Dreams Quotes

I understand that it’s the music that keeps me alive… That’s my lifeblood. And to give that up for, like, the TV, the cars, the houses – that’s not the American dream. That’s the booby prize, in the end. Those are the booby prizes. And if you fall for them – if, when you achieve them, you believe that this is the end in and of itself – then you’ve been suckered in. Because those are the consolation prizes, if you’re not careful, for selling yourself out, or letting the best of yourself slip away.

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…It’s all sort of dreams and it’s all illusion. It’s theater; it’s not real. We’re making up stories, you know, and people tend to run into you and believe you are your characters. And I suppose the funny thing is the longer you go, you do become sort of some version of [your characters]. You both diverge from them – you know – you live, but you also permanently inhabit that geography and that mental space – and so you do morph a little bit. We do become what we imagine.

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Some worry endlessly over missions that were missed, or marriages that did not turn out, or babies that did not arrive, or children that seem lost, or dreams unfulfilled, or because age limits what they can do. I do not think it pleases the Lord when we worry because we think we never do enough or that what we do is never good enough….Some needlessly carry a heavy burden of guilt which could be removed through confession and repentance.

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