Reckoning Illusions Of Grandeur quotations
Control is an illusion, let it be, and enjoy the peace.
Many people have delusions of grandeur but you're deluded by triviality.
Knowledge can be heady stuff, but it easily leads to an excess of zeal! -- to illusions of grandeur and a desire to impress others and achieve eminence . . . Our search for knowledge should be ceaseless, which means that it is open-ended, never resting on laurels, degrees, or past achievements.
The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly present illusion.
May I say, finally, that I have no illusions of grandeur;
quite to the contrary, I am very humble in my knowledge that through forty years of my life my life has been an open book of service to my fellow architects and for the public good.
You will not find in semantics any remedy for decayed teeth or illusions of grandeur or class conflict.
All trembling, I reached the Falls of Niagara, and oh, what a scene! My blood shudders still, although I am not a coward, at the grandeur of the Creators power; and I gazed motionless on this new display of the irresistible force of one of His elements.
The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.
... semantics ... is a sober and modest discipline which has no pretensions of being a universal patent-medicine for all the ills and diseases of mankind, whether imaginary or real. You will not find in semantics any remedy for decayed teeth or illusions of grandeur or class conflict. Nor is semantics a device for establishing that everyone except the speaker and his friends is speaking nonsense