The illusion that times that were are better than those that are, has probably pervaded all ages
Rob the average man of his life-illusion and you rob him also of his happiness
Reality i merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
Lost Illusion is the undisclosed title of every novel.
What we gain by experience is not worth that we lose in illusion
A poor man with nothing in his belly needs hope, illusion, more than bread.
An illusion of depth often occurs if a blockhead is a muddlehead at the same time
The highest problem of any art is to cause by appearance the illusion of a higher reality.
A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep.
Unlike any other business in the United States, sports must preserve an illusion of perfect innocence.
Even as recently as 1969, I still had the illusion, you see, that atomic energy could be a safe alternative to damming all our rivers for power.
Lovers of air travel find it exhilarating to hang poised between the illusion of immortality and the fact of death.
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.
We trained hard - but it seemed every time we were beginning to form up
into teams we were reorganised. I was to learn later in life that we tend
to meet any new situation by reorganising, and what a wonderful method it
can be for creating the illusion of progress while actually producing
confusion, inefficiency and demoralisation.
If a fox is unable to befriend a tiger, then the fox should create an illusion of close association with the tiger by carefully trailing behind the cat while boasting of the deep friendship they share. In this way, he creates an impression that his well being is of great concern to the tiger.
Illusion and wisdom combined are the charm of life and art.
It isn't safe to sit in judgment upon another person's illusion when you are not on the inside. While you are thinking it is a dream, he may be knowing it is a planet.
Pleasure can be supported by an illusion; but happiness rests upon truth.
Oh, how powerfully the magnet of illusion attracts.
Better a dish of illusion and a hearty appetite for life, than a feast of reality and indigestion therewith.
Congress has no incentive to rein in pork, because pork helps lawmakers get campaign contributions and get re-elected. It is entirely predictable that Congress would create the illusion of reform while retaining the system that allows them to sell government grants for campaign contributions.
Emotional attachment to Maya is created by my God; He Himself misleads us through illusion and doubt.
He Himself is Maya, and He Himself is the Illusion. He Himself has generated emotional attachment throughout the entire universe.
He who knows that this body s like froth, and has learnt that it is as unsubstantial as a mirage, will break the flower-pointed arrow of illusion, and never see the king of death.
I believe in evolution and I think when it comes to business and the roots of business and the fundamentals of business, I don't think that ever changes. I think the idea of change is an illusion, but in nature it's necessary to change and perhaps business is a part of nature. I'm not totally sure.