Quotations on Idealism


I find the ideas expressed in this post to be especially important in our current world.

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I am an unapologetic idealist, a dreamer, and an optimist. As a writer and teacher, I find these qualities to be essential. I continue to see ways to improve the world, no matter how many losses or setbacks occur.

We must always stand up for what is right, what is worth fighting for, and those who cannot fight for themselves.

Here are a few quotations about idealism:



“Imagine there’s no countries
It isn’t hard to do
Nothing to kill or die for
And no religion too
Imagine all the people
Living life in peace

You may say that I’m a dreamer
But I’m not the only one
I hope someday you’ll join us
And the world will be as one”

                                                                                John Lennon



Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth…

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4 thoughts on “Quotations on Idealism

  1. I don’t know that people will ever let go of their religion especially when they think theirs is the only one that’s right. I’d like to see a world without countries where you can go freely. The narcissists of the world just can’t abide that.


  2. I find it distressing though that so many of the critics of idealism infer that to be idealistic is to NOT have one’s feet in reality…When it means quite the opposite: that we acknowledge our reality and refuse to accept it’s limitations!


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