Great ambition is the passion of a great character. Those endowed with it may perform very good or very bad acts. All depends on the principles which direct them.
Ambition is not a vice of little people.
Generally speaking, it has been my ambition to write as a good old nurse will speak when she tells fairy tales.
My sole ambition is to rid Mexico of the class that has oppressed her and given the people a chance to know what real liberty means. And if I could bring that about today by giving up my life, I would do it gladly.
Ambition is but avarice on stilts, and masked.
It is my ambition to say in ten sentences what others say in a whole book.
Ambition is the immoderate desire for power.
Ambition is so powerful a passion in the human breast, that however high we reach we are never satisfied.
Most people try to avoid cliches. It’s my ambition in life to try to get ’em right!
There’s nothing worse than a leader who lacks ambition.