Ideal Quotes

"A callous exterior isn't an uncommon way of protecting ideals; it hides the ...

"A callous exterior isn't an uncommon way of protecting ideals; it hides the idealists from the derision of fools and cowards. But it also immobilizes them, so that, in trying to preserve their ideals, they risk losing them." -Brian Daley
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β€œMy formula for greatness in a human being is amor fati: that one wants nothing to be different, ...

β€œMy formula for greatness in a human being is amor fati: that one wants nothing to be different, not forward, not backward, not in all eternity. Not merely bear what is necessary, still less conceal itβ€”all idealism is mendaciousness in the face of what is necessaryβ€”but love it” ―Friedrich Nietzsche
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"You can tell the ideal...

"You can tell the ideals of a nation by its advertisements" - Norman Douglas
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"You believe that flag burning shows disrespect towards those who have fought to preserve ou...

"You believe that flag burning shows disrespect towards those who have fought to preserve our freedoms. Punishing protestors shows an even more profound disrespect for the ideals that these people died for. An intact flag is worthless if it no longer stands for freedom." -Mary Ruwart
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"There is also this benefit in boastfulness, that the speake...

"There is also this benefit in boastfulness, that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it." - Miguel de Cervantes
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"Idealism is what precede...

"Idealism is what precedes experience; cynicism is what follows." β€” David T. Wolf
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β€œThe great challenge of adulthood is...

β€œThe great challenge of adulthood is holding on to your idealism after you lose your innocence.” ― Bruce Springsteen
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"The ideal subject of totalitarian rule is not the convinced Nazi ...

"The ideal subject of totalitarian rule is not the convinced Nazi or the dedicated communist, but people for whom the distinction between fact and fiction, true and false, no longer exists." - Hannah Arendt
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"Creat for the ide...

"Creat for the ideal user, not for the most common one" - me
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"An idealist is one who, on noticing that a r...

"An idealist is one who, on noticing that a rose smells better than a cabbage, concludes that it will also make better soup." β€” H. L. Mencken
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β€œSuccess is the progressiv...

β€œSuccess is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal.” β€” Earl Nightingale
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"The wealth required by nature is limited a...

"The wealth required by nature is limited and is easy to procure; but the wealth required by vain ideals extends to infinity." --Epicurus
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Idealism is a wonderful thing, all y...

Idealism is a wonderful thing, all you really need is someone rational to put it proper use. β€”Kerr Avon, Blake's 7
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You were Born with Potential. You were Born with Goodness and Trust. You were Born...

You were Born with Potential. You were Born with Goodness and Trust. You were Born with Ideals and Dreams. You were Born with Greatness. You were Born with Wings. You are not meant for crawling, so don't. You have Wings. Learn to use them and Fly -- Rumi
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The ideals which have lighted my way, and time after...

The ideals which have lighted my way, and time after time have given me new courage to face life cheerfully, have been Kindness, Beauty, and Truth. -Albert Einstein
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"Happiness is not an i...

"Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination" - Immanuel Kant
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"If you're low enough and the ideal is high enough, the i...

"If you're low enough and the ideal is high enough, the ideal itself is so judgmental and so detached for you that it starts to look to you like your enemy" - Jordan B. Peterson
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Success is the pr...

Success is the progressive realization of a worthy ideal.
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"Good friends, good books, ...

"Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life." β€” Mark Twain
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Mediators (INPF) share a sincere belief in the idea of relationships – that two people can co...

Mediators (INPF) share a sincere belief in the idea of relationships – that two people can come together and make each other better and happier than they were alone, and they will take great efforts to show support and affection in order to make this ideal a reality. -16 Personalities
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Art is not a study of posi...

Art is not a study of positive reality, it is the seeking for ideal truth. John Ruskin
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Reality does not confo...

Reality does not conform to the ideal, but confirms it. - Gustave Flaubert
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β€œBeing truly supportive of someone doesn’t mean always ...

β€œBeing truly supportive of someone doesn’t mean always siding with their idea of ideal, rather it’s evaluating their options and always choosing what’s best for them.” -me
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///Ideal - existing only in the ...

///Ideal - existing only in the imagination; desirable or perfect but not likely to become a reality///
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"At least two-thirds of our miseries spring from human stupidity, human malice, ...

"At least two-thirds of our miseries spring from human stupidity, human malice, and those great motivators and justifiers of malice and stupidity: idealism, dogmatism and proselytizing zeal on behalf of religous or political ideas." β€” Aldous Huxley
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"I must uphold my ideals, for perh...

"I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out." - Anne Frank
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Good friends, good books, ...

Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life. -Mark Twain
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The ideals which have lighted my way, and time after...

The ideals which have lighted my way, and time after time have given me new courage to face life cheerfully, have been Kindness, Beauty, and Truth. -Albert Einstein
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β€œSometimes I wonder if there's something wrong with me. Perhaps I've spent...

β€œSometimes I wonder if there's something wrong with me. Perhaps I've spent too long in the company of my literary romantic heroes, and consequently my ideals and expectations are far too high.” ― E.L. James, Fifty Shades of Grey
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If only our eyes saw souls i...

If only our eyes saw souls instead of bodies, how different our ideals of beauty would be.
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If I'm bored, then that means ever...

If I'm bored, then that means everyone is safe and well. So having nothing to do is ideal for me. - KonoSuba
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Stop searching for ...

Stop searching for equality, and look for the ideals of equity.
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"Do not live your life trying to impress someone else, and do not live your life trying to be so...

"Do not live your life trying to impress someone else, and do not live your life trying to be someone you're not, and do not live your life making yourself miserable just to amount to someone else's idealism. You don't want your life to be the structure of someone else's dream." - XXXTENTACION
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β€œDream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so shall you become. Yo...

β€œDream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so shall you become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.” β€” James Allen
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"What? A great man? I always see on...

"What? A great man? I always see only the actor of his own ideal." - Friedrich Nietzsche (Beyond Good and Evil)
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The ideal subject of totalitarian rule is not the convinced Nazi o...

The ideal subject of totalitarian rule is not the convinced Nazi or the dedicated communist, but people for whom the distinction between fact and fiction, true and false, no longer exists. -- Hannah Arendt
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Ideally, couples need three lives...

Ideally, couples need three lives; one for him, one for her, and one for them together. – Jacqueline Bisset
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"Youth would be an ideal sta...

"Youth would be an ideal state if it came a little later in life." β€” Herbert Henry Asquith
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β€œI used to shake my head when people talked about soulmates, poor deluded individuals grasping a...

β€œI used to shake my head when people talked about soulmates, poor deluded individuals grasping at some supernatural ideal not intended for mortals but sounded pretty in a poetry book. Then, we met, and everything changed, the cynic has become the converted, the sceptic, an ardent zealot.” ― E.A.
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"Each time a person stands up for an ideal, or acts ...

"Each time a person stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, it sends out a tiny ripple of hope ..." RFK JR
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The people who kill and torture and tell lies in the name of their sacred causes, ...

The people who kill and torture and tell lies in the name of their sacred causes, these are never the publicans and the sinners. No, they're the virtuous, respectable men, who have the finest feelings, the best brains, the noblest ideals. ALDOUS HUXLEY
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β€œGood friends, good books, a...

β€œGood friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.” ― Mark Twain.
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"A vigilante is just a man lost in the scramble for his own gratification. He can be destroyed ...

"A vigilante is just a man lost in the scramble for his own gratification. He can be destroyed or locked up. But if you make yourself more than just a man, if you devote yourself to an ideal, and if they can't stop you, then you become something else entirely. .... " - Ducard (Batman Begins)
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God is the ideal, both good and evil, each of us carries in our minds. The thing which we compar...

God is the ideal, both good and evil, each of us carries in our minds. The thing which we compare our every action to in order to decide if they are good or bad. The standard by which we measure all things within ourselves. Be careful what you choose to be your God, it will determine your fateο»Ώ
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"It is our failure to become our perceived ideal that ultimately defines us a...

"It is our failure to become our perceived ideal that ultimately defines us and makes us unique. It's not easy, but if you accept your misfortune and handle it right. Your perceived failure can become a catalyst for profound reinvention"
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β€œDestroy my desires, eradicate m...

β€œDestroy my desires, eradicate my ideals, show me something better, and I will follow you.” -Dostoyevsky
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"If only our eyes saw souls inst...

"If only our eyes saw souls instead of bodies, how different our ideals of beauty would be." _Unknown_
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"Democracy would only remain in the minds and on paper, if among its...

"Democracy would only remain in the minds and on paper, if among its supporters there were no really power-loving natures, for which the people were just an object and the ideals-means to an end."-Oswald Spengler
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"To love oneself is the beg...

"To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.” ― Oscar Wilde, An Ideal Husband
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Good friends, good books, a...

Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life. ― Mark Twain
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Reality - Dreams = Animal Being; Reality + Dreams = A Heart-Ache (usually called...

Reality - Dreams = Animal Being; Reality + Dreams = A Heart-Ache (usually called Idealism); Reality + Humor = Realism (also called Conservatism); Dreams - Humor = Fanaticism; Dreams + Humor = Fantasy; Reality + Dreams + Humor = Wisdom. Lin Yutang
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"Being an adult means betraying your ideals and pa...

"Being an adult means betraying your ideals and participating in the process of actively making the world a worse place." - Roman Belic, The Lord of Titties
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"In a world that isn't already ideal, one must be willing to shuck and jive for a good cau...

"In a world that isn't already ideal, one must be willing to shuck and jive for a good cause -- Chaplin, King, Gandhi, Monroe, etc.. The problem begins when people lose sight of the notion that you're entitled to anything else." ~ Wacky Waving Inflatable Arm Flailing Tube Man
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"The human soul has still greater need of the id...

"The human soul has still greater need of the ideal than of the real. It is by the real that we exist; it is by the ideal that we live." - Victor Hugo
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β€œGood friends, good books, ...

β€œGood friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.” ― Mark Twain
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β€œGood friends, good books, ...

β€œGood friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.” ― Mark Twain
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Fill the brain with high thoughts, highest ide...

Fill the brain with high thoughts, highest ideals place them day and night before you and out of that will come great work. by Swami Vivekananda
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"Ascertain what is genuinely mutually ideal and demand it. If...

"Ascertain what is genuinely mutually ideal and demand it. If they tell you no you'll have all the information you need to gauge their true motives and how they should be handled." ~ Talcum X
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"It is our failure to become our perceived ideal that ultimately defines us and mak...

"It is our failure to become our perceived ideal that ultimately defines us and makes us unique. It's not easy, but if you accept your misfortune and handle it right, your perceived failure can become a catalyst for profound re-invention." - Conan O'Brien
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The ideals which have lighted my way, and time after time have given...

The ideals which have lighted my way, and time after time have given me new courage to face life cheerfully, have been Kindness, Beauty, and Truth. -Albert Einstein, physicist, Nobel laureate (14 Mar 1879-1955)
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"Good friends, good books, ...

"Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life." - Mark Twain
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"The ideal imaginary government is a benevolent dictatorship: you find a genuinely good, in...

"The ideal imaginary government is a benevolent dictatorship: you find a genuinely good, incorruptible, intelligent and driven person and put them in charge. The idea of democracy is based on the assumption that those people don't exist, at least not for very long." - u/jmartkdr
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"If an artist becomes too idealistic, he will co...

"If an artist becomes too idealistic, he will commit suicide, because between his ideal and his actual ability there is a great gap." -- Shunryu Suzuki
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