Illusions Quotes

The dreamers untamed eye sees beyond the illusions to the heart of what is real.

Bryant McGill

If you want to attract a life partner as your soul mate, there are several illusions you will need to relinquish. One is that your soul mate is someone you will be with for the rest of your life. You can have a soul mate relationship that lasts a few weeks, months, or years. Time has nothing to do with the quality of your connection and its importance in your life.

Sanaya Roman

Every age is fed on illusions, lest men should renounce life early and the human race come to an end.

Joseph Conrad

Action is consolatory. It is the enemy of thought and the friend of flattering illusions.

Joseph Conrad

Freedom from worries and surcease from strain are illusions that always inhabit the distance

Edwin Way Teale

Illusions are art, for the feeling person, and it is by art that we live, if we do

Elizabeth Bowen

How beautiful is youth! how bright it gleams with its illusions, aspirations, dreams! Book of Beginnings, Story without End, Each maid a heroine, and each man a friend!

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

One of the most devastating experiences in human life is disillusionment. Of course there are some illusions the disillusionment of which is healthy. It takes two things to bowl over a tree a heavy wind outside and decay inside. Much of the moral wreckage is caused by inner cynicism a disgust with life's futility, an inability to see sense in it. A person in that mood is an easy mark for the next high wind.

Art Sisson

The challenge of modernity is to live without illusions and without becoming disillusioned.

Antonio Gramsci

Illusions commend themselves to us because they save us pain and allow us to enjoy pleasure instead. We must therefore accept it without complain when they sometimes collide with a bit of reality against which they are dashed to pieces.

Sigmund Freud

For every age is fed on illusions, lest men should renounce life early, and the human race come to an end.

Joseph Conrad

It is our illusions that create the world

Didier Cauwelaert

The challenge of modernity is to live without illusions and without becoming disillusioned

Antonio Gramsci

The one person who has more illusions than the dreamer is the man of action.

Mark Twain

Therefore trust to thy heart, and to what the world calls illusions.

John Keats

For what we call illusions are often, in truth, a wider vision of past and present realities --a willing movement of a man's soul with the larger sweep of the world's forces --a movement towards a more assured end than the chances of a single life.

Joseph Conrad

It is respectable to have no illusions, and safe, and profitable and dull.

Miguel de Cervantes

The loss of our illusions is the only loss from which we never recover.

Ouida

Time is indeed the theater and seat of illusions; nothing is so ductile and elastic. The mind stretches an hour to a century, and dwarfs an age to an hour.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Some of my best friends are illusions. Been sustaining me for years.

Sheila Ballantyne

Experience comprises illusions lost, rather than wisdom gained.

Joseph Roux

Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.

Mark Twain

It is respectable to have illusions - and safe - and profitable, and dull

Joseph Conrad

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

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