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Definition of Delusion

Delusion

  1. The act of deluding; deception; a misleading of the mind.
  2. The state of being deluded or misled.
  3. That which is falsely or delusively believed or propagated; false belief; error in belief.

Delusion Quotations

It is far better to grasp the universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring.
Carl Sagan

The ignorant mind, with its infinite afflictions, passions, and evils, is rooted in the three poisons. Greed, anger, and delusion.
Bodhidharma

A delusion is something that people believe in despite a total lack of evidence.
Richard Dawkins

Well, love is insanity. The ancient Greeks knew that. It is the taking over of a rational and lucid mind by delusion and self-destruction. You lose yourself, you have no power over yourself, you can't even think straight.
Marilyn French

Let no man in the world live in delusion. Without a Guru none can cross over to the other shore.
Guru Nanak
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Delusion Translations

delusion in German is Wahn
delusion in Norwegian is vrangforestilling, illusjon
delusion in Swedish is illusion, villfarelse