It is far better to grasp the universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring.
— Carl Sagan

For me, it is far better to grasp the Universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring.
Carl Sagan reassuring quote

Smile, for everyone lacks self-confidence and more than any other one thing a smile reassures them.
— Andre Maurois

One advantage in keeping a diary is that you become aware with reassuring clarity of the changes which you constantly suffer.
— Franz Kafka

The bigger the real-life problems, the greater the tendency for the discipline to retreat into a reassuring fantasy-land of abstract theory and technical manipulation.
— reassuring quotation by Tom Naylor