We live in a fantasy world, a world of illusion.
The great task in life is to find reality.
– Iris Murdoch
There is an optical illusion about every person we meet.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
I’m obsessed with trompe l’oeil –
the idea of something that is existing and
is not existing.
– Alessandro Michele
Is not this whole world an illusion?
– Angela Carter
What is life? An illusion, a shadow, a story.
And the greatest good is little enough; for all life is a dream,
and dreams themselves are only dreams.
– Pedro Calderon de la Barca