„Didier once told me, in a rambling, midnight dissertation, that a dream is the place where a wish and a fear meet. When the wish and the fear are exactly the same, he said, we call the dream a nightmare.“

—  Gregory David Roberts, buch Shantaram

Quelle: Shantaram

Letzte Aktualisierung 3. Juni 2021. Geschichte
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Gregory David Roberts4
australischer Autor 1952

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„Where hopes are unrealistic, fears often become exaggerated; where dreams alone are blueprints, nightmares result.“

—  Theodore Dalrymple English doctor and writer 1949

The Dystopian Imagination http://www.city-journal.org/html/11_4_oh_to_be.html (Autumn 2001).
City Journal (1998 - 2008)

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„Some dreams tell us what we wish to believe. Some dreams tell us what we fear. Some dreams are of what we know though we may not know we knew it. The rarest dream is the dream that tells us what we did not know.“

—  Ursula K. Le Guin American writer 1929 - 2018

Social Dreaming of the Frin in David G. Hartwell (ed.) Year's Best Fantasy 3, p. 172 (Originally published at The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Magazine_of_Fantasy_%26_Science_Fiction October/November 2002)

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„In this dream world
We doze
And talk of dreams —
Dream, dream on,
As much as you wish“

—  Ryōkan Japanese Buddhist monk 1758 - 1831

As translated in Lust for Enlightenment : Buddhism and Sex (1990) by John Stevens, p. 28

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„What the common man calls Evil, he once told me, is nothing more than the fear of one’s own potential.“

—  Michael Swanwick, buch Jack Faust

Quelle: Jack Faust (1997), Chapter 16, “The Wild Hunt” (p. 278)

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„Because of thee, the land of dreams
Becomes a gathering place of fears“

—  Lionel Johnson English poet 1867 - 1902

The Dark Angel (1895)
Kontext: p>Through thee, the gracious Muses turn,
To Furies, O mine Enemy!
And all the things of beauty burn
With flames of evil ecstasy.Because of thee, the land of dreams
Becomes a gathering place of fears:
Until tormented slumber seems
One vehemence of useless tears.</p

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„I wish I could promise I'll
Be there when you dream
I wish that when you spoke to me
I'd know what you mean“

—  Happy Rhodes American singer-songwriter 1965

"If Wishes Were Horses, How Beggars Would Ride" - Live performance (29 June 1999) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gyG_g73R0wY
Many Worlds Are Born Tonight (1998)
Kontext: I wish I could promise I'll
Be there when you dream
I wish that when you spoke to me
I'd know what you mean But you can't bring me comfort
By filling up my eyes
They don't stay dry
Hard as I try
Can't figure why
Made I this choice

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„Dreaming a dream to prize,
Is wishing ghosts to rise;
And, if I had the spell
To call the buried — well,
Which one would I?“

—  James Branch Cabell, buch The Cream of the Jest

Epigraph to "Book Four : Which Travels, roundabout, to edifying and safe conclusions"
The Cream of the Jest (1917)

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Citát „When all of your wishes are granted, many of your dreams will be destroyed.“
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„In my nightmares the streets are aflame, and in my dreams it's much the same.“

—  Tom Morello American guitarist and singer-songwriter 1964

One Man Revolution.

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„Its important to have specific dreams. Dream Big. Dream without fear.“

—  Randy Pausch, buch The Last Lecture

The Last Lecture (2008)

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„I love to dream, but do not wish
To have a pin prick rouse me.“

—  Jacques Delille French poet and translator 1738 - 1813

J'aime à réver, mais ne veux pas
Qu'à coups d'épingle on me réveille.
La Conversation; reported in Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations (1922), p. 815-16.

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„Every fear hides a wish.“

—  David Mamet, Edmond

Quelle: Edmond

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