Reality Quotes

Edward albee - good writers define reality bad ones merely...
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

The dream is real, my friends. The failure to realize it is the only unreality.
Toni Cade Bambera
I describe in a realistic form a nonrealistic reality.
Fernando Botero, Columbian painter and sculpto
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
Be as radical as reality.
Lenin

Human kind cannot bear much reality.
T. S. Eliot
Albert einstein - as far as the laws of mathematics refer to...
The world of reality has its limits the world of imagination is boundless.
Jean Jacques Rousseau
Distance lasts a day. But reality lasts a lifetime.
Dr. Laura Schlessinger, The Dr. Laura radio show
Chaos is the score upon which reality is written.
Henry Mille
John a. rassias - language is a living, kicking, growing, flitting,...
Hope in reality is the worst of all evils, because it prolongs the torments of man.
Friedrich Nietzsche
Reality can be beaten with enough imagination.
Anon.
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 is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.
Robert H. Goddard
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
Social engaged intellectuals must accept reality as they found it and shape it toward positive social goals, not stand aside in self - Righteous isolation.
John Dewey
Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it.
Jane Wagner, (and Lily Tomlin)
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
There are more things, Lucilius, that frighten us than injure us, and we suffer more in imagination than in reality. - Epistulae ad Lucilium.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality.
Pablo Picasso
We have art so that we shall not die of reality.
Nietzsche
Doubt of the reality of love ends by making us doubt everything.
Henri Frdric Amiel
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
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
Hope in reality is the worst of all evils because it prolongs the torments of man.
Friedrich Nietzsche
The difference between fiction and reality Fiction has to make sense.
Tom Clancy
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
Words, as is well known, are great foes of reality.
Joseph Conrad
Reality is but a poor excuse for not having an imagination.
Melissa Maye
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
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
Set up as an ideal the facing of reality as honestly and as cheerfully as possible.
Dr. Karl Menninge
Reality is something you rise above.
Liza Minnelli
Our tendency to create heroes rarely jibes with the reality that most nontrivial problems require collective solutions.
Warren Bennis
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
Everything is a dangerous drug except reality, which is unendurable.
Cyril Connolly, "The Unquiet Grave", 1945
Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality.
Jules de Gautie
Mental health increases as we pursue reality at all cost.
M. Scott Peck