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Freedom of speech and thought matters, especially when it is speech and thought with which we disagree. The moment the majority decides to destroy people for engaging in thought it dislikes, thought crime becomes a reality.
Romantic love is mental illness. But it's a pleasurable one. It's a drug. It distorts reality, and that's the point of it. It would be impossible to fall in love with someone that you really saw.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
There are some people who live in a dream world, and there are some who face reality; and then there are those who turn one into the other.
Life is more than sunglasses and hit movies. Reality - that's the main event.
In reality, studies show that investments to spur renewable energy and boost energy efficiency generate far more jobs than oil and coal.
The curse of the romantic is a greed for dreams, an intensity of expectation that, in the end, diminishes the reality.
I'm interested in how innocence fares when it collides with hard reality.
Geoffrey S. Fletcher
It is advertising and the logic of consumerism that governs the depiction of reality in the mass media.
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
Most of the images of reality on which we base our actions are really based on vicarious experience.
We act as if that being of a man or that being of a woman is actually an internal reality or something that is simply true about us, a fact about us, but actually it's a phenomenon that is being produced all the time and reproduced all the time, so to say gender is performative is to say that nobody really is a gender from the start.
The kids from the streets don't want preaching or messages. They want what they can identify with. They want to hear about the reality of their situation, not fairy tales. They don't care if it's ugly; they just want reality.
Classic economic theory, based as it is on an inadequate theory of human motivation, could be revolutionized by accepting the reality of higher human needs, including the impulse to self actualization and the love for the highest values.
When we dream alone it is only a dream, but when many dream together it is the beginning of a new reality.
Who gave it that title, gangsta rap? It's reality rap. It's about what's really going on.
NAFTA recognizes the reality of today's economy - globalization and technology. Our future is not in competing at the low-level wage job; it is in creating high-wage, new technology jobs based on our skills and our productivity.
John F. Kerry
In too many communities, too many young men of color are left behind and seen only as objects of fear. Through initiatives like My Brother's Keeper, I'm personally committed to changing both perception and reality.
Reality TV to me is the museum of social decay.
There's a harsh reality - nothing lasts forever. You have to be ready to grow, and grow fast.
You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you.
To photograph is to hold one's breath, when all faculties converge to capture fleeting reality. It's at that precise moment that mastering an image becomes a great physical and intellectual joy.
Many who have had an opportunity of knowing any more about mathematics confuse it with arithmetic, and consider it an arid science. In reality, however, it is a science which requires a great amount of imagination.
Sometimes a technology is so awe-inspiring that the imagination runs away with it - often far, far away from reality. Robots are like that. A lot of big and ultimately unfulfilled promises were made in robotics early on, based on preliminary successes.
Daniel H. Wilson
The word 'Christianity' is already a misunderstanding - in reality there has been only one Christian, and he died on the Cross.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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