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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.
The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.
George Bernard Shaw
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.
Who knows what true loneliness is - not the conventional word but the naked terror? To the lonely themselves it wears a mask. The most miserable outcast hugs some memory or some illusion.
I like coffee because it gives me the illusion that I might be awake.
Your problem is how you are going to spend this one odd and precious life you have been issued. Whether you're going to spend it trying to look good and creating the illusion that you have power over people and circumstances, or whether you are going to taste it, enjoy it and find out the truth about who you are.
When you look in the mirror, what do you see? Do you see the real you, or what you have been conditioned to believe is you? The two are so, so different. One is an infinite consciousness capable of being and creating whatever it chooses, the other is an illusion imprisoned by its own perceived and programmed limitations.
Nothing is more sad than the death of an illusion.
If we choose, we can live in a world of comforting illusion.
We live in a fantasy world, a world of illusion. The great task in life is to find reality.
He who gives away shall have real gain. He who subdues himself shall be free; he shall cease to be a slave of passions. The righteous man casts off evil, and by rooting out lust, bitterness, and illusion do we reach Nirvana.
Animation is about creating the illusion of life. And you can't create it if you don't have one.
Tradition is the illusion of permanance.
Photography is a kind of virtual reality, and it helps if you can create the illusion of being in an interesting world.
Limits, like fear, is often an illusion.
A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep.
Illusion is needed to disguise the emptiness within.
Nobody should have any illusion about the possibility of gaining military superiority over Russia. We will never allow this to happen.
Love can sometimes be magic. But magic can sometimes... just be an illusion.
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.
The language of judicial decision is mainly the language of logic. And the logical method and form flatter that longing for certainty and for repose which is in every human mind. But certainty generally is illusion, and repose is not the destiny of man.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
Life has no meaning the moment you lose the illusion of being eternal.
European nations began World War I with a glamorous vision of war, only to be psychologically shattered by the realities of the trenches. The experience changed the way people referred to the glamour of battle; they treated it no longer as a positive quality but as a dangerous illusion.
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.
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