Where ambition ends happiness begins.
Every man is said to have his peculiar ambition.
Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) Politician. President of the United States.
Most people would succeed in small things if they were not troubled with great ambitions.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) U.S. poet.
Greatly begin. Though thou have time, but for a line, be that sublime . Not failure, but low aim is crime.
James Russell Lowell (1819-1891) American poet, critic and editor.
So many worlds, so much to do, so little done, such things to be.
Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809-1892) British poet.
Ambition is the last refuge of failure.
Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) Irish poet and dramatist.
Ambition if it feeds at all, does so on the ambition of others.
Susan Sontag (1933-2004) American author.
Ambition often puts Men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the same position with creeping.
Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) Irish-born English satirist.
I had no ambition to make a fortune. Mere money-making has never been my goal, I had an ambition to build.
John D Rockefeller (1939-1937) American industrialist and philanthropist.
It is the constant fault and inseparable evil quality of ambition, that it never looks behind it.
Seneca (4 BC-65) Roman philosopher and playwright.