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.
There are no more uses of "aspiration" in the book.
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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.