"The difference between fiction and reality? Fiction has to make sense."
~Tom Clancy

"Never ignore a gut feeling, but never believe that it's enough."
~Robert Heller

"As an organizer I start from where the world is, as it is, not as I would like it to be."
~Saul Alinsky

"Reality does not conform to the ideal, but confirms it."
~Gustave Flaubert

"The reality is more excellent than the report."
~Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

"Reality is the name we give to our disappointments."
~Mason Cooley

"Reality leaves a lot to the imagination."
~John Lennon

"I'm not crazy about reality, but it's still the only place to get a decent meal."
~Groucho Marx

"In the American metaphysic, reality is always material reality, hard, resistant, unformed, impenetrable, and unpleasant."
~Lionel Trilling

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

"Reality in our century is not something to be faced."
~Graham Greene

"When you argue with reality, you lose - but only 100% of the time."
~Byron Katie

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