Life is a illusion quotes
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The Dream Of Life - Alan Watts
Follow us! It is natural to man to indulge in the illusions of hope. We are apt to shut our eyes against a painful truth, and listen to the song of that Syren, till she transforms us to beasts. Is this the part of wise men, engaged in a great and arduous struggle for liberty? Are we disposed to be of the number of those who, having eyes, see not, and, having ears, hear not, the things which so nearly concern their temporal salvation? For my part, whatever anguish of spirit it may cost, I am willing to know the whole truth; to know the worst, and to provide for it. One realized all sorts of things.
Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Join Goodreads. Quotes tagged as "illusion" Showing of But an illusion it would be to suppose that what science cannot give us we can get elsewhere. Life is like a train of moods like a string of beads, and, as we pass through them, they prove to be many-colored lenses which paint the world their own hue.
The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance - it is the illusion of knowledge. People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion. Never say never, because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion. Illusion is the first of all pleasures. Sometimes people don't want to hear the truth because they don't want their illusions destroyed. We live, after all, in a world where illusions are sacred and truth profane.