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Illusion Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Illusion

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When playing a role, I would feel more comfortable, as you're given a prescribed way of behaving. So, both Facebook and theatre provide contrived settings that provide the illusion of social interaction.
~By Jesse Eisenberg ~


I'm not under too much of an illusion of how smart or un-smart I am because filmmaking ultimately is about teamwork.
~By Guy Ritchie ~


Because you know, down deep in my heart, when all is said and done, I still live under the illusion that basically people think of me as an up-and-coming young actor.
~By Jack Nicholson ~


The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
~By Albert Einstein ~


I was well traveled, and I created this illusion of literacy through reading and writing. I wrote a book of short stories.
~By Tom T. Hall ~


Is not this whole world an illusion? And yet it fools everybody.
~By Angela Carter ~


Only here, because of the illusion of intellectualism, our society separates the validity of human expression.
~By Joseph Jarman ~


The preserve of ambition and folly in pursuit of illusion, or delusion.
~By Derek Jarman ~


Reason cannot establish values, and its belief that it can is the stupidiest and most pernicious illusion.
~By Allan Bloom ~


A poor man with nothing in his belly needs hope, illusion, more than bread.
~By Georges Bernanos ~


Unlike any other business in the United States, sports must preserve an illusion of perfect innocence.
~By Lewis H. Lapham ~


My professional life has been a constant record of disillusion, and many things that seem wonderful to most men are the every-day commonplaces of my business.
~By Harry Houdini ~


I never was disillusioned with acting because I love acting.
~By Woody Harrelson ~


I believe there should be no arbitrary date set for withdrawal and yet no permanent, unending deployment. No cut and run, yet measured progress in helping a people who want to be free without an illusion of overnight success.
~By Rick Renzi ~


Sons have always a rebellious wish to be disillusioned by that which charmed their fathers.
~By Aldous Huxley ~


Our experience is composed rather of illusions that of wisdom acquired.
~By Joseph Roux ~


A woman should be an illusion.
~By Ian Fleming ~


I'm an idealist without illusions.
~By John F. Kennedy ~


Belief in the absence of illusions is itself an illusion.
~By Barbara Grizzuti Harrison ~


There are as many pillows of illusion as flakes in a snow-storm. We wake from one dream into another dream.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


Anything I've done up till May 27th 1999 was kind of an illusion, existing without living. My daughter, the birth of my daughter, gave me life.
~By Johnny Depp ~


May I say, finally, that I have no illusions of grandeur; quite to the contrary, I am very humble in my knowledge that through forty years of my life my life has been an open book of service to my fellow architects and for the public good.
~By Ralph Thomas Walker ~


We must select the illusion which appeals to our temperament, and embrace it with passion, if we want to be happy.
~By Cyril Connolly ~


Let there be no illusions about the difficulty of forming this kind of a national community. It's tough, difficult, not easy. But a spirit of harmony will survive in America only if each of us remembers that we share a common destiny.
~By Barbara Jordan ~


Man is created to be God's deputy on earth and it is important to realize the obligation to rid ourselves of all illusions and to make our lives a preparation for the next life.
~By Cat Stevens ~


Being a famous actress may give you a sense of being important, but believe me, it's just an illusion.
~By Juliette Binoche ~


The purpose of satire has been rightly stated as to strip off the veneer of comforting illusion and cosy half truth, and our job, as I see it, is to put it back again!
~By Michael Flanders ~


Love can sometimes be magic. But magic can sometimes... just be an illusion.
~By Javan ~


We're nondenominational. I come from Northern Ireland, and we've had religious wars for years. I didn't want to create an illusion that my God is better than your God. So our show is a spiritual show, not a religious show.
~By Roma Downey ~


Everything's fine today, that is our illusion.
~By Voltaire ~


Censors tend to do what only psychotics do: they confuse reality with illusion.
~By David Cronenberg ~


No illusion is more crucial than the illusion that great success and huge money buy you immunity from the common ills of mankind, such as cars that won't start.
~By Larry McMurtry ~


It's really easy to get colors right. It's really hard to get black - and neutrals - right. Black is certainly a color but it's also an illusion.
~By Donna Karan ~


Language, philosophy, and science are interwoven into the design of words, which are manipulated to create surprising illusions.
~By John Langdon ~


Luck is merely an illusion, trusted by the ignorant and chased by the foolish.
~By Timothy Zahn ~


The secret to film is that it's an illusion.
~By George Lucas ~


You are priests, not social or political leaders. Let us not be under the illusion that we are serving the Gospel through an exaggerated interest in the wide field of temporal problems.
~By Pope John Paul II ~


Ultimately, it's an illusion that you can understand yourself.
~By Paul Schrader ~


The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


It is quite an illusion to imagine that one adjusts to reality essentially without the use of language and that language is merely an incidental means of solving specific problems of communication or reflection.
~By Edward Sapir ~


The challenge of modernity is to live without illusions and without becoming disillusioned.
~By Antonio Gramsci ~


Love matches, so called, have illusion for their father and need for their mother.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


Lost Illusion is the undisclosed title of every novel.
~By Andre Maurois ~


The problem with our role is Americans live in a world of illusion.
~By Talib Kweli ~


I don't care if you're gay, black, Chinese, straight. That means nothing to me. It's all an illusion.
~By Joe Rogan ~


The thing about performance, even if it's only an illusion, is that it is a celebration of the fact that we do contain within ourselves infinite possibilities.
~By Sydney Smith ~


A system of morality which is based on relative emotional values is a mere illusion, a thoroughly vulgar conception which has nothing sound in it and nothing true.
~By Socrates ~


The Russian people are suffering from economic fatigue and from disillusionment with the Allies! The world thinks the Russian Revolution is at an end. Do not be mistaken. The Russian Revolution is just beginning.
~By Alexander Kerensky ~


A logical analysis of reflexive usages in French shows, however, that this simplicity is an illusion and that, so far from helping the foreigner, it is more calculated to bother him.
~By Edward Sapir ~


We're living under the illusion that we have the power to determine what to do with it.
~By Mordecai Wyatt Johnson ~


Experience comprises illusions lost, rather than wisdom gained.
~By Joseph Roux ~


Saying you have a political solution is like saying you can write a pop song that's going to stay at the top of the list forever. I don't have many illusions about this, but I'm not cynical about it.
~By Bruce Sterling ~


If we choose, we can live in a world of comforting illusion.
~By Noam Chomsky ~


I went into the business for the money, and the art grew out of it. If people are disillusioned by that remark, I can't help it. It's the truth.
~By Charlie Chaplin ~


Life has no meaning the moment you loose the illusion of being eternal.
~By Jean-Paul Sartre ~


When she was younger, my mother was quite committed to Roman Catholicism. But she got disillusioned with it and moved closer to something like Buddhist beliefs near the end of her life.
~By Ralph Fiennes ~


I no longer worry whether a painting is about something or not. I am only concerned with the expectation, from a flat surface, of an illusion.
~By William Scott ~


We cast away priceless time in dreams, born of imagination, fed upon illusion, and put to death by reality.
~By Judy Garland ~


Now I believe I can hear the philosophers protesting that it can only be misery to live in folly, illusion, deception and ignorance, but it isn't -it's human.
~By Desiderius Erasmus ~


I'm of course disillusioned with what has happened to World cinema. Now cinemas in both Eastern and Western Europe are filled with the same blockbusters from Hollywood.
~By Alexander Walker ~


I always liked the magic of poetry but now I'm just starting to see behind the curtain of even the best poets, how they've used, tried and tested craft to create the illusion. Wonderful feeling of exhilaration to finally be there.
~By David Knopfler ~


Do you think I am standing here, making this up as I go? I am sorry to disillusion you. I am not Robin Williams. I am the king of the pen.
~By Mitch Hedberg ~


A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep.
~By Saul Bellow ~


I can imagine that the Iraqis undertake the destruction out of fear. If they had denied it, if they had said no, that certainly would have played into the hands of those that would like to take armed action immediately. I have no illusions in that regard.
~By Hans Blix ~


I must be more sensible and realize that at my age, illusions are hardly permitted and they will always destroy me.
~By Paul Cezanne ~


If you can talk brilliantly about a problem, it can create the consoling illusion that it has been mastered.
~By Stanley Kubrick ~


We live in a fantasy world, a world of illusion. The great task in life is to find reality.
~By Iris Murdoch ~


I actually feel sorry for people who have a lot of illusions in their head about what gay is. I mean, I know some gay people who are really wonderful people.
~By Richard Chamberlain ~


Official truths are often powerful illusions.
~By John Pilger ~


We suffer primarily not from our vices or our weaknesses, but from our illusions. We are haunted, not by reality, but by those images we have put in their place.
~By Daniel J. Boorstin ~


As in The Lime Twig dream and illusion are right at the center of Charivari.
~By John C. Hawkes ~


Rome is the city of echoes, the city of illusions, and the city of yearning.
~By Giotto di Bondone ~


The world is real. Consciousness is the illusion.
~By Craig Bruce ~


Man, like other organisms, is so perfectly coordinated that he may easily forget, whether awake or asleep, that he is a colony of cells in action, and that it is the cells which achieve, through him, what he has the illusion of accomplishing himself.
~By Albert Claude ~


Realizing this, I knew that the actual space of a room could be broken down and played with by planting illusions of real light (electric light) at crucial junctures in the room's composition.
~By Dan Flavin ~


The House of Lords, an illusion to which I have never been able to subscribe - responsibility without power, the prerogative of the eunuch throughout the ages.
~By Tom Stoppard ~


Whatever is a reality today, whatever you touch and believe in and that seems real for you today, is going to be - like the reality of yesterday - an illusion tomorrow.
~By Luigi Pirandello ~


Photography, as we all know, is not real at all. It is an illusion of reality with which we create our own private world.
~By Arnold Newman ~


Animation is about creating the illusion of life. And you can't create it if you don't have one.
~By Brad Bird ~


The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance - it is the illusion of knowledge.
~By Daniel J. Boorstin ~


I have, alas, only one illusion left, and that is the Archbishop of Canterbury.
~By Sydney Smith ~


We can destroy ourselves by cynicism and disillusion, just as effectively as by bombs.
~By Kenneth Clark ~


Architects of grandeur are often the master builders of disillusionment.
~By Bryant H. McGill ~


The Great War was a progressive revelation and disillusionment.
~By Ralph A. Cram ~


Law not served by power is an illusion; but power not ruled by law is a menace which our nuclear age cannot afford.
~By Arthur J. Goldberg ~


I have no illusions at all about being a sex symbol. None of my former girlfriends ever thought of me that way, and I don't have any packs of women chasing me down the street like a Brad Pitt or someone like that.
~By Tobey Maguire ~


One travels to escape from it all, but that is the great illusion: It cannot be done, since one travels with one's mind.
~By Ella Maillart ~


Since it is impossible to know what's really happening, we Peruvians lie, invent, dream and take refuge in illusion. Because of these strange circumstances, Peruvian life, a life in which so few actually do read, has become literary.
~By Mario Vargas Llosa ~


We were talking about the space between us all and the people who hide themselves behind a wall of illusion. Never glimpse the truth - then it's far too late when they pass away.
~By George Harrison ~


I had great faith in Irish actors, that they'd be hip to the whole theatre thing, and they are. I had no illusions of coming over here as some kind of big shot. It's been a learning experience for me too.
~By Christopher Meloni ~


Allowing children to spew forth whatever is on their minds in the name of openness only creates an illusion of family closeness.
~By Neil Kurshan ~


I don't have any illusion that The Creeper is as popular or will ever be as popular as any of the classic movie monsters, but I think in the heart of every young horror fan is his desire to create his own creature.
~By Victor Salva ~


Baseball is a game where a curve is an optical illusion, a screwball can be a pitch or a person, stealing is legal and you can spit anywhere you like except in the umpire's eye or on the ball.
~By James Patrick Murray ~


Since fame is an illusion and death is in our future all we have is the next moment before we are swallowed into oblivion.
~By Al Goldstein ~


I mean, I had probably an illusion of being the wife that, you know, I wanted to create a home. I wanted to have children. I wanted him to be a husband. It was never going to be that way. It couldn't be that way.
~By Priscilla Presley ~


I do feel part of that generation of people who were rather idealistic in the '70s and became disillusioned in the '80s. Not just about social services issues, but the world.
~By Kazuo Ishiguro ~


We're in an illusion about what our role is in world politics and foreign affairs, and our policies are killing and destroying and doing a lot of things that we are not aware of.
~By Talib Kweli ~


How strange when an illusion dies. It's as though you've lost a child.
~By Judy Garland ~


If you understand hallucination and illusion, you don't blindly follow any leader. You must know if the person is sane or insane, over the abyss.
~By Marguerite Young ~


I have had four happy days in my life, and three of them turned out to be illusions.
~By Taylor Caldwell ~

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April 21 ,2021
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