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dreams quotes (89)

He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
Douglas Adams   Category: Dreams

Oh, I was never a businessman. I was a visionary, a dreamer.
Jim Bakker   Category: Dreams

That's what keeps me going: dreaming, inventing, then hoping and dreaming some more in order to keep dreaming.
Joseph Barbera   Category: Dreams

I've always said that one night, I'm going to find myself in some field somewhere, I'm standing on grass, and it's raining, and I'm with the person I love, and I know I'm at the very point I've been dreaming of getting to.
Drew Barrymore   Category: Dreams

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

Dreaming men are haunted men.
Stephen Vincent Benet   Category: Dreams

This is the city of dreamers and time and again it's the place where the greatest dream of all, the American dream, has been tested and has triumphed.
Michael Bloomberg   Category: Dreams

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

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

The world needs dreamers and the world needs doers. But above all, the world needs dreamers who do.
Sarah Ban Breathnach   Category: Dreams

I have always been amazed at the way an ordinary observer lends so much more credence and attaches so much more importance to waking events than to those occurring in dreams... Man... is above all the plaything of his memory.
Andre Breton   Category: Dreams

You know, Willie Wonka said it best: we are the makers of dreams, the dreamers of dreams.
Herb Brooks   Category: Dreams

If you take responsibility for yourself you will develop a hunger to accomplish your dreams.
Les Brown   Category: Dreams

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

Dream manfully and nobly, and thy dreams shall be prophets.
Robert Bulwer-Lytton   Category: Dreams

You can plant a dream.
Anne Campbell   Category: Dreams

Myths are public dreams, dreams are private myths.
Joseph Campbell   Category: Dreams

All the things one has forgotten scream for help in dreams.
Elias Canetti   Category: Dreams

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

I stand for freedom of expression, doing what you believe in, and going after your dreams.
Madonna Ciccone   Category: Dreams

Perhaps life is just that... a dream and a fear.
Joseph Conrad   Category: Dreams

I am accustomed to sleep and in my dreams to imagine the same things that lunatics imagine when awake.
Rene Descartes   Category: Dreams

Was it only by dreaming or writing that I could find out what I thought?
Joan Didion   Category: Dreams

All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.
Walt Disney   Category: Dreams

I don't use drugs, my dreams are frightening enough.
M. C. Escher   Category: Dreams

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   Category: Dreams

When you cease to dream you cease to live.
Malcolm Forbes   Category: Dreams

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.
Anatole France   Category: Dreams

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   Category: Dreams

Only the dreamer shall understand realities, though in truth his dreaming must be not out of proportion to his waking.
Margaret Fuller   Category: Dreams

The most pitiful among men is he who turns his dreams into silver and gold.
Khalil Gibran   Category: Dreams

Yesterday is but today's memory, and tomorrow is today's dream.
Khalil Gibran   Category: Dreams

People need dreams, there's as much nourishment in 'em as food.
Dorothy Gilman   Category: Dreams

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

I am a dreamer. Seriously, I'm living on another planet.
Eva Green   Category: Dreams

We all keep dreaming, and luckily, dreams come true.
Katie Holmes   Category: Dreams

All men of action are dreamers.
James Huneker   Category: Dreams

Dream in a pragmatic way.
Aldous Huxley   Category: Dreams

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

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   Category: Dreams

Writers write. Dreamers talk about it.
Jerry B. Jenkins   Category: Dreams

Whatever you do, never stop dreaming.
Darren L. Johnson   Category: Dreams

Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
Carl Jung   Category: Dreams

Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
Abdul Kalam   Category: Dreams

You have to dream before your dreams can come true.
Abdul Kalam   Category: Dreams

Only things the dreamers make live on. They are the eternal conquerors.
Herbert Kaufman   Category: Dreams

There are those who look at things the way they are, and ask why... I dream of things that never were, and ask why not?
Robert Kennedy   Category: Dreams

All human beings are also dream beings. Dreaming ties all mankind together.
Jack Kerouac   Category: Dreams

People are so busy dreaming the American Dream, fantasizing about what they could be or have a right to be, that they're all asleep at the switch. Consequently we are living in the Age of Human Error.
Florence King   Category: Dreams

Man is a genius when he is dreaming.
Akira Kurosawa   Category: Dreams

The world of men is dreaming, it has gone mad in its sleep, and a snake is strangling it, but it can't wake up.
David Herbert Lawrence   Category: Dreams

All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible.
T. E. Lawrence   Category: Dreams

Living in dreams of yesterday, we find ourselves still dreaming of impossible future conquests.
Charles Lindbergh   Category: Dreams

Everybody's a dreamer.
John Lithgow   Category: Dreams

Take everything easy and quit dreaming and brooding and you will be well guarded from a thousand evils.
Amy Lowell   Category: Dreams

One of the most adventurous things left us is to go to bed. For no one can lay a hand on our dreams.
E. V. Lucas   Category: Dreams

Married or unmarried, young or old, poet or worker, you are still a dreamer, and will one time know, and feel, that your life is but a dream.
Donald G. Mitchell   Category: Dreams

Those who have compared our life to a dream were right... we were sleeping wake, and waking sleep.
Michel de Montaigne   Category: Dreams

Dreams are necessary to life.
Anais Nin   Category: Dreams

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   Category: Dreams

We are near waking when we dream we are dreaming.
Novalis   Category: Dreams

I close my eyes, then I drift away, into the magic night I softly say. A silent prayer, like dreamers do, then I fall asleep to dream my dreams of you.
Roy Orbison   Category: Dreams

We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort.
Jesse Owens   Category: Dreams

Dream and give yourself permission to envision a You that you choose to be.
Joy Page   Category: Dreams

Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.
Edgar Allan Poe   Category: Dreams

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

I was always a dreamer, in childhood especially. People thought I was a little strange.
Charley Pride   Category: Dreams

Strivers achieve what dreamers believe.
Usher Raymond   Category: Dreams

So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable.
Christopher Reeve   Category: Dreams

Dreaming or awake, we perceive only events that have meaning to us.
Jane Roberts   Category: Dreams