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used in Atlas Shrugged

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to hope to be successful — especially in a career
  • She had never aspired to the presidency; the Operating Department was her only concern.
    1.3 Part 1 Chapter 3 — The Top and the Bottom (41% in)
  • 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.
    2.6 Part 2 Chapter 6 — Miracle Metal (3% in)
  • 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.
    2.6 Part 2 Chapter 6 — Miracle Metal (17% in)
  • 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.
    3.2 Part 3 Chapter 2 — The Utopia of Greed (32% in)

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