Nightmare Quotes

“I didn’t want to wake up. I was having a much better time asleep. And that...

“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
📅︎ Oct 31
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"Don't stop dreaming...

"Don't stop dreaming just because you had a nightmare." --Jill Scott
📅︎ Dec 18
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What is life, but a t...

What is life, but a theatre of dreams and nightmares? - Mike Wazowski
📅︎ Dec 18
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If you allow yourself to w...

If you allow yourself to wallow in self-pity ,it'll be an endless nightmare - someone
📅︎ Oct 22
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The Doctor: Don't worry Reinette, it's just a nightmare. Everyone has night...

The Doctor: Don't worry Reinette, it's just a nightmare. Everyone has nightmares; even big scary monsters from under the bed have nightmares, don't you, monster? Reinette: What do monsters have nightmares about? The Doctor: Me! Ha!
📅︎ Sep 13
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I believe in everything until it's disproved. So I believe in fairies, ...

I believe in everything until it's disproved. So I believe in fairies, the myths, dragons. It all exists, even if it's in your mind. Who's to say that dreams and nightmares aren't as real as the here and now? -John Lennon
📅︎ Aug 28
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"You're an interesting species. An interesting mix. You're capable of such beautiful dreams, and...

"You're an interesting species. An interesting mix. You're capable of such beautiful dreams, and such horrible nightmares. You feel so lost, so cut off, so alone, only you're not. See, in all our searching, the only thing we've found that makes the emptiness bearable, is each other." –Carl Sagan
📅︎ May 08
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"I stopped looking for a Dream ...

"I stopped looking for a Dream Girl, I just wanted one that wasn't a nightmare." - Charles Bukowski
📅︎ May 03
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"Between the world we see... and the things we fear... th...

"Between the world we see... and the things we fear... there are doors... when they're opened... nightmares... become reality." — Anthony Call, narrating the intro of A Haunting
📅︎ Jul 10
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"Any dream dreamed too long beco...

"Any dream dreamed too long becomes a nightmare, and from those, we awake screaming" -Andrzej Sapkowski
📅︎ Apr 10
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"They've promised that dreams can co...

"They've promised that dreams can come true - but forgot to mention that nightmares are dreams, too." - Oscar Wilde
📅︎ Apr 03
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"I like nightmares, when I wake ...

"I like nightmares, when I wake up they leave me deeply appreciating my reality" -Taylor Mason, Billions
📅︎ May 03
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"Dreams and nightmares ...

"Dreams and nightmares are our encrypted inner truth." - Ricardo Ruiz Brizola
📅︎ Apr 24
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“Sometimes when I'm alone, I take the pearl from where it lives in my pocke...

“Sometimes when I'm alone, I take the pearl from where it lives in my pocket and try to remember the boy with the bread, the strong arms that warded off nightmares on the train, the kisses in the arena.” ― Suzanne Collins, Mockingjay
📅︎ Mar 20
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Never ever say dream...

Never ever say dreams come true since nightmares are dreams as well
📅︎ Mar 14
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A super abundance of dreams...

A super abundance of dreams is paid by a growing potential for nightmares- Peter Ustinov
📅︎ Jan 06
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"It is a good viewpoint to see the world as a dream. When you have something lik...

"It is a good viewpoint to see the world as a dream. When you have something like a nightmare, you will wake up and tell yourself that it was only a dream. It is said that the world we live in is not a bit different from this." - Yamamoto Tsunetomo
📅︎ Dec 16
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"There is nothing that can take the pain away. But eventually, you will find a way to li...

"There is nothing that can take the pain away. But eventually, you will find a way to live with it. There will be nightmares. And everyday when you wake up, it will be the first thing you think about. Until one day, it will be the second thing." - Raymond 'Red' Reddington
📅︎ Apr 30
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“The creatures of all your dreams and nightm...

“The creatures of all your dreams and nightmares are right here, right now, solid as they ever were or ever will be” -William S. Burroughs
📅︎ Sep 05
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Vision without action is a da...

Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare. - Japanese Proverb
📅︎ Jul 30
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"It was written I should be loy...

"It was written I should be loyal to the nightmare of my choice." - Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness
📅︎ Aug 20
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You can't sell dream...

You can't sell dreams to someone who has walked through nightmares
📅︎ Apr 06
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My best dreams and ...

My best dreams and worst nightmares have the same people in them.
📅︎ Dec 15
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"I've had recurring nightm...

"I've had recurring nightmares; I was loved for who I am." -Muse, in their song Hoodoo
📅︎ Feb 03
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“I didn't want to wake up. I was having a much better time asleep. And that...

“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
📅︎ Jul 30
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"We have some night...

"We have some nightmares, but we also have dreams." - Frank Capra
📅︎ Dec 22
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"The tradition of all the dead ge...

"The tradition of all the dead generations weighs like a nightmare on the brain of the living." - Karl Marx
📅︎ Sep 25
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"There is nothing that can take the pain away. But eventually you will find a way to live w...

"There is nothing that can take the pain away. But eventually you will find a way to live with it. There will be nightmares. And every day when you wake up, it will be the first thing you think about. Until one day, it will be the second thing." - Raymond Reddington, The Blacklist
📅︎ Apr 05
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“Which is the true nightmare, the horrific dream ...

“Which is the true nightmare, the horrific dream that you have in your sleep or the dissatisfied reality that awaits you when you awake?” ― Justin Alcala
📅︎ Apr 07
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Vision without action is a da...

Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare. - Japanese Proverb
📅︎ Nov 12
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I am living in a nightmare, f...

I am living in a nightmare, from which from time to time I wake in sleep. - Ursula K. Le Guin
📅︎ Feb 04
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“You’re capable of such beautiful dreams, and such horrible nightmares. You feel...

“You’re capable of such beautiful dreams, and such horrible nightmares. You feel so lost, so cut off, so alone, only you’re not. See, in all our searching, the only thing we’ve found that makes the emptiness bearable, is each other.” - Carl Sagan
📅︎ May 21
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Vision without action is a da...

Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare. ~ Japanese proverb
📅︎ Nov 12
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“Which is the true nightmare, the horrific dream ...

“Which is the true nightmare, the horrific dream that you have in your sleep or the dissatisfied reality that awaits you when you awake?” ― Justin Alcala
📅︎ Oct 19
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Dreams are horrible, and nightmares are ter...

Dreams are horrible, and nightmares are terrific, both for the same reason: "At the end, you wake up in the real world." -ShiningConcepts
📅︎ Aug 07
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"A dream is a natural high to...

"A dream is a natural high to escape the unforgiving nightmare that is reality." -Nathan Barnes
📅︎ Nov 11
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They've promised that dreams can co...

They've promised that dreams can come true - but forgot to mention that nightmares are dreams, too."- Oscar Wilde
📅︎ Nov 11
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"In the past our politicians offered us dreams of...

"In the past our politicians offered us dreams of a better world. Now they promise to protect us from nightmares." - Adam Curtis in The Power of Nightmares
📅︎ Feb 28
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"The best of dreams can be just as painful a...

"The best of dreams can be just as painful as the worst of nightmares as they remind you of what is lacking in your own reality." - Unknown
📅︎ Jul 04
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"All our best men are ...

"All our best men are laughed at in this nightmare land." - Jack Kerouac
📅︎ Feb 07
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"You know you have hit rock bottom ...

"You know you have hit rock bottom when your dreams turn into nightmares because you have to *wake up*" -unknown
📅︎ Dec 14
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"History is a nig...

"History is a nightmare from which I am trying to awake."
📅︎ Dec 08
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"I was always terrified on stage. I'd have nightmares about it. Usually I'll sta...

"I was always terrified on stage. I'd have nightmares about it. Usually I'll start counting my mistakes really early on. It's a way to distract myself that there are thousands of people watching. Once I get to ten, I stop counting." - Danger Mouse
📅︎ Jan 16
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"You were a happy dream in a l...

"You were a happy dream in a life that’s been nothing but a hellish nightmare." Lucy - Elfen Lied
📅︎ Oct 19
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"The essence of nightmare lies less in the sim...

"The essence of nightmare lies less in the simple experience of horrors than in the unpreventable fruition of horrors foreknown." - Michael Shea
📅︎ Jul 16
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"Vision without action is a d...

"Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare." Japanese Proverb
📅︎ Aug 13
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"No point in dr...

"No point in dreams when you wake up to a nightmare"
📅︎ Jul 03
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I have had dreams and I have had nig...

I have had dreams and I have had nightmares but, I have conquered my nightmares because of my dreams. - Jonas Salk
📅︎ Oct 07
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"How can we awaken from the nightm...

"How can we awaken from the nightmare of History?" TS Elliot [as quoted on Room 237 on Kubrick's The Shining]
📅︎ Oct 07
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"All our best men are ...

"All our best men are laughed at in this nightmare land." - Jack Kerouac
📅︎ Jun 14
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