Disillusion Quotes

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

A man writes to throw off the poison which he has accumulated because of his false way of life. He is trying to recapture his innocence, yet all he succeeds in doing (by writing) is to inoculate the world with a virus of his disillusionment. No man would set a word down on paper if he had the courage to live out what he believed in.

Henry Miller

Personal history must be constantly renewed by telling parents, relatives, and friends everything one does. On the other hand, for the warrior who has no personal history, no explanations are needed; nobody is angry or disillusioned with his acts. And above all, no one pins him down with their thoughts and their expectations.

Carlos Castaneda

One of the fundamental reasons why so many doctors become cynical and disillusioned is precisely because, when the abstract idealism has worn thin, they are uncertain about the value of the actual lives of the patients they are treating. This is not because they are callous or personally inhuman: it is because they live in and accept a society which is incapable of knowing what a human life is worth.

John Berger

Animal rights activists gives disillusioned feminists an excuse to go back to being women protecting wee creatures without compromising their radical credentials.

Florence King

Pitiful is the person who is afraid of taking risks. Perhaps this person will never be disappointed or disillusioned; perhaps she won't suffer the way people do when they have a dream to follow. But when the person looks back-she will hear her heart.

Paulo Coelho

We can destroy ourselves by cynicism and disillusion, just as effectively as by bombs.

Kenneth Clark

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Updated On : July 11, 2011
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