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"Acting is about being real, being honest." - Kate Winslet

"Forget about being impressive and commit to being real." - Danielle LaPorte

"All I really care about is that I'm being honest and I'm real and I'm coming from a real place." - Joshua Homme

"All I'm doing is being authentic and real and singing about the emotions I go through as a human being." - Anthony Evans

"Fake people talk about other people being fake. Real people worry about their business, and no one else's." - Ziad K. Abdelnour

"Not real can tell us about real." - Margaret Atwood

"A new world, material without being real, where poor ghosts, breathing dreams like air, drifted fortuitously about." - F Scott Fitzgerald

"I think there's something about being a neophyte that's refreshing and hard to duplicate; it brings about real innovation. Innovation usually comes about through blind ignorance." - Sylvester Stallone

"There's very little admirable about being a pirate. There's very little functional about a pirate. There's very little real about a pirate." - Will Oldham

"It's very simple why kids are crazy about dinosaurs - dinosaurs are nature's Special Effects. They are the only real dragons. Kids love dragons. It's not just being weirdly shaped and being able to eat Buicks. It's that they are real." - Robert T Bakker

"It's very simple why kids are crazy about dinosaurs - dinosaurs are nature's Special Effects. They are the only real dragons. Kids love dragons. It's not just being weirdly shaped and being able to eat Buicks. It's that they are real." - Robert T Bakker

"Fiction, because it is not about somebody who actually lived in the real world, always has the possibility of being about oneself." - Orson Scott Card

"As long as you say I'm the guy who's real about it, I have no problem being the person who people look to to talk about race." - Larry Wilmore

"Real success is being totally indulgent about your own trip. You put your blinders on about the garbage and go full speed ahead." - Betsey Johnson

"Real Buddhism is about meditation." - Frederick Lenz

"Real religion is not about being a Christian or a Jew or a Muslim. Real religion is about loving God, & dedicating ones life to be an instrument of Gods compassion, kindness towards other living beings." - Radhanath Swami

"Never mind. Point being that you don't have to get too worked up about us, dear educated minds. You don't have to think of us aas real girls, real flesh and blood, real pain, real injustice. That might be too upsetting. Just discard the sordid part. Consider us pure symbol. We're no more real than money." - Margaret Atwood

"The real food is not being advertised" - Michael Pollan

"There is real comfort in being quiet." - Justina Chen

"Be real. That's part of being present." - Gabrielle Bernstein

"Being real is what is important." - Gavin Rossdale

"Real people had real agendas, real demands, real expectations about how other people should behave." - Nicholas Sparks

"Buddhist mindfulness is about the present, but I also think its about being real. Being awake to everything. Feeling like nothing can hurt you if you can look it straight on." - Krista Tippett

"Buddhist mindfulness is about the present, but I also think it's about being real. Being awake to everything. Feeling like nothing can hurt you if you can look it straight on." - Krista Tippett

"All I'm doing is being authentic and real and singing about the emotions I go through as a human being. I don't think we should be nervous about expressing who we really are when it comes to being a believer but also when it comes to being someone who goes through real life. You have to experience real life before you can understand what it means to really worship." - Anthony Evans

"Being offended is part of being in the real world." - Courtney Love

"For all the talk you hear about knowledge being such a wonderful thing, instinct is worth forty of it for real unerringness." - Mark Twain

"The trouble with improv is that it is often about being funny in the moment without any real consideration for the bigger picture." - Simon Pegg

"We talk often about being in a media-saturated society, and we are surrounded by image streams. But it's nihilistic. There's a real randomness to all of it." - Cynthia Daignault

"Rest easy, real mothers. The very fact that you worry about being a good mom means that you already are one." - Jodi Picoult

"[Facism] that incredibly loaded word we do not associate with the real American politics is being used by other conservatives, by other Republicans to talk about Donald Trump." - Rachel Maddow

"Spreading the word about real issues is still helping. Just being conscious of helping animals every day will help guide you to make beneficial decisions for animals." - Alison Eastwood

"I remembered what you had said to me on that wonderful evening we first dined together, about the search for beauty being the real secret of life..." - Oscar Wilde

"I try to keep it real. I don't have time to worry about what I'm projecting to the world. I'm just busy being myself." - Demi Lovato

"The real test of being in the presence of God is, that you either forget about yourself altogether or see yourself as a small, dirty object." - C S Lewis

"I enjoyed studying costume, learning about the corsetry and the historical context of fashion. I never had any real intention of being a costume designer." - Georgina Chapman

"You can legally lie about the real world to your heart's content, but until some human being is materially damaged, nobody will complain." - Richard Dawkins

"To understand somebody else as a human being, I think, is about as close to real forgiveness as one can get." - David Small

"The more you learn about the real vastness of space and the real challenges of space travel, the more completely you appreciate the necessity of taking very good care of this world and being good stewards of it." - Jon Spaihts

"Being an actor in movies is a lot about the power of your imagination and making the circumstance real to you so the audience will feel that it's real." - Joel Kinnaman

"All I really care about is that I'm being honest and I'm real and I'm coming from a real place. There's a part of me that's a total cad and a part of me that's also a family man." - Josh Homme

"America deserves a real discussion about real policy." - John F Kerry

"When I was four I thought everything in TV was just TV, then I was five and Ma unlied about lots of it being pictures of real and Outside being totally real. Now I'm in Outside but it turns out lots of it isn't real at all." - Emma Donoghue

"When I was four I thought everything in TV was just TV, then I was five and Ma unlied about lots of it being pictures of real and Outside being totally real. Now I'm in Outside but it turns out lots of it is' real at all." - Emma Donoghue

"The natural power of breastfeeding is one of the greatest wonders of the world. It is about real love. It is about caring and celebrating the wondrous joy of nurturing a new life. It is about enjoying being a woman." - Anwar Fazal

"While we are being fascinated by the tales of famous serial killers and how they were brought to justice, the real serial killer goes about his business with hardly a thought to being caught." - Pat Brown

"I like movies that are about real people in real time with real problems." - Josh Radnor

"Everybody talks about being a role model. But if you look up the word 'role' in a dictionary, it describes playing a part. Everything I'm into, it's real to me. There's nothing fake about it." - Shaquille O'Neal

"By leadership, I mean taking complete responsibility for an organization's well-being and growth, and changing it for the better. Real leadership is not about prestige, power or status. It is about responsibility." - Robert L. Joss

"Our jobs as artists is to make sure our art tells a real story and let people see themselves in these characters. It's about having a conversation about being better people." - Lil Rel Howery

"The one real irritant is that my young children - they also adapt. They adapt to being without their father. That's a hard, hard adaption which they didn't ask for. I worry about them; I worry about their mother." - Julian Assange

"I had a real stage school voice and I could do loud things, but it's not about being loud, it's about sensitivity and subtlety in music. You can do so much more with a quiet voice than with a belter." - Amy Winehouse

"It's crazy how people are being hated for being real and loved for being fake." - Unknown

"The real innovators did their innovating by just being themselves." - Count Basie

"When you are Real you don't mind being hurt." - Margery Williams

"Being busy does not always mean real work." - Thomas A Edison

"My work is writing, but my real work is being." - William Saroyan

"There is real honor in being a total goofball" - Claire Danes

"Real strength entails being considerate and supportive of people's feelings." - Mary Kay Ash

"I love being able to stay real to the world." - Kurt Sutter

"That's what I miss, being a real human." - Mia

"I like being a leader in real life." - Donnie Wahlberg

"It's sad that you don't see drivers being real people." - Jacques Villeneuve

"'SuperBetter' is fundamentally about a mind shift. It's about claiming your power to be in charge of how you spend your time and energy, and focusing it on the things that matter the most to you. Focusing on things that will bring real happiness, real well-being." - Jane Mcgonigal

"There will always be a slight difference between the reel and the real. Even my family might know 99 per cent about me, but there will be this one per cent about me that nobody will ever know. Being in this profession, I am fine with biopics or movies inspired by real-life-characters." - Vidya Balan

"Marriage is not mainly about being or staying in love. It's mainly about telling the truth with our lives. It's about portraying something true about Jesus Christ and the way He relates to his people. It is about showing in real life the glory of the gospel." - John Piper

"Don't worry about being cool. Worry about being the best" - Jeff Van Gundy

"Don't worry about being successful. Worry about being significant." - Oprah Winfrey

"Elegance is not about being noticed, its about being remembered." - Giorgio Armani

"Communication is about being effective, not always about being proper." - Bo Bennett

"Let's bring back grandmothers! A real family consists of three generations. It's time Americans stopped worrying about interference and being a burden on the children and regrouped under one roof." - Florence King

"If there's a message, it's that the unlovable and unattractive parts of ourselves should be embraced. The only real currency between people is what happens when they're not cool. And I hope people feel OK about not being cool." - Helen Hunt

"That's the thing about being the product of happily marries parents, You grow up thinking the fairy tale is real, and more than that, you think you're entitled to live it. So far, though, it wasn't working out as planned." - Nicholas Sparks

"A lot of improvisation ends up being about just thinking outside of the box in the scene. It's not improvisation as much as it is quickness or making it real." - Jason Sudeikis

"I can deal with conservatives in a democracy. With real conservatives, I don't agree with them, but I understand why they believe what they believe and I believe they're being honest with me about it." - Steve Earle

"When your head is smashing into the concrete you don't have question about whether it's a real sensation. And ultimately, that's what's going to unmake us all - smashing up against the physical reality of death and decay, and being unmade." - Will Sheff

"Everyone knew that fat had become the new cancer, yet they bellyached about the dieting hysteria and applauded the "real" women's body. As though doing no exercise and being overfed was some kind of sensible mold." - Jo Nesbo

"Take Milton Friedman, he sits at his desk pontificating about such bunk as the monetary system being the answer to our problems. The monetary system is a legal contrivance. Property, not money, is real wealth. It's physical, not legal." - Louis O. Kelso

"I've had trouble being in relationships and writing. This has been a real problem for me. I don't know if it's because I'm not free to fantasize or create these fantasy things about other people" - Lucinda Williams

"The real difference between telling what happened and telling a story about what happened is that instead of being a victim of our past, we become master of it." - Donald Davis

"Quit praying about yourself and spend your life for the sake of others as the bondservant of Jesus. That is the true meaning of being broken bread and poured-out wine in real life." - Oswald Chambers

"A film is not a documentary. And what's wonderful about film is that it's a real provocation for people. I never, ever see film as being an absolute version of the truth." - Cate Blanchett

"If there is anything worth serving, it's this love. If there is anything worth being, it's this love. If there is anything worth talking about it's this love. If there is anything of real value it's this love." - Kenny Johnson

"Success is not only the financial wealth you accumulate, it is also about being a leader, improving your relationships, living healthfully, and making a real difference in the world." - Darren Hardy

"It was something that came sort of matter-of-factually. Because there - it's like really - real honest engagement with the people around me and just like really honestly being a little bit confused, quite frankly, about Harlem." - Kehinde Wiley

"I definitely write about a lot of dreamy, surreal stuff. I do end up going to a surreal world with my music, but I also like the idea of there being really real stuff as well." - Ellie Goulding

"In the real world, it is hard to be taken seriously as a woman. Use your brain and be smart about your choices. There's nothing wrong with being a good girl - it's actually very attractive and sexy." - Faith Hill

"Opera needs to be a total escape from real life. To relate to what we're going through today is fine and dandy, but it's really about being transported and completely swept away by a romantic notion." - Rufus Wainwright

"Write about this man who, drop by drop, squeezes the slave's blood out of himself until he wakes one day to find the blood of a real human being-not a slave's-coursing through his veins." - Anton Chekhov

"I stepped out on faith to follow my lifelong dream of being an author. I made real sacrifices and took big risks. But living, it seems to me, is largely about risk." - Jan Karon

"No one bothered reading the books and understanding - and again, I'm not being high-falutin' about it - but I think our books are great literature with great metaphors of real life dealing with fears and hopes." - Avi Arad

"I'm real excited about being on CBS and hosting this show. I have been studying all of the great CBS shows. I think I'm prepared, so if you're ready, let's have the first item up for bids." - Ray Combs

"People that I care about, that I consider being friends of mine, most of the things I discuss with them I wouldn't discuss in public because it's a real relationship. It's not a relationship for the public, you know?" - Common

"I would like to see every parent either directly - if they are comfortable with the technology - or through a personal tutor, being able to access real-time information about their child." - Jim Knight

"We pride ourselves on being the only species that understands the concept of risk, yet we have a confounding habit of worrying about mere possibilities while ignoring probabilities, building barricades against perceived dangers while leaving ourselves exposed to real ones." - Jeffrey Kluger

"Real spiritual authority has to do with the truth of the actual words being spoken, and the spirit of the person behind the words. Really, authority is about truth: honest-living truth." - John Ortberg

"Readers of novels often fall into the bad habit of being overly exacting about the characters' moral flaws. They apply to these fictional beings standards that no one they know in real life could possibly meet." - Edmund White

"Sometimes I get insecure about being a real director because I look at the great directors, and they have such command. But maybe that keeps me critical of myself. Maybe it keeps me moving forward." - Ben Affleck

"I learned to focus on what's real rather than imagined; on not letting feelings drive the bus; on being courageous and honest; on putting my total effort into something and not worrying about the result." - Rob Lowe

"I've had trouble being in relationships and writing. This has been a real problem for me. I don't know if it's because I'm not free to fantasize or create these fantasy things about other people." - Lucinda Williams

"It is quite surreal having a film made about your life. The whole process of turning real life into drama is interesting in itself, but even more so when it is your own life being put into the narrative forge." - Heather Brooke

"Life is about Being & Becoming" - Carl Rogers

"Influence is about being genuine." - Johnny Hunt

"I'm about being the best." - Frank Ocean

"You matter as much as the things that matter to you. And I got so backwards trying to matter to him. All this time, there were real things to care about: real, good people who care about me, and this place. It's so easy to get stuck. You just get caught in being something, being special or cool or whatever, to the point where you don't even know why you need it; you just think you do." - John Green

"I love saying 'yes' and I love saying 'please.' Saying 'yes' doesn't mean I don't know how to say no, and saying 'please' doesn't mean I am waiting for permission. 'Yes please' sounds powerful and concise. It's a response and a request. It is not about being a good girl; it is about being a real woman." - Amy Poehler

"There is a real hunger for information about Obama and a sense that information is not being covered or, in some cases, even being withheld. There is a sense that there are elements of the media that are protective of Obama, that they would rather block a story that is embarassing about Obama than let the American public decide." - Dinesh D'Souza

"I actually didn't like that feeling of being out of touch because what I do depends on being in touch. But it's fun to talk about. That's one of the real dangers of drugs: they're too much fun to talk about." - Clive James

"As long as I can remember, I've always had pets. Something about the connection you share with this entirely different species just blows my mind. My 11-year-old pitbull, Bella, has taught me so much about being a real human being." - Reid Scott

"Plastic surgery and breast implants are fine for people who want that, if it makes them feel better about who they are. But, it makes these people, actors especially, fantasy figures for a fantasy world. Acting is about being real being honest." - Kate Winslet

"There is a real hunger for information about Obama and a sense that information is not being covered or, in some cases, even being withheld. There is a sense that there are elements of the media that are protective of Obama, that they would rather block a story that is embarassing about Obama than let the American public decide." - Dinesh Dsouza

"Never apologize for what you feel. It's like being sorry for being real." - Lil Wayne

"Art should help you to navigate the real challenges of being a human being." - Martin Firrell

"Being a real writer means being able to do the work on a bad day." - Norman Mailer

"I'm afraid of being average. I have a real fear of being just another linebacker." - Junior Seau

"My music is for real women and it's about real women and I am a real woman," - Brandy Clark

"My music is for real women, and it's about real women, and I am a real woman." - Brandy Clark

"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

"I think there are definite parallels between sport and art. There's a real sense of sacrifice. There's a real sense of dedication that is needed in sport that I think you can attribute to art. I think so much of it is about bravery and courage, being an actor." - Matt Smith

"The mainstream has lost its way. Crime fiction is an objective, realistic genre because it's about the real world, real bodies really being killed by somebody. And this involves the investigator in trying to understand the society that the person lived in." - Michael Dibdin

"I did this movie right after it about the life of Chet Baker. It's called Born to Be Blue. In that situation, there's a real clear character you're drawing on. It's a real person. It's really exciting and interesting to do the research to figure out how to make that a nuanced, three-dimensional human being." - Ethan Hawke

"I think the best thing about my short-lived political career was that I saw the interiors of Bihar and UP. That is the real India, and, being an Indian, it was really sad to see our own people living in such dismal conditions. It was a real eye-opener." - Sanjay Dutt

"'Seanan McGuire' is my real name; if I'm being silly and third-person about it, she's a frequently cranky, foul-mouthed Disney Princess on vacation in the real world, where she studies diseases, cuddles reptiles, watches lots of horror movies, and goes to as many corn fields as possible." - Seanan Mcguire

"If you work hard in real life, people tend to get in your way - either from inertia or prejudice - and they stop you achieving things. It's the worst thing about real life compared with sports, where you generally get what you deserve: if you're the fastest guy, you win; there are no other games being played." - Daley Thompson

"Along with reading as much as I could about Andy, several of the real folks came in besides Andy [Hertzfeld] - Joanna Hoffman and John Sculley and Steve Wozniak all came in and spoke with us - so we had the advent of being around the real people and feeling their spirit, in talking to them about what Steve was like, what their relationship was like, and how they felt about each other." - Michael Stuhlbarg

"The so-called resistance is very broad and we don't agree on everything, but there's a moment of opportunity when people are paying attention. It's time for us to really get serious about political education and about our own moral education in this moment, and to seize this opportunity to organize and be in deep dialogue with a whole lot of people who never even thought about being politically engaged or active before. There's real hope there and real opportunity." - Michelle Alexander

"They say nerves heal real slowly. Lots of things about us heal real slowly." - Buck Brannaman

"Today, everything is about speed and real time. We are no longer concerned with real space." - Paul Virilio

"Every reader knows about the feeling that characters in books seem more real than real people." - Cornelia Funke

"I try to write about real women, real people - in other words flawed characters." - Emily Giffin

"Reality television was in some ways being unimaginative at that time. We were excited about the possibilities of the form, to use real people as your stars, to not be about winning, to be about going on complicated, challenging, funny, dramatic journeys." - John Landgraf

"The cool thing about being a writer is: you get to make stuff up. When I started wring about Vampires, I realized, I can take everything i did like about that mythology and anything I didn't like, I didn't have to; because until a real Vampire stands up and says, 'you've got it wrong,' it's anyone's game." - Jeaniene Frost

"My life is good because I am not passive about it. I invest in what is real. Like real people, to do real things, for the real me." - Gwyneth Paltrow

"The challenge is to write about real things magically." - Raymond Chandler

"Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased." - Jiddu Krishnamurti

"The real things about man are not his body..." - T. B. Joshua

"Style is about confidence. That's the real beauty." - Diane Von Furstenberg

"I know something about aircraft carriers for real." - John F Kerry

"I don't think about the real future very much." - William Gibson

"I am really just writing about real life." - Klayton

"I'll tell you this about the Oscars - they're real." - William H Macy

"I spend shockingly little time thinking about real-world stuff." - Trey Parker

"Leading is not hypothetical debating; it's about solving real problems." - John Yarmuth

"There's a real mischievousness about Irishmen, don't you find?" - Natalie Dormer

"There's something very real about helping someone one-on-one." - Matt Mullenweg

"People love to yammer on about things that aren't real." - Jeremy Renner

"I always talk about my characters like they're real people." - Dakota Fanning

"Talk about a dream, try to make it real." - Bruce Springsteen

"Being "fearless" isn't about being unafraid, it's about being TERRIFIED and still going for it." - Taylor Swift

"Being a Parisian is not about being born in Paris, it is about being reborn there." - Sacha Guitry



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