Dreams Quotes

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The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams
Eleanor Roosevelt

I come from a generation where the dreams and aspirations of a whole lot of young men were sacrificed at the altar of getting some kind of menial job.
Bill Dixon

All of us failed to match our dreams of perfection. So I rate us on the basis of our splendid failure to do the impossible.
William Faulkner

My mom taught me to go after my dreams. I have this faith in myself that I must have gotten from her. I believe I can do anything. If I decide I want to be a doctor tomorrow, I'm going to be a doctor.
Amy Jo Johnson

We didn't know how to run a business, but we had dreams and talent.
Ruth Handler

God's gifts put man's best dreams to shame.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning

We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams. - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Roald Dahl

But I, being poor, have only my dreams; I have spread my dreams under your feet; Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.
W B Yeats

'What else should our lives be but a continual series of beginnings, of painful settings out into the unknown, pushing off from the edges of consciousness into the mystery of what we have not yet become, except in dreams that blow in from out there bearing the fragrance of islands we have not yet sighted in our waking hours...' (David Malouf, An Imaginary Life, p.135)
David Malouf

Dreams are, by definition, cursed with short life spans.
Candice Bergen

'I whimper like a little girl.' - when he has bad dreams
Hugh Grant

No one should negotiate their dreams. Dreams must be free to fly high. No government, no legislature, has a right to limit your dreams. You should never agree to surrender your dreams
Jesse Jackson

A thousand creeds and battle cries,
A thousand warring social schemes,
A thousand new moralities
And twenty thousand, thousand dreams.
Alfred Noyes

Dreams get you into the future and add excitement to the present.
Robert Conklin

Dreams are nothing but incoherent ideas, occasioned by partial or imperfect sleep.
Benjamin Rush

Everything changed for me this year [2007] because I married the man I love and had the wedding of my dreams.
Eva Longoria

I'm just so proud of myself. You always have these dreams about winning, but you never think your dreams will be reality.
Christine Ohuruogu

We all dream; we do not understand our dreams, yet we act as if nothing strange goes on in our sleep minds, strange at least by comparison with the logical, purposeful doings of our minds when we are awake.
Erich Fromm

I'm constantly having dreams where I'm incarcerated again or being chased by the police. That's the most horrible dream.
Mark Wahlberg

In the days that follow, look at our airports, look at our seaports, and look at our railway stations. And even after your cowardly attacks, people from the rest of Britain, people from around the world will arrive in London to become Londoners and to fulfil their dreams and achieve their potential
Ken Livingstone

Divorce and hard times at school, all those things combined to mould me, to make me grow up quicker. And it gave me the drive to pursue my dreams that I wouldn't necessarily have had otherwise.
Christina Aguilera

Who so regardeth dreams is like him that catcheth at a shadow, and followeth after the wind. [Ecclesiasticus 34:2]
Bible

Later, however, I came to recognize the objective nature of these dreams or fantasies ... Thus it was that I gradually came to acknowledge that such fantasies or dreams are neither meaningless nor purely arbitrary but rather convey a sort of 'second meaning' of the terms applied.
Wolfgang Pauli

The fear of suffering is worse than suffering itself. And no heart ever suffered when it went in search of its dreams.
Paulo Coelho

When our memories outweigh our dreams, we have grown old.
Bill Clinton

Dreams are real as long as they last. Can we say more of life?
Havelock Ellis

It is the logic of our times, No subject for immortal verse- That we who lived by honest dreams Defend the bad against the worse. ('Where are the War Poets?')
C Day-Lewis

To the degree we're not living our dreams, our comfort zone has more control of us than we have over ourselves.
Peter McWilliams

Learn from your dreams what you lack.
W H Auden

If dreams can be portents of what is to come, then I had my fair share if forewarning before my life was stolen away.
Charles De Lint

'If you want anything to actually change or to move ahead in your life you actually have to do it yourself, you canīt sit there and wait for somebody or talk about what you might want, you know, you should actually keep dreams and desires inside and let them burn a little bit, and then they might come true'
Russell Crowe

The American Dream has run out of gas. The car has stopped. It no longer supplies the world with its images, its dreams, its fantasies. No more. It's over. It supplies the world with its nightmares now: the Kennedy assassination, Watergate, Vietnam...
J G Ballard

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you've imagined. As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler.
Henry David Thoreau

Dreams pass into the reality of action. From the actions stems the dream again; and this interdependence produces the highest form of living.
Anais Nin

Was I the perfect mum? No... I think you have to let them follow their dreams, I think it would be worse in the end if you didn't
Lynne Spears

Our dreams drench us in senses, and senses steps us again in dreams.
Amos Bronson Alcott

'You can always dream, and your dreams will come true, but you have to make them come true.'
Michael Jackson

Dreams, ideas, and plans not only are an escape, they give me purpose, a reason to hang on.
Steven Callahan

'So come with me, where dreams are born, and time is never planned. Just think of happy things, and your heart will fly on wings, forever, in Never Never Land!'
Peter Pan

All books are either dreams or swords,
You can cut, or you can drug, with words
Amy Lowell

Dreams have only one owner at a time. That's why dreamers are lonely.
Erma Bombeck

This country has helped define me and make my dreams come true [on the US]
Jim Carrey

When Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from uneasy dreams he found himself transformed in his bed into a gigantic insect.
Franz Kafka

My own dreams fortunately came true in this great state. I became Mr. Universe; I became a successful businessman. And even though some people say I still speak with a slight accent, I have reached the top of the acting profession.
Arnold Schwarzenegger

Dreams have only the pigmentation of fact.
Djuna Barnes

Only in our dreams are we free. The rest of the time we need wages.
Terry Pratchett

The chambers in the house of dreams
Are fed with so divine an air, That
Time's hoary wings grow young therein,
And they who walk there are most fair.
Francis Thompson

Friends... they cherish one another's hopes. They are kind to one another's dreams.
Henry David Thoreau

We need to give ourselves permission to act out our dreams and visions, not look for more sensations, more phenomena, but live our strongest dreams - even if it takes a lifetime.
Vijali Hamilton

In dreams the truth is learned that all good works are done in the absence of a caress.
Leonard Cohen



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