Love matches, so called, have illusion for their father and need for their mother.
Much violence is based on the illusion that life is a property to be defended and not to be shared.
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.
The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance -- it is the illusion of knowledge.
Future is purely a mental construct — an illusion — because you never exist in the future, only in the present. By using a consistent, internally congruent vision of the future to make decisions day after day, you start to build momentum, and you’ll ultimately achieve your goals.
We live in illusion and the appearance of things. There is a reality. We are that reality. When you understand this, you see that you are nothing, and being nothing, you are everything. That is all.
Baseball is a game where a curve is an optical illusion, a screwball can be a pitch or a person, stealing is legal and you can spit anywhere you like except in the umpire's eye or on the ball.
A woman should be an illusion.
I'm all for the illusion that I'm a sex symbol.
Belief in the absence of illusions is itself an illusion.
Time is an illusion, lunchtime, doubly so
If you can talk brilliantly about a problem, it can create the consoling illusion that it has been mastered.
The tricks of illusion came to him so easily that it seemed he had been born knowing them and needed only to be reminded
The House of Lords, an illusion to which I have never been able to subscribe - responsibility without power, the prerogative of the eunuch throughout the ages.
You are priests, not social or political leaders. Let us not be under the illusion that we are serving the Gospel through an exaggerated interest in the wide field of temporal problems.
Every generous illusion of youth leaves a wrinkle as it departs. Experience is the successive disenchanting of the things of life; it is reason enriched with the heart's spoils.
Analysts are great at providing data and information that the average buy-side shop doesn't have the capacity to get on their own. But no one on the buy side was ever under the illusion that these people were objective.
Do not get yourself into the illusion that there is something so unique about the question of organ or body parts ... that the general rules of economics do not apply.
He may be seen as one of the architects of an illusion. Or he may be seen as one of the architects of global stability. That needs at least a decade to play out.
If I do, the whole thing falls apart. It fails. The illusion is in my head.
If the recovery has been built on the illusion of money games like this, then one has to wonder what it is we are seeing that is getting better in the economy.
I grew up with an idealized version of the sport, that people do it because they love horses. I guess that's just a romantic illusion.
Illusion is sometimes all that keeps us sane.
Love is only half the illusion; the lover, but not his love, is deceived.
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.