Quotes by delusion

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  • Don Marquis
    Don Marquis
    American writer 1878-1937
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    Fishing is a delusion entirely surrounded by liars in old clothes.
  • Bhagavad Gita
    Bhagavad Gita
    Hindu scripture in Sanskrit
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    He is not elevated by good fortune or depressed by bad. His mind is established in God, and he is free from delusion.
  • Christian Nevell Bovee
    Christian Nevell Bovee
    American writer 1820-1904
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    No man is happy without a delusion of some kind. Delusions are as necessary to our happiness as realities.
  • Richard Dawkins
    Richard Dawkins
    English ethologist, evolutionary biologist and author 1941-
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    A delusion is something that people believe in despite a total lack of evidence.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    And what do Democrats stand for, if they are so ready to defame concerned citizens as the "mob" - a word betraying a Marie Antoinette delusion of superiority to ordinary mortals. I thought my party was populist, attentive to the needs and wishes of those outside the power structure. And as a product of the 1960s, I thought the Democratic party was passionately committed to freedom of thought and speech.
  • Al Goldstein
    Al Goldstein
    American pornographer 1936-2013
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    Celebrity gives us delusion of self importance.
  • Carl Jung
    Carl Jung
    Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst 1875-1961
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    Far from being a material world, this is a psychic world, which allows us to make only indirect and hypothetical inferences about the real nature of matter. The psychic, alone has immediate reality, and this includes all forms of the psychic, even the 'unreal' ideas and thoughts which refer to nothing 'external'. We may call them 'imagination' or 'delusion,' but that does not detract in any way from their effectiveness...
  • Ludwig Borne
    Ludwig Borne
    German-Jewish political writer and satirist 1786-1837
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    Getting rid of a delusion makes us wiser than getting hold of a truth.
  • Lin-Chi
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    If you love the sacred and despise the ordinary, you are still bobbing in the ocean of delusion.
  • Leo Tolstoy
    Leo Tolstoy
    Russian writer 1828-1910
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    It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
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    It is far better to grasp the universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring.
    Source: Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark (2011) 32
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    Love is the delusion that one woman differs from another.
  • Thomas Henry Huxley
    Thomas Henry Huxley
    English biologist 1825-1895
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    No delusion is greater than the notion that method and industry can make up for lack of mother-wit, either in science or in practical life.
  • Stephen Vizinczey
    Stephen Vizinczey
    Hongarian writer and criticus 1933-
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    Powerful men in particular suffer from the delusion that human beings have no memories. I would go so far as to say that the distinguishing trait of powerful men is the psychotic certainty that people forget acts of infamy as easily as their parents birth
  • Barbara Kruger
    Barbara Kruger
    American artist 1945-
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    Prominence is cool, but when the delusion kicks in it can be a drag. Especially if you choose to surround yourself with friends and not acolytes.
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