Inspirational Real Quotes On Life, Love

These real quotes will inspire you. Real can be defined as the actual, or real. Real is a word that means something like: True to yourself and your values. Real is also used in the sense of being genuine. Real is a feeling or state of being true.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging real quotes, real sayings, and real proverbs.

Best Real Quotes

  1. “The only two important things in life are real love and being at peace with yourself.” ~ Jonathan Carroll
  2. “Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.” ~ Abraham Lincoln
  3. “It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
  4. “There is some danger lest there be no real religion in the heart which craves too much daily sympathy.” ~ Margaret Fuller

  5. “The boundary between real life and acting is hard to find.” ~ James Mangold
  6. “It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” ~ e. e. cummings
  7. “Thought is not reality, yet it is through Thought that our realities are created.” ~ Sydney Banks
  8. “People will always show their true selves in the end.” ~ Leona Lewis

  9. “Everybody isn’t your friend. Just because they hang around you and laugh with you doesn’t mean they’re for you. Just because they say they got your back, doesn’t mean they won’t stab you in it. People pretend well. Jealousy sometimes doesn’t live far. So know your circle. At the end of the day real situations expose fake people so pay attention.” ~ Trent Shelton
  10. “Real loss is only possible when you love something more than you love yourself.” ~ Robin Williams , Real quotes on love
  11. “A real decision is measured by the fact that you’ve taken a new action. If there’s no action, you haven’t truly decided.” ~ Tony Robbins
  12. “Let us never forget to pray. God lives. He is near. He is real. He is not only aware of us but cares for us. He is our Father. He is accessible to all who will seek Him.” ~ Gordon B. Hinckley

  13. “If we only knew the real value of a day.” ~ Joseph P. Farrell
  14. “Friends can help each other. A true friend is someone who lets you have total freedom to be yourself – and especially to feel. Or, not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at the moment is fine with them. That’s what real love amounts to – letting a person be what he really is.” ~ Jim Morrison
  15. “The only real valuable thing is intuition.” ~ Albert Einstein
  16. “A failure is not always a mistake, it may simply be the best one can do under the circumstances. The real mistake is to stop trying.” ~ B. F. Skinner

  17. “Love to be real, it must cost—it must hurt—it must empty us of self.” ~ Mother Teresa
  18. “To contact the deeper truth of who we are, we must engage in some activity or practice that questions what we assume to be true about ourselves.” ~ A. H. Almaas
  19. “You can only perceive real beauty in a person as they get older.” ~ Anouk Aimee
  20. “Be real about what you do. Stay true to the voice inside you. Don’t let the ‘business’ change what it is you love because the people, the fans, respond to what is heartfelt. They can always tell when a singer is faking it.” ~ George Jones

  21. “Gentleness is a divine trait: nothing is so divine as gentleness, and nothing is so gentle as real strength.” ~ Ralph Washington Sockman
  22. “One of the cruelest things you can do to another person is pretend you care about them more than you really do.” ~ Douglas Coupland
  23. “I’m hands-on with everything, always trying to reach the real people.” ~ Wyclef Jean
  24. “Sometimes when I look at you, I feel I’m gazing at a distant star. It’s dazzling, but the light is from tens of thousands of years ago. Maybe the star doesn’t even exist anymore. Yet sometimes that light seems more real to me than anything.” ~ Haruki Murakami

  25. “It is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all.” ~ Laura Ingalls Wilder , Real quotes on life
  26. “I believe in everything until it’s disproved. So I believe in fairies, the myths, dragons. It all exists, even if it’s in your mind. Who’s to say that dreams and nightmares aren’t as real as the here and now?” ~ John Lennon
  27. “I have gone into yesterday and tomorrow and both were as real as today — which is like the dreams of ghosts!” ~ Robert E. Howard
  28. “How few our real wants, and how vast our imaginary ones!” ~ Johann Kaspar Lavater

  29. “You cannot convince people to love you. This is an absolute rule. No one will ever give you love because you want him or her to give it. Real love moves freely in both directions. Don’t waste your time on anything else.” ~ Cheryl Strayed
  30. “So, “normal” is really what society dictates as normal and if we’re born in that world, we would see that as normal. But if you think about it for a second, is it really?” ~ Jacque Fresco
  31. “As we have explained, in first love the soul is taken long before the body; later the body is taken long before the soul; sometimes the soul is not taken at all.” ~ Victor Hugo
  32. “To feel, and think, and learn – learn always: surely that is being alive and young in the real sense” ~ Freya Stark

  33. “It is a real piece of art if you can make a waltz sound like it is the easiest piece of music to play, because it’s really not.” ~ Andre Rieu
  34. “I’ve got a real sense of three-dimensional geometry. I can look at a flat piece of fabric and know that if I put a slit in it and make some fabric travel around a square, then when you lift it up it will drape in a certain way, and I can feel how that will happen.” ~ Vivienne Westwood
  35. “Don’t leave a piece of jewelry at his house so you can go back and get it later; he may be with his real girlfriend.” ~ Amy Sedaris
  36. “If you think that by threatening me you can get me to do what you want… well, that’s where you’re right. But – and I am only saying this because I care – there’s a lot of decaffeinated brands on the market that are just as tasty as the real thing.” ~ Val Kilmer

  37. “It’s real interesting to have a soul as a friend, and it makes me feel super special that I’ve managed it.” ~ Stephenie Meyer
  38. “Those who are unconquered in spirit are the real successes in life. If you can so train or condition your mind that you are content regardless of what you have or do not have, and if you can stand the challenge of all your trials and remain calm-that is true happiness.” ~ Paramahansa Yogananda
  39. “It’s woman’s spirit and mood a man has to stimulate in order to make sex interesting. The real lover is the man who can thrill you by touching your head or smiling into your eyes or just staring into space.” ~ Marilyn
  40. “If people would but provide for eternity with the same solicitude and real care as they do for this life, they could not fail of heaven.” ~ John Tillotson

  41. “Faith, in order to be genuine and of any real value, must be the offspring of that divine love which Jesus manifested when He prayed for His enemies on the cross.” ~ Hosea Ballou
  42. “Nothing is so easy as to deceive one’s self; for what we wish, that we readily believe; but such expectations are often inconsistent with the real state of things.” ~ Demosthenes
  43. “All this knowledge of the objective world is of no value in comparison to having a little glimpse of the inner sky and its beauty – its sunrises and sunsets, it’s days and nights, its blue sky and its stars. The outer then looks only a pale reflection of the inner. The inner becomes more real and the outer becomes just a shadow.” ~ Rajneesh
  44. “Real excellence and humility are not incompatible one with the other, on the contrary, they are twin sisters.” ~ Jean-Baptiste Henri Lacordaire

  45. “Some days I feel like everyone in my world has plugged themselves into my kidney. I’m so tired. But when you’re having dinner with your kids and your husband and someone says something funny or you’re dying laughing because your three-year-old made a fart joke, it doesn’t matter what else is going on. That’s real happiness.” ~ Gwyneth Paltrow
  46. “Black is real sensation, even if it is produced by entire absence of light. The sensation of black is distinctly different from the lack of all sensations.” ~ Hermann von Helmholtz
  47. “This generation has lost the true meaning of romance. There are so many songs that disrespect women. You can’t treat the woman you love as a piece of meat. You should treat your love like a princess. Give her love songs, something with real meaning. Maybe I’m old-fashioned but to respect the woman you love should be a priority.” ~ Tom Hiddleston
  48. “A real friend is someone who does n0t give you expectation about delivering on some kind of peer group pressure.” ~ Tony Orlando

  49. “The real secret to freedom seems to lie in the ability to deal with ambiguity, the capacity to tolerate noise and yet hear within its wild randomizing abandon the possibilities of innovation and transformations.” ~ William Thompson
  50. “Christianity is realistic because it says that if there is no truth, there is also no hope; and there can be no truth if there is no adequate base. It is prepared to face the consequences of being proved false and say with Paul: If you find the body of Christ, the discussion is finished, let us eat and drink for tomorrow we die. It leaves absolutely no room for a romantic answer.” ~ Francis Schaeffer
  51. “You can’t be a real country unless you have a beer.” ~ Frank Zappa
  52. “If there’s a role you’re playing and there’s a great deal of material to explore because the person was real then it’s a completely different preparation time and message to playing someone fictional.” ~ Emma Thompson

  53. “But the real secret to total gorgeousness is to believe in yourself, have self confidence, and try to be secure in your decisions and thoughts.” ~ Kirsten Dunst
  54. “People don’t need Christians to act like we always have it together. People need us to be real! What kind of healing would come if we all just got real before God and others?” ~ Beth Moore , Please be real quotes
  55. “If the ego is in the slightest way separated from its source, it yearns to find it again. This search comes from the remembrance of unity and plenitude. As every experience emanates from the non-experience which is our real being, the me also bears the scent of its source. This remembering is awakened through those moments of desirelessness and in deep sleep.” ~ Jean Klein
  56. “Real magic in relationships means an absence of judgment of others.” ~ Wayne Dyer

  57. “I looked at 73 climate models going back to 1979 and every single one predicted more warming than happened in the real world.” ~ John Christy
  58. “But there is a corollary to freedom and that’s personal responsibility, and the real challenge is how you generate that personal responsibility without imposing it.” ~ Esther Dyson
  59. “The individual in the ordinary circumstances of living may feel more unreal than real; in a literal sense, more dead than alive; precariously differentiated from the rest of the world, so that his identity and autonomy are always in question…. He may not possess an overriding sense of personal consistency or cohesiveness. He may feel more insubstantial than substantial, and unable to assume that the stuff he is made of is genuine, good, valuable. And he may feel his self as partially divorced from his body.” ~ R. D. Laing
  60. “This is my real secret to being a joyful person: I make my life easy. I spend more time being grateful for what I have instead of focusing on what isn’t working. I no longer believe that people have to do things my way and that I have to be perfect.” ~ Ellen DeGeneres

  61. “Real craftsmanship, regardless of the skill involved, reflects real caring, and real caring reflects our attitude about ourselves, about our fellowmen, and about life.” ~ Spencer W. Kimball
  62. “Most of us live in a condition of secrecy: secret desires, secret appetites, secret hatreds, and relationship with the institutions which is extremely intense and uncomfortable. These are, to me, a part of the ordinary human condition. So I don’t think I’m writing about abnormal things. … Artists, in my experience, have very little center. They fake. They are not the real thing. They are spies. I am no exception.” ~ John le Carre
  63. “If you’re not acting on your beliefs, then they probably aren’t real.” ~ Edward Snowden

  64. “The politics of that year [2004] are old now, but the problem remains the same, the real culture clash of American life. It’s between the essence of fundamentalism – paternalism, authority, and charity – and the messy imperatives of democracy, “the din of the vox populi” once derided by Abram Vereide. It’s the difference between false unity, preached from above, and real solidarity pledged between brothers and sisters – the kinds who are always bickering.” ~ Jeff Sharlet
  65. “Superhero science has taught me this: Entire universes fit comfortably inside our skulls. Not just one or two but endless universes can be packed into that dark, wet, and bony hollow without breaking it open from the inside. The space in our heads will stretch to accommodate them all. The real doorway to the fifth dimension was always right here. Inside. That infinite interior space contains all the divine, the alien, and the unworldly we’ll ever need.” ~ Grant Morrison

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