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->''"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.
-->--'''Creator/FrankHerbert'''

->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''
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->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.
-->--'''Creator/HLMencken'''

->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]]

->Because of mutual defense pacts signed earlier, which declared that an attack on any of the three signatories (Poland, Britain, and France), Hitlerís invasion drew Britain and France into war with Germany. Both dutifully declared war 70 years ago today, on September 3, 1939, [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarII and the rest, as they say, is history.]]\\\
Well, at least if you care about history.\\\
If youíre Pat Buchanan, of course, you never let a little thing like history stop you from a good opportunity to try to paint Hitler as being an OK guy and to explain how Adolf Hitler didnít really want war and he was just a poor, misunderstood guy forced to fight by those nefarious Allies, who were unreasonable and wouldnít give him what he wanted...Thatís right. To Buchanan, if Britain and France hadnít allied themselves with Poland and then actually honored their commitment after Hitler invaded to take what Germany was due but that those stubborn Poles, confidence buoyed by their alliance with France and Britain, refused to give up, then the Holocaust would never have happened. The implication is that [[ChewbaccaDefense the Holocaust was all Franceís and Britainís fault!]] Now ''thereís'' real Holocaust revisionism!\\\
Pardon me while I barf.\\\
[[Film/TheProducers Leave it to Mel Brooks]] to get it exactly right. Mel knows his history better than Pat.
-->--'''[[http://scienceblogs.com/insolence/2009/09/03/pat-buchanan-hitler-apologist/ Orac]]''', "Pat Buchanan: Hitler apologist"

->''"Nananananashutupshutupshutupnananana Iím not listening anannanaaaaaaa"'' Ė my mom after reading the Dr. Oz headline.
-->--'''[[http://dlisted.com/2014/10/23/night-crumbs-216/ Michael K.]]''' on "[[TheDoctorOzShow Dr. Oz]] Study Was Bogus"

->Man, if reality and the feminazis are right, then this rape culture is fucking insane and brutal and Iíd be an asshole for supporting it and shitting on the only people trying to fix itÖ thus, it must all be make-believe because I as the All-Holy Penis-Bearer [[KnowNothingKnowItAll know the lives of women far better]] than any she-creature.
-->-- '''''Sadly, No!''''' [[http://www.sadlyno.com/archives/40017 rebuts]] Jonah Goldberg's "What War on Women?"

->These people love the truth, they just hate facts.
-->-- '''Bill Maher''', on [[ConspiracyTheorist Obama "birthers"]]
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