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


The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and, instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are. - Samuel Johnson


A dream will always triumph over reality, once it is given the chance. - Stanislaw Lem


Vulgarity is, in reality, nothing but a modern, chic, pert descendant of the goddess Dullness. - Dame Edith Sitwell


There is no reality, but the one contained within. - Hermann Hesse


It is not the language of painters but the language of nature which one should listen to. The feeling for the things themselves, for reality, is more important than the feeling for pictures. - Vincent Van Gogh


All the best stories in the world are but one story in reality, the story of escape. It is the only thing which interests us all and at all times, how to escape. - Walter Bagehot


You treat world history as a mathematician does mathematics, in which nothing but laws and formulas exist, no reality, no good and evil, no time, no yesterday, no tomorrow, nothing but an eternal, shallow, mathematical present. - Hermann Hesse


You must never stop dreaming. Face reality, yes. But don't stop with the way things are; dream of things as they ought to be. Dream of peace. Peace is rational and reasonable. War is irrational in this age and unwinnable. - Jesse Jackson