Quotations that match 'ambitions'.

Vietnam was a lie but at least there was a political agenda. It was the domino theory. Iraq is about nothing but George Bush's ego laced with imperialist ambitions. And it was helped by your government. Donald Sutherland
[ Agenda Ambitions Bush Domino Ego George Government Helped Imperialist Iraq Laced Least Lie Nothing Political Theory Vietnam Your]
I have no political ambitions for myself or my children. Joseph P. Kennedy
[ Ambitions Children Myself Political]
The press regularly proclaims my ambitions and my financial demands. Placido Domingo
[ Ambitions Demands Financial Press Proclaims Regularly]
You know, I think when I reflect on it, I think there's certainly a sense of history. When you have ambitions to play this game, you want to be one of the best ever, and you want to play so well and be so effective that you want people to remember your name 100 years from now. Marcus Allen
[ Ambitions Best Certainly Effective Ever Game History Know Name Now Play Reflect Remember Sense Think Want Well Years Your]
The fact that I was a girl never damaged my ambitions to be a pope or an emperor. Willa Cather
[ Ambitions Damaged Emperor Fact Girl Never Pope]
The architecture profession has lost a lot of its integrity, especially in the USA. The general architect here has no scruples, no ambitions. Helmut Jahn
[ Ambitions Architect Architecture Especially General Here Integrity Lost Lot Profession Scruples Usa]
Most minds think from A to B to G to O, or hold goals and ambitions to keep them going. Lynette Fromme
[ Ambitions Goals Going Hold Keep Minds Most Them Think]
But I must own that I also felt stirred by an unselfish desire to voice all the joys and sorrows, the hopes and ambitions, of the American Negro, in classic musical form. James Weldon Johnson
[ Also Ambitions American Classic Desire Felt Form Hopes Joys Musical Must Negro Own Sorrows Stirred Unselfish Voice]
Our bodies are shaped to bear children, and our lives are a working out of the processes of creation. All our ambitions and intelligence are beside that great elemental point. Saint Augustine
[ Ambitions Bear Beside Bodies Children Creation Elemental Great Intelligence Lives Our Out Point Processes Shaped Working]
I had found myself a new mission - and once more my recurring dilemma between corporate commercial needs and personal scientific ambitions was solved unexpectedly. James W. Black
[ Ambitions Between Commercial Corporate Dilemma Found Had Mission More Myself Needs New Once Personal Recurring Scientific Solved Unexpectedly]
Let love flow so that it cleanses the world. Then man can live in peace, instead of the state of turmoil he has created through his past ways of life, with all those material interests and earthly ambitions. Sai Baba
[ Ambitions Cleanses Created Earthly Flow His Instead Interests Life Live Love Man Material Past Peace State Then Those Through Turmoil Ways World]
To suggest that Quebecers willingly give up the chance to exercise fully their influence within the federal government would be to betray the historical role Quebec has always played in Confederation, and to undermine the legitimacy of their pride and ambitions. Kim Campbell
[ Always Ambitions Betray Chance Confederation Exercise Federal Fully Give Government Historical Influence Legitimacy Played Pride Quebec Role Suggest Their Undermine Up Willingly Within Would]
I have ambitions to do a Broadway record one of these days and get in the studio with like, a real orchestra. I'm a big musical theatre geek. Mandy Moore
[ Ambitions Big Broadway Days Geek Get Musical Orchestra Real Record Studio Theatre These]
I came to declare that I am a friend to Arabs, at a time when it is not easy to be friend to Arabs, because nowadays those who have ambitions and interests would not befriend Arab. George Galloway
[ Am Ambitions Arab Arabs Because Befriend Came Declare Easy Friend Interests Nowadays Those Time Would]
I have two ambitions in life: one is to drink every pub dry, the other is to sleep with every woman on earth. Oliver Reed
[ Ambitions Drink Dry Earth Every Life Other Pub Sleep Two Woman]
Do not let your ambitions become a sanctuary for your failures. Bryant H. McGill
[ Ambitions Become Failures Sanctuary Your]
My mouth is full of decayed teeth and my soul of decayed ambitions. James Joyce
[ Ambitions Decayed Full Mouth Soul Teeth]
America is a Nation with a mission - and that mission comes from our most basic beliefs. We have no desire to dominate, no ambitions of empire. Our aim is a democratic peace - a peace founded upon the dignity and rights of every man and woman. George W. Bush
[ Aim Ambitions America Basic Beliefs Comes Democratic Desire Dignity Dominate Empire Every Founded Man Mission Most Nation Our Peace Rights Upon Woman]
The big biography of Lincoln necessarily had to do so much with his political career, his ambitions, his accomplishments in public, with less time to spend on his private life, his inner life, and I thought this might be a way of getting at that. David Herbert Donald
[ Accomplishments Ambitions Big Biography Career Getting Had His Inner Less Life Lincoln Might Much Necessarily Political Private Public Spend Thought Time Way]
A man's worth is no greater than his ambitions. Marcus Aurelius
[ Ambitions Greater His Man Than Worth]
Basically you have to suppress your own ambitions in order to be who you need to be. Bob Dylan
[ Ambitions Basically Need Order Own Suppress Your]
My job at Stanford is rather different from the ones I had held previously in that my own ambitions must take a back seat to the well-being of the students with whom I work. Robert B. Laughlin
[ Ambitions Back Different Had Held Job Must Ones Own Previously Rather Seat Stanford Students Take Well-Being Whom Work]
Do not let your grand ambitions stand in the way of small but meaningful accomplishments. Bryant H. McGill
[ Accomplishments Ambitions Grand Meaningful Small Stand Way Your]
Nothing leads so straight to futility as literary ambitions without systematic knowledge. H. G. Wells
[ Ambitions Futility Knowledge Leads Literary Nothing Straight Systematic Without]
Rise above sectional interests and private ambitions... Pass from matter to spirit. Matter is diversity; spirit is light, life and unity. Muhammad Iqbal
[ Above Ambitions Diversity Interests Life Light Matter Pass Private Rise Sectional Spirit Unity]
It took a deadly illness to put me eye to eye with that truth, but it is a truth that the country, caught up in its ruthless ambitions and moral decay, can learn on my dime. Lee Atwater
[ Ambitions Caught Country Deadly Decay Dime Eye Illness Learn Moral Put Ruthless Took Truth Up]
I'm not totally altruistic. I've always had great career ambitions. But it has to come out in an organic way. If you push yourself out beyond where you are supposed to be, there's this pressure. David Friedman
[ Altruistic Always Ambitions Beyond Career Come Great Had Organic Out Pressure Push Supposed Totally Way Where Yourself]
Men are more often bribed by their loyalties and ambitions than by money. Robert Jackson
[ Ambitions Loyalties Men Money More Often Than Their]
It's okay to have personal ambitions, but you have to take someone with you. Roger Staubach
[ Ambitions Okay Personal Someone Take]
In our personal ambitions we are individualists. But in our seeking for economic and political progress as a nation, we all go up or else all go down as one people. Franklin D. Roosevelt
[ Ambitions Down Economic Else Go Individualists Nation Our Personal Political Progress Seeking Up]
I've become a captive of my own ambitions. Patsy Cline
[ Ambitions Become Captive Own]
The United States must also continue to push the United Nations Security Council for strong action to thwart Iran's nuclear ambitions. In the meantime, it is our job to take meaningful steps to eliminate the threats posed by Iran. Allyson Schwartz
[ Action Also Ambitions Continue Council Eliminate Iran Job Meaningful Meantime Must Nations Nuclear Our Posed Push Security States Steps Strong Take Threats Thwart United]
I really never had any ambitions to be a standup comic. I was talked into it by guys that I used to work out with. Joe Rogan
[ Ambitions Any Comic Guys Had Into Never Out Really Standup Talked Used Work]
I have a few personal ambitions for the band. John Deacon
[ Ambitions Band Few Personal]
I think back and marvel that my ambitions were so small. Helen Reddy
[ Ambitions Back Marvel Small Think Were]
All ambitions are lawful except those which climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind. Joseph Conrad Legal
[ Ambitions Climb Except Lawful Mankind Miseries Those Upward Which]
Big results require big ambitions. Heraclitus
[ Ambitions Big Require Results]
I instantly chucked my academic ambitions and began writing fiction full-time. Peter Straub
[ Academic Ambitions Began Fiction Full-Time Instantly Writing]
From the time I was very young, maybe five or six, I thought a lot about being an actress. I didn't tell my friends about my ambitions, though, especially when I got older, because I thought they would not receive them well. I never talked about what I wanted to do. Louise Fletcher
[ Actress Ambitions Because Being Especially Five Friends Got Lot Maybe Never Older Receive Six Talked Tell Them Though Thought Time Very Wanted Well Would Young]
In college, I got interested in news because the world was coming apart. The civil rights movement, the antiwar movement, the women's right movement. That focused my radio ambitions toward news. Bob Edwards
[ Ambitions Antiwar Apart Because Civil College Coming Focused Got Interested Movement News Radio Right Rights Toward Women World]
I don't particularly have any magical ambitions, but then, I never did. I just enjoyed the game. Paul Daniels
[ Ambitions Any Did Enjoyed Game Just Magical Never Particularly Then]
We cannot seek achievement for ourselves and forget about progress and prosperity for our community... Our ambitions must be broad enough to include the aspirations and needs of others, for their sakes and for our own. Cesar Chavez
[ Achievement Ambitions Aspirations Broad Cannot Community Enough Forget Include Must Needs Others Our Ourselves Own Progress Prosperity Sakes Seek Their]
Since we started, Chris and I had theatrical ambitions. Neil Tennant
[ Ambitions Chris Had Since Started Theatrical]
My actions to promote peace, the mediation missions which I carried out during many conflicts, which very often occurred between brothers of the same country, are not driven by any ulterior motives or any calculations based on personal ambitions. Omar Bongo
[ Actions Ambitions Any Based Between Brothers Calculations Carried Conflicts Country Driven During Many Mediation Missions Motives Occurred Often Out Peace Personal Promote Same Ulterior Very Which]
My ambitions were already very clearly fixed by the time I was 6 or 7. Joshua Lederberg
[ Already Ambitions Clearly Fixed Time Very Were]
In teaching, I wanted to offer a general pharmacology course based on chemical principles, biochemical classification and mathematical modelling. In the event I achieved neither of my ambitions. James W. Black
[ Achieved Ambitions Based Biochemical Chemical Classification Course Event General Mathematical Modelling Neither Offer Pharmacology Principles Teaching Wanted]
If you tell people your ambitions, they usually laugh at you. When I told my girlfriends when I was 12 that I was going to Hollywood, they all laughed. And here I am! Helen Reddy
[ Am Ambitions Girlfriends Going Here Hollywood Laugh Laughed Tell Told Usually Your]
Things will be very bad for Latin America. You only have to consider the ambitions and the doctrines of the empire, which regards this region as its backyard. Jose Saramago
[ Ambitions America Backyard Bad Consider Doctrines Empire Latin Only Regards Region Things Very Which Will]
Do you have any ambitions outside racing? My main ambition at the moment, whether inside or outside racing, is to become Formula 1 World Champion. Kimi Raikkonen
[ Ambition Ambitions Any Become Champion Formula Inside Main Moment Outside Racing Whether World]
I've always been most interested in the politics of everyday life: your relation to whatever you're doing, or what your ambitions are, where you live, where you find yourself in the social hierarchy. Richard Linklater
[ Always Ambitions Been Doing Everyday Find Hierarchy Interested Life Live Most Politics Relation Social Whatever Where Your Yourself]
A garden requires patient labor and attention. Plants do not grow merely to satisfy ambitions or to fulfill good intentions. They thrive because someone expended effort on them. Liberty Hyde Bailey
[ Ambitions Attention Because Effort Expended Fulfill Garden Good Grow Intentions Labor Merely Patient Plants Requires Satisfy Someone Them Thrive]
It would be difficult to have any unfulfilled ambitions because I don't have any ambitions. I've never been that kind of performer. John Hurt
[ Ambitions Any Because Been Difficult Kind Never Performer Unfulfilled Would]
All ambitions are lawful except those that climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind. Henry Ward Beecher
[ Ambitions Climb Except Lawful Mankind Miseries Those Upward]
The U.S. along with China, Japan, South Korea and Russia has an important role to play in containing North Korea's nuclear ambitions and exerting all the influence we can possibly exert. Zach Wamp
[ Along Ambitions China Containing Exert Exerting Important Influence Japan Korea North Nuclear Play Possibly Role Russia South]
According to its doctors, my one intransigent desire is to have been a Confederate general, and because I could not or would not become anything else, I set up for poet and beg an to invent fictions about the personal ambitions that my society has no use for. Allen Tate
[ According Ambitions Anything Because Become Been Beg Confederate Could Desire Doctors Else Fictions General Invent Personal Poet Set Society Up Use Would]
Most people would succeed in small things if they were not troubled with great ambitions. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
[ Ambitions Great Most Small Succeed Things Troubled Were Would]
In a couple, sometimes, one or both people have to give up their personal life, dreams and ambitions for the good of the family. Monica Bellucci
[ Ambitions Both Couple Dreams Family Give Good Life Personal Sometimes Their Up]