Quotation Explorer - 'Aspire'

Work, home, or play we should all aspire to inspire everyday. - Mark W. Boyer
When my son speaks of playing sports, I've always told him: playing on the team is great, but aspire to be the guy who owns the team. I've always told my son: most of the guys on the team will end up bankrupt with bum knees, but not the guy who owns that franchise. - Brandi L. Bates
As it happened, all three of us turned out to be real writers--a coincidence almost too large to be termed mere coincidence in a society where literally tens of thousands (maybe hundreds of thousands) of college students aspire to the writer's trade and where bare hundreds actually break through. - Stephen King
No one has any right to tell you that the way you perceive yourself is wrong. Because by doing so, they also discourage the person you aspire to be. - Kamand Kojouri
If you have any young friends who aspire to become writers, the second greatest favor you can do them is to present them with copies of The Elements of Style. The first greatest, of course, is to shoot them now, while they’re happy. - Dorothy Parker
Your heart desire will come, but when it comes, you desire for another, and when it comes again, you still aspire for another, that shows your level of ingratitude. - Michael Bassey Johnson
We are all materialistic. There are different levels of materialism! Some aspire to a fancy car, others only wish to go to bed at night with a full stomach. - D.J. Jouett
Aspire to do anything, start something and stop at nothing. - Kayambila Mpulamasaka
What do I aspire to be? Just an ordinary person who values living. - Marty Rubin
Aspirations are useless, because to aspire, is to reach. Dream, they say, but not too big. Laugh, they say, but not too loudly. Love, they say, but not too hard. - Logan Keys
I believe entertainment can aspire to be art, and can become art, but if you set out to make art you're an idiot. - Steve Martin
Every great man is an idol, an oracle of inquiry. Don't aspire to know the former, but aspire to know the diety in his soul. - Michael Bassey Johnson
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place. - Cicero
Our democracy should aspire to be more democratic. - DaShanne Stokes
Approach each new day as a new opportunity to be the person you aspire to be. - Bill Courtney
Work neither for fame nor profit. An artist should aspire only to inspire. - Hayden Pearton
Dare to think the unimaginable, imagine the unthinkable, dream of that which will never happen, yet continue to aspire and to test the limits of your very being and those around you. - Mark W. Boyer
In life what you ASPIRE will TRANSPIRE—be it Loss or Gain, Sun or Rain, Joy or Pain. - RVM. - R.v.m.
Aspire to decency. Practice civility toward one another. Admire and emulate ethical behavior wherever you find it. Apply a rigid standard of morality to your lives; and if, periodically, you fail ­ as you surely will ­ adjust your lives, not the standards. - Ted Koppel
The heights to which we aspire - often prove not as lofty as those that transpire. - Warren Olson
The depth of darkness to which you can descend and still live is an exact measure of the height to which you can aspire to reach. - Pliny the Elder
If you can find no one to become your ideal to aspire to, no one to be your ultimate example, your idol, your motivation— don't fret! You can and you must become your own ultimate aspiration, your own example, your own idol, ideal, motivation! You go and be what you haven't found yet! - C. JoyBell C.
I aspire to inspire before I expire. - Pravinee Hurbungs
Aspire for progress, hunger for success, and strive for greatness. - Jon Weberg
Ultimately, the only power to which man should aspire is that which he exercises over himself. - Elie Wiesel
Normal is not something to aspire to, it's something to get away from. - Jodie Foster
It begins with the natural feeling that one wants to serve, to serve first. Then conscious choice brings one to aspire to lead. That person is sharply different from one who is leader first, perhaps because ofthe need to assuage an unusual power drive. - Robert Greenleaf
We are flawed creatures with explosive feelings that subconsciously aspire to be non-violent sociopaths. - Jayme K.
When you aspire to inspire before you expire, you conspire to inspire even after you pause to respire. Keep pushing it! - Israelmore Ayivor
Those who seek to aspire are those who achieve Greatness. - Saim .A. Cheeda
A magnificent cause can overcome a prickly personality, but your ability to enchant people increases if they like you, so you should aspire to both. You’ll know that you’re likeable when you can communicate freely, casually, and comfortably with people. - Guy Kawasaki
A man who can own pearls does not bother about shells, and those who aspire to virtue do not trouble themselves over honors. - Francis de Sales
The human mind and body are truly extraordinary. They are the quintessence of excellence in motion. We talk, touch, see, hear, taste, smell, and feel. We dream, aspire, and become. All that we are is mind and body and spirit—that is our universe. - Lorii Myers
Walter Pater said that all the arts aspire to the condition of music, but I’ve always felt that music aspires to the condition of words. - John Ashbery
Jane Austen is the pinnacle to which all other authors aspire. - J. K. Rowling
Say little, and love much; give all; judge no man; aspire to all that is pure and good. - White Eagle
A life dedicated to serving others is the life we should all aspire to live. - Auliq-Ice
I think honesty is the most heroic quality one can aspire to. - Daniel Radcliffe
It’s okay to aspire to a better life,but don’t let it stop you fromenjoying the life you already have. - Domonique Bertolucci
Aspire to be who you most admire - Deborah A. Carr
What we truly and earnestly aspire to be, that in some sense, we are. The mere aspiration, by changing the frame of the mind, for the moment realizes itself. - Anna Jameson
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at second, or even the third place. - Cicero
Man cannot aspire if he looks down; if he rises, he must look up. - Samuel Smiles
We can aspire to anything, but we don't get it just 'cause we want it. I would rather spend my life close to the birds than waste it wishing I had wings. - Eli Attie
To fornicate is to aspire to enter into another; the artist never emerges from himself. - Charles Baudelaire
We dream. We aspire. We hope. Sure, we can get down too. But it's not about that. It's not those moments that define us. It's those times when we're looking forward, seeing that brighter future, and acting on it. - Zechariah Barrett
Many people genuinely do not wish to be saints, and it is possible that some who achieve or aspire to sainthood have never had much temptation to be human beings. - George Orwell
To aspire is to go back to the start of the journey when you're one lap away from the finish line, we have to begin with the end in mind and dig for for the opium goals. - Goitsemang Mvula
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