“Some people may call me a nerd. I claim the label with pride.”

— Bill Gates, Share via Whatsapp

“Keep your eyes on the stars and your feet on the ground”

— Theodore Roosevelt, Share via Whatsapp

“Clear skin, a manicure, a couple dead zombies, and then fame!”

— Faith McKay, Lipstick & Zombies, Share via Whatsapp

“You have ambition, Tané. Never apologise for that.”

— Samantha Shannon, The Priory of the Orange Tree, Share via Whatsapp

“When people throw stones at you, don t throw them back. Collect them all and build an empire.”

— Anonymous, Share via Whatsapp

“لا أدري لماذا حياتي صعبة هكذا. هل يحصل هذا معي لأن لدي حلمًا؟”

— Sun-mi Hwang, The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly, Share via Whatsapp

“Self-reliance and self-learning are your greatest assets.”

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind, Share via Whatsapp

“Love the writing, love the writing, love the writing... the rest will follow.”

— Jane Yolen, Share via Whatsapp

“Ambition is not everything. No. Not everything, but it s something. Something important, if you ask me.”

— Tiffany Quay Tyson, Three Rivers, Share via Whatsapp

“This is a woman whose belly is filled with pride. She has been eating nothing but her own ambition for nearly thirty years.”

— Philippa Gregory, The White Queen, Share via Whatsapp

“The mayor was the most dangerous of individuals. He possessed, in equal amounts, unhealthy doses of charm and ambition. He was a driven opportunist.”

— Marc Fitten, Share via Whatsapp

“Oh, it s delightful to have ambitions. I m so glad I have such a lot. And there never seems to be any end to them-- that s the best of it. Just as soon as you attain to one ambition you see another one glittering higher up still. It does make life so interesting.”

— L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables, Share via Whatsapp

“A man’s worth is no greater than the worth of his ambitions.”

— Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, Meditations, Share via Whatsapp

“Ambition is not a dirty word. Piss on compromise. Go for the throat.”

— Steven Erikson, Gardens of the Moon, Share via Whatsapp

“We have advantages. We have a cushion to fall back on. This is abundance. A luxury of place and time. Something rare and wonderful. It s almost historically unprecedented. We must do extraordinary things. We have to. It would be absurd not to.”

— Dave Eggers, A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, Share via Whatsapp

“I know what I want. I will pursue it with all heart.”

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!, Share via Whatsapp

“You shouldn t do that, said Laura. You could set yourself on fire.”

— Margaret Atwood, The Blind Assassin, Share via Whatsapp