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Quotation by Ludwig Feuerbach
The present age ... prefers the sign to the thing signified, the copy to the original, fancy to reality, the appearance to the essence ... for in these days illusion only is sacred, truth profane.
Ludwig Feuerbach (1804–1872), German philosopher. The Essence of Christianity, preface to 1843 edition (1841).
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