Aspiration Quotes (57) Spiritual Sayings

Summary: Definition of Aspiration.  A strong desire, longing, or aim; ambition: intellectual aspirations. A goal or objective that is strongly desired: The presidency has been his aspiration since boyhood.


To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.
~ Khalil Gibran

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
~ Eleanor Roosevelt

Our aspirations are our possibilities.
~ Samuel Johnson

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.
~ Arthur Schopenhauer

A man--be the heavens ever praised!--is sufficient for himself.
~ Thomas Carlyle

Commerce is of trivial import; love, faith, truth of character, the aspiration of man, these are sacred.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

He who stands on tiptoe does not stand firm.
~ Laozi

In order to fully realise our aspirations, we must create in the masses of the people the sense of sacrifice and responsibility that has been the characteristic of the anarchist movement throughout its historic development in Spain.
~ Federica Montseny

Success is the good fortune that comes from aspiration, desperation, perspiration,and inspiration.
~ Evan Esar

You will become as small as your controlling desire; as great as you dominant aspiration.
~ James Allen

An aspiration is a joy forever, a possession as solid as a landed estate.
~ Robert Louis Stevenson

If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
~ Henry David Thoreau

If you can dream it, you can achieve it.
~ Zig Ziglar

If a man constantly aspires is he not elevated?
~ Henry David Thoreau

Your aspirations are your possibilities.
~ Samuel Johnson

If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
~ Henry David Thoreau 

There is no greatness without passion to be great, whether it's the aspiration of an athlete or an artist, a scientist, a parent, or a businessperson.
~ Tony Robbins

Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity.
~ Khalil Gibran
Inspirational, Life, Inspiring
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We learn to treasure what is above this earth; we long for revelation, which nowhere burns more purely and more beautifully than in the New Testament.
~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree. All these aspirations are directed toward ennobling man's life, lifting it from the sphere of mere physical existence and leading the individual towards freedom.
~ Albert Einstein

An aspiration is a joy forever, a possession as solid as a landed estate, a fortune which we can never exhaust and which gives us year by year a revenue of pleasurable activity.
~ Robert Louis Stevenson

Did you ever hear of a man who had striven all his life faithfully and singly towards an object, and in no measure obtained it? If a man constantly aspires, is he not elevated? Did ever a man try heroism, magnanimity, truth, sincerity, and find that there was no advantage in them,--that it was a vain endeavor?
~ Henry David Thoreau

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
~ Mark Twain

My business is to teach my aspirations to confirm themselves to fact, not to try and make facts harmonize with my aspirations.
~ Thomas Huxley

Do not lose hold of your dreams or aspirations. For if you do, you may still exist but you have ceased to live.
~ Henry David Thoreau

God has never ceased to be the one true aim of all right human aspirations.
~ Alexandre Vinet

The specific is not exclusive: it lacks the aspiration to totality.
~ Theodor Adorno

India is the meeting place of the religions and among these Hinduism alone is by itself a vast and complex thing, not so much a religion as a great diversified and yet subtly unified mass of spiritual thought, realization and aspiration.
~ Sri Aurobindo

To have his path made clear for him is the aspiration of every human being in our beclouded and tempestuous existence.
~ Joseph Conrad

Not chance of birth or place has made us friends, Being oftentimes of different tongues and nations, But the endeavor for the selfsame ends, With the same hopes, and fears, and aspirations.
~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Vision looks outward and becomes aspiration.
~ Stephen Samuel Wise

Selfishness is the only real atheism; aspiration, unselfishness, the only real religion.
~ Israel Zangwill

A noble man compares and estimates himself by an idea which is higher than himself; and a mean man, by one lower than himself. The one produces aspiration; the other ambition, which is the way in which a vulgar man aspires.
~ Marcus Aurelius

If you can dream it, you can do it.
~ Walt Disney 

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.
~ C. S. Lewis

If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.
~ William Arthur Ward

Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you've imagined.
~ Henry David Thoreau

Selfishness is the only real atheism.
~ Israel Zangwill

Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark.
~ Rabindranath Tagore

Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.
~ James Dean

Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.
~ Rabindranath Tagore

You see things and you say, 'Why?'. But I dream things and I say, 'Why not?'.
~ George Bernard Shaw

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambition.
~ Mark Twain

Sport has the power to overcome old divisions and create the bond of common aspirations
~ Nelson Mandela

Dance is about never-ending aspiration.
~ Judith Jamison

A man's worth depends upon the nobility of his aspirations.
~ Ali ibn Abi Talib
Men, Nobility, Depends
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Kindness and a good heart are the foundation for success in this life, progress on the spiritual path, and the fulfillment of our aspirations. Our need for them is not limited to any specific time, place, society, or culture.
~ Dalai Lama 

Attach yourself to what is spiritually superior, regardless of what other people think or do. Hold to your true aspirations no matter what is going on around you.
~ Epictetus

The one quality which sets one man apart from another- the key which lifts one to every aspiration while others are caught up in the mire of mediocrity- is not talent, formal education, nor intellectual brightness - it is self-discipline. With self-discipline all things are possible. Without it, even the simplest goal can seem like the impossible dream.
~ Theodore Roosevelt

Inspiration follows aspiration.
~ Rabindranath Tagore

Dreaming is one of humanity’s greatest gifts - it champions aspiration, spurs innovation, leads to change, and propels the world forward.
~ Richard Branson 

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