas Edison - if it wasn't for him, we'd be watching television by candlelight.
  • We were born to succeed, not to fail.
  • We will often find compensation if we think more of what life has given us and less about what life has taken away.
  • Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon... must inevitably come to pass!

  • If you hear a voice within you say "you cannot paint," then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.
  • If you want to be successful, find someone who has achieved the results you want and copy what they do and you'll achieve the same results.
  • If you want to leave footprints in the sands of time, don't drag your feet.
  • If you want to succeed, you should strike out on new paths rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
  • If you work just for money, you'll never make it. But if you love what you are doing, and always put the customer first, success will be yours.
  • If your work is becoming uninteresting, so are you. Work is an inanimate thing and can be made lively and interesting only by injecting yourself into it. Your job is only as big as you are.
  • Inspiration usually comes during work, rather than before it.

    • Instead of thinking about where you are, think about where you want to be. It takes twenty years of hard work to become an overnight success.
    • It is better to wear out than to rust out.

  •    It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.

  • It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.

    • We may think that we know what success is, because we tend to define success as if it were a goal. In reality success is more of a journey than a destination. Read these famous quotes about success to find out more.

    • There is no use whatever trying to help people who do not help themselves. You cannot push anyone up a ladder unless he be willing to climb himself.

    • This one step - choosing a goal and sticking to it - changes everything.

    • To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to. 

    • What mankind wants is not talent; it is purpose.

    • When a goal matters enough to a person, that person will find a way to accomplish what at first seemed impossible.

    • When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.

    • Victory becomes, to some degree, a state of mind. Knowing ourselves superior to the anxieties, troubles, and worries which obsess us, we are superior to them.

    • Victory is sweetest when you've known defeat.

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