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  The whole history of science has been the gradual realization that events do not happen in an arbitrary manner, but that they reflect a certain underlying order, which may or may not be divinely inspired.  
 -  Stephen Hawking
  

  There is joy in work. There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.  
 -  Henry Ford
  

  I dream of the realization of the unity of Africa, whereby its leaders combine in their efforts to solve the problems of this continent. I dream of our vast deserts, of our forests, of all our great wildernesses.  
 -  Nelson Mandela
  

  Each year on the anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birth, America has the opportunity to reflect on our nation's progress towards the realization of his dream.  
 -  Adam Schiff
  

  The subject of history is the gradual realization of all that is practically necessary.  
 -  Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
  

  With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world.  
 -  Dalai Lama
  

  The hardest part about letting go is finally realizing that there wasn't much left to hold on.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Self-realization is great.  
 -  Corey Feldman
  

  Teaching is an instinctual art, mindful of potential, craving of realizations, a pausing, seamless process.  
 -  A. Bartlett Giamatti
  

  Today self-consciousness no longer means anything but reflection on the ego as embarrassment, as realization of impotence: knowing that one is nothing.  
 -  Theodor Adorno
  

  An emancipated society, on the other hand, would not be a unitary state, but the realization of universality in the reconciliation of differences.  
 -  Theodor Adorno
  

  I'm still a political revolutionary. The fire never went out of me, but perceptions and realizations change.  
 -  Bobby Seale
  

  Ultimately, all human activities have as their goal the realization of happiness. Why, then, have we ended up producing the opposite result? Could the underlying cause be our failure to correctly understand the true nature of happiness?  
 -  Daisaku Ikeda
  

  To my mind, the most important aspect of the Nobel Awards is that they bring home to the masses of the peoples of all nations, a realization of their common interests. They carry to those who have no direct contact with science the international spirit.  
 -  Irving Langmuir
  

  Man has the possibility of existence after death. But possibility is one thing and the realization of the possibility is quite a different thing.  
 -  Bret Harte
  

  The goal towards which the pleasure principle impels us - of becoming happy - is not attainable: yet we may not - nay, cannot - give up the efforts to come nearer to realization of it by some means or other.  
 -  Sigmund Freud
  

  Self-Realization Fellowship seemed like training. It was the training ground for finding a sense of peace in myself. Because that's my job. It's no one else's.  
 -  Mariel Hemingway
  

  I have come to realize that you don't need to explain yourself in certain circumstances. Those who truly love you don't need it, they will naturally understand.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Computers are magnificent tools for the realization of our dreams, but no machine can replace the human spark of spirit, compassion, love, and understanding.  
 -  Louis Gerstner
  

  The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Love is the difficult realization that something other than oneself is real.  
 -  Iris Murdoch
  

  There's no shame in enjoying a quiet life. And that's been the realization of the past few years for me.  
 -  Daniel Radcliffe
  

  Ever since the collapse of cap and trade legislation and the realization that President Obama is unlikely to ever utter the words 'climate change' in public again, much less use the bully pulpit to prepare the nation for the catastrophic risks of inaction, the movement has been in a funk.  
 -  Virgil Goode
  

  Contentment is not the fulfillment of everything you want, it's the realization of everything you already have.  
 -  Unknown
  

  It makes no difference how deeply seated may be the trouble, how hopeless the outlook how muddled the tangle, how great the mistake. A sufficient realization of love will dissolve it all.  
 -  Emmet Fox
  

  The art of life is to live in the present moment, and to make that moment as perfect as we can by the realization that we are the instruments and expression of God Himself.  
 -  Emmet Fox
  

  Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal.  
 -  Earl Nightingale
  

  It's been hard, but I've finally come to the realization that it's okay to not be perfect.  
 -  Jessica Simpson
  

  Four years of world war, at a cost in human suffering which our minds are mercifully too limited to imagine, led to the very clear realization that international anarchy must be abandoned if civilization was to survive.  
 -  Arthur Henderson
  

  For your born writer, nothing is so healing as the realization that he has come upon the right word.  
 -  Catherine Drinker Bowen
  

  I went through this realization that acting, at its heart, is the ability to manipulate your own emotions.  
 -  Scarlett Johansson
  

  We are not actually in charge of life, yet behave as if we are the masters of our own destiny. The realization of this fact is quite a hard one. The ridiculousness of our pomposity and presumption can only result in anger or humor.  
 -  Billy Childish
  

  It is my strong hope that an environment will be created in which both of our countries can cooperate for the realization of a world without nuclear weapons.  
 -  Yoshiro Mori
  

  When France resolved, along with England, to lend assistance in the legitimate defense of Poland, the realization burst on us that a conflict of awesome proportions was inevitable.  
 -  Rene Cassin
  

  This disaster did not force us to abandon our ideal; on the contrary, from the very first months of the conflict, it led us to define precisely the conditions for its realization.  
 -  Leon Jouhaux
  

  Nevertheless, the realization that breaking a pencil point would have far less disastrous consequences played little or no role, I believe, in this decision to explore theory!  
 -  Rudolph A. Marcus
  

  The secret to having everything you want out of life is the realization that you really don't want most of the things you think you want.  
 -  Bo Bennett
  

  The harder the struggle, the more glorious the triumph. Self-realization demands very great struggle.  
 -  Swami Sivananda
  

  Why do we laugh at such terrible things? Because comedy is often the sarcastic realization of inescapable tragedy.  
 -  Bryant H. McGill
  

  My hope is that people begin to understand what the fiscal realities are - how economic virtue differs from political virtue - and develop a realization of their individual economic philosophy in comparison to their perceived political ideology.  
 -  Kurt Bills
  

  I would argue that nothing gives life more purpose than the realization that every moment of consciousness is a precious and fragile gift.  
 -  Steven Pinker
  

  At that moment of realization I knew that I had been blind because I had wished not to see; it was only then that I realised, at last, that all these dead men, French and Germans, were brothers, and I was the brother of them all.  
 -  Ernst Toller
  

  For my constituents, owning a home is the culmination of many years of hard work and the realization of the American Dream. At no time should a local entity take those years of hard work solely to increase their tax revenue.  
 -  Solomon Ortiz
  

  I used to think that divorce meant failure, but now I see it more as a step along the path of self-realization and growth.  
 -  Alana Stewart
  

  Men can starve from a lack of self-realization as much as they can from a lack of bread.  
 -  Richard Wright
  

  The first months at Harvard were more than challenging, as I came to the realization that the humanities could be genuinely interesting, and, in fact, given the weaknesses of my background, very difficult.  
 -  Philip Warren Anderson
  

  Once you have become permanently startled, as I am, by the realization that we are a social species, you tend to keep an eye out for the pieces of evidence that this is, by and large, good for us.  
 -  Lewis Thomas
  

  I think my favorite album was probably Realization.  
 -  Johnny Rivers
  

  One of our most difficult realizations was that - in the course of two years - a connecting hub in St. Louis had gone from something we thought we needed to something we could no longer afford.  
 -  Gerard Arpey
  

  The realization of ignorance is the first act of knowing.  
 -  Jean Toomer
  

  Art is creative for the sake of realization, not for amusement... for transfiguration, not for the sake of play.  
 -  Max Beckmann
  

  Freedom in general may be defined as the absence of obstacles to the realization of desires.  
 -  Bertrand Russell