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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

To be able to endure odium is the first art to be learned by those who aspire to power.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Many people genuinely do not want to be saints, and it is probable that some who achieve or aspire to sainthood have never felt much temptation to be human beings.
George Orwell

Normal is not something to aspire to, it's something to get away from.
Jodie Foster

The depth of darkness to which you can descend and still live is an exact measure of the height to which you can aspire to reach.
Pliny the Elder

Every bit of me is devoted to love and art. And I aspire to try to be a teacher to my young fans who feel just like I felt when I was younger. I just felt like a freak. I guess what I'm trying to say is I'm trying to liberate them, I want to free them of their fears and make them feel that they can make their own space in the world.
Lady Gaga
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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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