From dreams come true to nightmares, dreams have been the impetus of nearly everyone's actions at some point. Much has been said about dreams, and through dreams, through the years. Here are some of the very best quotes on dreams...
Hope is a waking dream.
I know how men in exile feed on dreams of hope.
He felt that his whole life was some kind of dream and he sometimes wondered whose it was and whether they were enjoying it.
To accomplish great things, we must dream as well as act.
To want to be what one can be is purpose in life.
Human beings have an inalienable right to invent themselves.
The wisest men follow their own direction.
Keep true to the dreams of thy youth.
--Friedrich von Schiller
You see things; and you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say, "Why not?"
--George Bernard Shaw
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
--Edgar Allan Poe
They say dreams are the windows of the soul--take a peek and you can see the inner workings, the nuts and bolts.
Dreams surely are difficult, confusing, and not everything in them is brought to pass for mankind. For fleeting dreams have two gates: one is fashioned of horn and one of ivory. Those which pass through the one of sawn ivory are deceptive, bringing tidings which come to nought, but those which issue from the one of polished horn bring true results when a mortal sees them.
We need men who can dream of things that never were.
--John F. Kennedy
Last night I dreamed I ate a ten-pound marshmallow, and when I woke up the pillow was gone.
Dreams come true. Without that possibility, nature would not incite us to have them.
There is nothing like dream to create the future. Utopia to-day, flesh and blood tomorrow.
It hurts to find out that what you wanted doesn't match what you dreamed it would be.
--Randy K. Milholland
One must desire something to be alive.
The aim of life is self-development. To realize one's nature perfectly - that is what each of us is here for.
Now, I say to you today my friends, even though we face the difficulties of today and tomorrow, I still have a dream. It is a dream deeply rooted in the American dream. I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: - 'We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal.'
--Martin Luther King Jr.
I've come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that's as unique as a fingerprint - and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the universe to lead you.
There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy.
I do not want to die... until I have faithfully made the most of my talent and cultivated the seed that was placed in me until the last small twig has grown.
It has never been my object to record my dreams, just to realize them.
The key to realizing a dream is to focus not on success but significance - and then even the small steps and little victories along your path will take on greater meaning.
Dreaming permits each and every one of us to be quietly and safely insane every night of our lives.
Dreams that do come true can be as unsettling as those that don't.
The things that one most wants to do are the things that are probably most worth doing.
What if nothing exists and we're all in somebody's dream? Or what's worse, what if only that fat guy in the third row exists?
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