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1. "It seems important to find ways of reminding ourselves that most 'familiarity' is meditated and delusive."
Author: David Foster Wallace
2. "When two people are under the influence of the most violent, most insane, most delusive, and most transient of passions, they are required to swear that they will remain in that excited, abnormal, and exhausting condition continuously until death do them part."
Author: George Bernard Shaw
3. "O sweet, delusive Noon, Which the morning climbs to find, O moment sped too soon, And morning left behind."
Author: Helen Hunt Jackson
4. "Would it be possible that I should not in any degree succeed? I can scarcely think so. Ah delusive hope, how much further wilt thou lead me?"
Author: John James Audubon
5. "They tell us, sir, that we are weak; unable to cope with so formidable an adversary. But when shall we be stronger? Will it be the next week, or the next year? Will it be when we are totally disarmed, and when a British guard shall be stationed in every house? Shall we gather strength by irresolution and inaction? Shall we acquire the means of effectual resistance by lying supinely on our backs and hugging the delusive phantom of hope, until our enemies shall have bound us hand and foot? Sir, we are not weak if we make a proper use of those means which the God of nature hath placed in our power."
Author: Patrick Henry
6. "He vowed that the thought of her should continue ever before him to help him keep his hands as clean as a man might in this desperate trade upon which he was embarking. And so, although he might entertain no delusive hope of ever winning her for his own, of ever seeing her again, yet the memory of her was to abide in his soul as a bitter-sweet, purifying influence. The love that is never to be realized will often remain a man's guiding ideal."
Author: Rafael Sabatini
7. "Injured SoulFainted EyesReturningfrom where?Weary feetWeak armsTreadingtoward where?Struggledin vain battlesFightingdelusive enemiesErred bya deceptionThe ancient deception"
Author: Rixa White
8. "A wandering knightwambling in an endless roadThinking to himselfWhere the others are?Taking care of what?Who am I?but a fading footprinton a dark empty landunder a starless skyseized by roaring shadowsand delusive hopes"
Author: Rixa White
9. "Unnumbered suppliants crowd Preferment's gateAthirst for wealth, and burning to be great;Delusive Fortune hears th' incessant call,They mount, they shine, evaporate, and fall."
Author: Samuel Johnson
10. "Closure is just as delusive-it is the false hope that we can deaden our living grief."
Author: Stephen Grosz
11. "The air is so crisp it gives me a brief, delusive sense of health and youth.those I don't have but I have learned not to scorn the substitutes: quiet, plenty of time, and a job to spend it on."
Author: Wallace Stegner
12. "Youth is marked by a breathtaking novelty that diminishes with each year of age - until life becomes a delusive struggle to break routines, escape the ordinary, and rediscover the joy of discovery."
Author: Zack Love

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Wasn't it evil to wish without moving- or to move without aim?"
Author: Ayn Rand

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