Illusion Quotes

We live in a fantasy world, a world of illusion. The great task in life is to find reality.

Iris Murdoch

Lovers of air travel find it exhilarating to hang poised between the illusion of immortality and the fact of death.

Alexander Chase

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.

David Brower

Unlike any other business in the United States, sports must preserve an illusion of perfect innocence.

Lewis H Lapham

A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep.

Saul Bellow

The highest problem of any art is to cause by appearance the illusion of a higher reality.

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

An illusion of depth often occurs if a blockhead is a muddlehead at the same time

Karl Kraus

A poor man with nothing in his belly needs hope, illusion, more than bread.

Georges Bernanos

Lost Illusion is the undisclosed title of every novel.

Andre Maurois

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

Albert Einstein

Rob the average man of his life-illusion and you rob him also of his happiness

Henrik Ibsen

The illusion that times that were are better than those that are, has probably pervaded all ages

Horace Greeley

Nothing is more sad than the death of an illusion.

Arthur Koestler

A pleasant illusion is better than a harsh reality.

Christian Nevell Bovee

How strange when an illusion dies, it's as though you've lost a child.

Judy Garland

A pleasant illusion is better than a harsh reality

Christian Nevell Bovee

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

Holly Brubach

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

Rosie O'Donnell

A poor man with nothing in his belly needs hope, illusion, more than bread

Georges Bernanos

The greatest obstacle to discovering the shape of the earth, the continents, and the oceans was not ignorance but the illusion of knowledge

Daniel J. Boorstin

Great feelings will often take the aspect of error, and great faith the aspect of illusion

Robert Burton

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

Richard E. Lingenfelter

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

Thomas More

Reality is an illusion that occurs due to a lack of wine.

Anonymous
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