Ideals Quotes And Sayings

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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 ~


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


Do not be misled by what you see around you, or be influenced by what you see. You live in a world which is a playground of illusion, full of false paths, false values and false ideals. But you are not part of that world.
~By Sai Baba ~


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


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


He who does not believe has no soul. He is empty. He has no ideals. He has nothing to live for. He has no sunshine, no light, no joy in life. He is a poor, poor man.
~By Robert Ley ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


When the men are silent, it is our duty to raise our voices in behalf of our ideals.
~By Clara Zetkin ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


Our ideals are our better selves.
~By Amos Bronson Alcott ~


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 ~


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 ~


I see my job simply as helping disseminate the message of Barack Obama, working with the communications team to make sure that we're true to the ideals and the values and the programs that he wants to advance in this country. And that's the extent of my involvement.
~By David Axelrod ~


Brothers in suffering, brothers in resistance, brothers in ideals and conviction. It is now our duty to further strengthen this bond in order to secure this hard-won freedom for future generations.
~By Guy Verhofstadt ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Our freedoms were born in the ideals of the Enlightenment and the musket fires of an historic revolution.
~By John Boehner ~


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


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 ~


If all the rich and all of the church people should send their children to the public schools they would feel bound to concentrate their money on improving these schools until they met the highest ideals.
~By Susan B. Anthony ~


It is from the traditional family that we absorb those universal ideals and principles which are the teaching of Jesus, the bedrock of our religious faith. We are taught the difference between right and wrong, and about the law, just punishment and discipline.
~By Kamisese Mara ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


President Reagan always gave the credit to the American people and American ideals. He treated his job as a valuable temporary loan from the American people, a loan that should be respected and returned with dutiful appreciation.
~By William L. Jenkins ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


Bosses are no more inevitable in state and local governments than dictators are in national governments. They will arise and prosper, nevertheless, if true believers of democracy - citizens devoted to the democratic ideals - do not constantly oppose them.
~By Charles Edison ~


We must accept the fact that transport and communications will bring the world in close relations and the youth of the world should have standards and ideals in common.
~By Juliette G. Low ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


I am closer to a European viewpoint of the world than an American one. My ethics and ideals are based on European concepts.
~By Bianca Jagger ~


Anyone determined to find another person or group inferior can always find whole lists of grounds that demonstrate inferiority because we are all inferior to the ideals of humanness we have erected.
~By Marilyn French ~


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 ~


From slavery to segregation, we remember that America did not always live up to its ideals. In fact, we often fell far short of them. But we also learned that fundamental to our national character is the drive to live out the true meaning of our creed.
~By Bill Frist ~


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 ~


The argument that the two parties should represent opposed ideals and policies, one, perhaps, of the Right and the other of the Left, is a foolish idea acceptable only to doctrinaire and academic thinkers.
~By Carroll Quigley ~


One ever feels his twoness - 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 ~


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


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


Another example of that was that even during the economic problems of the 1945 government, we managed to carry out other aspects of our policy and other ideals. Through the establishment of national parks, for instance.
~By Barbara Castle ~


But the egoist has no ideals, for the knowledge that his ideals are only his ideals, frees him from their domination. He acts for his own interest, not for the interest of ideals.
~By John Buchanan Robinson ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
~By Anne Frank ~


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 ~


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


Every society rests in the last resort on the recognition of common principles and common ideals, and if it makes no moral or spiritual appeal to the loyalty of its members, it must inevitably fall to pieces.
~By Christopher Dawson ~


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


The Republic of Macedonia is being built on democratic ideals and values, not on ethnic groups. Those ideals and values include economic opportunities, language and educational opportunities, religious rights, and political processes.
~By Boris Trajkovski ~


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 ~


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 ~


Our ideals of freedom, set forth and realized in our Constitution, are our greatest export to the world.
~By Robert Byrd ~


The reality is we talk a lot about it, but we really don't give everyone an opportunity to buy into it, and this combines both the best of Republican and Democratic ideals.
~By Harold Ford ~


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 ~


Democracy forever teases us with the contrast between its ideals and its realities, between its heroic possibilities and its sorry achievements.
~By Agnes Repplier ~


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


To these ideals which were instilled in me when I was a youth, I attribute in a large degree the success that was mine on the bicycle tracks of the world.
~By Major Taylor ~


The concepts of Joss are pure, and express attitudes and technical ideals.
~By Cliff Shaw ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


A child learns to discard his ideals, whereas a grown-up never wears out his short pants.
~By Karl Kraus ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


If we hold true to our ideals and our commitment to freedom, this generation of servicemen and women will have extended liberty to the Iraqi people, just as previous generations of Americans have all across the globe.
~By James Talent ~


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 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 ~

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