Ambitions

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“What do you want to be when you grow up?”, my kindergarten teacher asked. Kinda funny that she was asking a group of four and five year olds what their ambitions for the future were. I know mine changed about every other week. I probably said something silly like a roller coaster tester or a member of the circus. I can recall having different ambitions practically every week. One week I would want to be a race car driver, then next an astronaut, then maybe I’d change my mind again and say I wanted to be a princess or a food tester so I could eat all the yummy food. It seems that when your young your ambitions are so wild and crazy that they are usually un attain able. But that doesn’t stop us from having them. Ambition is something that everyone has. It’s an eager, and sometimes an inordinate, desire for, honor, superiority, power, or the attainment of something that is immensely de Continue...


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A lot of the time people aspire to be powerful and rich, which is why it isn't surprising that the word ambition is derived from the Middle English word "ambicioun which means excessive desire for power, money or wealth (www. My uncle who had dreams of becoming a great athlete had given up his dream after college. Overall, ambition can be a driving force for success, or in some cases a road to failure. But shortly after all these offers overwhelmed her she realized that if she were to pursue this dream she would never really be able to have a family; at least not the kind of family she pictured. Not like a steady school teacher but she taught pre-k and nursery school, she taught employees how to manage the computers, she teaches basket classes, and even cooking classes. Just at the peak of what could have been a great long lasting career he injured his leg and stopped playing. But as long as you try your best and stay true to them, you always have a chance of reaching your goals. My mom for instance had gone to college for theater with dreams of becoming an actress. My grandmother for instance never really had ambitions of becoming anything spectacular. Well not everyone has such extreme ambitions, which is probably why they have accomplished them. The funny thing about ambitions is that they can change with the blink of an eye. She gave up her dream of becoming an actress and focused on starting a family.

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