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Top 98 Quotes About Aspired

#1. Wisdom ain't a virtue I ever aspired to. - Author: Moira Young
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#2. I aspired to be a writer and then I just started getting acting work. I really didn't have a direct goal, I just knew I wanted to be in this industry telling stories and doing this for a job. I thought my path was going to be as a writer, but I'm pretty happy doing it as an actor. - Author: Jake M. Johnson
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#3. Even while in school - initially, Vineberg Allen in Mussourie, and later, a number of schools in Ludhiana - I aspired to achieve great things in life. Admittedly, I wasn't quite sure about what these great things would be. - Author: Sunil Mittal
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#4. I don't think so, in so far as I always aspired to play the way I do now but just couldn't get the sounds out always due to technical limitations - now I can pretty much play what I hear in realtime. - Author: Gary Lucas
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#5. We are sometimes made aware of a kindness long passed, and realize that there have been times when our friends' thoughts of us were of so pure and lofty a character that they passed over us like the winds of heaven unnoticed; when they treated us not as what we were, but as what we aspired to be. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#6. Some music has words, and rock had words that at times aspired to poetry, but the words were always sounds first, spoken to the body before the mind. - Author: Rebecca Solnit
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#7. Before I published anything, I dreamed of publication, but I didn't actually write for it. I imagined that writing for an audience was something for fancier people. I aspired, but mostly I wrote for myself. I wrote because it made me happy. - Author: Ariel Gore
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#8. What if the foot, ordained the dust to tread, Or hand, to toil, aspired to be the head? What if the head, the eye, or ear repined To serve mere engines to the ruling mind? - Author: Alexander Pope
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#9. I knew a lot about what I did when I was 20. I had read a lot, and I aspired to learn everything I could about the subject. - Author: Warren Buffett
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#10. All I ever wanted to do was bit parts on Broadway. I have more than achieved any goal that I aspired to. - Author: Joe Piscopo
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#11. Christian love must be chased after, aspired to, and practiced. - Author: Gary L. Thomas
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#12. But more important than all these lovely features of gracious living was the camaraderie of the young residents, who aspired to better lives on the wings of their talent and creativity. - Author: Adriana Trigiani
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#13. In the ancient tales, to which each Viking aspired, strenght was the only virtue, iron the only currency that mattered. Loki with his cunning, whereby a weaker man might outdo a stronger one, was an anathema to these folk. - Author: Mark Lawrence
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#14. Where once we aspired to be more like our heroes, today we try to make our heroes more like us. - Author: James Rozoff
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#15. I have always aspired towards other people's looks. When I was young, I loved teddy boys; I thought they looked wonderful. Then I was a cowboy in Arizona, really for the clothes! I had a ranch for five years; I had chaps made of bearskin. - Author: Nicholas Haslam
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#16. The moral high ground to which I aspired had turned into a slippery slope. - Author: Alfred Alcorn
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#17. A lot of YouTubers get that mainstream celebrity, they get these big deals, maybe a book deal or a TV deal or whatever it is they aspired to do, and they kind of abandon ship on what got them to that point. - Author: Tyler Oakley
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#18. I'm just an entertainer. All I want to be is funny. I never aspired to play Hamlet. - Author: Danny Kaye
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#19. Because I've always aspired to direct and produce, I've literally worked with about 200 directors and countless producers, so what I appreciate is how, through osmosis and through actually asking questions and through people offering wisdom, there's a lot in there. - Author: Malik Yoba
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#20. It's never too late to be, who you always aspired to be. - Author: Louise Hall
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#21. I never aspired to be a television producer and a movie director, and I'm shocked that this idea is still going on. - Author: Jeff Tremaine
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#22. I've never really aspired to the spotlight; I just wanted to do music, which is kind of weird because music comes with that spotlight. - Author: Alessia Cara
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#23. I never aspired to be up front. When I was a kid, I didn't ever look in the mirror with a hairbrush going, "Hey, I'm Elvis!" - Author: Vince Gill
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#24. I proceed with the proper subject of this discourse; namely, the further changes in scientific belief, which have occurred within my own recollection, even since the time when I first aspired to authorship, now forty- five years ago. - Author: Asa Gray
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#25. As kids we didn't complain about being poor; we talked about how rich we were going to be and made moves to get the lifestyle we aspired to by any means we could. And as soon as we had a little money, we were eager to show it. - Author: Jay-Z
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#26. The flash lights irritated the women's eyes, but in the sudden glare their faces, so empty of expression when they had sex, at last came alive, and I saw two bluecollar housewives who had ditched their husbands and aspired to the most bourgeois of lives. - Author: J.G. Ballard
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#27. I had never imagined myself, nor aspired to be, a member of a royal family. I wanted to be in the Peace Corps, not a princess! - Author: Queen Noor Of Jordan
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#28. I think music is what language once aspired to be. Music allows us to face God on our own terms because it reaches beyond life. - Author: Simon Van Booy
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#29. Obviously he had aspired too high, or been too impatient; but it was his nature to be aspiring and impatient, and if he was to succeed it must be on the lines of his own character. - Author: Edith Wharton
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#30. The Deer Hunter is securely on my list of American movie events, by which I mean those films that aspired to the whole equation, to be show business and art at the same time. - Author: Edward Jay Epstein
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#31. Ron Sirak, a golf writer and friend, was quoted as saying, "Annika is no longer a female golfer. She's a golfer." That's truly all I ever aspired to be. - Author: Annika Sorenstam
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#32. I never aspired to be the PM ... Why should I quit over a silly issue like corruption? - Devender Singh - Author: Tuhin A. Sinha
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#33. I reflected on the fact that no matter how good I aspired to be, I was never going to achieve perfection - Author: Patti Smith
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#34. I never aspired to be anything. What I've done is beyond my wildest. - Author: Clive Owen
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#35. I wrote down all the things I would no longer accept in my life, all the things I would no longer tolerate, and all the things that I aspired to becoming. - Author: Tony Robbins
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#36. In the beginning, I aspired just to make a comfortable living in acting. I still feel the same - it's just that my standards have gone up, so my comfort level is higher as well. - Author: Michael Kelly
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#37. Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish. Let us understand what our own selfish genes are up to, because we may then at least have the chance to upset their designs, something that no other species has ever aspired to do. - Author: Richard Dawkins
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#38. I've never aspired to be more than a dreamer. I paid no attention to those who spoke to me of living. I've always belonged to what isn't where I am and to what I could never be. Whatever isn't mine, no matter how base, has always had poetry for me. - Author: Fernando Pessoa
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#39. I have long aspired to make our company a noble prototype of industry, penetrating in science, reliable in engineering, creative in aesthetics and wholesomely prosperous in economics. - Author: Edwin Land
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#40. I have a famous brother, and I see what his life's like. He can stay places 15 minutes, and then he's got to leave. So I've seen what it's like to be famous, and I haven't really aspired to be a huge mega-star - not that I've had that opportunity. - Author: Joel Murray
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#41. What I aspired to be and was not, comforts me. - Author: Robert Browning
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#42. A new patina whitening the walls with marks of memories, all running together as if the memories themselves aspired to be the walls in which I was imprisoned ... - Author: Kevin Powers
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#43. In explaining the importance of understanding our biology, Dawkins writes; Let us understand what our own selfish genes are up to, because we may then at least have the chance to upset their designs, something which no other species has ever aspired to. - Author: Peter Singer
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#44. No matter what our decorating style - realized or aspired to the essential spiritual grace our home should possess is the solace of comfort. - Author: Sarah Ban Breathnach
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#45. I never aspired to be 2nd. I was taught ... you can do whatever you want in this world, so why not be the best in the world? - Author: Ronda Rousey
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#46. Of course, relative citation frequencies are no measure of relative importance. Who has not aspired to write a paper so fundamental that very soon it is known to everyone and cited by no one? - Author: Abraham Pais
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#47. From my birth I have aspired like the eagle - but unlike the eagle, my wings have failed ... Congratulate me then that I have found a fitting scope for my powers. - Author: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
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#48. I haven't got one or two people that I aspired to be like. - Author: Ruth Wilson
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#49. If you would ask me at 15 years old if I would have traded prosthetics for flesh and bone legs, I wouldn't have hesitated for a second. I aspired to that kind of normalcy back then. But if you ask me today, I'm not so sure. - Author: Aimee Mullins
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#50. I never aspired to be in a band, but being onstage is a very cool feeling. It's like you're the lord of the room. It's hard to croon and run around doing big scissor kicks while also trying to play, though. I'm still mastering that. - Author: Robert Sheehan
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#51. What she aspired to was a kind of delirious perfection. What Lilia wanted was to travel, but not only that; she wanted to be a citizen of everywhere, free-wheeling and capable of instant flight. - Author: Emily St. John Mandel
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#52. If the Coastal Republic had believed in the existence of virtue, it could at least have aspired to hypocrisy. - Author: Neal Stephenson
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#53. There has to be a reason of whether you look right or you bring the emotional or intellectual baggage of what's required for the storytelling. For me, it's not something I've aspired to say, "I'm going to be working in Hollywood." - Author: Ciaran Hinds
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#54. I never aspired to be Speaker simply so I could say, 'I am the Speaker of the House of Commons,' and tell my children that. - Author: John Bercow
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#55. As an immerser I progressed to the ranks I aspired to - those that granted me a certain cachet and income while keeping me from fundamental responsibilities. This is what I excelled at: the life-technique of aggregated skill, luck, laziness and chutzpah that we call floaking. - Author: China Mieville
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#56. The movie I end up with is the movie I aspired to make. - Author: Doug Liman
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#57. Then it had not been merely the stars to which he had aspired on that June night. He came alive to me, delivered suddenly from the womb of his purposeless splendour. - Author: F Scott Fitzgerald
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#58. I aspired to be extremely sophisticated. - Author: Linda Hunt
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#59. Laziness isn't merely a physical phenomenon,about being a couch potato,stuffing your face with fries and watching cricket all day. It's a mental thing, too, and that's the part I have never aspired for. - Author: Shah Rukh Khan
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#60. Teaching was never a vocation for me. Certainly I never aspired to teach people how to live. I was what used to be called a scholar. I wrote books about dead people. That was where my heart was. I taught only to make a living. - Author: J.M. Coetzee
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#61. It made no sense to me that people would hate the very thing they aspired to become. - Author: Steve Toltz
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#62. Throughout the European Middle Ages and Renaissance, Latin was the language of learning and international communication. But in the early modern period, it was gradually displaced by French. By the eighteenth century, all the world - or at least all of Europe - aspired to be Parisian. - Author: Michael Dirda
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#63. down, traditional marketers have always considered themselves artists. That's fine - it's an image I aspired to myself. It's a sentiment responsible for spectacular and moving work. But this sentiment is also responsible for some appalling ignorance and waste. One - Author: Ryan Holiday
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#64. Lumpy and lazy; I aspired to lethargy. In the second year of university, I missed half my classes just because I couldn't pull myself out of bed. - Author: Victor LaValle
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#65. The long, cold Minnesota winters instilled in me a fascination for exotic far off places; I aspired toward a career in tropical diseases and world health problems. - Author: Peter Agre
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#66. For thence a paradox Which comforts while it mocks, - Shall life succeed in that it seems to fail: What I aspired to be, And was not, comforts me: A brute I might have been, but would not sink i' the scale. - Author: Robert Browning
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#67. American literature has never been content to be just one among the many literatures of the Western World. It has always aspired to be the literature not only of a new continent but of a New World. - Author: Christopher Dawson
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#68. I'm a solid Labour party supporter. I aspired to be a Labour MP, but it's difficult to make the leap from the Foreign Office. - Author: Jonathan Powell
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#69. Anastasia, you're going to have to learn to be rich, too, if you say yes.' He says softly. 'Wealth isn't something I've ever aspired to, Christian.' I frown. 'I know. I love that about you. But then you've never been hungry.' He says simply. - Author: E.L. James
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#70. In high school I had B's and C's, not too many A's, but I must have done well on that medical school test, and I must have had some charisma in the interview, so I ended up in medicine. Being a general practitioner was all I aspired to. - Author: Barry Marshall
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#71. I aspired from early on to write a novel, to be in the 'New Yorker,' to be on Broadway, and at least in a fleeting way, I got all those things. - Author: Mark O'Donnell
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#72. She hated perfume. It was a cover for poor hygiene or for body shame. Clean people never aspired to the floral. - Author: Lauren Groff
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#73. Aunt Helen Beck had many intentions about her death. She was about being dead the way some people are about being British - she wasn't, and it seemed she would never be, but it was clearly something she aspired to, since all the people she respected were. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#74. I can tell you that I never aspired to be president. I always honour something that Commander Chavez told us: that while we were in these posts, we must be clothed in humility and understand that we are here to protect the man and woman of the streets. - Author: Nicolas Maduro
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#75. This is the kind of work I've aspired to my whole career. - Author: Treat Williams
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#76. Talking to my wife, we stare at each other, saying, 'How is this happening? Why is this happening? Why now?' It's nothing I ever aspired to. - Author: Steve Carell
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#77. I have exposed myself and am not ashamed to stand there naked. "Shame" is what we call the monster that attached itself to men when they aspired beyond the animals. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#78. I said 'no' to the 'Born Survivor' producer three times because I've never aspired to be a TV man. - Author: Bear Grylls
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#79. It's been an obsession of various genres, disciplines, and aspects and elements of movie-making. It's always been something that I've really aspired to, so doing something new and different, reinventing myself and working with new people is just the passport to the amazing world that is the movies. - Author: David Gordon Green
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#80. I missed Britain. I'm from here and I never aspired to go to L.A. - it sort of happened by default. I loved being there. I found it a little bit difficult at first, but I found my way. - Author: Ashley Jensen
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#81. I aspired to be the better me of my future. - Author: Toba Beta
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#82. The force that has overcome Europe and destroyed entire states within days could cope with us, a handful of youngsters. It was an act of desperation ... We aspired to only one thing: to sell our lives for the highest possible price. - Author: Mordechaj Tenenbaum
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#83. Women who once aspired to the image of superwoman now worry about becoming superdrudge. Those who wanted to have it all now ask whether they have to do it all. - Author: Ellen Goodman
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#84. The politics of the Essays preach a conservatism natural in one who aspired to rule. Bacon wants a strong central power. Monarchy is the best form of government; and usually the efficiency of a state varies with the concentration of power. - Author: Will Durant
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#85. I'm a kid who grew up in an all African-American neighborhood and got into schools and aspired to just be me, and didn't worry about labels or anything. Just wanted to be a success at what I did. - Author: Darius Rucker
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#86. The good-to-great leaders never wanted to become larger-than-life heroes. They never aspired to be put on a pedestal or become unreachable icons. They were seemingly ordinary people quietly producing extraordinary results. - Author: James C. Collins
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#87. Mrs. Gruber said that happiness was not something she aspired to, that when we had seen as much of the world as she had, we would know that what lies right behind the horseshit is not a prize pony, my dears, it's more horseshit. - Author: Amy Bloom
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#88. There was a time, not so long ago, when the stupid and uneducated aspired to be thought intelligent and cultured people doing their best to feign stupidity. - Author: Ernest Hemingway,
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#89. The orange-red lipstick named "Hibiscus Frenzy" that was produced by a giant American corporation, which Glamora was paid to wear so that every factory and office girl in England and America and possibly Australia who aspired to look like her would buy it, glowed under the sun. - Author: Ilil Arbel
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#90. But since I realised that peace and freedom were unattainable on earth, my spirit aspired aloft, and everything that my chosen path required ceased to conflict with my conscience, because my conscience was calling me out into space, and was not much interested in what was happening on earth. - Author: Victor Pelevin
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#91. I had given up ( around 1950, fh) any ambition of making a career as an artist ... ..I had lost all interest in the art shown in galleries and museums, and I no longer aspired to fit in that world. I loved the paintings done by children, and my only desire was to do the same for my own pleasure. - Author: Jean Dubuffet
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#92. In the '50s, women aspired to dress like their mothers - this polished, controlled, formal way of dressing. Then all of a sudden in the '60s, going into the '70s, they stopped dressing like their mothers. - Author: Robin Givhan
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#93. I wanted to go to acting school, and I did a few modeling jobs to pay for acting school. I never aspired to be a model. I met lots of photographers, and I learned a lot about light - as a source of love and illumination, light as a gift of love. On film, that's a massive contribution. - Author: Jacqueline Bisset
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#94. More than ever knowing in his fragile bones that it was the duty of men who aspired to the condition of humanity to protect children and kill for them if necessary. - Author: Paulette Jiles
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#95. My job has changed over the years, 22 years roughly I've been cooking professionally. When I was younger, I aspired to be the star player. Now, it's more I like to sit in the dugout and make sure the team wins the game. - Author: Wylie Dufresne
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#96. (I always thought that they should make an epidural that works from the neck up, which was a condition I aspired to for most of what I laughingly refer to as my adult life.) - Author: Carrie Fisher
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#97. In ambition, as in love, the successful can afford to be indulgent toward their rivals. The prize our own, it is graceful to recognize the merit that vainly aspired to it. - Author: Christian Nestell Bovee
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#98. What we aspired to in 1998, we have wildly surpassed. And I know we all feel incredibly grateful and lucky this band has been able to have the life that it's had. - Author: Ben Gibbard
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