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Hearts are the strongest when they beat in response to noble ideals.
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.
A child learns to discard his ideals, whereas a grown-up never wears out his short pants.
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
America's veterans embody the ideals upon which America was founded more than 229 years ago.
Ideals are an imaginative understanding of that which is desirable in that which is possible.
Ideals are the world's masters.
J. G. Holland
I am closer to a European viewpoint of the world than an American one. My ethics and ideals are based on European concepts.
A man of personality can formulate ideals, but only a man of character can achieve them.
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.
One of the darkest, deepest shames so many of us mothers feel nowadays is our fear that we are Bad Mothers, that we are failing our children and falling far short of our own ideals.
Freedom of religion is a principle that is central to our Nation's Declaration of Independence. Congress has taken this positive step to protect our freedom to express allegiance to America's flag and the ideals it represents.
You can tell the ideals of a nation by its advertising.
Ideals are like the stars: we never reach them, but like the mariners of the sea, we chart our course by them.
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
I abhor anything that constitutes torture. Water-boarding, it's perfectly clear to me it is torture. I never supported extraordinary rendition to torture, always said that Guantanamo should be closed. There is no clash of ideals and pragmatism there.
I cannot think of anything more difficult than to say something which would be worthy of this impressive and, for me, memorable occasion, and of the ideals and purposes which inspired the Nobel Peace Award.
Lester B. Pearson
It would be especially tragic if the people who most cherish ideals of peace, who are most anxious for political cooperation on a wider than national scale, made the mistake of underestimating the pace of economic change in our modern world.
Lester B. Pearson
As a writer, I am an intellectual. I believe in the ideals of the Enlightenment, I believe in the written word, in dialogue and in truth. I hate lies more than anything else. Most of the time I react by writing.
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
An America that inspires hope in its ideals must complement an America that inspires awe in its strength.
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!
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
Wherever on this planet ideals of personal freedom and dignity apply, there you will find the cultural inheritance of England.
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.
Robert M. Hutchins
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.
It is my pleasure to support a candidate who truly reflects our values and highest ideals.
But we can hold our spirits and our bodies so pure and high, we may cherish such thoughts and such ideals, and dream such dreams of lofty purpose, that we can determine and know what manner of men we will be, whenever and wherever the hour strikes and calls to noble action.
There is also work to do in the evolution of a stable family life and values, and in ensuring that the Nigerian family is built on core values that will form the bedrock of the future society. We must showcase the ideals of family life and be models of family values.
Robert Kennedy was such an inspiring figure. His interest in politics seemed to come not from a desire for power, but from a need to help our society live up to its ideals.
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