Quotes: aspirations

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  • Buzz Aldrin
    Buzz Aldrin
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    A family needs to work as a team, supporting each other's individual aims and aspirations.
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    German philosopher 1788-1860
    Arthur Schopenhauer
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    A man's face as a rule says more, and more interesting things, than his mouth, for it is a compendium of everything his mouth will ever say, in that it is the monogram of all this man's thoughts and aspirations.
  • Carl Jung
    Carl Jung
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    Caution has its place, no doubt, but we cannot refuse our support to a serious venture which challenges the whole of the personality. If we oppose it, we are trying to suppress what is best in man -his daring and his aspirations. And should we succeed, we should only have stood in the way of that invaluable experience which might have given a meaning to life. What would have happened if Paul had allowed himself to be talked out of his journey to Damascus?
  • Logan Pearsall Smith
    Logan Pearsall Smith
    English writer 1865-1946
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    Don't let young people tell you their aspirations; when they drop them they will drop you.
  • Louisa May Alcott
    Louisa May Alcott
    American Author 1832-1888
    Louisa May Alcott
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    Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    American poet 1819-1892
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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    How beautiful is youth! how bright it gleams with its illusions, aspirations, dreams! Book of Beginnings, Story without End, Each maid a heroine, and each man a friend!
  • Victor Borge
    Victor Borge
    Danish-American comedian, conductor, and pianist 1909-2000
    Victor Borge
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    Humor is something that thrives between man's aspirations and his limitations. There is more logic in humor than in anything else. Because, you see, humor is truth.
  • Anne Hathaway
    Anne Hathaway
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    I have no aspirations of world domination through the pop charts. None at all.
  • Marshall Mcluhan
    Marshall Mcluhan
    Canadian professor and philosopher 1911-1980
    Marshall Mcluhan
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    Ideally, advertising aims at the goal of a programmed harmony among all human impulses and aspirations and endeavors. Using handicraft methods, it stretches out toward the ultimate electronic goal of a collective consciousness.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
    Albert Einstein
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    It is a very high goal which, with our weak powers, we can reach only very inadequately, but which gives a sure foundation to our aspirations and valuations.
  • Robert Southey
    Robert Southey
    British writer 1774-1843
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    It is not for man to rest in absolute contentment. He is born to hopes and aspirations as the sparks fly upward, unless he has brutalized his nature and quenched the spirit of immortality which is his portion.
  • Robert Browning
    Robert Browning
    English poet 1812-1889
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    Our aspirations are our possibilities.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
    Carl Sagan
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    Relativity does set limits on what humans can ultimately do. But the universe is not required to be in perfect harmony with human aspirations.
    Source: Cosmos (1980)
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
    Albert Einstein
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    The highest principles for our aspirations and judgments are given to us in the Jewish-Christian religious tradition.
  • The influx of women into paid work and her increased power raise a woman's aspirations and hopes for equal treatment at home. Her lower wage and status at work and the threat of divorce reduce what she presses for and actually expects.
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