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«Every journey into the past is complicated by delusions, false memories, false namings of real events.»
«All are lunatics, but he who can analyze his delusions is called a philosopher.»
«Do not help the quick moneymakers who have delusions about taking possession of classics by smearing them with paint.»
«A man sufficiently gifted with humor is in small danger of succumbing to flattering delusions about himself, because he cannot help perceiving what a pompous ass he would become if he did»
«And long shall timorous fancy see The painted chief, and pointed spear, And Reason's self shall bow the knee To shadows and delusions here»
«Convince a man that he is an animal, that his own dignity and self-respect are delusions, that there is no 'beyond' to aspire to, no higher potential self to achieve, and you have a slave. Let a man know he is himself, a spiritual being, that he is capable of the power of choice and has the right to aspire to greater wisdom and you have started him up a higher road.»
«Delusions of grandeur make me feel a lot better about myself.»
«Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home!»
Author: Charles Dickens
, The old man
, The Traveler
«From the viewpoint of absolute truth, what we feel and experience in our ordinary daily life is all delusion. Of all the various delusions, the sense of discrimination between oneself and others is the worst form, as it creates nothing but unpleasant»
«As long as our civilization is essentially one of property, of fences, of exclusiveness, it will be mocked by delusions»
Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
, fenced in
, fence in
, on the fence