Explore the value of Ambition
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AMBITION QUOTATIONS
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“There is a loftier ambition than merely to stand high in the world. It is to stoop down and lift mankind a little higher.”

Henry van Dyke

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“Ambition, fueled by compassion, wisdom and integrity, is a powerful force for good that will turn the wheels of industry and open the doors of opportunity for you and countless others.”

Zig Ziglar

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“Don’t be afraid to be ambitious about your goals. Hard work never stops. Neither should your dreams.”

Dwayne Johnson

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“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.”

Mark Twain

Edison
“I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.”

Thomas Edison

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“Your ambition should be to get as much life out of living as you possibly can, as much enjoyment, as much interest, as much experience, as much understanding. Not simply be what is generally called a ‘success.’”

Eleanor Roosevelt

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“Life takes on meaning when you become motivated, set goals and charge after them in an unstoppable manner.”

Les Brown

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“The very substance of the ambitious is merely the shadow of a dream.”

William Shakespeare

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“Take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly, and try another. But by all means, try something.”

Franklin D. Roosevelt

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“Ambition is a dream with a V8 engine.”

Elvis Presley

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“Ambition is enthusiasm with a purpose.”

Frank Tyger

20201108 monday quote
“When your ambition is greater than your fear, your life will get bigger than your dream.”

Farshad Asl

Here are some stories about everyday heroes who show 'ambition'.
AMBITION
Darius Darius is my hero. He created a 90-minute documentary film to raise awareness of and money toward a cure for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD). Darius has DMD, the most aggressive type of Muscular Dystrophy, from which his brother died at age 19. Since then, Darius has searched for a way to let other people know...
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Rachel R At 15 she was diagnosed with Crohn's disease and has lived with that for most of her life. I believe she is in her sixties now. She became a doctor, then counseled the terminally ill, and now does presentations teaching doctors and lay people that the soul needs to be remembered. She's written several books, My...
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Nicole Gleeson "A true hero is not measured by the size of his strength, but by the strength of his heart." There are so many reason why My hero is someone I hold close to my heart. She is someone I admire and look up to with each passing day. My older sister, Nicole is the hardest working person I've ever known. She never...
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Where did your values come from?

We've all had people in our lives who have made a positive impact on us. A parent or grandparent, a sibling who was there for us, or maybe even just a guy who shines shoes for a living? Whoever they are, tell us their story so they can inspire us even more.

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ACHIEVEMENT
AMBITION
APPRECIATING NATURE
APPRECIATION
BEING THERE
BELIEVE
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
BRAVERY
CARING
CHANGE
CHARACTER
CHARITY
CHEER
CIVILITY
CLASS AND GRACE
COMMITMENT
COMMON GROUND
COMMUNITY
COMPASSION
COMPLIMENTS
COMPROMISE
CONFIDENCE
CONNECTION
COURAGE
COURTESY
CREATIVITY
DEDICATION
DETERMINATION
DEVOTION
DO THY BEST
DO YOUR PART
DREAM
DRIVE
EDUCATION
EMPATHY
ENCOURAGEMENT
EQUALITY
EXCELLENCE
FAMILY
FITNESS
FORESIGHT
FORGIVENESS
FRIENDSHIP
GENEROSITY
GET ALONG
GET OUTSIDE
GIVING BACK
GOOD EXAMPLES
GOOD MANNERS
GOODNESS
GRATITUDE
GREAT MUSIC
GRIT
HARD WORK
HEALTH
HELPING OTHERS
HONESTY
HONOR
HOPE
HUMILITY
HUMOR
IMAGINE
INCLUDING OTHERS
INCLUSION
INGENUITY
INNOVATION
INSPIRATION
INTEGRITY
JOY
JUSTICE
KINDNESS
LAUGHTER
LEADERSHIP
LEARNING
LISTENING
LITERACY
LIVE LIFE
LIVE YOUR DREAMS
LOVE
LOYALTY
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
MENTORING
MINDFULNESS
MOTIVATION
OPPORTUNITY
OPTIMISM
OUR BEAUTIFUL WORLD
OVERCOMING
PARENTING
PASSION
PATIENCE
PEACE
PERSEVERANCE
PERSISTENCE
PIONEERING
PLEASE AND THANK YOU
PRACTICE
PREPARATION
PULL TOGETHER
PURPOSE
REACHING OUT
RESILIENCY
RESPECT
RESPONSIBILITY
RIGHT CHOICES
RISING ABOVE
SACRIFICE
SECOND CHANCES
SELF-CARE
SERVICE
SHARING
SMILE
SOUL
SPORTSMANSHIP
SPREAD YOUR WINGS
STEWARDSHIP
STRENGTH
TEACHING BY EXAMPLE
TEAMWORK
THANK YOU
TRUE BEAUTY
TRUE CHAMPION
TRUST
UNITY
VISION
VOLUNTEERING
WISDOM
WONDER
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Omodu Jack-West from Nigeria DECEMBER 21, 2016
Believe in yourself else nobody will. Picture the future!

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Gabriela from New Jersey MARCH 7, 2014
"A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty."

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