unreal Quotes

17 of the best book quotes about unreal
  1. #1
    “I’ve read the Bible. It didn’t ring true to me.”
  2. #2
    “The simple joy he felt at being once more a part of such familiar things also contained an element of strangeness and unreality. With a sharp stab of wonder he reminded himself, as he had done a hundred times in the last few weeks, that he had really come home again —”
  3. #3
    “How aimless it was, how chaotic, how unreal it was, she thought, looking at her empty coffee cup. Mrs. Ramsay dead; Andrew killed; Prue dead too—repeat it as she might, it roused no feeling in her.”
  4. #4
    “Actually, he had always preferred the unreal to the real. Just as he felt better at demonstrations (which, as I have pointed out, are all playacting and dreams) than in a lecture hall full of students, so he was happier with Sabina the invisible goddess than the Sabina who had accompanied him throughout the world and whose love he constantly feared losing.”
  5. #5
    “Rahel looked around her and saw she was in a Play. But she had only a small part. She was just the landscape. A flower perhaps. Or a tree. A face in the crowd. A Townspeople.”
  6. #6
    “You’d rather make up a fantasy version of somebody in your head than be with a real person.”
  7. #7
    “I smile, because it’s so cute. And for a second, just for a second, I forget. I forget that this isn’t real.”
  8. #8
    “To Bigger and his kind, white people were not really people; they were a sort of great natural force, like a stormy sky looming overhead or like a deep swirling river stretching suddenly at one’s feet in the dark.”
  1. #9
    “How am I supposed to know what’s real and what’s not? It feels like I’m the only one who doesn’t know the difference.”
  2. #10
    “Nick: I married her because she was pregnant. … It was a hysterical pregnancy. She blew up, and then she went down.”
  3. #11
    “Martha: Can I get you a drink, Martha? Why, thank you, George; that’s very kind of you. No, Martha, no; why I’d do anything for you.”
  4. #12
    “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.”
  5. #13
    “Nothing real can be threatened. Nothing unreal exists. Herein lies the peace of God.”
  6. #14
    “Our minds sometimes see what our hearts wish were true.”
  7. #15
    “My book was nowhere to be found. Aside from myself, there was no sign of me.”
  8. #16
    “What I was afraid of was that everyone present, from the insolent marker down to the lowest little stinking, pimply clerk in a greasy collar, would jeer at me and fail to understand when I began to protest and to address them in literary language. For of the point of honour – not of honour, but of the point of honour – one cannot speak among us except in literary language. You can’t allude to the “point of honour” in ordinary language. I was fully convinced (the sense of reality, in spite of all my romanticism!) that they would all simply split their sides with laughter.”
  9. #17
    “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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