“Ambition can give us a sense of purpose, meaning and determination. And I think that ambition need not be ruthless. Ambition begets adventure, a process that teaches us that the journey is potentially more enjoyable than the arrival. Ambition has given me tremendous energy and a way of looking at the world. What I’ve learned about ambition is to share it, that it need not always be about you, that it works best quietly but insistently and can indeed be healthy.” —Actor-director (Henry V, Cinderella) Kenneth Branagh quoted in “Soapbox: The Columnists, WSJ. Asks Six Luminaries to Weigh in on a Single Topic. This Month: Ambition,” WSJ.com, March 2015 issue
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