Photography, as we all know, is not real at all. It is an illusion of reality with which we create our own private world.
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.
It is not the language of painters but the language of nature which one should listen to. . . . The feeling for the things themselves, for reality, is more important than the feeling for pictures.
In photography, if I am able to evoke not only a feeling of the reality of the surface physical world but also a feeling of the reality of existence that lies mysteriously and invisibly beneath its surface, I feel I have succeeded. At its best, photography is a symbol that not only serves to help illuminate some of the darkness of the unknown, but it also serves to lessen the fears that too often accompany the journeys from the known to the unknown.
Good writers define reality; bad ones merely restate it. A good writer turns fact into truth; a bad writer will, more often than not, accomplish the opposite
The fact that political ideologies are tangible realities is not a proof of their vitally necessary character. The bubonic plague was an extraordinarily powerful social reality, but no one would have regarded it as vitally necessary.
Meditation upon the unknown Thought He thought was real meditation. No, meditation is not and cannot be On any thought. Meditation is a
conscious withdrawal From the thought-world. Meditation is the place Where Reality, Divinity and Immortality Can each claim their own Perennial
A pleasant illusion is better than a harsh reality
A pleasant illusion is better than a harsh reality.
Reality i merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
The highest problem of any art is to cause by appearance the illusion of a higher reality.
Illusions commend themselves to us because they save us pain and allow us to enjoy pleasure instead. We must therefore accept it without complain when they sometimes collide with a bit of reality against which they are dashed to pieces.
Better a dish of illusion and a hearty appetite for life, than a feast of reality and indigestion therewith.
Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very
exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.
You must maintain unwavering faith that you can and will prevail in the end, regardless of the difficulties, AND at the same time, have the discipline to confront the most brutal facts of your current reality, whatever they might be
Reality challenges and rewards. I believe our best days are yet to come
If you believe that feeling bad or worrying long enough will change a past or future event, then you are residing on another planet with a different reality system.
If you believe that feeling bad or worrying long enough will change
a past or future event, then you are residing on another planet
with a different reality system.
Someone's opinion of you does not have to become your reality.
Space by itself, and time by itself, are doomed to fade away into mere shadows, and only a kind union of the two will preserve an independent reality
Words, as is well known, are great foes of reality
Share whatever it is you're ashamed about. You may think you can hide your shame by not talking about it, but in reality, it's your shame that's hiding you.
You are a human being. You have rights inherent in that reality. You have dignity and worth that exists prior to law.
When you are in Love you can't fall asleep because reality is better than your dreams.
Loneliness is not cured by human company. Loneliness is cured by contact with reality.