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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. (Quote by - Thomas Moore)

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. (Quote by - Tom Stoppard)

Photography, as we all know, is not real at all. It is an illusion of reality with which we create our own private world (Quote by - Arnold Newman)

Reality i merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one. (Quote by - Albert Einstein)

Don't believe your friends when they ask you to be honest with them. All they really want is to be maintained in the good opinion they have of themselves (Quote by - Albert Camus)

A poor man with nothing in his belly needs hope, illusion, more than bread. (Quote by - Georges Bernanos)

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. (Quote by - Herman Hesse)

If on the one side we do not harbor the illusion that the entire proletariat must be enlightened before it can be called into battle, so on the other we do not doubt that as much enlightenment as possible must be produced with oral and printed agitation. (Quote by - Johann Most)

The task of the real intellectual consists of analyzing illusions in order to discover their causes. (Quote by - Arthur Miller)

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. (Quote by - Desiderius Erasmus)

For those who have seen the Earth from space, and for the hundreds and perhaps thousands more who will, the experience most certainly changes your perspective. The things that we share in our world are far more valuable than those which divide us. (Quote by - Donald Williams)

What seems to be, is, to those to whom it seems to be, and is productive of the most dreadful consequences to those to whom it seems to be, even of torments, despair, eternal death. (Quote by - William Blake)

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. (Quote by - Rick Renzi)

Claridge's is elegant but determinedly unglamorous. The only fantasy it has to offer is the illusion that the world is in good working order (Quote by - Holly Brubach)

Reputation is an idle and most false imposition; oft got without merit, and lost without deserving. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

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. (Quote by - William Scott)

Half the work that is done in this world is to make things appear what they are not. (Quote by - Beadle, E. R.)

It appears to me that almost any man may like the spider spin from his own inwards his own airy citadel. (Quote by - Sigmund Freud)

For you who no longer posses it, freedom is everything, for us who do, it is merely an illusion. (Quote by - Emile M. Cioran)

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

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. (Quote by - Sai Baba)

Rob the average man of his life-illusion and you rob him also of his happiness (Quote by - Henrik Ibsen)

He Himself is Maya, and He Himself is the Illusion. He Himself has generated emotional attachment throughout the entire universe. (Quote by - Sri Guru Granth Sahib)

For me, it is as though at every moment the actual world had completely lost its actuality. As though there was nothing there; as though there were no foundations for anything or as though it escaped us. Only one thing, however, is vividly present: the constant tearing of the veil of appearances; the constant destruction of everything in construction. Nothing holds together, everything falls apart. (Quote by - Ionesco, Eugene)

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


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