„Reality is wrong. Dreams are for the real.“

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

—  Frances Farmer American actress 1913 - 1970

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

—  Robert Jordan American writer 1948 - 2007

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„Civilization consists in giving something an unfitting name, then dream about the result. And indeed the false name and the real dream create a new reality. The object really becomes another, because we turned it into another one. We manufacture realities.“

—  Fernando Pessoa, book The Book of Disquiet

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Original: A civilização consiste em dar a qualquer coisa um nome que lhe não compete, e depois sonhar sobre o resultado. E realmente o nome falso e o sonho verdadeiro criam uma nova realidade. O objecto torna-se realmente outro, porque o tornámos outro. Manufacturamos realidades.

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

—  Alfred Bester, book The Stars My Destination

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

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

—  Yoko Ono, Grapefruit: A Book of Instructions and Drawings

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.
Variant: A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.
Source: Grapefruit: A Book of Instructions and Drawings

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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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„There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality“

—  Richard Dawkins English ethologist, evolutionary biologist and author 1941

The Enemies of Reason, "Slaves to Superstition" [1.01], 13 August 2007, timecode 00:38:16ff
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Variant: Science is the poetry of reality.
Context: The word 'mundane' has come to mean boring and dull, and it really shouldn't. It should mean the opposite because it comes from the latin 'mundus', meaning the world, and the world is anything but dull; the world is wonderful. There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality.

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„Reality seems valueless by comparison with the dreams of fevered imaginations; reality is therefore abandoned.“

—  Émile Durkheim French sociologist (1858-1917) 1858 - 1917

Source: The Division of Labor in Society (1893), p. 129 (in 1933 edition, lushqoutes https://lushquotes.com/dream-quotes-collection-part-6/)

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