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Ideals Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Ideals

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It would be especially tragic if the people who most cherish ideals of peace, who are most anxious for political cooperation on a wider than national scale, made the mistake of underestimating the pace of economic change in our modern world.
~By Lester B. Pearson ~


We are all inclined to judge ourselves by our ideals; others by their acts.
~By Harold Nicolson ~


An America that inspires hope in its ideals must complement an America that inspires awe in its strength.
~By Adam Schiff ~


It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
~By Anne Frank ~


I've always been very interested in the struggle for human rights, not just here but abroad, and I wanted to be an inside player in that struggle. I wanted to make the laws reflect our ideals and ideas in this democracy that is America.
~By Leah Ward Sears ~


He 's ruthless only because of his ideals. Unfortunately he doesn't succeed. The thing fails and gets out of hand and takes charge of him. Idealism is the only excuse he could have and it's a great excuse.
~By Terence Fisher ~


The arts and a belief in the values of the civil rights movement, in the overwhelming virtue of diversity, these were our religion. My parents worshipped those ideals.
~By Jonathan Lethem ~


In this possibly terminal phase of human existence, democracy and freedom are more than just ideals to be valued - they may be essential to survival.
~By Noam Chomsky ~


It is a fine thing to establish one's own religion in one's heart, not to be dependent on tradition and second-hand ideals. Life will seem to you, later, not a lesser, but a greater thing.
~By David Herbert Lawrence ~


Western women have been controlled by ideals and stereotypes as much as by material constraints.
~By Naomi Wolf ~


Do not use that foreign word "ideals." We have that excellent native word "lies."
~By Henrik Ibsen ~


Living up to ideals is like doing everyday work with your Sunday clothes on.
~By Edward W. Howe ~


And it seems to me important for a country, for a nation to certainly know about its glorious achievements but also to know where its ideals failed, in order to keep that from happening again.
~By George Takei ~


Or heritage and ideals, our code and standards - the things we live by and teach our children - are preserved or diminished by how freely we exchange ideas and feelings.
~By Walt Disney ~


I see you're a man with ideals. I better be going before you've still got them.
~By Mae West ~


Ideals are not something I can control. It's not logic that convinces me of something, it's what my heart says. My heart has a way of involving me in things, which can only be good for the music.
~By Michelle Shocked ~


My own ideals for the university are those of a genuine democracy and serious scholarship. These two, indeed, seem to go together.
~By Woodrow Wilson ~


I am only doing now what I have ever done; and ever will continue to do - that is adapting past experience to present reform in the light of high ideals and future objects.
~By John Burns ~


You can tell the ideals of a nation by its advertising.
~By Norman Douglas ~


The absolute pacifist is a bad citizen; times come when force must be used to uphold right, justice and ideals.
~By Alfred North Whitehead ~


A well balanced, inclusive approach, according to certain standards and ideals, is essential for the proper governance of any country.
~By Laisenia Qarase ~


Yale is a crucible in American life for the accommodation of intellectual achievement, of wisdom, of refinement, with the democratic ideals of openness, of social justice and of equal opportunity.
~By Benno C. Schmidt, Jr. ~


There's Eddie's conviction and his lyrics and his ideals, and he can just rock straight out. His vocals are incredible. And we all are really competent musicians.
~By Mike McCready ~


Throughout the past, there has been a lack of intimacy, affection, and regard for Islam by Christianity. This, to a large extent, has been due to a lack of knowledge of the great human and spiritual ideals for which Islam and the teachings of Islam stand.
~By Aly Khan ~


My family life and my ideals, my commitment to the community and to other people - all people - has been improved. I think less about myself and more about my community today.
~By Andre Braugher ~


When you stop having dreams and ideals - well, you might as well stop altogether.
~By Marian Anderson ~


My generation of the Sixties, with all our great ideals, destroyed liberalism, because of our excesses.
~By Camille Paglia ~


Perhaps, when we examine the causes of many social changes and political upheavals, we will find the marks of its presence and its principal ideals.
~By Ali Hoseini Khamenei ~


As a result of America's efforts to realize the ideals of equality and freedom, blacks in America are now the freest and richest black people anywhere on the face of the earth including all of the nations that are ruled by blacks.
~By David Horowitz ~


Our national determination to keep free of foreign wars and foreign entanglements cannot prevent us from feeling deep concern when ideals and principles that we have cherished are challenged.
~By Franklin D. Roosevelt ~


A world community can exist only with world communication, which means something more than extensive short-wave facilities scattered; about the globe. It means common understanding, a common tradition, common ideas, and common ideals.
~By Robert M. Hutchins ~


Today, we stand as a united country and are much closer to the ideals set forth in our Constitution that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
~By Jim Ryun ~


Practice rather than preach. Make of your life an affirmation, defined by your ideals, not the negation of others. Dare to the level of your capability then go beyond to a higher level.
~By Alexander Haig ~


I had faith in Israel before it was established, I have in it now. I believe it has a glorious future before it - not just another sovereign nation, but as an embodiment of the great ideals of our civilization.
~By Harry S. Truman ~


Well, it gives, certainly to my father, who is the one that suffered the most in our family, and understanding of how the ideals of a country are only as good as the people who give it flesh and blood.
~By George Takei ~


Don't use that foreign word "ideals." We have that excellent native word "lies."
~By Henrik Ibsen ~


The great artist is a slave to his ideals.
~By Christian Nestell Bovee ~


My music is all about an idealistic human personality. I have 19th-century ideals.
~By Gordon Getty ~


An American, a Negro... two souls, two thoughts, two unreconciled strivings; two warring ideals in one dark body, whose dogged strength alone keeps it from being torn asunder.
~By W. E. B. Du Bois ~


I love judges, and I love courts. They are my ideals, that typify on earth what we shall meet hereafter in heaven under a just God.
~By William Howard Taft ~


All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.
~By Hermann Hesse ~


One of the great strengths of the United States is... we have a very large Christian population - we do not consider ourselves a Christian nation or a Jewish nation or a Muslim nation. We consider ourselves a nation of citizens who are bound by ideals and a set of values.
~By Barack Obama ~


The ideals of the party were close to me, and I have tried to adhere to those principles all my life. In essence, they are the same as in the Ten Commandments in the Bible. I will never change my convictions.
~By Valentina Tereshkova ~


Ours is a circle of friendships united by ideals.
~By Juliette G. Low ~


All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.
~By Maya Angelou ~


Setting a good example is a far better way to spread ideals than through force of arms.
~By Ron Paul ~


Jewish intellectuals contributed a great deal to insure that Europe became a continent of humanism, and it is with these humanist ideals that Europe must now intervene in the Middle East conflict.
~By Daniel Barenboim ~


The scenic ideals that surround even our national parks are carriers of a nostalgia for heavenly bliss and eternal calmness.
~By Robert Smithson ~


I'm interested in why people compromise when they shouldn't. It comes back to what V's about in a sense. We've all got ideals, but given the right circumstances, we'll forget about them and put them behind us. I'm very interested in why people do that.
~By David Lloyd ~


Once you don't vote your ideals... that has serious undermining affects. It erodes the moral basis of our democracy.
~By Ralph Nader ~


I wish to say that we Anarchists have never changed our position. We are Anarchists as of old and still pursue the same ideals.
~By Frederica Montseny ~


It seems to be the fate of idealists to obtain what they have struggled for in a form which destroys their ideals.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


There is nothing the matter with Americans except their ideals. The real American is all right; it is the ideal American who is all wrong.
~By Gilbert K. Chesterton ~


A man of personality can formulate ideals, but only a man of character can achieve them.
~By Herbert Read ~


Freedom of religion is a principle that is central to our Nation's Declaration of Independence. Congress has taken this positive step to protect our freedom to express allegiance to America's flag and the ideals it represents.
~By Ron Lewis ~


We must have ideals and try to live up to them, even if we never quite succeed. Life would be a sorry business without them. With them it's grand and great.
~By Lucy Maud Montgomery ~


Our brave soldiers and support personnel are engaged in a battle as important as any the United States has ever before waged, for the success of democracy in Iraq is a crucial test of the ideals this Nation was founded upon.
~By Virginia Foxx ~


The nineteenth century was completely lacking in logic, it had cosmic terms and hopes, and aspirations, and discoveries, and ideals but it had no logic.
~By Gertrude Stein ~


The horrors of the Second World War, the chilling winds of the Cold War and the crushing weight of the Iron Curtain are little more than fading memories. Ideals that once commanded great loyalty are now taken for granted.
~By Jan Peter Balkenende ~


This whole phenomenon of the diversion of organizations from their purposes and ideals does not seem very serious when the scum rise to the top in the bridge club or the offices of a small magazine publisher.
~By Robert Shea ~


For we, too, have our ideals, even if we differ from those who have tried to establish a monopoly of idealism.
~By Henry Cabot Lodge ~


There is also work to do in the evolution of a stable family life and values, and in ensuring that the Nigerian family is built on core values that will form the bedrock of the future society. We must showcase the ideals of family life and be models of family values.
~By Ibrahim Babangida ~


I think it's really terrifying that a country based on the foundations and ideals of God, is now systematically removing God from everything. Everything!
~By Stephen Baldwin ~


Most of us serve our ideals by fits and starts. The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.
~By Cecil B. DeMille ~


The ideals and principles for which Dr King fought have never been forgotten and are as relevant today as they were 40 years ago.
~By George Lucas ~


Wherever on this planet ideals of personal freedom and dignity apply, there you will find the cultural inheritance of England.
~By Karel Capek ~


Although I never publicly defended promiscuity, I never publicly attacked it. I attempted to avoid the subject, in part because I felt, and often still feel, unable to live up to the ideals I really hold.
~By Andrew Sullivan ~


I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
~By Anne Frank ~


Honest discussions - even and perhaps especially on topics about which we disagree - can help us resist hypocrisy and arrogance. They can also help us live up to the basic ideals, such as liberty and justice for all, on which our country was founded.
~By David E. Price ~


Are ideals confined to this deformed experiment upon a noble purpose, tainted, as it is, with bargains and tied to a peace treaty which might have been disposed of long ago to the great benefit of the world if it had not been compelled to carry this rider on its back?
~By Henry Cabot Lodge ~


Growing up, my ideals were Barbra Streisand, Cher, and my mom.
~By Kevyn Aucoin ~


But the more an organization succeeds and prospers, the more it is likely to be diverted from its original ideals, principles and purposes.
~By Robert Shea ~


Some men can live up to their loftiest ideals without ever going higher than a basement.
~By Theodore Roosevelt ~


There are better ways we can transform this virulent hatred - by living our ideals, the Peace Corps, exchange students, teachers, exporting our music, poetry, blue jeans.
~By Helen Thomas ~


The New Deal was going to redistribute the national income according to ideals of social and economic justice.
~By Garet Garrett ~


All musicians start out with ideals but hanging on to them in the face of media scrutiny takes real integrity. Tougher still is to live up to the ideals of your dedicated fans.
~By Billy Bragg ~


To have striven, to have made the effort, to have been true to certain ideals - this alone is worth the struggle.
~By William Osler ~


These are classic, perennial ideals we are dealing with.
~By Rob Morrow ~


We've got very large freshman class, it's historic in its size, so there's people that are extremely diverse in their backgrounds and their viewpoints. I think that we're going to see a conservative group of people coming together, focused on some real ideals that are going to be extremely important.
~By Kristi Noem ~


I formed a resolution to never write a word I did not want to write; to think only of my own tastes and ideals, without a thought of those of editors or publishers.
~By C. S. Forester ~


Be strong in body, clean in mind, lofty in ideals.
~By James Naismith ~


It is my pleasure to support a candidate who truly reflects our values and highest ideals.
~By Martin Sheen ~


Hearts are the strongest when they beat in response to noble ideals.
~By Ralph Bunche ~


In search of a complete education with the ideals of trust, faith, understanding and compassion, many families are turning to the structure, discipline and academic standards of Catholic schools.
~By Mark Foley ~


Ideals are an imaginative understanding of that which is desirable in that which is possible.
~By Walter Lippmann ~


But, gentlemen, can any of us say that as a result of such overwhelming sacrifices of money, of men, of ideals, and of civil dignity the sense of security has indeed been attained?
~By Henry Campbell Bannerman ~


I cannot think of anything more difficult than to say something which would be worthy of this impressive and, for me, memorable occasion, and of the ideals and purposes which inspired the Nobel Peace Award.
~By Lester B. Pearson ~


Failure comes only when we forget our ideals and objectives and principles.
~By Jawaharlal Nehru ~


Our ideals, laws and customs should be based on the proposition that each generation in turn becomes the custodian rather than the absolute owner of our resources - and each generation has the obligation to pass this inheritance on in the future.
~By Alberto Moravia ~


The egoist is fooled by no ideals: he discards them or uses them, as may suit his own interest.
~By John Buchanan Robinson ~


The idealists dream and the dream is told, and the practical men listen and ponder and bring back the truth and apply it to human life, and progress and growth and higher human ideals come into being and so the world moves ever on.
~By Anna Howard Shaw ~


Ideals are like the stars: we never reach them, but like the mariners of the sea, we chart our course by them.
~By Carl Schurz ~


Organized Christianity has probably done more to retard the ideals that were its founder's than any other agency in the world.
~By Richard Le Gallienne ~


Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.
~By Samuel Ullman ~


I stood up as best I could to their disgusting stupidity and brutality, but I did not, of course, manage to beat them at their own game. It was a fight to the bitter end, one in which I was not defending ideals or beliefs but simply my own self.
~By George Grosz ~


America's veterans embody the ideals upon which America was founded more than 229 years ago.
~By Steve Buyer ~


Ideals are the worlds masters.
~By J. G. Holland ~


Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the ideals and objectives of normal adulthood.
~By Walt Disney ~


America's Veterans have served their country with the belief that democracy and freedom are ideals to be upheld around the world.
~By John Doolittle ~


When a society abandons its ideals just because most people can't live up to them, behavior gets very ugly indeed.
~By Judith Martin ~

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