Top 33 Delusions Quotes

Here we have the best Delusions Quotes from famous authors such as Ernest Hello, Chris Pratt, Katherine Dunn, Steve Erickson, David Brin. Find the perfect quotation from our collection.

There are men who would quickly love each other if once
There are men who would quickly love each other if once they were speak to each other; for when they spoke they would discover that their souls had only separated by phantoms and delusions.

Ernest Hello
I don’t have any delusions. I don’t think I would make it through Navy SEAL training.

At its heart, ‘Fat City’ is not about boxing. It is a universal story of grim realities and toxic delusions. It is awash with awareness of chances blown, dreams stymied, precious time wasted, and all future prospects scorched to ashes by the process.

‘The Company You Keep‘ is about outgrowing not just the delusions that accompany youth but the harsh certainties driving our lives and then trapping them before the years outpace the velocity of our dreams.

Human beings are inherently misled into subjective fantasies, but there’s a saving grace. We all have different delusions. Other people don’t necessarily share yours, and hence they will help you penetrate yours through the miracle of criticism!

With mania, is it dangerous to ride that euphoric feeling. You feel very animated and creative; I would fill journals with drawings. It feels good and you want it to last, but it can lead to being delusional. The delusions can be as real as you thinking you can fly.

Delusions of grandeur make me feel a lot better about myself.

Jane Wagner
World leaders and major political figures have often had delusions of grandeur.

When I was a kid, I thought I was the strongest man in the world. Then, the fastest runner and then the smartest person in the world. One by one my delusions got shut down. Now I just see myself as the lamest guy in the world.

I am fascinated by people’s flaws and delusions: all the messy bits of human nature we all try to pretend we don’t have.

Hattie Morahan
If an election is simply a one-day snapshot of transient mass delusions, then this is not a very noble form of government.

My wife says I have happy delusions. I’m delusional that way. I just say, ‘This is how it’s got to be, and it’s got to be.’ I don’t take no. I just don’t like no. Sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn’t. That’s just how I am.

Don Quixote‘s ‘Delusions’ is an excellent readfar better than my own forthcoming travel book, ‘Walking Backwards Across Tuscany.’

The belief that one’s own view of reality is the only reality is the most dangerous of all delusions.

Paul Watzlawick
The aging process is totally minimizing. Life in general is pretty minimizing because you have a lot of big ideas, and you have to battle the mistaken delusions and instability that come with youth.

We are under no delusions as to the innate goodness even of very small children. They are bad a great deal of the time, but before it has been knocked out of them, they see no limit to the potentialities of the human will. Theirs is the faith to move mountains, because they do not yet know the fearful heft of them.

I’m what you call a good, old-fashioned working actor who has had delusions of grandeur for my entire career and has known what I want to do, but there’s a lot going on out there. There are a lot fewer films being made, and there’s a lot of competition.

Chris Diamantopoulos
I’ve never had any delusions about being a leading man, and it’s not sour grapes to say that in the best films that I’ve always enjoyed, the cliched leading man type isn’t a part of the picture.

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!

One wanders to the left, another to the right. Both are equally in error, but, are seduced by different delusions.

I’m so incredibly tired of giving respect to a lot of delusions and crazy ideas just because they are regarded as religions.

There are a lot of people who are doing wonderful things, quietly, with no motive of greed, or hostility toward other people, or delusions of superiority.

I had delusions of being a ‘serious actor,’ and I wanted to pursue those delusions.

John Wesley Shipp
It is not unusual for the eye or ear to play tricks with one, but when such illusions and delusions are taken for the Spirit forms of the departed and voices of the dead instead of being recognized as some subjective phenomena brought about by a physical cause, the situation takes on a grave aspect.

My first draft is always way too long; my books start out with delusions of ‘War and Peace‘ – and must be gently disabused. My editor is brilliant at taking me to the point where I do all the necessary cutting on my own. I like to say she‘s a midwife rather than a surgeon.

As someone who’s been covering presidential campaigns since the 1950s, I have no delusions about political reporting. Candidates bargaining access to get the kind of news coverage they want is nothing new.

Every journey into the past is complicated by delusions, false memories, false namings of real events.

Every college player thinks they’re on their way. But, delusions aside, I might have toiled in the minor leagues for a bit.

What appealed to me about ‘The Loved Onesscript was that it had this really theatrical element to it. I thought that the scope of this character is so broad, and there is so much fun to be had playing a crazy teenage loner. It was a great way to explore the delusions a mind can create.

Robin McLeavy
I seek the Will of the Spirit of God through, or in connection with, the Word of God. The Spirit and the Word must be combined. If I look to the Spirit alone without the Word, I lay myself open to great delusions also.

Worship means reverence and humility it means revering your real self and humbling delusions.

As a younger actor, I had delusions. I would dream of Scorsese and De Niro; I would meet people, and it would be like this, and it would change moviemaking in France, and Paris would become the center of the world.