self-delusion quotes

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Since I no longer expect
anything from mankind except
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Well, love is insanity. The ancient Greeks knew that. It is the taking over of a rational and lucid mind by delusion and self-dest ...
We men know very little a priori, and have our senses to thank for nearly all our knowledge. Through experience we know only appea ...
A lover is never a completely self-reliant person viewing the world through his own eyes, but a hostage to a certain delusion. He ...
I am looking over Self Control again, & my opinion is
confirmed of its being an excellently-meant, elegantly-written
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To have that sense of one's intrinsic worth which constitutes self-respect is potentially to have everything: the ability to discr ...
Most of our platitudes notwithstanding, self-deception remains the most difficult deception. The tricks that work on others count ...
The glance is natural magic. The mysterious communication established across a house between two entire strangers, moves all the s ...
So all that is said of the wise man by Stoic or Oriental or modern essayist, describes to each reader his own idea, describes his ...
Welcome evermore to gods and men is the self-helping man. For him all doors are flung wide: him all tongues greet, all honors crow ...
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