Friday, November 8, 2013

#1230 What's a heaven for?

At the age of six I wanted to be a cook. At seven I wanted to be Napoleon. And my ambition has been growing steadily ever since.   ~Salvador Dali

The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.  ~ Maya Angelou

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

We have grown literally afraid to be poor. We despise anyone who elects to be poor in order to simplify and save his inner life. If he does not join the general scramble and pant with the money-making street, we deem him spiritless and lacking in ambition.  ~ William James

Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, Or what's a heaven for?  ~ Robert Browning

Quotes about ambition

- What did you want to be when you were a child?
- How ambitious are you today?
- Why does ambition need to be tempered?