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Quotes of unreal

  1. In America, you watch TV and think that's totally unreal then you step outside and it's just the same. – Joan Armatrading
  2. Spirit is the real and eternal; matter is the unreal and temporal. – Mary Baker Eddy
  3. Writing a novel is not merely going on a shopping expedition across the border to an unreal land: it is hours and years spent in the factories, the streets, the cathedrals of the imagination. – Janet Frame
  4. 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. – Hermann Hesse
  5. 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
  6. It's something that I am going over in my head about the whole video game thing, and whether you support violence by being in a film like this. I mean, to me, it's incredibly unreal and it's all about the action, and just explosions. – Rosamund Pike
  7. 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
  8. Unalloyed love of God is the essential thing. All else is unreal – Ramakrishna
  9. Gentlemen can now only behave as such, or be tolerated as such, in circumstances that are manifestly contrived or unreal – Simon Raven
  10. I feel ghostly unreal until I become somebody else again on the screen. – Peter Sellers
  11. 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
  12. One of the definitions of sanity is the ability to tell real from unreal Soon we'll need a new definition. – Alvin Toffler
  13. You become so encapsulated in this world of being a star. People listen to what you say, you have this voice, it becomes unreal and you become far removed from the people you came from. – Tracey Ullman

Usage examples for unreal

  1. It seemed so unreal to me. – In the Yellow Sea by Henry Frith
  2. Ethel heard only bits of this, for it all seemed so confused and unreal – His Second Wife by Ernest Poole
  3. The name rang out strangely upon the stillness- the name which for me had a dreadful significance; but the whole episode seemed unreal the voice that had cried unlike my voice. – The Quest of the Sacred Slipper by Sax Rohmer
  4. It was all swift, unreal – Montlivet by Alice Prescott Smith
  5. But somehow or other, in this house, it all seems unreal to me. – The Mansion by Henry Van Dyke
  6. He felt unreal and remote and small. – Balloons by Elizabeth Bibesco
  7. Real or unreal it was over, and things were apparently on their former footing. – The Captive in Patagonia by Benjamin Franklin Bourne
  8. There is always something unreal in fame, and great men know in their own hearts that they are not great. – The Last Hope by Henry Seton Merriman
  9. I've a feeling, he said, without looking at her, that all this is unreal – The Stronger Influence by F.E. Mills Young
  10. In literary and popular use an illusion is an unreal appearance presented in any way to the bodily or the mental vision; it is often pleasing, harmless, or even useful.... – Practical Exercises in English by Huber Gray Buehler
  11. The store we had left seemed as unreal as though we had never known its protection. – Land of the Burnt Thigh by Edith Eudora Kohl
  12. The pink flame of the unreal light died away. – The Singing Mouse Stories by Emerson Hough
  13. The dark days were near; the time when warm earth, bright flowers, joy of life, are so unreal so far away, that it seems sometimes they may not return again. – Furze the Cruel by John Trevena
  14. When the sun shone forth for a little while we saw a picture against the dark clouds as a background that was almost unreal in its ethereal beauty. – See America First by Orville O. Hiestand
  15. The weeks since she had left Chicago, especially the last two or three of them, seemed unreal and the incidents of them as if they couldn't have happened. – The Real Adventure by Henry Kitchell Webster
  16. What if her errand seemed fantastic, unreal since this new world also was like some illusion of a dream? – The Peace of Roaring River by George van Schaick
  17. Emily's novel revealed a powerful but ill- regulated imagination, with scenes of splendid imaginative force, yet morbid and unreal as an opium dream. – Modern English Books of Power by George Hamlin Fitch
  18. Mary, wrapped in all the mysterious thoughts of that unreal time, winced inwardly. – Poor, Dear Margaret Kirby and Other Stories by Kathleen Norris
  19. He was living most of the time in an unreal world, and inevitable contact with his actual life and surroundings brought him increasing distress. – Without a Home by E. P. Roe
  20. No. It's just all- unreal again. – Deadly City by Paul W. Fairman

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