Reality Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Reality

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So it's hard to be an artist and be true to the reality of the world you want to create and also make it entertaining and successful financially.
~By Antoine Fuqua ~


The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


Don't Take Anything Personally. Nothing others do is because of you. What others say and do is a projection of their own reality, their own dream. When you are immune to the opinions and actions of others, you won't be the victim of needless suffering.
~By Miguel Angel Ruiz ~


The difficulty of writing a good theatre play set in new reality was even greater given that the level of similitude to life that is allowed in a film would not work on the stage.
~By Andrzej Wajda ~


Methods of thought which claim to give the lead to our world in the name of revolution have become, in reality, ideologies of consent and not of rebellion.
~By Albert Camus ~


The acceptance that all that is solid has melted into the air, that reality and morality are not givens but imperfect human constructs, is the point from which fiction begins.
~By Salman Rushdie ~


If all consciousness is subject to essential laws in a manner similar to that in which spatial reality is subject to mathematical laws, then these essential laws will be of most fertile significance in investigating facts of the conscious life of human and brute animals.
~By Edmund Husserl ~


Stock market bubbles don't grow out of thin air. They have a solid basis in reality, but reality as distorted by a misconception.
~By George Soros ~


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 ~


In reality drilling is the slowest, dirtiest, and most expensive way to solve our energy crisis.
~By Lois Capps ~


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 ~


A young and vital child knows no limit to his own will, and it is the only reality to him. It is not that he wants at the outset to fight other wills, but that they simply do not exist for him. Like the artist, he goes forth to the work of creation, gloriously alone.
~By Jane Harrison ~


Reality TV finds talented people. There are no scripts. The editing is what it's all about. Great editing makes those shows.
~By Pete Waterman ~


Two hundred or more years ago most people on the planet were never aware of any reality other than the one into which they were brought up.
~By Chaim Potok ~


Reality is something you rise above.
~By Liza Minnelli ~


What our eyes behold may well be the text of life but one's meditations on the text and the disclosures of these meditations are no less a part of the structure of reality.
~By Wallace Stevens ~


Circumstances give in reality to every political principle its distinguishing color and discriminating effect. The circumstances are what render every civil and political scheme beneficial or noxious to mankind.
~By Edmund Burke ~


There is a tendency to seek an objective account of everything before admitting its reality.
~By Thomas Nagel ~


Reality is always extraordinary.
~By Mary Ellen Mark ~


I directed 24's pilot. I felt we should follow the characters around as if we were a documentary crew, using available light, hand-held cameras, split screens, sound that isn't always what it should be, to suit the reality of the premise.
~By Stephen Hopkins ~


Hope in reality is the worst of all evils because it prolongs the torments of man.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


I get out of the taxi and it's probably the only city which in reality looks better than on the postcards, New York.
~By Milos Forman ~


It is quite an illusion to imagine that one adjusts to reality essentially without the use of language and that language is merely an incidental means of solving specific problems of communication or reflection.
~By Edward Sapir ~


I love reality. I love the world. I love the smell of it. I love it.
~By Andrea Corr ~


The Long and the Short and the Tall made a great impression on me because it was a very ugly tale about the reality of soldiering at a time when we were being gung-ho about the whole thing of war.
~By Timothy West ~


Of all the inhabitants of the inferno, none but Lucifer knows that hell is hell, and the secret function of purgatory is to make of heaven an effective reality.
~By Arnold Bennett ~


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


I did a little theatre work after that and the following year I got another part in a television series. Then it was almost to the end of the year before I got more work. That was coming to terms with the reality of the vocation I had chosen.
~By Karl Urban ~


Reality continues to ruin my life.
~By Bill Watterson ~


The biggest problem with every art is by the use of appearance to create a loftier reality.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


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 ~


I must begin by saying something about the old Germany. That Germany, too, suffered from superficial judgment, because appearances and reality were not always kept apart in people's minds.
~By Gustav Stresemann ~


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 ~


We cast away priceless time in dreams, born of imagination, fed upon illusion, and put to death by reality.
~By Judy Garland ~


I refer, of course, to the debts our nation has amassed for itself over decades of indulgence. It is the new Red Menace, this time consisting of ink. We can debate its origins endlessly and search for villains on ideological grounds, but the reality is pure arithmetic.
~By Mitch Daniels ~


There is only one admirable form of the imagination: the imagination that is so intense that it creates a new reality, that it makes things happen.
~By Sean O'Faolain ~


Sleep my friend, and you will see that dream is my reality.
~By James Hetfield ~


I have seen that the American Dream is a reality - and I would love to feel the British Dream is also a reality. To enable that, we have to bring back some common sense and encourage family values, a proper sense of justice and make people believe they have a decent chance to build a business or career for themselves. I see this moment as a fantastic opportunity to restore this, because I believe Britain Has Talent.
~By Simon Cowell ~


It was taunted as reality. It was dangled as a carrot. In terms of people's hopes and dreams, to say that that is less of a reality than the daily grind they find themselves in is maybe not correct.
~By Martin Mull ~


Our government has made a number of promises to the men and women who served in our nation's armed forces. Sadly, these promises of health care, education and other benefits have existed more in rhetoric than in reality.
~By Allen Boyd ~


Hood films now are made by studios and have nothing to do with the reality they supposedly represent.
~By Mathieu Kassovitz ~


I wanted to be a doctor at one point and I also wanted to be a pilot. I think if you grow up in a dodgy area, reality often beats down those ambitions as you get older. But with me that never really happened.
~By James McAvoy ~


Chaos is the score upon which reality is written.
~By Henry Miller ~


But with The Dark Crystal, instead of puppetry we're trying to go toward a sense of realism - toward a reality of creatures that are actually alive and we're mixing up puppetry and all kinds of other techniques.
~By Jim Henson ~


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 ~


Art is not merely an imitation of the reality of nature, but in truth a metaphysical supplement to the reality of nature, placed alongside thereof for its conquest.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


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.
~By Alexis Carrel ~


If our core belief is based on what other people think, then we eventually will allow their opinions to become our reality.
~By Darren L. Johnson ~


I don't think movies or television have any basis in reality at all. It's all just pretend. That's what's fun about it.
~By James Spader ~


The Olympic Movement gives the world an ideal which reckons with the reality of life, and includes a possibility to guide this reality toward the great Olympic Idea.
~By Pierre de Coubertin ~


Since the election, since the formation of a government, the death in Iraq has increased. The United States stands by, helpless to do anything about it. That's the reality, not George Bush's revisionist history!
~By Mark Shields ~


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


I prefer the honest jargon of reality to the outright lies of books.
~By Jean Rostand ~


The reality is we talk a lot about it, but we really don't give everyone an opportunity to buy into it, and this combines both the best of Republican and Democratic ideals.
~By Harold Ford ~


The musicals had a good, happy feeling, saying that the world is a better place. They say it's not reality, but who cares? There's too much reality these days.
~By Shirley Jones ~


Mother Nature comes up against reality, and the reality is that the system doesn't work.
~By John Garamendi ~


I think cinema is closer to allegories than to reality. It's closer to our dreams.
~By Manuel Puig ~


It is advertising and the logic of consumerism that governs the depiction of reality in the mass media.
~By Christopher Lasch ~


The stark reality facing us today is that without the labour reforms, workers will get neither the income nor jobs in the face of cut-throat global economic competition.
~By Kim Y. Sam ~


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


The beautiful is in nature, and it is encountered under the most diverse forms of reality. Once it is found it belongs to art, or rather to the artist who discovers it.
~By Gustave Courbet ~


Generality is, indeed, an indispensable ingredient of reality; for mere individual existence or actuality without any regularity whatever is a nullity. Chaos is pure nothing.
~By Charles Sanders Peirce ~


I'm concerned about a lot of serious border issues. This book is about the border reality and the struggles of the undocumented worker.
~By Ana Castillo ~


As the game enters its glorious final weeks, the chill of fall signals the reality of defeat for all but one team. The fields of play will turn brown and harden, the snow will fall, but in the heart of the fan sprouts a sprig of green.
~By John Thorn ~


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


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 ~


The reality is, some people don't want you to change or go anywhere different.
~By Kenneth Edmonds ~


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 ~


I am ashamed to admit I watch a lot of reality shows like The Osbournes and The Bachelor.
~By Sara Gilbert ~


And a friend of mine in the Christys, we used to sit up at night and talk and read and wonder if reincarnation, and if it wasn't reality, what would happen to the human spirit when the body dies? Is there an afterlife? Just questions like that.
~By Barry McGuire ~


There's no reality except the one contained within us. That's why so many people live an unreal life. They take images outside them for reality and never allow the world within them to assert itself.
~By Hermann Hesse ~


I can't say I can foresee the future and tell the stars, you know. But I do have an understanding for my own reality, just elements and things that I've learned from.
~By Jenna Elfman ~


The camera makes everyone a tourist in other people's reality, and eventually in one's own.
~By Susan Sontag ~


Aloneness is nearer God, nearer reality.
~By Gwen John ~


Look, three love affairs in history, are Abelard and Eloise, Romeo and Juliet and the American media and this President at the moment. But this doesn't matter over time. Reality will impinge. If his programs work, he's fine. If it doesn't work, all of the adulation of journalists in the world won't matter.
~By George Will ~


If there is no certain reality, the idea of following a leader must be scrutinized.
~By Marguerite Young ~


We've always been a bit out of touch with reality.
~By Jarvis Cocker ~


Whence it follows that God is absolutely perfect, since perfection is nothing but magnitude of positive reality, in the strict sense, setting aside the limits or bounds in things which are limited.
~By Gottfried Leibniz ~


The only reality is our society, and I mean this seriously, Western Society is a very sick society.
~By Rob Walton ~


You create your own reality.
~By Jane Roberts ~


Here, like everywhere else, laughing and singing, dancing and dreaming are not exactly the whole of reality; and for one ray of sun shining on the hut, the rest of the village remains in the dark.
~By Simone Schwarz-Bart ~


I think it is an immutable law in business that words are words, explanations are explanations, promises are promises - but only performance is reality.
~By Harold S. Geneen ~


I believe that the fact and the reality of homosexuality and heterosexuality and of opposite and same-gender unions should be taught in our public schools without a value judgement system also being offered.
~By Ed Case ~


Resistance is feasible even for those who are not heroes by nature, and it is an obligation, I believe, for those who fear the consequences and detest the reality of the attempt to impose American hegemony.
~By Noam Chomsky ~


Art is man's constant effort to create for himself a different order of reality from that which is given to him.
~By Chinua Achebe ~


No matter how much money you have or what kind of cocoon you live in, the reality is that you have lost a game of football and let England's fans down. We are bothered.
~By Rio Ferdinand ~


I think Desperate Housewives is a pretty good show, I watch it, I like it and I don't love reality tv that much. I do watch some, I've got three daughters so we'll watch the good stuff, the fun stuff.
~By Bob Saget ~


We made it known that we were trying to show the reality of France. People think of Paris as the city of love or the city of light, but where you got love you got hate, where you got light you got darkness.
~By Mathieu Kassovitz ~


There is hope in dreams, imagination, and in the courage of those who wish to make those dreams a reality.
~By Jonas Salk ~


There is also an artistic element which is lead by the film maker. Issues of what is reality and objectivity are as always relevant as someone is going to edit the film.
~By Ben Edwards ~


I wasn't at all sure I could make that sort of leap into that sort of comic book reality.
~By Terence Stamp ~


I think that reality TV is so bad. It is a tool by the media to not make people think.
~By Naveen Andrews ~


Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
~By Albert Einstein ~


The masses are in reality their own leaders, dialectically creating their own development process.
~By Rosa Luxemburg ~


There's always going to be that pressure when you're in front of the camera. When you're famous it's just an extreme version of reality and there's a pressure to look a certain way.
~By Geri Halliwell ~


Usually I like to improvise. Sometimes, depending on the nature of the piece, I like to improvise because I think it brings certain freshness and a reality to it, as long as it doesn't go too far out of the box.
~By Robert Redford ~


My reaction to a lot of the current situation that we're in is based in part on a serious concern that the present administration's course ignores reality.
~By Vinton Cerf ~


The cold harsh reality is that we have to balance the budget.
~By Michael Bloomberg ~


Success or failure depends more upon attitude than upon capacity successful men act as though they have accomplished or are enjoying something. Soon it becomes a reality. Act, look, feel successful, conduct yourself accordingly, and you will be amazed at the positive results.
~By William James ~

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February 9 ,2023
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