Ideals Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Ideals

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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 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 ~


I regard the principle of conscription of life as a flat contradiction of all our cherished ideals of individual freedom, democratic liberty and Christian teaching.
~By Roger Nash Baldwin ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


The Soviet government is the most realistic regime in the world - no ideals.
~By Golda Meir ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


But recently it seems that each time I vote, I am being asked to compromise my conservative ideals and my commitment to the American taxpayer simply for the benefit of political gain.
~By Jeff Miller ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


But we can hold our spirits and our bodies so pure and high, we may cherish such thoughts and such ideals, and dream such dreams of lofty purpose, that we can determine and know what manner of men we will be, whenever and wherever the hour strikes and calls to noble action.
~By Joshua Chamberlain ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


You will put on a dress of guilt and shoes with broken high ideals.
~By Roger McGough ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 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 ~


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 ~


Ideals jump across the hierarchies of the printed word.
~By Dennis Potter ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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'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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~

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