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Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home!
Every journey into the past is complicated by delusions, false memories, false namings of real events.
There are a lot of people who are doing wonderful things, quietly, with no motive of greed, or hostility toward other people, or delusions of superiority.
All are lunatics, but he who can analyze his delusions is called a philosopher.
The belief that one's own view of reality is the only reality is the most dangerous of all delusions.
One wanders to the left, another to the right. Both are equally in error, but, are seduced by different delusions.
No man is happy without a delusion of some kind. Delusions are as necessary to our happiness as realities.
Christian Nestell Bovee
The concept of the 'good ol' days' must be one of our society's biggest delusions, top reasons for depression, as well as most often used excuse for lack of success.
Worship means reverence and humility it means revering your real self and humbling delusions.
Not creating delusions is enlightenment.
One of the greatest delusions in the world is the hope that the evils in this world are to be cured by legislation.
When I was a kid, I thought I was the strongest man in the world. Then, the fastest runner and then the smartest person in the world. One by one my delusions got shut down. Now I just see myself as the lamest guy in the world.
The house of delusions is cheap to build but drafty to live in.
A. E. Housman
If an election is simply a one-day snapshot of transient mass delusions, then this is not a very noble form of government.
As someone who's been covering presidential campaigns since the 1950s, I have no delusions about political reporting. Candidates bargaining access to get the kind of news coverage they want is nothing new.
Don Quixote's 'Delusions' is an excellent read - far better than my own forthcoming travel book, 'Walking Backwards Across Tuscany.'
The capacity for people to kid themselves is huge. Living on illusions or delusions, and the re-establishing of these illusions or delusions requires a big effort to keep them from being seen through. But a very old idea is at work behind our current state of affairs: enantiodromia, or the Greek notion of things turning into their opposite.
I don't have any delusions. I don't think I would make it through Navy SEAL training.
The delusions of self-love cannot be prevented, but intellectual misconceptions as to the means of achieving success may be corrected.
George Henry Lewes
Delusions of grandeur make me feel a lot better about myself.
I've never had any delusions about being a leading man, and it's not sour grapes to say that in the best films that I've always enjoyed, the cliched leading man type isn't a part of the picture.
I used to think I was a singer; I had my own delusions about it.
I want to run for the Senate from Tennessee. Not now, but when I'm 50, when music dies down a little bit. I know lots of artists and actors have those delusions of grandeur, but ever since I was a kid, it's been of interest to me.
I'm so incredibly tired of giving respect to a lot of delusions and crazy ideas just because they are regarded as religions.
I did not have any delusions of grandeur as a kid.
He had delusions of adequacy.
There are men who would quickly love each other if once they were speak to each other; for when they spoke they would discover that their souls had only separated by phantoms and delusions.
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