Delusion Quotes

No article of faith is proof against the disintegrating effects of increasing information; one might almost describe the acquirement of knowledge as a process of disillusion.

H. L. Mencken

Practically all the relationships I know are based on a foundation of lies and mutually accepted delusion.

Kim Cattrall

Inflamed by greed, incensed by hate, confused by delusion, overcome by them, obsessed by mind, a man chooses for his own affliction, for others' affliction, for the affliction of both and experiences pain and grief.

Buddha

Delusion means mortality. And awareness means Buddhahood.

Bodhidharma

Fishing is a delusion entirely surrounded by liars in old clothes.

Don Marquis

Getting rid of a delusion makes us wiser than getting hold of a truth.

Ludwig Borne

The worst deluded are the self-deluded.

Christian Nestell Bovee

The last great delusion is soon to open before us. Antichrist is to perform his marvelous works in our sight So closely will the counterfeit resemble the true that it will be impossible to distinguish between them except by the Holy Scriptures.

Ellen G. White

Truth is always a delusion.

Friedrich Durrenmatt

A human being is part of a whole, called by us the Universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings, as something separated from the rest a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circles of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.

Albert Einstein

You are under the unfortunate delusion that simply because you run away from danger, you have no courage. You're confusing courage with wisdom.

Unknown

There is a self-satisfied dogmatism with which mankind at each period of its history cherishes the delusion of the finality of existing modes of knowledge.

Alfred North Whitehead

There exists a black kingdom which the eyes of man avoid because its landscape fails signally to flatter them. This darkness, which he imagines he can dispense with in describing the light, is error with its unknown characteristics. Error is certainty's constant companion. Error is the corollary of evidence. And anything said about truth may equally well be said about error: the delusion will be no greater.

Louis Aragon

If we can dispel the delusion that learning about computers should be an activity of fiddling with array indexes and worrying whether X is an integer or a real number, we can begin to focus on programming as a source of ideas.

Harold Abelson

Instead of revealing the will of the people, election results are often only a one-day snapshot of transient mass delusions.

James Bovard

Fair trade is a moral delusion that could be leading to an economic catastrophe.

James Bovard

No, I don't think you're paranoid. I think you're the opposite of paranoid. I think you walk around with the insane delusion that people like you.

Woody Allen

No win, no fee, no basis in reality. Just a room above a minicab office in Acton and a steady stream of greedy simpletons whose delusion is only matched by their clumsiness.

Bill Bailey

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Updated On : February 20, 2014
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