„But remember this, Japanese boy… airplanes are not tools for war. They are not for making money. Airplanes are beautiful dreams. Engineers turn dreams into reality.“

—  Hayao Miyazaki, The Wind Rises

Quelle: The Wind Rises

Letzte Aktualisierung 10. Oktober 2021. Geschichte
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japanischer Zeichentrickfilmregisseur 1941

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„I would want a dreaming machine that dreams up the most beautiful dreams and then show me exactly how to make them a reality…This is the eternal conundrum: the visualization of desires (dreams), and then the dissonance between that and reality.“

—  Sally Wen Mao Chinese-born American poet

On her poem “Yume-Miru Kikai” in “41.2 Feature: An Interview with Sally Wen Mao” https://bwr.ua.edu/an-interview-with-poet-sally-wen-mao-from-issue-41-2/ in Black Warrior Review (2015 Mar 2)

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„Dream beautiful dreams and then work to make those dreams come true.“

—  Spencer W. Kimball President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 1895 - 1985

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„There are no atheists on turbulent airplanes.“

—  Erica Jong, buch Fear of Flying

Quelle: Fear of Flying

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„See the nigger fly the airplane!“

—  Kurt Vonnegut, buch Hocus Pocus

Hocus Pocus (1990)

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„Airplanes are interesting toys, but of no military value.“

—  Ferdinand Foch French soldier and military theorist 1851 - 1929

Les avions sont des jouets intéressants mais n'ont aucune utilité militaire
Said in 1911 as quoted Time : A Traveler's Guide (1998) by Clifford A. Pickover, p. 249

„Nothings gonna happen it's simply an airplane.“

—  Jessica Dubroff American child pilot trainee 1988 - 1996

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1wQ57od6lcY

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„While other boys dreamed of becoming generals, cowboys, mountain climbers, explorers, and engineers, I wanted to be a Chinese villain“

—  Alan Watts British philosopher, writer and speaker 1915 - 1973

Quelle: In My Own Way: An Autobiography 1915-1965 (1972), p. 63-64
Kontext: At about the age of eleven, I was reading the thrillers of Sax Rohmer and Edgar Wallace concerning Dr. Fu Manchu and other sophisticated Chinese villains, nurturing a secret admiration for these gentlemen because of their opposition to the suet-pudding heroism of our own culture, and because of their refined and mysterious style of life. While other boys dreamed of becoming generals, cowboys, mountain climbers, explorers, and engineers, I wanted to be a Chinese villain. I wanted servants carrying knives in their sleeves, appearing or vanishing without the slightest sound. I wanted a house with secret doors and passages, with Coromandel screens, with ancient scrolls, with ivory and lacquer boxes of exotic poisons, with exquisite brands of tea, with delicate blue porcelain, with jade idols and joss-sticks, and with sonorous gongs.

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„The herculean task of a photographer is to capture a momentary frame as beautiful in reality, as it would be in a dream.“

—  Ansel Adams American photographer and environmentalist 1902 - 1984

Radio interview, 1972

Gerrit Benner Foto

„Yes ssjjure, it is Fffriesland, seen from an airplane.“

—  Gerrit Benner Dutch painter 1897 - 1981

Jawel, het is Ffffriesland, gezien uit een vliegmasjien.
Quote of Gerrit Benner (early 1950's); as cited in 'Gerrit Benner geboeid door Friese wolkenluchten', Sytse Singelsma http://www.fryslan1.frl/2015/03/04/nieuwe-pagina/, 4 March 2015
Benner's stammering response, when young inhabitants of Leeuwarden criticized him on painting their Friesland as just one simple green surface
1950 - 1980

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„Ambition is a dream with a V8 engine“

—  Elvis Presley American singer and actor 1935 - 1977

Variante: Ambition is a dream with a V8 engine.

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„We are beginning to see the influence of dream upon reality and reality upon dream.“

—  Anaïs Nin, buch The Novel of the Future

The Novel of the Future (1969)

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„All men dream. But I know dreams for dreams. This is reality.“

—  Robert Jordan American writer 1948 - 2007

al'Lan Mandragoran
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„I was in Japan a couple of months ago, I saw a preview for the movie Pearl Harbor. And they showed the Japanese airplanes coming in to bomb Pearl Harbor, and I applauded. Nobody else in the theater applauded.“

—  Bobby Fischer American chess prodigy, chess player, and chess writer 1943 - 2008

Radio Interview, July 6 2001 http://www.geocities.jp/bobbby_b/mp3/F_18_3.MP3
2000s

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