Reality Quotes

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Outside, the ocean was crashing, waves hitting sand, then pulling back to sea. I thought of everything being washed away, again and again. We make such messes in this life, both accidentally and on purpose. But wiping the surface clean doesn't really make anything neater. It just masks what is below. It's only when you really dig down deep, go underground, that you can see who you really are.
[Sarah Dessen] [Reality] [Realization] [Self Discovery]

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There?s no way that Michael Jackson or whoever Jackson should have a million thousand droople billion dollars and then there?s people starving. There?s no way! There?s no way that these people should own planes and there people don?t have houses. Apartments. Shacks. Drawers. Pants! I know you?re rich. I know you got 40 billion dollars, but can you just keep it to one house? You only need ONE house. And if you only got two kids, can you just keep it to two rooms? I mean why have 52 rooms and you know there?s somebody with no room?! It just don?t make sense to me. It don?t.
[Money] [Reality] [Poverty] [Rich] [Tupac Shakur] [Hungry]

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Harry Potter isn?t real? Oh no! Wait, wait, what do you mean by real? Is this video blog real? Am I real if you can see me and hear me, but only through the internet? Are you real if I can read your comment but I don?t know who you are or what your name is or where you?re from or what you look like or how old you are? I know all of those things about Harry Potter. Maybe Harry Potter?s real and you?re not.
[Funny] [John Green] [Reality]

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In truth, there are only two realities: the one for people who are in love or love each other, and the one for people who are standing outside all that.
[Love] [Reality] [Charles Baxter]

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Reality is like a fruitcake; pretty enough to look at but with all sorts of nasty things lurking just beneath the surface.
[Reality] [A. Lee Martinez] [Fruitcake]

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Be in this world as if you were a stranger or a wayfarer. Prophet Muhammad, salallahu alayhi wasallam
[Inspirational] [Islam] [Reality] [Advice] [Order] [Lifestyle] [Command] [Directive] [Hadeeth] [Qur An] [Sunnah]

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Too much sanity may be madness. But maddest of all, to see life as it is, and not as it should be! Miguel Cervantes De Saavedra
[Reality] [Optimism] [Madness]

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Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it.
[Reality] [Stress] [Jane Wagner]

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Not only is the Universe stranger than we think, it is stranger than we can think.
[Science] [Reality] [Strange] [Physics] [Quantum] [Werner Heisenberg] [Particles]

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Anything was better than nothing. Half-full was better than empty. Ignorance was the lowest form of humiliation and suffering.
[Life] [Becca Fitzpatrick] [Reality] [Ignorance] [Suffering] [Humiliation]

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When we are unhurried and wise, we perceive that only great and worthy things have any permanent and absolute existence, that petty fears and petty pleasures are but the shadow of the reality.
[Fear] [Wisdom] [Reality] [Henry David Thoreau]

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...if something is there, you can only see it with your eyes open, but if it isn't there, you can see it just as well with your eyes closed. That's why imaginary things are often easier to see than real ones.
[Fantasy] [Imagination] [Reality] [Fiction] [On Fiction] [Illusions] [Children S] [Imaginary] [Norton Juster]

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He thought that the rose was to be found in its own eternity and not in his words; and that we may mention or allude to a thing, but not express it.
[Art] [Writing] [Reality] [Jorge Luis Borges]

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Shoving feathers up your butt does not make you a chicken.
[Reality] [Feathers] [Chickens] [Butts] [Brad Pitt]

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To gain something, you have to lose something. Amanullah Ashraf
[Life] [Reality] [Fact] [Personality]

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There are going to be times when you learn more about the world you?re entering and feel defeated when you see the gap between the ideal and the reality? But that?s something we?ll all face. The people that face those obstacles and overcome them are people whose dreams come true.
[Dreams] [Success] [Reality] [Support] [Anime] [Tsugumi Ohba] [Bakuman]

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Sometimes when you're upset it's so easy to forget what's real and go for what makes you feel better. (131)
[Reality] [Perception] [Charise Mericle Harper]

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Reality exists in the human mind, and nowhere else. Not in the individual mind, which can make mistakes, and in any case soon perishes: only in the mind of the Party, which is collective and immortal.
[Reality] [George Orwell]

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Twisted and perverse are the ways of the human mind," Jane intoned. "Pinocchio was such a dolt to try to become a real boy. He was much better off with a wooden head.
[Humanity] [Reality] [Orson Scott Card] [Human Mind] [Real Boy]

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Memory warps time, as it does the sights and sounds and smells of reality; for what shapes it is emotion, which can twist what seems clear, just as the surface of a pond seems to bend the stick thrust into the water.
[Memory] [Reality] [Remember] [Bias] [Sherwood Smith]