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Illusion is an anodyne, bred by the gap between wish and reality. (Quote by - Herman Wouk)

A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep. (Quote by - Saul Bellow)

Relationships are all there is. Everything in the universe only exists because it is in relationship to everything else. Nothing exists in isolation. We have to stop pretending we are individuals that can go it alone from Never Eat Alone (Quote by - Margaret Wheatley)

Anything I've done up till May 27th 1999 was kind of an illusion, existing without living. My daughter, the birth of my daughter, gave me life. (Quote by - Johnny Depp)

The one person who has more illusions than the dreamer is the man of action. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

For it is a land of illusion, a place in the mind, a shimmering mirage of riches and mystery and death. These illusions have distorted its landscape and contorted its history (Quote by - Richard E. Lingenfelter)

I believe in evolution and I think when it comes to business and the roots of business and the fundamentals of business, I don't think that ever changes. I think the idea of change is an illusion, but in nature it's necessary to change and perhaps business is a part of nature. I'm not totally sure. (Quote by - Elliott Gould)

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. (Quote by - Victor Salva)

Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion. (Quote by - Miguel de Unamuno)

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. (Quote by - Vonnegut Jr., Kurt)

Is not this whole world an illusion? And yet it fools everybody. (Quote by - Angela Carter)

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. (Quote by - Herzen, Alexander)

For every age is fed on illusions, lest men should renounce life early, and the human race come to an end. (Quote by - Joseph Conrad)

It is an illusion that youth is happy, an illusion of those who have lost it; but the young know they are wretched for they are full of the truthless ideal which have been instilled into them, and each time they come in contact with the real, they are bruised and wounded (Quote by - W Somerset Maugham)

A pleasant illusion is better than a harsh reality. (Quote by - Christian Nevell Bovee)

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. (Quote by - David Brinkley)

Aspects are within us, and who seems most kingly is king. (Quote by - Thomas Hardy)

Emotional attachment to Maya is created by my God; He Himself misleads us through illusion and doubt. (Quote by - Sri Guru Granth Sahib)

As an organizer I start from where the world is, as it is, not as I would like it to be (Quote by - Saul Alinsky)

Illusion and wisdom combined are the charm of life and art. (Quote by - Joseph Joubert)

One of the saddest lessons of history is this: If we've been bamboozled long enough, we tend to reject any evidence of the bamboozle. The bamboozle has captured us. Once you give a charlatan power over you, you almost never get it back (Quote by - Carl Sagan)

If it was a truly independent board, I'd be happier about it. As it is now, it creates the illusion that both parties in the state are of equal strength and that's not the case. (Quote by - Paul Berendt)

Everything's fine today, that is our illusion. (Quote by - Voltaire)

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. (Quote by - Marguerite Young)

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. (Quote by - Socrates)


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