40 Nightmares Quotes

  • Which is the true nightmare, the horrific dream that you have in your sleep or the dissatisfied reality that awaits you when you awake? – Justin Alcala


  • It’s weird when you wake of from a bad dream and everything is still bad. – Todd Strasser


  • I have had dreams and I have had nightmares, but I have conquered my nightmares because of my dreams. – Jonas Salk


  • I still have nightmares about taking tests. – Bruce Jenner


  • For the night is dark and full of terrors. – George R.R. Martin


  • Where hopes are unrealistic, fears often become exaggerated; where dreams alone are blueprints, nightmares result. – Anthony Daniels


  • Put the nightmare together. If you do not wake up screaming, you have not put it together well. – R. A. Lafferty


  • A lot of dreams can turn to nightmares… if you don’t really work them. – Dolly Parton


  • It’s real simple – we all have nightmares, and the idea you can be in real jeopardy in them is a great gimmick. It’s universal. – Robert Englund


  • I’ve had a quite a few nightmares about being chased by walkers. – Laurie Holden


  • In nightmares we can think the worst. That’s what they’re for, I guess. – Stephen King


  • Strange, I thought, how you can be living your dreams and your nightmares at the very same time. – Ransom Riggs


  • I told my therapist I was having nightmares about nuclear explosions. He said don’t worry it’s not the end of the world. – Jay London


  • Nothing like being in a dream, then waking up to a nightmare. – Anthony Liccione


  • The worst nightmare I ever had about Vietnam was that I had to go back. I woke up in a sweat, in total terror. – Oliver Stone


  • It’s been like a bad dream I never woke from. – Alex Chilton


  • I believe in hard work, but I believe in vindication as well. You have a few nightmares, I imagine, before you reach your dream. – Cody Rhodes


  • I used to have nightmares about the Antichrist – what would happen, where it would come from, and who it would be. – Marilyn Manson


  • My uncle’s house burned down when I was 6 years old. We got out safely. But ever since, I’ve had a nightmare of dying in a fire. – David Copperfield


  • I want to keep my dreams, even bad ones, because without them, I might have nothing all night long. – Joseph Heller


  • Most of my nightmares involve me forgetting my lines in a stage play. – Robert Englund


  • Nightmares are releases. – Sylvia Browne


  • Some situations are just like bad dreams, they’re only unbearable while we’re giving them our full attention. – Curtis Tyrone Jones


  • Your nightmares follow you like a shadow, forever. – Aleksandar Hemon


  • I really like it when a bad dream doesn’t scare you…it inspires you instead’. – Fwah Storm


  • Dear God, let this be just a bad nightmare. – Roy Horn


  • Waking among the dead, one wondered if one was still alive. And yet real despair only seized us later. Afterwards. As we emerged from the nightmare and began to search for meaning. – Elie Wiesel


  • Love is the most beautiful of dreams and the worst of nightmares. – Aman Jassal


  • Bad dreams are ghosts of our fears and worries, haunting us while we sleep. I doubt Valek is in trouble. – Maria V. Snyder


  • Unfortunately, the balance of nature decrees that a super-abundance of dreams is paid for by a growing potential for nightmares. – Peter Ustinov


  • 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. – Yamamoto Tsunetomo


  • There are bad dreams for those who sleep unwisely. – Bram Stoker


  • Have you ever noticed there is never any third act to a nightmare? They bring you to a climax of terror and then leave you there. – Max Beerbohm


  • There is an excitement about having nightmares. – Betsey Johnson


  • I don’t paint dreams or nightmares, I paint my own reality. – Frida Kahlo


  • I very often have night terrors. Just think of the worst possible situation, and it’s a regular thing for me. I’ve died in my sleep twenty-three different ways. – Julian Casablancas


  • Bad dreams are better than no dreams…at least they tell you what you’re afraid of knowing. – Kara Barbieri


  • I drag myself out of nightmares each morning and find there’s no relief in waking. – Suzanne Collins


  • I don’t know if I’m dreaming when I sleep or sleeping while I’m awake, but I have reoccurring dreams my mind cannot take. – Stanley Victor Paskavich


  • In fact I have nightmares about having children. I want to carry a baby and feel the life within me and in my dream, I do. But every time after it’s born, there’s this incredible fear, this pounding pulse of fear. It’s a real bad nightmare. – Sharon Gless






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