Quotes and Sayings about Deals
"Republican patience with how unionism deals with the political institutions, and with key issues like equality and human rights, will be tested because, obviously, there will be a battle a day on these matters. So lets face up to all of this with our eyes wide open."
- Gerry Adams
(Related: Equality, Battle, Day, Deals, Eyes, Rights, Human rights, Key, Open, Patience, Republican, Will)
"Our ideals are our better selves."
- Amos Bronson Alcott
"Psychology is the science of the act of experiencing, and deals with the whole system of such acts as they make up mental life."
- Samuel Alexander
(Related: Life, Science, Act, Deals, Psychology)
"When you stop having dreams and ideals - well, you might as well stop altogether."
- Marian Anderson
(Related: Dreams, Ideals)
"All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Men, Ideals)
"If all the rich and all of the church people should send their children to the public schools they would feel bound to concentrate their money on improving these schools until they met the highest ideals."
- Susan B. Anthony
(Related: Money, People, Church, Children, Ideals, Public, Schools)
"My research, even before 1972, moved in directions beyond those cited for the Nobel Memorial Prize. Most of it, in one way or another, deals with information as an economic variable, both as to its production and as to its use."
- Kenneth Joseph Arrow
(Related: Deals, Information, Production, Research)
"Growing up, my ideals were Barbra Streisand, Cher, and my mom."
- Kevyn Aucoin
(Related: Mom, Growing up, Ideals)
"I see my job simply as helping disseminate the message of Barack Obama, working with the communications team to make sure that we're true to the ideals and the values and the programs that he wants to advance in this country. And that's the extent of my involvement."
- David Axelrod
(Related: Values, Country, Ideals, Job)
"Do not be misled by what you see around you, or be influenced by what you see. You live in a world which is a playground of illusion, full of false paths, false values and false ideals. But you are not part of that world."
- Sai Baba
(Related: Values, Ideals, Illusion, World)
"There is also work to do in the evolution of a stable family life and values, and in ensuring that the Nigerian family is built on core values that will form the bedrock of the future society. We must showcase the ideals of family life and be models of family values."
- Ibrahim Babangida
(Related: Family, Life, Work, Society, Values, Evolution, Future, Ideals, Will)
"The privilege of ruling would be in the hands of the skilled and the learned, with a wide scope left for profitable crooked deals carried on by the Jews, who would be attracted by the enormous extension of the international speculations of the national banks."
- Mikhail Bakunin
(Related: Banks, Deals, Privilege)
"I regard the principle of conscription of life as a flat contradiction of all our cherished ideals of individual freedom, democratic liberty and Christian teaching."
- Roger Nash Baldwin
(Related: Life, Christian, Contradiction, Freedom, Ideals, Liberty, Teaching)
"I think it's really terrifying that a country based on the foundations and ideals of God, is now systematically removing God from everything. Everything!"
- Stephen Baldwin
(Related: God, Country, Ideals, Now)
"The horrors of the Second World War, the chilling winds of the Cold War and the crushing weight of the Iron Curtain are little more than fading memories. Ideals that once commanded great loyalty are now taken for granted."
- Jan Peter Balkenende
(Related: War, Ideals, Iron curtain, Loyalty, Memories, Now, Weight, World, World war)
"But, gentlemen, can any of us say that as a result of such overwhelming sacrifices of money, of men, of ideals, and of civil dignity the sense of security has indeed been attained?"
- Henry Campbell Bannerman
(Related: Men, Money, Dignity, Gentlemen, Ideals, Result, Security, Sense)
"Jewish intellectuals contributed a great deal to insure that Europe became a continent of humanism, and it is with these humanist ideals that Europe must now intervene in the Middle East conflict."
- Daniel Barenboim
(Related: Conflict, Europe, Humanism, Ideals, Intellectuals, Now)
"Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do."
- Wendell Berry
(Related: Nature, Deals, Decisions, Justice, Memory, Party, Politicians, Sense)
"People told me, when I was coming through the ranks, that a mark of a great actor is one who deals with the period of unemployment as well as they deal with the period of employment."
- Claudia Black
(Related: People, Actor, Deals, Unemployment)
"Our freedoms were born in the ideals of the Enlightenment and the musket fires of an historic revolution."
- John Boehner
(Related: Revolution, Ideals)
"One ever feels his twoness - an American, a Negro; two souls, two thoughts, two unreconciled strivings; two warring ideals in one dark body, whose dogged strength alone keeps it from being torn asunder."
- W. E. B. Du Bois
(Related: Strength, Thoughts, American, Being, Body, Ideals)
"An American, a Negro... two souls, two thoughts, two unreconciled strivings; two warring ideals in one dark body, whose dogged strength alone keeps it from being torn asunder."
- W. E. B. Du Bois
(Related: Strength, Thoughts, American, Being, Body, Ideals)
"This China trade deal is basically like the Bobby Knight of trade deals. You know, you abuse, you abuse, you abuse, and then they say 'Well, OK, we'll let you try one more time.'"
- David Bonior
(Related: Time, Abuse, Deals, Knight, Trade)
"The ultimate wisdom which deals with beginnings, remains locked in a seed. There it lies, the simplest fact of the universe and at the same time the one which calls faith rather than reason."
- Hal Borland
(Related: Faith, Time, Wisdom, Beginnings, Deals, Fact, Lies, Reason, Universe)
"Man is wise and constantly in quest of more wisdom; but the ultimate wisdom, which deals with beginnings, remains locked in a seed. There it lies, the simplest fact of the universe and at the same time the one which calls forth faith rather than reason."
- Hal Borland
(Related: Faith, Time, Wisdom, Beginnings, Deals, Fact, Lies, Man, Quest, Reason, Universe)
"The great artist is a slave to his ideals."
- Christian Nestell Bovee
(Related: Artist, Ideals)
"All musicians start out with ideals but hanging on to them in the face of media scrutiny takes real integrity. Tougher still is to live up to the ideals of your dedicated fans."
- Billy Bragg
(Related: Fans, Ideals, Integrity, Media, Musicians)
"My family life and my ideals, my commitment to the community and to other people - all people - has been improved. I think less about myself and more about my community today."
- Andre Braugher
(Related: Family, Life, People, Commitment, Community, Ideals, Today)
"Sex and obscenity are not synonymous. Obscene material is material which deals with sex in a manner appealing to prurient interest."
- William J. Brennan, Jr.
(Related: Sex, Deals, Interest)
"Basically he never went to work and didn't have a job. Of course I thought he did. I thought he was on the phone doing business deals instead of borrowing money from people."
- Christie Brinkley
(Related: Business, Money, Work, Thought, People, Borrowing, Deals, Job)
"Hearts are the strongest when they beat in response to noble ideals."
- Ralph Bunche
"The deals that were made for Black artists at that time were not the deals that were made for white artists."
- Solomon Burke
(Related: Time, Artists, Deals)
"The work of an advertising agency is warmly and immediately human. It deals with human needs, wants, dreams and hopes. Its 'product' cannot be turned out on an assembly line."
- Leo Burnett
(Related: Dreams, Work, Advertising, Deals, Needs)
"I am only doing now what I have ever done; and ever will continue to do - that is adapting past experience to present reform in the light of high ideals and future objects."
- John Burns
(Related: Experience, Future, Ideals, Light, Now, Past, Present, Reform, Will)
"America's veterans embody the ideals upon which America was founded more than 229 years ago."
- Steve Buyer
(Related: America, Ideals, Veterans, Years)
"Our ideals of freedom, set forth and realized in our Constitution, are our greatest export to the world."
- Robert Byrd
(Related: Constitution, Freedom, Ideals, World)
"In life, people sometimes make rotten deals."
- Jeanne Calment
(Related: Life, People, Deals)
"Wherever on this planet ideals of personal freedom and dignity apply, there you will find the cultural inheritance of England."
- Karel Capek
(Related: Dignity, EnglFreedom, Ideals, Inheritance, Will)
"Those were the ideals that drove us to nationalization of the health service."
- Barbara Castle
(Related: Health, Ideals, Service)
"Another example of that was that even during the economic problems of the 1945 government, we managed to carry out other aspects of our policy and other ideals. Through the establishment of national parks, for instance."
- Barbara Castle
(Related: Government, Policy, Example, Ideals, Problems)
"But we can hold our spirits and our bodies so pure and high, we may cherish such thoughts and such ideals, and dream such dreams of lofty purpose, that we can determine and know what manner of men we will be, whenever and wherever the hour strikes and calls to noble action."
- Joshua Chamberlain
(Related: Dreams, Men, Action, Purpose, Thoughts, Ideals, May, Spirits, Will)
"There is nothing the matter with Americans except their ideals. The real American is all right; it is the ideal American who is all wrong."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: American, Americans, Ideals, Nothing, Right, Wrong)
"In this possibly terminal phase of human existence, democracy and freedom are more than just ideals to be valued - they may be essential to survival."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: Survival, Democracy, Existence, Freedom, Ideals, May)
"Send me one hundred francs on our future deals, otherwise I will disappear in a cataclysm."
- Camille Claudel
(Related: Deals, Future, Will)
"The government itself is running exactly like the Sopranos and they sit back and they make deals. And they say okay, 'I'm going do this: France, you're getting the pipelines.'"
- George Clooney
(Related: Government, Deals, France, Running)
"If I had a personal wish for the new ideas in this new book it would be that every parent, every counselor, every teacher, every professor, every sports coach that deals with young people would understand the three circle concept."
- James Collins
(Related: Sports, People, Ideas, Coach, Deals)
"A word carries far, very far, deals destruction through time as the bullets go flying through space."
- Joseph Conrad
(Related: Time, Deals, Destruction, Flying, Space, Word)
"Optimism doesn't wait on facts. It deals with prospects. Pessimism is a waste of time."
- Norman Cousins
(Related: Time, Optimism, Pessimism, Deals, Facts, Waste)
"Acting deals with very delicate emotions. It is not putting up a mask. Each time an actor acts he does not hide; he exposes himself."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Time, Acting, Actor, Deals, Emotions)
"Issues deals with the issues I had, the fears I had and it isn't a 'nice' album but fears and depressions are not particularly nice."
- Jonathan Davis
"Every society rests in the last resort on the recognition of common principles and common ideals, and if it makes no moral or spiritual appeal to the loyalty of its members, it must inevitably fall to pieces."
- Christopher Dawson
(Related: Society, Ideals, Loyalty, Principles, Spiritual)
"Most of us serve our ideals by fits and starts. The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication."
- Cecil B. DeMille
(Related: Success, Goal, Dedication, Ideals, Living)
"I had very strong feelings, so the chance to make a film that deals in an imaginative way with stuff you care tremendously about is a real high. It's a really amazing thing to be able to do."
- Jonathan Demme
(Related: Feelings, Care, Chance, Deals, Film)
"It would be flattering to call it a modern Dirty Harry, but I think this film deals more with the loss of his wife than the traditional revenge vigilante films."
- Vin Diesel
(Related: Wife, Deals, Film, Loss, Revenge)
"Or heritage and ideals, our code and standards - the things we live by and teach our children - are preserved or diminished by how freely we exchange ideas and feelings."
- Walt Disney
(Related: Feelings, Ideas, Children, Ideals)
"Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the ideals and objectives of normal adulthood."
- Walt Disney
(Related: Movies, Adulthood, Entertainment, Ideals, Influence, Objectives)
"America's Veterans have served their country with the belief that democracy and freedom are ideals to be upheld around the world."
- John Doolittle
(Related: Belief, America, Country, Democracy, Freedom, Ideals, Veterans, World)
"You can tell the ideals of a nation by its advertising."
- Norman Douglas
(Related: Advertising, Ideals, Nation)
"Most of my stuff before CSI was kind of the jerk boyfriend, so I thought this was one of those deals, where these two have a thing going on, so we had a scene where they make out."
- George Eads
(Related: Thought, Boyfriend, Deals)
"It is impossible to trap modern physics into predicting anything with perfect determinism because it deals with probabilities from the outset."
- Arthur Eddington
(Related: Deals, Determinism, Physics)
"Bosses are no more inevitable in state and local governments than dictators are in national governments. They will arise and prosper, nevertheless, if true believers of democracy - citizens devoted to the democratic ideals - do not constantly oppose them."
- Charles Edison
(Related: Bosses, Democracy, Dictators, Ideals, State, Will)
"I think if you look at the themes that are presented in the film, some are inherently social, and I think that any film which deals with the family is dealing with the smallest social unit in our society - and in a sense it is a question of scope."
- Atom Egoyan
(Related: Family, Society, Deals, Film, Question, Sense)
"So much of a professional athlete's success depends upon not necessarily the play itself but how he deals with... always saying how you deal with good, is just as important as how you deal with bad."
- Brett Favre
(Related: Success, Deals, Play, Saying)
"Life deals you a lot lessons, some people learn from it, some people don't."
- Brett Favre
(Related: Life, People, Deals)
"God, he deals you blows that at sometimes you think you can't handle and in the last year there have been things that we thought we couldn't handle but we've dealt with it up until this point."
- Brett Favre
(Related: God, Thought, Deals)
"For a number of years, I'd been around the kind of people who financed movies and the kind of people who are there to make the deals for movies. But I'd always had this naive idea that everybody wants to make movies as good as they can be, which is stupid."
- David Fincher
(Related: Movies, People, Idea, Deals, Years)
"He 's ruthless only because of his ideals. Unfortunately he doesn't succeed. The thing fails and gets out of hand and takes charge of him. Idealism is the only excuse he could have and it's a great excuse."
- Terence Fisher
(Related: Idealism, Ideals, Succeed)
"In search of a complete education with the ideals of trust, faith, understanding and compassion, many families are turning to the structure, discipline and academic standards of Catholic schools."
- Mark Foley
(Related: Education, Faith, Trust, Discipline, Compassion, Ideals, Schools, Understanding)
"The reality is we talk a lot about it, but we really don't give everyone an opportunity to buy into it, and this combines both the best of Republican and Democratic ideals."
- Harold Ford
(Related: Opportunity, Ideals, Reality, Republican, Talk)
"I formed a resolution to never write a word I did not want to write; to think only of my own tastes and ideals, without a thought of those of editors or publishers."
- C. S. Forester
(Related: Thought, Editors, Ideals, Resolution, Want, Word)
"I am so used to seeing the sort of play which deals with one man and two women. They do not leave me with the feeling I have made a full theatrical meal they do not give me the experience of the multiplicity of life."
- E. M. Forster
(Related: Experience, Life, Women, Deals, Feeling, Man, Multiplicity, Play)
"Our brave soldiers and support personnel are engaged in a battle as important as any the United States has ever before waged, for the success of democracy in Iraq is a crucial test of the ideals this Nation was founded upon."
- Virginia Foxx
(Related: Success, Battle, Democracy, Ideals, Iraq, Nation, Soldiers, states, Support, United)
"It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart."
- Anne Frank
(Related: People, Heart, Ideals, Wonder)
"I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart."
- Anne Frank
(Related: People, Heart, Ideals)
"I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out."
- Anne Frank
(Related: Time, Ideals, Will)
"Anyone determined to find another person or group inferior can always find whole lists of grounds that demonstrate inferiority because we are all inferior to the ideals of humanness we have erected."
- Marilyn French
(Related: Inferiority, Ideals)
"From slavery to segregation, we remember that America did not always live up to its ideals. In fact, we often fell far short of them. But we also learned that fundamental to our national character is the drive to live out the true meaning of our creed."
- Bill Frist
(Related: Character, America, Fact, Ideals, Meaning, Slavery)
"Organized Christianity has probably done more to retard the ideals that were its founder's than any other agency in the world."
- Richard Le Gallienne
(Related: Christianity, Ideals, World)
"I've never had a penny through oil deals and no one has produced a shred of evidence that I have."
- George Galloway
(Related: Deals, Oil)
"The New Deal was going to redistribute the national income according to ideals of social and economic justice."
- Garet Garrett
(Related: Ideals, Income, Justice)
"Each social formation, through each of its material activities, exerts its influence upon the civic whole; and each of its ideas and ideals wins also its place and power."
- Patrick Geddes
(Related: Power, Ideas, Ideals, Influence)
"My music is all about an idealistic human personality. I have 19th-century ideals."
- Gordon Getty
(Related: Music, Ideals, Personality)
"I hate politics, hate deals, and deal-making, hate meeting with attorneys and agents."
- Kathie Lee Gifford
(Related: Politics, Deals, Hate, Meeting)
"To date or not to date that is the question. It's almost as important as Shakespeare's to be or not to be which deals with death."
- Al Goldstein
(Related: Death, Deals, Question, Shakespeare)
"I stood up as best I could to their disgusting stupidity and brutality, but I did not, of course, manage to beat them at their own game. It was a fight to the bitter end, one in which I was not defending ideals or beliefs but simply my own self."
- George Grosz
(Related: Beliefs, End, Fight, Ideals, Self, Stupidity)
"Religion deals in certainties and philosophy deals more in un-answered questions."
- Steve Hackett
(Related: Religion, Deals, Philosophy, Questions)
"Practice rather than preach. Make of your life an affirmation, defined by your ideals, not the negation of others. Dare to the level of your capability then go beyond to a higher level."
- Alexander Haig
(Related: Life, Affirmation, Ideals, Practice)
"15 years later, it's all the TV stars with the film deals, whether it's the cast of Friends or That '70s Show now with Ashton and other people doing stuff."
- Anthony Michael Hall
(Related: People, Deals, Film, Friends, Now, Stars, Years)
"They had an opening. You know, it was one of those deals. I auditioned and got it in '93."
- Mary Hart
"All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened."
- Hermann Hesse
(Related: Men, Ideals)
"Having a lot of people suddenly depending on me to get the job done was a marvelous motivator. The book and movie deals seemed to flip a switch in my head, and off I went."
- Laura Hillenbrand
(Related: People, Deals, Job)
"I always give Lindsay so much credit for her tennis game, for her attitude, for her person, and because of how she deals with all the things. I don't think people give her enough credit for how well she's doing."
- Martina Hingis
(Related: People, Attitude, Credit, Deals, Tennis)
"Shadows sometimes people don't see shadows. The Chinese of course never paint them in pictures, oriental art never deals with shadow. But I noticed these shadows and I knew it meant it was sunny."
- David Hockney
(Related: Art, People, Deals, Shadow, Shadows)
"Ideals are the worlds masters."
- J. G. Holland
"Two of the cruelest, most primitive punishments our town deals out to those who fall from favor are the empty mailbox and the silent telephone."
- Hedda Hopper
"As a result of America's efforts to realize the ideals of equality and freedom, blacks in America are now the freest and richest black people anywhere on the face of the earth including all of the nations that are ruled by blacks."
- David Horowitz
(Related: Equality, People, America, Earth, Freedom, Ideals, Nations, Now, Result)
"Living up to ideals is like doing everyday work with your Sunday clothes on."
- Edward W. Howe
(Related: Work, Clothes, Ideals, Living)
"A world community can exist only with world communication, which means something more than extensive short-wave facilities scattered; about the globe. It means common understanding, a common tradition, common ideas, and common ideals."
- Robert M. Hutchins
(Related: Ideas, Communication, Community, Ideals, Tradition, Understanding, World)
"Having decisions made not in midnight deals but in the light of objective evidence and after consulting those who will be affected should itself provide some reassurance that the EU is trying to reform itself."
- John Hutton
(Related: Consulting, Deals, Decisions, Light, Midnight, Reassurance, Reform, Trying, Will)
"Do not use that foreign word "ideals." We have that excellent native word "lies.""
- Henrik Ibsen
"Don't use that foreign word "ideals." We have that excellent native word "lies.""
- Henrik Ibsen
"I am closer to a European viewpoint of the world than an American one. My ethics and ideals are based on European concepts."
- Bianca Jagger
(Related: American, Ethics, Ideals, World)
"Egypt has suffered more ordeals than the other countries to get where it is."
- Tahar Ben Jelloun
"President Reagan always gave the credit to the American people and American ideals. He treated his job as a valuable temporary loan from the American people, a loan that should be respected and returned with dutiful appreciation."
- William L. Jenkins
(Related: People, American, Appreciation, Credit, Ideals, Job, President)
"Every generation deals with the breaking down of its tradition, and I think that they rediscovered the film."
- Norman Jewison
(Related: Deals, Film, Tradition)
"But it's much more exciting to make Die Hard. One of the reasons that I think that movie is so successful is it deals with those very important blue-collar relationship themes. But it's more visually beautiful to show things blowing up. It just gives you more on the screen."
- Penn Jillette
(Related: Successful, Deals)
"I've got a huge, gigantic deal. We're talking about huge deals."
- Mike Judge
(Related: Deals, Talking)
"You make mistakes, but I don't have any regrets. I'm the kind of person who takes responsibility for it and deals with it. I learn from everything I do. I work very hard, I have so many things going on in my life. Get to know me and see who I am."
- Kim Kardashian
(Related: Work, Life, Deals, Mistakes, Responsibility)
"My family deals with those risks. The best I can do is talk to them about some of those risks. I'm not incredibly specific with them, especially with my kids."
- Mark Kelly
(Related: Family, Deals, Kids, Talk)
"Perhaps, when we examine the causes of many social changes and political upheavals, we will find the marks of its presence and its principal ideals."
- Ali Hoseini Khamenei
(Related: Causes, Ideals, Will)
"Throughout the past, there has been a lack of intimacy, affection, and regard for Islam by Christianity. This, to a large extent, has been due to a lack of knowledge of the great human and spiritual ideals for which Islam and the teachings of Islam stand."
- Aly Khan
(Related: Knowledge, Christianity, Islam, Affection, Ideals, Intimacy, Past, Spiritual)
"So many directors are solely focused on their own success in Hollywood and multimillion dollar budgets and deals."
- Shirley Knight
(Related: Success, Budgets, Deals, Hollywood)
"Deals are my art form. Other people paint beautifully on canvas or write wonderful poetry. I like making deals, preferably big deals. That's how I get my kicks."
- Edward Koch
(Related: Art, Poetry, People, Deals)
"A child learns to discard his ideals, whereas a grown-up never wears out his short pants."
- Karl Kraus
"In other words, the man who is born into existence deals first with language; this is a given. He is even caught in it before his birth."
- Jacques Lacan
(Related: Deals, Existence, First, Language, Man, Words)
"I don't have the fire in the belly right now. It's one of those been there, done that deals."
- Steve Largent
(Related: Deals, Fire, Now, Right)
"In all the music that deals with experimental repetition, drum and bass, dub, various kinds of house music, there's always been a quality of atmosphere and ambience."
- Bill Laswell
(Related: Music, Quality, Deals, Repetition)
"It is a fine thing to establish one's own religion in one's heart, not to be dependent on tradition and second-hand ideals. Life will seem to you, later, not a lesser, but a greater thing."
- David Herbert Lawrence
(Related: Life, Religion, Heart, Ideals, Tradition, Will)
"The arts and a belief in the values of the civil rights movement, in the overwhelming virtue of diversity, these were our religion. My parents worshipped those ideals."
- Jonathan Lethem
(Related: Religion, Belief, Values, Virtue, Civil rights, Diversity, Ideals, Parents)
"Freedom of religion is a principle that is central to our Nation's Declaration of Independence. Congress has taken this positive step to protect our freedom to express allegiance to America's flag and the ideals it represents."
- Ron Lewis
(Related: Religion, Positive, America, Congress, Freedom, Independence, Ideals, Nation)
"He who does not believe has no soul. He is empty. He has no ideals. He has nothing to live for. He has no sunshine, no light, no joy in life. He is a poor, poor man."
- Robert Ley
(Related: Life, Soul, Ideals, Joy, Light, Man, Nothing, Poor)
"Ideals are an imaginative understanding of that which is desirable in that which is possible."
- Walter Lippmann
(Related: Ideals, Understanding)
"I'm interested in why people compromise when they shouldn't. It comes back to what V's about in a sense. We've all got ideals, but given the right circumstances, we'll forget about them and put them behind us. I'm very interested in why people do that."
- David Lloyd
(Related: People, Circumstances, Compromise, Forget, Ideals, Right, Sense)
"For we, too, have our ideals, even if we differ from those who have tried to establish a monopoly of idealism."
- Henry Cabot Lodge
(Related: Idealism, Ideals)
"Are ideals confined to this deformed experiment upon a noble purpose, tainted, as it is, with bargains and tied to a peace treaty which might have been disposed of long ago to the great benefit of the world if it had not been compelled to carry this rider on its back?"
- Henry Cabot Lodge
(Related: Peace, Purpose, Ideals, World)
"We own our movie and are now close to breaking even, even without finishing domestic DVD deals."
- Donal Logue
(Related: Deals, Now)
"But the true feminist deals out of a lesbian consciousness whether or not she ever sleeps with women."
- Audre Lorde
(Related: Women, Consciousness, Deals, Lesbian)
"If I could create an ideal world, it would be an England with the fire of the Elizabethans, the correct taste of the Georgians, and the refinement and pure ideals of the Victorians."
- H. P. Lovecraft
(Related: EnglFire, Ideals, Taste, World)
"Ours is a circle of friendships united by ideals."
- Juliette G. Low
(Related: Ideals, United)
"We must accept the fact that transport and communications will bring the world in close relations and the youth of the world should have standards and ideals in common."
- Juliette G. Low
(Related: Fact, Ideals, Will, World, Youth)
"The ideals and principles for which Dr King fought have never been forgotten and are as relevant today as they were 40 years ago."
- George Lucas
(Related: Ideals, Principles, Today, Years)
"It is from the traditional family that we absorb those universal ideals and principles which are the teaching of Jesus, the bedrock of our religious faith. We are taught the difference between right and wrong, and about the law, just punishment and discipline."
- Kamisese Mara
(Related: Family, Faith, Discipline, Difference, Ideals, Law, Principles, Punishment, Religious, Right, Teaching, Wrong)
"We dominated Survivor - there is no way we would not dominate that, too. I can see it already, us making deals with people. That's the best part, and with the Race, it would be even more fun because I've got a lot of tricks up my sleeve."
- Rob Mariano
(Related: People, Deals, Fun, Race)
"When a society abandons its ideals just because most people can't live up to them, behavior gets very ugly indeed."
- Judith Martin
(Related: Society, People, Behavior, Ideals, Ugly)
"There's Eddie's conviction and his lyrics and his ideals, and he can just rock straight out. His vocals are incredible. And we all are really competent musicians."
- Mike McCready
(Related: Conviction, Ideals, Musicians)
"You will put on a dress of guilt and shoes with broken high ideals."
- Roger McGough
(Related: Dress, Guilt, Ideals, Will)
"The Soviet government is the most realistic regime in the world - no ideals."
- Golda Meir
(Related: Government, Ideals, World)
"Crime is one of the leads of the show. If there's ever anything that deals with a character's personal life, you don't have to worry about it getting too crazy. People don't have to worry about character arcs. Each episode is a self-contained unit."
- Christopher Meloni
(Related: Life, People, Character, Crime, Deals, Self, Worry)
"Photography deals exquisitely with appearances, but nothing is what it appears to be."
- Duane Michals
(Related: Deals, Nothing, Photography)
"We've had really good mainstream publicity for these books and both Wanted and Chosen were snapped up as movie deals before each series even ended so I'm honestly just pinching myself."
- Mark Millar
(Related: Books, Deals, Publicity)
"But recently it seems that each time I vote, I am being asked to compromise my conservative ideals and my commitment to the American taxpayer simply for the benefit of political gain."
- Jeff Miller
(Related: Time, American, Being, Commitment, Compromise, Conservative, Gain, Ideals, Vote)
"Others like City Hall the old way, when they could make deals behind closed doors with your tax money."
- Laura Miller
(Related: Money, Deals, Tax, Old)
"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."
- Lucy Maud Montgomery
(Related: Business, Life, Ideals, Succeed)
"I wish to say that we Anarchists have never changed our position. We are Anarchists as of old and still pursue the same ideals."
- Frederica Montseny
(Related: Ideals, Old)
"Our ideals, laws and customs should be based on the proposition that each generation in turn becomes the custodian rather than the absolute owner of our resources - and each generation has the obligation to pass this inheritance on in the future."
- Alberto Moravia
(Related: Future, Ideals, Inheritance, Laws, Obligation)
"These are classic, perennial ideals we are dealing with."
- Rob Morrow
"Once you don't vote your ideals... that has serious undermining affects. It erodes the moral basis of our democracy."
- Ralph Nader
(Related: Democracy, Ideals, Vote)
"Be strong in body, clean in mind, lofty in ideals."
- James Naismith
(Related: Body, Ideals, Mind)
"Failure comes only when we forget our ideals and objectives and principles."
- Jawaharlal Nehru
(Related: Failure, Forget, Ideals, Objectives, Principles)
"We do not have the luxury of two big oceans protecting us as we have had in the past, for we now have a new kind of enemy who deals with stealthiness. Our ability to protect ourselves is having the information ahead of time so we can thwart the attack."
- Bill Nelson
(Related: Time, Ability, Deals, Enemy, Information, Luxury, Now, Oceans, Past)
"We are all inclined to judge ourselves by our ideals; others by their acts."
- Harold Nicolson
"We've got very large freshman class, it's historic in its size, so there's people that are extremely diverse in their backgrounds and their viewpoints. I think that we're going to see a conservative group of people coming together, focused on some real ideals that are going to be extremely important."
- Kristi Noem
(Related: People, Class, Conservative, Ideals)
"One of the great strengths of the United States is... we have a very large Christian population - we do not consider ourselves a Christian nation or a Jewish nation or a Muslim nation. We consider ourselves a nation of citizens who are bound by ideals and a set of values."
- Barack Obama
(Related: Values, Christian, Muslim, Ideals, Nation, Population, states, United)
"To the person that deals in visualizations, I suppose there is something rather exciting about a whole set of people - they all going symmetrically, up or down, in a military sort of precision."
- Leo Ornstein
(Related: People, Deals, Military)
"To have striven, to have made the effort, to have been true to certain ideals - this alone is worth the struggle."
- William Osler
(Related: Effort, Ideals, Struggle, Worth)
"My generation of the Sixties, with all our great ideals, destroyed liberalism, because of our excesses."
- Camille Paglia
(Related: Ideals, Liberalism)
"The other deals with my life and my livelihood and my family and all that I stand for."
- Rafael Palmeiro
(Related: Family, Life, Deals)
"Medicine is not only a science; it is also an art. It does not consist of compounding pills and plasters; it deals with the very processes of life, which must be understood before they may be guided."
(Related: Art, Life, Science, Deals, May, Medicine)
"Sex, sexual dynamics and how we define our sexuality, is one of the major deals in everyone's life."
- Molly Parker
(Related: Life, Sex, Deals, Sexuality)
"I'm delighted about the track's success in the sports world, but the frustrating thing is, I don't think I got rich on it. The labels and publishers did very cheap deals on our songs."
- Alan Parsons
(Related: Sports, Success, Deals, Songs, World)
"Setting a good example is a far better way to spread ideals than through force of arms."
- Ron Paul
(Related: Example, Force, Ideals)
"I cannot think of anything more difficult than to say something which would be worthy of this impressive and, for me, memorable occasion, and of the ideals and purposes which inspired the Nobel Peace Award."
- Lester B. Pearson
(Related: Peace, Ideals)
"It would be especially tragic if the people who most cherish ideals of peace, who are most anxious for political cooperation on a wider than national scale, made the mistake of underestimating the pace of economic change in our modern world."
- Lester B. Pearson
(Related: Change, Peace, Mistake, People, Cooperation, Ideals, World)
"Business is not just doing deals; business is having great products, doing great engineering, and providing tremendous service to customers. Finally, business is a cobweb of human relationships."
- Ross Perot
(Related: Business, Deals, Engineering, Relationships, Service)
"The second Cocoon questions that and deals much more directly with the value of living in the real world with its trials and tribulations. I would say it's about that and not about aging or death."
- Daniel Petrie
(Related: Death, Deals, Living, Questions, Trials, Value, World)
"Ideals jump across the hierarchies of the printed word."
- Dennis Potter
(Related: Ideals, Word)
"Honest discussions - even and perhaps especially on topics about which we disagree - can help us resist hypocrisy and arrogance. They can also help us live up to the basic ideals, such as liberty and justice for all, on which our country was founded."
- David E. Price
(Related: Arrogance, Country, Help, Hypocrisy, Ideals, Justice, Liberty)
"A well balanced, inclusive approach, according to certain standards and ideals, is essential for the proper governance of any country."
- Laisenia Qarase
(Related: Country, Ideals)
"The argument that the two parties should represent opposed ideals and policies, one, perhaps, of the Right and the other of the Left, is a foolish idea acceptable only to doctrinaire and academic thinkers."
- Carroll Quigley
(Related: Idea, Argument, Ideals, Right)
"Nobody will laugh long who deals much with opium: its pleasures even are of a grave and solemn complexion."
- Thomas de Quincey
(Related: Deals, Grave, Will)
"Getting back to the point, a guy like Jerry, he deals with the business, and he doesn't see it as being evil or ugly, it's what you have to do, and I mean I know there's some really ugly parts to it and parts which drive me nuts, but not in the same way as music business."
- Trevor Rabin
(Related: Business, Music, Being, Deals, Evil, Ugly)
"A man of personality can formulate ideals, but only a man of character can achieve them."
- Herbert Read
(Related: Character, Ideals, Man, Personality)
"Democracy forever teases us with the contrast between its ideals and its realities, between its heroic possibilities and its sorry achievements."
- Agnes Repplier
(Related: Contrast, Democracy, Ideals, Possibilities)
"The egoist is fooled by no ideals: he discards them or uses them, as may suit his own interest."
- John Buchanan Robinson
(Related: Interest, May)
"But the egoist has no ideals, for the knowledge that his ideals are only his ideals, frees him from their domination. He acts for his own interest, not for the interest of ideals."
- John Buchanan Robinson
(Related: Knowledge, Ideals, Interest)
"Any change in form produces a fear of change, and that has accelerated. Marketing is the death of invention, because marketing deals with the familiar."
- Nicolas Roeg
(Related: Change, Death, Fear, Deals, Invention, Marketing)
"So when we go into a large hardware bid, there is usually a services component that is part of that. So as we enter these deals, we tend to talk about the capabilities and what else needs to be done, and from there the bid might expand beyond hardware to the services."
- Kevin Rollins
(Related: Deals, Hardware, Needs, Talk)
"Our national determination to keep free of foreign wars and foreign entanglements cannot prevent us from feeling deep concern when ideals and principles that we have cherished are challenged."
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
(Related: Determination, Concern, Deep, Feeling, Ideals, Principles)
"Some men can live up to their loftiest ideals without ever going higher than a basement."
- Theodore Roosevelt
(Related: Men, Ideals)
"It seems to be the fate of idealists to obtain what they have struggled for in a form which destroys their ideals."
- Bertrand Russell
(Related: Fate, Ideals)
"Even at its most perceptive, sociology deals in abstractions."
- Richard Russo
"Today, we stand as a united country and are much closer to the ideals set forth in our Constitution that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness."
- Jim Ryun
(Related: Happiness, Men, Life, Constitution, Country, Rights, Ideals, Liberty, Pursuit, Today, United)
"Keeping small nations enslaved because of the deals between the great nations or because of any pragmatic considerations that might have been there are totally unacceptable."
- Mikhail Saakashvili
(Related: Deals, Nations)
"And having suffered for part of the war when I was a child. I was too young to really understand what was going on but one of my favorite pieces of animation now is that Goodbye Blue Sky in The Wall because that deals directly with that period in time."
- Gerald Scarfe
(Related: Time, War, Animation, Deals, Favorite, Goodbye, Now, Sky)
"An America that inspires hope in its ideals must complement an America that inspires awe in its strength."
- Adam Schiff
(Related: Hope, Strength, America, Ideals)
"Yale is a crucible in American life for the accommodation of intellectual achievement, of wisdom, of refinement, with the democratic ideals of openness, of social justice and of equal opportunity."
- Benno C. Schmidt, Jr.
(Related: Life, Wisdom, Opportunity, Achievement, American, Ideals, Justice)
"Ideals are like the stars: we never reach them, but like the mariners of the sea, we chart our course by them."
- Carl Schurz
(Related: Ideals, Sea)
"I've always been very interested in the struggle for human rights, not just here but abroad, and I wanted to be an inside player in that struggle. I wanted to make the laws reflect our ideals and ideas in this democracy that is America."
- Leah Ward Sears
(Related: Ideas, America, Democracy, Rights, Human rights, Ideals, Laws, Struggle)
"The idealists dream and the dream is told, and the practical men listen and ponder and bring back the truth and apply it to human life, and progress and growth and higher human ideals come into being and so the world moves ever on."
- Anna Howard Shaw
(Related: Men, Life, Truth, Dream, Progress, Growth, Being, Ideals, World)
"The concepts of Joss are pure, and express attitudes and technical ideals."
- Cliff Shaw
"This whole phenomenon of the diversion of organizations from their purposes and ideals does not seem very serious when the scum rise to the top in the bridge club or the offices of a small magazine publisher."
- Robert Shea
"But the more an organization succeeds and prospers, the more it is likely to be diverted from its original ideals, principles and purposes."
- Robert Shea
(Related: Ideals, Principles)
"It is my pleasure to support a candidate who truly reflects our values and highest ideals."
- Martin Sheen
(Related: Values, Ideals, Pleasure, Support)
"Ideals are not something I can control. It's not logic that convinces me of something, it's what my heart says. My heart has a way of involving me in things, which can only be good for the music."
- Michelle Shocked
(Related: Music, Heart, Control, Ideals, Logic)
"We'll look at a bunch of deals that are being offered to us, and we decide where to go and continue on I guess. It's not too early to start considering our options with other labels."
- Josh Silver
(Related: Being, Deals, Options)
"Your political reputation affects how likely allies are to trust you, and what kind of deals they'll offer at the negotiating table. There's also some emotional response in there, so factions do bear grudges. Just like the real thing."
- Mike Simpson
(Related: Trust, Deals, Grudges, Reputation)
"The scenic ideals that surround even our national parks are carriers of a nostalgia for heavenly bliss and eternal calmness."
- Robert Smithson
(Related: Ideals, Nostalgia)
"Business should never be allowed to justify mean, thug ugly deals for any reason."
- Ralph Steadman
(Related: Business, Deals, Reason, Ugly)
"Americans are very friendly and very suspicious, that is what Americans are and that is what always upsets the foreigner, who deals with them, they are so friendly how can they be so suspicious they are so suspicious how can they be so friendly but they just are."
- Gertrude Stein
(Related: Americans, Deals)
"The nineteenth century was completely lacking in logic, it had cosmic terms and hopes, and aspirations, and discoveries, and ideals but it had no logic."
- Gertrude Stein
(Related: Aspirations, Ideals, Logic)
"Although I never publicly defended promiscuity, I never publicly attacked it. I attempted to avoid the subject, in part because I felt, and often still feel, unable to live up to the ideals I really hold."
- Andrew Sullivan
"I love judges, and I love courts. They are my ideals, that typify on earth what we shall meet hereafter in heaven under a just God."
- William Howard Taft
(Related: Love, God, Earth, Heaven, Ideals, Judges)
"Well, it gives, certainly to my father, who is the one that suffered the most in our family, and understanding of how the ideals of a country are only as good as the people who give it flesh and blood."
- George Takei
(Related: Family, Father, People, Blood, Country, Ideals, Understanding)
"And it seems to me important for a country, for a nation to certainly know about its glorious achievements but also to know where its ideals failed, in order to keep that from happening again."
- George Takei
(Related: Country, Ideals, Nation, Order)
"If we hold true to our ideals and our commitment to freedom, this generation of servicemen and women will have extended liberty to the Iraqi people, just as previous generations of Americans have all across the globe."
- James Talent
(Related: Women, People, Americans, Commitment, Freedom, Generations, Ideals, Liberty, Will)
"Serious poetry deals with the fundamental conflicts that cannot be logically resolved: we can state the conflicts rationally, but reason does not relieve us of them."
- Allen Tate
(Related: Poetry, Deals, Reason, State)
"To these ideals which were instilled in me when I was a youth, I attribute in a large degree the success that was mine on the bicycle tracks of the world."
- Major Taylor
(Related: Success, Ideals, World, Youth)
"The ideals of the party were close to me, and I have tried to adhere to those principles all my life. In essence, they are the same as in the Ten Commandments in the Bible. I will never change my convictions."
- Valentina Tereshkova
(Related: Change, Life, Bible, Ideals, Party, Principles, Will)
"I thought I had to make an impact on history. I had to become the greatest choreographer of my time. That was my mission. Posterity deals with us however it sees fit. But I gave it 20 years of my best shot."
- Twyla Tharp
(Related: History, Time, Thought, Deals, Mission, Posterity, Years)
"There are better ways we can transform this virulent hatred - by living our ideals, the Peace Corps, exchange students, teachers, exporting our music, poetry, blue jeans."
- Helen Thomas
(Related: Peace, Music, Poetry, Hatred, Ideals, Living, Students, Teachers)
"The Republic of Macedonia is being built on democratic ideals and values, not on ethnic groups. Those ideals and values include economic opportunities, language and educational opportunities, religious rights, and political processes."
- Boris Trajkovski
(Related: Values, Being, Rights, Ideals, Language, Religious)
"I had faith in Israel before it was established, I have in it now. I believe it has a glorious future before it - not just another sovereign nation, but as an embodiment of the great ideals of our civilization."
- Harry S. Truman
(Related: Faith, Civilization, Future, Ideals, Israel, Nation, Now)
"I don't make deals for the money. I've got enough, much more than I'll ever need. I do it to do it."
- Donald Trump
(Related: Money, Deals)
"Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul."
- Samuel Ullman
(Related: Soul, Enthusiasm, Ideals, Living, May, Old, Skin, Years)
"What's the classical moment that every actor or actress deals with? A tragic thing. They get that blank, faraway look in their eyes. But in life, it's not that way."
- Skeet Ulrich
(Related: Life, Actor, Deals, Eyes)
"Brothers in suffering, brothers in resistance, brothers in ideals and conviction. It is now our duty to further strengthen this bond in order to secure this hard-won freedom for future generations."
- Guy Verhofstadt
(Related: Brothers, Conviction, Duty, Freedom, Future, Generations, Ideals, Now, Order, Suffering)
"Each player must accept the cards life deals him or her: but once they are in hand, he or she alone must decide how to play the cards in order to win the game."
(Related: Life, Cards, Deals, Order, Play)
"And that movie was underrated - Nuts - because it deals with a terrible subject, but It's very well done."
- Eli Wallach
"Fortune's a right whore. If she give ought, she deals it in small parcels, that she may take away all at one swoop."
- John Webster
(Related: Deals, Fortune, May, Right)
"We've been able to access deals that under our former relationship with Disney - with tax advantages and strategic partners - that we just weren't able to do."
- Harvey Weinstein
(Related: Deals, Disney, Tax)
"I see you're a man with ideals. I better be going before you've still got them."
- Mae West
(Related: Ideals, Man)
"The Court is most vulnerable and comes nearest to illegitimacy when it deals with judge-made constitutional law having little or no cognizable roots in the language or design of the Constitution."
- Byron White
(Related: Design, Constitution, Court, Deals, Language, Law)
"The absolute pacifist is a bad citizen; times come when force must be used to uphold right, justice and ideals."
- Alfred North Whitehead
(Related: Force, Ideals, Justice, Right)
"My own ideals for the university are those of a genuine democracy and serious scholarship. These two, indeed, seem to go together."
- Woodrow Wilson
(Related: Democracy, Ideals, University)
"Western women have been controlled by ideals and stereotypes as much as by material constraints."
- Naomi Wolf
(Related: Women, Ideals)
"The legislator learns that when you talk a lot, you get in trouble. You have to listen a lot to make deals."
- Bob Woodward
(Related: Deals, Talk, Trouble)
"This is an important book, the critic assumes, because it deals with war. This is an insignificant book because it deals with the feelings of women in a drawing-room."
- Virginia Woolf
(Related: Women, War, Feelings, Deals)
"When the men are silent, it is our duty to raise our voices in behalf of our ideals."
- Clara Zetkin
(Related: Men, Duty, Ideals)