Mark Twain states: "Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone, you may still exist, but you have ceased to live. "
"We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone." Orson Welles (www.brainyquote.com/quotes/orson_welles_142014?src=t_illusion
"Tradition is the illusion of permanence." Woody Allen
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one. ~Albert Einstein
There is an objective reality out there, but we view it through the spectacles of our beliefs, attitudes, and values. ~David G. Myers, Social Psychology
The human understanding is like a false mirror, which, receiving rays irregularly, distorts and discolors the nature of things by mingling its own nature with it. ~Francis Bacon