Quotes by idealists

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  • Emma Goldman
    Emma Goldman
    American anarchist 1869-1940
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    Idealists are foolish enough to throw caution to the winds. They have advanced mankind and have enriched the world.
  • Cynics regarded everybody as equally corrupt... Idealists regarded everybody as equally corrupt, except themselves.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    It seems to be the fate of idealists to obtain what they have struggled for in a form which destroys their ideals.
  • Anna Howard Shaw
    Anna Howard Shaw
    American activist and leader of the women's suffrage movement 1847-1919
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    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.
  • Logan Pearsall Smith
    Logan Pearsall Smith
    English writer 1865-1946
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    When they come downstairs from their Ivory Towers, idealists are very apt to walk straight into the gutter.
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