illusion quotes

You can't walk alone. Many have given the illusion, but none have really walked alone. Man is not made that way. Each man is bedded in his people, their history, their culture, and their values.Peter Abrahams

Free will is an illusion. People always choose the perceived path of greatest pleasure.Scott Adams

I enjoyed mathematics from a very young age. At the beginning of college, I had this illusion, which was kind of silly in retrospect, that if I just understood math and physics and philosophy, I could figure out everything else from first principles.Erez Lieberman Aiden

What if everything is an illusion and nothing exists? In that case, I definitely overpaid for my carpet.Woody Allen

Tradition is the illusion of permanance.Woody Allen

A lot of the demonstrations that I do, when I get inside people's minds, is understanding human behavior and understanding how people think and getting their patterns down so I know how to create the illusion that I get inside their brain.Criss Angel

I love the idea I can go off with a single camera and a few rolls of film unencumbered... I was not interested in the illusion of reality, I wanted to get close to what was happening.Eve Arnold

There's also something of an illusion in that, you can perhaps record a TV thing one month and complete a book the next and then be in a play. Then, if they all come out at once, it looks as if you're actually juggling a million things.Jane Asher

They're not even within 100 miles of Baghdad. They are not in any place. They hold no place in Iraq. This is an illusion... they are trying to sell to the others an illusion.Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf

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.Sai Baba

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.Sai Baba

It is pure illusion to think that an opinion that passes down from century to century, from generation to generation, may not be entirely false.Pierre Bayle

A poor man with nothing in his belly needs hope, illusion, more than bread.Georges Bernanos

Television shows, especially hour-longs, are hard, tiring work. Those people are very tired and very rich. But they're working really hard, and to create the illusion of having the time of your life like that, you really got to give it up to the people who do it.Craig Bierko

Right now, there's the illusion of order and civilization, but there's a tremendous amount of economic tension in this country and the educational system is constantly eroding.Kathryn Bigelow

Being a famous actress may give you a sense of being important, but believe me, it's just an illusion.Juliette Binoche

Animation is about creating the illusion of life. And you can't create it if you don't have one.Brad Bird

Reason cannot establish values, and its belief that it can is the stupidiest and most pernicious illusion.Allan Bloom

Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth.Ludwig Borne

Perhaps I am doomed to retrace my steps under the illusion that I am exploring, doomed to try and learn what I should simply recognize, learning a mere fraction of what I have forgotten.Andre Breton