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I wasn't very ambitious as a child. I'm still not.
It makes more sense to write one big book - a novel or nonfiction narrative - than to write many stories or essays. Into a long, ambitious project you can fit or pour all you possess and learn.
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.
Am I ambitious? I used to be afraid of that word but now I think ambition is a good thing.
I think 'ambitious' is one of those adjectives used for women in a derogatory way.
I think sometimes we in the industry have to do ambitious projects.
It's hard to be ambitious if you're content, isn't it?
I don't know that I'm going to entirely do cloth diapers. I'd like to be ambitious about it, but in all honesty, I can't say that I will.
I'm very ambitious, but I also love myself - which means I try to take care of myself.
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.
It isn't that women are less ambitious, but women want to find a balance between work, love, and family.
I was really ambitious, so I was innovative. I was one of the first DJs to do live calls, 'cause I found this phone device that would pick up other people's voices.
The great thing about my two lives is I love them both. I'm very ambitious and nothing gets in the way of me practising and concentrating on winning golf tournaments. But then I come home and get back to normality.
'Pleasantville' seems tonally ambitious, but it can handle a wide breadth of tone because it's so fanciful.
I've never been ambitious.
I'm not really very ambitious. I'm more interested in enjoying my life and looking after my family than being hugely successful.
I was fiercely independent and ambitious from a very young age.
It may sound ambitious, but I really hope that modern design will spread all around the globe.
You know, you don't need a leader to sort of administer something that's going very well. In fact, in one sense, an overly ambitious person in that circumstance can probably screw it up.
Louis V. Gerstner, Jr.
I'm very ambitious. I live in reality but I have dreams I want to fulfill - I want to be a director, and I've already started my own production company. But I also have a measure of success that I keep to myself. It's something very personal to me.
I'm not really very ambitious.
I'm not an overly ambitious person; I don't feel like I have to excel.
'Angels in America' - which is composed of two three-hour plays, 'Millennium Approaches' and 'Perestroika' - proved to be a watershed drama, the most lyrical and ambitious augury of an era since Tennessee Williams's 'The Glass Menagerie.'
I am certain that the United States next year, under a new president - regardless whether it's Obama or McCain - will present an ambitious program promoting renewable energies and energy efficiency. Europe could quickly fall behind.
In reality, American girls are among the most outspoken, ambitious, successful girls in the history of the human race.
Christina Hoff Sommers
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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