Reality Quotes

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.
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

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 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
Douglas h. everett - there are some people who live in a dream world,...
The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a servant.
Max De Pree

Richard feynman - for a successful technology, reality must take...
Chaos is the score upon which reality is written.
Henry Mille
Reality is nothing but a collective hunch.
Lily Tomlin
There is no reality except the one contained within us. That is why so many people live such an unreal life. They take the images outside them for reality and never allow the world within to assert itself.
Hermann Hesse
Dreams can become a reality when we possess a vision that is characterized by the willingness to work hard, a desire for excellence and a belief in our right and our responsibility to be equal members of society.
Janet Jackson
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)
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
Allen ginsberg - because systems of mass communication can...
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
First comes thought; then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans; then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.
Napoleon Hill
In Christianity neither morality nor religion come into contact with reality at any point.
Friedrich Nietzsche
To break a promise is to deny the reality of the past Therefore it is to deny the hope of a real future....
Ursala Lequin
Doubt of the reality of love ends by making us doubt everything.
Henri Frdric Amiel
Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream world into reality.
Theodor Reik
Virtual Reality is like mainlining television.
William Gibson
Petty fears and petty pleasures are but the shadow of reality.
Henry David Thoreau, Walden
Hope in reality is the worst of all evils because it prolongs the torments of man.
Friedrich Nietzsche
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
Art is a deliberate recreation of a new and special reality that grows from your response to life. It cannot be copied; it must be created.
Anonymous
The truly educated man is that rare individual who can separate reality from illusion.
Author Unknown
Creativity is essentially a lonely art. An even lonelier struggle. To some a blessing. To others a curse. It is in reality the ability to reach inside yourself and drag forth from your very soul an idea.
Lou Dorfsman
Attitude is more important than reality.
Elaine Agathe
I reject your reality and substitute my own!
Adam Savage, Mythbusters TV show
Human beings cannot stand too much reality.
Thomas S. Eliot, Four Quartets
An artist does not fake reality - - He *stylizes* it.
Ayn Rand, From the article "Art and Sense of Life" in The Romantic Manifesto
Distance lasts a day. But reality lasts a lifetime.
Dr. Laura Schlessinger, The Dr. Laura radio show
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
Hope is not a dream but a way of making dreams become reality.
L. J. Suenens
The world of reality has its limits the world of imagination is boundless.
Jean Jacques Rousseau
We are like sculptors, constantly carving out of others the image we long for, need, love or desire, often against reality, against their benefit, and always, in the end, a disappointment, because it does not fit them.
Anais Nin
Courage is an everyday thing. When we look reality squarely in the eye and refuse to back away from our awareness, we are living courage.
Unknown
We have art so that we shall not die of reality.
Nietzsche
The reason that truth is stranger than fiction is that fiction has to have a rational thread running through it in order to be believable, whereas reality may be totally irrational.
Sydney Harris
Heaven is not the wide blue sky but the place where corporeality is begotten in the house of the Creative.
Lu Yen