Imagination creates reality.
Good business leaders create a vision, articulate the vision, passionately own the vision, and relentlessly drive it to completion.
The biggest problem with every art is by the use of appearance to create a loftier reality.
When writing a novel a writer should create living people; people not characters. A character is a caricature.
Whoever has the luck to be born a character can laugh even at death. Because a character will never die! A man will die, a writer, the instrument of creation: but what he has created will never die!
With photography a new language has been created. Now for the first time it is possible to express reality by reality. We can look at an impression as long as we wish, we can delve into it and, so to speak, renew past experiences at will.
Enhance and intensify one's vision of that synthesis of truth and beauty which is the highest and deepest reality.
So much of literary sci-fi is about creating worlds that are rich and detailed and make sense at a social level. We'll create a world for people and then later present a narrative in that world.
The fact is that all writers create their precursors. Their work modifies our conception of the past, just as it is bound to modify the future.
It is quite true, as some poets said, that the God who created man must have had a sinister sense of humor, creating him a reasonable being, yet forcing him to take this ridiculous posture, and driving him with blind craving for this ridiculous performance.
The outstanding reality is the sacred; for only the sacred is in an absolute fashion, acts effectively, creates things and makes them endure.
Our normal expectations about reality are created by a social consensus. We are taught how to see and understand the world. The trick of socialization is to convince us that the descriptions we agree upon define the limits of the real world. What we call reality is only one way of seeing the world, a way that is supported by social consensus.
Excessive literary production is a social offense.
There is nothing like a dream to create the future.
A created thing is never invented and it is never true: it is always and ever itself.
In fine, nothing is said now that has not been said before.
When you're that successful, things have a momentum, and at a certain point you can't really tell whether you have created the momentum or it's creating you.
There's no reality except the one contained within us. That's why so many people live an unreal life. They take images outside them for reality and never allow the world within them to assert itself.
It is not the language of painters but the language of nature which one should listen to, the feeling for the things themselves, for reality is more important than the feeling for pictures.
Speech is the twin of my vision, it is unequal to measure itself, it provokes me forever, it says sarcastically, Walt you contain enough, why don't you let it out then?
Only reality interests me now and I know I could spend the rest of my life in copying a chair.
Some pursue happiness - others create it.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
I auditioned forever. At first they said I was too small and too young.
And I do think that earlier in my career, I did make a very conscious decision to make sure that I was doing work that wasn't necessarily given to me, and that people didn't necessarily think that I would be able to do.