Monday, April 21, 2014

R is for Quotes about Reality

Is Reality at the end of this rainbow?  What do you think?

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

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

Are you really sure that a floor can't also be a ceiling? ~M.C. Escher
  Most passport pictures are good likenesses, and it is time we faced it. ~Katharine Brush

 How do we know that the sky is not green and we are all colour-blind? ~Author Unknown

 There are no facts, only interpretations. ~Friedrich Nietzsche

What is reality anyway! It's nothing but a collective hunch. ~Jane Wagner, The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe, 1985, performed by Lily Tomlin

  What was once called the objective world is a sort of Rorschach ink blot, into which each culture, each system of science and religion, each type of personality, reads a meaning only remotely derived from the shape and color of the blot itself. ~Lewis Mumford, "Orientation to Life," The Conduct of Life, 1951

Reality leaves a lot to the imagination. ~John Lennon

  Few people have the imagination for reality. ~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

To treat your facts with imagination is one thing, but to imagine your facts is another. ~John Burroughs
 I have a very firm grasp on reality! I can reach out and strangle it any time! ~Author Unknown

Listening to both sides of a story will convince you that there is more to a story than both sides. ~Frank Tyger

Did you ever wonder if the person in the puddle is real, and you're just a reflection of him? ~Calvin and Hobbes

How reluctantly the mind consents to reality! ~Norman Douglas

   Reality is a palette that humans paint on to let themselves sleep better at night. ~Author Unknown

  I believe in a real, physical world. I figure if the world existed only in my mind, it would pay more attention to me. ~Robert Brault,

  Everything you can imagine is real. ~Pablo Picasso

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

   Illusion is the first of all pleasures. ~Voltaire

Fiction reveals truths that reality obscures. ~Jessamyn West

  Every time I close the door on reality it comes in through the windows. ~Jennifer Yane

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

If you have quotes you'd like to add, please do, but only if they're real.



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