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Red Smith Quotes

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It was an ideal day for football - too cold for the
spectators and too cold for the players.
- Red Smith

The natural habitat of the tongue is the left cheek.
- Red Smith

I like to get where the cabbage is cooking and catch the scents.
- Red Smith

All successful people men and women are big dreamers.
They imagine what their future could be,
ideal in every respect,
and then they work every day toward
their distant vision,
that goal or purpose.
- Brian Tracy


 

Interdependence is and ought to be
as much the ideal of man as self-sufficiency.
Man is a social being.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Man falls from the pursuit of the ideal
of plain living and high thinking
the moment he wants to multiply his daily wants.
Man's happiness really lies in contentment.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience:
this is the ideal life.
- Mark Twain


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The road to perdition has ever been
accompanied by lip service to an ideal.
- Albert Einstein

That's my ideal day, time with my boys.
- Kenny G

Art ought never to be considered except in its relations with its ideal beauty.
- Alfred de Vigny

Dachshunds are ideal dogs for small children,
as they are already stretched and pulled to such a
length that the child cannot do much harm one way or the other.
- Robert Benchley

Art is not a study of positive reality,
it is the seeking for ideal truth.
- John Ruskin

An ideal wife is one who remains faithful to you but
tries to be just as charming as if she weren't.
- Sacha Guitry

I have this theory - that if we're told we're bad,
then that's the only ideal we'll ever have.
- Jewel

We peruse one ideal, that of bringing people together in peace,
irrespective of race, religion and political convictions,
for the benefit of mankind.
- Juan Antonio Samaranch

There is nothing the matter with Americans except their ideals.
The real American is all right; it is the ideal American who is all wrong.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

No man or woman who tries to pursue an ideal in his
or her won way is without enemies.
- Daisy Bates

Our ideal of the future is that she should continue
to render that service of her own free will.
- Henry Cabot Lodge

Without going to what I think is my limit.
I always say that my ideal is to get pole with the minimum effort,
and to win the race at the slowest speed possible.
- Alain Prost

It sounds ideal, a sort of beach childhood.
But it wasn't really.
I didn't use the beach very much at all.
- Miranda Richardson

Happiness is not an ideal of reason,
but of imagination.
- Immanuel Kant

The reveries of youth, in which so much energy is wasted,
are the yearnings of a Spirit made for what it has
not found but must forever seek as an Ideal.
- William Ellery Channing

Virginity is the ideal of those who want to deflower.
- Karl Kraus

The ideal, without doubt, varies, but its enemies,
alas, are always the same.
- Jean Rostand

I have a picture of an ideal consciousness.
- Henry Flynt

Happiness is ideal, it is the work of the imagination.
- Marquis de Sade

Painting is the representation of visible forms.
The essence of realism is its negation of the ideal.
- Gustave Courbet

The great problem of the concert hall is that the shoebox
is the ideal shape for acoustics but that no architect
worth their names wants to build a shoebox.
- Rem Koolhaas

The theologians have recognized that the ideal is the imitation of God.
If we be a part of such an organic thing,
this thing is God to us, as I am God to the cells that compose me.
- Charles Fort

The ideal of calm exists in a sitting cat.
- Jules Renard

Revolution as an ideal concept always preserves the
essential content of the original thought:
sudden and lasting betterment.
- Johan Huizinga

Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal.
- Earl Nightingale

Woman is a vulgar animal from whom man has created
an excessively beautiful ideal.
- Gustave Flaubert

When a finished work of 20th century sculpture is placed
in an 18th century garden,
it is absorbed by the ideal representation of the past,
thus reinforcing political and social values that are no longer with us.
- Robert Smithson

All that we call ideal in Greek or any other art,
because to us it is false and visionary,
was, to the makers of it, true and existent.
- John Ruskin

The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting.
It has been found difficult and left untried.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

You have to check out 'March of the Penguins'.
Penguins are the really ideal example of monogamy.
- Rich Lowry

The ideal life is in our blood and never will be still.
- Phillips Brooks

Universalism as an ideal is as old as nay,
is probably much more ancient than the Christian ideal.
- Arthur Keith

If I just produce the transparent ideal accepted by the Western experts,
a process of privatization which will be very good but never happen,
that means nothing.
- Anatoly Chubais

Stadium rock and commercial rock are the opposite of what poetry needs.
An audience of around 200 is ideal for poetry.
- Adrian Mitchell

We're an ideal political family, as accessible as Disneyland.
- Maureen Reagan

You cannot contribute anything to the ideal condition
of mind and heart known as Brotherhood,
however much you preach, posture, or agree,
unless you live it.
- Faith Baldwin

The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace,
making the best of circumstances.
- Aristotle

While we ourselves are the living graves of murdered animals,
how can we expect any ideal living conditions on this earth?
- Isadora Duncan

This disaster did not force us to abandon our ideal;
on the contrary,
from the very first months of the conflict,
it led us to define precisely the conditions for its realization.
- Leon Jouhaux

The ideal mother, like the ideal marriage,
is a fiction.
- Milton R. Sapirstein

We knew we?d never find someone called Rock Hard,
which was our ideal name, and for a while we toyed
with the idea of just creating the character but never letting him get seen.
- James Frank

I have tried to do what is true and not ideal.
- Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

It is this research into pure painting that is the
problem at the present moment.
I do not know any painters in Paris who are really
searching for this ideal world.
- Robert Delaunay

The man who never makes a mistake always takes orders from one who does.
No man or woman who tries to pursue an ideal in his
or her own way is without enemies.
- Daisy Bates

Parks are idealizations of nature, but nature in fact
is not a condition of the ideal.
- Robert Smithson

I shall ask no more than that you agree with Dean Inge
that even though counting heads is not an ideal way to govern,
at least it is better than breaking them.
- Learned Hand

Everything about my teenage life was almost ideal.
- Esther Williams

Remember the refrain: We always build on the past;
the past always tries to stop us.
Freedom is about stopping the past, but we have lost that ideal.
- Lawrence Lessig

The ideal friendship is to feel as one while remaining two.
- Anne Sophie Swetchine

If I can finish a cartoon in 20 minutes,
then that's the ideal editorial cartoon -
it's to the point.
- Paul Conrad

In one word, this ideal is that you are divine.
- Swami Vivekananda

Who is the ideal reader? God only knows.
- John Barton

The necessity to constantly turn in an excellent performance,
to be absolutely wedded to this dedication and this
ideal means that as a child you're going to pay for it personally.
- Twyla Tharp

Maybe I'm too masculine.
Casting directors cast in their own,
or an idealized image.
Maybe I don't look like anybody's ideal.
- Charles Bronson

No fashion has ever been created expressly for the
lean purse or for the fat woman:
the dressmaker's ideal is the thin millionaires.
- Katherine Fullerton Gerould

The Olympic Movement gives the world an ideal which
reckons with the reality of life,
and includes a possibility to guide this reality toward the great Olympic Idea.
- Pierre de Coubertin

The higher American patriotism, on the other hand,
combines loyalty to historical tradition and precedent
with the imaginative projection of an ideal national Promise.
- Herbert Croly

Any ideal system is its own worst enemy,
and as soon as you start to implement these visions of grandeur,
they just fall apart and turn into a complete tyranny.
- Ben Nicholson

To say of men that they are bad is to say they are
worse than we think we are,
or worse than the ideal man whose image we have built
up on the basis of a certain few.
- Jean Rostand

Our duty is to encourage every one in his struggle
to live up to his own highest idea,
and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near
as possible to the Truth.
- Swami Vivekananda

What happened after publication of our paper was that,
for the next 40 years, people said, all right,
we now know the answer to the capital structure question under ideal conditions.
- Merton Miller

It is a common enough case, that of a man being suddenly
captivated by a woman nearly the opposite of his ideal.
- George Eliot

Junk is the ideal product...
the ultimate merchandise.
No sales talk necessary.
The client will crawl through a sewer and beg to buy.
- William S. Burroughs

When we think of the ideal, we do not add virtue to virtue,
but think of Jesus Christ, so that the standard of
human life is no longer a code,
but a character.
- E. Stanley Jones


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