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25 Best 'Field Of Dreams' Quotes From The Movie

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The 'Field of Dreams' gives a message of belief, love, and passion, family, relations, and to pursue the vision of a dream.

The movie sets its plot around the building of a baseball court in cornfields. One fine day Ray Kinsella hears a mysterious voice from his cornfields saying, "If you build it he will come."

The movie's main characters are  Kevin Costner, who portrays Ray Kinsella, Amy Madigan as Annie Kinsella, and James Earl Jones as Terence. Matt Damon can be seen in the Fenway Park scene before making big in Hollywood. Here are the famous movie quotes from 'Field Of Dreams'. If you need more quotes for a good read, go through inspirational baseball quotes and '80s movie quotes.

'Field Of Dreams' Movie Quotes

Movie sight sign for the movie 'Field of Dreams' where it was originally shot

The movie 'Field of Dreams' is a 1989 American sports fantasy drama written and directed by Phil Alden Robinson. Here are some quotes from the 'Field Of Dreams'.

1." Any game becomes important when you know and love the players."

-W.P.Kinsella,' Joe.'

2." This field, this game: it's a part of our past, Ray. It reminds us of all that once was good and it could be again."

-Terence Mann.

3." John Kinsella: Is this heaven?

Ray Kinsella: It's lowa.

John Kinsella: lowa? I could have sworn this was heaven.

Ray Kinsella: Is there a heaven?

John Kinsella: Oh yeah. It's the place where dreams come true.

Ray Kinsella: Maybe this is heaven."

-'Field of Dreams'.

4." Man, I did love this game. I'd have played for food money. It was the game... The sounds, the smells. Did you ever hold a ball or a glove to your face?"

-Shoeless Joe Jackson.

Annie Kinsella Quotes

Ami Madigan played Annie Kinsella's role as Ray Kinsella's wife and helps him follow his vision even after knowing that it will lead them to fall into an economic crisis. Here is the list of quotes from Annie.

5." Annie Kinsella: Hey, what if the Voice calls while you're gone?

Ray Kinsella: Take a message."

-'Field of Dreams'.

6." We just don't recognize life's most significant moments while they're happening."

-Archie "Moonlight" Graham.

7." Terence Mann was a voice of reason during a time of great madness. Where others were chanting,              'Burn, baby, burn', he was talking about love and peace and prosperity."

-Annie Kinsella.

8." Ray, people will come Ray. they'll come to lowa for reasons they can't even fathom."

-James Earl Jones.

9." America has rolled by like an army of steamrollers. It has been erased like a blackboard, rebuilt, and erased again. But baseball has marked the time. this field, this game: it's part of our past, Ray."

-Dr.Archibald "Moonlight" Graham.

10." Once a place touches you like this, the wind nevers blows so cold again. you feel for it like it was your child."

- Dr.Archibald "Moonlight" Graham.

11." You build a baseball field, and you sit here, and stare at NOTHING."


Shoeless Joe Jackson Quotes  

Joseph Jefferson Jackson, famously called Shoeless Joe, is an American baseball player. He was banned from the game due to his involvement in Black Sox Scandal. Here are the best Shoeless Joe quotes.

12." 'God what an outfield,' he says. 'What a left field.' He looks up at me, and I look down at him. 'This must be heaven,' he says."

- W.P. Kinsella,' Shoeless Joe.'

13." Ray Kinsella: Don't we need a catcher?

Shoeless Joe Jackson: Not if you get it near the plate we don't."

-'Field of Dreams'.

14." I dream of things that never were."

- W.P. Kinsella,' Shoeless Joe.'

15." A ballpark at night is more like a church than a church."

- W.P. Kinsella,' Shoeless Joe.'

16." God knows I gave my best in baseball at all times and no man on earth can truthfully judge me otherwise."

-Joe Jackson.

Ray Kinsella Quotes


The whispering voice heard in the fields is still not known but believed to be Ray Liotta's voice who played Joe in the movie. Here are a few quotes from the movie.

17." I'm 36 years old, I love my family, I love baseball, and I'm about to become a farmer.        But until  heard the voice, I'd never done a crazy thing in my whole life."

-Ray Kinsella.

18." Ray Kinsella: No, I mean, what do you WANT?

Terence Mann: Oh. Dog and a beer."

-'Field of Dreams'.

Terence Mann Quotes

Terence Mann is an actor and theater director. He portrays the real-life character of Salinger. Here are a few dialogues by Terence Mann.

19." It's not my fault you wouldn't play catch with your father."

- Terence Mann.

20." Annie Kinsella: If you build what, who will come?

Ray Kinsella: He didn't say."

-'Field of Dreams'.

21." Terence Mann: So this is your penance.

Ray Kinsella: I know. I can't bring my father back...

Terence: So the least you can do is bring back his hero."

-'Field of Dreams'.

22." I want them to stop looking to me for answers, begging me to speak again, write again, be a                                          leader.  I want them to start thinking for themselves. I want my privacy."

- Terence Mann.

Kevin Costner Quotes

The movie is based on a baseball game and Kevin Costner is the lead in the movie. Here are some quotes from him in the film.

23." Mark: You're going to lose your farm, pal.

Ray Kinsella: Come on, it's so big - I mean, how can you lose something so big?"

-'Field of Dreams'.

24." Ray Kinsella: I think I know what 'If you build it, he will come' means.

Ray Kinsella: I think it means that if I build a baseball field out there that Shoeless Joe Jackson will get to come back and play ball again.

Annie Kinsella: Ooh. Why do I not think this is such a good thing?"

-'Field of Dreams'.

25." Ray Kinsella: I did it all. I listened to the voices, I did what they told me, and not once did I ask what's in it for me.

Shoeless Joe Jackson: What are you saying, Ray?

Ray Kinsella: I'm saying, what's in it for me?"

-'Field of Dreams'.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for 'Field Of Dreams' Quotes. Then why not take a look at 'A League of Their Own' quotes and baseball mom quotes.

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