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The soul has illusions as the bird has wings: it is supported by them.
I have realized that the past and future are real illusions, that they exist in the present, which is what there is and all there is.
Cognitive psychology tells us that the unaided human mind is vulnerable to many fallacies and illusions because of its reliance on its memory for vivid anecdotes rather than systematic statistics.
It is natural to indulge in the illusions of hope. We are apt to shut our eyes to that siren until she allures us to our death.
Illusions of grandeur are not the same as visions of greatness.
Edwin Louis Cole
My work is not great, but it's respectable. I have no false illusions.
Fear is our deepest and strongest emotion, and the one which best lends itself to the creation of nature-defying illusions.
H. P. Lovecraft
Illusions commend themselves to us because they save us pain and allow us to enjoy pleasure instead. We must therefore accept it without complaint when they sometimes collide with a bit of reality against which they are dashed to pieces.
I have lived too long to cherish many illusions about the essential high-mindedness of men when brought into stark confrontation with the issue of control over their security, and their property interests.
I took a little break after 'The Palace of Illusions' to clear my head.
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
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While producing art works, illusions appear from time to time due to my mental illness. Every day is a struggle for me.
Life and death are illusions. We are in a constant state of transformation.
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
It is not unusual for the eye or ear to play tricks with one, but when such illusions and delusions are taken for the Spirit forms of the departed and voices of the dead instead of being recognized as some subjective phenomena brought about by a physical cause, the situation takes on a grave aspect.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
There is an interesting scientific dispute about realism and optimism. Some find that very optimistic people have benign illusions about themselves. These people may think they have more control, or more skill, than they actually do. Others have found that optimistic people have a good handle on reality. The jury is still out.
These critics with the illusions they've created about artists - it's like idol worship. They only like people when they're on their way up... I cannot be on the way up again.
About myself I have no great illusions. I know what I am. I know what I'm good at. I know what I ain't. I'm always hoping to surprise myself. But I do have a love of music and I do love to communicate it, and that's the best I can do, really. And I can raise a good family, too.
Every night of our lives, we dream, and our brain concocts visions which are, at least until we wake up, highly convincing. Most of us have had experiences which are verging on hallucination. It shows the power of the brain to knock up illusions.
Language, philosophy, and science are interwoven into the design of words, which are manipulated to create surprising illusions.
He who desires to worship God must harbor no childish illusions about the matter but bravely renounce his liberty and humanity.
The magic of theatre is how much can you stimulate the mind of the audience, not how many illusions you can create.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone, you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
I'm an idealist without illusions.
John F. Kennedy
I don't think the human mind can comprehend the past and the future. They are both just illusions that can manipulate you into thinking theres some kind of change.
Rome is the city of echoes, the city of illusions, and the city of yearning.
Giotto di Bondone
Everybody sooner or later has to drop the luggage and the baggage of illusions.
Sooner Or Later
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