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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
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.
Limits, like fear, is often an illusion.
Decorate your home. It gives the illusion that your life is more interesting than it really is.
Charles M. Schulz
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.
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.
I've never really had a waist. Even when I was at my slimmest, my silhouette was very straight up, straight down. But I have learnt how to give myself a bit of waist by optical illusion. For this, bring on the belts.
The thought of someone spending $20 to come and see me and saying, 'Oh, I prefer the record and she's completely shattered the illusion' really upsets me. It's such a big deal that people come give me their time.
I don't care if you're gay, black, Chinese, straight. That means nothing to me. It's all an illusion.
Magic's an art where you use slight of hand or illusion to create wonder. And I was just intrigued with that idea.
Photography, as we all know, is not real at all. It is an illusion of reality with which we create our own private world.
Illusion is the first of all pleasures.
I even had the illusion, for a very short time, that I could become a medium pace bowler.
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.
There are as many pillows of illusion as flakes in a snow-storm. We wake from one dream into another dream.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth.
Guilt is a poisonous illusion. Many languages don't even have a word for guilt. Sure, we all feel it. But we also get to decide if we're going to let guilt bring us down or not. Acknowledge the feelings, and then give yourself permission to let them go.
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.
There is an important idea in psychology: The 'just world theory,' which says that it is very important for us to convince ourselves that the world is just and things happen for a reason. That there is some elemental fairness in everything, which creates the illusion of justice.
Performance-enhancing drugs are an illusion. I wish I had never gotten involved with steroids. It was wrong. It was stupid.
Lovers of air travel find it exhilarating to hang poised between the illusion of immortality and the fact of death.
If you can talk brilliantly about a problem, it can create the consoling illusion that it has been mastered.
The secret to film is that it's an illusion.
As far as I can see, it's not important that we have free will, just as long as we have the illusion of free will to stop us going mad.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Leonardo da Vinci
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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One finds limits by pushing them.
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