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Reality Quotes

What you believe to be real might not be the same for the other person. Your perception of real can be proved authentic only when your understanding of a particular situation is based on universal laws and norms and not on illusionary beliefs. It is only through the universal laws of nature that an object, situation or phenomenon can be termed as real, rest all turns out to be mere illusion. Surf through these famous reality quotations and sayings to find out whether or not your beliefs are real.

Willie Nelson

If you got the money honey I got the time and when you run out of money honey I run out of time.

Carl Jung

Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.

James Madison

The loss of liberty at home is to be charged to the provisions against danger, real or imagined, from abroad.

Maya Angelou

I believe that every person is born with talent.


All men are born with a nose and ten fingers, but no one was born with a knowledge of God.

William Blake

He who binds to himself a joy Does the winged life destroy; But he who kisses the joy as it flies Lives in eternity's sun rise.

Emily Dickinson

A wounded deer leaps the highest.

William Morris

Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.


An imbalance between rich and poor is the oldest and most fatal ailment of all republics.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Youth comes but once in a lifetime.

Dorothy Day

Love casts out fear, but we have to get over the fear in order to get close enough to love them.

Dave Barry

Camping is nature's way of promoting the motel business.

Elbert Hubbard

A man is as good as he has to be, and a woman as bad as she dares.

Leo Buscaglia

Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself.

Denis Waitley

Change the changeable, accept the unchangeable, and remove yourself from the unacceptable.

Adolf Hitler

Hate is more lasting than dislike.

Princess Diana

When you are happy you can forgive a great deal.

Charlie Chaplin

All my pictures are built around the idea of getting in trouble and so giving me the chance to be desperately serious in my attempt to appear as a normal little gentleman.

Pablo Picasso

Everything you can imagine is real

Woody Allen

Dying is one of the few things that can be done as easily lying down.

Saint Augustine

Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility.

Billy Graham

Comfort and prosperity have never enriched the world as much as adversity has.

Alexis de Tocqueville

History is a gallery of pictures in which there are few originals and many copies.

Camille Paglia

Television is actually closer to reality than anything in books. The madness of TV is the madness of human life.

Paul Klee

Art does not reproduce the visible; rather, it makes visible.

Nikki Giovanni

A lot of people refuse to do things because they don't want to go naked, don't want to go without guarantee. But that's what's got to happen. You go naked until you die.

Charles Kingsley

Pain is no evil, unless it conquers us.

Denis Waitley

As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We cannot choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.

Mahatma Gandhi

Where there is love there is life.

Jimmy Carter

You can do what you have to do, and sometimes you can do it even better than you think you can.

Charlie Chaplin

Movies are a fad. Audiences really want to see live actors on a stage.

Stephen King

Get busy living, or get busy dying.

Ernest Hemingway

No weapon has ever settled a moral problem. It can impose a solution but it cannot guarantee it to be a just one.


A hero is born among a hundred, a wise man is found among a thousand, but an accomplished one might not be found even among a hundred thousand men.

John D. Rockefeller

I do not think that there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.

James Madison

Wherever there is interest and power to do wrong, wrong will generally be done.

Charles Dickens

A loving heart is the truest wisdom.

Ayn Rand

Force and mind are opposites; morality ends where a gun begins.

Henry James

It is art that makes life, makes interest, makes importance... and I know of no substitute whatever for the force and beauty of its process.

Alan Watts

I have realized that the past and future are real illusions, that they exist in the present, which is what there is and all there is.

Billie Jean King

That is where the power, opportunity, and choice come from-when you have money. Money equals opportunity. There is no question.

Emily Dickinson

Because I could not stop for death, He kindly stopped for me; The carriage held but just ourselves and immortality.

Thomas Hobbes

Science is the knowledge of consequences, and dependence of one fact upon another.

John Milton

No man who knows aught, can be so stupid to deny that all men naturally were born free.

Alice Walker

The experience of God, or in any case the possibility of experiencing God, is innate.

George Eliot

Acting is nothing more or less than playing. The idea is to humanize life.

Alexis de Tocqueville

I know of no country in which there is so little independence of mind and real freedom of discussion as in America.

Thomas Mann

A great truth is a truth whose opposite is also a truth.

Michel de Montaigne

A wise man sees as much as he ought, not as much as he can.

Bill Watterson

A real job is a job you hate.

Simone Weil

A test of what is real is that it is hard and rough. Joys are found in it, not pleasure. What is pleasant belongs to dreams.

Anatole France

It is better to understand little than to misunderstand a lot.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

A person is always startled when he hears himself called old for the first time.

John Greenleaf Whittier

One brave deed makes no hero.

Charles Kingsley

It is only the great hearted who can be true friends. The mean and cowardly, Can never know what true friendship means.

Warren G. Bennis

Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.

George Carlin

Don't sweat the petty things and don't pet the sweaty things.

Nelson Mandela

Does anybody really think that they didn't get what they had because they didn't have the talent or the strength or the endurance or the commitment?

Pamela Anderson

I don't really think about anything too much. I live in the present. I move on. I don't think about what happened yesterday. If I think too much, it kind of freaks me out..

Walt Disney

Disneyland is a show.

Andrew Jackson

It is a damn poor mind indeed which can't think of at least two ways to spell any word.

Charles Dickens

A day wasted on others is not wasted on one's self.

Charles Bukowski

It's possible to love a human being if you don't know them too well.

Billy Graham

A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone.

Bertrand Russell

Science is what you know, philosophy is what you don't know.

T. S. Eliot

Anxiety is the hand maiden of creativity.

Joseph Conrad

A man that is born falls into a dream like a man who falls into the sea. If he tries to climb out into the air as inexperienced people endeavor to do, he drowns.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A really great talent finds its happiness in execution.

Arthur Ashe

From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.

William Morris

The past is not dead, it is living in us, and will be alive in the future which we are now helping to make.

Tom Stoppard

If you carry your childhood with you, you never become older.

Garrison Keillor

I believe in looking reality straight in the eye and denying it.

Rita Mae Brown

Every action is either strong or weak, and when every action is strong we are successful.

Leo Buscaglia

Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.

Mahatma Gandhi

An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind.

Pablo Picasso

Action is the foundational key to all success.

Pamela Anderson

I have this phobia: I don't like mirrors. And I don't watch myself on television. If anything comes on, I make them shut it off, or I leave the room.

Carl Jung

Children are educated by what the grown-up is and not by his talk.

Alan Watts

But my dear man, reality is only a Rorschach ink-blot, you know.

Billie Jean King

Sports teaches you character, it teaches you to play by the rules, it teaches you to know what it feels like to win and lose-it teaches you about life.

T. S. Eliot

Humankind cannot bear very much reality.

Bill Bryson

There are things you just can't do in life. You can't beat the phone company, you can't make a waiter see you until he's ready to see you, and you can't go home again.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Each man must look to himself to teach him the meaning of life. It is not something discovered: it is something molded.

Annie Leibovitz

You don't have to sort of enhance reality. There is nothing stranger than truth.

Anais Nin

Dreams are necessary to life.


A few vices are sufficient to darken many virtues.


All philosophy lies in two words, sustain and abstain.

Zig Ziglar

Kids go where there is excitement. They stay where there is love.

Robert Browning

White shall not neutralize the black, nor good compensate bad in man, absolve him so: life's business being just the terrible choice.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

A woman is always younger than a man at equal years.

Emo Philips

You don't appreciate a lot of stuff in school until you get older. Little things like being spanked every day by a middle aged woman: Stuff you pay good money for in later life.”

Denis Waitley

A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside.

Mahatma Gandhi

For me, the different religions are beautiful flowers from the same garden, or they are branches of the same majestic tree. Therefore, they are equally true, though being received and interpreted through human instruments equally imperfect.

Drew Barrymore

I don't know anybody's road who's been paved perfectly for them, there are no manuals, you don't know what life has in store for you.

Princess Diana

Life is just a journey.

Pamela Anderson

I was not a big drug person. I couldn't smoke pot because it made me so paranoid that I couldn't tell if I had to pee or I was really cold, so I just didn't enjoy it.

Walt Disney

I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.