Reality Quotes

Some photographers take reality...and impose the domination of their own thought and spirit. Others come before reality more tenderly and a photograph to them is an instrument of love and revelation.

Ansel Adams

Photography, as we all know, is not real at all. It is an illusion of reality with which we create our own private world.

Arnold Newman

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

Friedrich Nietzsche

The photograph itself doesn't interest me. I want only to capture a minute part of reality.

Henri Cartier Bresson

A harmonious combination... enough abstraction that the image is sustained by the eye; enough reality that it is sustained by reason and experience. Share this quote with a friend

Jean Helion

Poetry is the deification of reality.

Dame Edith Sitwell

Miracles are vision that supercedes reality.

Mr. Prophet

All my writing is about the recognition that there is no single reality. But the beauty of it is that you nevertheless go on, walking towards utopia, which may not exist, on a bridge which might end before you reach the other side.

Marguerite Young

Canadian nationalism is a subtle, easily misunderstood but powerful reality, expressed in a way that is not to state directed - something like a beer commercial or the death of a significant Canadian figure.

Paul Kopas

People who shut their eyes to reality simply invite their own destruction, and anyone who insists on remaining in a state of innocence long after that innocence is dead turns himself into a monster.

James Baldwin

The natural superiority of women is a biological fact, and a socially acknowledged reality.

Ashley Montagu

Yoga does not remove us from the reality or responsibilities of everyday life but rather places our feet firmly and resolutely in the practical ground of experience. We don't transcend our lives; we return to the life we left behind in the hopes of something better.


Freedom is not found in escaping "this" or possessing "that" . . . Real freedom is the active understanding that the world of "this and that" is a window into a higher order of reality not limited by the opposites.

Guy Finley

The only world in which "defeat" exists as a reality is the one darkened by the false idea that what may have happened to us a moment ago is the same as what's possible for us to achieve now.

Guy Finley

There are more things, Lucilius, that frighten us than injure us, and we suffer more in imagination than in reality

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