„Real things in the darkness seem no realer than dreams.“

—  Murasaki Shikibu, livro The Tale of Genji

Fonte: Tale of Genji, The Tale of Genji, trans. Arthur Waley, Ch. 1: Kiritsubo

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„Real things in the darkness seem no realer than dreams.“

—  Arthur Waley British academic 1889 - 1966

Fonte: Translations, The Tale of Genji (1925–1933), Ch. 1: 'Kiritsubo'

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„A dark unfathom'd tide
Of interminable pride —
A mystery, and a dream,
Should my early life seem.“

—  Edgar Allan Poe, livro Tamerlane and Other Poems

" Imitation http://www.americanpoems.com/poets/poe/17481", Tamerlane and Other Poems (1827).

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„What could a child know of the darkness of God's plan? Or how flesh is so frail it is hardly more than a dream“

—  Cormac McCarthy, livro Suttree

page 154
Fonte: Suttree (1979)
Contexto: Pale manchild were there last agonies? Were you in terror, did you know? Could you feel the claw that claimed you? And who is this fool kneeling over your bones, choked with bitterness? And what could a child know of the darkness of God's plan? Or how flesh is so frail it is hardly more than a dream.

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„The only hidden meaning of things
Is that they have no hidden meaning.
It's the strangest thing of all,
Stranger than all poets' dreams
And all philosophers' thoughts,
That things are really what they seem to be
And there's nothing to understand.
Yes, this is what my senses learned on their own:
Things have no meaning: they have existence.
Things are the only hidden meaning of things.“

—  Fernando Pessoa Portuguese poet, writer, literary critic, translator, publisher and philosopher 1888 - 1935

O único sentido oculto das coisas
É elas não terem sentido oculto nenhum,
É mais estranho do que todas as estranhezas
E do que os sonhos de todos os poetas
E os pensamentos de todos os filósofos,
Que as coisas sejam realmente o que parecem ser
E não haja nada que compreender.
Sim, eis o que os meus sentidos aprenderam sozinhos:—
As coisas não têm significação: têm existência.
As coisas são o único sentido oculto das coisas.
Alberto Caeiro (heteronym), O Guardador de Rebanhos ("The Keeper of Sheep"), XXXIX, trans. Richard Zenith.

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„All that we see or seem
Is but a dream within a dream.“

—  Edgar Allan Poe, livro A Dream Within a Dream

"A Dream Within a Dream" (1849).
Contexto: You are not wrong, who deem
That my days have been a dream;
Yet if hope has flown away
In a night, or in a day,
In a vision, or in none,
Is it therefore the less gone?
All that we see or seem
Is but a dream within a dream.

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„Nothing is as real as a dream. The world can change around you, but your dream will not.“

—  Tom Clancy American author 1947 - 2013

As quoted in Writers (1995) Published by A. Deutsch
1990s
Contexto: Nothing is as real as a dream. The world can change around you, but your dream will not. Your life may change, but your dream doesn't have to. Responsibilities need not erase it. Duties need not obscure it. Your spouse and children need not get in its way, because the dream is within you. No one can take your dream away.

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„Dreams are only dreams until you wake up and make them real.“

—  Ned Vizzini, livro It's Kind of a Funny Story

Fonte: It's Kind of a Funny Story

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