Reality Quotes

Reality does not conform to the ideal, but confirms it.

Gustave Flaubert

Reality is not protected or defended by laws, proclamations, ukases, cannons and armadas. Reality is that which is sprouting all the time out of death and disintegration.

Henry Miller

Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.

Philip K. Dick

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.

Douglas Everett

I reject your reality and substitute it for my own.

Adam Savage

Reality is merely an illusion, although a very persistent one

Albert Einstein

Reality is for those who lack imagination

Unknown

Reality is determined not by what scientists or anyone else says or believes but by what the evidence reveals to us

Alan Hale

Literature adds to reality, it does not simply describe it. It enriches the necessary competencies that daily life requires and provides; and in this respect, it irrigates the deserts that our lives have already become.

C.S. Lewis

Don't be afraid of the space between your dreams and reality. If you can dream it, you can make it so.

Unknown

Reality isn't the way you wish things to be, nor the way they appear to be, but the way they actually are.

Robert J. Ringer

Art must take reality by surprise.

F. Sagan

He who confronts the paradoxical exposes himself to reality

Friedrich D¸rrenmatt

The paradox of reality is that no image is as compelling as the one which exists only in the mind's eye.

Shana Alexander

Don't confuse facts with reality.

Robert D. Ballard

The basic tool for the manipulation of reality is the manipulation of words. If you can control the meaning of words, you can control the people who must use the words.

Philip K. Dick

Reality is nothing but a collective hunch.

Lily Tomlin

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

Niccolo Machiavelli

The first step in the risk management process is to acknowledge the reality of risk. Denial is a common tactic that substitutes deliberate ignorance for thoughtful planning.

Charles Tremper

As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain; and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.

Albert Einstein

The degree in which a poet's imagination dominates reality is, in the end, the exact measure of his importance and dignity

George Santayana

Reality is not always probable, or likely.

Jorge Luis Borges

The fear of poetry is an indication that we are cut off from our own reality

Muriel Rukeyser

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.

Salman Rushdie

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Updated On : March 24, 2014
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