We cast away priceless time in dreams, born of imagination, fed upon illusion, and put to death by reality.
You speak of Lord Byron and me; there is this great difference between us. He describes what he sees I describe what I imagine. Mine is the hardest task.
“Did not learned men, too, hold, till within the last twenty-five years, that a flying dragon was an impossible monster? And do we not now know that there are hundreds of them found fossil up and down the world? People call them Pterodactyles: but that is only because they are ashamed to call them flying dragons, after denying so long that flying dragons could exist.”
“I believe in looking reality straight in the eye and denying it. ”
“A photograph is always invisible, it is not it that we see.”
“It’s funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.”
“My dreams have become puny with the reality my life has become.”
“Either you deal with what is the reality, or you can be sure that the reality is going to deal with you.”