Reality Quotes

Now that this legislation has passed the House, I look forward to the vote in the Senate that will bring us to Conference, where we can resolve any outstanding issues and make this postal reform reality - for the Postal Service and for all Americans.

John McHugh

The mountains were his masters. They rimmed in life. They were the cup of reality, beyond growth, beyond struggle and death. They were his absolute unity in the midst of eternal change.


Hope is the denial of reality.

Margaret Weis

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

The Long and the Short and the Tall made a great impression on me because it was a very ugly tale about the reality of soldiering at a time when we were being gung-ho about the whole thing of war.

Timothy West

Nonsense is that which does not fit into the prearranged patterns which we have superimposed on reality...Nonsense is nonsense only when we have not yet found that point of view from which it makes sense.

Gary Zukav

Admittedly, as the economic "symbolism got farther and farther from reality, it required more and more ceremony to keep it up.

Robert H. Nelson

In reality, we are all travelers - even explorers of mortality.

Thomas S. Monson

For me, the first fact of human existence is the human body. But if you embrace the reality of the human body, you embrace mortality, and that is a very difficult thing for anything to do because the self-conscious mind cannot imagine non-existence. It's impossible to do.

David Cronenberg

The acceptance that all that is solid has melted into the air, that reality and morality are not givens but imperfect human constructs, is the point from which fiction begins.

Salman Rushdie

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

Everything is becoming science fiction. From the margins of an almost invisible literature has sprung the intact reality of the 20th century.

J G Ballard

The difference between fiction and reality is that fiction has to make sense.

Tom Clancy

Fiction reveals truth that reality obscures.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Bad humour is an evasion of reality; good humour is an acceptance of it.

Malcolm Muggeridge
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