Top 95 Real Thing Quotes

In this post, you will find great Real Thing Quotes from famous people, such as Leonard Cohen, Al Franken, Natalie Dormer, Lennon Parham, Damaris Phillips. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.

Out of the thousands who are known or who want to be kn

Out of the thousands who are known or who want to be known as poets, maybe one or two are genuine and the rest are fakes, hanging around the sacred precincts, trying to look like the real thing.
I think Clinton fatigue was a real thing. It’s just hard to get comfortable with Gore – it was hard for him to project who he is, the person people know in private.
I’ve always been a history lover. I’ve spent a lot of recreational time walking around historical castles and estates, in Britain and Europe, and so I know what the real thing looks like.
Zach Woods loves to go jet-skiing. That’s a real thing in his real life. He’s obsessed with it.
The real thing people miss in vegetarian cooking is fat. Fat is flavor. It is delicious.
The most real thing of all, the only thing any of us wants, is to matter to somebody. To feel and share love, even on a friendship level or as deep as a romantic one. Who doesn’t want that?
Sometimes we fall in love with the idea of a person and have trouble seeing the real thing.
Ignorance is no excuse, it’s the real thing.
Irene Peter
People don’t understand real musicians anymore. Jack White is great – he’s the real thing – but he isn’t having hits.
I still deal with impostor syndrome. It’s a very real thing.
Turns out typecasting is a real thing.
You have these people that fight wars for their country, and then they come home and they need to attend to their mental health, and they can’t get a job. That’s a real thing.
People talk about love and it seems like a cliche but it’s a real thing – the more love we spread around the world the more it’s going to change lives.
Ben Vereen
As for an authentic villain, the real thing, the absolute, the artist, one rarely meets him even once in a lifetime. The ordinary bad hat is always in part a decent fellow.
What I aspire to is to have the viewer look directly at the subject, as if they’re looking through a window at the real thing.
The first real thing I heard was Three O’Clock Blues by B.B. King. That’s where it all began for me.
Robin Trower
The only real thing I took away from the military is that it just reinforced all the things I already thought about the underbelly of America, like how racist it is. So, it didn’t really affect my music literally, but it affected the way I work on it.
Hope is a real thing. It’s not pie in the sky.
They’re just actors. I much prefer the real thing!
Alan Clark
I try to live with the idea that karma is a very real thing. So I put out what I want to get back.
Megan Fox
There is pomp, ceremony and romance as a behavior, and then there is love as a real thing that is felt between two people.
The world of art, I have suggested, is full of fakes. Fake originality, fake emotion and the fake expertise of the critics – these are all around us and in such abundance that we hardly know where to look for the real thing. Or perhaps there is no real thing?
While many liberals have dismissed the idea of political correctness as a right-wing manufactured hysteria, it is in fact a real thing.
The real thing is, you should be seeing these plays in the Theatre. That’s what they were written for. That’s where the enjoyment is. Studying them is no enjoyment whatsoever.
Tony Randall
It didn’t matter what we did or where we did it as long as we were together. We knew we’d found what most people either pursue in years of futile search or dismiss as a fantasy at the outset: the missing half of ourselves. The real thing.
It was so emotional to step onto the Millennium Falcon set because that was the play set we all had when we were kids. Suddenly, you were standing in the real thing. There’s this rush of unreality about it.
I want to be a real artist to consumers. I want to be the real thing for them.
Aaron Carter
I have a real thing for Mexican directors. And I love Guillermo del Toro and Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu.
I need to be believe that dragons are real. I want them be a real thing.
I think in a lot of ways unconditional love is a myth. My mom’s the only reason I know it’s a real thing.
So when I was a kid in Guyana, I would run barefoot in the street and bathe in the rain. That was a real thing. Picture that, showers falling from the sky in the middle of the Caribbean.
My dad is Scottish, and he read in the newspaper about

My dad is Scottish, and he read in the newspaper about the plight of the Scottish Freshwater Mussel, which is a real thing – like, a very real, serious conservation issue. And he’s a writer, and he was going to do a film about a Glaswegian gangster, and then I stole the idea and turned it into a romantic comedy.
You can’t have the real thing on camera – that’s the nature of cinema. When you see people like Daniel Day-Lewis and Ralph Fiennes screaming and hyperventilating, you’re seeing the phoniest kind of bad acting. You may as well have a ‘men at work’ sign. It’s not acting if you can see it.
What Republican voters have shown us is that when they have the choice between the real thing and the fake one, they go with the real one every time.
I have died in so many spectacular ways, and I remember shooting them all, too. I imagine all those deaths will flash in front of me when I’m on my death bed, faced with the real thing.
For me, the real thing is make, serve and list in India. Which means we need manufacturing, we need services, and we need financial markets.
Modern fake fur looks so much like real fur that the moment it leaves the atelier, no one can tell it’s not the real thing. And I’ve struggled with that.
We don’t often talk about the quarter-life crisis, but it is a real thing.
What I don’t believe is that DVDs or HD broadcasts can be a substitute for the real thing.
My own laugh is the real thing and I’ve had it all my life.
Barack Obama has brought glamour back to American politics – not the faux glamour-by-association of campaigning with movie stars or sailing with the Kennedys, but the real thing. The candidate himself is glamorous. Audiences project onto him the personal qualities and political positions they want in a president.
The next couple of jobs will determine, at least from a business point of view, if I’m a guy who’s actually the real thing or I’m a guy who’s had a nice moment.
I attended seminars where many social issues were discussed abstractly, outside the pressures of an immediate situation, and there I developed certain attitudes which permitted me to face the real thing when it came along.
The first step in reforming appetite is going from processed food to real food. Then, if you can afford organic or grass-fed, fantastic. But the first step is moving from processed industrial food to the real thing.
I saw a clown knock the head off another clown and I thought it was the real thing. It scared me so much, I made my mother take me home and I’ve dodged circuses ever since.
If you train people properly, they won‘t be able to tell a drill from the real thing. If anything, the real thing will be easier.
Ronald Reagan had a kind of shallow movie-star charisma – a combination of makeup and the skill of a good actor – but it wasn’t the real thing, and was something that he could turn off when the cameras weren’t running.
There’s nothing funny about violence. Death is a real thing.
I didn’t want to see George Hamilton playing me, I wanted the real thing.
Robert Evans
If you think that by threatening me you can get me to do what you want… well, that’s where you’re right. But – and I am only saying this because I care – there’s a lot of decaffeinated brands on the market that are just as tasty as the real thing.
Bob Dylan‘s not a hype and a haircut: he’s the real thing.
I’m no model lady. A model’s just an imitation of the real thing.
Your political reputation affects how likely allies are to trust you, and what kind of deals they’ll offer at the negotiating table. There’s also some emotional response in there, so factions do bear grudges. Just like the real thing.
Special effects are becoming more and more affordable and looking more and more like the real thing.
I can’t read historical fiction because I find the real thing so much more interesting.
Antonia Fraser
With ‘SNL,’ it’s such an iconic institution. Throughout my 20s or maybe even in middle school or high school, it never felt like a real thing. It felt so distant, and I never imagined I could do that.
I don’t know the first real thing about the dating game. I don’t know how to talk to a specific person and connect. I just think you have to go to person by person and do the best you can with people in general.
I love biscuits. I have a real thing for a biscuits, and if it’s not made right, I’m gonna come down hard on somebody.
I’ve had a great love for Al Pacino’s work since I first saw him on the stage doing ‘The Indian Wants the Bronx‘ in the early ’70s. His work is remarkable. He’s the real thing.
There’s only one requirement of any of us, and that is to be courageous. Because courage, as you might know, defines all other human behavior. And, I believe – because I’ve done a little of this myselfpretending to be courageous is just as good as the real thing.
The research period of a film is the most exciting part of the process, and filming is sometimes a letdown because when you’re dealing with biopic material, the real thing is always much more intricate than the story told in the film.
Alessandro Nivola
Fear is a real thing.
After 'The Real Thing,' I thought about giving up actin

After ‘The Real Thing,’ I thought about giving up acting because it’s difficult to have a rich life outside your work when you’re an actress, a private life that can survive being picked up and put down. That’s what I thought, anyway.
Jennifer Ehle
I think an ashtray is the most fantastically real thing.
Sometimes things can be a guilty pleasure, but with ‘Idol,’ everyone talks about it like it’s a real thing; they argue over who’s gonna win… There’s no laughing at it.
More than anything, people want the reality of the discussion at hand. If what is going on in that building is the real thing, if the transforming love and power of Jesus Christ is being experienced, you can sit on a metal folding chair or in a plush theater seat.
Bill Hybels
Stage fright is a real thing. It’s debilitating to some people.
I don’t know who’s left to hear us. But if there are people who want the real thing, we’ve got it. My band rocks, and I plan to keep doing it ’till nobody shows up to see it anymore.
Ronnie Hawkins
I was afraid of the sophomore slump even before our first record came out. It was a very real fear because I’d watched so many bands I’d loved in the past not deliver. I knew it was a very real thing. I didn’t know why it happens, but I’d been thinking about it a lot.
It’s so fun to make up stories, but I find that the songs that I’m most proud of came from a real thing in my life – ‘Peter Pan‘ being one of those.
I’ve come to understand that art is awesome and beautiful because it’s a reflection of life – but it’s just a reflection, and the real thing is my daughter.
Back in East St. Louis, tennis wasn’t the real thing. If you weren’t playing baseball, basketball, football, you were kind of on the outside.
I feel like fear is a very real thing, a very ubiquitous thing, and it can be very subtle.
I’ve experienced racism and run-ins with the law, and it’s a real thing, and it happens where I grew up. It’s something that not a lot of people want to talk about. I feel like I have a duty, and I wouldn’t be honest or true to myself if I didn’t speak about it.
I’m a believer in belief. Faith is something that works – it causes people to do things, it has results. It’s an intangible, indefinable, very real thing. And it moves people, sometimes to atrocity. And sometimes to survival.
Edam and Gouda are genuine Dutch cheeses, but the real thing is a lot less bland than the varieties most of us experience in the U.K.
I never missed a birthday. I never missed a school play. We carpooled. And the greatest compliment I can ever get is not about my career or performance or anything; it’s when people say, ‘You know, your girls are great.’ That’s the real thing for me.
Even though reality TV is very manipulated, it’s all manipulated so that something real happens. And so, our job in this era is to make that real thing happen, because nobody wants to see any more manipulated, pre-planned performances. That era is over.
Josh Pais
When my parents died, it became clear to me that there was an end in sight. Death was never a real thing to me. And then when that happened I realized I only have so many years left, if I’m lucky.
Humility‘s a real thing – not just a fine name for laziness.
It was a very real thing, not a storyline thing when Randy Orton didn’t want me to get to a certain point in WWE.
The power of sexual attraction is a real thing.
No matter how great we get with digital formats of instrumentation, nothing really quite duplicates the real thing.
The pleasures of the imagination are as it were only drawings and models which are played with by poor people who cannot afford the real thing.
You can look at stats as much as you want – and we do – but you can have too much of it. You can spend too much time looking at computers rather than looking at the real thing which is out there on the pitch. I still think that being a good judge of players is the most important thing.
When people ask whether virtual reality will be a real thing or just the next 3D, what I always say is, ‘Take a headset, walk outside, and the next person you meet, put it on them and see what the reaction is.’
And I taught acting for years, and without knowing it that was the real thing that started bending me toward directing.
I’m sorry – I know America is supposed to be the land of the dreams and hopes, but it’s like, when was that actually a real thing? I think from the very beginning it was all a lie, and it still kind of is. Stop trying to sell the picket fence, because there’s another backyard here that you haven‘t looked at.
By stopping flying, you don’t only reduce your own carbon footprint but also that sends a signal to other people around you that the climate crisis is a real thing and that helps push a political movement.
I liked how ‘Star Wars‘ felt both old and new. I even built a model of R2-D2, taking about two months mixing two kits to make one that looked just like the real thing. I’m the kind of person who gets really into it when I do something like that.
A lot of the time, people think I’m really dumb or really uncomfortable talking to them, which is kind of a real thing.
Nathan Fielder
I have an array of beautiful godchildren and nephews and nieces, and children are my real thing, my real love, and I can’t wait to have my own.
Men often applaud an imitation and hiss the real thing.
Since my subjects have always been my sensations, my st

Since my subjects have always been my sensations, my states of mind and the profound reactions that life has been producing in me, I have frequently objectified all this in figures of myself, which were the most sincere and real thing that I could do in order to express what I felt inside and outside of myself.
Trust the Canadians to produce a game about mutual funds that is actually more boring than the real thing.