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Ideology brings about a disastrous fusion: that of violence and righteousness � a savagery without stain.

Koba the Dread: Laughter and the Twenty Million
Ideals are like the stars - you can't touch them with your hands, but by following them you reach your destination.
In our ideals we unwittingly reveal our vices
It is the style of idealism to console itself for the loss of something old with the ability to gape at something new
You have your ideology and I have mine
It is not materialism that is the chief curse of the world, as pastors teach, but idealism. Men get into trouble by taking their visions and hallucinations too seriously
An idealist is one who, on noticing that roses smell better than a cabbage, concludes that it will also make better soup
Idealism is the noble toga that political gentlemen drape over their will to power
Our ideals are our better selves
Much that passes as idealism is disguised hatred or disguised love of power
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On Anger: "For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind."
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