My dreams have become puny with the reality my life has become.
(Imelda Marcos (b. 1931), former Philippine First Lady. As quoted in Newsweek magazine, p. 29 (April 20, 1992).
Once the big-spending wife of Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos, she had been driven into exile with him when he was deposed.)
(Robert E. Sherwood (1896-1955), U.S. screenwriter, and Joan Harrison (1911-1994), British screenwriter. Mrs. de Winter (Joan Fontaine), Rebecca, this is the first line of the movie (1940).
Manderlay was the de Winter family estate.)