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Dreams Quotes

so convincing were those dreams of being awake that he woke from them in a state of complete exhaustion, and had to go straight back to sleep again. Joseph Heller, Catch 22
If growing up is the process of creating ideas and dreams about what life should be, then maturity is letting go again. Mary Beth Danielson
And dreams in their development have breath, And tears, and tortures, and the touch of joy; They leave a weight upon our waking thoughts, They take a weight from off our waking toils, They do divide our being. Lord Byron
Thoughts are but dreams till their effects be tried. William Shakespeare
The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up. Paul Valery
Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly. Langston Hughes
We know not of the future, and cannot plan for it much. But we can hold our spirits and our bodies so pure and high, we may cherish such thoughts and ideals, and dream such dreams of lofty purpose, that we can determine and know what manner of men we will be whenever and wherever the hour stricks that calls to noble action..., No man becomes suddenly different from his habit and cherished thought. Joshua L. Chamberlain, General Commander 20th Maine, Union Forces,
Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men. Johann von Goethe
People who insist on telling their dreams are among the terrors of the breakfast table. Max Beerbohm
The work goes on, the cause endures, the hope still lives and the dreams shall never die. Edward Kennedy
What is life? An illusion, a shadow, a story, And the greatest good is little enough: for all life is a dream, and dreams themselves are only dreams. Pedro Calderon de la Barca, Life is a Dream
It is amazing that our souls -- our eternal essences, with all their hopes an dreams and visions of an eternal world -- are contained within these temporal bodies. Marion Woodman
A sweet thing, for whatever time, to revisit in dreams the dear dad we have lost. Euripides
I have had dreams and I have had nightmares, but I have conquered my nightmares because of my dreams. Dr. Jonas Salk
I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge That myth is more potent than history That dreams are more powerful than facts That hope always triumphs over experience That laughter is the only cure for grief And I believe that love is stronger than death. Robert
Few take up the burden of their own victory: most give up their dreams when they become impossible. Paulo Coelho, The Pilgrimage
Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country. Anais Nin
I prefer to be a dreamer among the humblest, with visions to be realized, than lord among those without dreams and desires. Kahlil Gibran
What distinguishes us one from another is our dreams ...and what we do to make them come about. Joseph Epstein
I believe it to be true that dreams are the true interpreters of our inclinations; but there is art required to sort and understand them. Michel de Montaigne
( quotes are updated each month )