aspirations quotes

There are many domestic issues that give us a lot of common ground to work on. Health, education and immigration are among the areas where we share mutual goals and aspirations. There are also many values that we share as a communities.Robert Menendez

I'm encouraging kids to use computers at their own pace to build aspirations.Sugata Mitra

Trickle-down theories do not address the legitimate aspirations of the poor. We must lift those at the bottom so that poverty is erased from the dictionary of modern India.Pranab Mukherjee

The young have aspirations that never come to pass, the old have reminiscences of what never happened.Hector Hugh Munro

My dreams and aspirations when I was a child for as long as I can remember was to be an entertainer.Brittany Murphy

The powers, aspirations, and mission of man are such as to raise the study of his origin and nature, inevitably and by the very necessity of the case, from the mere physiological to the psychological stage of scientific operations.Richard Owen

Bringing an end to the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians may help the young Arab generation to realise their aspirations. Israel is more than willing to offer our experience in building a modern economy in spite of limited resources to the whole region.Shimon Peres

The Tories and the Lib Dems talk about social mobility, but, short of winning the lottery, the only way to guarantee young people from all backgrounds the opportunity to do better and to raise aspirations is through education.Lucy Powell

When I was 13, I entered the seminary in the hope of becoming a priest. But I often found myself helping the nuns in the kitchen and thus discovered my passion for cooking. I began to cultivate my skills and aspirations at the age of 15, when I embarked on my first apprenticeship.Joel Robuchon

Patience doesn't mean making a pact with the devil of denial, ignoring our emotions and aspirations. It means being wholeheartedly engaged in the process that's unfolding, rather than ripping open a budding flower or demanding a caterpillar hurry up and get that chrysalis stage over with.Sharon Salzberg

The Charter of the United Nations expresses the noblest aspirations of man: abjuration of force in the settlement of disputes between states; the assurance of human rights and fundamental freedoms for all without distinction as to race, sex, language or religion; the safeguarding of international peace and security.Haile Selassie

I had no aspirations to be a musician, but I picked up a guitar for two seconds and haven't put it down since.Slash

Somehow, knowing that Alzheimer's is coming mocks all one's aspirations - to tell stories, to think through certain issues as only a novel can do, to be recognised for one's accomplishments and hard work - in a way that old familiar death does not.Jane Smiley

If you've got aspirations to be a manager or coach, obviously coaching your country would be a great honour.Gary Speed

If poetry should address itself to the same needs and aspirations, the same hopes and fears, to which the Bible addresses itself, it might rival it in distribution.Wallace Stevens

The most important thing is to follow your instinct and get involved with some friends who have similar tastes and aspirations and like music as much as you do.Mick Taylor

A lot of young people have all these aspirations but many of them don't believe they're possible.Tinie Tempah

The advice I will give my children, if and when they have Olympic aspirations, will be to go for it.Kerri Walsh

Institutions develop because people put a lot of trust in them, they meet real needs, they represent important aspirations, whether it's monasteries, media, or banks, people begin by trusting these institutions, and gradually the suspicion develops that actually they're working for themselves, not for the community.Rowan Williams

America is not just a democracy, it represents a certain culture of competitive mobility and personality aspirations, politics is not merely a clash of interests, but a clash of dreams.David Brooks