Quotation Explorer - 'Delusion'

Trust is the delusion of truth with ill fated consequences - Ivan Yelkin
Why do you so earnestly seek the truth in distant places?Look for delusion and truth in thebottom of your own heart. - Ryokan
Some people live disconnected, in a world of their own. Their wishful thinking represents their sole veracity. But when the mirror smashes the reflection of their delusion, it will not falter to talk back. ( "The day the mirror was talking back" ) - Erik Pevernagie
We Neuroscientists have come a long way in proving that God is neither a Delusion nor an Almighty Being watching over life on Earth. God is the Event Horizon of Human Consciousness. I termed this state of attaining God, as 'Absolute Unity Qualia'. - Abhijit Naskar
The mind is just a delusion not a reality. If the materials are perception of our mind, then why we cannot turn into handsome guys and beautiful ladies without putting a hundred grams of makeup powder? - M.F. Moonzajer
We believe that beautiful people must have equally beautiful personalities. But what is amazing is how complete is this delusion! - Avijeet Das
Confidence is 10% hard work and 90% delusion. - Tina Fey
Mind hates to seep in delusion soaking faintly discolored obsession. - Munia Khan
Artists are not in delusion, they only recreate the hidden side - Farid F. Ibrahim
Hope. It is the quintessential human delusion, simultaneously the source of your greatest strength, and greatest weakness. - Unknown or The Archictect from the Matrix reloaded movie
You're the idol of my words, maybe a delusion or just a time traveler;Somewhere you exist. - Siddharth Bhatnagar
It's one fucking illusion in this fucking delusion... you don't want to be in my dream, do ya? - Deyth Banger
Propounding peace and love without practical or institutional engagement is delusion, not virtue. - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
The great delusion of modernity, is that the laws of nature explain the universe for us. The laws of nature describe the universe, they describe the regularities. But they explain nothing. - Ludwig Wittgenstein
When all else fails, there's always delusion. - Conan O'Brien
My feelings are a fact, not a personal delusion. They are valid for me. What business have you got trying to tell me how I ought to feel? - Elizabeth Peters
Love is an obsessive delusion that is cured by marriage.
Faith without action is delusion. Faith does not wait for miracles but produces them. If you think you can or if you think you can't, you are right. - Henry Ford
We labor under the great delusion that we are in control. Silly humans. - Toni Sorenson
that which deludes you to be unhappy can be overpowered by another delusion that causes greater unhappiness - Devdutt Pattanaik
To be mindful of social phenomena is thus to identify more clearly hatred, greed, and delusion as well as the seeds of wisdom and compassion both around us and in us. (p. 52) - Donald Rothberg
Better a cruel truth than a comfortable delusion. - Edward Abbey
Delusion is the seed of dreams. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Love is the delusion that one woman differs from another - H. L. Mencken
The only relationships that exist are based on truth. Everything else is just a mutual and isolating delusion. - Stefan Molyneux
Freedom without the strength to support it and, if need be, defend it, would be a cruel delusion. And the strength to defend freedom can itself only come from widespread industrialisation and the infusion of modern science and technology into the country's economic life. - Jamsetji Tata
Illusion is a false perception but delusion is a fixed false belief. - Debasish Mridha
The fundamental delusion of humanity is to suppose that I am here and you are out there. -, Zen master (1885-1973) - Yasutani Roshi
It is a common delusion that you can make things better by talking about them.
No man is happy without a delusion of some kind. Delusions are as necessary to our happiness as realities.. - Christian Nestell Bovee
Most people thought that we would remain in the ghetto until the end of the war, until the arrival of the Red Army. Afterward everything would be as before. The ghetto was ruled by neither German nor Jew; it was ruled by delusion. - Elie Wiesel
I loved everything to anything to everyone who surrounded him. He was perfect. A delusion with a sweet melancholy taste. He was crazy, but he was my crazy and inside, everything felt right. - Dominic Riccitello
Necessity is the mother of delusion. For true love to exist there must be nothing that is necessary to it. Lovers have to live happily ever after, no matter what happens. - Billy Bob Stone
You don’t come to live here unless the delusion of a reality shaped around your own desires isn’t a strong aspect of your personality. 'A reality shaped around your own desires' there is something sociopathic in that ambition. - Zadie Smith
The first stage of ignorance is illusion, due to lack of exposure to reality. The second stage of ignorance is delusion, or the refusal to acknowledge reality. The third stage of ignorance is the rejection of altruism. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
Fear is a product of doubt. it is a negative energy. Fear is an opposite of faith. Law is not necessary for people who have freedom. Law is the control switch that produces fear. That Fear produces lawful citizens is a delusion, it only creates fearful citizens . - Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel
We are, in fact, a nation of evangelists; every third American devotes himself to improving and lifting up his fellow-citizens, usually by force; the messianic delusion is our national disease. - H.L. Mencken
In dream, delusion, and fantasy, exist man’s next best reality: that place where he is the creator of his own worlds; where he builds, learns, discovers and entertains; is master of all outcomes, his own god of destiny, and thus the student of his own evolving and ever uncertain truth. - Duane Hewitt
The possibility of truth has become a delusion to those who made their own disguise the truth. - Nema Al-Araby
Whenever success and fame override our senses with greed, arrogance and delusion; it is a time to pause and reflect. - Aditya Ajmera
You don’t come to live here [New York City] unless the delusion of a reality shaped around your own desires isn’t a strong aspect of your personality. 'A reality shaped around your own desires' there is something sociopathic in that ambition. - Zadie Smith
Love: The delusion that one woman differs from another. - H. L. Mencken
A nation is a society united by a delusion about its ancestry and by common hatred of its neighbors. - Dean William R. Inge
Sin is the delusion of our feelings; while crime is the delusion of our actions. - M.F. Moonzajer
We experience ourselves our thoughts and feelings as something separate from the rest. A kind of optical delusion of consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. - Albert Einstein
The final delusion is the belief that one has lost all delusions.
The problem you have isn't a delusion of grandeur; it's a delusion of insignificance. - Steve Maraboli
Fishing is a delusion entirely surrounded by liars in old clothes. - Don Marquis
The European reaction to Obama is a European delusion. - Noam Chomsky
Mental –ill health is delusion. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Quitters always believe the lies they tell themselves because delusion is easier to live with than the reality that they settled for an easier path. - Shannon L. Alder
Delusion is the greatest barrier of humanity.. - Simran Shah Khan
Too lazy to be ambitious,I let the world take care of itself.Ten days' worth of rice in my bag;a bundle of twigs by the fireplace.Why chatter about delusion and enlightenment?Listening to the night rain on my roof,I sit comfortably, with both legs stretched out. - Ryokan
It is a common delusion that you make things better by talking about them. - Dame Rose Macaulay
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