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What are the best realism quotes?

We've gathered this hand-picked list of quotes to show you what is realism!

Whether a inspirational quote from your favorite celebrity Dawn Powell, Oscar Wilde or an motivational message about giving it your best from a successful business person, we can all benefit from a famous realism quote.

Satire is people as they are; romanticism, people as they would like to be; realism, people as they seem with their insides left out. — Dawn Powell

While we look to the dramatist to give romance to realism, we ask of the actor to give realism to romance. — Oscar Wilde

True realism consists in revealing the surprising things which habit keeps covered and prevents us from seeing. — Jean Cocteau

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

Hollywood always wanted me to be pretty, but I fought for realism. — Bette Davis

Magic Realism is not new. The label's new, the specific Latin American form of it is new, its modern popularity is new, but it's been around as long as literature has been around. — Terri Windling

I think sincerity was my sole aesthetic and realism my experimental technique. — Edmund White

We have come tardily to the tremendous task of cleaning up our environment. We should have moved with similar zeal at least a decade ago. But no purpose is served by post-mortems. With visionary zeal but the greatest realism, we must now address ourselves to the vast problems that confront us. — Gerald R. Ford