Best Aspire Quotes & Sayings To Inspire You

These aspire quotes will inspire you. Aspire direct one’s hopes or ambitions towards achieving something or rise high; tower.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging aspire quotes, aspire sayings, and aspire proverbs.

Motivational Aspire Quotes

  1. “We need both to aspire and accomplish. Without a vision for your life, without a sense of purpose, you will begin to die a slow death.” ~ Erwin McManus
  2. “Never mind searching for who you are. Search for the person you aspire to be.” ~ Robert Breault
  3. “I believe we are here to do good. It is the responsibility of every human being to aspire to do something worthwhile, to make the world a better place than the one we found.” ~ Albert Einstein
  4. “To desire is to obtain; to aspire is to achieve.” ~ James Allen
  5. “Aspire not to have more, but to be more.” ~ Oscar Romero

  6. “Aspire greatly; anything less than a commitment to excellence becomes an acceptance of mediocrity.” ~ Brian Tracy
  7. “Approach each new day as a new opportunity to be the person you aspire to be.” ~ Bill Courtney
  8. “The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it.” ~ Michelangelo
  9. “We teach girls to shrink themselves, to make themselves smaller. We say to girls ‘You can have ambition, but not too much.” ~ Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  10. “You aspire to great things? Begin with the little ones.” ~ Saint Augustine

  11. “Leadership is a relationship between those who aspire to lead and those who choose to follow.” ~ James M. Kouzes
  12. “To never aspire to excellence means to never fully comprehend the amount of work required to achieve it.” ~ John Avery
  13. “The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short, but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark.” ~ Michelangelo
  14. “In life, the first thing you must do is decide what you really want. Weigh the costs and the results. Are the results worthy of the costs? Then make up your mind completely and go after your goal with all your might” ~ Alfred Armand Montapert
  15. “The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire.” ~ Ferdinand Foch

  16. “You can have ambition
    But not too much
    You should aim to be successful
    But not too successful
    Otherwise, you will threaten the man” ~ Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  17. “You should aspire to a level of personal excellence – to be the best you can be. You should aspire to have the richest life you can get in terms of fulfillment, happiness and peace.” ~ Kimora Lee Simmons
  18. “It is within the power of every man to live his life nobly, but of no man to live forever. Yet so many of us hope that life will go on forever, and so few aspire to live nobly.” ~ Seneca the Younger
  19. “The servant-leader is servant first… It begins with the natural feeling that one wants to serve, to serve first. Then conscious choice brings one to aspire to lead. That person is sharply different from one who is leader first.” ~ Robert K. Greenleaf
  20. “If you want to catch something, running after it isn’t always the best way.” ~ Lois McMaster Bujold

  21. “A big part of willpower is having something to aspire to, something to live for.” ~ Mark Shuttleworth
  22. “I don’t aspire to be a good man. I aspire to be a whole man.” ~ Carl Jung
  23. “There’s nothing good about being certain about things. And I don’t think there’s any real talent in using language in a manipulative way, with phrases like “tax relief” or “Social Security reform.” It’s politically clever, but it’s also completely disingenuous, and it’s not something to aspire to.” ~ Jonathan Safran Foer
  24. “To live every day as if it had been stolen from death, that is how I would like to live. To feel the joy of life, as Eve felt the joy of life. To separate oneself from the burden, the angst, the anguish that we all encounter every day. To say I am alive, I am wonderful, I am. I am. That is something to aspire to.” ~ Garth Stein
  25. “What we truly and earnestly aspire to be, that in some sense we are.” ~ Anna Brownell Jameson

  26. “A good dancer is one who listens to the music we dance the music not the steps. Anyone who aspires to dance never thinks about what he is going to do. What he cares about is that he follows the music. You see, we are painters. We paint the music with our feet.” ~ Carlos Gavito
  27. “Success is causing the world around you to aspire to your inspiration.” ~ Chris Oyakhilome
  28. “I’ve run into certain geniuses of individualism – they are very few and far between – who live their lives completely on their own terms; they are very powerful and have a great amount of happiness. We all should aspire to that.” ~ David Duchovny
  29. “I think that I just wasn’t brought up under any rules, and I think that made me a little different and people wanted to look up to that or aspire to that, and that makes me very grateful.” ~ Roddy Piper
  30. “So if you aspire to be a good conversationalist, be an attentive listener.” ~ Dale Carnegie

  31. “O never star Was lost; here We all aspire to heaven and there is heaven Above us. If I stoop Into a dark tremendous sea of cloud, It is but for a time; I press God’s lamp Close to my breast; its splendor soon or late Will pierce the gloom. I shall emerge someday.” ~ Robert Browning
  32. “I’m very open and honest, and I feel like it’s important for women to hear that we’re not perfect; none of us are perfect. And sometimes we aspire to have these ideas in our heads of what perfection is, and I probably would’ve been better off if I’d left myself alone.” ~ Adrienne Bailon
  33. “My courage comes from my faith. I have come to one conclusion: All that I am, all that I aspire to be, all that I was before, is by the grace of God. There are so many women in Africa, and outside Africa, who are more intelligent than I am.” ~ Leymah Gbowee
  34. “A little exposure to the philosophy of many Eastern spiritual traditions – including yoga – could easily lead you to conclude that if you aspire to achieve goals in the material world you cannot fulfill yourself spiritually or vice versa. However, since all of us, at some level, long for fulfillment in all aspects of our life, it is essential to understand that these two aims are not mutually exclusive.” ~ Rod Stryker
  35. “Honestly, I don’t aspire to be a huge movie star. I really just fell in love with acting… Everything I do on-screen is very subtle.” ~ Dave Bautista

  36. “I think we reserve a special place in our hearts for women who dare to try and be powerful, or occupy a special elevated place in society or when they are ‘the bosses’. I think we really don’t like it as a society and we have a harsh view of them. We look much harder at them, than the millions of men who aspire to the same positions and I can’t figure that out.” ~ Meryl Streep
  37. “Science condemns itself to failure when, yielding to the infatuation of the serious, it aspires to attain being, to contain it, and to possess it; but it finds its truth if it considers itself as a free engagement of thought in the given, aiming, at each discovery, not at fusion with the thing, but at the possibility of new discoveries; what the mind then projects is the concrete accomplishment of its freedom.” ~ Simone de Beauvoir
  38. “Religion does what philosophy could never do; it shows the equal dealings of Heaven to the happy and the unhappy, and levels all human enjoyments to nearly the same standard. It gives to both rich and poor the same happiness hereafter, and equal hopes to aspire after it.” ~ Oliver Goldsmith
  39. “Ask and it shall be given you; seek and ye shall find; Knock and it shall be opened unto you. For every one that asketh, receiveth; And he that seeketh, Findeth; and to him that knocketh It shall be opened. Aspire not to have more, but to be more.” ~ Oscar Romero
  40. “Spiritually speaking, everything that one wants, aspires to, and needs are ever-present, accessible here and now – for those with eyes to see.” ~ Surya Das

  41. “He who has a slight disadvantage plays more attentively, inventively and more boldly than his antagonist who either takes it easy or aspires after too much. Thus a slight disadvantage is very frequently seen to convert into a good, solid advantage.” ~ Emanuel Lasker
  42. “The type of acting that I’m interested in, that I aspire to, is where I try and drag a lot of myself into whatever character it is. They can be very different types of characters, but at the heart of it, I always wanted to be a very, very believable and rooted in reality. One of the ways of doing that is to root it as much as you can in your own experiences and then tint those with different hues, different colors to give the different characters their way.” ~ Tobias Menzies
  43. “At a fundamental level, as human beings, we are all the same; each one of us aspires to happiness and each one of us does not wish to suffer. This is why, whenever I have the opportunity, I try to draw people’s attention to what as members of the human family we have in common and the deeply interconnected nature of our existence and welfare.” ~ Dalai Lama
  44. “Who aspires to remain leader must keep in advance of his column. His fear must not play traitor to his occasions. The instant he falls into line with his followers, a bolder spirit may throw himself at the head of the movement initiated, and in that moment his leadership is gone.” ~ Christian Nestell Bovee
  45. “Don’t worry about being good…. Aspire to be authentic.” ~ Yann Martel

  46. “Life is short. Time is fleeting. Realize the Self. Purity of the heart is the gateway to God. Aspire. Renounce. Meditate. Be good; do good. Be kind; be compassionate. Inquire, know Thyself.” ~ Sivananda
  47. “I grew up with heroes, people who made me aspire to raise my game, to dream bigger and I like to keep it that simple.” ~ Mike Vallely , Aspire quotes dreams
  48. “No soul that aspires can ever fail to rise; no heart that loves can ever be abandoned. Difficulties exist only that in overcoming them we may grow strong, and they who have suffered are able to save.” ~ Annie Besant
  49. “Seize the very first possible opportunity to act on every resolution you make, and on every emotional prompting you may experience in the direction of the habits you aspire to gain.” ~ William James
  50. “Everybody who aspires to high positions of leadership in their state and in their country should be willing to take unscreened, unrehearsed questions from the people who pay their salary.” ~ Jeb Bush

  51. “The budget is forward looking growth engine and will promote transparency and integrity. It is for the common people. This budget shows where we want to take India through railways. It budget aspires for better service, speed and safety. It is an effort to create modern railways contributing towards a developed India.” ~ Narendra Modi
  52. “Love is one of the chief characteristics of Deity, and ought to be manifested by those who aspire to be the sons of God.” ~ Joseph Smith, Jr.
  53. “In order to swim one takes off all one’s clothes–in order to aspire to the truth one must undress in a far more inward sense, divest oneself of all one’s inward clothes, of thoughts, conceptions, selfishness etc., before one is sufficiently naked.” ~ Soren Kierkegaard
  54. “Nobody wants to hear about process. They want to hear about results. They want to be inspired. They want to aspire to something. And so often in our communication, we will explain why – sorry, we will explain how but not why.” ~ Frank Luntz , Aspire quotes inspire
  55. “If a man constantly aspires is he not elevated?” ~ Henry David Thoreau

  56. “So if you aspire to be a good conversationalist, be an attentive listener. To be interesting, be interested. Ask questions that other persons will enjoy answering. Encourage them to talk about themselves and their accomplishments” ~ Dale Carnegie
  57. “Leadership does take work. And it should. If you aspire to be a leader, you ought to treat leadership as a craft, you ought to become a student of it, and you ought to work at it. And if you’re not willing to work at it, well, you get what you give.” ~ Douglas Conant
  58. “I can’t try to convert anybody. It’s not in me to do that. But my faith has given me such an appreciation of people and meaningful relationships, and a world view which I didn’t have before. And although I will fail every day, it gives me something to aspire to.” ~ David Suchet
  59. “If you have any young friends who aspire to become writers, the second-greatest favor you can do them is to present them with copies of The Elements of Style. The first-greatest, of course, is to shoot them now, while they’re happy.” ~ Dorothy Parker
  60. “I am not a yogi yet, but I aspire to have more balance in my life.” ~ Baratunde Thurston

  61. “That the sky is brighter than the earth means little unless the earth itself is appreciated and enjoyed. Its beauty loved gives the right to aspire to the radiance of the sunrise and sunset.” ~ Helen Keller
  62. “I take the seashell from my jeans pocket and rub my fingers across its silken, indented surface, shallow as my own open hand. This chalice, subtly shaped by some divine intelligence to allow water to flow in and out with ease, is what I aspire to become: a vessel through which feelings can pour in and spill right out again, without all the grasping and holding that obstructs the flow. Can I be as serene and simple as this bleached shell, rubbed smooth by wind and water, receiving and releasing, filling and emptying and filling again, eternally receptive to the currents of life?” ~ Katrina Kenison
  63. “Let us subdue the ravages of the baser-self, and aspire to the higher calling of exalting joy through compassion, for that is the one true purpose of humanity.” ~ Bryant H. McGill

  64. “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
  65. “Well, this week’s peeve might be… when art writers talk about an artist’s ‘efforts,’ meaning their work. It always sounds patronizing to me, like ‘I’ll give you an E for effort.’ How about the artist’s ‘effortlessness’ instead? It’s certainly something, or at least the appearance of something, that I aspire to myself.” ~ James Nares

Aspire to want something very much or hope to achieve something or be successful.

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