Reality And Imagination Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Reality And Imagination

#1. I think Direct Cinema's trying to be insightful by looking at reality in a very close way while, in fact, much more is staged than we like to think. In cinema verite, it's about trying to make something invisible visible - the role of fantasy and imagination in everyday life. - Author: Joshua Oppenheimer
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#2. Growth in love comes from a place of absence, where the imagination is left to it's own devices and creates you to be much more then reality would ever allow. - Author: Coco J. Ginger
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#3. One day we shall all face the truth and reality that we all hate. - Author: Auliq Ice
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#4. Moscow, Rome, London, Paris stay in place. Leningrad and New York float, spreading all their sails, cutting space with their prows, and can disappear, if not in reality, then in the imagination of the poet creating a myth, a mythical tradition on the grounds of his secret experience. - Author: Nina Berberova
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#5. ...And maybe one day you will wake up as an infant in a completely different universe, and your entire life thus far was just one big dream. - Author: Criss Jami
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#6. When my turn on the program comes, I am not nervous at all - because all this is happening out of time, out of space. I am, for a moment, a figure of my own fantasy, and I play my appointed role as if I were in the movies. - Author: Eva Hoffman
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#7. For me, the imagination which so often kept me awake and in terror as a child has seen me through some terrible bouts of stark raving reality as an adult. - Author: Stephen King
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#8. Imagination is the means of deep insight and sympathy, the power to conceive and express images removed from normal objective reality. - Author: William Wordsworth
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#9. When the image is identical to reality, the imagination is compelled to be neutral. Therefore let the image of the object lie to the object so we can see what lies beyond the object, and in the light of that vision see what saves us from nothingness. - Author: Mahmoud Darwish
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#10. Of course we need children! Adults need children in their lives to listen to and care for, to keep their imagination fresh and their hearts young and to make the future a reality for which they are willing to work. - Author: Margaret Mead
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#11. Knowledge and imagination are the life buoy and the extra lung for breathing outside the walls of a tainted reality. - Author: Hassan Blasim
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#12. If a story seems too random, or perhaps too brilliant, for a "madman" to have conceived of it himself, then consider that the "author" might be reality and the "madman" just the reader. After all, only reality can escape the limits of our imagination. - Author: Rivka Galchen
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#13. Our imagination and hope become a reality if we have the courage to believe and take action to realize them. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#14. Any artist is insulted by the suggestion that art is merely a matter of recording reality, and knows that it is impossible to explain how imagination can transform not only events and people, but the artist as well, into quite different "realities". - Author: Joan Lindsay
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#15. The true nature of the world was weirder than any bizarre fabric that anyone might weave from the warp and weft of imagination's loom. - Author: Dean Koontz
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#16. For there is a way back from imagination to reality and that is - art. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#17. Hope lies in dreams, in imagination and in the courage of those who dare to make dreams into reality. - Author: Jonas Salk
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#18. Reality is how we interpret it. Imagination and volition play a part in that interpretation. Which means that all reality is to some extent a fiction. - Author: Yann Martel
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#19. Positive self-direction is the action plan that all winners in life use to turn imagination into reality, fantasy into fact, and dreams into actual goals. - Author: Denis Waitley
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#20. It has been said that nearly all of our worries and unhappiness come from our imagination and not from reality. - Author: Dale Carnegie
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#21. Poetry might be more about the eternal verities, the essence of the human soul, and - although it's reductive to say so - fiction has perhaps been more about the differences between the unconstrained world of the imagination and the realities you run into, day-to-day, when you're riding your donkey. - Author: Chad Harbach
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#22. Learn to visualize for inspiring creativity, and make imagination rolling into reality. - Author: Pearl Zhu
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#23. Reading is escape, and the opposite of escape; it's a way to make contact with reality after a day of making things up, and it's a way of making contact with someone else's imagination after a day that's all too real. - Author: Nora Ephron
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#24. Innovation is this amazing intersection between someone's imagination and the reality in which they live. The problem is, many companies don't have great imagination, but their view of reality tells them that it's impossible to do what they imagine. - Author: Ron Johnson
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#25. Real atheist is not the one that does not believe in an imaginary big monkey, but the one that gives the imagination more importance than the reality. - Author: Abhijit Naskar
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#26. Any concentration of the will displaces life and gives it bias in motion. Reality, he believed, was always trying to copy the imagination of man, from which it derived. - Author: Lawrence Durrell
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#27. Visualization - it's been huge for me. Your mind doesn't know the difference between imagination and reality. You can't always practice perfectly - my fingers will play a little bit out of tune, or my dance moves might not be as sharp - but in my mind, I can practice perfectly. - Author: Lindsey Stirling
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#28. Imagination, persistence, perseverance, and trust transform dreams into reality. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#29. Things seemed to go back and forth between reality and imagination
except that it was all reality. - Author: Gary Paulsen
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#30. Imagination has to do with one's awareness of the reality of other people as well as of one's own reality. Imagination is a bridge between the provincialism of the self and the great world. - Author: Paula Fox
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#31. They come from my imagination; for, as you know, truth is silent, and it is imagination only which waxes eloquent. Reality represses the flow of feeling like a rock; imagination cuts out a path for itself. - Author: Rabindranath Tagore
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#32. But he was not kidnapped ... It's in his imagination. He creates his own world and he believes it is reality. - Author: Gerard Latortue
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#33. Felix had gone to live in a lotus land of his imagination. Where what is desired is dreamed of as already happened, where obstacles dissolve under the weight of desire, and where reality has vanished entirely. - Author: Iain Pears
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#34. Eventually these encounters forced him to acknowledge the reality of fate, and the truth inherent in things of the imagination. - Author: Denis Johnson
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#35. A truly open mind means forcing our imaginations to conform to the evidence of reality, and not vice versa. - Author: Lawrence M. Krauss
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#36. What seems real to the mind can be as important as any material fact. We live by the spirit and the imagination as well as by our senses. Cartoon animation can give fantasy the same reality as those things we can touch and see and hear. - Author: Walt Disney
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#37. 1 Minute Wisdom: Rethink Your Success Mindset because ... Whatever you create in your imagination and dreams, will require the right mindset to manifest in reality. - Author: Tony Dovale
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#38. It's not TIME that heals everything, it is SLEEP ...
Sleeping is the perfect answer to all doubts and troubles.
Leaving the world of reality behind and disappearing in to a world of make-believe and imaginations, is a solace you get from nothing else ... - Author: Sanhita Baruah
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#39. As a fiction writer I am not always sure where reality ends and non reality begins, when sane thoughts become less than sane, or what is imagination versus undiscovered truth, but ultimately, it is my job to make you as unsure as I am. - Author: Kathryn Mattingly
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#40. You shall learn that reality is a cover, that imagination is our true essence. That a blur is more beautiful than what it hides, that scrutiny is a curse and that those who enjoy it are more miserable than how much happier it makes them think they become! - Author: Ibraheem Hamdi
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#41. Every hypothesis is a construction, and because of this it is an authentic theory. In so far as they merit that exigent name, ideas are never a mere reception of presumed realities, but they are constructions of possibilities; therefore they are pure bits of imagination, or fine ideas of our own ... - Author: Jose Ortega Y Gasset
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#42. The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#43. Have a great imagination and get out of the prison of pervasive reality. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#44. I have visualised my imagination so clearly and so consistently that it has manifested itself into my reality. - Author: Conor McGregor
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#45. On a whitely cloudy day I get sad, almost afraid,
And I begin to meditate about problems I make up. - Author: Alberto Caeiro
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#46. We humans are imperfect, but what makes us human is not are kind but our courage to overcome fear, our ability to turn imagination into reality, our hope to diminish despair, and have a smile on our face although we in a predicament. - Author: Paranjay Malkan
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#47. I don't see myself as a documentary photographer. I am more drawn to the image itself, rather than to the description of a scene. And, anyway, every image only halfway represents reality, whereas the other half is rather, more or less, fulfilling our imagination. - Author: Beat Streuli
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#48. In my opinion, Fiction is a figment of our imagination & it causes us to dream but Reality taints dreams, and the F.scott Fitzgerald has clearly depicted this in The Great Gatsby. - Author: Parul Wadhwa
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#49. Nature is the shape in which the man of higher Cultures synthesizes and interprets the immediate impressions of his senses. History is that from which his imagination seeks comprehension of the living existence of the world in relation to his own life, which he thereby invests with a deeper reality. - Author: Oswald Spengler
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#50. Every time you get on a stage or in front of a camera, the whole exercise is about imagination. You're constantly depicting something that doesn't exist, and trying to find the reality of it. Once you settle on that premise, everything else is a matter of degrees. - Author: Ron Perlman
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#51. There is hope in dreams, imagination, and in the courage of those who wish to make those dreams a reality. - Author: Jonas Salk
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#52. Internal and external world is interdependent. Your experiences and impressions of the outside world shape your thoughts and imagination, while making the choice and decisions, from your internal thought process, creates your physical reality. - Author: Roshan Sharma
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#53. Your dreams will define your destiny. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#54. I+V=R (Imagination mixed with Vividness becomes Reality.) The speaker pointed out that the mind thinks in pictures, not in words. And as we vividly picture in our mind what we desire, it will become a reality. - Author: Glenna Salsbury
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#55. Religion is the dream of the human mind. But even in dreams we do not find ourselves in emptiness or in heaven, but on earth, in the realm of reality; we only see real things in the entrancing splendor of imagination and caprice, instead of in the simple daylight of reality and necessity. - Author: Ludwig Feuerbach
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#56. True sympathy is putting ourselves in another's place; and we are moved in proportion to the reality of our imagination. - Author: Hosea Ballou
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#57. Knowledge, like experience, is valid in fiction only after it has dissolved and filtered down through the imagination into reality. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#58. Think about where you'd like to be a year from now and use every bit of your imagination to visualize it. You'll need to do this with a serious intent if you want to make your wishes your reality. - Author: Karen McQuestion
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#59. It is the imagination pressing back against the pressure of reality. It seems, in the last analysis, to have something to do with our self-preservation; and that, no doubt, is why the expression of it, the sound of its words, helps us to live our lives. - Author: Wallace Stevens
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#60. You will certainly not doubt the necessity of studying astronomy and physics, if you are desirous of comprehending the relation between the world and Providence as it is in reality, and not according to imagination. - Author: Maimonides
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#61. Life is where reality ends and imagination begins. Until you step beyond that boundary, you have not lived. - Author: Thomas Lopinski
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#62. It may easily come to pass that a vain man may become proud and imagine himself pleasing to all when he is in reality a universal nuisance. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#63. Speculators get a bad rap. In the popular imagination they're greedy, heedless, and amoral, adept at price manipulations and dirty tricks. In reality, they often play a key role in making markets run smoothly. - Author: James Surowiecki
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#64. Strictly speaking, it might not be a dream. It was reality, but a reality imbued with all the qualities of a dream. A different sphere of reality, where - at a special time and place - imagination had been set free. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#65. For [Richard] Feynman, the essence of the scientific imagination was a powerful and almost painful rule. What scientists create must match reality. It must match what is already known. Scientific creativity is imagination in a straitjacket. - Author: James Gleick
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#66. Dreams fuel human beings imaginative response to existence. - Author: Kilroy J. Oldster
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#67. In dream, delusion, and fantasy, exist man's next best reality: that place where he is the creator of his own worlds; where he builds, learns, discovers and entertains; is master of all outcomes, his own god of destiny, and thus the student of his own evolving and ever uncertain truth. - Author: Duane Hewitt
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#68. One siupreme fact which I have discovered is that it is not willpower, but fantasy and imagination that ceates. Imagination is the creative force. Imagination creates reality. - Author: Richard Wagner
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#69. The aspect of kind of living in your imagination and creating a more romantic vision of the world than the reality that you're given - that's definitely something I can sort of relate to. - Author: Alden Ehrenreich
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#70. You see, this would be a death by the imagination. And though the imagination feeds on phantoms, it needs a premise in reality to begin with. Then it can go on from there under its own power.
("Mind Over Murder") - Author: Cornell Woolrich
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#71. Although we seem to be separate individuals, in reality we are all expressions of one primal imagination. We assume we are many, but in fact we are one. And what we do to each other we do to ourselves. - Author: Timothy Freke
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#72. Some things worked far better in imagination than reality. In imagination, she was intrepid and resourceful; in reality she wished she were home, wrapped in a quilt. - Author: Lauren Willig
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#73. Your imagination is your mind's eye. It can see the invisible beauty and make it a reality. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#74. The reality of the moment is so palpable and powerful that it holds imagination in a tight orbit from which it never fully escapes. - Author: Daniel M. Gilbert
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#75. The inferior man lived only in his fantasies, because he lacked willpower and imagination. The superior man made his fantasies a reality. (Martin Darius) - Author: Phillip Margolin
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#76. First comes thought; then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans; then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination. - Author: Napoleon Hill
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#77. Imagination is not something apart and hermetic, not a way of leaving reality behind; it is a way of engaging reality. - Author: Irving Howe
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#78. Literature takes reality and human experience as its starting point, transforms it by means of the imagination, and sends readers back to life with renewed understanding of it and zest for it because of their excursions into a purely imaginary realm. - Author: Leland Ryken
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#79. I like imagination
and the way I think things could be, had been, or should be
better than reality. - Author: Karl Lagerfeld
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#80. Remember that your imagination is yours and yours alone. You have the inborn capacity to use it in any way that you choose. No one else is responsible for your imagination. Anything placed in your imagination and held there ultimately becomes your reality. - Author: Wayne Dyer
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#81. I liked these short stories so much, but I couldn't write like this, I didn't have the imagination. I didn't have any imagination at all. Everything I wrote was connected to reality and my own experiences. - Author: Karl Ove Knausgard
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#82. When he was reading he could fly away into the wildest skies of imagination, untethered to the reality that his soul was trapped in a wretched creature cobbled together from meat and bone, like us all. - Author: Christopher Moore
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#83. If we, citizens, do not support our artists, then we sacrifice our imagination on the altar of crude reality and we end up believing in nothing and having worthless dreams. - Author: Yann Martel
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#84. Realism falls short of reality. It shrinks it, attenuates it, falsifies it; it does not take into account our basic truths and our fundamental obsessions: love, death, astonishment. It presents man in a reduced and estranged perspective. Truth is in our dreams, in the imagination. - Author: Eugene Ionesco
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#85. The Truth that sets you free is that you can experience in imagination what you desire to experience in reality, and by maintaining this experience in imagination your desire will become an actuality. - Author: Neville Goddard
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#86. Reality is such a pain. Those of us who were fed up with that kind of reality decided to remake it. We'd set up a partition, separate what's important to us from what was trash, put only the things we loved on our side, and got rid of the rest. - Author: Ryohgo Narita
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#87. I have a hyper-active imagination, my mind tends to jump around a little, and I have some trouble between fantasy and reality. - Author: Woody Allen
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#88. Everything that exists is created first in the imagination, and secondly in reality, through activity. - Author: Paul McCabe
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#89. IMAGINATION: one of the most powerful tools that humans have to help us visualize our dreams and goals. Imagination is our ability to form mental images and concepts in our brains to foster ideas and turn our goals into reality. - Author: Anonymous
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#90. Transformation of the intangible impulse, of desire, into the tangible reality, of money, calls for the use of a plan, or plans. These plans must be formed with the aid of the imagination, and mainly, with the synthetic faculty. Read - Author: Napoleon Hill
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#91. The window is the absence of the wall, and it gives air and light because it is empty. Be empty of all mental content, of all imagination and effort, and the very absence of obstacles will cause reality to rush in. - Author: Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj
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#92. The eye observes only what the mind, the heart, and the imagination are gifted to see; and sight must be reinforced by insight before souls can be discerned as well as manners, ideas as well as objects, realities and relations as well as appearances and accidental connections. - Author: Edwin Percy Whipple
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#93. It was all your imagination. And imagination is sometimes worse than reality ... - Author: Banana Yoshimoto
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#94. Only by recognizing the boundaries of our socially constructed scientific-technological reality can we transcend them in imagination and then achieve effective human action. - Author: Jerome Ravetz
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#95. Fairy tales opened up a door into my imagination - they don't conform to the reality that's around you as a child. I started reading when I was three and read everything, but I wanted to be an actress. - Author: Kate Atkinson
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#96. Everyone should read at least 10 books in their lifetime - it helps your mind, develops your imagination, and can help you escape your reality. - Author: Megan Wilson
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#97. The only way art lives is through the experience of the observer. The reality of art begins with the eyes of the beholder, through imagination, invention and confrontation. - Author: Keith Haring
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#98. Children, brought up naturally and in freedom, not only have imagination, but live in a world of imagination more real to them than our reality. ("Absolute Evil") - Author: Julian Hawthorne
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#99. Life when one first arrives is a continual mortification as one's romantic illusions are successively shattered and the musical treasure-house of one's imagination crumbles before the hopelessness of the reality. Every day fresh experiences bring fresh disappointments. - Author: Hector Berlioz
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#100. We were promised sufferings. They were part of the program. We were even told, 'Blessed are they that mourn,' and I accept it. I've got nothing that I hadn't bargained for. Of course it is different when the thing happens to oneself, not to others, and in reality, not imagination. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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