The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
— Albert Einstein

Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a persistent one.
Albert Einstein persistent quote

The most persistent sound which reverberates through man's history is the beating of war drums.
— Arthur Koestler

The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie, deliberate, contrived and dishonest, but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.
— John F. Kennedy

There is no faculty of the human soul so persistent and universal as that of hatred.
— Henry Ward Beecher