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Being idealistic really helps you overcome some of the many obstacles put in your path.
American politician serving as the junior United States Senator from V 1941-0
For much of America, the all-American values depicted in Norman Rockwell's classic illustrations are idealistic. For those of us from Vermont, they're realistic. That's what we do.
American writer 1888-19590
However toplofty and idealistic a man may be, he can always rationalize his right to earn money.
Money is the medium of exchange, and it's how you make things happen. To say you hate it is some farfetched, idealistic crap.
Alfred N. Whitehead
English philosopher and mathematician 1861-19470
No period of history has ever been great or ever can be that does not act on some sort of high, idealistic motives, and idealism in our time has been shoved aside, and we are paying the penalty for it.
C. Wright Mills
American sociologist 1916-19620
Some men want war for sordid, others for idealistic, reasons; some for personal gain, others for impersonal principle. But most of those who consciously want war and accept it, and so help to create its inevitability, want it in order to shift the locus of their problems.Source: The Causes of World War Three (1960)
American president 1856-19240
Sometimes people call me an idealist. Well, that is the way I know I am an American. America is the only idealistic nation in the world.
English author of romance novels 1901-20000
To sleep around is absolutely wrong for a woman; it's degrading and it completely ruins her personality. Sooner or later it will destroy all that is feminine and beautiful and idealistic in her.