Best 132 of Reality check quotes - MyQuotes
The metaphysical truth and the end reality is simply this - you are All. Infinite Oneness. Consciousness is but only a part of it. So, you're consciousness, and yet more. You're the Whole. Thus is 'That'. Get it.
..People don’t know how to be happy; they wouldn’t know what to do with their lives if they woke up one morning and discovered they had everything they ever dreamt of.
In the naivete of their youth, they believed Fate to be a kind mistress. None of them were prepared for the beast that was about to pick them up by the throats and shake them until their teeth rattled.
One of the biggest challenge in life is to see things for what they are instead of what you want them to be.
No book dropped from "up there". If it did, you say, then something is screwed up somewhere between your neck, and the top of your head.
The god of fools is a fool just like them.
Never try to place STOP PAYMENT on a reality check!
Mostly, all book-told gods are as little as the little men who wrote them idiots into existence.
You're suppose to lay down and close your eyes when you are dreaming.
Science is good, is not God. ~_~
It is easy to give without loving yet DIFFICULT TO LOVE without GIVING. After all Love is a Verb, it must be demonstrated genuinely.
Don't, but if at all, then, lie to the whole damn world - never to your own damn, silly stupid self.
My life is a mess", these are the words of teens now-a-days who literally haven't seen above the border of their shoulder.
Generalization is impossible. It is an insult.
People have sex, even the religious ones. Yet, when sex is transferred into words, suddenly it's dirty, vulgar, immoral, trashy. Funny huh?
[...] if you don't know what you're running away from, chances are you'll bring it along anywhere you go.
I like to work late because I don’t like to work early—and I have to work sometime.
When I was in the Navy, everyone fell under the purview of “navy gray”. It is the military’s way of reminding its enlisted personnel that they are all equal. Man or woman, black or white, young or old, everyone was navy gray. With God's grace I can proudly say a better understanding of this concept has helped me ameliorate disputes, mend fences that appeared hopeless and find light in the midst of darkness.
L. M. Fields
Tears rolled down my face. When did this happen? Then I realized, they didn't changed, I changed. It happened when I lifted the veil clouding my mind and saw the truth surrounding me.
Levon Peter Poe
America was not made by Americans but by the hard work of those who came to America
All truth is God's truth.
Only idiots worship gods sillier than their own stupid selves.
Now I'm awake to the world. I was asleep before. That's how we let it happen. When they slaughtered Congress, we didn't wake up. When they blamed terrorists and suspended the constitution, we didn't wake up then, either. Nothing changes instantaneously. In a gradually heating bathtub, you'd be boiled to death before you knew it.
Presque tous les malheurs de la vie viennent des fausses idées que nous avons sur ce qui nous arrive. Connaître à fond les hommes, juger sainement des événements, est donc un grand pas vers le bonheur." ("Almost all our misfortunes in life come from the wrong notions we have about the things that happen to us. To know men thoroughly, to judge events sanely, is, therefore, a great step towards happiness.") [Journal entry, 10 December 1801]
Don't be about just any life. Be about the life you want to be about.
Ah, the boo. The boo is the most maligned, gossiped about, ridiculed figure in the pantheon of prison characters. Boo, which is short for the street term "booty call," is the casual girlfriend, the cheap feel in the sally port, the temporary object of someone's affections (although most boos don't realize the impermanence of their positions).
Humans are mostly kind only to their own-self, and their own. To another being, they're mostly indifferent, if not inhumane.
There are two more turds, smaller ones, and when he has eaten these, residual shit to lick out of her anus. He prays that she'll let him drop the cape over himself, to be allowed, in the silk-lined darkness, to stay a while longer with his submissive tongue straining upward into her asshole. But she moves away. The fur evaporates from his hands. She orders him to masturbate for her. She has watched Captain Blicero with Gottfried, and has learned the proper style.
Of all the crap we carry around self-pity is probably the easiest one to let go. You do not have the right to make your misery everyone else’s problem. You do not have license to go out into the world and be an asshole. You do not have the right to hurt others because you are hurting inside. Get over yourself.
Your time is your life.
If you want to be a successful writer you have to put your butt in the chair and your fingers on the keyboard and put words on the page. Even shitty words are better than no words. You can go back and fix them later.
...The Nike swoop, the Hollister seagull, the symbol of Philadelphia's professional sports teams, even our high school mascot that you athletes wear to battle other schools... These are your symbols, what you wear to prove that your identity matches the identity of others....Why? Perhaps you feel it's important to not stray too far from the norm. ( Herr Silverman)
David Foster Wallace
...Capii che gli ubriachi e gli storpi vengono trascinati fuori dall'arena come Cristi disossati, un uomo sotto ogni braccio, coi piedi che strisciano a terra, gli occhi al cielo.
The thought of being whoever I want is a terrifying thing, because I have only ever been who everyone has wanted me to be.
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Bullish or bearish are terms used by people who do not engage in practicing uncertainty, like the television commentators, or those who have no experience in handling risk. Alas, investors and businesses are not paid in probabilities; they are paid in dollars. Accordingly, it is not how likely an event is to happen that matters, it is how much is made when it happens that should be the consideration.
In life your expectations and disappointments are directly linked. So too is your heartfulness and your contentedness
So, your god is the only god? Okay, but then, so is my dog.
I’ve learned through a series of trials and errors that the median space is actually what's missing in our daily walk.
To be in love at my age would mean not to have learnt anything at all.
He hadn't had the satisfaction of telling someone he'd quit, of being believed; but he'd quit. Goodbye. None of this had anything to do with him anymore. Better to be nothing than a blind doorman at the head of civilization's parade.
People who’ve been hurt like hurting others [..]
People who are overwhelmed with troubles never do look back. They know only too well that misfortune follows in their footsteps.
Hillary Rodham Clinton
You can't keep snakes in your backyard and expect them only to bite your neighbors. You know, eventually those snakes are going to turn on whoever has them in the backyard.
Staring down the reality of war, far from home, asleep among strangers, that familiarity, those memories, those ties kept us going; gave us a reason to persevere; toughened us up.
I realised throughout writing, that realistic can appear unrealistic in reality. What you may think is unbelievable is in fact someone's life.
It is easy to give without loving yet DIFFICULT TO LOVE without GIVING. After all Love is a Vern, it must be demonstrated genuinely.
Influence is everything, and guilt or innocence merely an academic question
L. M. Fields
No, sir, I'm all out of change.
the world is conditioning your minds with violence
She had assumed they would see each other every day but she hadn’t really thought about the implications of having an affair with a married man. It wasn’t going to be a normal relationship.