65 Unreal Quotes On Success In Life

These unreal quotes will inspire you. Unreal, lacking in reality, substance, or genuineness or artificial, illusory or so strange as to appear imaginary; not seeming real.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging unreal quotes, unreal sayings, and unreal proverbs.

Best Unreal Quotes

  1. “One of the definitions of sanity is the ability to tell real from unreal. Soon we’ll need a new definition.” ~ Alvin Toffler
  2. “There is no reality except the one contained within us. That is why so many people live such an unreal life. They take the images outside them for reality and never allow the world within to assert itself.” ~ Hermann Hesse
  3. “The more real you get, the more unreal everything else is.” ~ John Lennon
  4. “People sometimes say that the way things happen in the movies is unreal, but actually, it’s the way things happen to you in life that’s unreal. The movies make emotions look strong and real, whereas when things really do happen to you, it’s like you’re watching television — you don’t feel anything.” ~ Andy Warhol , Unreal quotes life
  5. “Since the past is unreal and the future is unreal, all your thoughts are about nothing.” ~ Byron Katie

  6. “It seems like the older I get, the more unreal the world becomes.” ~ Rufus Wainwright
  7. “We sometimes need to create unreal monsters and bogies to stand in for all the things we fear in our real lives.” ~ Stephen King
  8. “When you follow your thoughts and watch them attach to certain things, it makes certain things real and other things unreal, and you realize that this is all created by your mind.” ~ Laurie Anderson
  9. “The unreal is more powerful than the real. Because nothing is as perfect as you can imagine it. Because it’s only intangibles, ideas, concepts, beliefs, fantasies that last. Stone crumbles. Wood rots. People, well, they die.” ~ Chuck Palahniuk
  10. “We can’t believe what we believe to be untrue, and we can’t love what we believe to be unreal.” ~ Peter Kreeft

  11. “Everybody is looking at everybody else a foolish crowd walking on mirrors.” ~ Wallace Stevens
  12. “I think there’s more real in the unreal than there is in the real.” ~ Elizabeth Gilbert
  13. “Once, in an age, God sends to some of us a friend who loves in us, not a false imagining, an unreal character, but, looking through all the rubbish of our imperfections, loves in us the divine ideal of our nature, — loves, not the man that we are, but the angel that we may be.” ~ Harriet Beecher Stowe , Love is unreal quotes
  14. “Error is a supposition that pleasure and pain, that intelligence, substance, life, are existent in matter. Error is neither Mind nor one of Mind’s faculties. Error is the contradiction of Truth. Error is a belief without understanding. Error is unreal because untrue. It is that which stemma to be and is not. If error were true, its truth would be error, and we should have a self-evident absurdity -namely, erroneous truth. Thus we should continue to lose the standard of Truth.” ~ Mary Baker Eddy
  15. “Spirit is the real and eternal; matter is the unreal and temporal.” ~ Mary Baker Eddy

  16. “Lots of people will protest that it’s quite unreal and that I’m out of my mind, but that’s just too bad” ~ Claude Monet
  17. “Yet, the Universe is real enough to the conscious beings in it, which are as unreal as it is itself.” ~ Helena
  18. “I think there’s a vague sense out there that movies are becoming more and more unreal. I know I’ve felt it.” ~ Christopher Nolan
  19. “Language is political. That’s why you and me, my Brother and Sister, that’s why we supposed to choke our natural self into the weird, lying, barbarous, unreal, white speech and writing habits that the schools lay down like holy law.” ~ June Jordan
  20. “There is no reality except the one contained within us.” ~ Hermann Hesse

  21. “The idea that nations should love one another, or that business concerns or marketing boards should love one another, or that a man in Portugal should love a man in Peru of whom he has never heard -it is absurd, unreal, dangerous. The fact is we can only love what we know personally. And we cannot know much.” ~ E. M. Forster
  22. “A lot of people in spiritual life use the awareness of difference, and the spiritual glorification of difference, as a justification to indulge in that which is ultimately unreal.” ~ Andrew Cohen
  23. “I mean what they and their hired psychiatrists call delusional systems. Needless to say, ‘delusions’ are always officially defined. We do not have to worry about questions of real or unreal. They only talk out of expediency. It’s the system that matters. How the data arrange themselves inside it. Some are consistent, others fall apart.” ~ Thomas Pynchon
  24. “There are no hard distinctions between what is real and what is unreal, nor between what is true and what is false. A thing is not necessarily either true or false; it can be both true and false.” ~ Harold Pinter
  25. “The advice of the elders to young men is very apt to be as unreal as a list of the hundred best books.” ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

  26. “The world is changing every moment, and is therefore unreal. It has non permanent existence.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
  27. “Reality is, you know, the tip of an iceberg of irrationality that we’ve managed to drag ourselves up onto for a few panting moments before we slip back into the sea of the unreal.” ~ Terence McKenna
  28. “Old age is like an opium dream. Nothing seems real except the unreal.” ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
  29. “and I think that everything in life is kind of unreal, isn’t it?” ~ James Patterson
  30. “Nothing real can be threatened. Nothing unreal exists.” ~ Helen Schucman

  31. “Being Doctor Who, I used to look at the clock and know at half past four we were going to stop rehearsing – and that was a sad moment for me because I wanted to stay in this beautiful, unreal world.” ~ Tom Baker
  32. “No matter how much you plan for it, the real thing seems curiously, well, unreal.” ~ Gregory Benford
  33. “Once you are real you can’t become unreal again. It lasts for always.” ~ Margery Williams
  34. “Men of broader intellect know that there is no sharp distinction betwixt the real and the unreal” ~ H. P. Lovecraft
  35. “Really unreal world, will you perhaps do the breathing for me while I am away?” ~ e. e. cummings

  36. “Truth is inseperable from the illusory belief that from the figures of the unreal one day, in spite of all, real deliverance will come.” ~ Theodor Adorno
  37. “The border between the Real and the Unreal is not fixed, but just marks the last place where rival gangs of shamans fought each other to a standstill.” ~ Robert Anton Wilson , Real unreal quotes
  38. “Some may find comfort in reflecting that the distinction between an eliminative and an explicative physicalism is unreal.” ~ Willard Van Orman Quine
  39. “Sexual desire may burn like fire, but when you give a thought to when you are ill, then your excitement dies down. Fame and fortune may be sweet as candy, but when you give a thought to when you die, then their flavor is like chewing wax. Therefore, if people are usually concerned about death and illness, this can also dissolve unreal activities and develop longing for the way.” ~ Zicheng Hong
  40. “To see the unreal is wisdom. Beyond this lies the inexpressible.” ~ Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj

  41. “As photographs give people an imaginary possession of a past that is unreal, they also help people to take possession of space in which they are insecure.” ~ Susan Sontag
  42. “We take that which is unreal to be real and that which is real to be unreal.” ~ Rupert Spira
  43. “The kid was so handsome, he almost looked unreal.” ~ Ilona Andrews
  44. “Perfection is shallow, unreal, and fatally uninteresting.” ~ Anne Lamott
  45. “I look in the mirror. There’s me. What’s in the mirror is not real. So am I unreal?” ~ Derek Walcott

  46. “There are moments in life when it is all turned inside out–what is real becomes unreal, what is unreal becomes tangible, and all your levelheaded efforts to keep a tight ontological control are rendered silly and indulgent.” ~ Aleksandar Hemon
  47. “The real in me longs for peace.
    The unreal in me longs for power.” ~ Sri Chinmoy
  48. “The real does not die, the unreal never lived.” ~ Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj
  49. “If no one else, the dying must notice how unreal, how full of pretense, is all that we accomplish here, where nothing is allowed to be itself.” ~ Rainer Maria Rilke
  50. “Because nothing is as perfect as you can imagine it.” ~ Chuck Palahniuk

  51. “Out of the unreal shadows of night comes back the real life that we had known. We have to resume it where we had left off… p 207” ~ Oscar Wilde
  52. “If you can change the way people think. The way they see themselves. The way they see the world. If you do that, you can change the way people live their lives. That’s the only lasting thing you can create.” ~ Chuck Palahniuk
  53. “Stone crumbles. Wood rots. People, well they die. But things as fragile as a thought, a dream, a legend, they can go on and on.” ~ Chuck Palahniuk
  54. “I can destroy a dance floor. I think life should be a musical. I always hate it when people watch a musical and they go, ‘Oh, it’s so unrealistic, no one just breaks into song in the middle of their day.’ Yeah, they do- if they’re me.” ~ Zachary Levi
  55. “There is nothing as unreal as life.” ~ Jeffrey Lee Pierce

  56. “When every hope is gone, ‘when helpers fail and comforts flee,’ I find that help arrives somehow, from I know not where. Supplication, worship, prayer are no superstition; they are acts more real than the acts of eating, drinking, sitting or walking. It is no exaggeration to say that they alone are real, all else is unreal.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
  57. “Any great and inspiring leader or organization that ever existed set out to do something completely unrealistic.” ~ Simon Sinek
  58. “I believe these stories exist because we sometimes need to create unreal monsters and bogies to stand in for all the things we fear in our real lives: the parent who punches instead of kissing, the auto accident that takes a loved one, the cancer we one day discover living in our own bodies. If such terrible occurrences were acts of darkness, they might actually be easier to cope with. But instead of being dark, they have their own terrible brilliance. . . and none shine so bright as the acts of cruelty we sometimes perpetrate in our own families.” ~ Stephen King
  59. “I’m stuck struggling in the cold water, and all I can do is grieve, grieve, in the hoar necessitous horror of the morning, bitterly I hate myself, bitterly it’s too late yet while I feel better I still feel ephemeral and unreal and unable to straighten my thoughts or even really grieve, in fact I feel too stupid to be really bitter, in short I don’t know what I’m doing and I’m being told what to do.” ~ Jack Kerouac
  60. “The only thing you fear is the unreality that you yourself have invented.” ~ Byron Katie

  61. “One of the most destructive forces in the world is love. For the following reason: The world is a conglomeration of objects, no, of events and the approachings of events towards objects, therefore of becoming stases static stagnant, of all that is unreal. You get in the world, you get your daily life your routine doesn’t matter if you’re rich poor legal illegal, you begin to believe what doesn’t change is real, and love comes along and shows all these unchangeable for ever fixtures to be flimsy paper bits. Love can tear anything to shreds.” ~ Kathy Acker
  62. “It is easier to argue that something nobody believes in actually exists than it is to argue that something everybody believes in is unreal.” ~ Samuel R. Delany
  63. “Day and night I try, in my studio with its six two-thousand watt suns, balancing between the extremes of the impossible, to shake loose the real from the unreal, to give visions body, to penetrate into unknown transparencies.” ~ Erwin Blumenfeld
  64. “New York is a field of tireless and antagonistic interests undoubtedly fascinating but horribly unreal. Everybody is looking at everybody else a foolish crowd walking on mirrors.” ~ Wallace Stevens
  65. “The unreal is natural, so natural that it makes of unreality the most natural of anything natural. That is what America does, and that is what America is.” ~ Gertrude Stein

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