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Movies are more than a commodity. Movies are to our civilization what dreams and ideals are to individual lives: They express the mystery and help define the nature of who we are and what we are becoming.
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.
He 's ruthless only because of his ideals. Unfortunately he doesn't succeed. The thing fails and gets out of hand and takes charge of him. Idealism is the only excuse he could have and it's a great excuse.
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
Nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation are not utopian ideals. They are critical to global peace and security.
I was a 'young adult' when I wrote 'The Outsiders,' although it was not a genre at the time. It's an interesting time of life to write about, when your ideals get slammed up against reality, and you must compromise.
S. E. Hinton
Moral certainty, clear standards, and a commitment to spiritual ideals will set you apart in a world that searches for meaning.
Find people not to envy but to admire. Do not the profitable but the admirable deed. Live by ideals.
Do not use that foreign word 'ideals.' We have that excellent native word 'lies.'
The Soviet government is the most realistic regime in the world - no ideals.
My generation of the Sixties, with all our great ideals, destroyed liberalism, because of our excesses.
Pundits are used to analyzing the gap between what our ideals suggest and what our security interests require.
History does not record in its annals any lasting domination exercised by one people over another, of different race, of diverse usages and customs, of opposite and divergent ideals. One of the two had to yield and succumb.
I regard affirmative action as pernicious - a system that had wonderful ideals when it started but was almost immediately abused for the benefit of white middle-class women.
Sometimes we are separated by differences, and sometimes we are united by common ideals of respect and compassion.
Ideals are an imaginative understanding of that which is desirable in that which is possible.
Western women have been controlled by ideals and stereotypes as much as by material constraints.
We're all slight hypocrites who fall short of our ideals.
America is the greatest nation ever founded. The ideals are the greatest ever espoused in human history, and we just need the country to live up to them. But what I worry about are the 1 million black men in the prison system.
Henry Louis Gates
Europe and Africa share proximity and history, ideas and ideals, trade and technology. You are tied together by the ebb and flow of people. Migration presents policy challenges - but also represents an opportunity to enhance human development, promote decent work, and strengthen collaboration.
Every society rests in the last resort on the recognition of common principles and common ideals, and if it makes no moral or spiritual appeal to the loyalty of its members, it must inevitably fall to pieces.
Our ideals of freedom, set forth and realized in our Constitution, are our greatest export to the world.
Wherever on this planet ideals of personal freedom and dignity apply, there you will find the cultural inheritance of England.
Democracy isn't solely about polite conversations in parliaments. It needs to be continually refreshed with raw passions, anger and ideals.
You can tell the ideals of a nation by its advertising.
John F. Kennedy
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