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The realist is the man, who having weighed all the visible factors in a given situation and having found that the odds are against him, decides that fighting is useless. (Quote by - Raoul De Sales)

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. (Quote by - Daniel Boorstin)

My greatest enemy is reality. I have fought it successfully for thirty years. (Quote by - Margaret Anderson)

Reality does not conform to the ideal, but confirms it. (Quote by - Gustave Flaubert)

Just as man can't exist without his body, so no rights can exist without the right to translate one's rights into reality, to think, to work and keep the results, which means: the right of property. (Quote by - Ayn Rand)

Literary works cannot be taken over like factories, or literary forms of expression like industrial methods. Realist writing, of which history offers many widely varying examples, is likewise conditioned by the question of how, when and for what class it is made use of. (Quote by - Bertolt Brecht)

Listening to both sides of a story will convince you that there is more to a story than both sides. (Quote by - Frank Tyger)

But in the end all religions tend to point to the same light. In between the light and us, sometimes there are too many rules. (Quote by - Paulo Coelho)

You get criticized most when you deserve it least. (Quote by - Larry Nyland)

Anything, everything, can be learned if you can just get yourself in a little patch of real ground, real nature, real wood, real anything and just sit still and watch. (Quote by - Lauren Hutton)

How to achieve such anomalies, such alterations and re-fashionings of reality so what comes out of it are lies, if you like, but lies that are more than literal truth. (Quote by - Vincent Van Gogh)

There are some people who live in a dream world, and there are some who face reality; and then there are those who turn one into the other. (Quote by - Douglas Everett)

If God is a reality, and the soul is a reality, and you are an immortal being, what are you doing with your Bible shut? (Quote by - Herrick Johnson)

Reality is a question of perspective; the further you get from the past, the more concrete and plausible it seems -- but as you approach the present, it inevitably seems incredible. (Quote by - Salman Rushdie)

Footnotes are the finer-suckered surfaces that allow testicular paragraphs to hold fast to the wider reality of the library. (Quote by - Nicholson Baker)

The reality is that in much of industrialized societies, we are completely addicted to comfort. We are a society of addicts. (Quote by - Julia Butterfly Hill)

The fantasist in whom the reality barrier has broken down is unreliable, believing things when he should not, and telling things as true when they are not. (Quote by - Simon Blackburn)

Reality is not always probable, or likely. (Quote by - Jorge Luis Borges)

What we call reality is an agreement that people have arrived at to make life more livable. (Quote by - Louise Nevelson)

The American dream of rags to riches is a dream for a reason - it is hard to achieve; were everyone to do it, it wouldn't be a dream but would rather be reality. (Quote by - Robert Fulton)

The resounding advice is to get on with it in your own life and get your own house in order. (Quote by - KT Tunstall)

In reality, everyone is good in bed. What's there to not be good at? Bed is the one place where laziness is rewarded. (Quote by - John Dobbin)

Some memories are realities, and are better than anything that can ever happen to one again. (Quote by - Willa Sibert Cather)

Realism ... has no more to do with reality than anything else. (Quote by - Hob Broun)

It has sometimes been said that we find nowhere in nature an analogue of the difference between "happens" and "is,"on the one hand, and "ought," on the other hand. (Quote by - Wolfgang Kohler)


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