Adornment, exoticism, affectation are all willed decadent strategies meant to pervert the texts they made. Decadent texts often live in their descriptive excursions, in their evocation of dreams, mysterious places and states of mind, in...
There is an optical illusion about every person we meet.
The preserve of ambition and folly in pursuit of illusion, or delusion.
Maybe illusion and artifice—lies, even—are a necessary part of romance.
Deceptions of the senses are the truths of perception.
Blame is a Defense Against PowerlessnessBetrayal trauma changes you. You have endured a life-altering shock, and are likely living with PTSD symptoms— hypervigilance, flashbacks and bewilderment—with broken trust, with the inability to cope with many...
Rationality belongs to the cool observer, but because of the stupidity of the average man, he follows not reason, but faith, and the naive faith requires necessary illusion and emotionally potent oversimplifications which are provided...
Life is an illusion which wisely prevents you from seeing yourself fully.
A man’s wife is his compromise with the illusion of his first sweetheart.
Higgs particle is the illusion that gives all matter mass.
What to wear: An employee chooses. How to dress: His employer chose.
…it is not for the illusion of a moment to govern the choice of a lifetime.
If you know something is an illusion, why pretend it is reality?