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Top 36 Quotes About Delusive

#1. He bemoans our miseries with the tender pity of a Cowper, who, in warning us of life's grovelling pursuits and empty joys, seeks, by withdrawing us from their delusive dominion, to prepare us for "another and a better world." No. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#2. Decades have a delusive edge to them. They are not, of course, really periods at all, except as any other ten years may be. But we, looking at them, are caught by the different name each bears, and give them different attributes, and tie labels on them, as if they were flowers in a border. - Author: Rose Macaulay
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#3. Many writers upon the science of political economy have declared that it is the duty of a nation first to encourage the creation of wealth; and second, to direct and control its distribution. All such theories are delusive. - Author: Leland Stanford
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#4. Unnumbered suppliants crowd Preferment's gate
Athirst for wealth, and burning to be great;
Delusive Fortune hears th' incessant call,
They mount, they shine, evaporate, and fall. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#5. By engaging in a delusive quest for happiness, we bring only suffering upon ourselves. In our frantic search for something to quench our thirst, we overlook the water all around us and drive ourselves into exile from our own lives. - Author: Sharon Salzberg
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#6. Drugs are delusive; they do not adjust anything. - Author: Daniel D. Palmer
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#7. A wandering knight
wambling in an endless road
Thinking to himself
Where the others are?
Taking care of what?
Who am I?
but a fading footprint
on a dark empty land
under a starless sky
seized by roaring shadows
and delusive hopes - Author: Rixa White
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#8. Closure is just as delusive-it is the false hope that we can deaden our living grief. - Author: Stephen Grosz
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#9. Every reminiscence is colored by the way things are today, and therefore by a delusive point of view. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#10. But loneliness is as delusive a belief in the pertinence of the world as is love: in choosing to feel lonely, as in choosing to love, one carves a space next to oneself to be filled by others - a friend, a lover, a toy poodle, a violinist on the radio. - Author: Yiyun Li
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#11. You, too, will be driven away from your native land and ancient domains as leaves are driven before the wintry storms. Sleep not longer, O Choctaws and Chickasaws, in false security and delusive hopes. Our broad domains are fast escaping from our grasp. - Author: Tecumseh
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#12. Delusive hope still points to distant good. - Author: Euripides
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#13. Here am bound, the scorn of fate; 'Twas a dream that once a state I enjoyed of light and gladness. What is life? 'Tis but a madness. What is life? A thing that seems, A mirage that falsely gleams, Phantom joy, delusive rest, Since is life a dream at best, And even dreams themselves are dreams. - Author: Pedro Calderon De La Barca
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#14. It seems important to find ways of reminding ourselves that most 'familiarity' is meditated and delusive. - Author: David Foster Wallace
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#15. The physical ego serves as its own worst enemy when, by delusive material behavior, it eclipses its true nature as the ever blessed soul. - Author: Paramahansa Yogananda
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#16. The air is so crisp it gives me a brief, delusive sense of health and youth.
those I don't have but I have learned not to scorn the substitutes: quiet, plenty of time, and a job to spend it on. - Author: Wallace Stegner
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#17. The physical ego, the active consciousness in man, should uplift its body-identified self into unity with the soul, its true nature; it should not allow itself to remain mired in the lowly delusive strata of the senses and material entanglement. - Author: Paramahansa Yogananda
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#18. Youth is marked by a breathtaking novelty that diminishes with each year of age - until life becomes a delusive struggle to break routines, escape the ordinary, and rediscover the joy of discovery. - Author: Zack Love
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#19. O Hope, sweet flatterer! thy, delusive touch
Sheds on afflicted minds the balm of comfort,
Relieves the load of poverty, sustains
The captive, bending with the weight of bonds,
And smooths the pillow of disease and pain. - Author: Richard Glover
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#20. Condemned to Hope's delusive mine,
As on we toil from day to day,
By sudden blasts or slow decline
Our social comforts drop away. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#21. Men little think how immorally they act in rashly meddling with what they do not understand. Their delusive good intention is no sort of excuse for their presumption. - Author: Yuval Levin
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#22. it was a delusive pie, the crust being like a disappointing head, phrenologically speaking: full of lumps and bumps, with nothing particular underneath. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#23. Someone who wants to attain enlightenment must be brave. He must rush into the crowd of enemies with a dagger. In the practice of Zen, enemies are our delusive thoughts and passions. - Author: Yamada Koun
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#24. Scientific truth is always paradox, if judged by everyday experience, which catches only the delusive appearance of things. - Author: Karl Marx
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#25. Now we must remark, that there are two parts in the Commandment-the first forbids the erection of a graven image, or any likeness; the second prohibits the transferring of the worship which God claims for Himself alone, to any of these phantoms or delusive shows. - Author: John Calvin
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#26. When two people are under the influence of the most violent, most insane, most delusive, and most transient of passions, they are required to swear that they will remain in that excited, abnormal, and exhausting condition continuously until death do them part. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#27. Would it be possible that I should not in any degree succeed? I can scarcely think so. Ah delusive hope, how much further wilt thou lead me? - Author: John James Audubon
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#28. An answer in words is delusive; it is really no answer to the questions you ask. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#29. Shall we acquire the means of effectual resistance by lying supinely on our backs and hugging the delusive phantom of hope, until our enemies shall have bound us hand and foot? - Author: Patrick Henry
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#30. in the words of George Bernard Shaw, marriage inspired by love brings two people together "under the influence of the most violent, most insane, most delusive, and most transient of passions. - Author: Sheena Iyengar
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#31. Before, I suspected I might not amount to anything, and now I now I won't, so at least it takes away the wearisome burden of delusive hope - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#32. Democracy will itself accomplish the salutary universal change from delusive to real, and make a new blessed world of us by and by. - Author: Thomas Carlyle
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#33. While all the pomp and circumstance of war animated others, it only saddened me; and all of past reflection, all of future dread, made the whole grandeur of the martial scene, and all the delusive seduction of martial music, fill my eyes frequently with tears ... - Author: Fanny Burney
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#34. Wonder of wonders! Intrinsically all living beings are Buddhas, endowed with wisdom and virtue, but because men's minds have become inverted through delusive thinking they fail to perceive this. - Author: Gautama Buddha
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#35. O sweet, delusive Noon, Which the morning climbs to find, O moment sped too soon, And morning left behind. - Author: Helen Hunt Jackson
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#36. Unlawful pleasure, trenching on another's rights, is delusive and envenomed pleasure-its hollowness disappoints at the time, its poison cruelly tortures afterwards, its effects deprave forever. - Author: Charlotte Bronte
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