113 Total Quotes

Illusion Quotes

Kurt Vonnegut
Artists use frauds to make human beings seem more wonderful than they really are. Dancers show us human beings who move much more gracefully than human beings really move. Films and books and plays show us people talking much more entertainingly than people.
Kurt Vonnegut
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The only thing you will ever possess is yourself, and that only briefly, if at all.
Rain Bojangles
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John Paul
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.
John Paul
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Albert Einstein
Now he has departed from this strange world a little ahead of me. That means nothing. People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
Albert Einstein
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The first man to see an illusion by which men have flourished for centuries surely stands in a lonely place
Gary Zukav
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The people who are under the illusion that they're going to take all the best from both programs are living a fantasy. You can't give everybody the best of both worlds in a low-cost environment.
Alan Anderson
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People who have realized that this is a dream imagine that it is easy to wake up, and are angry with those who continue sleeping, not considering that the whole world that environs them does not permit them to wake. Life proceeds as a series of optical illusions, artificial needs and imaginary sensations.
Alexander Herzen
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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.
George Harrison
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The illusion which exalts us is dearer to us then ten-thousand truths.
Alexander Pushkin
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Sigmund Freud
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.
Sigmund Freud
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Photography, as we all know, is not real at all. It is an illusion of reality with which we create our own private world.
Arnold Newman
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Woody Allen
Tradition is the illusion of permanance.
Woody Allen
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Without an African internal market, it is an illusion to believe that we can strive towards overseas markets.
Alpha Konare
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Privacy is an illusion. Privacy doesn't exist, and it hasn't existed for quite a long time.
Robert Siciliano
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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.
Andre Breton
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Lost Illusion is the undisclosed title of every novel.
Andre Maurois
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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.
Thomas More
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Granth Sahib
He Himself is Maya, and He Himself is the Illusion. He Himself has generated emotional attachment throughout the entire universe.
Granth Sahib
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Sigmund Freud
Religion is an illusion and it derives its strength from the fact that it falls in with our instinctual desires.
Sigmund Freud
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Sigmund Freud
The impression forces itself upon one that men measure by false standards, that everyone seeks power, success, riches for himself, and admires others who attain them, while undervaluing the truly precious thing in life.
Sigmund Freud
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When I was in high school, we were all laboring under the illusion, or maybe it was a reality, that everyone in our school was a virgin.
James Woods
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Mark Twain
It isn't safe to sit in judgment upon another person's illusion when you are not on the inside. While you are thinking it is a dream, he may be knowing it is a planet.
Mark Twain
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 Socrates
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.
Socrates
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So much of this world is based on illusion, temporariness, and disposability that I think it's essential that our closest relationships reflect what is real.
Gillian Anderson
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Granth Sahib
The veil of illusion has been cut away, and I shall not go out wandering any more.
Granth Sahib
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Douglas Adams
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
Douglas Adams
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Love can sometimes be magic. But magic can sometimes... just be an illusion.
Javan Javan
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It's the illusion of more information, but it's actually a lot of repetition.
Tom Rosenstiel
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It's the illusion of more information.
Tom Rosenstiel
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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.
Tom Stoppard
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