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You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams. Dr. Seuss, writer

A single dream is more powerful than a thousand realities. J. R. R. Tolkien, novelist

Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced. Soren Kierkegaard, philosopher

Let us make our future now, and let us make our dreams tomorrow's reality. Malala Yousafzai, activist

The Utopias of one age have been the realities of the next. Charles Sumner, politician

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

The permanent temptation of life is to confuse dreams with reality. The permanent defeat of life comes when dreams are surrendered to reality. James A. Michener, novelist

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. Jim Morrison, musician

Reality leaves a lot to the imagination. John Lennon, musician

It is sometimes an appropriate response to reality to go insane. Philip K. Dick, writer

You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality. Walt Disney, cartoonist

A spiritual person is also in touch with his or her own reality, feelings and thoughts, and the reality of the people around him or her, not projecting on them. Keith Miller, author

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

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

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

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

Perception is reality. Lee Atwater, politician

You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you. Ray Bradbury, writer

I never paint dreams or nightmares. I paint my own reality. Frida Kahlo, artist

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

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

Art must take reality by surprise. Francoise Sagan, playwright

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

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

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

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

Reality is something you rise above. Liza Minnelli, actress

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

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

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

Nothing is real. John Lennon, musician

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

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

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

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

I'm trying to stay as calm as possible and focus one day at a time, but when reality sets in, I feel everything: anxiety, excitement, nerves, pressure and joy. Shawn Johnson, athlete

Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality. Warren G. Bennis, psychologist

Nothing ever becomes real 'til it is experienced. John Keats, poet

Imagination creates reality. Richard Wagner, composer

You know when you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams. Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel),

Our intention creates our reality. Wayne Dyer, psychologist

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

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

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 is nothing but a collective hunch. Lily Tomlin, actress

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

Surrealism had a great effect on me because then I realised that the imagery in my mind wasn't insanity. Surrealism to me is reality. John Lennon, musician

Reality is just a crutch for people who can't handle drugs. Robin P. Williams,

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

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

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,

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

Dreams become reality when we put our minds to it. Queen Latifah, musician

Humankind cannot bear very much reality. T. S. Eliot, poet

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. Martin Luther King, Jr., leader

Bad humor is an evasion of reality; good humor is an acceptance of it. Malcolm Muggeridge, journalist

If you don't change, reality in the end forces that change upon you. Stuart Wilde, author

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

The more a man matures the more he's able to look beyond a woman's appearance and see who she really is. Tony Gaskins, speaker

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

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,

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

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

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

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

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

No authority is higher than reality. Peter Nivio Zarlenga,

Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly. I can never be what I ought to be until you are what you ought to be. This is the interrelated structure of reality. Martin Luther King, Jr., leader

For years, reality has been nipping at the heels of satire. Now, it's finally caught up. I don't need to make this stuff up. Paul Krassner, journalist

When we dream alone it is only a dream, but when many dream together it is the beginning of a new reality. Friedensreich Hundertwasser, architect

If you align expectations with reality, you will never be disappointed. Terrell Owens, athlete

While I recognize the necessity for a basis of observed reality... true art lies in a reality that is felt. Odilon Redon, artist

Few people have the imagination for reality. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, poet

It is not good enough for things to be planned - they still have to be done; for the intention to become a reality, energy has to be launched into operation. Walt Kelly, cartoonist

Imagination is not something apart and hermetic, not a way of leaving reality behind; it is a way of engaging reality. Irving Howe, historian

It takes in reality only one to make a quarrel. It is useless for the sheep to pass resolutions in favor of vegetarianism, while the wolf remains of a different opinion. Dean Inge, author

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

The belief that one's own view of reality is the only reality is the most dangerous of all delusions. Paul Watzlawick, psychologist

Borrowing knowledge of reality from all sources, taking the best from every study, Science of Mind brings together the highest enlightenment of the ages. Ernest Holmes, theologian

I submit that an individual who breaks the law that conscience tells him is unjust and willingly accepts the penalty by staying in jail to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the very highest respect for law. Martin Luther King, Jr., leader

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

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

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

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,

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

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

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

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

Other people's opinion of you does not have to become your reality. Les Brown, motivational speaker

The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless. Jean-Jacques Rousseau, philosopher

By its very nature the beautiful is isolated from everything else. From beauty no road leads to reality. Hannah Arendt, historian

Reality is just a crutch for people who can't cope with drugs. Robin Williams, comedian

Reality is the leading cause of stress among those in touch with it. Lily Tomlin, actress

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. Martin Luther King, Jr., leader

There are many ways to be free. One of them is to transcend reality by imagination, as I try to do. Anais Nin, author

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

Doffing the ego's safe glory, he finds his naked reality. Dag Hammarskjold, diplomat

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

The supernatural birth of Christ, his miracles, his resurrection and ascension, remain eternal truths, whatever doubts may be cast on their reality as historical facts. David Friedrich Strauss, theologian

I paint to evoke a changing language of symbols, a language with which to remark upon the qualities of our mysterious capacities which direct us toward ultimate reality. Morris Graves, artist

In reality, we are all travelers - even explorers of mortality. Thomas S. Monson, clergyman

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

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

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

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

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

I prefer the honest jargon of reality to the outright lies of books. Jean Rostand, scientist

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

Like the physical, the psychical is not necessarily in reality what it appears to us to be. Sigmund Freud, psychologist

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

My character in 'Prison Break' needs to be formidable. In reality, I'm not very tough at all. Wentworth Miller, actor

I am just like 99% of my friends in France, who say on their resume they can speak fluent English. In reality, they can't even count up to three. Greg Akcelrod, actor

Ten years from now, I would like to see myself successful as a brand, like Jessica Simpson, with babies running around and a beautiful husband and my own reality show. Nicole Polizzi, celebrity

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

Without art, the crudeness of reality would make the world unbearable. George Bernard Shaw, dramatist

Fiction reveals truths that reality obscures. Jessamyn West, author

In order to keep anything cultural, logical, or ideological, you have to reinvent the reality of it. Ani DiFranco, musician

The Rockwell magazine cover was more a part of the American reality than a record of it. Arthur C. Danto, critic

Poetry is the deification of reality. Edith Sitwell, poet

It is an immutable law in business that words are words, explanations are explanations, promises are promises-but only performance is reality. Harold S. Geneen, businessman

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. Joshua Logan, director

The paradox of reality is that no image is as compelling as the one which exists only in the mind's eye. Shana Alexander, journalist

I've wrestled with reality for 35 years, and I'm happy, Doctor, I finally won out over it. Jimmy Stewart, actor

You can close your eyes to reality but not to memories. Stanislaw Lec, poet

Believe that with your feelings and your work you are taking part in the greatest; the more strongly you cultivate this belief, the more will reality and the world go forth from it. Rainer Maria Rilke, poet

The Guide is definitive. Reality is frequently inaccurate. Douglas Adams, writer

Sometimes you have to look reality in the eye, and deny it. Garrison Keillor, writer

The word "Christianity" is already a misunderstanding - in reality there has been only one Christian, and he died on the Cross. Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher

Life is one big road with lots of signs. So when you riding through the ruts, don't complicate your mind. Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy. Don't bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality. Wake Up and Live! Bob Marley, musician

War is wretched beyond description, and only a fool or a fraud could sentimentalize its cruel reality. John McCain, politician

You can not apply mathematics as long as words still becloud reality. Hermann Weyl, mathematician

Since we cannot change reality, let us change the eyes which see reality. Nikos Kazantzakis, writer

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

I suffer from Irish-Catholic guilt. Guilt is a good reality check. It keeps that 'do what makes you happy' thing in check. Edward Burns, actor

That's always an interesting concept when you try to make your dream into a reality and you come up against the facts of exactly what it is you're attempting to do. Karl Urban, actor

[Horror fiction] shows us that the control we believe we have is purely illusory, and that every moment we teeter on chaos and oblivion. Clive Barker, writer

Aloneness is nearer God, nearer reality. Gwen John, artist

I do not conceive of any reality at all as without genuine unity. Gottfried Leibniz, philosopher

Well, we all start thinking we're going to be Romantic rock stars, but then reality hits and you realize no one reads you but other poets. George Murray, poet

I have no idea how I'm perceived in America because I don't live the reality of America. Monica Bellucci, actress

My earliest poems sing of the absolute necessity of allowing love to invade and pervade one's life. That can make the miracle happen in reality. Try it. James Broughton, director

Given that external reality is a fiction, the writer's role is almost superfluous. He does not need to invent the fiction because it is already there. J. G. Ballard, author

There are. intangible realities which float near us, formless and without words; realities which no one has thought out, and which are excluded for lack of interpreters. Natalie Clifford Barney, author

The very definition of the real has become: that of which it is possible to give an equivalent reproduction. . . The real is not only what can be reproduced, but that which is always already reproduced: that is the hyperreal Jean Baudrillard, sociologist

One might speak to great length of the three corners of reality what was seen, what was thought to be seen, and what was thought ought to be seen. Marvel Bell,

The reality of life is that your perceptions -- right or wrong -- influence everything else you do. When you get a proper perspective of your perceptions, you may be surprised how many other things fall into place. Roger Birkman,

This sort of adoration of the real is but a heightening of the beau ideal. Lord (George Gordon) Byron, poet

To hell with reality! I want to die in music, not in reason or in prose. People don't deserve the restraint we show by not going into delirium in front of them. To hell with them! LouisFerdinand Celine,

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