reach for the moon

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reach for the moon

To set one's goals or ambitions very high; to try to attain or achieve something particularly difficult. My parents always taught me to reach for the moon when I was growing up—that I could be anything I set my mind to! With all that money, you could do whatever you want. Reach for the moon, kiddo!
See also: moon, reach

reach for the moon/stars

to try to achieve something that is very difficult If you want success, you have to reach for the moon.
See come to a crossroads
See also: moon, reach