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The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance - it is the illusion of knowledge.
Daniel J. Boorstin
The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
Illusion is the first of all pleasures.
People may think I'm trying something new by telling stories, but they're just jokes connected to give the illusion of stories. But really, I just continue using my imagination and creating. That's what I do.
I think the pursuit of happiness is the pursuit of reality because illusion never leaves us ultimately happy.
I'm not under too much of an illusion of how smart or un-smart I am because filmmaking ultimately is about teamwork.
What if everything is an illusion and nothing exists? In that case, I definitely overpaid for my carpet.
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.
It is the greatest scam in history. I am amazed, appalled and highly offended by it. Global Warming; It is a scam. Some dastardly scientists with environmental and political motives manipulated long term scientific data to create an illusion of rapid global warming.
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.
Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.
Miguel de Unamuno
I believe there should be no arbitrary date set for withdrawal and yet no permanent, unending deployment. No cut and run, yet measured progress in helping a people who want to be free without an illusion of overnight success.
I think I meant that, given the circumstances of my childhood, I had the illusion that it's easier to be alone. To have your relationships be casual and also to pose as a solitary person, because it was more romantic. You know, I was raised on the idea of the ramblin' man and the loner.
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
People have the illusion that all over the world, all the time, all kinds of fantastic things are happening. When in fact, over most of the world, most of the time, nothing is happening.
Do not be misled by what you see around you, or be influenced by what you see. You live in a world which is a playground of illusion, full of false paths, false values and false ideals. But you are not part of that world.
Models are there to look like mannequins, not like real people. Art and illusion are supposed to be fantasy.
Infinite love is the only truth. Everything else is illusion.
In any city with lots of skyscrapers, lots of skyline, the moon seems bigger than it is. It's called the moon illusion.
Neil deGrasse Tyson
The illusion of purpose and design is perhaps the most pervasive illusion about nature that science has to confront on a daily basis.
Lawrence M. Krauss
I probably complicate things unnecessarily now just to give the illusion of professionalism.
Religion is an illusion and it derives its strength from the fact that it falls in with our instinctual desires.
What is life? A madness. What is life? An illusion, a shadow, a story. And the greatest good is little enough; for all life is a dream, and dreams themselves are only dreams.
Pedro Calderon de la Barca
Ugly. Is irrelevant. It is an immeasurable insult to a woman, and then supposedly the worst crime you can commit as a woman. But ugly, as beautiful, is an illusion.
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.
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