Ideal Related Quotes

Man, in the ideal, is so noble and so sparkling, such a grand and glowing creature, that over any ignominious blemish in him all his fellows should run to throw their costliest robes.

Herman Melville

#Fellows #Ideal #Noble

Those who would sacrifice a generation to realize an ideal are the enemies of mankind.

Eric Hoffer

#Enemies #Ideal #Mankind #Realize #Sacrifice

Disasters are funny to me. As a comedian you learn from failure, so I'm always trying to put myself in a situation that does not seem ideal for my comedy and see how it works.

Anthony Jeselnik

#Comedian #Ideal

My screenplays are very detailed. The reason they're detailed... you have to think on your feet. You have to be ready to change because there are no such things as ideal conditions.

Deepa Mehta


The ideal life is in our blood and never will be still.

Phillips Brooks

#Blood #Ideal #Idealism #Inspirational #Life #Still

Only when an ideal of peace is born in the minds of the peoples will the institutions set up to maintain this peace effectively fulfill the function expected of them.

Albert Schweitzer

#Effectively #Expected #Ideal #Maintain

It is very difficult to reconcile the American ideal of a sovereign people capable of owning and managing their own government with an inability to own and manage their own business.

Calvin Coolidge

#Ideal #Managing #Sovereign

The truth is, our civilization is not Christian; it is a tragic compound of great ideal and fearful practice, of loving charity and fearful clutching of possessions.

Alan Paton

#Compound #Fearful #Ideal

I have long been convinced that my artistic ideal stands or falls with Germany. Only the Germany that we love and desire can help us achieve that ideal.

Richard Wagner


Perfect life is a contradiction in terms. Therefore we must always expect to find things not up to our highest ideal. Knowing this, we are bound to make the best of everything.

Swami Vivekananda

#Bound #Ideal