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Reality in everyday usage means "the state of things as they actually exist." The term reality, in its widest sense, includes everything that is, whether it is observable, comprehensible, or self-contradictory by science, philosophy, or any other system of analysis.


  • Reality is what you make of it.
    • "K-PAX" (1995)
  • I have seen reality, and reality is an illusion.
  • ...Every human being relies on and is bounded by his knowledge and experience to live. This is what we call "reality". However, knowledge and experience are ambiguous, thus reality can become illusion. Is it not possible to think that, all human beings are living in their assumptions?
  • Things are entirely what they appear to be and behind them...there is nothing.


  • I'm not crazy about reality, but it's still the only place to get a decent meal.
  • Reality is a term for people who refuse to see things as they can be, so that they might be, instead seeing things as they are, and lazily assuming that's how they'll always be.
  • Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
  • Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.
  • The real world: no time to do it right, but always time to do it over.
  • 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.
  • You knock at the door of Reality. You shake your thought wings, loosen your shoulders, and open.
  • There is a bend in the reality that you see and the reality that really exists and the amount of bend is directly proportional to our sufferings.
    • Dhawal Kaul
  • What is is. Perceive It. Integrate it. Act on it. Idealize it.
  • Reality is thinking about moving forward peacefully.
    • Anonymous
  • Reality is fear and fear is imagination.
    • Anonymous
  • Poor hate reality and Rich loves to imagine it.
    • Anonymous

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