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Quotations About / On: DREAM

  • 61.
    I'm not the American Nightmare. I am the American Dream!
    (Donald Freed, U.S. screenwriter, and Arnold M. Stone. Robert Altman. Richard Nixon (Philip Baker Hall), Secret Honor (1984). Fictional play based on Richard Nixon.)
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  • 62.
    They are not sleeping, but even if they were fast asleep, I'd respect their dreams more than your waking thoughts.
    (Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872), Austrian author. Dobra, in Libussa, act 1 (1872).)
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  • 63.
    But sure there is need of other remedies than dreaming, a weak contention of art against nature.
    (Michel de Montaigne (1533-1592), French essayist. "Upon some Verses of Virgil," bk. 3, ch. 5, Essays, trans. by John Florio (1588).)
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  • 64.
    I love you in my dreams, but not in real life.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Twelfth Selection, New York (1993).)
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  • 65.
    The interpretation of dreams is the royal road to a knowledge of the unconscious activities of the mind.
    (Sigmund Freud (1856-1939), Austrian psychiatrist. repr. in Complete Works, Standard Edition, vol. 5-6, eds. James Strachey and Anna Freud (1955). The Interpretation of Dreams, ch. 7 (1900).)
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  • 66.
    Perhaps life is just that ... a dream and a fear.
    (Joseph Conrad (1857-1924), Polish-born British novelist. Razumov, in Under Western Eyes, pt. 4, ch. 2 (1911).)
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  • 67.
    Much can be inferred about a man from his mistress: in her one beholds his weaknesses and his dreams.
    (G.C. (Georg Christoph) Lichtenberg (1742-1799), German physicist, philosopher. "Notebook F," aph. 88, Aphorisms (written 1765-1799), trans. by R.J. Hollingdale (1990).)
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  • 68.
    Scholars dream of finding small facts pregnant with great progeny.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fifth Selection, New York (1988).)
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  • 69.
    Chaos was the law of nature; Order was the dream of man.
    (Henry Brooks Adams (1838-1918), U.S. historian. The Education of Henry B. Adams, p. 1132, The Library of America (1983).)
  • 70.
    I dream of summing everything up in the greatest sentence ever written.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Eleventh Selection, New York (1993).)
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