Reality Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Reality

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Let's deal with reality. The reality is that we will be reading Miranda rights to the corpse of Osama bin Laden. He will never appear in an American courtroom.
~By Eric Holder ~


Reality is a sliding door.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


Every time economic and technical development takes a step forward, forces emerge which attempt to create political forms for what, on the economic-technical plane, has already more or less become reality.
~By Christian Lous Lange ~


Now, having had this experience, I can't say really what they were looking for. I don't know their minds. But every time I see a reality show, it seems that the most entertaining parts on other reality shows are when they make their guests look foolish.
~By Liza Minnelli ~


I don't like the negative of reality tv - the 'you're no good, so you have to leave, I choose you, but I thought you really loved me.' It's all about how bad people are and I just hate that. I like Pimp my Ride where someone is helping somebody.
~By Bob Saget ~


It's often been observed that the first casualty of war is the truth. But that's a lie, too, in its way. The reality is that, for most wars to begin, the truth has to have been sacrificed a long time in advance.
~By L. Neil Smith ~


Your goals, minus your doubts, equal your reality.
~By Ralph Marston ~


We will not allow anyone to perform any terrorist acts inside or from Afghanistan against anyone. We are a free country where Osama is living as a guest. This is the reality and it is up to the world to accept it.
~By Mohammad Rabbani ~


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.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


Truth in philosophy means that concept and external reality correspond.
~By Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel ~


Americans have an abiding belief in their ability to control reality by purely material means... airline insurance replaces the fear of death with the comforting prospect of cash.
~By Cecil Beaton ~


I have always felt that laughter in the face of reality is probably the finest sound there is and will last until the day when the game is called on account of darkness. In this world, a good time to laugh is any time you can.
~By Linda Ellerbee ~


The notion of the world as a village is becoming a reality.
~By James Wolfensohn ~


Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don't resist them - that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.
~By Lao Tzu ~


The genius of any slave system is found in the dynamics which isolate slaves from each other, obscure the reality of a common condition, and make united rebellion against the oppressor inconceivable.
~By Andrea Dworkin ~


A dream will always triumph over reality, once it is given the chance.
~By Stanislaw Lem ~


We need realism to deal with reality.
~By Slick Rick ~


What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.
~By Plutarch ~


I don't say that the supposed Civil Rights development is a myth, but it's a matter of dealing with reality. It's purely peripheral and, in many cases, it's just a facade.
~By Norman Granz ~


Reality is, I'm an actor and an entertainer, and I really wouldn't know what to do with another profession.
~By Russell Crowe ~


Some people would say my paintings show a future world and maybe they do, but I paint from reality. I put several things and ideas together, and perhaps, when I have finished, it could show the future.
~By H. R. Giger ~


We often take for granted that our lights will come on when we flip the light switch, but the reality is that our reliability standards and the current state of the transmission grid leave us all vulnerable to blackouts.
~By Richard Burr ~


The connection which formerly existed between the Government and banks was in reality injurious to both, as well as to the general interests of the community at large.
~By Martin Van Buren ~


In reality the workings of your governing system are opaque and covert, while hiding in the chattering spotlight of an ostensible transparency, even though the ultimate objective is clear.
~By Breyten Breytenbach ~


I'm an actor who hates dialogue and the present day and reality.
~By Christina Ricci ~


My dreams have become puny with the reality my life has become.
~By Imelda Marcos ~


I had some fears as a kid, but I was also relatively fearless. Maybe that's a result of living half the time in reality and the other half in fantasy.
~By Suzanne Vega ~


We often fancy that we suffer from ingratitude, while in reality we suffer from self-love.
~By Walter Savage Landor ~


The park achieved a kind of reality. Like these virtual reality games the children are playing with. I told them we were doing this 40 years ago! Disneyland is virtual reality.
~By John Hench ~


Art must take reality by surprise.
~By Francoise Sagan ~


Certainly there's got to be a little bit of reality show fatigue happening.
~By Josh Schwartz ~


The human mind can bear plenty of reality but not too much intermittent gloom.
~By Margaret Drabble ~


More than anything, people want the reality of the discussion at hand. If what is going on in that building is the real thing, if the transforming love and power of Jesus Christ is being experienced, you can sit on a metal folding chair or in a plush theater seat.
~By Bill Hybels ~


Reality doesn't interest me.
~By Leni Riefenstahl ~


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 that mirror which waits always before or behind.
~By Catherine Drinker Bowen ~


If in preaching the gospel you substitute your knowledge of the way of salvation for confidence in the power of the gospel, you hinder people from getting to reality.
~By Oswald Chambers ~


Our government declared that it is conducting some kind of great reforms. In reality, no real reforms were begun and no one at any point has declared a coherent programme.
~By Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn ~


People are learning to feel more comfortable hearing one another's dreams. It used to be that if you told a dream in public, someone had to make a joke to relieve the tension introduced by that alternative reality.
~By Henry Reed ~


While it is true that Frank had a great sense of humor, he was also very serious about composing music. In reality there are only a handful of skilled players who can play his most complex pieces. It takes a lot of patience to learn and requires a fantastic memory.
~By Dweezil Zappa ~


It seems to me that there are two kinds of trickery: the "fronts" people assume before one another's eyes, and the "front" a writer puts on the face of reality.
~By Francoise Sagan ~


We suffer primarily not from our vices or our weaknesses, but from our illusions. We are haunted, not by reality, but by those images we have put in their place.
~By Daniel J. Boorstin ~


I have stood on the front lines of the health care system as a doctor, patient and concerned parent. Those experiences have served as my guideposts throughout the struggle to reform America's health care system. And it's those same experiences that tell me that fear and election hysteria should not overshadow the reality of reform.
~By Jim McDermott ~


Perhaps September 11 could be called the first historic world event in the strictest sense: the impact, the explosion, the slow collapse - a gruesome reality literally took place in front of a global public.
~By Jurgen Habermas ~


We must get the American public to look past the glitter, beyond the showmanship, to the reality, the hard substance of things. And we'll do it not so much with speeches that will bring people to their feet as with speeches that bring people to their senses.
~By Mario Cuomo ~


I would be going until I went over the bounds of reality and was then caught up in a profound wish to be dead without having to go through the shaming defeat of suicide.
~By Joshua Logan ~


Dreams pass into the reality of action. From the actions stems the dream again; and this interdependence produces the highest form of living.
~By Anais Nin ~


It's essential to tell the truth at all times. This will reduce life's pain. Lying distorts reality. All forms of distorted thinking must be corrected.
~By John Bradshaw ~


Wishful thinking is one thing, and reality another.
~By Jalal Talabani ~


We think that we suffer from ingratitude, while in reality we suffer from self-love.
~By Walter Savage Landor ~


The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are. You trade in your reality for a role. You give up your ability to feel, and in exchange, put on a mask.
~By Jim Morrison ~


Nevertheless, in the theatre, and in the cinema, the contemporary reality of Poland has been represented only to a minuscule degree in the last 12 years.
~By Andrzej Wajda ~


The interpretation of our reality through patterns not our own, serves only to make us ever more unknown, ever less free, ever more solitary.
~By Gabriel Garcia Marquez ~


The reward is that you can actually create a world separate from reality with a story, actors, music, and camera design. When it works it can entertain, move people and teach us all.
~By Colleen Atwood ~


Man is imperfect. The reality he creates is always endangered by man.
~By Friedrich Durrenmatt ~


If you're going to establish a certain level of unreality than you have to deal with it.
~By Bill Sienkiewicz ~


I never paint dreams or nightmares. I paint my own reality.
~By Frida Kahlo ~


Hope is the denial of reality.
~By Margaret Weis ~


Sometimes I feel like I'm a contestant in a reality show that probably would be called The Apprentice Survivor Millionaire.
~By Robert Iger ~


I think the last one would have to be The Godfather because it was such a powerful story. There was lots of violence in it but I could take it because I thought there was a reality to it. It wasn't gratuitous, it was just these guys' story.
~By Bobby Farrelly ~


The lowest form of popular culture - lack of information, misinformation, disinformation, and a contempt for the truth or the reality of most people's lives - has overrun real journalism. Today, ordinary Americans are being stuffed with garbage.
~By Carl Bernstein ~


Eventually you can get into the nuts and bolts of reality: nurturing, caring, and getting along.
~By Jody Watley ~


I think one of the major things a director has to do is to know his subject matter, the subject matter of his script, know the truth and the reality of it. That's very important.
~By Robert Wise ~


Far too often the choices reality proposes are such as to take away one's taste for choosing.
~By Jean Rostand ~


We tend to do period stuff because it helps make it one step removed from boring everyday reality.
~By Ethan Coen ~


Reality is a genre that seems to be here to stay. I don't know how many of the new shows will last, but the more competition you have, the harder that pie is to slice up.
~By Jeff Probst ~


This is the reality of nuclear weapons: they may trigger a world war; a war which, unlike previous ones, destroys all of civilization.
~By Joseph Rotblat ~


Politically speaking, you don't necessarily give away information that allows your enemy to get an upper hand. But at the same time you don't keep reality from the population.
~By Dwight Schultz ~


Planning to play: that's what saving for retirement is today - and it is antithetical to the nature of play, fully within the definition of work, and blissfully ignorant of the reality of death.
~By John Thorn ~


You have to find something there that relates to the characters and reality on some level.
~By Victor Garber ~


Art is a reality, not a definition; inasmuch as it approaches a reality, it approaches perfection, and inasmuch as it approaches a mere definition, it is imperfect and untrue.
~By Benjamin Haydon ~


I write novels because there is something I don't understand in reality.
~By Manuel Puig ~


Unless you are really grounded and have a true sense of reality, you can get lost in that and a lot of people do and that's why you see so many people with successful careers but with destructive lives.
~By Morris Chestnut ~


I actually think I'm more of a turtle than Verne is. Where Verne is up on two legs and moving at full speed and doesn't pull his head into the shell very often, I in reality was five or ten minutes later to every recording session.
~By Garry Shandling ~


Readers probably haven't heard much about it yet, but they will. Quantum technology turns ordinary reality upside down.
~By Michael Crichton ~


Film is a dramatised reality and it is the director's job to make it appear real... an audience should not be conscious of technique.
~By David Lean ~


We all have a childhood dream that when there is love, everything goes like silk, but the reality is that marriage requires a lot of compromise.
~By Raquel Welch ~


I think that's where reality TV works - you don't know where it's going.
~By Pete Waterman ~


Your mind can't always tell the difference between pretend and reality if you pretend too long; or if you go too deep and really believe in what you're doing.
~By Annabella Sciorra ~


I talk about acting to students making the transition from high school to UCLA. Kids going into this profession really need to know the reality of it.
~By Loni Anderson ~


There can be no argument about the Lone Star State's significant contributions to American history, and we must remember the actions and the sacrifices of those who made Texas independence a reality.
~By Michael McCaul ~


Bad humor is an evasion of reality; good humor is an acceptance of it.
~By Malcolm Muggeridge ~


Modern American cinema seems to me superficial. The intention is to understand a certain reality, and the result is nothing but a photographing of that reality.
~By Manuel Puig ~


Reality in our century is not something to be faced.
~By Graham Greene ~


I think, unfortunately or fortunately, the reality of Hollywood is that if your movie makes money, they'll make another one.
~By Jonathan Frakes ~


Reality is not what it is. It consists of the many realities which it can be made into.
~By Wallace Stevens ~


I have always made an effort to render every detail of my reality with the greatest accuracy; but I have never paid attention to whether my presentation of historical facts was an exact one.
~By Lion Feuchtwanger ~


You tend to meet on a more regular basis with people in your industry, and reality being what it is, you tend to meet with them at the particular level that you occupy; so that develops a fraternity relationship.
~By Lew Wasserman ~


These things bring you to reality as to how fragile you are; at the same moment you are doing something that nobody else is able to do. The same moment that you are seen as the best, the fastest and somebody that cannot be touched, you are enormously fragile.
~By Ayrton Senna ~


Perception is reality.
~By Lee Atwater ~


Circumstances give in reality to every political principle, its distinguishing colour, and discriminating effect. The circumstances are what render every civil and political scheme beneficial or noxious to mankind.
~By David Trimble ~


I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


Mr. President, How are you going to work with people who seem to have divorced themselves from reality?
~By Jeff Gannon ~


Perhaps women have always been in closer contact with reality than men: it would seem to be the just recompense for being deprived of idealism.
~By Germaine Greer ~


Language can only deal meaningfully with a special, restricted segment of reality. The rest, and it is presumably the much larger part, is silence.
~By George Steiner ~


There was no reality to pain when it left one, thought while it held one fast all other realities failed.
~By Rachel Field ~


Grow your tree of falsehood from a small grain of truth. Do not follow those who lie in contempt of reality. Let your lie be even more logical than the truth itself, so the weary travelers may find repose.
~By Czeslaw Milosz ~


To the general public, show business may just mean the artistic part, but the dollar and cents element is the reality every performer has to face.
~By Liza Minelli ~


Above all, we must have great respect for these people who also suffer and who want to find their own way of correct living. On the other hand, to create a legal form of a kind of homosexual marriage, in reality, does not help these people.
~By Joseph Ratzinger ~


Photography, as we all know, is not real at all. It is an illusion of reality with which we create our own private world.
~By Arnold Newman ~


But then there is the one who seems to have a hard time separating the actor's work from reality.
~By Audrey Meadows ~

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May 26 ,2022
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