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If I do, the whole thing falls apart. It fails. The illusion is in my head. (Quote by - Ruth Rendell)

Infinite love is the only truth. Everything else is illusion. (Quote by - David Icke)

The illusion that times that were are better than those that are, has probably pervaded all ages (Quote by - Horace Greeley)

It doesn't matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was. (Quote by - Anne Sexton)

If the recovery has been built on the illusion of money games like this, then one has to wonder what it is we are seeing that is getting better in the economy. (Quote by - Seiji Maehara)

Freedom from worries and surcease from strain are illusions that always inhabit the distance (Quote by - Edwin Way Teale)

The foremost art of kings is the ability to endure hatred. (Quote by - Seneca)

What difference is there, do you think, between those in Plato's cave who can only marvel at the shadows and images of various objects, provided they are content and don't know what they miss, and the philosopher who has emerged from the cave and sees the real things? (Quote by - George Eliot)

Even as recently as 1969, I still had the illusion, you see, that atomic energy could be a safe alternative to damming all our rivers for power. (Quote by - David Brower)

We always think every other man's job is easier than our own. The better he does it, the easier it looks. (Quote by - Phillpotts, Eden)

We must select the Illusion which appeals to our temperament and embrace it with passion, if we want to be happy. (Quote by - Connolly, Cyril)

To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence the constant popularity of dogs. (Quote by - Aldous Huxley)

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. (Quote by - Marianne Williamson)

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. (Quote by - Edward Sapir)

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. (Quote by - Jack Nicholson)

For what we call illusions are often, in truth, a wider vision of past and present realities --a willing movement of a man's soul with the larger sweep of the world's forces --a movement towards a more assured end than the chances of a single life. (Quote by - Joseph Conrad)

There is no such thing as real happiness in life. The justest definition that was ever given of it was "a tranquil acquiescence under an agreeable delusion"--I forget where. (Quote by - Laurence Sterne)

It is dangerous to let the public behind the scenes. They are easily disillusioned and then they are angry with you, for it was the illusion they loved. (Quote by - W. Somerset Maugham)

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. (Quote by - Hugh Leonard)

I've looked at life from both sides now From win and lose and still somehow It's life's illusions I recall I really don't know life at all. (Quote by - Joni Mitchell)

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.' (Quote by - Gabriel Byrne)

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. (Quote by - Pope John Paul II)

We cast away priceless time in dreams, born of imagination, fed upon illusion, and put to death by reality. (Quote by - Judy Garland)

The tricks of illusion came to him so easily that it seemed he had been born knowing them and needed only to be reminded (Quote by - Ursula Le Guin)

He may be seen as one of the architects of an illusion. Or he may be seen as one of the architects of global stability. That needs at least a decade to play out. (Quote by - John Zogby)


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