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To be matter-of-fact about the world is to blunder into fantasy - and dull fantasy at that, as the real world is strange and wonderful.
Robert A. Heinlein
When you start to doubt yourself the real world will eat you alive.
I don't think it should be allowed for people to start working at a young age and not take the time to just be living as themselves in the real world, especially now in this new age of new media and the obsession with celebrity. I think it's a real crime.
Often, in the real world, it's not the smart that get ahead but the bold.
You can legally lie about the real world to your heart's content, but until some human being is materially damaged, nobody will complain.
Since September 11, 2001, the real world has become too scary for a lot of people to be with - all the time.
I get satisfaction out of seeing stuff that makes real change in the real world. We need a lot more of that and a lot less abstract stuff.
I'm completely unlike a lot of other performers in the past who have been forgiven or come to terms with the real world because they tell everyone their performance is 'just a show.' And so, people say, 'Oh, it's OK then. We don't care. He's not really a bad person.' It's not just a show for me. It's my life.
Being offended is part of being in the real world.
There's something to be said in favor of working in isolation in the real world.
A. R. Ammons
I'm in the real world, some people try to steal from me, and I stop them, frequently, take them to court. I love a good lawsuit. It's fun.
Trust your gut instinct over spreadsheets. There are too many variables in the real world that you simply can't put into a spreadsheet. Spreadsheets spit out results from your inexact assumptions and give you a false sense of security. In most cases, your heart and gut are still your best guide.
In the real world, I see conservatives volunteering at adoption agencies, at churches, at bake sales and the local American Legion Post while the only charity a progressive sends is a smug sermon on fair share and what fairness is.
We all know the feeling of surrendering to the embedded biases of our devices. We let our cell phones ping us every time there's an incoming message and check our e-mail even when we'd best pay attention to what's going on around us in the real world. We text while driving.
When you lead change, sometimes you get arrows in your back. I mean, that's just the way the real world is.
In the real world, children love me.
Love in the real world means saying you're sorry 10 times a day.
Kathie Lee Gifford
In this very real world, good doesn't drive out evil. Evil doesn't drive out good. But the energetic displaces the passive.
Values unrelated to modern reality are not just electorally hopeless, the values themselves become devalued. They have no purchase on the real world.
When you're on stage, the real world just drops away for that time. It's pretty intense.
I may be only a fish and chip shop lady, but some of these economists need to get their heads out of the textbooks and get a job in the real world. I would not even let one of them handle my grocery shopping.
It was nice to make things right, and I went to prom and actually had a good time in the TV world - the real world wasn't so much fun.
I think a painting is more like the real world if it's made out the real world.
It can hardly be denied that such a demand quite arbitrarily limits the facts which are to be admitted as possible causes of the events which occur in the real world.
Friedrich August von Hayek
Government has really been growing, a lot of largesse, but the people in the real world aren't. And that's what has to change. Government has no conformity at all with the real world.
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