Quotes about delusion:
- No man is happy without a delusion of some kind. Delusions are as necessary to our happiness as realities.
- Christian Nestell Bovee, Intuitions and Summaries of Thought (1862), Volume I, p. 143.
- It is not by delusion, however exalted, that mankind can prosper, but only by unswerving courage in the pursuit of truth.
- Bertrand Russell, "The Pursuit of Truth" in The Collected Papers of Bertrand Russell (1993).