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Magic's an art where you use slight of hand or illusion to create wonder. And I was just intrigued with that idea.
Whatever is a reality today, whatever you touch and believe in and that seems real for you today, is going to be - like the reality of yesterday - an illusion tomorrow.
We go on dates thinking that person is our future husband or wife, without getting to know them, as we live in a fantasy and an illusion of romance.
Great feelings will often take the aspect of error, and great faith the aspect of illusion.
I don't care if you're gay, black, Chinese, straight. That means nothing to me. It's all an illusion.
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.
Models are there to look like mannequins, not like real people. Art and illusion are supposed to be fantasy.
After a crisis we tell ourselves we understand why it happened and maintain the illusion that the world is understandable. In fact, we should accept the world is incomprehensible much of the time.
I probably complicate things unnecessarily now just to give the illusion of professionalism.
Human freedom is not an illusion; it is an objective phenomenon, distinct from all other biological conditions and found in only one species - us.
Time is an illusion. Time only exists when we think about the past and the future. Time doesn't exist in the present here and now.
Even if I have already peaked, I have to believe I can improve. I wake up every morning, and go to practice, with the illusion that I'm going to get better that day.
You know, a lot of things changed. What never changed is the illusion to keep playing tennis, the illusion to keep doing well the things, and the illusion to be in a good position of the ranking and play these kind of matches.
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.
Clothing creates the illusion that bodies fit an aesthetically pleasing norm. And that illusion depends on getting the fit right. Garments that bunch, pull, or sag call attention to figure flaws and often make people look worse than they would without clothes.
Censors tend to do what only psychotics do: they confuse reality with illusion.
I'm happy to feed the illusion that I'm a lazy recluse.
A woman should be an illusion.
They're very harsh people, the British: hard to impress, very tough on each other, but I rather like that. It's not that the British are more honest - you're just under no illusion with them.
It's really easy to get colors right. It's really hard to get black - and neutrals - right. Black is certainly a color but it's also an illusion.
I believe in illusion - I don't believe in magic.
Lovers of air travel find it exhilarating to hang poised between the illusion of immortality and the fact of death.
You too must not count too much on your reality as you feel it today, since like yesterday, it may prove an illusion for you tomorrow.
Since fame is an illusion and death is in our future all we have is the next moment before we are swallowed into oblivion.
At the end of the 1960s, I was part of the downtown theatrical movement in New York that was making work in alleyways, garages, gyms, churches, non-traditional spaces. The idea was to get away from the illusion of the conventional theatre. But then I thought, what's wrong with illusion?
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