Can you help me with the meaning of this quote?

"Hitch your wagon to a star." R.W. Emerson

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  • 1 decade ago
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    It sounds cheesy, maybe something about following your dreams and going for the "gold" rather than settling.

  • Drew P
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago

    In stead of hitching your wagon to horses, you should hitch it to a star to go beyond what you thought is possible. That's a summation of what Emerson wanted to communicate.

  • 1 decade ago

    To me it means, when you plan your life you have to aim big. Go for the best and greatest dream you have. There is no fault in wanting the best for yourself and working hard for it.

  • 1 decade ago

    It means buddy up to someone who is rapidly on the rise. Grab on to his coat tails and let him take you along.

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  • 1 decade ago

    go for something big, even if you know you can't make it, overshoot in life and you are likely to reach at least something adecuate.

    also. think bigger, go for the best, remain unindered by outer influences or yourself

  • 1 decade ago

    Set your goals higher than you think you can reach. Dream *big*.

  • 1 decade ago

    I think it means find a goal for yourself and stick to it.

  • 1 decade ago

    Aim high; hope for great things.

  • b4_999
    Lv 5
    1 decade ago

    Isn't it "a Rising star"?

  • 1 decade ago

    follow your dreams

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