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America is not just a democracy, it represents a certain culture of competitive mobility and personality aspirations, politics is not merely a clash of interests, but a clash of dreams.
David Brooks

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

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

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

Dreams have only the pigmentation of fact.
Djuna Barnes

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

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

Everyday was an adventure on the set of California Dreams. You never know what the guys will be up to next. Usually it's something stupid!
Kelly Packard

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

Dreams are true while they last, and do we not live in dreams?
Alfred Lord Tennyson

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

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

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

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

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

An athlete cannot run with money in his pockets. He must run with hope in his heart and dreams in his head.
Emil Zatopek

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

A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.
Zadok Rabinwitz

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

Eager souls, mystics and revolutionaries, may propose to refashion the world in accordance with their dreams; but evil remains, and so long as it lurks in the secret places of the heart, utopia is only the shadow of a dream
Nathaniel Hawthorne

Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe. [On how to be a successful athlete]
Gail Devers

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

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

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

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

The interpretation of dreams is the royal road to knowledge of the unconscious activities of the mind.
Sigmund Freud

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

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

A positive attitude can really make dreams come true - it did for me.
David Bailey

Dreams say what they mean, but they don't say it in daytime language
Gail Godwin

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

Learn from your dreams what you lack.
W H Auden

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

How blessed are some people, whose lives have no fears, no dreads. To whom sleep is a blessing that comes nightly, and brings nothing but sweet dreams [erm quite indeed]
Bram Stoker

Dreams can come true.
Gabrielle

Take, if you must, this little bag of dreams, Unloose the cord, and they will wrap you round.
W B Yeats

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

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

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



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