Delusional Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old delusional quotes, delusional sayings, and delusional proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Life is too short to have anything but delusional notions about yourself.     

Gene Simmons

The delusional is no longer marginal.     


All are lunatics, but he who can analyze his delusions is called a philosopher.     

Ambrose Bierce

Delusional people tend to believe in what they're doing.     

Brent Weeks

No man is happy without a delusion of some kind. Delusions are as necessary to our happiness as realities.     

Christian Nestell Bovee

There's a certain delusional quality that all successful people have to have.     

Will Smith

Delusion detests focus and romance provides the veil.     

Suzanne Finnamore

The end of an delusion is invariably sadness or tears     

Pop Samuel

Today's truth will be tomorrow's lie and you will be left questioning your own sanity.     

Michael R. Fletcher

Getting rid of a delusion makes us wiser than getting hold of a truth.     

Ludwig Borne

It is a common delusion that you make things better by talking about them.     

Rose Macaulay

No delusion is greater than the notion that method and industry can make up for lack of mother-wit, either in science or in practical life.     

Thomas Huxley

The worst deluded are the self-deluded.     

Christian Nestell Bovee

Let no man in the world live in delusion. Without a Guru none can cross over to the other shore.     

Guru Nanak

It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness.     

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

The fundamental delusion of humanity is to suppose that I am here and you are out there     

Yasutani Roshi

Delusion arises from anger. The mind is bewildered by delusion. Reasoning is destroyed when the mind is bewildered. One falls down when reasoning is destroyed.     

Bhagavad Gita

Self-delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales     

Paul Sweeney

A delusion is something that people believe in despite a total lack of evidence.     

Richard Dawkins

The people never give up their liberties but under some delusion.     

Edmund Burke

The great thing about a culture of givers is that's not a delusion - it's reality.     

Adam Grant

The delusion of entertainment is devoid of meaning. It may amuse us for a bit, but after the initial hit we are left with the dark feeling of desolation.     

Arthur Erickson

One of the greatest delusions in the world is the hope that the evils in this world are to be cured by legislation.     

Thomas Reed

I'm so incredibly tired of giving respect to a lot of delusions and crazy ideas just because they are regarded as religions.     

Bjorn Ulvaeus

The disappointment of manhood succeeds the delusion of youth.     

Benjamin Disraeli

The house of delusions is cheap to build but drafty to live in.     

A. E. Housman

A dream with courage is innovation...A dream without courage is a delusion     


Delusions, carefully implanted, are difficult to correct.     

Joost A.M. Meerloo

No one who shares a delusion ever recognizes it as such.     

Sigmund Freud

Artists are not in delusion, they only recreate the hidden side     

Farid F. Ibrahim

The only thing that makes life unfair is the delusion that it should be fair.     

Steve Maraboli

Reality is a hallucination shared by most sane men.     

Mokokoma Mokhonoana

We live and we die and anything else is just a delusion.     

Chuck Palahniuk

Sin is the delusion of our feelings; while crime is the delusion of our actions.     

M.F. Moonzajer

The possibility of truth has become a delusion to those who made their own disguise the truth.     

Nema Al-Araby