I am an idealist. I don't know where I'm going but I'm on my way. ~ Carl Sandburg
Some men can live up to their loftiest ideals without ever going higher than a basement. ~ Theodore Roosevelt
A map of the world that does not include Utopia is not worth even
glancing at, for it leaves out the one country at which Humanity is
always landing. ~ Oscar Wilde
Why should we strive, with cynic frown, to knock their fairy castles down? ~ Eliza Cook
The actual well seen is ideal. ~ Thomas Carlyle
Quotes about ideals, life
- For what ideals do you strive/probe?
- To what extent is utopia (striving for an ideal world) an outdated nineteenth century concept?
- What ideals may we see in our daily lives if we are aware enough?