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He who knows that this body s like froth, and has learnt that it is as unsubstantial as a mirage, will break the flower-pointed arrow of illusion, and never see the king of death. (Quote by - Dhammapada)

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! (Quote by - Judy Holliday)

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. (Quote by - David Knopfler)

We live in a fantasy world, a world of illusion. The great task in life is to find reality. (Quote by - Iris Murdoch)

Baseball is a game where a curve is an optical illusion, a screwball can be a pitch or a person, stealing is legal and you can spit anywhere you like except in the umpire's eye or on the ball. (Quote by - Jim Murray)

A house must be built on solid foundations if it is to last. The same principle applies to man, otherwise he too will sink back into the soft ground and becomes swallowed up by the world of illusion. (Quote by - Sai Baba)

Illusion is the first of all pleasures. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

False greatness is unsociable and remote: conscious of its own frailty, it hides, or at least averts its face, and reveals itself only enough to create an illusion and not be recognized as the meanness that it really is. True greatness is free, kind, familiar and popular; it lets itself be touched and handled, it loses nothing by being seen at close quarters; the better one knows it, the more one admires it. (Quote by - Jean De La Bruyere)

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. (Quote by - Larry McMurtry)

The loss of our illusions is the only loss from which we never recover. (Quote by - Ouida)

As I was going up the stair I met a man who wasn't there. He wasn't there again today. I wish, I wish, he'd stay away. (Quote by - Hughes Mearns)

All I say is, kings is kings, and you got to make allowances. Take them all around, they're a mighty ornery lot. It's the way they're raised. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

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. (Quote by - Edward Sapir)

Of course the illusion of art is to make one believe that great literature is very close to life, but exactly the opposite is true. Life is amorphous, literature is formal. (Quote by - Francoise Sagan)

If a fox is unable to befriend a tiger, then the fox should create an illusion of close association with the tiger by carefully trailing behind the cat while boasting of the deep friendship they share. In this way, he creates an impression that his well being is of great concern to the tiger. (Quote by - Chin-Ning Chu)

It is natural for man to indulge in the illusions of hope. We are apt to shut our eyes against a painful truth, and listen to the song of that siren till she transforms us into beasts... For my part, whatever anguish of spirit it may cost, I am willing to know the whole truth, to know the worst, and to provide for it (Quote by - Patrick Henry)

An illusion which makes me happy is worth a verity which drags me to the ground. (Quote by - Christoph Martin-Wieland)

The first man to see an illusion by which men have flourished for centuries surely stands in a lonely place (Quote by - Gary Zukav)

Those who lose dreaming are lost. (Quote by - Australian Aboriginal proverb)

Being a famous actress may give you a sense of being important, but believe me, it's just an illusion. (Quote by - Juliette Binoche)

Nothing is more sad than the death of an illusion. (Quote by - Arthur Koestler)

Do not get yourself into the illusion that there is something so unique about the question of organ or body parts ... that the general rules of economics do not apply. (Quote by - Richard Epstein)

Better a dish of illusion and a hearty appetite for life, than a feast of reality and indigestion therewith. (Quote by - Overstreet, Harry A.)

I don't wish her any ill will. I think it's very hard for everyone to participate in the illusion she presents as her truth (Quote by - Rosie O'Donnell)

Beware that you do not lose the substance by grasping at the shadow. (Quote by - Aesop)


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