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Reality quotes and quotations

Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
Albert Einstein

Nothing real can be threatened. Nothing unreal exists.
Helen Schucman

I accept reality and dare not question it.
Walt Whitman

A theory must be tempered with reality.
Jawaharlal Nehru

The real distinction is between those who adapt their purposes to reality and those who seek to mold reality in the light of their purposes.
Henry Kissinger

Realism...has no more to do with reality than anything else.
Hob Broun

Reality is nothing but a collective hunch.
Jane Wagner

Reality is something you rise above.
Liza Minnelli

I've wrestled with reality for 35 years, Doctor, and I'm happy to state I finally won out over it.
Mary Chase

We must learn to tailor our concepts to fit reality, instead of trying to stuff reality into our concepts.
Victor Daniels

Realists do not fear the results of their study.
Fyodor Dostoevski

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

Imagination is the one weapon in the war against reality.
Jules de Gaultier

Reality is a crutch for people who can't cope with drugs.
Lily Tomlin

In reality, serendipity accounts for one percent of the blessings we receive in life, work and love. The other 99 percent is due to our efforts.
Peter McWilliams

It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.
Robert H Goddard

The stupendous fact that we stand in the midst of reality will always be something far more wonderful than anything we do.
Erich Gutkind

It has sometimes been said that we find nowhere in nature an analogue of the difference between "happens" and "is,"on the one hand, and "ought," on the other hand.
Wolfgang Kohler

Everything you can imagine is real.
Pablo Picasso

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

Humankind cannot stand very much reality.
T. S. Eliot

People see the world not as it is, but as they are.
Al Lee

You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
Malcolm X

Set up as an ideal the facing of reality as honestly and as cheerfully as possible.
Dr Karl Menninger

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.
Simone Weil

My greatest enemy is reality. I have fought it successfully for thirty years.
Margaret Anderson

The realist is the man, who having weighed all the visible factors in a given situation and having found that the odds are against him, decides that fighting is useless.
Raoul De Sales

Darkness is the absence of light. Absences do not exist. Sin does not exist .
Rajneesh

There is only one admirable form of the imagination: the imagination that is so intense that it creates a new reality, that it makes things happen.
Sean O'Faolain

Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
John Lennon

The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
Abraham Lincoln

Your goals, minus your doubts, equal your reality.
Ralph Marston

A theory must be tempered with reality.
Nehru

It takes only one other person to say it's so- one other point of reality to make something real.
Mal Pancoast

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

Imagination is the one weapon in the war against reality.
Jules de Gaultier

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

For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
Richard Feynman

Reality is the leading cause of stress for those in touch with it.
Jack Wagner

Reality is for people who can't face drugs.
Laurence J. Peter

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

The realist is the man, who having weighed all the visible factors in a given situation and having found that the odds are against him, decides that fighting is useless.
Raoul De Sales

In nature, the emphasis is in what is rather than what ought to be.
Huston Smith
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

There are intangible realities which float near us, formless and without words; realities which no one has thought out, and which are excluded for lack of interpreters.
Natalie Clifford Barney

One might speak to great length of the three corners of realitywhat was seen, what was thought to be seen, and what was thought ought to be seen.
Marvel Bell

The reality of life is that your perceptions -- right or wrong -- influence everything else you do. When you get a proper perspective of your perceptions, you may be surprised how many other things fall into place.
Roger Birkman

How hard it is, sometimes, to trust the evidence of one's senses! How reluctantly the mind consents to reality.
Norman Douglas

A cause a day keeps reality away.
Jim Fraser

Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
Bruce Lee

The camera makes everyone a tourist in other people's reality, and eventually in one's own.
Susan Sontag

What our eyes behold may well be the text of life but one's meditations on the text and the disclosures of these meditations are no less a part of the structure of reality.
Wallace Stevens

Reality is nothing but a collective hunch.
Lily Tomlin

Everything is a dangerous drug except reality, which is unendurable.
Cyril Connolly

You bluffed me! I don't like it when people bluff me. It makes me question my perception of reality.
Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider

Set up as an ideal the facing of reality as honestly and as cheerfully as possible.
Dr. Karl Menninger

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