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idealistic Quotes

Seven of the best book quotes about idealistic
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“The presence of the other boys did not comfort me; our dead come for their vengeance regardless if witnesses.”
Madeleine Miller
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The Song of Achilles
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“For we were, as I say, an idealistic generation for whom the question was not simply one of how well one practiced one’s skills, but to what end one did so.”
Mr. James Stevens
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“How one lives is so far distant from how one ought to live, that he who neglects what is done for what ought to be done, sooner effects his ruin than his preservation.”
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“Probably earthly pleasures were never meant to satisfy it, but only to arouse it, to suggest the real thing. If that is so, I must take care, on the one hand, never to despise, or to be unthankful for, these earthly blessings, and on the other, never to mistake them for the something else of which they are only a kind of copy, or echo, or mirage.”
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“Her seductive power, however, did not lie in her looks...”
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“When our emotions are engaged, we often have trouble seeing things as they are.”
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“That was her magic— she could still see the sunset even on those darkest days.”

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