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delusions Quotes

Nine of the best book quotes about delusions
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“They enter into blind darkness who worship Avidya (ignorance and delusion); they fall, as it were, into greater darkness who worship Vidya (knowledge).”
Swami Paramananda
author
The Upanishads
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knowledge
ignorance
blindness
delusions
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“To understand the world at all, sometimes you could only focus on a tiny bit of it, look very hard at what was close to hand and make it stand in for the whole.”
Theodore Decker
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“And the media came to believe it knew everything about Trump—his vanities, delusions, and lies, and the levels, uncharted, to which he would stoop for ever more media attention.”
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“Our posturings, our imagined self-importance, the delusion that we have some privileged position in the Universe, are challenged by this point of pale light.”
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“He was so carried away by his simulated emotion, that he was for one moment almost believing it himself.”
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″(His) vision, his version of himself was singular to the point of being delusional.”
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″(His) vision, his version of himself was singular to the point of being delusional.”
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“And yet, although we know it to be a mere delusion, we all idealize and idolize our childhood.”
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“All my bravado from this morning, the power, the perfect crime, taking down the patriarchy, the way we Liars saved the summer idyll and made it better, the way we kept our family together by destroying some part of it—all that is delusional. The dogs are dead…”

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