The term “ambition” can be defined as the strong desire to be successful, rich, powerful, etc: motivated by personal ambition (Oxford Learner’s Dictionary 2005:45). Ambition is the possession of motivation for power. Ambitious persons seek power either for themselves or for others. As a human characteristics, ambition can be separated from the existence of human himself in this world. Everybody wants to get happiness in their life.
3. THE UNDERSTANDING OF AMBITION IN SHAKESPEARE’S AGE In today’s world, ambition is considered a positive characteristic of people as it is defined in the English Oxford Dictionary as “a strong desire to do or achieve something”. It means a person wants to achieve or obtain success, power, honor, wealth or accomplish a specific goal. Hence, ambition is a center of our aims and a deep desire for some type of accomplishment and it inspires people to realize their dreams. Today, ambition is respected as a strong quality of a person and it is essential for success.
Ambition is the desire to achieve a goal through determination and hard work. Undoubtedly, the secret of America’s idea of success corresponds with ambition and the lack thereof when measuring reward. Although every man may not have the same definition of success, throughout the continuing lifespan of America, success has revolved around accomplishing one 's goals. Historically, America has become one of the most successful nations in the world, and throughout history. While its ambitions prod it toward achievement, this also condemns it to failure.
Ambition is one of the best qualities a person can have, without it many people would not have been able to achieve the dream they were striving for. People see ambition as one of the greatest driving forces out there and others think “Ambition is among the strongest and most creative forces in the arsenal of human psychology and frequently the reason things get done.” The author stated how ambition is what constantly helps us get things done. without it we would all find it hard to get things done, if it’s doing something simple like working out in the morning, to doing something large like starting a company. We all need the ambition to be able to get anything in life done. This is example, shows how ambition helps people in everyday life
Jake New provides us with a statement validating how much time and effort is put into sports, “Most college athletes say they spend as much or more time on sports during the off-season as they do during the season, leaving them little time for common college student activities like studying, internships and part-time jobs.” (New). Cheerleaders should not be categorized as anything less when the same amount of dedication is put into the sport. These are not all of the reasons that could be argued when debating if cheerleading should be classified as a sport or not. Some other points that could argue cheerleading to be a sport are maintaining good grades, wearing a uniform, and performing in front of judges to determine if you have the ability to be a cheerleader. This is an argument I do believe that will take place in future debates.
Goals Ambition. Many people say that ambition is a necessary trait not only to become successful but also to overcome those with natural talent. But is it imperative? Is it ambition still when you will do all it takes to achieve it regardless of the repercussions? After all, we are still human and we will do whatever is necessary to survive even if it means ending another.
Ambitions are the desires of humans that demands to be achieved or done. Being too ambitious can sometimes lead to the opposite of our aims. People in the past had a thought that excess in ambition would only lead to corruption. However, people nowadays believe that the more ambitious you are the greater you will achieve or become. Is it true, will excess in ambition lead to downfall or not?
Merriam Webster’s Online Dictionary has defined ambition as “a desire to be successful, powerful, or famous. Perseverance as “the quality that allows someone to continue trying to do something even though it is difficult”. And confidence as “a feeling or belief that you can do something well or succeed at something”. All people have different dreams or goals and use these key actions to get where they want to go. In some cases such as Macbeth, these qualities can be very negative and affect others in their daily life.
Many people find this term hard to grasp, often confusing it with other words, and only look at the positive connotations of the term and forget the negative aspects that it brings about. Ambition can be analyzed through the word origin, behaviors of ambitious people, examples that support it, and contrasting it with its negative connotation. First, the word ambition was originally derived from the Latin term ambitiōn-em meaning “of action.” Ambitiōn-em comes from the word ambī-re which means “to go around or about.” The term then was introduced into the French language as ambition which originated in the 14th century. Other meanings of the word include “eager desire or honour, etc.,” “ostentation, pomp,” or “earnest desire generally.” The meaning that has been adopted by modern language is “eager desire or honour, etc.” This definition directly correlates to the current meaning of the word of “a strong or ardent desire of anything considered advantageous, honouring, or creditable. Const.
“According to a survey conducted by Varsity Brands...cheerleaders were more likely to hold a leadership position in their school or community (Healthline).” The word leader is in the name of the activity and shows that cheerleaders or more than cheerleaders but are also team players. Having a team is almost like having a second family and when cheerleaders sing with their team it has benefits. “University of Sheffield indicates that even if you’re a bad singer, you can benefit emotionally, socially, and cognitively from singing with a group (Healthline).” Singing with the team gives emotional and brain benefits, which can create a happy and fun-filled