Ideals Quotes

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Ideals are like stars: you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the ocean desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.
Carl Schurz
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.
Samuel Ullman
The future does not belong to those who are content with today, apathetic toward common problems and their fellow man alike, timid and fearful in the face of bold projects and new ideas. Rather, it will belong to those who can blend passion, reason and courage in a personal commitment to the ideals of American society.
Robert Francis Kennedy
The ultimate determinant in the struggle now going on for the world will not be bombs and rockets but a test of wills and ideas - A trial of spiritual resolve the values we hold, the beliefs we cherish and the ideals to which we are dedicated.
Ronald Reagan

People love high ideals, but they got to be about 33 - Percent plausible.
Will Rogers
Albert einstein - the ideals which have lighted my way, and time...
I know what I have done, and Your Honor knows what I have done. ... Somewhere between my ambition and my ideals, I lost my ethical compass.
Jeb Stuart Magrude
Ideals are like stars; you will not succeed in touching them with your hands. But like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them you will reach your destiny.
Carl Schurz
The Soviet government is the most realistic regime in the world - No ideals.
Golda Mei
Our 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.
Walt Disney
There are many fine ideals which are not realisable, and yet we do not refrain from teaching them.
Peretz Smolenskin
Some men worship rank, some worship heroes, some worship power, some worship God, and over these ideals they dispute, but they all worship money.
Mark Twain
The ultimate determinant in the struggle now going on for the world will not be bombs and rockets but a test of wills and ideas - A trial of spiritual resolve: the values we hold, the beliefs we cherish and the ideals to which we are dedicated.
Ronald Reagan
We are all inclined to judge ourselves by our ideals; others by their acts.
Harold Nicolson
Ideals are like stars you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the ocean desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.
Carl Schurz
Some have half - Baked ideas because their ideals are not heated up enough.
Author Unknown
It? s a wonder I haven? t abandoned all my ideals, they seem so absurd and impractical. Yet I cling to them because I still believe, in spite of everything, that people are truly good at heart.
Anne Frank, Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl, July 15, 1944
Here is a great body of our Jewish citizens from whom have sprung men of genius in every walk of our varied life; men who have conceived of its ideals with singular clearness; and led enterprises with sprit & sagacity... They are not Jews in America, they are American citizens.
Woodrow Wilson
I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Anne Frank
America has never been united by blood or birth or soil. We are bound by ideals that move us beyond our backgrounds, lift us above our interests and teach us what it means to be citizens.
George W. Bush, Inaugural address, 2001
I conceive the essential task of religion to be to develop the consciences, the ideals, and the aspirations of mankind.
Robert Millikan
The ideals which have always shone before me and filled me with the joy of living are goodness, beauty, and truth. To make a goal of comfort or happiness has never appealed to me; a system of ethics built on this basis would be sufficient only for a herd of cattle.
Albert Einstein
I promise to keep on living as though I expected to live forever. Nobody grows old by merely living a number of years. People grow old by deserting their ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up wrinkles the soul.
Douglas MacArthu
If we fight a war and win it with H - Bombs, what history will remember is not the ideals we were fighting for but the methods we used to accomplish them. These methods will be compared to the warfare of Genghis Khan who ruthlessly killed every last inhabitant of Persia.
Hans A. Bethe
Failure comes only when we forget our ideals and objectives and principles.
Jawaharal Nehru
Genius is talent provided with ideals.
William Somerset Maugham
Grow into your ideals so that life cannot rob you of them.
Albert Schweitze
You can tell the ideals of a nation by its advertisements.
Norman Douglas, South Wind, 1917
All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.
Hermann Hesse
Yale is a crucible in American life for the accommodation of intellectual achievement, of wisdom, of refinement, with the democratic ideals of openness, of social justice and of equal opportunity.
Benno C. Schmidt, Jr.
I conceive the essential task of religion to be to develop the consciences, the ideals, and the aspirations of mankind.
Robert Millikan