Reality Quotes

Some forms of reality are so horrible we refuse to face them, unless we are trapped into it by comedy. To label any subject unsuitable for comedy is to admit defeat.
Peter Sellers
The stupendous fact that we stand in the midst of reality will always be something far more wonderful than anything we do.
Erich Gutkind

What is reality, anyway Just a collective hunch.
Jane Wagne
But my dear man, reality is only a Rorschach ink - Blot, you know.
Alan Watts
William gibson - virtual reality is like mainlining television....
The shortest and surest way to live with honour in the world, is to be in reality what we would appear to be; and if we observe, we shall find, that all human virtues increase and strengthen themselves by the practice of them.
Socrates

Tupac shaku - reality is wrong. dreams are for real....
Paranoia is a finer scale of reality.
Michael W. Moore
Attitude is more important than reality.
Elaine Agathe
Without an adequate theory, reality is irrelevant.
Kent "Sparky" Gregory
You need only claim the event of your life to make yourself yours. When you truly possess all you have been and done, which may take some time, you are fierce with reality.
Florida Scott - Maxwell, Oprah Magazine, May 2004
In Christianity neither morality nor religion come into contact with reality at any point.
Friedrich Nietzsche
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
Soren Kierkegaard
Jakob nielsen, usability consultant - the best web sites are better than reality....
In no sense do I advocate evading or defying the law... That would lead to anarchy. An individual who breaks a law that his conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for law.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
An artist does not fake reality - - He *stylizes* it.
Ayn Rand, From the article "Art and Sense of Life" in The Romantic Manifesto
Reality can be beaten with enough imagination.
Anon.
All the best stories are but one story in reality - - The story of escape. It is the only thing which interests us all and at all times, how to escape.
A. C. Benson
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts about reality.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Doubt of the reality of love ends by making us doubt everything.
Henri Frdric Amiel
Reality is that which refuses to go away when I stop believing in it.
Phillip K. Dick
A theory must be tempered with reality.
Jawaharlal Nehru
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
Samuel Smiles
It is not the language of painters but the language of nature which one should listen to.... The feeling for the things themselves, for reality, is more important than the feeling for pictures.
Vincent Van Gogh
Science has to be understood in its broadest sense, as a method for comprehending all observable reality, and not merely as an instrument for acquiring specialized knowledge.
Alexis Carrel
You can not apply mathematics as long as words still becloud reality.
Hermann Weyl
Performance is your reality. Forget everything else.
Harold Geneen
The natural superiority of women is a biological fact, and a socially acknowledged reality.
Ashely Montagu
In our society those who are in reality superior in intelligence can be accepted by their fellows only if they pretend they are not.
Marya Mannes
It takes in reality only one to make a quarrel. It is useless for the sheep to pass resolutions in favour of vegetarianism while the wolf remains of a different opinion.
William Ralph Inge, Outspoken Essays (1919)
Do continue to believe that with your feeling and your work you are taking part in the greatest the more strongly you cultivate this belief, the more will reality and the world go forth from it.
Rainer Maria Rilke
The real distinction is between those who adapt their purposes to reality and those who seek to mold reality in the light of their purposes.
Henry Kissinge
Men decide far more problems by hate, love, lust, rage, sorrow, joy, hope, fear, illusion, or some other inward emotion, than by reality, authority, any legal standard, judicial precedent, or statute.
Cicero
When men are brought face to face with their opponents, forced to listen and learn and mend their ideas, they cease to be children and savages and begin to live like civilized men. Then only is freedom a reality, when men may voice their opinions because they must examine their opinions.
Walter Lippmann
Cannot find REALITY. SYS... Universe Halted.
Anon.
As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain; and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.
Albert Einstein
Good writers define reality bad ones merely restate it. A good writer turns fact into truth a bad writer will, more often than not, accomplish the opposite.
Edward Albee
Writing, I think, is not apart from living. Writing is a kind of double living. The writer experiences everything twice. Once in reality and once in the mirror which waits always before or behind.
Catherine Drinker Bowen
The mystery of life isn? t a problem to solve, but a reality to experience.
Frank Herbert, Dune (Reverend Mother Mohiam)
Mental health increases as we pursue reality at all cost.
M. Scott Peck