Quotes from Dream Country

Neil Gaiman ·  111 pages

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“Things need not have happened to be true. Tales and dreams are the shadow-truths that will endure when mere facts are dust and ashes, and forgot.”
― Neil Gaiman, quote from Dream Country


“But he did not understand the price. Mortals never do. They only see the prize, their heart's desire, their dream... But the price of getting what you want, is getting what you once wanted.”
― Neil Gaiman, quote from Dream Country


“Writers are liars my dear, surely you know that by now?”
― Neil Gaiman, quote from Dream Country


“Writers are liars, my dear, surely you know that by now? And yet, things need not have happened to be true. Tales and dreams are the shadow-truths that will endure when mere facts are dust and ashes, and forgot.”
― Neil Gaiman, quote from Dream Country


“You people always hold onto old identities, old faces and masks, long after they've served their purpose. But you've got to learn to throw things away eventually.”
― Neil Gaiman, quote from Dream Country



“I smoke a cigarette, and pretend I'm normal. And I wish I was dead.”
― Neil Gaiman, quote from Dream Country


“Still, every little bit helps, as the old woman said when she pissed in the sea.”
― Neil Gaiman, quote from Dream Country


“I only have two kinds of dreams: the bad and the terrible. Bad dreams I can cope with. They're just nightmares, and they end eventually. The terrible dreams are the good dreams.”
― Neil Gaiman, quote from Dream Country


“Rainie, mythologies take longer to die than people believe. They linger on in a kind of dream country that affects all of you.”
― Neil Gaiman, quote from Dream Country


“They say that cigarettes will kill you, eventually. Fine. That's just fine. I only wish they'd do it faster.”
― Neil Gaiman, quote from Dream Country



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