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"Wake up, Tom. You're having the American dream again."
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Realists and Idealist Numbers
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"I'm an idealist - I'd like to make my pile at a non-profit organization."
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"You'll have to ignore Kevin, he's a hopeless idealist."
"I used to be an idealist, but now I'm an independent."
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"Always keen to see youthful enthusiasm but before we start 'making the world a better place' could we have a look at how you fill out forms..."
'No, now I'm just fighting inbox inequality."
"...I thought I was too smart, too idealistic to end up this way, but LOOK at me! I've become an entrenched bureaucrat!"
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"Students always think that they're going to change the world..."
'Call me an idealist, but I believe this trial should be about more than mere testimony, evidence and legal mumbo jumbo. It should also be about which lawyer has the best three-piece suit.'
"I deal. Therefore, I am an idealist!"
Alice in Wonderland - six impossible things before breakfast
"He's young and eager to change the world, but I'd be happy if he'd just change his underwear."
'Try these. They'll stylishly announce your return to the idealism of your youth without any apologies for being a total sell-out during the past few decades!'
'I used to be very idealistic. Then, after the first week.'
'Gosh, I love government, Ed. Just when you begin to lose faith in the system, along comes a fresh crop of idealistic young lawmakers with an invigorating brand of gridlock all their own!'
'Of course, the worst may never happen. There is always that chance.'
'Our company's philosophy is thus. Our idealists develop ideas. Internal realists then turn these ideas into products. Finally, external realists devise pretexts for consumers to buy these products.'
'Half an optimist is an odd bird, Sarah.'
'World peace? Isn't that just an idealistic cliche?'
Going after the Youthful Idealism Vote.
'Look - decide. Are you going to launch an attack on tradition, or make a few bob?'