Ambition quotations

“It is a paradoxical but profoundly true and important principle of life that the most likely way to reach a goal is to be aiming not at that goal itself but at some more ambitious goal beyond it.”
Arnold Toynbee


“At the age of 6 years, I wanted to be a chef. At the age of 7, I wanted to be Napoleon. My ambitions have continued to grow at the same rate ever since.”
Salvador Dali


“”Greg dreams of mining asteroids, curing cancer, eradicating hunger and becoming president.” Ah, I remember those days. I had almost exactly the same dreams as a kid, before I got ambitious.”
Eliezer S. Yudkowsky


“The universe is not required to be in perfect harmony with human ambition.”
Carl Sagan

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