Disillusion Quotes

Nothing is more sad than the death of an illusion. Arthur Koestler

The attainment of an ideal is often the beginning of a disillusion. Stanley Baldwin

No article of faith is proof against the disintegrating effects of increasing information; one might almost describe the acquirement of knowledge as a process of disillusion. H L Mencken

Wisdom comes by disillusionment. George Santayana

It is dangerous to let the public behind the scenes. They are easily disillusioned and then they are angry with you, for it was the illusion they loved. Somerset Maugham

The challenge of modernity is to live without illusions and without becoming disillusioned. Antonio Gramsci

Experience proves that none is so cruel as the disillusioned sentimentalist. Dean Inge

We can destroy ourselves by cynicism and disillusion, just as effectively as by bombs. Kenneth Clark

Sons have always a rebellious wish to be disillusioned by that which charmed their fathers. Aldous Huxley

Disillusionment in living is finding that no one can really ever be agreeing with you completely in anything. Gertrude Stein