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The nineteenth century was completely lacking in logic, it had cosmic terms and hopes, and aspirations, and discoveries, and ideals but it had no logic.
The highest ideals are human intelligence, creativity and love. Respect these above all.
Living up to ideals is like doing everyday work with your Sunday clothes on.
E. W. Howe
Today, we stand as a united country and are much closer to the ideals set forth in our Constitution that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
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.
Anyone determined to find another person or group inferior can always find whole lists of grounds that demonstrate inferiority because we are all inferior to the ideals of humanness we have erected.
It's impossible to consider living without ideals. However, when ideas lead to ideology, that's a very dangerous thing. Ideology then leads to creating the image of an enemy, and it leads to the murder and massacre that we've seen since the beginning of time.
True Americanism is practical idealism. Its aims, instead of being materialistic and mechanical, are idealistic to the point of being Utopian. In this way, the U.S. can provide and express ideals that strike a chord in humans everywhere - a declaration of independence on behalf of all the peoples of the world.
I see you're a man with ideals. I better be going before you've still got them.
No other country in the world does what we do. On every issue, the world turns to us, not simply because of the size of our economy or our military might - but because of the ideals we stand for, and the burdens we bear to advance them.
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
It seems to be the fate of idealists to obtain what they have struggled for in a form which destroys their ideals.
Libertarian socialism is properly to be regarded as the inheritor of the liberal ideals of the Enlightenment.
Make no mistake, in this campaign, I will offer the American ideals of economic freedom a clear and unapologetic defense.
In Henry Adams, I discovered not only the prototype of the modern thinker but also someone who is more interesting: a viper-toothed, puling, supercilious crank, thwarted in ambition, aging gracelessly, mad at the cosmos, and ashamed of his own jejune ideals. He is nevertheless very dear to me.
P. J. O'Rourke
I'm very much a Christian in ideals and ethics, especially in terms of belief in fairness, a deep set obligation to others, and the virtues of charity, tolerance and generosity that we associate with traditional Christian teaching.
E. O. Wilson
Our ideals are our better selves.
Amos Bronson Alcott
We need to build websites with celebrity speakers who talk about the ideals of fairness, sharing, democratic cooperation, and altruism in public life.
All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.
The great artist is a slave to his ideals.
Christian Nestell Bovee
My own ideals for the university are those of a genuine democracy and serious scholarship. These two, indeed, seem to go together.
Posterity is the world to come; the world for whom we hold our ideals, from whom we have borrowed our planet, and to whom we bear sacred responsibility. We must do what America does best: offer more opportunity to all and demand responsibility from all.
William J. Clinton
I think that my preaching style and many of my ideas and ideals about faith are based in both Pentecostal and Baptist background.
T. D. Jakes
I've always wanted to tell a story about Lincoln. I saw a paternal father figure; I saw someone who was completely, stubbornly committed to his ideals, to his vision.
America's Veterans have served their country with the belief that democracy and freedom are ideals to be upheld around the world.
Leonardo da Vinci
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