Quotes on Ambitious Person

I'm not an overly ambitious person; I don't feel like I have to excel. Chris Evert

When you're a very ambitious person, the things that are disappointing are when other people around you aren't as enthusiastic. Reba Mcentire

The highly ambitious person, in spite of all his successes, always remains dissatisfied, in the same way as a greedy baby is never satisfied. Melanie Klein

As he was valiant, I honour him. But as he was ambitious, I slew him. William Shakespeare

I'm an ambitious person. I never consider myself in competition with anyone, and I'm not saying that from an arrogant standpoint, it's just that my journey started so, so long ago, and I'm still on it and I won't stand still. Idris Elba

I don't think I'd be happy if I were satisfied. I enjoy challenge, and I wouldn't say that I'm an ambitious person career-wise or financially, really. I would like to travel more comfortably, but that's really about all I need. Jason Isbell

I realize Im an ambitious guy, but I just try to take things as they come, you know, for the most part. Rob Brown

[I am] loyal, ambitious and clever. Mike Holloway

Khaddar was conceived with a much more ambitious object, that is, to make our villages starvation-proof. Mahatma Gandhi

Invariably, what I'm trying to do is more ambitious than the budget, but we manage to do it somehow. Terry Gilliam

[ Marco Rubio] overly ambitious, too young, and I have better hair than he does. Jeb Bush

I am very ambitious in a way, in that I'm not trying to be the richest guy or whatever. I just really like my work. Henry Rollins

The very substance of the ambitious is merely the shadow of a dream. William Shakespeare

The slave has but one master, the ambitious man has as many as there are persons whose aid may contribute to the advancement of his fortunes. Jean De La Bruyere

I've always written everything as two guitars and I never thought I'd find that right person. Erik Rutan

You know, women in Hollywood, we don't get action franchises and superheroes. The rom-coms that made Julia Roberts, Sandra Bullock, and Reese Witherspoon stars are out of favor right now- nobody is making them. In this business, if you are an ambitious person, you don't wait for people to hand you opportunities. You have to make a way for yourself. Elizabeth Banks

If this superstitious fear of Spirits were taken away, and with it, Prognostiques from Dreams, false Prophecies, and many other things depending thereon, by which, crafty ambitious persons abuse the simple people, men would be much more fitted then they are for civill Obedience. Thomas Hobbes

I have never been an ambitious person, and my participation in this industry is a fluke, but only male writers can afford to be coy and self-deprecating. Diablo Cody

I am an ambitious person, but I am not ambitious in the sense that I want jobs only for the sake of them... I am here to do things I think are worthwhile. I am always careful that the political positions I take are consistent with good policy. I would not want to be prime minister of Australia at any price. Malcolm Turnbull

Because one has to be an optimist to begin an ambitious project, it is not surprising that underestimation of completion time is the norm. Fernando J. Corbato

The people who are going into music who hunger, they're going into pop music. There are some badass women who are ambitious and hungry and brave, and they're in pop. Jeanine Tesori

I'm not really very ambitious. James D'arcy

It's not that I lack ambition. I am ambitious in the sense that I want to be more than I am now. But if I were truly ambitious, I think I'd already be more than I am now. Jane Wagner

I've never been ambitious about recording Harry Dean Stanton

You can't be both happy and ambitious. J.A. Konrath

I'm not ambitious. Not a bit. Indira Gandhi

You exist! Be ambitious! Will Evans

Only ambitious nonentities and hearty mediocrities exhibit their rough drafts. It's like passing around samples of sputum. Vladimir Nabokov

I am very ambitious. I want to enjoy this and then really go for it. Ronaldo

I'm much more ambitious than I'd like to admit. Lauren Velez

I'm deeply ambitious and I always have been. Hayley Atwell

It's hard to be ambitious if you're content, isn't it? Tucker Carlson

I'm really ambitious. Jourdan Dunn

I've never been ambitious. Mireille Guiliano

Many are ambitious of saying grand things, that is, of being grandiloquent. Augustus Hare

I'm belligerent rather than ambitious. Ian Hart

I suppose that I am ambitious. Antonio Banderas

I'm not very ambitious at all. Amy Winehouse

Anybody can be ambitious. Chris Hughes

I would absolutely characterize myself as ambitious. Kim Kardashian

Cinema is haute couture or, if that's a little too ambitious, at least it should approach that standard. Pathe Plus is just part of the business. We have to improve all our cinemas. In France, we're not looking to open many more screens, but rather to raise the standards of our current cinemas. Jerome Seydoux

I don't understand why every single person in Congress isn't standing up and going, "He [Donald Trump] is in bed with Russia." And then they could just lock their arms and not let him in. Jen Kirkman

As far as casting, I'm there for every single person that's cast. Even if it's one word, I'm there for their auditions. Matthew Weiner

When ambition enters, creativity disappears - because an ambitious man cannot be creative, because an ambitious man cannot love any activity for its own sake. While he is painting he is looking ahead; he is thinking, 'When am I going to get a Nobel Prize?' When he is writing a novel, he is looking ahead. He is always in the future - and a creative person is always in the present. Rajneesh

I'm an ambitious person. I mean, if I did that... I would self-destruct, in the sense that the decadence would be too strong an attraction for me. Whether that be in the form of gambling, fast cars, alcohol, drugs, whatever it happens to be... I think the lure of that lifestyle would be too strong. James Packer

Gorbachevism, carried out by mediocre but ambitious party bureaucrats, is an attempt not only to outdo the people but also the objective laws of human society. Alexander Zinoviev

Be more ambitious. Don't bunt. When you get a job to do a story or an ad, try and hit the ball out of the park every time David Ogilvy

I've always been a bit ambitious, but I do think the Green Party is the real opposition. Caroline Lucas

[Kay] was not at all an unpleasant person really, but clever, quick, proud, passionate and ambitious. He was one of those people who would be neither a follower nor a leader, but only an aspiring heart, impatient in the failing body which imprisoned it. T. H. White

All it takes is one good person to restore hope. Pope Francis

If you have a lair then you are probably not a good person. Demetri Martin

Instead of looking for the right person become the right person. Deepak Chopra

No, not me.I'm not a good person or a bad person.I'm just here to kill things. Brandon Sanderson

Oh, I'm just a happy person. Brandon Sanderson

You do' just go to somebody and say, "I'm a better person because you're in my head. Neal Shusterman

I am a pretty crazy person, so it's best for me to be on my own most of the time. Henry Rollins

I was maybe the earliest person who was constructive toward Trump who served at a high level in the Bush administration. I took a lot of guff from my former Bush colleagues who didn't see what was happening in the country. I'm not smarter than they are or a better person than they are. I just traveled a lot around the country. Matt Schlapp

I'm a better person when I'm preparing for a role, when I'm studying a role. Val Kilmer

When you audition for something you do feel a little bit more legit. It's a validation that you are the right person for the job because they've chosen and they've seen you do something connected to that role. Luke Evans

Leadership is not about being a nice person or not a nice person. Simon Sinek

I'd like to be remembered as a good person, that gave as much as she could with what she had to give. Mya

Every single person in my life and every relationship I have is distant because all I do is music. Mac Miller

If there is another me inside of me Then I hope that he's a better person than I am Hyde

I am a positive person and do not allow things to get on top of me. Jamie Redknapp

The unhappy person is never present to themself because they always live in the past or the future. Soren Kierkegaard

Most of the things are either not communicable through human expression or they're top secret. Also I'm working on being a better person, and becoming more disciplined. Kalan Sherrard

Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in. Bill Bradley

It's not fair to look at me and my husband as a couple when it comes to work. In the lab we are colleagues. We have the same vision and we both are very ambitious. I think ambitious people find ambitious people to play with. May-Britt Moser

The smaller trips are useful in between the big trips: they help me gain new skills and experiences, they solve a perpetual case of cabin fever, and they are accommodating to an ambitious public speaking schedule and to some private guiding. Andrew Skurka

It was special with me being from Memphis and knowing the history of the venue, knowing all of the artists who performed in the Orpheum before me. Even having the idea to approach it was ambitious on my part, but I thought they would turn me down at first. Yo Gotti

The Diagnosis is by far my most ambitious book. I such great hopes for it... there was so much I wanted to do with the book. I was extremely insecure about it for several years. Just didn't know whether I would finish the book much less for it to come close to what I intended. I think that for any novel you never know exactly how the book is going to turn out... Alan Lightman

Money is power, and you ought to be reasonably ambitious to have it. Russell Conwell

I guess I should be more ambitious about practicing, but when I'm out on the road, that's about all I do. James Young

There are people who are socially ambitious. If you go back aways, the Sculls, for instance, had a lot of money and they were socially ambitious. If you get an old master, it's not going to do you any good socially. Garry Winogrand

I am not a career woman, and I would never have become one in normal life, because I am not ambitious enough for that. Margrethe Ii Of Denmark

Keep your practice very simple and don't be too ambitious. Tenzin Palmo

It's okay to be ambitious, it's okay to be over-prepared. Jessica Chastain

That is a huge need for a lot of women, even in 2016. You can have the most ambitious career woman, and at the end of the day, she's like, 'I just want to be a mom. Viola Davis

I just love music, so that's what I'm always working on, and I try to say yes a lot. Maybe I'm more ambitious than I thought I was. Britta Phillips

I think time management and dedication are the main factors along with being an organized person. To say I was highly ambitious would be an understatement. I'm never one to sit around, I always have to be creating in various facets to keep myself entertained. Ashley Purdy

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