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35+ Best Idealist Quotes

An idealist is a person who cherishes or pursues high or noble principles, purposes, goals. Idealist refers to someone who believes that very good things can be achieved, often when this does not seem likely to others. The definition an idealist is a person guided by principles or hopes rather than by practicality. Being an idealist is not easy always, but it is life's one of the most precious forms. This is a collection of 37 quotes on idealists and sayings on idealists.

Idealist: a cynic in the making. - Irving Layton
The idealist walks on tiptoe, the materialist on his heels. - Malcolm de Chazal
An idealist is a person who helps other people to be prosperous. - Henry Ford
The idealists will always be in society, and we will survive. - John Zorn
To say that a man is an idealist is merely to say that he is a man. - Gilbert K. Chesterton
Inside every cynical person, there is a disappointed idealist. - George Carlin
An idealist is one who, on noticing that roses smell better than a cabbage, concludes that it will also make better soup. - H. L. Mencken
The idealist walks on tiptoe, the materialist on his heels. - Malcolm De Chazal
Being idealistic really helps you overcome some of the many obstacles put in your path. - Andy Hertzfeld
Idealists are foolish enough to throw caution to the winds. They have advanced mankind and have enriched the world. - Emma Goldman
An idealist who couldn't cope becomes cynical. - Amy Ray
Idealists are not the good friends of the truths; they create their own truth. - Mehmet Murat ildan
The idealist is incorrigible: if he is thrown out of his heaven he makes an ideal of his hell. - Friedrich Nietzsche
To think great thoughts you must be heroes as well as idealists. - Oliver Wendell Holmes
Nothing was easier to shatter than the fragile shield of an idealist. - Kristin Hannah
True idealists are rare; they are the dedicated workers, who would, if need be, die at the stake. - Henry Williamson
Questioning growth is deemed to be the act of lunatics, idealists and revolutionaries. But question it we must. - Tim Jackson
The opposite of an idealist is too often a man without love. - Albert Camus
We are all born idealists, until life fucks us all. - M.F. Moonzajer
Only the broken-hearted idealist can become a cynic. - Mark Clifton
The leader has to be practical and a realist, yet must talk the language of the visionary and the idealist. - Eric Hoffer
Reality will always prevail so why help it? Be an idealist and see what happens. - Simon Sinek
Living with a dog is easy- like living with an idealist. - H. L. Mencken
You can't be idealistic in this world and not be crazy. - John Zorn
To say that a man is an idealist is merely to say that he is a man. - Gilbert K. Chesterton
Children are great idealists, until the stupidity of their elders puts out the fires of the aspirations. - Nellie L. McClung
Every great man of business has got somewhere a touch of the idealist in him. - Woodrow Wilson
Teachers are by nature idealists, and they believe anything can be learned. - Susan Wiggs
Any discussion between idealist and realist would never end. - Toba Beta
Every materialist will be an idealist; but an idealist can never go backward to be a materialist. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
The idealist regards facts as provisional. - Mason Cooley
No one more cynical than an idealist. - Tanith Lee
The only option for a pure idealist is to commit suicide. - Wu Guoguang
There aren't many idealists in politics. - Evelyn Anthony
If you are an idealist, it does not matter what you do or what goes on around you because it isn't real anyway. - Robert Penn Warren
Children see things very well sometimes and idealists even better. - Lorraine Hansberry
A man given to vice is always an idealist. - Georges Bernanos
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