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1,153. Life is perhaps most wisely regarded as a bad dream between two awakenings, and every day is a life in miniature. (Life’s Like That & Dream & Nightmare) Eugene O’Neill, Marco Millions 1928
70,723. Ere we will eat our meal in fear, and sleep
In the affliction of these terrible dreams
That shake us nightly. Better be with the dead,
Whom we to gain our peace have sent to peace,
Than on the torture of the mind to lie
In restless ecstasy. (Dream & Nightmare) William Shakespeare, The Tragedy of Macbeth III iii @19, Macbeth
119,493. The dream that I had that day has in many points turned into a nightmare. (King & Dream & Nightmare) Martin Luther King, cited King in the Wilderness, Sky Atlantic 2018
20,785. 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. (GBH Films & Dream & Nightmare) Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai 1999 starring Forest Whitaker & John Tormey & Henry Silva & Cliff Gorman & Isaach De Bankole & Camille Winbush & Tricia Vessey & Richard Portnow et al, director Jim Jarmusch
24,746. Kira: What do Klingons dream about?
Worf: Things that will send cold chills down your spine and wake you in the middle of the night. No, it is better that you do not know. Excuse me. [exit] (Star Trek & Dream & Nightmare) Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Rejoined s4e6
59,366. I had a dream, my son, or a nightmare. I had dreamed that the whole of Italy had deserted us. (Pope & Dream & Nightmare) The Borgias: The Art of War s1e8, Pope to Cesare
50,690. Sorrow compressed my heart, and I felt I would die, and then ... Well, then I woke up. (Sorrow & Nigtmare) Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Dream of a Ridiculous Man
76,299. I had a terrible dream. A nightmare. I dreamt there was a Church of Scotland minister sitting on my bed trying to give me hope. (Hope & Nightmare) Rab C Nesbitt: Semmitry, BBC 1997
70,693. He cursed him in sleeping, that every night
He should dream of the devil, and wake in a fright. (Dream & Nightmare) R H Barham 1788-1845, The Ingoldsby Legends 1840
70,698. All the things one has forgotten scream for help in dreams. (Dream & Nightmare & Forget) Elias Canetti
70,709. Sadly, more than three-quarters of our dreams are negative. (Dream & Nightmare) Horizon: Why Do We Dream? BBC 2009
70,735. Then thou scarest me with dreams, and terrifiest me through visions. (Dream & Nightmare & Vision) Job 7:14
92,862. Dost thou make such lamentation? And I recounted to him the whole vision which I had seen, and he said unto me: A terrible thing hast thou seen, my son, and of grave moment is thy dream – vision as to the secrets if all the sin of the earth: it must sink into the abyss and be destroyed with a great destruction. (Dream & Nightmare & Vision) Enoch 4:83:7&8
70,737. And it came to pass after seven days, I dreamed a dream by night:
And, lo, there arose a wind from the sea, that it moved all the waves thereof.
And I beheld, and, lo, that man waxed strong with the thousands of heaven: and when he turned his countenance to look, all the things trembled that were seen under him.
And they were all mixed together; the blast of fire, the flaming breath, and the great tempest; and fell with violence upon the multitude which was prepared to fight, and burned them up every one, so that upon a sudden of an innumerable multitude nothing was to be perceived, but only dust and smell of smoke: when I saw this I was afraid. (Dream & Nightmare & Tempest) II Esdras 13:1-3&11
108,890. Cincinnati Ohio 1979: David Booth is the office manager of a car rental agency … An extreme nightmare: ‘he had this dream of an airplane taking off and the engine falling off and the plane crashing in flames killing everyone … The next night he had the same dream again’ … It continues night after night … Finally, David decides to warn the authorities … Again and again, each night more vivid than the last … David’s nightmare becomes a tragedy. (Premonition & Nightmare) Weird or What? s3e7: Premonitions, 2012
119,848. Her: My nightmare. I had it again last night.
Him: That you’re inside a golden egg and you can’t get out and you float all alone through space for ever. (Nightmare & Egg) The Vanishing aka Spoorloos 1988 starring Bernard-Pierre Donnadieu & Gene Bervoets & Johanna ter Steege & Gwen Eckhaus & Bernadette le Sache & Tania Latarjet & Lucille Glenn et al, director George Sluizer
129,425. Dreams and nightmares have long haunted the dark regions of the human mind. Today however we are finding ways to solve the age-old riddle of our subconscious. It may not be long before we can control and plan our own dreams. (Dream & Nightmare) In Search of s3e14 … Dreams & Nightmares, 1979
129,492. When a major airliner crashes the tragedy is overwhelming, the destruction sudden and complete. In the spring of 1979 a New York woman has a series of dreams of an airliner disaster in the mid-west; two months later a Cincinnati man dreams of a large jet in peril: it crashes and explodes. The dream repeats ten nights in a row and no matter what he does, it will not leave him alone. Were these dreams just nightmares or will they prove to be prophecies? (Disaster & Aeroplane & Dream & Nightmare & Psychic & ESP) In Search of s4e21 … Air Disaster Prediction, 1980