I don’t paint dreams or nightmares, I paint my own reality.
I’m self-made. I always wanted to make myself a better person, because I was not educated. But that was my dream—to have class.
We dream in our waking moments, and walk in our sleep. (“The Scarlet Letter”)
I had a delusional dream in my early teenage years to have, in my late teenage years, an acting career.
It’s the dreamers that make it in life, people with open-minded uninterrupted visions; they are the ones that have always succeeded.
I’m sure everyone has had a dream about flying. That has been one of my driving goals, to recreate that sensation. I’m going to levitate like only I can.
The first film that I’d ever seen was “Bambi.” And then, it was “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,” which I had nightmares about.
I am longing to be with you, and by the sea, where we can talk together freely and build our castles in the air. (“Dracula”)
Oh, the terrible struggle that I have had against sleep so often of late; the pain of the sleeplessness, or the pain of the fear of sleep, with such unknown horrors as it has for me! How blessed are some people, whose lives have no fears, no dreads; to whom sleep is a blessing that […]
I want to have a cultural impact. I want to be an inspiration, to show people what can be done. I’ve always been a daydreamer. When the other kids were playing, I was listening to the roar at Yankee Stadium—I was always attracted to the roar of the crowd.