Quotations About / On: DREAM

  • 11.
    Death is the most blessed dream.
    (Georg Büchner (1813-1837), German dramatist, revolutionary. Trans. by Gerhard P. Knapp (1995). Leonce and Lena, act II (1838).)
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  • 12.
    Saddle your dreams afore you ride 'em.
    (Mary Webb (1881-1927), British author. Precious Bane, bk. 1, ch. 6 (1924).)
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  • 13.
    The American Dream is really money.
    (Jill Robinson (b. 1936), U.S. novelist. As quoted in American Dreams, part 1, by Studs Terkel (1980). The daughter of movie producer Dore Schary, Robinson had grown up rich in Hollywood.)
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  • 14.
    Dreams surround our desires with ugliness and dread.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fourth Selection, New York (1987).)
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  • 15.
    This is reality, not a dream.
    (Martina Navratilova (b. 1957), U.S. tennis player; born in Czechoslovakia. As quoted in USA Today, p. 3C (June 29, 1994). On advancing to the women's singles semifinal round at Wimbledon, the world's oldest and most prestigious major international tennis tournament. Navratilova had won the Wimbledon singles title a record nine times, but at this point, she had slipped from top ranking, and she was clearly in the twilight of her career. She had already announced that she would retire at the end of the year. She went on to win the semifinal round and lose in the final, performing far better than most people had expected.)
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  • 16.
    Beauty is the outside of a dream.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Twelfth Selection, New York (1993).)
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  • 17.
    As a dream comes true, it falls flat.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Eighth Selection, New York (1991).)
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  • 18.
    Keep true to the dreams of thy youth.
    (Friedrich Von Schiller (1759-1805), German poet and dramatist.)
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  • 19.
    They dream in courtship, but in wedlock wake.
    (Alexander Pope (1688-1744), British satirical poet. The Wife of Bath, l. 103 (1713).)
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  • 20.
    Hold fast to your most indefinite, waking dream.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Letter, February 27, 1853, to Harrison Blake, in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 6, p. 216, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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