Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart.

- A. A. Milne, - Winnie the Pooh (Fictional Character)

How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.

- A. A. Milne, - Winnie the Pooh (Fictional Character)

Ambition has but one reward for all: A little power, a little transient fame; A grave to rest in, and a fading name!

- William Winter

I’d say thistles, but nobody listens to me, anyway.

- A. A. Milne, - Eeyore (Fictional Character)

Ambition is an idol on whose wings great minds are carried to extremes, to be sublimely great, or to be nothing.

- Thomas Southern

What is ambition? 'Tis a glorious cheat. Angels of light walk not so dazzlingly the sapphire walls of heaven.

- Willis

Vaulting ambition, which o'erleaps itself and falls on the other side

- William Shakespeare

Just as there are three R's there are also three A's of business life. They are: Ability, Ambition, and Attitude. Ability establishes what a worker does and will bring him a paycheck. Ambition determines how much he does and will get him a raise. Attitude guarantees how well he does.

- Wilbert E Sheer

Ambition's like a circle on the water, which never ceases to enlarge itself, 'till by broad spreading it disperse to nought.

- William Shakespeare

Dreams, indeed, are ambition; for the very substance of the ambitious is merely the shadow of a dream. And I hold ambition of so airy and light a quality that it is but a shadow's shad

- William Shakespeare

No bounds his head long, vast ambition knows.

- Rowe

'Tis a common proof, that lowliness is Edward Young ambition's ladder, where to the climber upwards turns his face; but when he once attains the utmost round, he then unto the ladder turns his back, looks into the clouds scorning the base degrees by which he did ascend.

- William Shakespeare

Ambition, idly vain; revenge and malice swell her train

- Roger Penrose

Be always displeased at what thou art, if thou desire to attain to what thou art not; for where thou hast pleased thyself, there thou abidest.

- Quarles

Ambition is so powerful a passion in the human breast, that however high we reach we are never satisfied.

- Niccolo Machiavelli

Ambition is a lust that's never quenched, grows more inflamed, and madder by enjoyment.

- Otway

Our ambition should be to rule ourselves, the true kingdom for each one of us; and true progress is to know more, and be more, and to do more.

- John Lubbock

A slave has but one master; the ambitious man has as many masters as there are persons whose aide may contribute to the advancement of his fortune.

- Jean La Bruyere

Ambition is but avarice on stilts, and masked.

- Walter S. Landor

O cursed ambition, thou devouring bird, how dost thou from the field of honesty pick every grain of profit or delight, and mock the reaper's toil!

- William Havard

Ambition: The glorious frailty of the noble mind.

- Hoole

A wise man is cured of ambition by ambition itself; his aim is so exalted that riches, office, fortune and favour cannot satisfy him.

- Samuel Johnson