Reply to Plato: I seen horses I seen cows I haint never yet seen horsiness nor that there bovinity neither.
Edward Abbey (1927 - 1989)
Source: A Voice Crying in the Wilderness (Vox Clamantis in Deserto): Notes from a Secret Journal, Pages: 10
Contributed by: Tsuya
In the realist, faith is not born from miracles, but miracles from faith.
Fyodor Dostoevsky (1821 - 1881)
Source: The Brothers Karamazov
Contributed by: Andy
Realism is a corruption of reality.
Wallace Stevens (1879 - 1955)
Contributed by: Zaady
Painting is the representation of visible forms. . . . The essence of realism is its negation of the ideal.
A thing that many young fellows don't seem to realism at first is that success depends on oneself and not on a kindly fate, nor on the interest of powerful friends.
Sir Robert Baden-Powell (1857 - 1941)
Source: Lessons from the varsity of life
REALISM, n. The art of depicting nature as it is seem by toads. The charm suffusing a landscape painted by a mole, or a story written by a measuring-worm.
Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)
Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce
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