aim for the sky

aim for the sky

and reach for the sky and shoot for the sky
in. to aspire to something; to set one’s goals high. (See a different sense at reach for the sky.) Shoot for the sky, son. Don’t settle for second best. Don’t settle for less. Reach for the sky!
See also: aim, sky
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Thaddius Maswahu, Standard Bank Namibia's Head of Marketing, said he has no doubt that this award ceremony will encourage learners across Namibia to aim for the sky in all their endeavours and become valuable and great leaders in Namibia in the respective fields they venture into.
A school spokesman said: "It was wonderful to see so many of them literally aim for the sky.
You've always got to be positive and aim for the sky.
If we don't aim for the sky, we won't reach the top of the mountain.
We may not get there, but as Bill Shankly once said "aim for the ceiling and you may just get the floor, aim for the sky and you may just hit the ceiling.
We should aim for the sky," he told his colleagues.