“I’ve wrestled with reality…”

 “I’ve wrestled with reality for thirty-five years, doctor, and I’m happy to state I finally won out over it.”
–Elwood P. Dowd (played by Jimmy Stewart)
Harvey
screenplay by Mary Chase and Oscar Brodney
Based on the play by Mary Chase

This is one in a series of quotations.

I’ve been working, from time to time, on a book of quotations for many years.  I call it, “The Mind Boggles”, from one of my favorite quotations.  I do source quotations a bit differently from a lot of people.  In the case of a work of a fiction, I consider that the character said the line…not the author.  As a bit of an author myself (in a minor way), I can tell you…my characters definitely say things that I would never say.  These are all quotations that I’ve collected myself: I’ve read the book, seen the TV episode, and so on. 

Hope you enjoy them!

This post by Bufo Calvin originally appeared in the The Measured Circle blog.

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