Realistic Ambition ~ Chögyam Trungpa

I’m a very ambitious person. However, I relate with now. On that basis, you see how far you can go, how far you can’t go. Your ambition isn’t focused on the future. If you mentally jump to a conclusion about what you would like to be, rather than what you are, then you are in trouble. So there’s nothing wrong with ambition, as long as you stay with this situation, this very realistic thing.

Chögyam Trungpa

from the book Work, Sex, Money: Real Life on the Path of Mindfulness

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