ambition Quotes

I'm beginning to think that life is about passing moments and small celebrations. Without them there's only pain, fear, ambition, and, for some of us, foolish hope.
 
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— Kyra Davis
Not everyone is going to like what you do or what you have to offer. However, if you can't see yourself doing anything else, and you have the drive and ambition, get the training and go for it.
 
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— Kristin Chenoweth
Everyone was willing to take some small risk to lessen the damage of their ambition and disorder and lawlessness.
 
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— Kristin Cashore
The torture that they are coming up with in China is so creative. They have this other method where they'll take a bamboo and they'll plant it in your anus and just let it grow. So patient. Man, watch out for China, I say. They have all the ambition as we do but none of the heart.
 
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— Kristen Schaal
There are points in your life, especially if you have creative ambitions, where selfishness is necessary.
 
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— Kris Kristofferson
You see, my ambition was not to confound the engineering world but simply to create a beautiful piece of art.
 
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— Kit Williams
Do you have any ambitions outside racing? My main ambition at the moment, whether inside or outside racing, is to become Formula 1 World Champion.
 
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— Kimi Raikkonen
It was an easy choice to return with Lotus Renault GP as I have been impressed by the scope of the team's ambition.
 
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— Kimi Raikkonen
To suggest that Quebecers willingly give up the chance to exercise fully their influence within the federal government would be to betray the historical role Quebec has always played in Confederation, and to undermine the legitimacy of their pride and ambitions.
 
— Kim Campbell
I'm not too in love with the word ambition, but I was driven.
 
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— Kim Basinger
That was my great ambition. Not to be Illea's princess. To be Aspen's.
 
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— Kiera Cass
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Never allow anyone to take YOUR spirit away from you.
 
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— Khloe Kardashian
Its a really wonderful thing to focus your life on something other than your own personal career and ambition.
 
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— Kevin Spacey
I dont even think in terms of ambition.
 
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— Kevin Spacey
I own records that have the power to make me cry. Records to be by or with - truly precious possessions. It is the ambition of the Midnight Runners to make records of this value...
 
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— Kevin Rowland
Ambition without contribution is of no significance.
 
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— Kevin Kline
I write flawed characters. Ones that do not always make the best decisions and are driven by ambition or lust. They are not black or white, they are in the large space that exists between.
 
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— Kevin James
All buoyant leaders are driven by a real ambition- that is, what is being created that didn't exist before- and one criteria for that real ambition, is that on initial inspection, it seems fundamentally impossible.
 
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— Kevin Allen
I believe that the establishment of a real ambition, a powerfully galvanizing and exciting vision of what a group is setting out to create, is vitally important.
 
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— Kevin Allen
First, define your credo- the belief system of the organization. Secondly, define your real ambition, or where do you want to go as a collective community.
 
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— Kevin Allen
With many sovereign states, with no system of law enforceable among them, with each state judging its grievances and ambitions according to the dictates of its own reason or desire - conflict, sometimes leading to war, is bound to occur.
 
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— Kenneth Waltz
Human ambitions are like Japanese carp; they grow proportional to the size of their environment. Our achievements grow according to the size of our dreams and the degree to which we are in touch with our mission.
 
— Keith Ferrazzi
I'm going to let love lead the way, always. And I was born with this blind - blind ambition, and it's kind of gotten me here to this point. And I think that I'll stick to it.
 
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— Katy Perry
Maybe I'm competitive. I just feel like I have this gift that I've been given. It's like, "Someone unwrap it! Here it is!" That drive can't be held down. I have a lot of ambition.
 
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— Katy Perry
The difference between a confident person and an unconfident person is simply that the confident person acts on their ambitions and desires and doesn't let fear of failure stop them.
 
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— Katty Kay
No wonder women have achieved a more equal footing with men in areas they never fought for - ulcers, hypertension, and heart attacks. We're racing around trying to be all things to all people, burdened by a brutal mix of ambition, anxiety, and guilt.
 
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— Kathie Lee Gifford
You see, that hunger inside us, that ambition, or whatever you may choose to call it, is a compass really, a compass of true desire. And if you will be happy, you must follow that desire, no matter which way the needle points.
 
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— Kathe Koja
An office party is not, as is sometimes supposed, the Managing Director's chance to kiss the tea-girl. It is the tea-girl's chance to kiss the Managing Director (however bizarre an ambition this may seem to anyone who has seen the Managing Director face on).
 
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— Katharine Whitehorn
I'm certainly not an expert and I imagine I'll spend my life figuring it out. What I do know, is that you can't take it all on yourself: find amazing people to collaborate with, build a team, and support other people doing the same. When you share your goals and ambitions with other people and they share with you, you exist in an energizing cycle of always creating new things with people that believe in you.
 
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— Karlie Kloss
We [H&M] believe that growth, profit and sustainability are not contradictory. Our ambition is to be a fair and profitable company, because otherwise we couldn't open any new stores, we couldn't produce new designs and no new jobs would be created. H&M would soon cease to exist.
 
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— Karl-Johan Persson
My only ambition in life . . . is to wear size 28 jeans.
 
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— Karl Lagerfeld
I can't wait for the iPhone 6. It's my only ambition in life to have it quickly.
 
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— Karl Lagerfeld
To eat at another's table is your ambition's height.[Lat., Bona summa putes, aliena vivere quadra.]
 
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— Juvenal
I didn't have a lot of ambition, which I think was a good thing. I mean, I was ambitious about quality, but I wasn't ambitious in the "I've got to get a pilot!" way. I never went out to L.A. for pilot season.
 
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— Justin Theroux
As you go along, you realize you have ambitions but when you get there, you want something else, so you're moving very quickly.
 
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— Justin Hayward
Maybe you should think about the choices in your life, how someone can come and spit some kind of game to you and make you doubt every single thing that is your life, your relationship, your appearance, your job, your ambitions, your marriage, and how those thoughts can lead to choices and behavior that you never thought that you were capable of.
 
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— Jurnee Smollett
If I fail it is only because I have too much pride and ambition.
 
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— Julius Caesar
My only ambition is to be true every moment I am living.
 
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— Juliette Binoche
My ambition is to have beautiful encounters, not to make money.
 
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— Juliette Binoche
Real life is about accepting ups and downs, the good and the bad, the possibility of failure as well as the ambition to succeed. Atheism speaks to the truth about our human nature because it recognizes all this and does not seek to shield us from the truth by myth and superstition
 
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— Julian Baggini