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Aspiration Quotes


These are some of the best 'Aspiration' quotations and sayings.

Aspirations after the holy - the only aspirations in which the soul can be assured it will never meet with disappointment.

Be always displeased with what thou art if thou desire to attain to what thou art not, for where thou hast pleased thyself, there thou abidest.

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

It is not for man to rest in absolute contentment. - He is born to hopes and aspirations as the sparks fly upward, unless he has brutified his nature and quenched the spirit of immortality which is his portion.

It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are thoroughly alive. There are certain things we feel to be beautiful and good, and we must hunger after them.

Man can climb to the highest summits, but he cannot dwell there long.

Man ought always to have something that he prefers to life; otherwise life itself will seem to him tiresome and void.

No bird soars too high, if he soars with his own wings.

The heart is a small thing, but desireth great matters. It is not sufficient for a kite's dinner, yet the whole world is not sufficient for it.

There are glimpses of heaven to us in every act, or thought, or word, that raises us above ourselves.

There is no sorrow I have thought more about than that - to love what is great, and try to reach it, and yet to fail.

They build too low who build beneath the skies.

They build too low who build beneath the skies.

Tis not what man Does which exalts him, but what man Would do!

We are not to make the ideas of contentment and aspiration quarrel, for God made them fast friends. - A man may aspire, and yet be quite content until it is time to rise; and both flying and resting are but parts of one contentment. The very fruit of the gospel is aspiration. It is to the heart what spring is to the earth, making every root, and bud, and bough desire to be more.

What we truly and earnestly aspire to be, that in some sense we are. - The mere aspiration, by changing the frame and spirit of the mind, for the moment realizes itself.

You cannot demonstrate an emotion or prove an aspiration.