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


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 ~


The passage of time is simply an illusion created by our brains.
~By Julian Barbour ~


Models are there to look like mannequins, not like real people. Art and illusion are supposed to be fantasy.
~By Grace Jones ~


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


Religion is an illusion and it derives its strength from the fact that it falls in with our instinctual desires.
~By Sigmund Freud ~


Perhaps I am doomed to retrace my steps under the illusion that I am exploring, doomed to try and learn what I should simply recognize, learning a mere fraction of what I have forgotten.
~By Andre Breton ~


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


Do not be misled by what you see around you, or be influenced by what you see. You live in a world which is a playground of illusion, full of false paths, false values and false ideals. But you are not part of that world.
~By Sai Baba ~


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


Making films is sort of like you're pulling off a magic trick. It's sort of like an illusion. It's not real but you want it to appear real, and all kinds of things go into that, from the clothes you're wearing to the make-up, to the light.
~By Jeff Bridges ~


What is life? A madness. What is life? An illusion, a shadow, a story. And the greatest good is little enough; for all life is a dream, and dreams themselves are only dreams.
~By Pedro Calderon de la Barca ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


People say I play real loud. I don't, actually. I'm recorded loud and a lot of that is because we have good engineers. Mick knows what a good drum sound is as well, so that's part of the illusion really. I can't play loud.
~By Charlie Watts ~


Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.
~By Miguel de Unamuno ~


We have an illusion of security, we don't have security.
~By Isaac Yeffet ~


Everything is Song. Everything is Silence. Since it all turns out to be illusion, perfectly being what it is, having nothing to do with good or bad, you are free to die laughing.
~By James Broughton ~


People have the illusion that all over the world, all the time, all kinds of fantastic things are happening. When in fact, over most of the world, most of the time, nothing is happening.
~By David Brinkley ~


They're not even within 100 miles of Baghdad. They are not in any place. They hold no place in Iraq. This is an illusion... they are trying to sell to the others an illusion.
~By Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf ~


Decorate your home. It gives the illusion that your life is more interesting than it really is.
~By Charles M. Schulz ~


I have realized that the past and future are real illusions, that they exist in the present, which is what there is and all there is.
~By Alan Watts ~


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 ~


These critics with the illusions they've created about artists - it's like idol worship. They only like people when they're on their way up... I cannot be on the way up again.
~By John Lennon ~


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 ~


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


There can be no greater error than to expect, or calculate, upon real favors from nation to nation. It is an illusion which experience must cure, which a just pride ought to discard.
~By George Washington ~


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


I don't have any illusions that what we are doing is sticking the the bottle. I don't think that's what we are doing. We are trying to make sure that the genie has friends, has food to eat, a way to grow.
~By Hilary Rosen ~


The painting is not on a surface, but on a plane which is imagined. It moves in a mind. It is not there physically at all. It is an illusion, a piece of magic, so that what you see is not what you see.
~By Philip Guston ~


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


The time has come to stop beating our heads against stone walls under the illusion that we have been appointed policeman to the human race.
~By Walter Lippmann ~


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 ~


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


It was either Voltaire or Charlie Sheen who said, 'We are born alone. We live alone. We die alone. And anything in between that can give us the illusion that we're not, we cling to.'
~By Gabriel Byrne ~


Right now, there's the illusion of order and civilization, but there's a tremendous amount of economic tension in this country and the educational system is constantly eroding.
~By Kathryn Bigelow ~


You are traveling and see these people shooting the entire experience of going through a city, and maybe in the back of their minds they sustain the illusion that they will edit it all, but I don't think that's it.
~By Atom Egoyan ~


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 even had the illusion, for a very short time, that I could become a medium pace bowler.
~By Perry Christie ~


Show me a man who claims he is objective and I'll show you a man with illusions.
~By Henry R. Luce ~


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


Painting is an illusion, a piece of magic, so what you see is not what you see.
~By Philip Guston ~


What a strange illusion it is to suppose that beauty is goodness.
~By Leo Tolstoy ~


I am disillusioned enough to know that no man's opinion on any subject is worth a damn unless backed up with enough genuine information to make him really know what he's talking about.
~By H. P. Lovecraft ~


Ugly. Is irrelevant. It is an immeasurable insult to a woman, and then supposedly the worst crime you can commit as a woman. But ugly, as beautiful, is an illusion.
~By Margaret Cho ~


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


Art has a double face, of expression and illusion, just like science has a double face: the reality of error and the phantom of truth.
~By Publilius Syrus ~


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 ~


So what are we given? We're also given, my generation, the disillusionment of our parents.
~By Jewel Kilcher ~


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 ~


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 very much enjoyed my career in science. I didn't leave science because I was disillusioned, but felt I'd done my bit for it after about twenty-five years.
~By John Polkinghorne ~


God is not disillusioned with us. He never had any illusions to begin with.
~By Luis Palau ~


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 ~


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


The occupation and robbery of a nation occurs under the illusion of freeing its citizens from brutal oppression.
~By Ramman Kenoun ~


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


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 ~


No other human being, no woman, no poem or music, book or painting can replace alcohol in its power to give man the illusion of real creation.
~By Marguerite Duras ~


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


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


There is no such thing as conversation. It is an illusion. There are intersecting monologues, that is all.
~By Rebecca West ~


The idea that the world can unite without being regulated is clearly an illusion.
~By Guy Verhofstadt ~


Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames.
~By Thomas Moore ~


There is the illusion of the world and the reality of the Torah.
~By Meir Kahane ~


Lovers of air travel find it exhilarating to hang poised between the illusion of immortality and the fact of death.
~By Alexander Chase ~


Action is consolatory. It is the enemy of thought and the friend of flattering illusions.
~By Joseph Conrad ~


That time is important. It gives a comforting illusion of permanence not found in running by the mile.
~By Joe Henderson ~


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


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


Much violence is based on the illusion that life is a property to be defended and not to be shared.
~By Henri Nouwen ~


Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
~By Simone Weil ~


Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
~By Albert Einstein ~


Tradition is the illusion of permanance.
~By Woody Allen ~


Friendship has its illusions no less than love.
~By Stendhal ~


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 ~


It is only a step from boredom to disillusionment, which leads naturally to self-pity, which in turn ends in chaos.
~By Manly Hall ~


You too must not count too much on your reality as you feel it today, since like yesterday, it may prove an illusion for you tomorrow.
~By Luigi Pirandello ~


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


Illusions of grandeur are not the same as visions of greatness.
~By Edwin Louis Cole ~


Nothing like being visible, publishing one's work, and speaking openly about one's life, to disabuse the world of the illusion of one's perfection and purity.
~By Joyce Maynard ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


Living in an age of advertisement, we are perpetually disillusioned. The perfect life is spread before us every day, but it changes and withers at a touch.
~By J. B. Priestley ~


We all need illusions. That's why we love movies.
~By Monica Bellucci ~


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


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 ~


The time of illusion, then, is the beautiful moment of passion; it represents the artistic zone in which the poet or romance writer ought to be free to do the very best that he can.
~By Lafcadio Hearn ~


What is called a sincere work is one that is endowed with enough strength to give reality to an illusion.
~By Max Jacob ~


Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
~By Douglas Adams ~


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


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 ~


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


The illusion that times that were are better than those that are, has probably pervaded all ages.
~By Horace Greeley ~

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January 16 ,2021
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