Disillusion Quotes

Nothing is more sad than the death of an illusion.

Arthur Koestler

Do you think I am standing here, making this up as I go? I am sorry to disillusion you. I am not Robin Williams. I am the king of the pen.

Mitch Hedberg

It is only a step from boredom to disillusionment, which leads naturally to self-pity, which in turn ends in chaos.

Manly Hall

Sons have always a rebellious wish to be disillusioned by that which charmed their fathers.

Aldous Huxley

Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.

Miguel de Unamuno

He seemed like a savior and I supported him but I must say I'm totally disillusioned now.

George Foulkes

I think they have been seriously disillusioned, but whether it would have been more accurately predicted if I had been in the White House or someone else, I wouldn't claim that at all.

Jimmy Carter

More and more lawmakers of both parties are increasingly disillusioned by the military's policy of exclusion and discrimination.

C. Dixon Osburn

Disillusionment in living is finding that no one can really ever be agreeing with you completely in anything.

Gertrude Stein

Architects of grandeur are often the master builders of disillusionment.

Bryant McGill

Public respect for political parties has plummeted, and democratic government discredited, ... The massive fall in voters can only be attributed to voter disillusionment in their governments -- successive governments.

Malcolm Fraser

The Great War was a progressive revelation and disillusionment.

Ralph A. Cram

I have already mentioned that recent years have brought with them much disillusionment concerning what has so far been achieved by humanity.

Hjalmar Branting

We could hardly believe that after so many ordeals, after all the trials of modern skepticism, there was still so much left in our souls to destroy.

Alexander Herzen

I`m a very physical person. People don`t credit me with much of a brain, so why should I disillusion them?

Sylvester Stallone

LOOKING-GLASS, n. A vitreous plane upon which to display a fleeting show for man's disillusion given.

Ambrose Gwinett

My professional life has been a constant record of disillusion, and many things that seem wonderful to most men are the every-day commonplaces of my business.

Harry Houdini

In middle age we are apt to reach the horrifying conclusion that all sorrow, all pain, all passionate regret and loss and bitter disillusionment are self-made.

Kathleen Norris

There is no need to waste pity on young girls who are having their moments of disillusionment, for in another moment they will recover their illusion.

Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

The longer you stay in one place, the greater your chances of disillusionment.

Art Spander

Wisdom comes by disillusionment.

George Santayana

Living in an age of advertisement, we are perpetually disillusioned. The perfect life is spread before us every day, but it changes and withers at a touch.

Joseph Priestley

He [Clemenceau] had one illusion - France; and one disillusion - mankind.

John Maynard Keynes

The shadow of victory is disillusion.

Winston Churchill

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Updated On : July 11, 2011
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