When I've gone back to work, it's always with that sense of inevitability. That may be a complete delusion, but it's the one that I need to get out of bed and go about my business. That sense that I can't avoid this thing. I better just get on with it.
I've never had any delusions about being a leading man, and it's not sour grapes to say that in the best films that I've always enjoyed, the cliched leading man type isn't a part of the picture.
It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness.
Celebrity gives us delusion of self importance.
For thousands of years, human beings have been obsessed with beauty, truth, love, honor, altruism, courage, social relationships, art, and God. They all go together as subjective experiences, and it's a straw man to set God up as the delusion. If he is, then so is truth itself or beauty itself.
Affirmation without discipline is the beginning of delusion.
It was my delusion and naivety that brought me here.
Truth is always a delusion.
I'm what you call a good, old-fashioned working actor who has had delusions of grandeur for my entire career and has known what I want to do, but there's a lot going on out there. There are a lot fewer films being made, and there's a lot of competition.
Self-delusion is one of the funniest things there is.
We still live with this unbelievable threat over our heads of nuclear war. I mean, are we stupid? Do we think that the nuclear threat has gone, that the nuclear destruction of the planet is not imminent? It's a delusion to think it's gone away.
I'll settle for successful during my lifetime because at least I can be conscious of the delusion that it means something.
If you are delusional, sometimes the reality catches up with your delusion, and then all of a sudden you are a genius.
Delusional pain hurts just as much as pain from actual trauma. So what if it's all in your head?
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