->''"He's as blind as he can be''\\
''[[SelectiveObliviousness Just sees what he wants to see]]''\\
''Nowhere Man, can you see me at all?''
-->-- '''Music/TheBeatles''', "Nowhere Man"

->''"You only see what your eyes want to see"''
-->-- '''Music/{{Madonna}}''', "Frozen"

->The mind imposes this framework which it calls Ďreality.í That arbitrary framework has a tendency to be quite independent of what your senses report.

->That's not how I choose to remember it.
-->-- '''[[Webcomic/EightBitTheater Red Mage]]''', after [[spoiler:[[http://www.nuklearpower.com/2010/02/20/episode-1221-longest-set-up-in-webcomic-history/ the White Mage team kill Chaos]]]].

->It takes a strong man to deny what's right in front of him. And if the truth is undeniable... you create your own.
-->-- '''John Konrad''', ''VideoGame/SpecOpsTheLine''

->'''Inara:''' What did I say to you about barging into my shuttle?\\
'''Mal:''' That it was [[TestosteronePoisoning manly and impulsive?]]\\
'''Inara:''' Yes, precisely. Only the exact phrase I used was "Don't."
-->-- ''Series/{{Firefly}}''

->What you're opposing isn't [[spoiler: Helheim]] or Yggdrasill. It's the iron rule that says the world [[EquivalentExchange demands sacrifice]] in exchange for hope. Destroy that rule itself. Destroy it and change the world.
-->-- [[spoiler:'''DJ Sagara''']], ''Series/KamenRiderGaim''

->It's like you have this belief that if you say things enough times they suddenly become true.
-->--'''Naomi''' ''Fanfic/AllYouNeedIsLove''


[[folder:real life]]

->It's like a blindfolded man sitting in broad daylight saying "I love the dark" and swatting anyone who tries to take the damned thing off.

->People donít like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
-->--'''Helen Keller''' (attributed)

->The most costly of all follies is to believe passionately in the palpably not true. It is the chief occupation of mankind.

->Reality is something the human race doesn't handle very well.
-->-- '''Creator/GoreVidal'''

->Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
-->-- '''Aldous Huxley''', "Note on Dogma"

->Only dead fish go with the flow.
-->-- '''SarahPalin''', [[HypocriticalHumor resigning as Governor]]

->Each week, [[Wrestling/EricBischoff Bischoff]], he's, "''Annnnny'' week, we're beating [[Wrestling/VinceMcMahon Vince]]!" He had a meeting every week. "WWE's closing down!" I kept lookin' at him, going, "...."[[DisapprovingLook Okay.]]" I don't think you know the same Vince [=McMahon=] ''I'' know. "We're killing Vince! They're gonna be gone!"
-->--'''Wrestling/RicFlair''' on the death of {{Wrestling/WCW}}

->Yes! In that way, Iím GLAD he was accused of rape! Really steels you for the rigors of pro football. If only EVERY prospect were accused of rape. Itís the Oklahoma Drill of legal entanglements. [[MiseryBuildsCharacter TOUGHENS THE BODY AND THE MIND.]]\\\
Of course, now that the Bucs have procured Winston, theyíre taking it one step further by trying to change the narrative and paint him as some kind of mutant football savant...Not only is this cynical--even craven--but it could also all be a pack of lies. Let's [[http://i.kinja-img.com/gawker-media/image/upload/s--oHDMSOQj--/1349338838676040296.gif see that gif one more time...]]
-->--'''[[http://deadspin.com/why-your-team-sucks-2015-tampa-bay-buccaneers-1718991122 Drew Magary]]''', "Why Your Team Sucks 2015!: Tampa Bay Buccaneers"

->Oh, Iím a climate change skeptic, Iím an evolution skeptic, I just inherently believe that all of science is part of [[StringTheory a giant collusion to personally deceive me]]...And also Holocaust, ''what'' Holocaust, [[YouKeepUsingThatWord Iím just so skeptical!]] Look at how intelligently skeptically I can put my fingers in my ears and go lalalalala.
-->--'''[[http://www.sadlyno.com/archives/40475 Cerberus]]''', "My Fedora Brings All the Girls to the Yard"

->The free market has told the producer John Aglialoro they donít want any ''Film/AtlasShrugged'' but apparently he has responded back with essentially ď[[{{Hypocrite}} Fuck you, we are making Part III!]]ď. I guess heís believed the moochers have taken over but personally I would prefer he go to his own private island rather than subject us to this.
-->--'''[[TheSpoonyExperiment Miles Antwiler]]''' [[http://moviemoses.wordpress.com/2013/02/27/atlas-shrugged-part-ii-the-strike-2012-john-putch/ on]] ''Part II: The Strike''

->Heather, who was only relevant for being married to Music/PaulMcCartney, was a little pissed when the host Ryan Tubridy brought up Paul [=McCartneyís=] name. Thankfully for him, Heather Mills didnít pull a Heather Mills by [[CourtroomAntic dumping a glass of water on his head]]...Heather Mills thinks that Heather Mills is more relevant and ''ď[[TotallyRadical in with the kids]]Ē'' than Paul [=McCartney=]. If delusion needs inspiration on how to be more delusional, it should spend time with Heather Mills.
-->--'''[[http://dlisted.com/2015/03/15/qotd-heather-mills-says-paul-mccartney-is-irrelevant/ Michael K.]]''', "Heather Mills Says [=Paul McCartney=] Is Irrelevant"