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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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


I related to his disillusionment. Thinking that he was going for this big dream. Then he kind of saw through it all at one point and went back home. Then he started a bender, which I can relate to of course.
~By Woody Harrelson ~


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 ~


In our natural state, we are glorious beings. In the world of illusion, we are lost and imprisoned, slaves to our appetites and our will to false power.
~By Marianne Williamson ~


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


Illusion is the first of all pleasures.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


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 ~


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


Illusion is an anodyne, bred by the gap between wish and reality.
~By Herman Wouk ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


The novel is born of disillusionment; the poem, of despair.
~By Jose Bergamin ~


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


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


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


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


It is natural to indulge in the illusions of hope. We are apt to shut our eyes to that siren until she allures us to our death.
~By Gertrude Stein ~


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 writer must believe that what he is doing is the most important thing in the world. And he must hold to this illusion even when he knows it is not true.
~By John Steinbeck ~


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 ~


It is the greatest scam in history. I am amazed, appalled and highly offended by it. Global Warming; It is a scam. Some dastardly scientists with environmental and political motives manipulated long term scientific data to create an illusion of rapid global warming.
~By John Coleman ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Therefore trust to thy heart, and to what the world calls illusions.
~By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ~


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 an idealist without illusions.
~By John F. Kennedy ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


He didn't maintain my illusion of myself, he gave me an illusion of myself. Before I met him, I never thought of myself as an actress. Boy, he sidetracked me in a great way!
~By Judy Holliday ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


Nothing is more sad than the death of an illusion.
~By Arthur Koestler ~


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


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 ~


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


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


Who knows what true loneliness is - not the conventional word but the naked terror? To the lonely themselves it wears a mask. The most miserable outcast hugs some memory or some illusion.
~By Joseph Conrad ~


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone, you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
~By Mark Twain ~


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


So our problem is not Labour, it is us, is making us attractive enough to gain disillusioned Labour support and to compete effectively with the Lib Dems for those loose votes.
~By Francis Maude ~


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 ~


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


Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth.
~By Ludwig Borne ~


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 ~


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 ~

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