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If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability. Henry Ford, industrialist
  • knowledge

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes. Marcel Proust, author
  • consists

True religion is real living; living with all one's soul, with all one's goodness and righteousness. Albert Einstein, physicist
  • goodness

Pride makes us artificial and humility makes us real. Thomas Merton, author
  • pride

Nothing is more important than reconnecting with your bliss. Nothing is as rich. Nothing is more real. Deepak Chopra, philosopher
  • Reality

Real education should educate us out of self into something far finer; into a selflessness which links us with all humanity. Nancy Astor, politician
  • educate

Real love is the love that sometimes arises after sensual pleasure: if it does, it is immortal; the other kind inevitably goes stale, for it lies in mere fantasy. Giacomo Casanova, celebrity
  • arises

It is only when we no longer compulsively need someone that we can have a real relationship with them. Anthony Storr, author
  • relationship

When you are real in your music, people know it and they feel your authenticity. Wynonna Judd, musician
  • authenticity

Money is not real. It is a conscious agreement on measuring value. John Ralston Saul, author
  • agreement

A man with outward courage dares to die; a man with inner courage dares to live. Lao Tzu, philosopher
  • courage

Real courage is when you know you're licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what. Harper Lee, novelist
  • courage

The pessimist complains about the wind;The optimist expects it to change;And the realist adjusts the sails. William Arthur Ward, writer
  • Reality

This is not a matter of weapons. We are hopeful for God's help. The real matter is the extinction of America. And, God willing, it will fall to the ground. Mohammed Omar, clergyman
  • america

Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real. Tupac Shakur, musician
  • dreams

The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing. Abraham Lincoln, president
  • Reality

For some reason I've been labeled that and it's fine, but there are a lot of other artists that sing real traditional stuff, so I don't know why they picked me. That's what I've always done. Alan Jackson, musician
  • artists

Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick. Bruce Lee, actor
  • Reality

When you meet people, show real appreciation, then genuine curiosity. Martha Beck, author
  • appreciation

I reject your reality and substitute my own. Adam Savage, entertainer
  • reality

The only real progress lies in learning to be wrong all alone. Albert Camus, philosopher
  • alone

The real hero is always a hero by mistake; he dreams of being an honest coward like everybody else. Umberto Eco, novelist
  • being

The other night I ate at a real nice family restaurant. Every table had an argument going. George Carlin, comedian
  • argument

But even in the Christian religion, much of its real meaning is hidden by words that are misleading and symbols that but few understand. Ernest Holmes, theologian
  • christian

In a real dark night of the soul, it is always three o'clock in the morning, day after day. F. Scott Fitzgerald, author
  • morning

The real ornament of woman is her character, her purity. Mahatma Gandhi, leader
  • character

I play to win, whether during practice or a real game. And I will not let anything get in the way of me and my competitive enthusiasm to win. Michael Jordan, athlete
  • anything

Your goals, minus your doubts, equal your reality. Ralph Marston, writer
  • Reality

I accept reality and dare not question it. Walt Whitman, poet
  • Reality

In sports, you simply aren't considered a real champion until you have defended your title successfully. Winning it once can be a fluke; winning it twice proves you are the best. Althea Gibson, athlete
  • best

Whatever happens in the world is real, what one thinks should have happened is projection. We suffer more from our fictitious illusion and expectations of reality. Jacque Fresco, inventor
  • expectations

In every real man a child is hidden that wants to play. Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher
  • child

Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas. Calvin Coolidge, president
  • christmas

Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away. Philip K. Dick, writer
  • Reality

Meaning and reality were not hidden somewhere behind things, they were in them, in all of them. Hermann Hesse, novelist
  • Reality

Reality is something you rise above. Liza Minnelli, actress
  • Reality

Perhaps it is a universal truth that the loss of liberty at home is to be charged to provisions against danger, real or pretended, from abroad. James Madison, president
  • abroad

History will see advertising as one of the real evil things of our time. It is stimulating people constantly to want things, want this, want that. Malcolm Muggeridge, journalist
  • advertising

One of the definitions of sanity is the ability to tell real from unreal. Soon we'll need a new definition. Alvin Toffler, author
  • society

Reality is only a Rorschach ink-blot, you know. Alan Watts, philosopher
  • reality

Remember, a real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken new action. If there's no action, you haven't truly decided. Tony Robbins, author
  • action

I'm not afraid of werewolves or vampires or haunted hotels, I'm afraid of what real human beings to do other real human beings. Walter Jon Williams, writer
  • afraid

I believe that sometimes you have to look reality in the eye and deny it. Garrison Keillor, writer
  • Reality

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., leader
  • Reality

A theory must be tempered with reality. Jawaharlal Nehru, leader
  • Reality

I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts. Abraham Lincoln, president
  • truth

To be matter-of-fact about the world is to blunder into fantasy - and dull fantasy at that, as the real world is strange and wonderful. Robert A. Heinlein, writer
  • blunder

You can't know your real mind as long as you deceive yourself. Bodhidharma, leader
  • deceive

Reality is whatever refuses to go away when I stop believing in it. Philip K. Dick, writer
  • Reality

You cannot do wrong without suffering wrong. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet
  • Reality

Reality can destroy the dream; why shouldn't the dream destroy reality? George Moore,
  • Reality

There are occasions when it is undoubtedly better to incur loss than to make gain. Plautus, playwright
  • Reality

The successful people of this world take life as it comes. They just go out and deal with the world as it is. Ben Stein, actor
  • Reality

Reality is nothing but a collective hunch. Lily Tomlin, actress
  • Reality

It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver. Mahatma Gandhi, leader
  • fitness

Better reality than a dream: if something is real, then it's real and you're not to blame. Umberto Eco, novelist
  • blame

In the realm of ideas everything depends on enthusiasm... in the real world all rests on perseverance. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, poet
  • depends

Dream no small dream; it lacks magic. Dream large. Then make the dream real. Donald Wills Douglas, aviator
  • dream

Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength. Saint Francis de Sales, clergyman
  • strength

How hard it is, sometimes, to trust the evidence of one's senses! How reluctantly the mind consents to reality. Norman Douglas, writer
  • Reality

Our intention creates our reality. Wayne Dyer, psychologist
  • Reality

What is a lie? It is to say what is real is not real. It is to deny the existence of what exists. Peter Nivio Zarlenga,
  • Reality

The real community of man is the community of those who seek the truth, of the potential knowers. Allan Bloom, philosopher
  • community

I'm real excited. I'm so blessed to have so much peace and joy inside. I just can't keep quiet about it. Brian Welch, musician
  • blessed

Failure is authentic, and because it's authentic, it's real and genuine, and because of that, it's a pure state of being. Doug Coupland, author
  • authentic

I sometimes struggle, because my job is like the antithesis of what surfing is all about. Surfing's simple. It's real. Paul Walker, actor
  • antithesis

Poetry is the art of creating imaginary gardens with real toads. Marianne Moore, poet
  • poetry

Listen, real poetry doesn't say anything; it just ticks off the possibilities. Opens all doors. You can walk through anyone that suits you. Jim Morrison, musician
  • anyone

We must make the choices that enable us to fulfill the deepest capacities of our real selves. Thomas Merton, author
  • capacities

There is only one real sin and that is to persuade oneself that the second best is anything but second best. Doris Lessing, writer
  • best

The tragedy of modern war is that the young men die fighting each other - instead of their real enemies back home in the capitals. Edward Abbey, author
  • capitals

We all die. The goal isn't to live forever, the goal is to create something that will. Chuck Palahniuk, novelist
  • reality

I can't believe this is happening to me. The weirdest thing is it was just a dream, and now it's actually real. It's hard to believe sometimes. Carrie Underwood, musician
  • believe

Worship means reverence and humility it means revering your real self and humbling delusions. Bodhidharma, leader
  • religion

My belt holds my pants up, but the belt loops hold my belt up. I don't really know what's happening down there. Who is the real hero? Mitch Hedberg, comedian
  • belt

It's d`ej`a vu all over again! Yogi Berra, athlete
  • Reality

The world is so constructed, that if you wish to enjoy its pleasures, you must also endure its pains. Whether you like it or not, you cannot have one without the other. Swami Brahmanada,
  • Reality

It is astonishing what force, purity, and wisdom it requires for a human being to keep clear of falsehoods. Margaret Fuller, critic
  • Reality

The supreme reality of our time is the vulnerability of this planet. John Fitzgerald Kennedy, president
  • Reality

Reality is for people who can't face drugs. Laurence J. Peter, writer
  • Reality

You too must not count too much on your reality as you feel it today, since like yesterday, it may prove an illusion for you tomorrow. Luigi Pirandello, playwright
  • Reality

Reality isn't the way you wish things to be, nor the way they appear to be, but the way they actually are. Robert J. Ringer, writer
  • Reality

No authority is higher than reality. Peter Nivio Zarlenga,
  • Reality

You have another little drink, and I'll have another little drink, and maybe we can work up some real family feeling here. Irving Ravetch,
  • another

The real questions are: Does it solve a problem? Is it serviceable? How is it going to look in ten years? Charles Eames, designer
  • look

Ordinary riches can be stolen; real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you. Oscar Wilde, dramatist
  • infinitely

America did not invent human rights. In a very real sense human rights invented America. Jimmy Carter, president
  • america

Real courage is knowing what faces you and knowing how to face it. Timothy Dalton, actor
  • courage

I like a man who can be a real friend, has a good sense of humor, a good pair of shoes and a healthy gold card. Victoria Beckham, musician
  • card

The Buddha is your real body, your original mind. Bodhidharma, leader
  • body

Reality is not always probable, or likely. Jorge Luis Borges, poet
  • Reality

He who thinks he is raising a mound may only in reality be digging a pit. Ernest Bramah, writer
  • Reality

We are all living inside a box and we get our information from a box. The box is not real, but we are. James Dye,
  • Reality

It takes only one other person to say it's so-one other point of reality to make something real. Mal Pancoast,
  • Reality

In nature, the emphasis is in what is rather than what ought to be. Huston Smith, theologian
  • Reality

The unreal is natural, so natural that it makes of unreality the most natural of anything natural. That is what America does, and that is what America is. Gertrude Stein, author
  • Reality

If someone offers to furnish a sure test, ask what the test was which made the sure test sure. Source Unknown,
  • Reality

Why is it that reality, when set down untransposed in a book, sounds false? Simone Weil, philosopher
  • Reality

In formal logic, a contradiction is the signal of defeat, but in the evolution of real knowledge it marks the first step in progress toward a victory. Alfred North Whitehead, mathematician
  • contradiction

If you cannot learn to love real art at least learn to hate sham art. William Morris, designer
  • art

We never had it as rough as the kids have it today. Look at the price of a gallon of gas or a piece of real estate or a college education. Suze Orman, author
  • college

The real metric of success isn't the size of your bank account. It's the number of lives in whom you might be able to make a positive difference. Naveen Jain, businessman
  • able

If the weather's nice, I like to be outside exercising, but when it's colder, I'm a real homebody and I catch up on my reading. Jeremy Sumpter, actor
  • catch

I have realized that the past and future are real illusions, that they exist in the present, which is what there is and all there is. Alan Watts, philosopher
  • exist

In a very real sense, it will not be one man going to the moon it will be an entire nation. For all of us must work to put him there. John F. Kennedy, president
  • entire

It is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all. Laura Ingalls Wilder, author
  • life

When our thoughts - which bring actions - are filled with hate against anyone, Negro or white, we are in a living hell. That is as real as hell will ever be. George Washington Carver, scientist
  • actions

If you will practice being fictional for a while, you will understand that fictional characters are sometimes more real than people with bodies and heartbeats. Richard Bach, novelist
  • being

The real destroyer of the liberties of the people is he who spreads among them bounties, donations and benefits. Plutarch, philosopher
  • among

A man always has two reasons for doing anything: a good reason and the real reason. J. P. Morgan, businessman
  • leadership

There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort. Jane Austen, writer
  • home

Both in thought and in feeling, even though time be real, to realise the unimportance of time is the gate of wisdom. Bertrand Russell, philosopher
  • real

Real victories are those that protect human life, not those that result from its destruction or emerge from its ashes. King Hussein I, statesman
  • ashes

Sculpture occupies real space like we do... you walk around it and relate to it almost as another person or another object. Chuck Close, artist
  • almost

When I felt rather overcome with my father's opposition, I said as firmly as I could, that I must have this or something else, that I could not live without some real work. Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, scientist
  • father

If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can totally transform a million realities. Maya Angelou, poet
  • reality

When you get on stage, you can be anything. You are removed from reality in a way, the real world. Suzanne Farrell, dancer
  • anything

When all is said and done, the real citadel of strength of any community is in the hearts and minds and desires of those who dwell there. Everett Dirksen, politician
  • citadel

There's a place for all types of country music as long as there is honesty and realness and a real human experience for the fans. Wynonna Judd, musician
  • country

Once you go inside and weed through the muck, you will find the real beauty, the truth about yourself. Lindsay Wagner, actress
  • beauty

I don't see novels ending with any real sense of closure. Michael Ondaatje, author
  • closure

We believe that Lebanon has been the first real experience for all the Arabs. Bashar al-Assad, president
  • arabs

On sensitive issues, talk isn't cheap - it takes real courage to pry open topics nailed shut. Marvin Olasky, educator
  • cheap

Whoever realizes that the six senses aren't real, that the five aggregates are fictions, that no such things can be located anywhere in the body, understands the language of Buddhas. Bodhidharma, leader
  • anywhere

Beginning with exercise, the best training program available for real results is circuit training. Lee Haney, athlete
  • available

Fear not what is not real, never was and never will be. What is real, always was and cannot be destroyed. Bhagavad Gita, scripture
  • Reality

Reality, if rightly interpreted, is grander than fiction. Thomas Carlyle, philosopher
  • Reality

Facts as facts do not always create a spirit of reality, because reality is a spirit. G. K. Chesterton, writer
  • Reality

We must find our duties in what comes to us, not in what might have been. George Eliot, author
  • Reality

Realism is a bad word. In a sense everything is realistic. I see no line between the imaginary and the real. Federico Fellini, director
  • Reality

Reality in our century is not something to be faced. Graham Greene, playwright
  • Reality

Whatever is a reality today, whatever you touch and believe in and that seems real for you today, is going to be -- like the reality of yesterday -- an illusion tomorrow. Luigi Pirandello, playwright
  • Reality

The truly educated man is that rare individual who can separate reality from illusion. Source Unknown,
  • Reality

Climbing is unadulterated hard labor. The only real pleasure is the satisfaction of going where no man has been before and where few can follow. Annie Smith Peck,
  • climbing

Criminals are never very amusing. It's because they're failures. Those who make real money aren't counted as criminals. This is a class distinction, not an ethical problem. Orson Welles, actor
  • amusing

The real sin against life is to abuse and destroy beauty, even one's own even more, one's own, for that has been put in our care and we are responsible for its well-being. Katherine Anne Porter, journalist
  • beauty

The real question isn't whether you love your kids or not, but how well you are able to demonstrate your love and caring so that your children really feel loved. Stephanie Martson,
  • able

The subject of a good tragedy must not be realistic. Pierre Corneille, dramatist
  • realistic

Our lives are the only meaningful expression of what we believe and in Whom we believe. And the only real wealth, for any of us, lies in our faith. Gordon B. Hinckley, clergyman
  • believe

Our real interest starts with our neighbors... the future is about regional economies. Jean Charest, lawyer
  • economies

We created a show and a scenario for college students where they can take what they learn in class every day and apply it to the real world. Ross Martin,
  • apply

We all have these tendencies in us that could go this way or that. I think that's the real key in writing. To look at a character without judgment. Paul Haggis, director
  • character

Mitt Romney is a true Mormon. John Edwards and Bill Clinton are not real Mormons. It was not 'Brigham Young' they were chanting. It was 'Bring 'em young.' Evan Sayet, comedian
  • bill

I love movies that make me cry, because they're tapping into a real emotion in me, and I always think afterwards: how did they do that? John Lasseter, director
  • afterwards

The last real movie stars were probably Redford and Newman. And things were different then. There wasn't this amazing amount of magazines and information about them. George Clooney, actor
  • amazing

Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly. Rose Franken, playwright
  • anyone

It's definitely a shock to go from being 15 in high school to working. There's no real cushion there. There's no preparation at all. You learn by doing. Emma Stone, actress
  • being

Prime Minister Benjamin Netyanahu made it real clear. They're willing to be generous on some other concessions but not on the border issue. And I don't blame him. Herman Cain, businessman
  • benjamin

Would a real man get caught eating a twinkie? Andy Rooney, journalist
  • real

I am a real person that cares about his art and cares about what he's doing - I have a heart and a soul and want to touch people and give. LL Cool J, musician
  • art


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