13 Motivational Quotes About the Power of Ambition

When ambition fuels your desire to succeed, you’re virtually unstoppable. There’s this undeniable hunger that leads you to passionate action—and as goals go, it’s the doing that leads to achieving. If you keep pushing toward this reality, you can definitely claim it.

Be relentlessly ambitious, and go after your dreams with help from these 13 powerful quotes.

Related: 6 Ways to Act on Your Ambition

13 Motivational Quotes About the Power of Ambition

1. “Ambition is enthusiasm with a purpose.” —Frank Tyger


13 Motivational Quotes About the Power of Ambition

2. “It is a grand thing to rise in the world. The ambition to do so is the very salt of the earth. It is the parent of all enterprise, and the cause of all improvement.” —Anthony Trollope


13 Motivational Quotes About the Power of Ambition

3. “The starting point of all achievement is desire.” —Napoleon Hill


13 Motivational Quotes About the Power of Ambition

4. “A man’s worth is no greater than his ambitions.” —Marcus Aurelius


13 Motivational Quotes About the Power of Ambition

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


13 Motivational Quotes About the Power of Ambition

6. “Ambitions tend to remain undisturbed by realities.” —Frank Herbert


13 Motivational Quotes About the Power of Ambition

7. “Ambition is a dream with a V8 engine.” —Elvis Presley


13 Motivational Quotes About the Power of Ambition

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


13 Motivational Quotes About the Power of Ambition

9. “Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson


13 Motivational Quotes About the Power of Ambition

10. “Ambition is the last refuge of the failure.” —Oscar Wilde


13 Motivational Quotes About the Power of Ambition

11. “Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.” —Salvador Dalí


13 Motivational Quotes About the Power of Ambition

12. “Ambition beats genius 99 percent of the time.” —Jay Leno


13 Motivational Quotes About the Power of Ambition

13. “Keep away from those who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you believe that you too can become great.” —Mark Twain

Related: How to Develop an Insatiable Hunger

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