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  • Toni Morrison
    Toni Morrison
    American novelist, essayist, editor 1931-
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    A dream is just a nightmare with lipstick.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
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    All evil is like a nightmare; the instant you stir under it, the evil is gone.
  • William S. Burroughs
    William S. Burroughs
    American writer and artist 1914-1997
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    America is not so much a nightmare as a non-dream. The American non-dream is precisely a move to wipe the dream out of existence. The dream is a spontaneous happening and therefore dangerous to a control system set up by the non-dreamers.
  • Barbara Mikulski
    Barbara Mikulski
    American politician 1936-
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    College is part of the American dream. It shouldn't be part of a financial nightmare for families.
  • Bobbie Ann Mason
    Bobbie Ann Mason
    American novelist and short story writer
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    During the Cold War, workers proudly contributed to national defense, but the carelessness and haste in handling toxic waste created a nightmare of pollution for subsequent generations.
  • Alfred Hitchcock
    Alfred Hitchcock
    English moviedirector 1899-1980
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    Give them pleasure - the same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.

  • James Joyce
    James Joyce
    Irish writer 1882-1941
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    History is a nightmare from which I am trying to awake.
  • Malcolm X
    Malcolm X
    American activist 1925-1965
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    I see America through the eyes of the victim. I don’t see any American dream; I see an American nightmare.
    Source: The Ballot or the Bullet (1964)
  • Barbra Streisand
    Barbra Streisand
    American singer, songwriter, actress, and filmmaker 1942-
    Barbra Streisand
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    My biggest nightmare is I'm driving home and get sick and go to hospital. I say: 'Please help me.' And the people say: 'Hey, you look like...' And I'm dying while they're wondering whether I'm Barbra Streisand.
  • Brigitte Nielsen
    Brigitte Nielsen
    Danish actress, model and singer 1963-
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    My childhood was really comfortable and secure, but school was a nightmare. I was a lot taller than the other girls and they called me Gitte the giraffe.
  • Alain de Botton
    Alain de Botton
    Swiss-born British author 1969-
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    Never, ever become a writer. It's a nightmare.
  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
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    The question of sexual dominance can exist only in the nightmare of that soul which has armed itself, totally, against the possibility of the changing motion of conquest and surrender, which is love.
  • Oliver Stone
    Oliver Stone
    American writer and filmmaker 1946-
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    The worst nightmare I ever had about Vietnam was that I had to go back. I woke up in a sweat, in total terror.
  • Florence King
    Florence King
    American Author, Critic 1936-
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    Time has lost all meaning in that nightmare alley of the Western world known as the American mind. We wallow in nostalgia but manage to get it all wrong. True nostalgia is an ephemeral composition of disjointed memories... but American-style nostalgia is about as ephemeral as copyrighted déjà vu.
  • Charles Baudelaire
    Charles Baudelaire
    French poet 1821-1867
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    We are weighed down, every moment, by the conception and the sensation of Time. And there are but two means of escaping and forgetting this nightmare: pleasure and work. Pleasure consumes us. Work strengthens us. Let us choose.
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