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Realist Quotes

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In order to be a realist you must believe in miracles.
- H. C. Bailey

I was quite excited, but I was sure I wouldn't win the race.
I am a realist.
- Jean Alesi

The pessimist complains about the wind;
the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.
- William Arthur Ward

I am a mixture of idealist and realist.
- Roger Moore

 

This may sound trite, but bad things happen to good people,
and when you're facing terrorism, natural disaster,
you can have every wonderful plan in place,
but I am a realist.
- Warren Rudman

In Israel, in order to be a realist you must believe in miracles.
- David Ben-Gurion

The leader has to be practical and a realist,
yet must talk the language of the visionary and the idealist.
- Eric Hoffer

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I think I probably hoped for it a little bit,
but I'm not an optimist.
I'm a realist...
or maybe even a pessimist.
- Clay Aiken

A realist, in Venice, would become a romantic by mere
faithfulness to what he saw before him.
- Arthur Symons

Anyone who doesn't believe in miracles is not a realist.
- David Ben-Gurion

I don't ever want to be a sentimentalist.
I prefer to be a realist.
I'm not a romantic really.
- James Earl Jones

I have a lot of courage.
I'm a realist.
- Elisabeth Rohm

If you are a novelist of a certain type of temperament,
then what you really want to do is re-invent the world.
God wasn't too bad a novelist, except he was a Realist.
- John Barth

It may be said that modern Europe with teachers who
inform it that its realist instincts are beautiful,
acts ill and honors what is ill.
- Julien Benda

Why are we born? We're born eventually to die,
of course.
But what happens between the time we're born and we die? We're born to live.
One is a realist if one hopes.
- Studs Terkel

The most important thing taught to my students is to
not be so photo realist in what they depict.
- Frank Bruno

I am a realist as well as an idealist,
and I think that it is incumbent upon those of us in
opposition to try to work within what are always arduous
circumstances to stretch the limits of the possible.
- Todd Gitlin

An idealist believes the short run doesn't count.
A cynic believes the long run doesn't matter.
A realist believes that what is done or left undone
in the short run determines the long run.
- Sydney J. Harris

People want a cop-out, listen I'm a realist and I talk about motivation,
talk about all the things it takes to be greater or
are important to win and people want to use excuses all the time.
- Mike Ditka

Sometimes, the only realists are the dreamers.
- Paul Wellstone

Realists do not fear the results of their study.
- Fyodor Dostoevsky

Dreaming in public is an important part of our job description,
as science writers, but there are bad dreams as well as good dreams.
We're dreamers, you see, but we're also realists,
of a sort.
- William Gibson

In the revolt against idealism, the ambiguities of
the word experience have been perceived,
with the result that realists have more and more avoided the word.
- Bertrand Russell

I sing to the realists; people who accept it like it is.
- Aretha Franklin

Without so much as turning a hair I freely admit that
I am one of America's greatest realists.
- Thorne Smith

Courage doesn't always roar.
Sometimes courage is the quiet voice
at the end of the day, saying,
"I will try again tomorrow."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile,
but sometimes your smile
can be the source of your joy.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

Sometimes the things you really want
sneak in the back door.
Notice.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

Sometimes we need the fog to remind ourselves
that all of life is not black and white.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.
If we did not sometimes taste of adversity,
prosperity would not be so welcome.
- Anne Bradstreet

If you are the master, be sometimes blind,
if you are the servant, be sometimes deaf.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Not getting what you want
is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
- Dalai Lama

Sometimes you get the results you wanted,
sometimes you don't.
What matters is that you did your best.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sometimes it is better to lose
and do the right thing
than to win and do the wrong thing.
- Tony Blair

Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

To kill an error is as good a service as,
and sometimes even better than,
the establishing of a new truth or fact.
- Charles Darwin

Love is like the truth,
sometimes it prevails,
sometimes it hurts.
- Victor M. Garcia Jr.

You can do what you have to do,
and sometimes you can do it
even better than you think you can.
- Jimmy Carter

Sometimes good things fall apart
so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

You cannot be totally committed sometimes.
- A Course In Miracles

Remember that not getting what you want
is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

The challenge of living a great life is to create
a meaningful whole out of sometimes ill-fitting halves.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We do not always see what is before our face -
sometimes we see what we hope to see,
or fear we will see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

With manners comes insincerity.
Truth is sometimes difficult.
- Bono

Sometimes I think we're alone.
Sometimes I think we're not.
In either case, the thought is staggering.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

When you reach the end of your rope,
tie a knot and hang on.
- Anonymous Saying
(Sometimes attributed to Franklin D. Roosevelt,
Eleanor Roosevelt, or Thomas Jefferson)

Good manners sometimes means simply
putting up with other people's bad manners.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Sometimes new love comes between old friends.
Sometimes the best love was the one that was always there.
- Anonymous

Mostly, it is human to dislike surprises -
often with great intensity.
Be open to new ways;
sometimes newness just knocks on our door;
welcome it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sometimes, our family's most important job
is reminding us how unimportant we are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Friends love misery, in fact.
Sometimes, especially if we are too lucky
or too successful or too pretty,
our misery is the only thing that endears us to our friends.
- Erica Jong

Life is like an onion:
you peel it off one layer at a time,
and sometimes you weep.
- Carl Sandburg

You can fool all the people some of the time,
and some of the people all the time,
but you cannot fool all the people all the time.
- Abraham Lincoln (sometimes attributed to P. T. Barnum)

Life is a series of experiences,
each one of which makes us bigger,
even though sometimes it is hard to realize this.
- Henry Ford

"Sometimes," said Pooh, "the smallest things take up the most room in your heart."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

We think sometimes that poverty is only
being hungry, naked and homeless.
The poverty of being unwanted, unloved and
uncared for is the greatest poverty.
We must start in our own homes to remedy this kind of poverty.
- Mother Teresa

Sometimes our light goes out but
is blown into flame by another human being.
Each of us owes deepest thanks
to those who have rekindled this light.
- Albert Schweitzer

Greatness is not in where we stand,
but in what direction we are moving.
We must sail sometimes with the wind
and sometimes against it -
but sail we must,
and not drift, nor lie at anchor.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

You can live the life you love -
even in the face of the most challenging circumstances.
While sometimes it may appear that life throws more obstacles
in your path than you can handle,
you can always choose to be happy.
Yes, you are that powerful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can't stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you.
You have to go to them sometimes.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

For everything I observe or experience,
I create a story - not sometimes, but always.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Endings: sometimes a season of sorrow and grief.
Endings: what must precede new beginnings.
Life is an endless cycle of endings and beginnings.
Renewal and rebirth cannot occur without endings -
as the new year's crop can only be planted and flourish
in the decay of last year.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sometimes I lie awake at night and ask "Why me?"
Then a voice answers "Nothing personal,
your name just happened to come up. -
- Charlie Brown, in Charles M. Schulz' cartoon Peanuts

Sometimes I've believed as many as
six impossible things before breakfast.
- Lewis Carroll

God sometimes does try to the uttermost
those whom he wishes to bless.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Why, sometimes I've believed as many as
six impossible things before breakfast.
- Lewis Carroll

Sometimes, if you stand on the bottom rail of a bridge
and lean over to watch the river slipping slowly away beneath you,
you will suddenly know everything there is to be known.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

He who can take advice is sometimes superior
to him who can give it.
- Erica Jong

Not everyone is always going to like what you do.
Your job application, your book proposal,
your offer of marriage is going to
get rejected sometimes - perhaps often.
Your boss, your spouse, even the person
behind you in the supermarket checkout line
is occasionally going to think that you are doing it all wrong.
Don't take it personally.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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