Idealism And Realism Quotes

Idealism And Realism Quotes by Billy Corgan, Jacques Barzun, Henry Ford, Don Henley, Anita Roddick, William Hague and many others.

In a weird kind of way, music has afforded me an ideali

In a weird kind of way, music has afforded me an idealism and perfectionism that I could never attain as me.
Billy Corgan
Idealism springs from deep feelings, but feelings are nothing without the formulated idea that keeps them whole.
Jacques Barzun
An idealist is a person who helps other people to be prosperous.
Henry Ford
Don’t look back, you can never look back
Don Henley
Let hope inspire you, but let not idealism blind you. Don’t look back, you can never look back.
Don Henley
Over the past decades…while many businesses have pursued what I call ‘business as usual’, I have been part of a different, smaller business movement, one that tried to put idealism back on the agenda.
Anita Roddick
I have always thought that foreign-policy idealism has to be tempered with realism.
William Hague
Idealism is fine, but as it approaches reality, the costs become prohibitive.
William F. Buckley, Jr.
Life without idealism is empty indeed. We just hope or starve to death.
Pearl S. Buck
Only through the conscious action of the working masses in city and country can it be brought to life, only through the people’s highest intellectual maturity and inexhaustible idealism can it be brought safely through all storms and find its way to port.
Rosa Luxemburg
It is the style of idealism to console itself for the loss of something old with the ability to gape at something new.
Karl Kraus
Idealism loses to pragmatism when it comes to winning elections.
Danny Strong
We must rekindle the fire of idealism in our society.
Joe Biden
If you want to accomplish something in the world, idealism is not enough – you need to choose a method that works to achieve the goal.
Richard Stallman
Idealism is the despot of thought, just as politics is the despot of will.
Mikhail Bakunin
Idealism and realism meet in the actual.
Mary Parker Follett
Idealism is like a castle in the air if it is not based on a solid foundation of social and political realism.
Claude McKay