Tuesday, 1 March 2011

Quotes on Reality

One day it will have to be officially admitted...what we have christened reality is an even greater illusion than the world of dreams ~ Salvador Dali #quote

Reality is not a basis for overcoming objections. ~ J.W. Gorman #quote

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

For what we regard as reality is conditioned by the theory to which we subscribe ~ Stephen Hawking #quote

Reality leaves a lot to the imagination. ~ John Lennon #quote

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

It's not denial. I'm just selective about the reality I accept. ~ Bill Watterson #quote

You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model...~ Richard Buckminster Fuller #quote

Art is not a mirror held up to reality but a hammer with which to shape it. ~ Bertolt Brecht #quote

Chaos is the score upon which reality is written. ~ Henry Miller #quote

Censors tend to do what only psychotics do: they confuse reality with illusion. ~ David Cronenberg #quote

Reality continues to ruin my life. ~ Bill Watterson #quote

It is the job of poetry to clean up our word-clogged reality by creating silences around things.  ~ Stephen Mallarme #quote

But my dear man, reality is only a Rorschach ink-blot, you know.  ~ Alan Watts #quote

I am a thread too slender / To suspend all this reality... ~ Phillip Pulfrey #quote

Okay, who put a "stop payment" on my reality check?  ~ Author Unknown #quote

Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality. ~ Edgar Alen Poe #quote

I paint and sculpt to get a grip on reality... to protect myself. ~ Alberto Giacometti #quote

My relationship to reality has been so utterly skewed for so long that I don't even notice it any more. It's just my reality. ~ Ethan Hawke #quote


When we dream alone it is only a dream, but when many dream together it is the beginning of a new reality. ~ Friedensreich Hundertwasser #quote

It is not necessary to deny another's reality in order to affirm your own. ~ Anne Wilson Schaef #quote

Between the idea / And the reality / Between the motion / And the act / Falls the Shadow ~ T.S. Eliot #quote

The Guide is definitive.  Reality is often inaccurate. ~ The Restaurant at the End of the Universe by Douglas Adams #quote

Cloquet hated reality but realized it was still the only place to get a good steak. ~ Woody Allen #quote

A cause a day keeps reality away. ~ Jim Fraser #quote

We are shaped by each other. We adjust not to the reality of a world, but to the reality of other thinkers. ~ Joseph Chilton Pearce #quote

Bad humor is an evasion of reality; good humor is an acceptance of it. ~ Malcolm Muggeridge #quote

The belief that one's own view of reality is the only reality is the most dangerous of all delusions. ~ Paul Watzlawick #quote

But in reality we are accompanied by the whole dancing universe. ~ Ruth St. Denis #quote

Reality is nothing but a collective hunch. ~ Lily Tomlin #quote

I believe that sometimes you have to look reality in the eye and deny it. ~ Garrison Keillor #quote

One person's craziness is another person's reality. ~ Tim Burton #quote

Reality is frequently inaccurate. ~ Douglas Adams #quote

Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality. ~ Jules de Gautier #quote


Reality is the leading cause of stress among those in touch with it. ~ The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe #linesfrommovies

Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced. ~ Soren Kierkegaard #quote

It is sometimes an appropriate response to reality to go insane. ~ Philip K. Dick #quote

Humankind cannot stand very much reality. ~ T. S. Eliot #quote

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