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26 of the best book quotes about real
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“All this, whatsoever exists in the universe, should be covered by the Lord. Having renounced (the unreal), enjoy (the Real). Do not covet the wealth of any man.”
Swami Paramananda
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The Upanishads
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“How am I supposed to go back to my old life, my days stretching out before me with unending and brutal sameness? How am I supposed to go back to being The Girl Who Reads? Not that I begrudge my life in books. All I know about the world I’ve learned from them. But a description of a tree is not a tree, and a thousand paper kisses will never equal the feel of Olly’s lips against mine.”
Madeline Whittier
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“Present over perfect living is real over image, connecting over comparing,meaning over mania, depth over artifice.”
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“This is the War’s evensong, the War’s canonical hour, and the night is real.
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“Being real is sexy. Honesty is magnetic. We are attracted to things that feel natural, not forced.”
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“When they say the heart wants what it wants, they’re talking about the poetic heart—the heart of love songs and soliloquies, the one that can break as if it were just-formed glass. They’re not talking about the real heart, the one that only needs healthy foods and aerobic exercise.”
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“I started again. This time I didn’t write about real things and I didn’t write about imaginary things. I wrote about the only thing I knew. The pages piled up.”
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“It’s not a religion. It exists whether you believe in it or not.”
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“Nothing real can be threatened. Nothing unreal exists. Herein lies the peace of God.”
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“Anyone unable to understand how a useful religion can be founded on lies will not understand this book either.”
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″‘I’ll get bigger and bigger and bigger till I turn into a human.’ ‘Actually, you’re a human already,’ says Ma. ‘Human’s what we both are.’ I thought the word for us was real.”
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“But really, all we want, and I speak for the entire human race here, is contact. Someone to let us know that we aren’t alone. That the world isn’t a dream and you and I really are happening at the same time, even if it’s not in the same place. That this is real. You’re really there. I’m really here. We’re real. This is real.”
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“When you sleep, your dream world is as real to you as life, isn’t it?”
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“My book was nowhere to be found. Aside from myself, there was no sign of me.”
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“I can understand how the limited perspective of an unartificial mind might perceive it that way. You’ll get used to it.”
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“Then she cursed me comprehensively, my eyes, my mouth, every member of my body, and it was like a dream in the large unfurnished room with the candles flickering and this red-eyed wild-haired stranger who was my wife shouting obscenities at me.”
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“A nightmare is not so terrible as that night was. A nightmare is only a dream, and when it is worst you wake up. But this was real and Laura could not wake up. She could not get away from it.”
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“The real things are apt to be deviant.”
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“I made it clear to the world that what Jade and I had found in each other was more real than any other world, more real than time, more real than death, more real, even, than she and I.”
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“THE ONLY REAL FAILURE IS TO FAIL OTHERS.”
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“These are the things that make it real. The things that bring it home.”
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“Each one has to find his peace from within. And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances.”
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“You know that we were born of sacrifice, and that we have had to live by a different truth and that that truth is good and the vision of manhood it stands for is more human, more desirable, more real.”
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“Who is this creature with terrible claws and terrible teeth in his terrible jaws? He has knobbly knees and turned-out toes and a poisonous wart at the end of his nose. His eyes are orange, his tongue is black. He has prickles all over his back.”
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″ ‘Congratulations, Angelina,’ said Miss Lilly. ‘You are a good little dancer and if you work hard, you may grow up to be a real ballerina one day.’ ”
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He looks at me and sternly says, “Your eyesight’s much too keen.”

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