Top 202 Aspirations Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Aspirations Quotes from famous people such as Danny Meyer, Abraham Maslow, Mercedes Schlapp, Mayawati, Alek Wek, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

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Restaurants are like kids. You hope you understand their innate gifts, and then you let them realize their aspirations.
Danny Meyer
The science of psychology has been far more successful on the negative than on the positive side… It has revealed to us much about man’s shortcomings, his illnesses, his sins, but little about his potentialities, his virtues, his achievable aspirations, or his psychological health.
Abraham Maslow
Scandals have impacted many politicians’ careers and aspirations. Some have survived, and others have fallen.
Mercedes Schlapp
Our government, keeping aspirations of the Brahmin community in mind, will construct a statue of Parshuram grander than the one promised by the SP.
True beauty is born through our actions and aspirations and in the kindness we offer to others.
Alek Wek
I grew up in Florida, so you start swimming at the age of 1, really. By 10, I was competitive swimming, and by 12, I had aspirations to be the best in the world.
Diana Nyad
When I settled to writing seriously, which would be in my 30s, I did expect to be published eventually, but my aspirations weren’t very high. A published book and a few appreciative readers was my idea of heaven.
Jo Beverley
‘The Wire’ is, by far, my favorite television show of all time. And I’ve always said that my aspirations for ‘Luke Cage’ was that it would be ‘The Wire’ of the Marvel television universe.
Cheo Hodari Coker
Lately, I have realised that as an actor, I am representing certain aspirations to the world, and it’s important that I respect the love people have for me.
Swara Bhaskar
The hallmark of our age is the tension between aspirations and sluggish institutions.
John W. Gardner
You look at the instrumentation, and you can’t really argue that we set out with commercial aspirations. Banjos and things like that are not part of some formula for global success. But it felt right, and I think there’s some value to purity of intention.
Ted Dwane
The struggle for democracy and human rights in Burma is a struggle for life and dignity. It is a struggle that encompasses our political, social and economic aspirations.
Aung San Suu Kyi
The beautiful vagabonds, endowed with every grace, masters of all climes, and knowing no bounds – how many human aspirations are realized in their free, holiday-lives, and how many suggestions to the poet in their flight and song!
John Burroughs
I don’t really have aspirations to be Tom Hanks.
Will Ferrell
The influx of women into paid work and her increased power raise a woman’s aspirations and hopes for equal treatment at home. Her lower wage and status at work and the threat of divorce reduce what she presses for and actually expects.
Arlie Russell Hochschild
The issue of Kashmir is both political and emotional in nature. Any pragmatic and lasting solution needs India and Pakistan sitting together on a table and discussing a solution that addresses the aspirations of Kashmiris and does not compromise the territorial integrity of either India or Pakistan.
Mehbooba Mufti
Marriage, in its truest sense, is a partnership of equals, with neither exercising dominion over the other, but, rather, with each encouraging and assisting the other in whatever responsibilities and aspirations he or she might have.
Gordon B. Hinckley
I love just being an actor. I love writing, but I’m not a writer. I have no aspirations to direct.
Charlie Weber
True beauty is born through our actions and aspirations and in the kindness we offer to others.
Alek Wek
Father knew me not. All my aspirations in life were a sealed book to him, as much as his peculiar religious experiences were to me.
John Burroughs
Anchors are those people in your life who remind you of who you are – your values, aspirations, and worth – even when you forget. Keep them close and always let them know how much they mean to you.
Vivek Murthy
The budget is not just a collection of numbers, but an expression of our values and aspirations.
Jack Lew
I no longer have aspirations to be a superstar or a famous dancer. In fact, I’ve got a rehearsal hall down in the basement of my house and I never even go down there to practice my dancing at all.
Ken Berry
We live in an age of global expectations. Our hopes have converged in many ways, none more so than in our democratic aspirations.
Eskinder Nega
She was a performance artist calling herself Lady Gaga, who had a European dance-club sound and pop-star aspirations – elements that historically haven’t mixed.
Troy Carter
When I came into this league, it was a Phoenix Suns team consistently going to the playoffs, and they had aspirations to go deep into the playoffs. People were always harping on sacrifice, what you have to give up for the success of the team.
Robin Lopez
Combine a left-leaning upbringing with a family with direct experience of the Holocaust and someone with aspirations to write and I guess, sooner or later, that person will have a stab at writing something about the Holocaust.
Elliot Perlman
To make a difference, you have to have large aspirations.
Roshni Nadar
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
When you set the right targets, aspirations, and you work efficiently and diligently, the numbers happen.
Anand Mahindra
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
I started to shortcircuit because I had high aspiration

I started to shortcircuit because I had high aspirations for the film. I never told anybody that.
Mickey Rourke
Young gentlemen with literary aspirations usually start a new university magazine, which for wit and pungency is designed to eclipse all such previous efforts, and I was no exception in the matter of this popular gambit.
E. F. Benson
We shall never achieve harmony with land, any more than we shall achieve absolute justice or liberty for people. In these higher aspirations, the important thing is not to achieve but to strive.
Aldo Leopold
The struggle for democracy and human rights in Burma is a struggle for life and dignity. It is a struggle that encompasses our political, social and economic aspirations.
Aung San Suu Kyi
I have always been a person with big aspirations, and I have always been confident I could take my opportunity, but you never know until you are out there.
Owen Farrell
Ideally, advertising aims at the goal of a programmed harmony among all human impulses and aspirations and endeavors. Using handicraft methods, it stretches out toward the ultimate electronic goal of a collective consciousness.
Marshall McLuhan
The central ideas of Christianity, an angry God and vicarious atonement, are contrary to every fact in nature, as also to the better aspirations of the human heart; they are, in our present stage of enlightenment, absurd, preposterous, and blasphemous propositions.
Virchand Gandhi
I have to detach myself completely from aspirations. I hardly ever listen to music anymore because it arouses all of this yearning in me.
Laura Hillenbrand
I really had no aspirations for becoming a DJ, and now I find myself having to campaign to be in the DJ Top 100.
In the past, my aspirations were as arty as they could get, and I’m really embarrassed by it.
Michael Lehmann
Our collective memories are welcoming places, and one image, that of Jesus, has absorbed and appropriated elements of other traditions and aspirations in order to shape our communal remembering.
Neil MacGregor
My father had inklings of my cultural aspirations. He would take me to the library, things like that. But he wasn’t one of those dads who had read George Orwell and was a member of the Communist party. We had no books at home.
Gary Kemp
The history of jazz lets us know that this period in our history is not the only period we’ve come through together. If we truly understood the history of our national arts, we’d know that we have mutual aspirations, a shared history, in good times and bad.
Wynton Marsalis
Our belief is that aspirations, meritocracy, and a world class institution are the three ingredients our country needs.
Shiv Nadar
I grew up a Washington Redskins fan, right? I’ve always wanted to play for the team as a kid. I always had dreams and aspirations to play for that team. So, for them to change the name, it really hurt. It hurt deep down inside.
Vernon Davis
I’m the first person in my family to go to college, and I’m an immigrant. My aspirations coming out of college weren’t particularly lofty. I wanted a good job with a good company.
Geisha Williams
I think it is important to surround myself with artists who share the same goals and aspirations. This way, I am constantly encouraged to sharpen my craft and challenge myself.
Ravyn Lenae
Once you start saying, ‘Let’s talk political, my own politics, my own aspirations,’ it can become not just distracting in that it takes time, but it can become confusing and frustrating, and is this now a political agenda or a governmental agenda.
Andrew Cuomo
I think regional parties are very important if they fulfil regional aspirations.
Naveen Patnaik
I did not set up Born Free because I wanted to see myself in films… I want to take my aspirations to another level.
Dia Mirza
I always say I’m Catholic in my complications and Buddhist in my aspirations.
Boy George
I do have an older brother! But you know, he and I have always gotten along. We’ve always had different aspirations.
Jennifer Stone
Science fiction and fantasy is a kind of literature that embodies the highest aspirations of the human race.
Harlan Ellison
If you are a fan of my BBC series ‘Great Continental Railway Journeys,’ you’ll probably not be surprised to learn that one of my great aspirations is to travel on Egypt’s railways.
Michael Portillo