Quotes: ideals

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  • Karl Kraus
    Karl Kraus
    Austrian writer and journalist 1874-1936
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    A child learns to discard his ideals, whereas a grown-up never wears out his short pants.
  • Marianne Moore
    Marianne Moore
    American poet 1887-1972
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    War is pillage versus resistance and if illusions of magnitude could be transmuted into ideals of magnanimity, peace might be realized.
  • Robert M. Hutchins
    Robert M. Hutchins
    American educational philosopher 1899-1977
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    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.
  • Adam Schiff
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    An America that inspires hope in its ideals must complement an America that inspires awe in its strength.
  • Agnes Repplier
    Agnes Repplier
    American writer and social criticus 1858-1950
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    Democracy forever teases us with the contrast between its ideals and its realities, between its heroic possibilities and its sorry achievements.
  • Jawaharlal Nehru
    Jawaharlal Nehru
    Indian nationalist and statesman 1889-1964
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    Failure comes only when we forget our ideals and objectives and principles.
  • Les Brown
    Les Brown
    American motivational speaker, author and radio DJ 1945-
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    Goals are not dreamy, pie-in-the-sky ideals. They have every day practical applications and they should be practical.
  • Anne Frank
    Anne Frank
    Dutch Jewish Refugee, Diarist 1929-1945
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    I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
  • Carl Schurz
    Carl Schurz
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    Ideals are like the stars: we never reach them, but like the mariners of the sea, we chart our course by them.
  • Josiah Gilbert Holland
    Josiah Gilbert Holland
    American Author 1819-1881
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    Ideals are the worlds masters.
  • Cecil B. DeMille
    Cecil B. DeMille
    American filmmaker 1881-1959
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    Most of us serve our ideals by fits and starts. The person who makes a success of living is one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That's dedication.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    My generation of the Sixties, with all our great ideals, destroyed liberalism, because of our excesses.
  • Samuel Ullman
    Samuel Ullman
    American businessman, poet and humanitarian 1840-1924
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    Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals.
  • Rebecca West
    Rebecca West
    British author 1892-1983
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    Now different races and nationalities cherish different ideals of society that stink in each other's nostrils with an offensiveness beyond the power of any but the most monstrous private deed.
  • Amos Bronson Alcott
    Amos Bronson Alcott
    American educator and social reformer 1799-1888
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    Our ideals are our better selves.
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