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Definition of Aspire

Aspire

  1. To desire with eagerness; to seek to attain something high or great; to pant; to long; -- followed by to or after, and rarely by at; as, to aspire to a crown; to aspire after immorality.
  2. To rise; to ascend; to tower; to soar.
  3. To aspire to; to long for; to try to reach; to mount to.
  4. Aspiration.

Aspire Quotations

Great theatre is about challenging how we think and encouraging us to fantasize about a world we aspire to.
Willem Dafoe

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.
Matthew Modine

I can and do aspire to be greater than the sum total of my experiences, but I accept my limitations. I willingly accept that we who judge must not deny the differences resulting from experience and heritage but attempt, as the Supreme Court suggests, continuously to judge when those opinions, sympathies and prejudices are appropriate.
Sonia Sotomayor

There is always tension between the possibilities we aspire to and our wounded memories and past mistakes.
Sean Brady

Good character consists of recognizing the selfishness that inheres in each of us and trying to balance it against the altruism to which we should all aspire. It is a difficult balance to strike, but no definition of goodness can be complete without it.
Alan Dershowitz
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Aspire Translations

aspire in Afrikaans is aansoek doen
aspire in French is aspirent, aspirer, aspirez, aspirons
aspire in German is aufstreben, streben, anstreben
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