Congress has no incentive to rein in pork, because pork helps lawmakers get campaign contributions and get re-elected. It is entirely predictable that Congress would create the illusion of reform while retaining the system that allows them to sell government grants for campaign contributions.
Emotional attachment to Maya is created by my God; He Himself misleads us through illusion and doubt.
He Himself is Maya, and He Himself is the Illusion. He Himself has generated emotional attachment throughout the entire universe.
He who knows that this body s like froth, and has learnt that it is as unsubstantial as a mirage, will break the flower-pointed arrow of illusion, and never see the king of death.
I believe in evolution and I think when it comes to business and the roots of business and the fundamentals of business, I don't think that ever changes. I think the idea of change is an illusion, but in nature it's necessary to change and perhaps business is a part of nature. I'm not totally sure.
I didn't know there were so many gay people out there. Everywhere, they turn up. More importantly, I think I'm amazed how people everywhere have had the sensitivity to want to get into the complexity of the issue, the probability of love, the illusion of love, all those things. It's not simple things you can categorize as right or wrong.
If it was a truly independent board, I'd be happier about it. As it is now, it creates the illusion that both parties in the state are of equal strength and that's not the case.
If you understand hallucination and illusion, you don't blindly follow any leader. You must know if the person is sane or insane, over the abyss.
If you've chosen egocentricity for your career path than you've chosen to live with the illusion that your surroundings will serve you continuously.
I have, alas, only one illusion left, and that is the Archbishop of Canterbury.
The experiences which drugs induce are as far removed from Reality as is a mirage, from water. No matter how much you pursue the mirage, you will never quench your thirst, and the search for Truth through drugs must end in disillusionment.
Illusions commend themselves to us because they save us pain and allow us to enjoy pleasure instead. We must therefore accept it without complaint when they sometimes collide with a bit of reality against which they are dashed to pieces
Illusions are the mirages of Hope
Relationships are all there is. Everything in the universe only exists because it is in relationship to everything else. Nothing exists in isolation. We have to stop pretending we are individuals that can go it alone from Never Eat Alone
We read the world wrong and say that it deceives us
Time is an illusion, lunchtime doubly so.
A woman should be an illusion.
A hallucination is a fact, not an error; what is erroneous is a judgment based upon it.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
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.
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