„Reality - Dreams = Animal Being
Reality + Dreams = A Heart-Ache (usually called Idealism)
Reality + Humor = Realism (also called Conservatism)
Dreams - Humor = Fanaticism
Dreams + Humor = Fantasy
Reality + Dreams + Humor = Wisdom“

—  Lin Yutang, buch The Importance of Living

Quelle: The Importance of Living

Letzte Aktualisierung 3. Juni 2021. Geschichte
Lin Yutang Foto
Lin Yutang1
chinesischer Schriftsteller 1895 - 1976

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„There comes a point when a dream becomes reality and reality becomes a dream.“

—  Frances Farmer American actress 1913 - 1970

As quoted in "True Frances Farmer story remains elusive" by Rita Rose in The Indianapolis Star (23 January 1983)

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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)

Yoko Ono Foto

„A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.“

—  Yoko Ono Japanese artist, author, and peace activist 1933

A line written by Ono many years before, and quoted by Lennon in December 1980, as quoted in All We Are Saying : The Last Major Interview with John Lennon and Yoko Ono (2000) by John Lennon, Yōko Ono, David Sheff, p. 16.
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Robert Jordan Foto

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

—  Robert Jordan American writer 1948 - 2007

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John Steinbeck Foto

„Most people live in a half-dream all their lives and call it reality.“

—  John Steinbeck, buch The Acts of King Arthur and His Noble Knights

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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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Citát „Dreams are reality waiting to happen.“
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„Revenge is for dreams…never for reality.“

—  Alfred Bester, buch The Stars My Destination

Quelle: The Stars My Destination (1956), Chapter 12 (p. 194).

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„The dream has to be translated into reality.“

—  Anaïs Nin, buch The Novel of the Future

The Novel of the Future (1969)

James Salter Foto

„The dreams are the skeleton of all reality.“

—  James Salter, buch A Sport and a Pastime

A Sport and a Pastime (1967)

Citát „Reality is wrong. Dreams are for the real.“
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„Sleeping is a way of dying or at least of dying to reality, better still it is the death of reality, but reality dies in love as in dreams. The life of man is entirely occupied by the bloody osmosis of dreams and love.“

—  Salvador Dalí Spanish artist 1904 - 1989

Quelle: Quotes of Salvador Dali, 1961 - 1970, Diary of a Genius (1964), p. 126 In: L'amour; as quoted in Dali and Me.

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„Dreaming carries no risks. The dangerous thing is trying to transform your dreams into reality.“

—  Paulo Coelho, buch Manuscript Found in Accra

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„Neither wisdom nor good will is now dominant. Hope lies in dreams, in imagination and in the courage of those who dare to make dreams into reality.“

—  Jonas Salk Inventor of polio vaccine 1914 - 1995

Address on receiving the Nehru Award (10 January 1977), published in Virginia Woolf Quarterly (1977), Vol. 3, p. 11; also quoted in The Signs of Language Revisited : An Anthology to Honor Ursula Bellugi and Edward Klima (2000) edited by Karen Emmorey and Harlan L. Lane, p. 330; the last sentence is Inscribed in metallic lettering at the entrance of the Salk Institute in La Jolla, California.

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