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In actuality, California could be a wonderful place to live. In fact, if you're highly educated and ambitious, you can do quite well here while enjoying the sun and the fun. The only problem: California will then blame you for your success and recommend that all your cash be removed from you.
German-born American political theorist 1906-19750
It is in the very nature of things human that every act that has once made its appearance and has been recorded in the history of mankind stays with mankind as a potentiality long after its actuality has become a thing of the past.
Never had Parliament or the crown, or both together, operated in actuality as theory indicated sovereign powers should.Source: The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution Ch. V, TRANSFORMATION, p. 203
Irish writer 1882-19410
Poetry, even when apparently most fantastic, is always a revolt against artifice, a revolt, in a sense, against actuality.
American cultural anthropologist 1901-19780
The liberals have not softened their view of actuality to make themselves live closer to the dream, but instead sharpen their perceptions and fight to make the dream actuality or give up the battle in despair.
Austrian psychiatrist 1856-19390
We have long observed that every neurosis has the result, and therefore probably the purpose, of forcing the patient out of real life, of alienating him from actuality.