Unveiling Truths: Powerful Reality Quotes to Reflect On

The Reality Quotes will give you insights into life, relationships, love, friendship, truths about fake friends, and will help you explore some untold realities that will open your eyes.

short reality quotes

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

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

Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you are living? – Bob Marley

Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality. – Lewis Carroll

The purpose of our lives is to be happy. – Dalai Lama

Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion. – Democritus

To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance. – Oscar Wilde

You have to believe in yourself when no one else does. – Serena Williams

Believe you can and you’re halfway there. – Theodore Roosevelt

Everything you can imagine is real. – Pablo Picasso

If you’re going through hell, keep going. –  Winston Churchill

Face reality as it is, not as it was or as you wish it to be. – Jack Welch

Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real. – Tupac Shakur

Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced. – Soren Kierkegaard

We all die. The goal isn’t to live forever, the goal is to create something that will. – Chuck Palahniuk

Reality leaves a lot to the imagination. – John Lennon

Get busy living or get busy dying. – Stephen King

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

Self-care is how you take your power back. – Lalah Delia

When you have a dream, you’ve got to grab it and never let go. – Carol Burnett

You change the world by being yourself. – Yoko Ono

Live as if you were to die tomorrow – Mahatma Gandhi

Every man dies. Not every man lives. – William Wallace

Since we cannot change reality, let us change the eyes which see reality. – Nikos Kazantzakis

Don’t let someone else’s opinion of you become your reality. – Les Brown

Life is really simple, but men insist on making it complicated. – Confucius

It is sometimes an appropriate response to reality to go insane. – Philip K. Dick

The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless. – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Not how long, but how well you have lived is the main thing. – Seneca

Reality is a question of perspective. – Salman Rushdie

Being happy never goes out of style. – Lilly Pulitzer

Everything is hard before it is easy. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Our intention creates our reality. – Wayne Dyer

You can close your eyes to reality but not to memories. – Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

We can’t plan life. All we can do is be available for it. – Lauryn Hill

Reality can be beaten with enough imagination. – Mark Twain

There is no reality except the one contained within us. – Hermann Hesse

You must do the things you think you cannot do. – Eleanor Roosevelt

The real world is where the monsters are. – Rick Riordan

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

You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams. – Dr. Seuss

Sad reality quotes

It sucks, doesn’t it? Feeling like you’re not good enough.

A lot of you cared, just not enough. – Jay Asher

A lot of you cared, just not enough. - Jay Asher

He is broken by one and it makes him hate everyone.

Without pain, without sacrifice, we would have nothing – Fight Club

Sad hurts but it’s a healthy feeling. It is a necessary thing to feel. – J.K. Rowling

What you must understand about me is that I’m a deeply unhappy person. – John Green

I wish I could go back to the day I met you and just walk away.

Sadness flies away on the wings of time. – Jean de La Fontaine

The sadness will last forever. – Vincent van Gogh

Tears are words that need to be written. – Paulo Coelho

Life is too short to be angry or sad for long. – Alphonso Davies

The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keep out the joy. – Jim Rohn

I am so broken that even my soul refused to be there for me.

Grief is not as heavy as guilt, but it takes more away from you. – Veronica Roth

Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form.

It’s sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew. – Henry Rollins

Don’t cry over someone who wouldn’t cry over you. – Lauren Conrad

Tears are words that need to be written. – Paulo Coelho

Sadness is but a wall between two gardens. – Khalil Gibran

You’re sad because you’re afraid of reality. – Maxime Lagacé

It doesn’t hurt to feel sad from time to time. – Willie Nelson

Sometimes, most cheerful people hold the most terrible pain.

Keep smiling, and one day life will get tired of upsetting you. – Nitya Prakash

Grief is not as heavy as guilt, but it takes more away from you. – Veronica Roth

Tears are words that need to be written. – Paulo Coelho

Sadness is a silent scream.

Proud people breed sad sorrows for themselves. – Emily Brontë

You’re going to make it. It’ll be hard but you’re going to make it.

Sadness is but a wall between two gardens. – Kahlil Gibran

It hurts when you have someone in your heart but you can’t have them in your arms.

You are not alone. Everyone is fighting a battle you know nothing about. – Priyanshu Singh

The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy. – Jim Rohn

Deep reality quotes

You create your own reality. – Jane Roberts

Let us live for the beauty of our own reality. – Charles Lamb

If I love myself, I love you. If I love you, I love myself. – Rumi

If I love myself, I love you. If I love you, I love myself. - Rumi

Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs. – Farraj Gray

You do not find the happy life. You make it. – Camilla Eyring Kimball

What gets us into trouble is not what we don’t know. It’s what we know for sure that just ain’t so. – Mark Twain

You can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will.

Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding. – Kahlil Gibran

Learn as if you will live forever, live like you will die tomorrow. – Mahatma Gandhi

It takes a deep commitment to change and an even deeper commitment to grow. – Ralph Ellison

It is not length of life, but depth of life. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our intention creates our reality. – Wayne Dyer

Life is in ourselves and not in the external. – Fyodor Dostoevsky

Keep your face always toward the sunshine and shadows will fall behind you. – Walt Whitman

The most wasted of days is one without laughter. – E.E. Cummings

Knowing what must be done does away with fear. – Rosa Parks

Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn’t know you left open. – John Barrymore

living in reality quotes

I’m half living my life between reality and fantasy at all times. – Lady Gaga

Sometimes, when things are falling apart, they may actually be falling into place.

Since we cannot change reality, let us change the eyes which see reality. – Nikos Kazantzakis

When you argue with reality, you’ll lose. – Byron Katie

When you argue with reality, you'll lose. - Byron Katie

In order to write about life first you must live it. – Ernest Hemingway

If you try hard enough, you can bend the spoon; you can shift reality. – CHRISTOPHER MELONI

The saddest summary of a life contains three descriptions: could have, might have, and should have. – Louis

Find out who you are and do it on purpose. – Dolly Parton

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

Reality exists in the human mind, and nowhere else. – George Orwell

Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced. – Soren Kierkegaard

accept the reality of life quotes

The best way to deal with reality is to face it.

Change the changeable, accept the unchangeable, and remove yourself from the unacceptable. – Denis Waitley

Your life’s work determines your legacy and the impact that you have on the world. – Germany Kent

People need to stop accepting the evidence of reality and start questioning it. – Lionel Suggs

Defeat is a state of mind; no one is ever defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality. – Bruce Lee

Defeat is a state of mind; no one is ever defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality. - Bruce Lee

I think that you never fall out of love with somebody, you just let go and move on. – Ashley Rickards

The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off.

You learned to accept, or you ended up in a small room writing letters home with Crayolas. – Stephen King

That’s how you should be. Accept your burden and carry it, with joy. – John Ajvide Lindqvist

Accept reality, no matter how difficult it is.

Accepting reality is the first step to dealing with problems, not denying reality.

Reality is what it is. Visionaries triumphed when they accepted reality and used it as a stepping stone rather than an obstacle.

The greatest gift that you can give to others is the gift of unconditional love and acceptance. – Brian Tracy

The imaginary is what tends to become real. – André Breton

We cannot change anything until we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses. – Carl Jung

Accept yourself, love yourself, and keep moving forward. – Roy Bennett

Even on my weakest days I get a little bit stronger. – Sara Evans

perception is reality quote

Life is weird and complex but very simple at the same time. It’s all about perception. – Tyler Posey

Perception is reality to the one in the experience. – Danielle Bernock

Perception is reality, but it may not be actuality, and you have got to be able to keep the difference between that. – Bill Cowher

Miracles are a shift in perception. – Kenneth Wapnick

Science is nothing but perception. – Plato

Science is nothing but perception. - Plato

Your perception may not be my reality. – Aporva Kala

Perception is reality’s dark curtain. – Tom Robbins

There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception. – Aldous Huxley

With time and experience comes a different perception of what’s going on around you. – Chris Robinson

Intuition comes very close to clairvoyance; it appears to be the extrasensory perception of reality. – Alexis Carrel

Reality doesn’t bite, rather our perception of reality bites. – Anthony J. D’Angelo

Perception is a mirror not a fact. And what I look on is my state of mind, reflected outward. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions. – Leonardo da Vinci

The perception of reality is often more important than reality itself.

reality quotes about life

Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced. – Soren Kierkegaard

We can’t plan life. All we can do is be available for it. – Lauryn Hill

Without a purpose in life, happiness will be so difficult to be reached. – Mwanandeke Kindembo

Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced. – Soren Kierkegaard

Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans. – John Lennon

There is no victor in life – for it is a game of expression, not of greed. – Robert Vanleeuwen

Life begins when a person first realizes how soon it will end. – Marcelene Cox

If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of. – Bruce Lee

Life is what happens when you are busy making other plans. – John Lennon

The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams. – Oprah Winfrey

The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one’s destiny to do, and then do it. – Henry Ford

Life is infinitely stranger than anything which the mind of man could invent. – Arthur Conan Doyle

reality quotes about love

You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams. – Dr. Seuss

There is no remedy for love but to love more. – Henry David Thoreau

Love is pure and true; love knows no gender – Tori Spelling

Love is pure and true; love knows no gender - Tori Spelling

The course of true love never did run smooth. – William Shakespeare

Each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow. – Rosemonde Gerard

Love that stammers, that stutters, is apt to be the love that loves best. – Gabriela Mistral

I am just a small girl in a big world trying to find someone to love. – Marilyn Monroe

Expectations are the root of all heartache when it comes to love. – William Shakespeare

In all the world, there is no heart for me like yours. In all the world, there is no love for you like mine. – Maya Angelou

Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies. – Aristotle

Fantasy love is much better than Reality Love. – Andy Warhol

When someone else’s happiness is your happiness, that is love. – Lana Del Rey

Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer. – Jean de La Fontaine

Each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow. – Rosemonde Gerard

reality quotes about relationships

Be honest, brutally honest. That is what’s going to maintain relationships. – Lauryn Hill

Relationships, marriages are ruined where one person continues to learn, develop and grow and the other person stands still. – Catherine Pulsifer

All relationships go through hell, real ones get through it.

Doubt of the reality of love ends by making us doubt everything. – Henri Frederic Amiel

The pain of parting is nothing compared to the joy of meeting again. – Charles Dickens

The best thing to hold onto in life is each other. – Audrey Hepburn

You can tell how often a person thinks of you by how often they tell you they think of you. – Mark Boyer

Assumptions are the termites of relationships. – Henry Winkler

Good relationships are no accident. They are the work of joy.

We can improve our relationships with others by leaps and bounds if we become encouragers instead of critics. – Joyce Meyer

All relationships go through hell, real relationships get through it.

The very first moment I beheld him, my heart was irrevocably gone.

Love planted a rose, and the world turned sweet. – Katharine Lee Bates

We have to recognize that there cannot be relationships unless there is commitment, unless there is loyalty, unless there is love, patience, persistence. – Cornel West

True love lives in honesty. We work to be honest with ourselves and honest with each other.

reality quotes about friendship

When you can’t look on the brightside, I will sit with you in the dark.

True friends are always together in spirit. – L.M. Montgomery

Don’t make friends who are comfortable to be with. Make friends who will force you to lever yourself up. – Thomas J. Watson

There’s not a word yet for old friends who’ve just met. – Jim Henson

Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together. – Woodrow Wilson

Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer. – Jean de la Fontaine

The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it. – Hubert H. Humphrey

To like and dislike the same things, that is what makes a solid friendship. – Sallust

Whoever says friendship is easy has obviously never had a true friend! – Bronwyn Polson

Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together. – Woodrow Wilson

Friendship isn’t about whom you have known the longest …It’s about who came, and never left your side.

A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship. – John D. Rockefeller

One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Life is partly what we make it, and partly what it is made by the friends we choose. – Tennessee Williams

reality quotes about fake friends

Friends are supposed to make you feel better about yourself. Just remember that.

Hatred imprisons the haters; love opens doors. – Debasish Mridha

Hatred imprisons the haters; love opens doors. - Debasish Mridha

Fake friends are like soap bubbles. They pop out when the sun shines brightly. – Chiranjude Bird

Fake people have an image to maintain. Real people just don’t care. – Hachiman Hikigaya

Friends are supposed to make you feel better about yourself. Just remember that.

Fake friends are like autumn leaves, they’re scattered everywhere.

Fake friends are like a pair of shoes. You wear them for a while, but eventually, they wear out and you have to throw them away.

Having fake friends is like hugging cactus. The tighter you hug, the more pain you get. – Riza Prasetyaningsih

One fake friend can do more harm than 10 enemies… be smart choosing your friends. – Ziad K. Abdelnour

A fake friend is an enemy in disguise. – Ellen J. Barrier

You create more space in your life when you turn your excess baggage to garbage. – Chinonye J. Chudolue

You should be aware of fake friend because it is the hardest to be aware of. – Eraldo Banovac

Faking your own death is illegal, yet faking your own life is celebrated. – Dean Cavanagh

Fake friends are like autumn leaves; they’re scattered everywhere.

Don’t fear the enemies who attack you, fear the fake friends that hug you.

Fake friends are like penny candies. They’re sweet at first, but eventually, they will make your stomach hurt.

A friend to all, is not a friend to anyone. – Mike Skinner

We never lose friends; fake ones are exposed. – Carlos Wallace

It’s hard to tell who has your back, from who has it long enough just to stab you in it. – Nicole Richie

Fake friends are like shadows: always near you at your brightest moments, but nowhere to be seen at your darkest hour. – Khalil Gibran

You got nothing to lose. You don’t lose when you lose fake friends. – Joan Jett

Fake friends are around you when they think you are cool. True friends are around you even when they think you are a fool.

Fake friends are like cockroaches: they come out when the lights are off.

A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down. – Arnold H. Glasow

Fake friends are like fake eyelashes: they fall off eventually.

Fake friends are like a bad hair day: you just can’t wait to wash them out of your life.

Having fake friends is like hugging cactus. The tighter you hug, the more pain you get. – Riza Prasetyaningsih

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