To be an ideal guest, stay at home.
Permanent success cannot be achieved except by incessant intellectual labour, always inspired by the ideal.
I think that the ideal space must contain elements of magic, serenity, sorcery and mystery.
Anorexia is a response to cultural images of the female body — waiflike, angular — that both capitulates to the ideal and also mocks it, strips away all the ancillary signs of sexuality, strips away breasts and hips and butt and leaves in their place a garish caricature, a cruel cartoon of flesh and bone.
I'd be just as happy being a midwife. That's my ideal job.
Indians today are governed by two different ideologies. Their political ideal set in the preamble of the Constitution affirms a life of liberty, equality and fraternity. Their social ideal embodied in their religion denies them.
In itself, homosexuality is as limiting as heterosexuality: the ideal should be to be capable of loving a woman or a man; either, a human being, without feeling fear, restraint, or obligation.
There's really no way to be perfect. Perfectionism is a silly trait to have, so in a lot of ways that inspired the world of 'Divergent', in which everyone is striving toward that ideal and falling short of it.
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 a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, those ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.
Ideal – quotes and aphorisms
My ideal man is faithful, honest, and a gentleman who knows how to treat women.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
Life in common among people who love each other is the ideal of happiness.
An ideal wife is any woman who has an ideal husband.
The ideal of calm exists in a sitting cat.