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The problem with our role is Americans live in a world of illusion.
The apparent ease of California life is an illusion, and those who believe the illusion real live here in only the most temporary way.
My point was that it's hard to make good films, but I'm not under any illusion that you do all the time.
There is the illusion of the world and the reality of the Torah.
The painting is not on a surface, but on a plane which is imagined. It moves in a mind. It is not there physically at all. It is an illusion, a piece of magic, so that what you see is not what you see.
It's all kind of a big illusion: the white picket fence and the perfect marriage and the kids. Check that box off, check that box off, and move forward.
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.
I'm under no illusion that there are things about me that I'd like to change. I just accept who I am, and I'm proud of it.
The world is real. Consciousness is the illusion.
We're in an illusion about what our role is in world politics and foreign affairs, and our policies are killing and destroying and doing a lot of things that we are not aware of.
Now, I know it's a widespread assumption in the West that as countries modernize, they also westernize. This is an illusion. It's an assumption that modernity is a product simply of competition, markets and technology. It is not. It is also shaped equally by history and culture. China is not like the West, and it will not become like the West.
Film is an illusion. Fame is ephemeral. Faith and family are what endure.
One travels to escape from it all, but that is the great illusion: It cannot be done, since one travels with one's mind.
There's a way in which 'The Illusion' is a play about the theater.
He didn't maintain my illusion of myself, he gave me an illusion of myself. Before I met him, I never thought of myself as an actress. Boy, he sidetracked me in a great way!
We have that illusion that we are 'deciding' what to make a character do, in order to 'convey our message' or something like that. But, at least in my experience, you are often more like a river-rafting guide who's been paid a bonus to purposely steer your clients into the roughest possible water.
Gaga is an entertainer, so a hat for her is part of the illusion of entertaining.
And, hey, I'm not under the illusion that everything's just going to be hunky-dory work wise forever. I've never been under that illusion. Things could go away tomorrow.
I'm not under the illusion that everything's just going to be hunky-dory work wise forever. I've never been under that illusion. Things could go away tomorrow.
There is no 'I.' That's an illusion we've got to get beyond.
You know the illusion of the cheap money is over and now Britain has to go out there and graft and earn its way and create wealth and prosperity in a very competitive world.
I don't really believe that documentary is objective reality and fiction is all illusion.
Just as the 99% of Soviet citizens who supported the Soviet regime in 1985 was no indication of what the people inside the USSR really thought, the army of true believers that we think we see in the Arab world is an illusion.
The idea that the world can unite without being regulated is clearly an illusion.
Well, I also love magic, which is, you know, different than showmanship. Magic's an art where you use slight of hand or illusion to create wonder.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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