If ever the Time should come, when vain & aspiring Men shall possess the highest Seats in Government, our Country will stand in Need of its experienced Patriots to prevent its Ruin.
The soul aspiring pants its source to mount,As streams meander level with their fount.robert montgomery
The generalizations of science sweep in ever-widening circles, and more aspiring flights, through a limitless creation.1859 Letter to The Times, 26 Dec.
Nature that framed us of four elements, Warring within our breasts for regiment, Doth teach us all to have aspiring minds: Our souls, whose faculties can comprehend The wondrous architecture of the world, And measure every wandering planet's course, Still climbing after knowledge infinite, And always moving as the restless spheres, Wills us to wear ourselves, and never rest, Until we reach the ripest fruit of all, That perfect bliss and sole felicity, The sweet fruition of an earthly crown.Christopher Marlowe
The umbrage given to Cuzzoni by her [ Faustina Bordoni's] coming hither, proves that as Turkish monarchs can bear no brother near the throne, an aspiring sister is equally obnoxious to a theatrical Queen.charles burney
Max Ernst died the 1st of August 1914. He resuscitated the 11th of November 1918 as a young man aspiring to become a magician and to find the myth of his time.Max Ernst
As a dedicated, successful writer, Lydia Sigourney violated essential elements of the very gender roles she celebrated. In the process, she offered young, aspiring women writers around the country an example of the possibilities of achieving both fame and economic reward.lydia sigourney
So talented he's enough to drive any aspiring writer to OD on Smarties - or at least encourage them to stick to writing out place-settings for dinner parties.pieter-dirk uys
Marx has certainly had more customers then any other one aspiring economist. A billion people think his ideas are important; and for the historian of thought that fact makes them important.karl marx
I was only an aspiring dictator. I was never a real dictator.augusto pinochet
Silicon Valley isn't usually where aspiring authors go to kick-start a literary reputation. [...] How'd he do it? By courting bloggers and influential techies like Joi Ito, Stewart Brand, and Craig Newmark demonstrating that if you can get the geek grapevine on your side, you don't need Random House.daniel suarez
Science is feasible when the variables are few and can be enumerated; when their combinations are distinct and clear. We are tending toward the condition of science and aspiring to do it. The artist works out his own formulas; the interest of science lies in the art of making science.paul valéry
The secret to success is the willingness to serve without aspiring for rewards.Alhaji Alieu Ebrima Cham Joof, (the Serer and Gambian historian). From : Joof, Alh. A.E. Cham. "Gambia, Land of our heritage" p IV; and The Point Newspaper : "Tribute to Late Alhagie A. E. Cham Joof". Compiled by Mr Momodou Jammeh, Kanuma Village Lower Nuimi District
'Tis immortality to die aspiring, As if a man were taken quick to heaven.George Chapman
The soul, aspiring, pants its source to mount, As streams meander level with their fount.robert montgomery
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