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Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up a Options
Daemon
Posted: Tuesday, April 28, 2009 12:00:00 AM
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Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.

Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888)
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Posted: Tuesday, April 28, 2009 4:04:10 AM
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Beauty will save the world (Fyodor Dostoevsky) Art, literature... can in actual fact help the world of today


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frank
Posted: Tuesday, April 28, 2009 8:01:58 AM
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Anybody knows what Alcott's aspirations were? Nice quote but empty
Yazz
Posted: Tuesday, April 28, 2009 9:39:18 AM
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I don't think her actual aspirations are important, because they were hers alone. Her quote, I think, is simply saying that we all have our own aspirations that we can see; we may never reach them, but they are like a beacon guiding us forward. Its a little like the ideal self that people aspire to....they may never become that ideal self, but that image is what guides them to become at least a little of that ideal self.
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Posted: Tuesday, April 28, 2009 10:53:18 AM
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Why must IT be beyond ourselves
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Posted: Wednesday, April 29, 2009 4:56:37 PM
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i agree..
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