Quotes by illusion

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  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    Men are run ragged by female sexuality all their lives. From the beginning of his life to the end, no man ever fully commands any woman. It's an illusion. Men are pussy-whipped. And they know it. That's what the strip clubs are about; not woman as victim, not woman as slave, but woman as goddess.
    Source: As quoted in Sexuality and Gender (2002)
  • Christian Nevell Bovee
    Christian Nevell Bovee
    American writer 1820-1904
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    A pleasant illusion is better than a harsh reality.
  • Socrates
    Socrates
    Greek philosopher 469 BC - 399 BC
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    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.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
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    Progress is not an illusion, it happens, but it is slow and invariably disappointing.
  • Ben Katchor
    Ben Katchor
    American cartoonist and illustrator 1951-
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    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.
  • Georges Bernanos
    Georges Bernanos
    French writer 1888-1948
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    A poor man with nothing in his belly needs hope, illusion, more than bread.
  • Brad Bird
    Brad Bird
    American animator, director and screenwriter 1957-
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    Animation is about creating the illusion of life. And you can't create it if you don't have one.
  • René Daumal
    René Daumal
    French spiritual para-surrealist writer and poet 1908-1944
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    Art has a double face, of expression and illusion, just like science has a double face: the reality of error and the phantom of truth.
  • Stephen Vizinczey
    Stephen Vizinczey
    Hongarian writer and criticus 1933-
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    As both capitalist and communist states - not to mention the technological world - have evolved under the illusion that men purposefully built them, ideological optimism seeps into every niche of our lives. It is made worse by mass culture which feeds our
  • Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
    Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
    American journalist, essayist and memoirist 1934-2002
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    Belief in the absence of illusions is itself an illusion.
  • Harry A. Overstreet
    Harry A. Overstreet
    American writer and lecturer 1875-1970
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    Better a dish of illusion and a hearty appetite for life, than a feast of reality and indigestion therewith.
  • David Cronenberg
    David Cronenberg
    Canadian movie maker 1943-
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    Censors tend to do what only psychotics do: they confuse reality with illusion.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    Great feelings will often take the aspect of error, and great faith the aspect of illusion.
  • Buddha
    Buddha
    Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC
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    He who gives away shall have real gain. He who subdues himself shall be free; he shall cease to be a slave of passions. The righteous man casts off evil, and by rooting out lust, bitterness, and illusion do we reach Nirvana.
  • Judy Garland
    Judy Garland
    American singer and actress 1922-1969
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    How strange when an illusion dies. It's as though you've lost a child.
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