To reign is worth ambition though in Hell

Famous Ambition Quotes

Famous Ambition Quotes are from select works of art i.e. literary books including poetry, drama, novel and philosophical books from Greek philosophers like Plato, Aristotle, Socrates and others. These quotes are about ambitious people and their aspirations regarding success in this world.

Famous Ambition Quotes

While some aspire for this world, others tend to go after the world hereafter. Let us now enjoy the famous ambition quotes:

Ambitious men; if they cannot command an army, they are willing to command a file; and if they cannot be honoured by really great and important persons, they are glad to be honoured by lesser and meaner people, but honour of some kind they must have.
Ambitious men; if they cannot command an army, they are willing to command a file; and if they cannot be honoured by really great and important persons, they are glad to be honoured by lesser and meaner people, but honour of some kind they must have.
But power to do good, is the true and lawful end of aspiring.
But power to do good, is the true and lawful end of aspiring.
For he that is used to go forward, and findeth a stop, falleth out of his own favor, and is not the thing he was.
For he that is used to go forward, and findeth a stop, falleth out of his own favor, and is not the thing he was.
For nothing increaseth envy more, than an unnecessary and ambitious engrossing of business.
For nothing increaseth envy more, than an unnecessary and ambitious engrossing of business.
I have no spur, To prick the sides of my intent, but only, Vaulting ambition, which o'erleaps itself, And falls on the other.
I have no spur
To prick the sides of my intent, but only
Vaulting ambition, which o’erleaps itself
And falls on the other
The very substance of the ambitious is merely the shadow of a dream!
The very substance of the ambitious is merely the shadow of a dream!
The wish to acquire is in truth very natural and common, and men always do so when they can, and for this they will be praised not blamed; but when they cannot do so, yet wish to do so by any means, then there is folly and blame.
The wish to acquire is in truth very natural and common, and men always do so when they can, and for this they will be praised not blamed; but when they cannot do so, yet wish to do so by any means, then there is folly and blame.
To reign is worth ambition though in Hell
What though the field be lost, All is not lost!
What though the field be lost
All is not lost!

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