Every high ideal appears utopian to the ordinary masses, until they see it manifesting in front of their own eyes.
Inside every cynical person, there is a disappointed idealist.
An idealist is a person who helps other people to be prosperous.
I'm still a bit of a romantic and an idealist and hopelessly naive.
I'm an idealist without illusions.
You're an idealist, and I pity you as I would the village idiot.
Don't make me into this airy-fairy, moralist, idealist because I'm not.
I am a mixture of idealist and realist.
The idealist walks on tiptoe, the materialist on his heels.