aspirations quotes

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

The real tragedy of the poor is the poverty of their aspirations.Adam Smith

Don't let young people tell you their aspirations; when they drop them they will drop you.Logan Pearsall Smith

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

The nineteenth century was completely lacking in logic, it had cosmic terms and hopes, and aspirations, and discoveries, and ideals but it had no logic.Gertrude Stein

Keep high aspirations, moderate expectations, and small needs.William Howard Stein

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

'Do What You Gotta Do' is a positive, inspirational song that says no matter what it is; whether you're up against challenges or trying to get your dreams and aspirations met, you should do what whatever you have to do shy of killing yourself or someone else.Angie Stone

I do have an older brother! But you know, he and I have always gotten along. We've always had different aspirations.Jennifer Stone

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

I didn't have any aspirations of becoming famous or successful; in fact I was scared to death of all that. I remember somebody once said that if a rock musician goes on tour, he goes insane. I was very impressionable and I carried this useless weight of fear around with me about going on tour, all because of this thing somebody said.Steve Vai

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

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

Our politics are our deepest form of expression: they mirror our past experiences and reflect our dreams and aspirations for the future.Paul Wellstone

I've definitely become smuttier. When I first started out, I had these aspirations: 'I'm not going to do jokes about anything crude because I'm bigger and better than that.' But then, I don't know... It makes me laugh, so I started doing it.Jack Whitehall

I never, ever would have imagined the kind of career I've had. It just wouldn't have occurred to me that anything like this could have been possible. I didn't have any such aspirations. And I still can't believe my good fortune.Edith Widder

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

By nature, I'm a very positive person, and because I'm happy in myself, and in my life, and I've got a great husband, and beautiful children, and I have a job that I love that calls for a certain amount of emotional expression, I get to realise a lot of my dreams and aspirations.Kate Winslet

The country experience was more of a departure. When you consider my education and my upbringing, you can see that was more of country rock outgrowth of my popular music aspirations.Tom Wopat