Between the world we see and the things we fear, there are doors. When they are opened, nightmares become reality.
Do not ignore dreams. They are a line from the past to the future. All nightmares are real.
– Max Gladstone
I still get nightmares. In fact, I get them so often I should be used to them by now. I’m not. No one ever really gets used to nightmares.
– Mark Z. Danielewski
I had nightmares I thought were really horrible until I woke up and remembered what reality was at the moment.
– Iain M. Banks
Only happy people have nightmares, from overeating. For those who live a nightmare reality, sleep is a black hole, lost in time, like death.
– Guy Sajer
She had never had a daydream that dreamed itself, like nightmares. That crawled out of her brain like a creature of the dark. A daymare.
– Caroline B. Cooney
So long as a canvas is empty its potential is infinite… The empty canvas can become a gateway into the landscape of nightmares or a vision of sensual bliss.
– Ben Okri
It is a season of hopelessness, of being lost, of wishing I could turn to dust and melt with the rain. Dreams and nightmares swell into my world, blur my vision with the broken boundaries of reality.
– Addison Moore
Nightmares exist outside of logic, and there’s little fun to be had in explanations; they’re antithetical to the poetry of fear.
– Stephen King
I think all mothers are a nightmare – i don’t think you can have children and not lose your goddamn mind.
– Jennifer Lawrence
Teamwork makes the dream work, but a vision becomes a nightmare when the leader has a big dream and a bad team.
– John C. Maxwell
Forgiveness means it finally becomes unimportant that you hit back. You’re done. It doesn’t necessarily mean that you want to have lunch with the person. If you keep hitting back, you stay trapped in the nightmare…
– Anne Lamott
I didn’t want to wake up. I was having a much better time asleep. And that’s really sad. It was almost like a reverse nightmare, like when you wake up from a nightmare you’re so relieved. I woke up into a nightmare.
– Ned Vizzini
Quite often you want to tell somebody your dream, your nightmare. Well, nobody wants to hear about someone else’s dream, good or bad; nobody wants to walk around with it. The writer is always tricking the reader into listening to the dream.
– Joan Didion
The triumph of the philosophy of Atheism is to free man from the nightmare of gods; it means the dissolution of the phantoms of the beyond.
– Emma Goldman
I’m not saying that love always takes you to heaven. Your life can become a nightmare. But that said, it is worth taking the risk.
– Paulo Coelho
Just bc u loved and lost doesn’t mean stop loving. If u have a nightmare, does it mean u stop dreaming?
– Jill Scott