Reality Quotes

Hope is the denial of reality.
Margaret Weis
Cannot find REALITY. SYS... Universe Halted.
Anon.

Reality can be beaten with enough imagination.
Anon.
Performance is your reality. Forget everything else.
Harold Geneen
Lou dorfsman - creativity is essentially a lonely art. an even...
If we are to go forward, we must go back and rediscover those precious values - - That all reality hinges on moral foundations and that all reality has spiritual control.
Martin Luther King Jr.

Anonymous - art is a deliberate recreation of a new and...
There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality.
Pablo Picasso
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
Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality.
Jules de Gautie
I submit that an individual who breaks a law that 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 the law.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly. I can never be what I ought to be until you are what you ought to be. This is the interrelated structure of reality.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Without an adequate theory, reality is irrelevant.
Kent "Sparky" Gregory
Jean jacques rousseau - the world of reality has its limits the world of...
The structure of language determines not only thought, but reality itself.
Noam Chomsky, Ruth Anshen, Biography of an Idea (Mt. Kisco, NY: Moyer Bell Limited, 1986), pg. 196
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
The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvelous structure of reality. It is enough if one tries merely to comprehend a little of this mystery every day. Never lose a holy curiosity.
Albert Einstein
Five senses; an incurably abstract intellect; a haphazardly selective memory; a set of preconceptions and assumptions so numerous that I can never examine more than minority of them - Never become conscious of them all. How much of total reality can such an apparatus let through?
C. S. Lewis
Petty fears and petty pleasures are but the shadow of reality.
Henry David Thoreau, Walden
Human beings cannot stand too much reality.
Thomas S. Eliot, Four Quartets
Life is not a problem to be solved but a reality to be experienced.
Sren Aaby Kierkegaard
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
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
Reality is something you rise above.
Liza Minnelli
Everything is a dangerous drug except reality, which is unendurable.
Cyril Connolly, "The Unquiet Grave", 1945
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
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
The difference between fiction and reality Fiction has to make sense.
Tom Clancy
Paranoia is a finer scale of reality.
Michael W. Moore
Now, in reality, the world have paid too great a compliment to critics, and have imagined them to be men of much greater profundity then they really are.
Henry Fielding
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
A plan is just a tangent vector on the manifold of reality.
"Scratch" Garrison
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
Attitude is more important than reality.
Elaine Agathe
Reality is nothing but a collective hunch.
Lily Tomlin
Reality is the only word in the English language that should always be used in quotes.
Unknown
In reality, serendipity accounts for one percent of the blessings we receive in life, work and love. The other 99 percent is due to our efforts.
Peter McWilliams
I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.
Martin Luther King Jr., Accepting Nobel Peace Prize, Dec. 10, 1964
I believe in looking reality straight in the eye and denying it.
Garrison Keillo
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)