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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Infinite love is the only truth. Everything else is illusion.
~By David Icke ~


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 ~


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


Progress is not an illusion, it happens, but it is slow and invariably disappointing.
~By George Orwell ~


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 ~


History is one of those marvelous and necessary illusions we have to deal with. It's one of the ways of dealing with our world with impossible generalities which we couldn't live without.
~By Howard Nemerov ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


Prosperity or egalitarianism - you have to choose. I favor freedom - you never achieve real equality anyway: you simply sacrifice prosperity for an illusion.
~By Mario Vargas Llosa ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


There is no need to waste pity on young girls who are having their moments of disillusionment, for in another moment they will recover their illusion.
~By Sidonie Gabrielle Colette ~


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 ~


I have no illusions about my art. I am what the public made me and, consequently, I am not likely to forget my debt to them.
~By Conrad Veidt ~


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 ~


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


For you who no longer posses it, freedom is everything, for us who do, it is merely an illusion.
~By Emile M. Cioran ~


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 ~


Conduct, which involves a decision of the ultimate fate of the agent cannot be based on illusions.
~By Muhammed Iqbal ~


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 ~


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 ~


I don't think the human mind can comprehend the past and the future. They are both just illusions that can manipulate you into thinking theres some kind of change.
~By Bob Dylan ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


Illusions commend themselves to us because they save us pain and allow us to enjoy pleasure instead. We must therefore accept it without complaint when they sometimes collide with a bit of reality against which they are dashed to pieces.
~By Sigmund Freud ~


I think people are just really disappointed, disappointed with Blair as well, who's just like Bush's lapdog. I think everyone's just disillusioned with politics in our country, and it must be the same in your country.
~By Paul Weller ~


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


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 ~


The misconception that a victory can be worth its price, has in the nuclear age become a total illusion.
~By Alva Myrdal ~


What is a movie star? It is an illusion. It was everything I ever wanted to be, but it became a kind of shell, non? It was what made me famous and got me women. But it wasn't real.
~By Jean Claude Van Damme ~


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


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


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 ~


A man's wife is his compromise with the illusion of his first sweetheart.
~By George Jean Nathan ~


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


There's also something of an illusion in that, you can perhaps record a TV thing one month and complete a book the next and then be in a play. Then, if they all come out at once, it looks as if you're actually juggling a million things.
~By Jane Asher ~


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 ~


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


It is respectable to have no illusions, and safe, and profitable and dull.
~By Joseph Conrad ~


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


Illusion is needed to disguise the emptiness within.
~By Arthur Erickson ~


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 ~


We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
~By Orson Welles ~


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


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


The idea that seeing life means going from place to place and doing a great variety of obvious things is an illusion natural to dull minds.
~By Charles Horton Cooley ~


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


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 ~


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


Illusion is the first of all pleasures.
~By Voltaire ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Great feelings will often take the aspect of error, and great faith the aspect of illusion.
~By Robert Burton ~


The soul has illusions as the bird has wings: it is supported by them.
~By Victor Hugo ~


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


There is an optical illusion about every person we meet.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


The experiences of promoting my first album were really something; there is so much illusion in my environment (touring and pop music) that I wanted to clear away.
~By Duncan Sheik ~


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


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


What staggers me is not the persistence of illusion, but the persistence of the world in the face of illusion.
~By A. G. Mojtabai ~


What if everything is an illusion and nothing exists? In that case, I definitely overpaid for my carpet.
~By Woody Allen ~


It takes a lot to wound a man without illusions.
~By Ellis Peters ~


He who desires to worship God must harbor no childish illusions about the matter but bravely renounce his liberty and humanity.
~By Mikhail Bakunin ~


It is pure illusion to think that an opinion that passes down from century to century, from generation to generation, may not be entirely false.
~By Pierre Bayle ~


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


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 most fatal illusion is the narrow point of view. Since life is growth and motion, a fixed point of view kills anybody who has one.
~By Brooks Atkinson ~


I came down to the living room one day and my wife was standing in the living room. It wasn't an illusion. I saw her out of the corner of my eye. The moment I saw her, she vanished.
~By Hugh Leonard ~


If time is not real, then the dividing line between this world and eternity, between suffering and bliss, between good and evil, is also an illusion.
~By Herman Hesse ~


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


Free will is an illusion. People always choose the perceived path of greatest pleasure.
~By Scott Adams ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~

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