25 Best 'What Dreams May Come' Quotes For Robin Williams Fans

Srija Chanda
Dec 12, 2023 By Srija Chanda
Originally Published on Jan 22, 2021
Edited by Monisha Kochhar
Actor ROBIN WILLIAMS at the Beverly Hills premiere of "What Dreams May Come" in which he stars with Cuba Gooding Jr. and Annabella Sciorra.

'What Dreams May Come' book by Richard Matheson was further adapted into a movie under the same name, directed by Vincent Ward.

The title was derived from the Shakespearean phrase from Hamlet, 'To be, or not to be...'It is a fantasy film based on the surrealistic life of the protagonist Chris Nielsen who travels through hell in order to save his wife.

In the movie, one can see the nine circles of Hell as depicted in Dante's Inferno namely; Limbo, Lust, Gluttony, Greed, Anger, Heresy, Violence, Fraud, and Treachery.

The film has won awards for visual effects, art direction, and production design too. 'What Dreams May Come' movie quotes count for some really deep sayings by characters Chris, Annie, Albert from a 'What Dreams May Come' cast that includes Robin Williams, Annabella Sciorra, Cuba Gooding Jr., and more.

One of the best Robin Williams 'What Dreams May Come' quotes is; "It's not about understanding, it's about not giving up", something that we all need to keep in our minds.

For more such relatable wonderful quotes from 'What Dreams May Come', check the list below. If you want to read something more check, 'A League of their Own' quotes and 'Pretty Woman' quotes.

Finest Love Quotes From The Movie 'What Dreams May Come'

Annie and Chris Nielsen prove to be the best example of love where a person that could bring the lover back from hell too.

1. "Well, that's my role. To bring adventure to your life."

- Annie Nielsen.

2. "I found you in hell. Don't you think I could find you in Jersey!"

- Chris Nielsen.

3. "He's so stupid that he thinks he pulled me through the breakdown when it was Christy. Always. Only Chris."

- Annie.

4. "Heaven would never be heaven without you... Let this hell be our heaven."

- Chris.

5. "Soulmates. It's extremely rare, but it exists. Sort of like twin souls tuning into each other. Apparently even in death."

- Albert Lewis.

6. "I'm part of the problem. Not because I remind you. But because I couldn't join you."

- Chris.

7. "I was looking through his postcards. Paintings were his obsession. He used art as another way to love me, to help me. To keep us always together."

- Annie.

8. "You were my life. I apologize for every time I failed you. Especially this one."

- Chris.

9. "The death of someone with whom a person has been long and closely associated leaves a literal vacuum in that person's life..."

- Richard, from the book.

10. "I just wanted us to be old together, just two old farts laughin' at each other as our bodies fell apart, together at the end by that lake in your painting. That was our Heaven..."

- Chris.

Best Movie Quotes From 'What Dreams May Come' About Afterlife

For everything in life, there is a counterpart in the afterlife. This includes the most beautiful as well as the worst phenomena. Heaven and Hell are what many believe are in the afterlife and here are a few quotes that mark these distinctions well.

11. "A place where we all go can't be bad, can it girl?"

- Chris.

12. "Everyone's hell is different. It's not all fire and pain. The real hell is your life gone wrong."

- Albert Lewis.

13. "You were expecting physical danger? What could it do, kill you?... No, in hell there's a real danger of losing your mind."

- The Tracker.

14. "Good people end up in hell because they can't forgive themselves."

- Chris Nielsen.

'What Dreams May Come' Human Life And Time Related Quotes

One could never hold time back. These quotes will motivate you to understand nature's cycle even better.

15. "I see him as a father. That's where he really shines. See, when he looks in his kid's eyes and that kid knows that his dad really, really sees him... he sees who he is. Then that child knows that he is an amazing person."

- Chris.

16. "A whole family lost to car crashes. Enough to make a person buy a bike."

- Annie Nielsen.

17. "Everything is mental..."

- Albert Lewis.

18. "Time's not on my watch anymore. Time does not exist here. And wherever it went, it's not going to make me need Annie any less."

- Chris Nielsen.

19. "He was a coward! Being strong, not giving up, it was just his place to hide. He pushed away from the pain so hard he disconnected himself from the person he loved most. [pause] Sometimes when you win, you lose."


20 "Where is God in all of this?"

- Chris.

'What Dreams May Come' Catchy Quotes To Remember All The Time

Chris Nielsen, Albert, and others end up sharing way too many catchy quotes that can be applicable for most of our lives.

21. "What's true in our minds is true, whether some people know it or not."

- Chris Nielsen.

22. "Thought is real. Physical is the illusion. Ironic, huh?"

- Albert Lewis.

23. "Chris: It's a dream baby, it's a beautiful one, but you know dreams...

Marie: I know, aren't real. I know."

- Chris and Marie, 'What Dreams May Come'.

24. "The old baggage, old roles of authority, who's the teacher, who's the father, gets in the way of who we really are to each other."

- The Tracker.

25. "What some folks call impossible, is just stuff they haven't seen before."

- Chris.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for 'What Dreams May Come' Quotes then why not take a look at 'A Beautiful Mind' Quotes, or Goodfellas Quotes?

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Written by Srija Chanda

Master of Arts specializing in Mass Communication/Media Studies

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Srija ChandaMaster of Arts specializing in Mass Communication/Media Studies

An aspiring media professional, Srija is currently pursuing her Master's degree in Mass Communication at St. Xavier's University, Kolkata, after completing her degree in journalism. With experience in PR and social media, she has also honed her leadership skills through her participation in a youth parliament. Srija's interests include devouring books, watching movies, and exploring new places through travel.

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