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" A change in external circumstances without inner renewal is a materialist's illusion, as though man were only a product of his social circumstance and nothing else. "
" After a crisis we tell ourselves we understand why it happened and maintain the illusion that the world is understandable. In fact, we should accept the world is incomprehensible much of the time. "
" A house must be built on solid foundations if it is to last. The same principle applies to man, otherwise he too will sink back into the soft ground and becomes swallowed up by the world of illusion. "
" Allowing children to spew forth whatever is on their minds in the name of openness only creates an illusion of family closeness. "
" All politics to me - Indian or white - is an illusion preventing us from being authentic because we're communicating through something that isn't real to us. "
" A logical analysis of reflexive usages in French shows, however, that this simplicity is an illusion and that, so far from helping the foreigner, it is more calculated to bother him. "
" A man's wife is his compromise with the illusion of his first sweetheart. "
George Jean Nathan
" And, hey, I'm not under the illusion that everything's just going to be hunky-dory work wise forever. I've never been under that illusion. Things could go away tomorrow. "
" Animation is about creating the illusion of life. And you can't create it if you don't have one. "
" Anyone who believes that it is possible to educate the will without cultivating the insight that enlivens it is succumbing to illusion. Clear-sightedness on this point is a task for present-day pedagogy, but it can come only from a life-filled understanding of the whole human being. "
" Anything I've done up till May 27th 1999 was kind of an illusion, existing without living. My daughter, the birth of my daughter, gave me life. "
" A picture story just doesn't run like a film. It doesn't have 24 frames per second. It doesn't deal with this illusion of movement. "
" A poor man with nothing in his belly needs hope, illusion, more than bread. "
" As far as I can see, it's not important that we have free will, just as long as we have the illusion of free will to stop us going mad. "
" As in The Lime Twig dream and illusion are right at the center of Charivari. "
John C. Hawkes
" A system of morality which is based on relative emotional values is a mere illusion, a thoroughly vulgar conception which has nothing sound in it and nothing true. "
" A woman should be an illusion. "
" Because people don't understand what computing is about, they think they have it in the iPhone, and that illusion is as bad as the illusion that 'Guitar Hero' is the same as a real guitar. "
" Before 9/11, I was playing a wide range of characters. I would play a lover, a cop, a father. As long as I could create the illusion of the character, the part was given to me. But after 9/11, something changed. We became the villains, the bad guys. I don't mind to play the bad guy as long as the bad guy has a base. "
" Being a famous actress may give you a sense of being important, but believe me, it's just an illusion. "
" Belief demands that you dispense with illusion after illusion, while contemporary common sense requires continual, fluffy pretending - pretending that might as well be systematic, it's so thoroughly incentivised by our culture. "
" Belief in the absence of illusions is itself an illusion. "
Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
" Beyond self-driving cars, I think all airplanes should go pilotless. Get the pilots out of there. Even better, have no cockpit at all, and turn it into a nice lounge with a bar. Why give people the illusion of control with a steering wheel? "
" Censors tend to do what only psychotics do: they confuse reality with illusion. "
" Clinton impressed Assad: a young man who appeared to want to be neutral in the Arab-Israeli dispute - an illusion of course, but that's what Assad thought. "
" Comics are about the illusion of movement, and movies are about movement itself. "
" Decorate your home. It gives the illusion that your life is more interesting than it really is. "
Charles M. Schulz
" Do not be misled by what you see around you, or be influenced by what you see. You live in a world which is a playground of illusion, full of false paths, false values and false ideals. But you are not part of that world. "
" Drag is there to remind culture not to take itself too seriously. All of this is illusion. "
" Everything is Song. Everything is Silence. Since it all turns out to be illusion, perfectly being what it is, having nothing to do with good or bad, you are free to die laughing. "
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