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«Fathers and mothers have lost the idea that the highest aspiration they might have for their children is for them to be wise - specialized competence and success are all that they can imagine»
«Each prayer is more beautiful than the others. I cannot recite them all and not knowing which to choose, I do like children who do not know how to read, I say very simply to God what I wish to say, without composing beautiful sentences, and He always understands me. For me, prayer is an aspiration of the heart, it is a simple glance directed to heaven, it is something great, supernatural, which expands my soul and unites me to Jesus.»
Author: Therese of Lisieux
, supernatural being
, The Others
«Happy is said to be the family which can eat onions together. They are, for the time being, separate, from the world, and have a harmony of aspiration.»
«Faith is love taking the form of aspiration.»
«Just as you have the instinctive natural desire to be happy and overcome suffering, so do all sentient beings; just as you have the right to fulfill this innate aspiration, so do all sentient beings. So on what exact grounds do you discriminate?»
Author: Dalai Lama
, Natural right
, natural rights
, sentient beings
«A noble man compares and estimates himself by an idea which is higher than himself; and a mean man, by one lower than himself. The one produces aspiration; the other ambition, which is the way in which a vulgar man aspires.»
«Aspiration sees only one side of every question; possession many»
«Commerce is of trivial import; love, faith, truth of character, the aspiration of man, these are sacred.»
«For me, commerce is of trivial import; love, faith, truth of character, the aspiration of man, these are sacred; nor can I detach one duty, like you, from all other duties, and concentrate my forces mechanically on the payment of moneys»
Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
, of import
«An aspiration is a joy for ever, a possession as solid as a landed estate»