Illusion Quotes

Reality i merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.

Albert Einstein

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 ideal which have been instilled into them, and each time they come in contact with the real, they are bruised and wounded

W Somerset Maugham

We cast away priceless time in dreams, born of imagination, fed upon illusion, and put to death by reality.

Judy Garland

We cast away priceless time in dreams, born of imagination, fed upon illusion, and put to death by reality.

Judy Garland

An illusion which makes me happy is worth a verity which drags me to the ground

Christopher Martin-Wieland

We must select the illusion which appeals to our temperament and embrace it with passion, if we want to be happy

Cyril Connolly

Photography, as we all know, is not real at all. It is an illusion of reality with which we create our own private world

Arnold Newman

Illusion is the first of the pleasures

Voltaire

Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one

Albert Einstein

The preserve of ambition and folly in pursuit of illusion, or delusion.

Derek Jarman

This world is all a fleeting show, For man's illusion given; The smiles of joy, the tears of woe, Deceitful shine, deceitful flow, - There's nothing true but Heaven.

George Moore

The writer must believe that what he is doing is the most important thing in the world. And he must hold to this illusion even when he knows it is not true.

John Steinbeck

Illusion is the dust the devil throws in the eyes of the foolish.

Minna Thomas Antrim

The recipe for beauty is to have less illusion and more Soul, to retreat from the belief of pain or pleasure in the body into the unchanging calm and glorious freedom of spiritual harmony.

Mary Baker Eddy

I have, alas, only one illusion left, and that is the Archbishop of Canterbury.

Sydney Smith
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