I find myself mostly in the realist camp, looking hard at achievable goals and usable power.
She had nothing against hope—she was full of hope—but she was a realist.
Ben Gurion once said, “In Israel, in order to be a realist you must believe in miracles.”
But for all the fantasies he devised, Levine, who died Tuesday at 83, was a realist.
“I view myself as a realist, and the reality is that what Iran is doing is very simple,” he said.
More and more as a realist he devoted himself to the presentation of character at the expense of plot.
"They don't have much choice," Captain Feldman said, always the realist.
Whether or not realistic fiction shrinks from the unpleasant depends also on the particular nature of the realist.
In the first place, it does not mean that Greek art is what we call ‘naturalist’ or ‘realist’.
What puzzled Philip was that this fabricator of "stories" for the newspaper should call himself a "realist."