The ignorant mind, with its infinite afflictions, passions, and evils, is rooted in the three poisons. Greed, anger, and delusion.
— Bodhidharma

All are lunatics, but he who can analyze his delusion is called a philosopher.
Ambrose Bierce delusions quote

No man is happy without a delusion of some kind. Delusions are as necessary to our happiness as realities.
— Christian Nevell Bovee

Affirmation without discipline is the beginning of delusion.
— Jim Rohn

It is far better to grasp the universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring.
— Carl Sagan