A Quote by Edward Paul Abbey on plato, ideal forms, philosophy, and realism

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

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A Quote by Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky on dostoevsky, faith, miracles, the miraculous, faithfulness, realism, and realist

In the realist, faith is not born from miracles, but miracles from faith. 

Fyodor Dostoevsky (1821 - 1881)

Source: The Brothers Karamazov

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A Quote by Wallace Stevens on corruption, realism, and reality

Realism is a corruption of reality.

Wallace Stevens (1879 - 1955)

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A Quote by unknown on idealism, painting, and realism

Painting is the representation of visible forms. . . . The essence of realism is its negation of the ideal.


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A Quote by Sir Robert Baden-Powell on fate, friendship, interest, realism, and success

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

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on art, charm, nature, and realism

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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