Quotes: ideals

Quotes 1 till 15 of 56.

1 2 3 4 Next 
  • Karl Kraus
    Karl Kraus
    Austrian writer and journalist 1874-1936
    Karl Kraus
    - +
    +3
    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
    Marianne Moore
    - +
    +1
    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
    Robert M. Hutchins
    - +
     0
    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.
  • Billy Bragg
    Billy Bragg
    - +
     0
    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.
  • Buzz Aldrin
    Buzz Aldrin
    - +
     0
    America's can-do spirit cast a warm glow across nations and cultures, generating more goodwill and support for our country's ideals and causes than had otherwise been possible.
  • Adam Schiff
    Adam Schiff
    - +
     0
    An America that inspires hope in its ideals must complement an America that inspires awe in its strength.
  • Barbara Castle
    Barbara Castle
    - +
     0
    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.
  • Bernard Bailyn
    Bernard Bailyn
    - +
     0
    At first the relevance of chattel slavery to libertarian ideals was noted only in individual passages of isolated pamphlets.
    Source: The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution Ch. VI, THE CONTAGION OF LIBERTY, p. 237
  • Agnes Repplier
    Agnes Repplier
    American writer and social criticus 1858-1950
    Agnes Repplier
    - +
     0
    Democracy forever teases us with the contrast between its ideals and its realities, between its heroic possibilities and its sorry achievements.
  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
    - +
     0
    Europe and Africa share proximity and history, ideas and ideals, trade and technology. You are tied together by the ebb and flow of people. Migration presents policy challenges - but also represents an opportunity to enhance human development, promote decent work, and strengthen collaboration.
  • Jawaharlal Nehru
    Jawaharlal Nehru
    Indian nationalist and statesman 1889-1964
    Jawaharlal Nehru
    - +
     0
    Failure comes only when we forget our ideals and objectives and principles.
  • Bill Frist
    Bill Frist
    - +
     0
    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.
  • Les Brown
    Les Brown
    American motivational speaker, author and radio DJ 1945-
    Les Brown
    - +
     0
    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
    Anne Frank
    - +
     0
    I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
  • Anne Frank
    Anne Frank
    Dutch Jewish Refugee, Diarist 1929-1945
    Anne Frank
    - +
     0
    I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
1 2 3 4 Next