„I'm the cream
Of the great utopia dream.
And you're in the gleam
In the depths of your banker's spleen.“

Unwashed and Somewhat Slightly Dazed
Song lyrics, Space Oddity (1969)

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David Bowie16
britischer Musiker, Sänger, Produzent, Schauspieler und Mal… 1947 - 2016

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„How shallow is this mere that gleams!
Its depth of blue is from the skies;
And from a distant sun the dreams
And lovely light within your eyes.“

—  George William Russell Irish writer, editor, critic, poet, and artistic painter 1867 - 1935

By Still Waters (1906)

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James Patterson Foto

„[I]f your banker comes in one day wearing a diaper, speaking gibberish, you're going to pull your money out of that checking account.“

—  Mike Murphy (political consultant) American political consultant 1962

As quoted in "Debriefing Mike Murphy" https://www.weeklystandard.com/matt-labash/debriefing-mike-murphy (18 March 2016), by Matt Labash, The Weekly Standard
2010s

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„Every utopia about to be realized resembles a cynical dream.“

—  Emil M. Cioran Romanian philosopher and essayist 1911 - 1995

Drawn and Quartered (1983)

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H.L. Mencken Foto

„Democratic man, dreaming eternally of Utopias, is ever a prey to shibboleths.“

—  H.L. Mencken American journalist and writer 1880 - 1956

1920s, Notes on Democracy (1926)

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„I'm nerdy in the extreme
Whiter than sour cream“

—  "Weird Al" Yankovic American singer-songwriter, music producer, accordionist, actor, comedian, writer, satirist, and parodist 1959

"White & Nerdy".
Song lyrics

„I'm not here now. This isn't happening. You're just visiting a dream of mine.“

—  Lisa Kleypas, buch Dreaming of You

Quelle: Dreaming of You

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David Lynch Foto

„Black has depth.. you can go into it.. And you start seeing what you're afraid of. You start seeing what you love, and it becomes like a dream.“

—  David Lynch American filmmaker, television director, visual artist, musician and occasional actor 1946

Quelle: Lynch on Lynch

„You have the right to follow your dreams. I'm giving you permission to follow your dreams.“

—  Martin de Maat American theatre director 1949 - 2001

The Mysterious Martin de Maat (2001)

Henry Ford Foto

„Bankers play far too great a part in the conduct of industry...“

—  Henry Ford, buch My Life and Work

Quelle: My Life and Work (1922), Chapter XII, Money - Master or Servant

Maya Angelou Foto

„A person is the product of their dreams. So make sure to dream great dreams. And then try to live your dream.“

—  Maya Angelou, buch Wouldn't Take Nothing for My Journey Now

Quelle: Wouldn't Take Nothing for My Journey Now

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„I'm pleased that the Ministry of Culture is protecting the morals of the expat bankers and their girlfriends that are going to be coming.“

—  Mick Jagger British rock musician, member of The Rolling Stones 1943

Deriding the Chinese government's prohibition on the Rolling Stones playing four songs from their catalog. " Toned-down Rolling Stones rock China https://web.archive.org/web/20060410114701/http://www.cnn.com/2006/SHOWBIZ/Music/04/08/stones.concert.ap/index.html", CNN (April 8, 2006).

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„(Egypt) is a great place for contrasts: splendid things gleam in the dust.“

—  Gustave Flaubert French writer (1821–1880) 1821 - 1880

Quelle: Flaubert in Egypt: A Sensibility on Tour

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