Quotes: realities

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  • Approach each new problem not with a view of finding what you hope will be there, but to get the truth, the realities that must be grappled with. You may not like what you find. In that case you are entitled to try to change it. But do not deceive yourself as to what you do find to be the facts of the situation.
  • Christian Nevell Bovee
    Christian Nevell Bovee
    American writer 1820-1904
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    No man is happy without a delusion of some kind. Delusions are as necessary to our happiness as realities.
  • Louis Aragon
    Louis Aragon
    French poet 1897-1982
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    O reason, reason, abstract phantom of the waking state, I had already expelled you from my dreams, now I have reached a point where those dreams are about to become fused with apparent realities: now there is only room here for myself.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Self-reliance is its aversion. It loves not realities and creators, but names and customs.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Society everywhere is in conspiracy against the manhood of every one of its members. The virtue in most request is conformity. Self-reliance is its aversion. It loves not realities and creators, but names and customs.
  • W. Lather
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    Some memories are realities, and are better than anything that can ever happen to one again.
  • The realities of the world seldom measure up to the sublime designs of human imagination.
  • Daniel Webster
    Daniel Webster
    American lawyer and statesman 1782-1852
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    The world is governed more by appearances than by realities, so that it is fully as necessary to seem to know something as to know it.
  • Natalie Clifford Barney
    Natalie Clifford Barney
    American-born French Author 1876-1972
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    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.
  • Anna Lindh
    Anna Lindh
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    This is not bad, but the pace of globalisation has surpassed the capacity of the system to adjust to new realities of a more interdependent and integrated world.
  • We all participate in weaving the social fabric; we should therefore all participate in patching the fabric when it develops holes mismatches between old expectations and current realities.
  • We're living through a time where we are fighting wars fostered by politics, admittedly not on the same scale as the First World War, but with equally tragic realities for our soldiers and their families.
  • Brett Ratner
    Brett Ratner
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    At the end of the day, audiences just want to laugh and be entertained. They want to escape from their reality, and that's why we make movies, to get people to escape from the realities.
  • Ching I
    Ching I
    Ancient Chinese text
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    Change is certain. Peace is followed by disturbances; departure of evil men by their return. Such recurrences should not constitute occasions for sadness but realities for awareness, so that one may be happy in the interim.
  • Agnes Repplier
    Agnes Repplier
    American writer and social criticus 1858-1950
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    Democracy forever teases us with the contrast between its ideals and its realities, between its heroic possibilities and its sorry achievements.
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