Quotations About / On: DREAM

  • 71.
    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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  • 72.
    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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  • 73.
    Dreams surround our desires with ugliness and dread.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fourth Selection, New York (1987).)
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  • 74.
    The American Dream, the idea of the happy ending, is an avoidance of responsibility and commitment.
    (Jill Robinson (b. 1936), U.S. novelist. As quoted in American Dreams, book 1 part 1, by Studs Terkel (1980). The daughter of movie producer Dore Schary, Robinson had grown up in Hollywood and was referring obliquely to the movie industry's preference for happy endings.)
  • 75.
    The American Dream is really money.
    (Jill Robinson (b. 1936), U.S. novelist. As quoted in American Dreams, part 1, by Studs Terkel (1980). The daughter of movie producer Dore Schary, Robinson had grown up rich in Hollywood.)
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  • 76.
    Every dream is a prophecy: every jest is an earnest in the womb of Time.
    (George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. (First produced 1904). Father Keegan, in John Bull's Other Island, act 4, The Bodley Head Bernard Shaw: Collected Plays with their Prefaces, vol. 2, ed. Dan H. Laurence (1971).)
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  • 77.
    You shoot me in a dream, you better wake up and apologize.
    (Quentin Tarantino, U.S. screenwriter and director. Mr. White (Harvey Keitel), Reservoir Dogs, in the opening scene to Mr. Blonde (Michael Madsen) as the gang jokes around in the coffee shop (1992).)
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  • 78.
    It has never been my object to record my dreams, just the determination to realize them.
    (Man Ray (1890-1976), U.S. photographer. Quoted in Neil Baldwin, Man Ray, introduction, Julien Levy exhibition catalog, April 1945 (1988). Real name: Emanuel Rabinovitch.)
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  • 79.
    Saddle your dreams afore you ride 'em.
    (Mary Webb (1881-1927), British author. Precious Bane, bk. 1, ch. 6 (1924).)
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  • 80.
    Hollywood has always been a cage ... a cage to catch our dreams.
    (John Huston (1906-1987), U.S. filmmaker. Quoted in London Sunday Times (December 27, 1987).)
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