Reality Quotes

The power of illustrative anecdotes often lies not in how well they present reality, but in how well they reflect the core beliefs of their audience.
David P. Mikkelson, Snopes. com, 04 - 10 - 04
Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.
Tupac Shaku

Mental health increases as we pursue reality at all cost.
M. Scott Peck
Distance lasts a day. But reality lasts a lifetime.
Dr. Laura Schlessinger, The Dr. Laura radio show
Liza minnelli - reality is something you rise above....
Socrates - the shortest and surest way to live with honour...

Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.
Warren Bennis
Ursala lequin - to break a promise is to deny the reality of the...
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts about reality.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Reality is but a poor excuse for not having an imagination.
Melissa Maye
People say they love truth, but in reality they want to believe that which they love is true.
Robert J. Ringe
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
Language is a living, kicking, growing, flitting, evolving reality, and the teacher should spontaneously reflect its vibrant and protean qualities.
John A. Rassias
There are some people who live in a dream world, and there are some who face reality and then there are those who turn one into the other.
Douglas H. Everett
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
A man loses contact with reality if he is not surrounded by his books.
Franois Maurice Mitterrand
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
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
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
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 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.
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
Reality is nothing but a collective hunch.
Lily Tomlin
The mystery of life isn? t a problem to solve, but a reality to experience.
Frank Herbert, Dune (Reverend Mother Mohiam)
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
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.
There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality.
Pablo Picasso
But my dear man, reality is only a Rorschach ink - Blot, you know.
Alan Watts
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)
Cannot find REALITY. SYS... Universe Halted.
Anon.
Life is not a problem to be solved but a reality to be experienced.
Sren Aaby Kierkegaard
Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream world into reality.
Theodor Reik
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.
We are shaped by each other. We adjust not to the reality of a world, but to the reality of other thinkers.
Joseph Chilton Pearce
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
Everything is a dangerous drug except reality, which is unendurable.
Cyril Connolly, "The Unquiet Grave", 1945
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
Unless a man or woman has experienced the darkness of the soul he or she can know nothing of that transforming laughter without which no hint of the ultimate reality of the opposites can be faintly intuited.
Helen Luke
The shortest and surest way to live with honor in the world is to be in reality what we would appear to be; all human virtues increase and strengthen themselves by the practice and experience of them.
Socrates
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