Dreams Quotes

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

Every manager dreams of a job like this [the England job] and I will be sure to learn English within one month.
Fabio Capello

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

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

How many of our daydreams would darken into nightmares if there seemed any danger of their coming true! - Life and Human Nature
Logan Pearsall Smith

Dreams are today's answers to tomorrow's questions.
Edgar Cayce

We cast away priceless time in dreams, born of imagination, fed upon illusion, and put to death by reality.
Judy Garland

Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do.
Pope John XXIII

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

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

Anyone who has lost track of time when using a computer knows the propensity to dream, the urge to make dreams come true and the tendency to miss lunch.
Tim Berners-Lee

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

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

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

Obviously one must hold oneself responsible for the evil impulses of one's dreams. In what other way can one deal with them? Unless the content of the dream rightly understood is inspired by alien spirits, it is part of my own being.
Sigmund Freud

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

Had I the heavens' embroidered cloths,
Enwrought with golden and silver light,
The blue and the dim and the dark cloths
Of night and light and the half-light,
I would spread the cloths under your feet:
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

Follow your dreams, because you wouldn't want it so bad if you couldn't have it. The universe gives you these dreams because you can have them. If you're willing to work for it, you can have anything you want.
Michael Flatley

Dreams are the touchstones of our character.
Henry David Thoreau

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

If some books are deemed most baneful and their sale forbid, how, then, with deadlier facts, not dreams of doting men? Those whom books will hurt will not be proof against events. Events, not books, should be forbid.
Herman Melville

Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.
Langston Hughes

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

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

He [Peter Pan] is a metaphor for dreams and faith.
Mark Burnett

Dreams will get you nowhere, a good kick in the pants will take you a long way.
Baltasar Gracian

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

Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, thereare still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waitingto be born.
Dale Turner

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

'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

It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
Erma Bombeck

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

My dreams were all my own; I accounted for them to nobody; they were my refuge when annoyed - my dearest pleasure when free.
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

A dream is a scripture, and many scriptures are nothing but dreams.
Umberto Eco

Dreams are the seeds of change.
Debby Boone

Unpinned even by rudimentary notions of time and space, dreams float or flash by, leaving in their wake trails of unease, hopes and fears.
Stephen Brook

Winning a medal is what every athlete dreams of, and if it is the Olympic gold then that is the icing on the cake
Jeff Fenech

The real hero is always a hero by mistake; he dreams of being an honest coward like everybody else.
Umberto Eco

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

If thou shouldst never see my face again, pray for my soul. More things are wrought by prayer than this world dreams of.
Alfred Lord Tennyson

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

Ideologies separate us. Dreams and anguish bring us together
Eugene Ionesco

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

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

Old age realizes the dreams of youth: look at Dean Swift; in his youth he built an asylum for the insane, in his old age he was himself an inmate.
Soren Kierkegaard

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

Saddle your dreams before you ride 'em.
Mary Webb

A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.
John Barrymore

Follow your dreams, believe in yourself and don't give up, and you will achieve success in what you set out to do.
Rachel Corrie

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



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