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aspire
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Atlas Shrugged
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  • She had never aspired to the presidency; the Operating Department was her only concern.
  • The sole secret of his rise in life was the fact that he was a product of chance and knew it and aspired to nothing else.
  • By the situation of the moment, they had concluded that Wesley Mouch was a man of superlative skill and cunning, since millions aspired to power, but he was the one who had achieved it.
  • But this-she thought in consternation-was that view of human destiny which she had most passionately hated and rejected: the view that man was ever to be drawn by some vision of the unattainable shining ahead, doomed ever to aspire, but not to achieve.

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  • The true aim of everyone who aspires to be a teacher should be, not to impart his own opinions, but to kindle minds.
    Frederick William Robertson
  • As an adolescent I aspired to lasting fame, I craved factual certainty, and I thirsted for a meaningful vision of human life - so I became a scientist. This is like becoming an archbishop so you can meet girls.
    M. Cartmill

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