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aspiration
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The Fountainhead
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  • Thus a single man comes to represent, not a lone freak, but the multitude of all men together, to embody the reach of all aspirations in his own….
  • The great aspiration of the human spirit toward the highest, the noblest, the best.
  • The aspiration and the fulfillment, both.
  • Kill his aspiration and his integrity.
  • Since the supreme ideal is beyond his grasp, he gives up eventually all ideals, all aspiration, all sense of his personal value.
  • From the pages of newspapers the face of Peter Keating looked upon the country, the handsome, wholesome, smiling face with the brilliant eyes and the dark curls; it headed columns of print about poverty, struggle, aspiration and unremitting toil that had won their reward; about the faith of a mother who had sacrificed everything to her boy’s success; about the "Cinderella of Architecture.

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  • She gave lip service to the world: she went through the motions of complying with the regulations governing the behavior of teenaged girls from good families; she developed a halfway interest in clothes, boys, hairdos, gossip, and female aspirations; but she was uneasy all the time she was away from the security of those who she knew loved her.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • George’s white court-appointed attorney, a tax lawyer with political aspirations, called no witnesses.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy

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