The Soviet government is the most realistic regime in the world – no ideals.
We must have ideals and try to live up to them, even if we never quite succeed. Life would be a sorry business without them. With them it’s grand and great.
You will put on a dress of guilt and shoes with broken high ideals.
Don’t use that foreign word ‘ideals.’ We have that excellent native word ‘lies.’
Our ideals are our better selves.
Democracy isn’t solely about polite conversations in parliaments. It needs to be continually refreshed with raw passions, anger and ideals.
Libertarian socialism is properly to be regarded as the inheritor of the liberal ideals of the Enlightenment.
Organized Christianity has probably done more to retard the ideals that were its founder’s than any other agency in the world.
The arts, quite simply, nourish the soul. They sustain, comfort, inspire. There is nothing like that exquisite moment when you first discover the beauty of connecting with others in celebration of larger ideals and shared wisdom.