We must select the Illusion which appeals to our temperament and embrace it with passion, if we want to be happy.
- Lance Morrow – optical illusion "Gravitas is deep moral seriousness. It is weight and consequence. Weight is not enough, impact surely is an element. Gravitas cannot be an optical illusion." ~Lance Morrow, Time Magazine
- Wie teuer du eine schöne Illusion auch bezahltest,… Wie teuer du eine schöne Illusion auch bezahltest, du hast doch einen guten Handel gemacht. Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
- Yukio Mishima – dignity of life "We tend to suffer from the illusion that we are capable of dying for a belief or theory. ... that even in merciless death, a futile death that knows neither flower nor fruit has dignity as the death of a human being. If we value so highly the dignity of life, how can we not also value the dignity of death? No death may be…
- "We’re not really looking at how the… "We're not really looking at how the essay is written. We're looking for someone's essay that appeals to us, who wants to be in the florist shop business and wants to learn." - Wendy DeSousa