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Normal is not something to aspire to, it's something to get away from.
Many people genuinely do not want to be saints, and it is probable that some who achieve or aspire to sainthood have never felt much temptation to be human beings.
To be able to endure odium is the first art to be learned by those who aspire to power.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Every bit of me is devoted to love and art. And I aspire to try to be a teacher to my young fans who feel just like I felt when I was younger. I just felt like a freak. I guess what I'm trying to say is I'm trying to liberate them, I want to free them of their fears and make them feel that they can make their own space in the world.
For those who aspire to live in a high cost, high tax, big government place, our nation and the world offers plenty of options. Vermont, Canada and Venezuela all offer you the opportunity to live in the socialist, big government paradise you long for.
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
I believe entertainment can aspire to be art, and can become art, but if you set out to make art you're an idiot.
Jane Austen is the pinnacle to which all other authors aspire.
J. K. Rowling
Aspire rather to be a hero than merely appear one.
To desire is to obtain; to aspire is to achieve.
I aspire to be that, to be a voice of reason one day.
We should all aspire in life to do a multitude of things well - to be a great father, to be a good husband, to be a good lover, you know, to try to do things the best you can is very important to me.
My deal is have a flat, simple tax. And - Americans want - Americans I hope - aspire to be - be wealthy. I hope they aspire to have a better quality of life. And we have this class warfare that's going on now. And I don't agree with that. I'm interested in people getting to work.
I agree to, or rather aspire to, my doom.
I neither will aspire to nor will I accept, the position of president of the council of state and commander in chief.
I've run into certain geniuses of individualism - they are very few and far between - who live their lives completely on their own terms; they are very powerful and have a great amount of happiness. We all should aspire to that.
I think people are learning to actually aspire to be objectified.
Man may aspire to virtue, but he cannot reasonably aspire to truth.
I definitely aspire to be someone like Tyra Banks, who's created an empire for herself.
Man cannot aspire if he looked down; if he rise, he must look up.
We try, we fail, we posture, we aspire, we pontificate - and then we age, shrink, die, and vanish.
There is not a right too long denied to which we do not aspire in order to achieve; there is not a wrong too long endured that we are not determined to abolish.
I think that enduring, committed love between a married couple, along with raising children, is the most noble act anyone can aspire to. It is not written about very much.
Each one of us, and, indeed, all those who aspire to national leadership must bring their own visions, views and styles to the business of reforming Nigeria, and the search for solutions.
I always wanted, and still aspire, to be something more than just one thing, just one performance.
We need to become energy independent or at least aspire to that.
A golf course should aspire to generate as much energy as it consumes - golf should be leading the way toward energy net zero.
I don't think a party can aspire to be the majority party if it's the old white guy party.
We need to change America's image round the world. America has lost some lustre in terms of how folks aspire to be like us.
Samuel L. Jackson
I want to aspire to something like what Denzel Washington does, which is try to find scripts written for white actors - or Jodie Foster, who reads scripts for male actors.
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