Word of the Month: Aspiration

Jeanette Bazeley, January 2, 2023



A strong desire to achieve something high or great. Example: For a young artist with dreams of conquering the world, the gulf between aspiration and reality can seem unbridgeable.  

Synonyms: dream, desire, hope, yearning, objective

Happy 2023! A new year brings many new ideas, projects, challenges, and aspirations. Here at Primavera English, we hope that learning English with us will be one of your aspirations!

Quotes that Include “Aspiration”

“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

“We cannot seek achievement for ourselves and forget about progress and prosperity for our community…Our ambitions must be broad enough to include the aspirations and needs of others, for their sakes and for our own.” —César Chávez

“Success is the good fortune that comes from aspiration, desperation, perspiration and inspiration.” ―Evan Esar