Determine the thing that can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
When a man forgets his ideals, he may hope for happiness, but not till then
Stand for something or you will fall for anything. Today's mighty oak is yesterday's nut that held its ground.
A nation reveals itself not only by the men it produces but also by the men it honors, the men… (read more)
Domestic policy can only defeat us; foreign policy can kill us.
Age does not depend upon years, but upon temperament and health. Some men are born old, and some never grow… (read more)
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing; a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished
The attainment of an ideal is often the beginning of a disillusion
By believing passionately in something that still does not exist, we create it. The nonexistent is whatever we have not… (read more)
Each time a person stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out… (read more)
All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.
The ideals which have always shone before me and filled me with the joy of living are goodness, beauty, and… (read more)
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
The human soul has still greater need of the ideal than of the real. It is by the real that… (read more)
Ideals do exist, the rest is just temporary interruption.
Living up to ideals is like doing everyday work with your Sunday clothes on.