The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance - it is the illusion of knowledge.
Never say never, because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion.
The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it's the illusion of knowledge.
Pleasure can be supported by an illusion; but happiness rests upon truth.
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The most dangerous thing is illusion.
Pleasure may come from illusion, but happiness can come only of reality.
Control is an illusion, let it be, and enjoy the peace.
Film is an illusion. Fame is ephemeral. Faith and family are what endure.
The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
I know fear is an obstacle for some people, but it is an illusion to me.
. .Failure always made me try harder next time.
What a strange illusion it is to suppose that beauty is goodness.
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a persistent one.
Is not this whole world an illusion? And yet it fools everybody.
The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly present illusion.
Whatever happens in the world is real, what one thinks should have happened is projection. We suffer more from our fictitious illusion and expectations of reality.
If most of us remain ignorant of ourselves, it is because self-knowledge is painful and we prefer the pleasures of illusion.
A hallucination is a fact, not an error; what is erroneous is a judgment based upon it.
Words are illusions.
A pleasant illusion is better than a harsh reality.
Life has no meaning the moment you lose the illusion of being eternal.
The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.
What if everything is an illusion and nothing exists? In that case, I definitely overpaid for my carpet.
Religion is an illusion and it derives its strength from the fact that it falls in with our instinctual desires.
Therefore trust to thy heart, and to what the world calls illusions.
Much violence is based on the illusion that life is a property to be defended and not to be shared.
Love can sometimes be magic. But magic can sometimes...just be an illusion.
Progress is not an illusion, it happens, but it is slow and invariably disappointing.
The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.
It is an illusion that youth is happy, an illusion of those who has lost it.
Allowing children to spew forth whatever is on their minds in the name of openness only creates an illusion of family closeness.
Pray look better, Sir... those things yonder are no giants, but windmills.
We must select the Illusion which appeals to our temperament and embrace it with passion, if we want to be happy.
Nothing is more sad than the death of an illusion.
The one person who has more illusions than the dreamer is the man of action.
Never say never because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion.
You too must not count too much on your reality as you feel it today, since like yesterday, it may prove an illusion for you tomorrow.
A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep.
Decorate your home. It gives the illusion that your life is more interesting than it really is.
No other human being, no woman, no poem or music, book or painting can replace alcohol in its power to give man the illusion of real creation.
Censors tend to do what only psychotics do: they confuse reality with illusion.
There is no need to waste pity on young girls who are having their moments of disillusionment, for in another moment they will recover their illusion.
The love is real in any situation; everything else is just an illusion.
There is no such thing as conversation.
It is an illusion. There are interesting monologues, that is all.
The preserve of ambition and folly in pursuit of illusion, or delusion.
Lovers of air travel find it exhilarating to hang poised between the illusion of immortality and the fact of death.
It isn't safe to sit in judgment upon another person's illusion when you are not on the inside. While you are thinking it is a dream, he may be knowing it is a planet.
A poor man with nothing in his belly needs hope, illusion, more than bread.
If you can talk brilliantly enough about a problem, it can create the consoling illusion that it has been mastered.
The truly educated man is that rare individual who can separate reality from illusion.
We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone.
Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
In our natural state, we are glorious beings.
In the world of illusion, we are lost and imprisoned, slaves to our appetites and our will to false power.
The writer must believe that what he is doing is the most important thing in the world. And he must hold to this illusion even when he knows it is not true.
If we choose, we can live in a world of comforting illusion.
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.
[Horror fiction] shows us that the control we believe we have is purely illusory, and that every moment we teeter on chaos and oblivion.
Nothing like being visible, publishing one's work, and speaking openly about one's life, to disabuse the world of the illusion of one's perfection and purity.