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Illusion Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Illusion

Please enjoy these Illusion Quotes from the wise, the romantic, and the famous of the past and present.

There is an optical illusion about every person we meet.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Related topics: Life Human-Nature Psychology

We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone.
Only through our love and friendship can we
create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
- Orson Welles

Tradition is the illusion of permanence.
- the Woody Allen movie Deconstructing Harry

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.
- Socrates

 

Nothing is missing - Lack is an illusion.
We always have everything we truly need.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth.
- Ludwig Boerne

The distinction between the past, present and future
is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
- Albert Einstein

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Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
- Albert Einstein

There are as many pillows of illusion
as flakes in a snow-storm.
We wake from one dream into another dream.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We are here to awaken from the illusion of our separateness.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

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.
- Larry McMurtry

What if it were only an illusion?
Perhaps life is not as threatening as it appears.
Perhaps the greatest threat to our serenity
is our fear of the future -
our fear of the unknown.
Perhaps, as Franklin D. Roosevelt said,
"The Only Thing We Have to Fear Is Fear Itself."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love can sometimes be magic.
But magic can sometimes...
just be an illusion.
- Javan

The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance -
it is the illusion of knowledge.
- Daniel J. Boorstin

The secret to film is that it's an illusion.
- George Lucas

Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.
- Miguel de Unamuno

Decorate your home.
It gives the illusion that your life is more interesting than it really is.
- Charles M. Schulz

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.
- Edward Sapir

Since fame is an illusion and death is in our future
all we have is the next moment before we are swallowed into oblivion.
- Al Goldstein

Right now, there's the illusion of order and civilization,
but there's a tremendous amount of economic tension
in this country and the educational system is constantly eroding.
- Kathryn Bigelow

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.
- Hugh Leonard

Life has no meaning the moment you loose the illusion of being eternal.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

Prosperity or egalitarianism - you have to choose.
I favor freedom - you never achieve real equality anyway:
you simply sacrifice prosperity for an illusion.
- Mario Vargas Llosa

We're in an illusion about what our role is in world
politics and foreign affairs,
and our policies are killing and destroying and doing
a lot of things that we are not aware of.
- Talib Kweli

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.
- Herman Hesse

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

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.
- Thomas Moore

I'm not under too much of an illusion of how smart
or un-smart I am because filmmaking ultimately is about teamwork.
- Guy Ritchie

Painting is an illusion, a piece of magic,
so what you see is not what you see.
- Philip Guston

Law not served by power is an illusion;
but power not ruled by law is a menace which our nuclear age cannot afford.
- Arthur J. Goldberg

The writer must believe that what he is doing is the
most important thing in the world.
And he must hold to this illusion even when he knows it is not true.
- John Steinbeck

We were talking about the space between us all and
the people who hide themselves behind a wall of illusion.
Never glimpse the truth - then it's far too late when they pass away.
- George Harrison

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

Progress is not an illusion, it happens,
but it is slow and invariably disappointing.
- George Orwell

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.
- Francoise Sagan

Illusion is the first of all pleasures.
- Voltaire

The idea that seeing life means going from place to
place and doing a great variety of obvious things is
an illusion natural to dull minds.
- Charles Horton Cooley

The thing about performance, even if it's only an illusion,
is that it is a celebration of the fact that we do
contain within ourselves infinite possibilities.
- Sydney Smith

Censors tend to do what only psychotics do:
they confuse reality with illusion.
- David Cronenberg

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

Reason cannot establish values, and its belief that
it can is the stupidiest and most pernicious illusion.
- Allan Bloom

Time is an illusion.
Lunchtime doubly so.
- Douglas Adams

What if everything is an illusion and nothing exists?
In that case, I definitely overpaid for my carpet.
- Woody Allen

And, hey, I'm not under the illusion that everything's
just going to be hunky-dory work wise forever.
I've never been under that illusion.
Things could go away tomorrow.
- Mel Gibson

The experiences of promoting my first album were really something;
there is so much illusion in my environment (touring
and pop music) that I wanted to clear away.
- Duncan Sheik

Nothing like being visible, publishing one's work,
and speaking openly about one's life,
to disabuse the world of the illusion of one's perfection and purity.
- Joyce Maynard

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.
- James Patrick Murray

What is called a sincere work is one that is endowed
with enough strength to give reality to an illusion.
- Max Jacob

Animation is about creating the illusion of life.
And you can't create it if you don't have one.
- Brad Bird

I don't care if you're gay, black, Chinese,
straight.
That means nothing to me.
It's all an illusion.
- Joe Rogan

The most fatal illusion is the narrow point of view.
Since life is growth and motion, a fixed point of view
kills anybody who has one.
- Brooks Atkinson

The believing we do something when we do nothing
is the first illusion of tobacco.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Free will is an illusion.
People always choose the perceived path of greatest pleasure.
- Scott Adams

People live with the illusion that we have a democratic system,
but it's only the outward form of one.
In reality we live in a plutocracy, a government of the rich.
- Jose Saramago

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.
- Marguerite Young

We have an illusion of security, we don't have security.
- Isaac Yeffet

A woman should be an illusion.
- Ian Fleming

The purpose of satire has been rightly stated as to
strip off the veneer of comforting illusion and cosy half truth,
and our job, as I see it, is to put it back again!
- Michael Flanders

Infinite love is the only truth.
Everything else is illusion.
- David Icke

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.
- Tom Stoppard

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.
- Desiderius Erasmus

The idea that the world can unite without being regulated is clearly an illusion.
- Guy Verhofstadt

Illusion is needed to disguise the emptiness within.
- Arthur Erickson

I even had the illusion, for a very short time,
that I could become a medium pace bowler.
- Perry Christie

Luck is merely an illusion, trusted by the ignorant
and chased by the foolish.
- Timothy Zahn

Ultimately, it's an illusion that you can understand yourself.
- Paul Schrader

That time is important.
It gives a comforting illusion of permanence not found in running by the mile.
- Joe Henderson

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

Everything is Song.
Everything is Silence.
Since it all turns out to be illusion,
perfectly being what it is, having nothing to do with good or bad,
you are free to die laughing.
- James Broughton

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

Models are there to look like mannequins,
not like real people.
Art and illusion are supposed to be fantasy.
- Grace Jones


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