"The value of an idea has nothing whatever to do with the sincerity of the man who expresses it."
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"How clever you are, my dear! You never mean a single word you say."
"The only thing worse than a liar is a liar that's also a hypocrite!"
"Our ideals are our better selves."
"Idealism is the despot of thought, just as politics is the despot of will."
"The attainment of an ideal is often the beginning of a disillusion."
"Idealism is fine, but as it approaches reality the cost becomes prohibitive."
"The actual well seen is ideal."
"The idealist walks on tiptoe, the materialist on his heels."
"No folly is more costly than the folly of intolerant idealism."
"Why should we strive, with cynic frown, to knock their fairy castles down?"
"There is no force so democratic as the force of an ideal."
"An idealist is a person who helps other people to be prosperous."
"Idealism increases in direct proportion to one's distance from the problem."
"What we need most, is not so much to realize the ideal as to idealize the real."
"Ideals are the worlds masters."
"Words without actions are the assassins of idealism."
"When your dreams tire, they go underground and out of kindness that's where they stay."
"You should never have your best trousers on when you turn out to fight for freedom and truth."
"Don't use that foreign word ideals. We have that excellent native word lies."
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