Illusion Quotes

Who knows what true loneliness is - not the conventional word but the naked terror? To the lonely themselves it wears a mask. The most miserable outcast hugs some memory or some illusion.

Joseph Conrad

The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance it is the illusion of knowledge.

Daniel J. Boorstin

The most dangerous thing is illusion.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Who knows what true loneliness is not the conventional word, but the naked terror? To the lonely themselves it wears a mask. The most miserable outcast hugs some memory or some illusion.

Joseph Conrad

The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.

Stephen Hawking

The idea that seeing life means going from place to place and doing a great variety of obvious things is an illusion natural to dull minds.

Charles Horton Cooley

Illusion is needed to disguise the emptiness within.

Arthur Erickson

Fear is only an illusion. It is the illusion that creates the feeling of separ-ateness-the false sense of isolation that exists only in your imagination.

Jeraldine Saunders

Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.

Miguel de Unamuno

The first man to see an illusion by which men have flourished for centuries surely stands in a lonely place

Gary Zukav

Illusion is the first of all pleasures

Oscar Wilde

Animation is about creating the illusion of life. And you cant create it if you dont have one.

Brad Bird

Living in cities is an art, and we need the vocabulary of art, of style, to describe the peculiar relationship between man and material that exists in the continual creative play of urban living. The city as we imagine it, then, soft city of illusion, myth, aspiration, and nightmare, is as real, maybe more real, than the hard city one can locate on maps in statistics, in monographs on urban sociology and demography and architecture.

Jonathan Raban

Weak mortals, chained to the earth, creatures of clay as frail as the foliage of the woods, you unfortunate race, whose life is but darkness, as unreal as a shadow, the illusion of a dream.

Aristophanes

Inflation: Everyone's illusion of wealth.

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