Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
contentment friendship books
Italian cities have long been held up as ideals, not least by New Yorkers and Londoners enthralled by the ways their architecture gives beauty and meaning to everyday acts.
Architecture architecture page-
Body exercise is incomplete if it focuses exclusively on muscle and is motivated by the ideal of a physique unspoiled by fat.
Sometimes I wonder if there's something wrong with me. Perhaps I've spent too long in the company of my literary romantic heroes, and consequently my ideals and expectations are far too high.
Instead of proclaiming the ideals, they educe what experience teaches, what the experience of all the centuries has taught, that the millions get no further than mediocrity.
A good rule always describes the ideal performance.
Scratch any cynic and you will find a disappointed idealist.
disillusionment cynicism Disappointment
The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting. It has been found difficult; and left untried.
pacifism Christianity religion
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
addiction Bad psyche
There is no ideal world for you to wait around for. The world is always just what it is now, and it's up to you how you respond to it.
The ideals which have always shone before me and filled me with joy are goodness, beauty, and truth.
truth Beauty beauty
As a girl, she had come to believe in the ideal man -- the prince or knight of her childhood stories. In the real world, however, men like that simply didn't exist.
bhie fiction reality