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Poetry and progress are like two ambitious men who hate one another with an instinctive hatred, and when they meet upon the same road, one of them has to give place.
Around the late 1990s, I'd become convinced that one of the killer applications of robotics came from connecting robots to the Internet. The idea of solving generalized artificial intelligence was still far away, but heck, I could rent brains by hiring operators. iRobot was the name of the company and one of our most ambitious projects, iRobot LE.
There are no moral lectures in 'Lookaway, Lookaway;' there aren't even any lessons. But there is passion. It is a work that hides its craft but never its beauty, that is ambitious but never pretentious, that does not sacrifice nuance for power or power for nuance.
The tallest Trees are most in the Power of the Winds, and Ambitious Men of the Blasts of Fortune.
Among all kinds of Writing, there is none in which Authors are more apt to miscarry than in Works of Humour, as there is none in which they are more ambitious to excel.
To be honest, I was never very ambitious. And I still am not.
The young people working for me are ambitious and hard-working. That work ethic has always been a trait of the British.
I've always liked working really hard and then doing nothing in particular. So, consequently, I didn't overexpose myself; I guess I maintained a kind of mystery. I wasn't ambitious.
I'm greedy and ambitious like everybody else.
I suppose that I am ambitious.
I've always been a really ambitious person.
Being a celebrity or anything else where you're really ambitious, it's really a game to see how successful you can get.
In actuality, California could be a wonderful place to live. In fact, if you're highly educated and ambitious, you can do quite well here while enjoying the sun and the fun. The only problem: California will then blame you for your success and recommend that all your cash be removed from you.
I wasn't very ambitious as a child. I'm still not.
Am I ambitious? I used to be afraid of that word but now I think ambition is a good thing.
I was never an ambitious girl, or even a self-confident one. I never went in for beauty pageants or wore a stitch of make-up until I went to Los Angeles.
One of the things that happens in my house on the holidays is after dessert, we sit down to a very ambitious men-versus-women game of Trivial Pursuit. It's brutal. And there's a trophy.
It's hard to be ambitious if you're content, isn't it?
The companies we admire are like the people we admire: resilient, authentic, personable, collaborative, ambitious, and humble.
I think sometimes we in the industry have to do ambitious projects.
I'm very ambitious, but I also love myself - which means I try to take care of myself.
'Pleasantville' seems tonally ambitious, but it can handle a wide breadth of tone because it's so fanciful.
There's nothing wrong with raising venture capital. Many lean startups are ambitious and are able to deploy large amounts of capital. What differentiates them is their disciplined approach to determining when to spend money: after the fundamental elements of the business model have been empirically validated.
I've always been ambitious to be very good at what I do.
I was really overwhelmed by the amount of roles that I got offered that were carbon copies of what I did in 'Up in the Air.' I got every offer for every ambitious, unfeeling practically robotic character.
John F. Kennedy
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