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Delusions, carefully implanted, are difficult to correct. -- Joost A.m. Meerloo
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Sometimes a useful delusion is better than a useless truth. -- Colson Whitehead
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Man's chief delusion is his conviction that there are causes other than his own state of consciousness. -- Neville Goddard
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One of the most powerful aspects of delusion, or ignorance, is the belief that what we do does not really matter. -- Sharon Salzberg
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Self-esteem is mostly self-delusion, but it serves a purpose. You are biologically driven to think highly of yourself in order to avoid stagnation. If you were to stop and truly examine your faults and failures, you would become paralyzed by fear and doubt. -- David Mcraney
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As you grow up, and you'll find this, you keep getting involved with larger and larger illusions that take longer and longer to fall away. The great hope is eventually to find a delusion that will outlast your life. -- Benjamin Kunkel
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Obsession with self is the motif of our time. -- Charles Krauthammer
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Egotism: The art of seeing in yourself what others cannot see. -- George V. Higgins
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The best any human can do is to pick a delusion that
helps him get through the day -- Scott Adams
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Self-delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales. -- Paul Sweeney
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Self-doubt is a disease. And if it gets out of control, it becomes self-fulfilling. -- John Flanagan
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It is a great delusion in those whose understanding has been darkened by self-love, to think that there is any obedience in the subject who tries to draw the superior to what he wishes. -- Saint Ignatius
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We often fancy that we suffer from ingratitude, while in reality we suffer from self-love. -- Walter Savage Landor
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Self-denial is often the sacrifice of one sort of self-love for another. -- Charles Caleb Colton
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What is it in humans that makes us so eager to believe ill of one another? ... What makes us so hungry for it? Failed idealism, he suspected. We disappoint ourselves and then look around for other failures to convince ourselves: it's not just me. (15) -- Mary Doria Russell
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The habit of employing self-deception to maintain one's self esteem has often become so ingrained that the first step to developing accurate self-awareness is honest acknowledgment of the existence of hidden emotions, motives and tendencies in the mind without immediately suppressing them. -- Bhikkhu Analayo
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The collective delusion here is overwhelming narcissism posing as altruism. -- David Rakoff
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Ignorance annihilates self. -- Jason Barnett
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Self-doubt inflicts the deepest wounds. -- Marty Rubin
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Self-complacency is the companion of ignorance. -- Solomon Schechter
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There are no such self-deceivers as those who think they reason when they only feel. -- Anna Brownell Jameson
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There are so many paths to contentment if you're open to self-delusion. -- Anthony Marra
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I think it's perfectly acceptable and rather admirable to be moderately delusional -- Matthew Gray Gubler
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When told that man lives in delusion everyone thinks of himself as the exception; hence his delusion. -- Vernon Howard
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When we don't put the brakes on our self-absorption, we have nothing stopping us from total self-destruction. We become the fruits of our actions. -- Zeena Schreck
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DELUSION, n. The father of a most respectable family, comprising Enthusiasm, Affection, Self-denial, Faith, Hope, Charity and many other goodly sons and daughters. -- Ambrose Bierce
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Our capacity for self-deception has no known limits -- Michael Novak
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Self-love is often rather arrogant than blind; it does not hide our faults from ourselves, but persuades us that they escape the notice of others. -- Samuel Johnson
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Self- Perception blossoms only in pure hearts! We have to first win our internal enemies. These are the enemies who damage the strong layer of conscience. -- Rajasaraswathii
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People who feel themselves inferior have a pathological desire to disprove their own perceptions. -- Tom Clancy
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If most of us remain ignorant of ourselves, it is because self-knowledge is painful and we prefer the pleasures of illusion. -- Aldous Huxley
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Many said selfishness was the flaw of our modern age; but then self-conceit emerged from a corner of the deepest hell to join selfishness. -- Franz Grillparzer
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The human psyche is a self-correcting mechanism. -- Laurie Nadel
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Humans have an evolved capacity to engage in self-deception in order to navigate through life in a delusional state of blissful ignorance. -- Gad Saad
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Unreasonable self-criticism represents a form of self-hatred and fear. -- Bryant Mcgill
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Self-hatred is the ultimate degradation. -- Marty Rubin
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Self-doubt imprisons those that never overcome it. -- Obiora Embry
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Discouragement is disillusioned self-love, and -- Oswald Chambers
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Life being full of harsh realities, we seek relief from them in a variety of pleasing delusions. -- Christian Nestell Bovee
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Self-denial is indulgence of a propensity to forego. -- Ambrose Bierce
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Self-percepts foster actions that generate information, as well as serve as a filtering mechanism for self-referent information in the self-maintaining process -- Albert Bandura
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Belief in oneself is incredibly infectious. It generates momentum, the collective force of which far outweighs any kernel of self-doubt that may creep in. -- Aimee Mullins
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You must live a life of self-consciousness always -- Sunday Adelaja
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Self-judgment clouds our mind with inescapable indictments. -- Balroop Singh
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Ultimately there is no power to narcissistic, self-indulgent thinking. Authentic thinking originates with an encounter with the world. -- Abraham Joshua Heschel
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Every time one can write a self-deluded song, you are way ahead of the game, way ahead. Self-delusion is the basis of nearly all the great scenes in all the great plays, from 'Oedipus' to 'Hamlet.' -- Stephen Sondheim
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The great wisdom traditions of the world all recognize that the main impediment to living a life of meaning is being self-absorbed. -- Barbara Brown Taylor
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Self-esteem, n. An erroneous appraisal. -- Ambrose Bierce
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In the horrifying calculus of self-deception, the greater the pain we inflict on others, the greater the need to justify it to maintain our feelings of decency and self-worth. -- Carol Tavris
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People who believe that they are strong-willed and the masters of their destiny can only continue to believe this by becoming specialists in self-deception. -- James Baldwin
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Self-consciousness is really a form of egotism. -- Gloria Naylor
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Self-blame usually has an undertone of self-congratulation. -- Mason Cooley
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There's nothing that makes you more miserable (or less interesting) than self-absorption . -- Timothy Keller
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The greatest obstacle to pleasure is not pain; it is delusion. -- Stephen Greenblatt
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The self is hateful. -- Blaise Pascal
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Any mental state that destroys calmness of mind and brings about mental misery, which upsets, afflicts, and torments the mind, is said to be a delusion. -- Dalai Lama Xiv
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Egocentricity: The vanity that makes you wonder what people are thinking about you when they are really wondering what you are thinking about them. -- Evan Esar
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THE SELF IS THE ROOT of the mental poisons. Our mind fabricates, projects, and attaches concepts to people and things. Egocentric fixation reinforces the qualities or defects that we attribute to others. From -- Dalai Lama Xiv
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Self-interest is an inexhaustible source of convenient illusions. The number of beings who wish to see truly is extraordinarily small. -- Henri Frederic Amiel
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Self-deception comes from not having enough psychological strength to admit the truth and deal with the consequences that will follow when the truth is acknowledges. -- Cortney S. Warren
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The problem you have isn't a delusion of grandeur; it's a delusion of insignificance. -- Steve Maraboli
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The talent for self-justification is surely the finest flower of human evolution, the greatest achievement of the human brain. When it comes to justifying actions, every human being acquires the intelligence of an Einstein, the imagination of a Shakespeare, and the subtlety of a Jesuit. -- Michael Foley
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People living in the vanity of their own mind not only destroy themselves, but far too often, they bring destruction to others around them. -- Joyce Meyer
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The temptation shared by all forms of intelligence: cynicism. -- Albert Camus
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Counterintuitively, self-hatred is one of the leading symptoms of clinical narcissism. Only by telling yourself and the world how much you hate yourself can you receive the reliable shower of praise and admiration in response that you feel you deserve ... -- Stephen Fry
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Conceit may bring about one's own downfall. -- Aesop
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The deluded mind is the mind affectively burdened by intellect. Thus, it cannot move without stopping and reflecting on itself. This obstructs its native fluidity. -- Bruce Lee
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Egotism fears its own self. -- Alexis De Tocqueville
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Self-denial is simply a method by which arrests his progress, and self-sacrifice a survival of the mutilation of the savage. -- Oscar Wilde
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Self-preservation and self-denial: the basis of all political economy. -- Lord Acton
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The process of illusion & disillusionment is part of life and goes on endlessly. -- Nelson Mandela
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There is such a delusion as evinces itself in cool vehemence; and it is the most dangerous of all expressions of fanaticism. -- William Benton Clulow
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Self absorption is anti-seductive; it is a sign of insecurity. -- Robert Greene
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Truth is always a delusion. -- Friedrich Durrenmatt
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Blind self-love, vanity, lifting aloft her empty head, and indiscretion, prodigal of secrets more transparent than glass, follow close behind. -- Horace
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Self-interest is the most ingenious and persuasive of all the agents that deceive our consciences, while by means of it our unhappy and stubborn prejudices operate in their greatest force. -- William C. Bryant
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The world being illusive, one must be deluded in some way if one is to triumph in it. -- William Butler Yeats
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I used to be so delusional. I always imagined I could be more than I was, and eventually I grew and evolved into that person. -- Lady Gaga
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Delusions are states of mind which, when they arise within our mental continuum, leave us disturbed, confused and unhappy. Therefore, those states of mind which delude or afflict us are called 'delusions.' -- Dalai Lama
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Look at him. The man's not delusional. He's in love. -- Tessa Dare
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Self-approval is a dangerous state of mind. -- Napoleon Hill
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Conceit is vanity driven from all other shifts, and forced to appeal to itself for admiration. -- William Hazlitt
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My delusion outweighs my talent by far and it always will, because if it doesn't, then there's no point in living. -- Willis Earl Beal
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What might once have been called whining is now exalted as a process of asserting selfhood; self-absorption is regarded as a form of self-expression ... -- Wendy Kaminer
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When you hate someone intensely, 80% of what you think is delusion. -- Dalai Lama
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We all have a central fiction about ourselves, a favored delusion about talent or untapped potential. Most of us hang on to it as if it were a lifesaver, even though the obsession with it is often the very thing that drags us down and prevents us from fulfilling some lesser but more obtainable goal. -- Stephen Mccauley
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Narcissism and self-deception are survival mechanisms without which many of us might just jump off a bridge. -- Todd Solondz
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It's our very capacity for self-consciousness that makes us self-destructive! -- Alison Bechdel
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Self-judgment is how conditioned mind keeps control over your life. -- Cheri Huber
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Self-esteem is the reputation we acquire with ourselves. -- Nathaniel Branden
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There is as much vanity in self-scourgings as in self-justification. -- Storm Jameson
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Self-deception is nature; hypocrisy is art. -- Mason Cooley
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There has to be some self-denial. -- Joe Paterno
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Self-realization is great. -- Corey Feldman
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In the end, we self-perceiving, self-inventing, locked-in mirages are little miracles of self-reference. -- Douglas R. Hofstadter
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When we are lost in delusion, it's hard to see even the most obvious truths. -- Jack Kornfield
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I detest self-regard. If my work has taught me anything, it is that self-aggrandisement is completely unhistorical. -- Peter Ackroyd
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The disease we all have and that we have to fight against all our lives is ... the disease of self ... -- Sherwood Anderson
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The ego is a mean mechanism which mobilizes the absolute strongest rationalization traps in order to preserve itself. -- John Duover
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The ego-self constantly pushes reality away. It constructs a future out of empty expectations and a past out of regretful memories. -- Alan W. Watts