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Illusion Quotes

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"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."
"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."
Author: Freud Quotes Category: Illusion Quotes Austrian Psychologist Quotes
"Tradition is the illusion of permanance."
"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."
Author: Freud Quotes Category: Illusion Quotes
"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."
Author: Twain Quotes Category: Illusion Quotes
"Civilization is hoped together, brought under a rule, under the semblance of peace by manifold illusion, but Man's life is thought, and he, despite his terror, cannot cease, ravening through century after century ravening, raging and uprooting, that"
Author: Yeats Quotes Category: Illusion Quotes
"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."
Author: Eliot Quotes Category: Illusion Quotes
"The assumption that animals are without rights and the illusion that our treatment of them has no moral significance is a positively outrageous example of Western crudity and barbarity. Universal compassion is the only guarantee of morality." - Arthur Schopenhauer, German philosopher"
"The one person who has more illusions than the dreamer is the man of action."
Author: Wilde Quotes Category: Illusion Quotes
"Reality is merely an illusion, although a very persistent one."
"The distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion."
Author: Einstein Quotes Category: Illusion Quotes
"Everything's fine today, that is our illusion."
"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."
"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."
Author: Anderson Quotes Category: Illusion Quotes
"The first man to see an illusion by which men have flourished for centuries surely stands in a lonely place"
Author: Zukav Quotes Category: Illusion Quotes
"Ultimately, it's an illusion that you can understand yourself."
"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."
Author: Vonnegut Quotes Category: Illusion Quotes
"We make no illusion. We're not a farm winery, nor do we want to be. But from the point of having the grapes picked and crushed, we are doing the exact same thing that a winery is doing."
Author: Miller Quotes Category: Illusion Quotes
"It is respectable to have illusions - and safe - and profitable, and dull"
Author: Conrad Quotes Category: Illusion Quotes
"Since it is impossible to know what's really happening, we Peruvians lie, invent, dream and take refuge in illusion. Because of these strange circumstances, Peruvian life, a life in which so few actually do read, has become literary."
Author: Llosa Quotes Category: Illusion Quotes

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