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Funny Ideals Quotes
Funny Quotes about Ideals

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I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything,
I still believe that people are really good at heart.
- Anne Frank

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

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

Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping
young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the
ideals and objectives of normal adulthood.
- Walt Disney


 

It is curious to observe what different
ideals of happiness people cherish,
and in what singular places they look
for this well-spring of their life.
Many look for it in the hoarding of riches,
some in the pride of power,
and others in the achievements of art and literature;
a few seek it in the exploration of their own minds,
or in search for knowledge.
- Helen Keller

It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals,
because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out.
Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything
I still believe that people are really good at heart.
- Anne Frank

Those were the ideals that drove us to nationalization of the health service.
- Barbara Castle


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I think it's really terrifying that a country based
on the foundations and ideals of God,
is now systematically removing God from everything.
Everything!
- Stephen Baldwin

I love judges, and I love courts.
They are my ideals, that typify on earth what we shall
meet hereafter in heaven under a just God.
- William Howard Taft

Ideals are the worlds masters.
- J. G. Holland

Don't use that foreign word "ideals."
We have that excellent native word "lies."
- Henrik Ibsen

My music is all about an idealistic human personality.
I have 19th-century ideals.
- Gordon Getty

An American, a Negro...
two souls, two thoughts, two unreconciled strivings;
two warring ideals in one dark body,
whose dogged strength alone keeps it from being torn asunder.
- W. E. B. Du Bois

I regard the principle of conscription of life as a
flat contradiction of all our cherished ideals of individual freedom,
democratic liberty and Christian teaching.
- Roger Nash Baldwin

My generation of the Sixties, with all our great ideals,
destroyed liberalism, because of our excesses.
- Camille Paglia

If I could create an ideal world, it would be an England
with the fire of the Elizabethans,
the correct taste of the Georgians, and the refinement
and pure ideals of the Victorians.
- H. P. Lovecraft

A child learns to discard his ideals,
whereas a grown-up never wears out his short pants.
- Karl Kraus

In this possibly terminal phase of human existence,
democracy and freedom are more than just ideals to be valued -
they may be essential to survival.
- Noam Chomsky

Some men can live up to their loftiest ideals without
ever going higher than a basement.
- Theodore Roosevelt

The reality is we talk a lot about it,
but we really don't give everyone an opportunity to buy into it,
and this combines both the best of Republican and Democratic ideals.
- Harold Ford

I formed a resolution to never write a word I did not want to write;
to think only of my own tastes and ideals,
without a thought of those of editors or publishers.
- C. S. Forester

But the more an organization succeeds and prospers,
the more it is likely to be diverted from its original ideals,
principles and purposes.
- Robert Shea

The concepts of Joss are pure, and express attitudes and technical ideals.
- Cliff Shaw

Our ideals of freedom, set forth and realized in our Constitution,
are our greatest export to the world.
- Robert Byrd

I am only doing now what I have ever done;
and ever will continue to do -
that is adapting past experience to present reform
in the light of high ideals and future objects.
- John Burns

When you stop having dreams and ideals -
well,
you might as well stop altogether.
- Marian Anderson

For we, too, have our ideals, even if we differ from
those who have tried to establish a monopoly of idealism.
- Henry Cabot Lodge

Our ideals are our better selves.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

Ideals are an imaginative understanding of that which
is desirable in that which is possible.
- Walter Lippmann

Be strong in body, clean in mind, lofty in ideals.
- James Naismith

But recently it seems that each time I vote,
I am being asked to compromise my conservative ideals
and my commitment to the American taxpayer simply for
the benefit of political gain.
- Jeff Miller

Once you don't vote your ideals...
that has serious undermining affects.
It erodes the moral basis of our democracy.
- Ralph Nader

Growing up, my ideals were Barbra Streisand,
Cher, and my mom.
- Kevyn Aucoin

The scenic ideals that surround even our national parks
are carriers of a nostalgia for heavenly bliss and eternal calmness.
- Robert Smithson

To these ideals which were instilled in me when I was a youth,
I attribute in a large degree the success that was
mine on the bicycle tracks of the world.
- Major Taylor

Do not use that foreign word "ideals."
We have that excellent native word "lies."
- Henrik Ibsen

America's veterans embody the ideals upon which America
was founded more than 229 years ago.
- Steve Buyer

You can tell the ideals of a nation by its advertising.
- Norman Douglas

Most of us serve our ideals by fits and starts.
The person who makes a success of living is the one
who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly.
That is dedication.
- Cecil B. DeMille

A man of personality can formulate ideals,
but only a man of character can achieve them.
- Herbert Read

It seems to be the fate of idealists to obtain what
they have struggled for in a form which destroys their ideals.
- Bertrand Russell

The arts and a belief in the values of the civil rights movement,
in the overwhelming virtue of diversity,
these were our religion.
My parents worshipped those ideals.
- Jonathan Lethem

There are better ways we can transform this virulent hatred -
by living our ideals,
the Peace Corps, exchange students, teachers,
exporting our music, poetry, blue jeans.
- Helen Thomas

Western women have been controlled by ideals and stereotypes
as much as by material constraints.
- Naomi Wolf

I see you're a man with ideals.
I better be going before you've still got them.
- Mae West

I am closer to a European viewpoint of the world than an American one.
My ethics and ideals are based on European concepts.
- Bianca Jagger

The Soviet government is the most realistic regime in the world -
no ideals.
- Golda Meir

Each social formation, through each of its material activities,
exerts its influence upon the civic whole;
and each of its ideas and ideals wins also its place and power.
- Patrick Geddes

Hearts are the strongest when they beat in response to noble ideals.
- Ralph Bunche

My own ideals for the university are those of a genuine
democracy and serious scholarship.
These two, indeed, seem to go together.
- Woodrow Wilson

When a society abandons its ideals just because most
people can't live up to them,
behavior gets very ugly indeed.
- Judith Martin

Our freedoms were born in the ideals of the Enlightenment
and the musket fires of an historic revolution.
- John Boehner

Ideals are like the stars: we never reach them,
but like the mariners of the sea, we chart our course by them.
- Carl Schurz

I wish to say that we Anarchists have never changed our position.
We are Anarchists as of old and still pursue the same ideals.
- Frederica Montseny

We are all inclined to judge ourselves by our ideals;
others by their acts.
- Harold Nicolson

Perhaps, when we examine the causes of many social
changes and political upheavals,
we will find the marks of its presence and its principal ideals.
- Ali Hoseini-Khamenei

These are classic, perennial ideals we are dealing with.
- Rob Morrow

The absolute pacifist is a bad citizen;
times come when force must be used to uphold right,
justice and ideals.
- Alfred North Whitehead

Wherever on this planet ideals of personal freedom and dignity apply,
there you will find the cultural inheritance of England.
- Karel Capek

You will put on a dress of guilt and shoes with broken high ideals.
- Roger McGough

It is my pleasure to support a candidate who truly
reflects our values and highest ideals.
- Martin Sheen

There is nothing the matter with Americans except their ideals.
The real American is all right; it is the ideal American who is all wrong.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Or 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

America's Veterans have served their country with the
belief that democracy and freedom are ideals to be upheld around the world.
- John Doolittle

To have striven, to have made the effort,
to have been true to certain ideals -
this alone is worth the struggle.
- William Osler

An America that inspires hope in its ideals must complement
an America that inspires awe in its strength.
- Adam Schiff

My family life and my ideals, my commitment to the
community and to other people -
all people -
has been improved.
I think less about myself and more about my community today.
- Andre Braugher

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.
- Billy Bragg

Organized Christianity has probably done more to retard
the ideals that were its founder's than any other agency in the world.
- Richard Le Gallienne

Failure comes only when we forget our ideals and objectives and principles.
- Jawaharlal Nehru

He who does not believe has no soul.
He is empty.
He has no ideals.
He has nothing to live for.
He has no sunshine, no light, no joy in life.
He is a poor, poor man.
- Robert Ley


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