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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.
Great feelings will often take the aspect of error, and great faith the aspect of illusion.
There is the illusion of the world and the reality of the Torah.
It is pure illusion to think that an opinion that passes down from century to century, from generation to generation, may not be entirely false.
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.
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.
Censors tend to do what only psychotics do: they confuse reality with 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.
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.
The source of all the material comes from nothingness, illusion is working more on things you can prove. That's the principle, the essence of life, it is actually an illusion, not immaterial. That's worth pursuing. So illusion is not nothing. In a way, that is the truth.
Men should never marry their muse. It ruins the illusion.
Human freedom is not an illusion; it is an objective phenomenon, distinct from all other biological conditions and found in only one species - us.
I believe in illusion - I don't believe in magic.
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.
A woman should be an illusion.
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.
So much of our mythology around money centers on the illusion that if we had 'more,' we would be more comfortable and more able to access our creativity. But creativity and prosperity are spiritual matters, not fiscal ones.
There are limits to how much sound a cello can make. That's part of the framing of acoustical instruments. Finding what those limits might be, and then trying to suggest perhaps even the illusion of going beyond is part of that kind of effort.
Film is an illusion. Fame is ephemeral. Faith and family are what endure.
Since fame is an illusion and death is in our future all we have is the next moment before we are swallowed into oblivion.
The time of illusion, then, is the beautiful moment of passion; it represents the artistic zone in which the poet or romance writer ought to be free to do the very best that he can.
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.
We're nondenominational. I come from Northern Ireland, and we've had religious wars for years. I didn't want to create an illusion that my God is better than your God. So our show is a spiritual show, not a religious show.
They're not even within 100 miles of Baghdad. They are not in any place. They hold no place in Iraq. This is an illusion... they are trying to sell to the others an illusion.
Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf
Sometimes my art is just an illusion - or is it?
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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