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We can evade reality, but we cannot evade the consequences of evading reality. (Quote by - Ayn Rand)

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

Generally students are the best vehicles for passing on ideas, for their thoughts are plastic and can be moulded and they can adjust the ideas of old men to the shape of reality as they find it in villages and hills of China or in ghettos and suburbs of America. (Quote by - Theodore H White)

Our plans never turn out as tasty as reality. (Quote by - Ram Dass)

The degree in which a poet's imagination dominates reality is, in the end, the exact measure of his importance and dignity (Quote by - George Santayana)

For the great majority of mankind are satisfied with appearance, as though they were realities and are often more influenced by the things that seem than by those that are (Quote by - Niccolo Machiavelli)

To gain what is worth having, it may be necessary to lose everything else. (Quote by - Bernadette Devlin)

Orwell is almost our litmus test. Some of his satirical writing looks like reality these days. (Quote by - John Pilger)

In times like these it helps to recall that there have always been times like these. (Quote by - Paul Harvey)

Pervading nationalism imposes its dominion on man today in many different forms and with an aggressiveness that spares no one. The challenge that is already with us is the temptation to accept as true freedom what in reality is only a new form of slavery. (Quote by - Pope John Paul II)

To paint things as they are requires a minute attention, and employs the memory rather than the fancy. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

Fiction reveals truths that reality obscures. (Quote by - Jessamyn West)

When people say there is too much violence in [my books], what they are saying is there is too much reality in life. (Quote by - Joyce Carol Oates)

Imagination is the one weapon in the war against reality. (Quote by - Jules de Gaultier)

Relativity teaches us the connection between the different descriptions of one and the same reality. (Quote by - Albert Einstein)

Gertrude Jekyll, like Monet, was a painter with poor eyesight, and their gardens - his at Giverny in the Seine valley, hers in Surrey - had resemblances that may have sprung from this condition. Both loved plants that foamed and frothed over walls and pergolas, spread in tides beneath trees; both saw flowers in islands of colored light - an image the normal eye captures only by squinting. (Quote by - Eleanor Perenyi)

Reality is the name we give to our disappointments. (Quote by - Mason Cooley)

Great leadership does not mean running away from reality. Sometimes the hard truths might just demoralize the company, but at other times sharing difficulties can inspire people to take action that will make the situation better. (Quote by - John Kotter)

Time is really for those who really need it. I mean, I deal with it. A lot of people are slaves to the second, minute hand. I can't do that! (Quote by - Ben Harper)

I am happy to report that in the war between reality and romance, reality is not the stronger. (Quote by - John Steinbeck)

Reality cannot be ignored except at a price; and the longer the ignorance is persisted in, the higher and more terrible becomes the price that must be paid. (Quote by - Aldous Leonard Huxley)

It's strange that so many people think it's glamorous and fun to be on a set, I guess it shows they do a good job of hiding reality! (Quote by - Michael Jeter)

What is reality anyway! It's nothing but a collective hunch. (Quote by - Jane Wagner)

Realism should only be the means of expression of religious genius... or, at the other extreme, the artistic expressions of monkeys which are quite satisfied with mere imitation. In fact, art is never realistic though sometimes it is tempted to be. To be really realistic a description would have to be endless. (Quote by - Albert Camus)

I feel not unlike a small boy, waking from a bad dream to find reality not much of an improvement. (Quote by - John Byrne)


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