Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
Time is an illusion, lunchtime doubly so.
The greatest obstacle to discovering the shape of the earth, the continents and the ocean was not ignorance but the illusion of knowledge.
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
I realized that if I was going to achieve anything in life I had to be aggressive. I had to get out there and go for it... I know fear is an obstacle for some people, but it's an illusion to me.
Reality is merely an illusion, although a very persistent one
Religion is an illusion and it derives its strength from the fact that it falls in with our instinctual desires.
It is an illusion that youth is happy, an illusion of those who have lost it.
It is an illusion that youth is happy, an illusion of those who have lost it; but the young know they are wretched, for they are full of the truthless ideals which have been instilled into them, and each time they come in contact with the real they are bruised and wounded.
A wise man, recognizing that the world is but an illusion, does not act as if it is real, so he escapes the suffering.
The problem with communication is the illusion that is has occurred.
Photography, as we all know, is not real at all. It is an illusion of reality with which we create our own private world.
More than any other American sport, baseball creates the magnetic, addictive illusion that it can almost be understood.
Consciousness is either inexplicable illusion, or else revelation
Nobody seems more obsessed by diet than our anti-materialistic, otherworldly, New Age spiritual types. But if the material world is merely illusion, an honest guru should be as content with Budweiser and bratwurst as with raw carrot juice, tofu and seaweed slime
Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames
For it is a land of illusion, a place in the mind, a shimmering mirage of riches and mystery and death. These illusions have distorted its landscape and contorted its history
Great feelings will often take the aspect of error, and great faith the aspect of illusion
The greatest obstacle to discovering the shape of the earth, the continents, and the oceans was not ignorance but the illusion of knowledge
A poor man with nothing in his belly needs hope, illusion, more than bread
I don't wish her any ill will. I think it's very hard for everyone to participate in the illusion she presents as her truth
Claridge's is elegant but determinedly unglamorous. The only fantasy it has to offer is the illusion that the world is in good working order
A pleasant illusion is better than a harsh reality
How strange when an illusion dies, it's as though you've lost a child.
A pleasant illusion is better than a harsh reality.