aspirations quotes

And no book gives a deeper insight into the inner life of the Negro, his struggles and his aspirations, than, The Souls of Black Folk.Ray Stannard Baker

I have aspirations to try and compete professionally. Any golfer that competes in tournaments would be lying if they said they didn't.Lucas Black

In the globalized world that is ours, maybe we are moving towards a global village, but that global village brings in a lot of different people, a lot of different ideas, lots of different backgrounds, lots of different aspirations.Lakhdar Brahimi

As a result of the World War and of a peace whose imperfections and risks are no longer denied by anyone, are we not even further away from the great aspirations and hopes for peace and fraternity than we were one or two decades ago?Hjalmar Branting

Well, my aspirations certainly were not to be in a pre-school show. I mean, it's certainly nothing that I considered; it's nothing I ever thought anyone would ever let me do.Steve Burns

The scene changes but the aspirations of men of good will persist.Vannevar Bush

We cannot seek achievement for ourselves and forget about progress and prosperity for our community... Our ambitions must be broad enough to include the aspirations and needs of others, for their sakes and for our own.Cesar Chavez

If we have reason to believe someone is preparing an attack against the U.S., has developed that capability, harbours those aspirations, then I think the U.S. is justified in dealing with that, if necessary, by military force.Dick Cheney

Once you start saying, 'Let's talk political, my own politics, my own aspirations,' it can become not just distracting in that it takes time, but it can become confusing and frustrating, and is this now a political agenda or a governmental agenda.Andrew Cuomo

I didn't really have any aspirations to do TV when I first decided to be an actor.Arthur Darvill

I've always had high ambitions and aspirations.James Dashner

Imagine a civilisation that's way in advance of us wants to communicate with us, and assist us in our development. The information we provide to them must reflect our highest aspirations and ideals, and not just be some crazy person's bizarre politics or religion.Paul Davies

I would be lying if I told you that I hadn't had aspirations to run for a statewide office.Wendy Davis

Laws are important precisely because in a democracy they reflect the attitudes and aspirations of those they govern.Alan Dershowitz

I began to ask two questions while I was reading a book that excited me: not only what was going to happen next, but how is this done? How is it that these words on the page make me feel the way I'm feeling? This is the line of inquiry that I think happens in a child's mind, without him even knowing he has aspirations as a writer.E. L. Doctorow

This Constitution does not reflect the thoughts, hopes and aspirations of ordinary people. It does nothing for jobs or economic growth and widens further still the democratic deficit.Nigel Farage

Some of my educated Filipino friends were aspiring poets, but their aspirations were all in the direction of the United States. They had no desire to learn from the bardic tradition that continued in the barrios. Their ideal would have been to write something that would get them to Iowa, where they would study creative writing.James Fenton

I don't really have aspirations to be Tom Hanks.Will Ferrell

I don't have real big aspirations to be a movie star. I would love to be on a long-running hit TV show. You end up playing a defining role.Jenna Fischer

Every man, through fear, mugs his aspirations a dozen times a day.Brendan Francis