Quotes and Sayings about Dreams



"I tell kids to pursue their basketball dreams, but I tell them to not let that be their only dream."
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
(Related: Dreams, Basketball, Kids)

"With Shakespeare and poetry, a new world was born. New dreams, new desires, a self consciousness was born. I desired to know to know myself in terms of the new standards set by these books."
- Peter Abrahams
(Related: Dreams, Poetry, Books, Consciousness, Self, Shakespeare, World)

"I might be writing what people expect me to write, writing from that place where I might be ruled by economic considerations. To overcome that, I started working with my dreams, because I'm not so censored when I use dream material."
- Kathy Acker
(Related: Dreams, People, Writing)

"I know how men in exile feed on dreams."
- Aeschylus
(Related: Dreams, Men)

"My parent's divorce and hard times at school, all those things combined to mold 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
(Related: Dreams, Divorce, School)

"My mother taught me that we all have the power to achieve our dreams. What I lacked was the courage."
- Clay Aiken
(Related: Power, Dreams, Mother, Courage)

"Our dreams drench us in senses, and senses steps us again in dreams."
- Amos Bronson Alcott
(Related: Dreams, Senses)

"Our theme for this year's festivities, Dreams and Challenges of Asian Pacific Americans, speaks to the many generations of Asian Pacific Americans who worked hard to overcome economic hardship, racism and other barriers in their pursuit of the American dream."
- Lucille Roybal Allard
(Related: Dreams, American, Americans, Festivities, Generations, Hardship, Pursuit, Racism)

"Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil."
- James Allen
(Related: Dreams, Vision, Day, Promise, Prophecy)

"The greatest achievement was at first and for a time a dream. The oak sleeps in the acorn, the bird waits in the egg, and in the highest vision of the soul a waking angel stirs. Dreams are the seedlings of realities."
- James Allen
(Related: Dreams, Time, Soul, Achievement, Vision, First, Oak, Waking)

"Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil."
- James Lane Allen
(Related: Dreams, Vision, Day, Promise, Prophecy)

"I'm aware of the mystery around us, so I write about coincidences, premonitions, emotions, dreams, the power of nature, magic."
- Isabel Allende
(Related: Power, Dreams, Nature, Emotions, Magic, Mystery)

"Not only the priceless heritage of our fathers, of our seamen, of our Empire builders is being thrown away in a war that serves no British interests - but our alliance leader Stalin dreams of nothing but the destruction of that heritage of our fathers?"
- John Amery
(Related: Dreams, War, Leader, Alliance, Being, Destruction, Fathers, Nothing, Seamen)

"We had common interests in the beauty of the French language. We both had a tremendous love of jazz. We shared dreams of getting married and having a family, living in the country, leading an idyllic life."
- David Amram
(Related: Beauty, Dreams, Life, Love, Family, Country, Jazz, Language, Leading, Living)

"I love to fly. I always wanted to fly. It's been one of my dreams since I was 3 years old. I remember saying to my mom, 3 years old, every day, 'I can fly!' Living on the ninth floor, it was dangerous."
- Elena Anaya
(Related: Dreams, Love, Mom, Day, Living, Old, Saying, Years)

"When we are motivated by goals that have deep meaning, by dreams that need completion, by pure love that needs expressing, then we truly live."
- Greg Anderson
(Related: Dreams, Love, Goals, Completion, Deep, Meaning, Needs)

"When you stop having dreams and ideals - well, you might as well stop altogether."
- Marian Anderson
(Related: Dreams, Ideals)

"As you look back at your life, there are just a million different things that have happened, just in the right way, to allow you to make your dreams come true. And you know, someone has all that under control."
- Michael P. Anderson
(Related: Dreams, Life, Control, Right)

"O reason, reason, abstract phantom of the waking state, I had already expelled you from my dreams, now I have reached a point where those dreams are about to become fused with apparent realities: now there is only room here for myself."
- Louis Aragon
(Related: Dreams, Now, Reason, State, Waking)

"Never in my wildest dreams did I entertain the idea that I would become a fashion designer."
- Giorgio Armani
(Related: Dreams, Idea, Fashion)

"Tell me about yourself - your struggles, your dreams, your telephone number."
- Peter Arno
(Related: Dreams)

"My work is to reach people with ideas, hopes, dreams, encouragement, insight, and revelation. That's what an actor wants to do."
- John Astin
(Related: Work, Dreams, People, Ideas, Actor, Encouragement)

"Learn from your dreams what you lack."
- W. H. Auden
(Related: Dreams)

"The great function of poetry is to give back to us the situations of our dreams."
- Gaston Bachelard
(Related: Dreams, Poetry)

"I'd really like to get the girl, shoot the gun, drive the car, have fun. I even have these kind of action dreams, where I'm the action guy."
- Kevin Bacon
(Related: Car, Dreams, Action, Fun)

"A positive attitude can really make dreams come true - it did for me."
- David Bailey
(Related: Dreams, Attitude, Positive)

"My life has been a continuous fulfillment of dreams. It appears that everything I saw and did has a new, and perhaps, more significant meaning, every time I see it. The earth is good. It is a privilege to live thereon."
- Liberty Hyde Bailey
(Related: Life, Time, Dreams, Earth, Fulfillment, Meaning, Privilege)

"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
(Related: Car, Dreams, American, Assassination, Vietnam, World)

"There's always going to be dreams and goals I have, but I never really tell people what they are."
- Tyra Banks
(Related: Dreams, People, Goals)

"For all life is a dream, and dreams themselves are only dreams."
- Pedro Calderon de la Barca
(Related: Dreams, Life)

"For even in dreams a good deed is not lost."
- Pedro Calderon de la Barca
(Related: Dreams, Deed)

"What is life? A madness. What is life? An illusion, a shadow, a story. And the greatest good is little enough; for all life is a dream, and dreams themselves are only dreams."
- Pedro Calderon de la Barca
(Related: Dreams, Life, Illusion, Madness, Shadow)

"It is great good health to believe, as the Hindus do, that there are 33 million gods and goddesses in the world. It is great good health to want to understand one's dreams. It is great good health to desire the ambiguous and paradoxical."
- Clive Barker
(Related: Health, Dreams, Gods, Desire, Want, World)

"Dreams have only the pigmentation of fact."
- Djuna Barnes
(Related: Dreams, Fact)

"Dreams do come true, if we only wish hard enough, You can have anything in life if you will sacrifice everything else for it."
- James M. Barrie
(Related: Dreams, Life, Sacrifice, Will)

"I'm particularly proud of my reluctance to share my dreams with anyone."
- Todd Barry
(Related: Dreams)

"A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams."
- John Barrymore
(Related: Dreams, Man, Old)

"We are people with all the hopes, dreams, passions, and faults of everyone else. Eighty percent of us are born into families with no history of dwarfism."
- Billy Barty
(Related: History, Dreams, People, Faults)

"Intellectual despair results in neither weakness nor dreams, but in violence. It is only a matter of knowing how to give vent to one's rage; whether one only wants to wander like madmen around prisons, or whether one wants to overturn them."
- Georges Bataille
(Related: Dreams, Despair, Results, Violence, Weakness)

"Google is a global Rorschach test. We see in it what we want to see. Google has built an infrastructure that makes a lot of dreams closer to reality."
- John Battelle
(Related: Dreams, Reality, Want)

"Common sense tells us that the things of the earth exist only a little, and that true reality is only in dreams."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Dreams, Common sense, Earth, Reality)

"Like dreams, statistics are a form of wish fulfillment."
- Jean Baudrillard
(Related: Dreams, Fulfillment, Statistics)

"If there were dreams to sell, what would you buy?"
- Thomas Lovell Beddoes
(Related: Dreams)

"People who insist on telling their dreams are among the terrors of the breakfast table."
- Max Beerbohm
(Related: Dreams, People)

"We must stop talking about the American dream and start listening to the dreams of Americans."
- Max Beerbohm
(Related: Dreams, American, Americans, Listening, Talking)

"In a couple, sometimes, one or both people have to give up their personal life, dreams and ambitions for the good of the family."
- Monica Bellucci
(Related: Dreams, Family, Life, People)

"Acting is fantastic, but to be able to create a whole world on celluloid is amazing. It's like taking your dreams straight from your head and projecting them onto a screen."
- Amber Benson
(Related: Dreams, Acting, World)

"Dreams are, by definition, cursed with short life spans."
- Candice Bergen
(Related: Dreams, Life)

"The human imagination... has great difficulty in living strictly within the confines of a materialist practice or philosophy. It dreams, like a dog in its basket, of hares in the open."
- John Berger
(Related: Dreams, Imagination, Difficulty, Living, Open, Philosophy, Practice)

"That disturbs people when they know they didn't have the guts or integrity to stick to their dreams."
- Sandra Bernhard
(Related: Dreams, People, Integrity)

"Don't think your dreams don't come true, because they do. You'd better be careful what you wish for. And I truly and honestly - one day I am doing the 'Beaver' show and I said, 'This is the show I have always wanted to do.'"
- Barbara Billingsley
(Related: Dreams, Day)

"The armored cars of dreams, contrived to let us do so many a dangerous thing."
- Elizabeth Bishop
(Related: Dreams)

"Your mind, while blessed with permanent memory, is cursed with lousy recall. Written goals provide clarity. By documenting your dreams, you must think about the process of achieving them."
- Gary Ryan Blair
(Related: Dreams, Goals, Clarity, Memory, Mind)

"Thanking you once more, I want to wish you the best of luck for your future life and to conclude by saying to you: Dream your dreams and may they come true!"
- Felix Bloch
(Related: Dreams, Life, Future, Luck, May, Saying, Want)

"A friend told me that teenage girls are always looking for someone to pin their dreams on. That doesn't make it any less weird though."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Dreams, Friend, Girls, Teenage)

"Ironically, it is exactly because we are a city that embraces freedom, that welcomes everyone and encourages their dreams, that New York remains on the front lines in the war on terror."
- Michael Bloomberg
(Related: War, Dreams, Freedom, Terror)

"It is exactly because we are a city that embraces freedom, that welcomes everyone and encourages their dreams, that New York remains on the front lines in the war on terror."
- Michael Bloomberg
(Related: War, Dreams, Freedom, Terror)

"You can't break my spirit, it's my dreams you take."
- James Blunt
(Related: Dreams, Spirit)

"It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else."
- Erma Bombeck
(Related: Dreams, Courage)

"Dreams have only one owner at a time. That's why dreamers are lonely."
- Erma Bombeck
(Related: Dreams, Time, Lonely)

"Take pleasure in your dreams; relish your principles and drape your purest feelings on the heart of a precious lover."
- Giotto di Bondone
(Related: Dreams, Feelings, Heart, Pleasure, Principles)

"Let us keep the dance of rain our fathers kept and tread our dreams beneath the jungle sky."
- Arna Bontemps
(Related: Dreams, Dance, Fathers, Jungle, Rain, Sky)

"Dreams are the seeds of change. Nothing ever grows without a seed, and nothing ever changes without a dream."
- Debby Boone
(Related: Dreams, Change, Nothing)

"If you dream the proper dreams, and share the myths with people, they will want to grow up to be like you."
- Ray Bradbury
(Related: Dreams, People, Myths, Want, Will)

"But I am delighted to be a Dodger, I grew up a Dodger fan and now my dreams have really come true."
- Milton Bradley
(Related: Dreams, Now)

"We can bring to characters dark and bright sides that nobody even dreams about."
- Sonia Braga
(Related: 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
(Related: Dreams, Events, Importance, Man, Memory, Waking)

"The human heart has hidden treasures, In secret kept, in silence sealed; The thoughts, the hopes, the dreams, the pleasures, Whose charms were broken if revealed."
- Charlotte Bronte
(Related: Dreams, Heart, Thoughts, Silence)

"I have dreamed in my life, dreams that have stayed with me ever after, and changed my ideas; they have gone through and through me, like wine through water, and altered the color of my mind."
- Emily Bronte
(Related: Dreams, Life, Ideas, Mind, Water, Wine)

"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
(Related: Dreams, Politics, America, Aspirations, Culture, Democracy, Personality)

"You know, Willie Wonka said it best: we are the makers of dreams, the dreamers of dreams."
- Herb Brooks
(Related: Dreams)

"We should be dreaming. We grew up as kids having dreams, but now we're too sophisticated as adults, as a nation. We stopped dreaming. We should always have dreams."
- Herb Brooks
(Related: Dreams, Kids, Nation, Now)

"In my dreams I am not crippled. In my dreams, I dance."
- Louise Brooks
(Related: Dreams, Dance)

"Follow your dreams. Just make sure to have fun too."
- Chris Brown
(Related: Dreams, Fun)

"Help others achieve their dreams and you will achieve yours."
- Les Brown
(Related: Dreams, Help, Will)

"A lot of people do not muster the courage to live their dreams because they are afraid to die."
- Les Brown
(Related: Dreams, People, Courage)

"We must look for ways to be an active force in our own lives. We must take charge of our own destinies, design a life of substance and truly begin to live our dreams."
- Les Brown
(Related: Design, Dreams, Life, Force)

"Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears."
- Les Brown
(Related: Dreams, Living)

"It takes someone with a vision of the possibilities to attain new levels of experience. Someone with the courage to live his dreams."
- Les Brown
(Related: Dreams, Experience, Courage, Vision, Possibilities)

"If you take responsibility for yourself you will develop a hunger to accomplish your dreams."
- Les Brown
(Related: Dreams, Hunger, Responsibility, Will)

"A horse is the projection of peoples' dreams about themselves - strong, powerful, beautiful - and it has the capability of giving us escape from our mundane existence."
- Pam Brown
(Related: Dreams, Existence, Giving)

"God's gifts put man's best dreams to shame."
- Elizabeth Barrett Browning
(Related: Dreams, God, Gifts, Man, Shame)

"There's a lot of blood, sweat, and guts between dreams and success."
- Paul Bryant
(Related: Dreams, Success, Blood)

"Dream manfully and nobly, and thy dreams shall be prophets."
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
(Related: Dreams)

"The work of an advertising agency is warmly and immediately human. It deals with human needs, wants, dreams and hopes. Its 'product' cannot be turned out on an assembly line."
- Leo Burnett
(Related: Dreams, Work, Advertising, Deals, Needs)

"I heard my name associated with the Peter Pan syndrome more than once. But really, what's so wrong with Peter Pan? Peter Pan flies. He is a metaphor for dreams and faith."
- Mark Burnett
(Related: Dreams, Faith, Flies, Metaphor, Name, Wrong)

"I think people tend to see the bigger point, which is maybe not fitting in and feeling like you didn't have the childhood that you expected you would have, or that you felt lonely or struggled with drugs and alcohol or just that you were able to achieve your dreams."
- Augusten Burroughs
(Related: Dreams, People, Alcohol, Childhood, Drugs, Feeling, Lonely)

"The way to kill a man or a nation is to cut off his dreams, the way the whites are taking care of the Indians: killing their dreams, their magic, their familiar spirits."
- William S. Burroughs
(Related: Dreams, Care, Killing, Magic, Man, Nation, Spirits)

"Mr. Tennyson has said that more things are wrought by prayer than this world dreams of, but he wisely refrains from saying whether they are good or bad things."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Dreams, Prayer, Saying, World)

"I was a great dreamer of day dreams."
- Abraham Cahan
(Related: Dreams, Day)

"My dreams are all follies."
- Taylor Caldwell
(Related: Dreams)

"There are many talented people who haven't fulfilled their dreams because they over thought it, or they were too cautious, and were unwilling to make the leap of faith."
- James Cameron
(Related: Dreams, Faith, Thought, People)

"Myths are public dreams, dreams are private myths."
- Joseph Campbell
(Related: Dreams, Myths, Public)

"All the things one has forgotten scream for help in dreams."
- Elias Canetti
(Related: Dreams, Help)

"You have to be vigorous. That's the only way you are going to get it because everybody has dreams and everybody has goals, but the only people who achieve them are the ones that go after it and don't take no for an answer."
- Nick Cannon
(Related: Dreams, People, Goals)

"In my wildest dreams I never thought - well, I never thought I'd work."
- Steve Carell
(Related: Dreams, Work, Thought)

"IN April 1882 my father died; and I was at once whirled out of my land of dreams into a very different sphere."
- Edward Carpenter
(Related: Dreams, Father, April, Land)

"It is better to risk starving to death then surrender. If you give up on your dreams, what's left?"
- Jim Carrey
(Related: Death, Dreams, Risk, Surrender)

"We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic. Different people, different beliefs, different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams."
- Jimmy Carter
(Related: Dreams, People, Beliefs)

"Dreams are today's answers to tomorrow's questions."
- Edgar Cayce
(Related: Dreams, Answers, Questions, Today, Tomorrow)

"But we can hold our spirits and our bodies so pure and high, we may cherish such thoughts and such ideals, and dream such dreams of lofty purpose, that we can determine and know what manner of men we will be, whenever and wherever the hour strikes and calls to noble action."
- Joshua Chamberlain
(Related: Dreams, Men, Action, Purpose, Thoughts, Ideals, May, Spirits, Will)

"Good dreams don't come cheap, you've got to pay for them and If you just dream when you're asleep this is no way for them to come alive... to survive."
- Harry Chapin
(Related: Dreams)

"People's real hopes and dreams can be distorted and misdirected and packaged until you're not sure what you really want or what you even really need."
- Tracy Chapman
(Related: Dreams, People, Want)

"The Columbia is lost, but the dreams that inspired its crew remain with us."
- Dick Cheney
(Related: Dreams)

"To become truly immortal, a work of art must escape all human limits: logic and common sense will only interfere. But once these barriers are broken, it will enter the realms of childhood visions and dreams."
- Giorgio de Chirico
(Related: Art, Dreams, Work, Childhood, Common sense, Logic, Visions, Will)

"A successful life is one that is lived through understanding and pursuing one's own path, not chasing after the dreams of others."
- Chin-Ning Chu
(Related: Dreams, Life, Successful, Understanding)

"I stand for freedom of expression, doing what you believe in, and going after your dreams."
- Madonna Ciccone
(Related: Dreams, Expression, Freedom)

"Looking back 25 years later, what I may say is that the facts have been far better than the dreams. In the long course of cell life on this earth it remained, for our age for our generation, to receive the full ownership of our inheritance."
- Albert Claude
(Related: Age, Life, Dreams, Earth, Facts, Inheritance, May, Ownership, Years)

"I love to work with the younger kids who are trying to live out their dreams, if in fact that's what they plan on doing after college to take the next step. A very select few have that opportunity so when you do have the opportunity you know, those guys take advantage of it."
- Roger Clemens
(Related: Love, Work, Dreams, Opportunity, College, Fact, Kids, Trying)

"The London Games will be designed for the athletes and we will provide them with the very best venues and the very best conditions to pursue their sporting dreams in London."
- Sebastian Coe
(Related: Dreams, Athletes, Games, London, Will)

"To every people the land is given on condition. Perceived or not, there is a Covenant, beyond the constitution, beyond sovereign guarantee, beyond the nation's sweetest dreams of itself."
- Leonard Cohen
(Related: Dreams, People, Constitution, Land, Nation)

"In dreams the truth is learned that all good works are done in the absence of a caress."
- Leonard Cohen
(Related: Dreams, Truth, Absence)

"Follow your dreams, work hard, practice and persevere. Make sure you eat a variety of foods, get plenty of exercise and maintain a healthy lifestyle."
- Sasha Cohen
(Related: Work, Dreams, Exercise, Practice, Variety)

"I am a child of Hollywood and dreams. To me, to be on the red carpet is the best place in the world."
- Steven Cojocaru
(Related: Dreams, Hollywood, World)

"As I live and am a man, this is an unexaggerated tale - my dreams become the substances of my life."
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge
(Related: Dreams, Life, Man)

"If you want to achieve your dreams, you must follow them, and the best way to follow them is not to think about wanting to be very rich, but to think about doing something that you really want to do."
- Jackie Collins
(Related: Dreams, Want)

"I had some wonderful dreaming meetings. I can't tell you specifically what they've been in the recent months. In the past they've been verbal kinds of messages that he needed to give me. Now they're more dreams of his presence."
- Judy Collins
(Related: Dreams, Meetings, Months, Now, Past)

"I don't dream songs. I'm more apt to write dreams down and then to be able to interpret them into a song. I also tend to get up and write prose in the morning from which will come songs."
- Judy Collins
(Related: Dreams, Prose, Song, Songs, Will)

"Dreams get you into the future and add excitement to the present."
- Robert Conklin
(Related: Dreams, Excitement, Future, Present)

"Follow your dreams, believe in yourself and don't give up."
- Rachel Corrie
(Related: Dreams)

"Only in dreams, in poetry, in play do we sometimes arrive at what we were before we were this thing that, who knows, we are."
- Julio Cortazar
(Related: Dreams, Poetry, Play)

"War is eternity jammed into frantic minutes that will fill a lifetime with dreams and nightmares."
- John Cory
(Related: Dreams, War, Eternity, Will)

"Field of Dreams is probably our generation's It's A Wonderful Life."
- Kevin Costner
(Related: Dreams, Life)

"I'm a big fan of dreams. Unfortunately, dreams are our first casualty in life - people seem to give them up, quicker than anything, for a 'reality.'"
- Kevin Costner
(Related: Dreams, Life, People, First)

"Flying dreams mean that you're doing the right thing with your life."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Dreams, Life, Flying, Right)

"Everybody past a certain age, regardless of how they look on the outside, pretty much constantly dreams of being able to escape from their lives."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Dreams, Age, Being, Past, Pretty)

"People are never more insecure than when they become obsessed with their fears at the expense of their dreams."
- Norman Cousins
(Related: Dreams, People)

"I never felt I would be part of the international scene for 50 caps in my wildest dreams."
- Kenny Cunningham
(Related: Dreams)

"I am so excited to let fans in on how important my relationship with my family is to me. I hope to motivate mothers and daughters to build lifetimes of memories together and inspire kids around the world to live their dreams."
- Miley Cyrus
(Related: Dreams, Family, Hope, Daughters, Fans, Kids, Memories, Mothers, World)

"We used to talk about wanting to get some money, but that's when hip-hop was based on your dreams and your fantasy. The whole thing now is the dreams and fantasies were achieved, and you don't want to make it the focal point. You can't keep beating that dead horse."
- Puff Daddy
(Related: Dreams, Money, Fantasy, Now, Talk, Want)

"What is a television apparatus to man, who has only to shut his eyes to see the most inaccessible regions of the seen and the never seen, who has only to imagine in order to pierce through walls and cause all the planetary Baghdads of his dreams to rise from the dust."
- Salvador Dali
(Related: Dreams, Cause, Eyes, Man, Order, Television)

"I wanted to raise the voice of a lot of the people that I knew growing up, and this was, for the most part, poor people who had extraordinary dreams but also very amazing obstacles."
- Edwidge Danticat
(Related: Dreams, People, Growing up, Obstacles, Poor, Voice)

"In our dreams we are always young."
- Sarah Louise Delany
(Related: Dreams)

"Acting is also working with people who invite you into their dreams and trust you with their innermost being."
- Catherine Deneuve
(Related: Dreams, Trust, People, Acting, Being)

"I am accustomed to sleep and in my dreams to imagine the same things that lunatics imagine when awake."
- Rene Descartes
(Related: Dreams, Sleep)

"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."
- Gail Devers
(Related: Dreams, Faith, Work, Belief, Determination, Vision, Dedication, Hard work)

"So we see Edward as a young man on the road and he meets a giant and he brings the giant to a circus where he meets a Miss Calloway. He sees the woman of his dreams and I am the only one who knows who she is."
- Danny DeVito
(Related: Dreams, Man, Road, Woman)

"I want my boys to have an understanding of people's emotions, their insecurities, people's distress, and their hopes and dreams."
- Princess Diana
(Related: Dreams, People, Boys, Emotions, Understanding, Want)

"I enjoy making solo albums because over the years it's evolved into more of a genuine personal expression of story-telling and day dreams, and I work in a way that has more control."
- Bruce Dickinson
(Related: Work, Dreams, Control, Day, Expression, Years)

"If you're the type of person who has to fulfill your dreams, you've gotta be resourceful to make sure you can do it. I came out to California when I was 21, thinking my New York credentials would take me all the way. I came back home a year later all dejected and a failure."
- Vin Diesel
(Related: Home, Dreams, Failure, Thinking)

"All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them."
- Walt Disney
(Related: Dreams, Courage)

"All your dreams can come true if you have the courage to pursue them."
- Walt Disney
(Related: Dreams, Courage)

"I'd say it's been my biggest problem all my life... it's money. It takes a lot of money to make these dreams come true."
- Walt Disney
(Related: Dreams, Money, Life)

"All art is exorcism. I paint dreams and visions too; the dreams and visions of my time. Painting is the effort to produce order; order in yourself. There is much chaos in me, much chaos in our time."
- Otto Dix
(Related: Art, Dreams, Time, Chaos, Effort, Order, Painting, Visions)

"As a young man you don't notice at all that you were, after all, badly affected. For years afterwards, at least ten years, I kept getting these dreams, in which I had to crawl through ruined houses, along passages I could hardly get through."
- Otto Dix
(Related: Dreams, Houses, Man, Years)

"The man who never dreams, goes slowly mad."
- Thomas Dolby
(Related: Dreams, Man)

"If dreams are like movies, then memories are films about ghosts."
- Adam Duritz
(Related: Dreams, Movies, Memories)

"Reality seems valueless by comparison with the dreams of fevered imaginations; reality is therefore abandoned."
- Emile Durkheim
(Related: Dreams, Reality)

"I'll let you be in my dreams if I can be in yours."
- Bob Dylan
(Related: Dreams)

"I am against nature. I don't dig nature at all. I think nature is very unnatural. I think the truly natural things are dreams, which nature can't touch with decay."
- Bob Dylan
(Related: Nature, Dreams)

"The real hero is always a hero by mistake; he dreams of being an honest coward like everybody else."
- Umberto Eco
(Related: Dreams, Mistake, Being)

"A dream is a scripture, and many scriptures are nothing but dreams."
- Umberto Eco
(Related: Dreams, Nothing, Scripture)

"No person has the right to rain on your dreams."
- Marian Wright Edelman
(Related: Dreams, Rain, Right)

"My imagination completely controls me, and forever feeds the fire that burns with dark red light in my heart by bringing me the best dreams. I've always had a wild imagination, a big heart and a tortured soul so I feel that dark fantasy, love and horror are in my blood."
- Kim Elizabeth
(Related: Imagination, Love, Dreams, Soul, Heart, Blood, Fantasy, Fire, Horror, Light)

"Sometimes dreams are wiser than waking."
- Black Elk
(Related: Dreams, Waking)

"Dreams are real as long as they last. Can we say more of life?"
- Henry Ellis
(Related: Dreams, Life)

"I've been blessed by doing classic plays on Broadway, which was one of my great dreams forever."
- Michael Emerson
(Related: Dreams)

"A man is a god in ruins. When men are innocent, life shall be longer, and shall pass into the immortal, as gently as we awake from dreams."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Dreams, Life, Men, God, Man)

"Judge of your natural character by what you do in your dreams."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Dreams, Character)

"I don't use drugs, my dreams are frightening enough."
- M. C. Escher
(Related: Dreams, Drugs)

"My dreams for the future are simple: work, a happy, healthy family, a lovely long motorcycle ride, and continuing the struggle to awaken people to the need for serious human rights reform."
- Mike Farrell
(Related: Dreams, Family, Work, People, Future, Rights, Human rights, Reform, Struggle)

"I can think of some things that would be fun, but I'm living my dreams."
- Mike Farrell
(Related: Dreams, Fun, Living)

"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
(Related: Dreams, Failure, Perfection)

"Books that distribute things... with as daring a freedom as we use in dreams, put us on our feet again."
- Marsilio Ficino
(Related: Dreams, Books, Feet, Freedom)

"The old studios that mass-produced dreams are gone with the wind, just like the old downtown theaters that were the temples of the dreams."
- Suzanne Fields
(Related: Dreams, Old, Wind)

"To provoke dreams of terror in the slumber of prosperity has become the moral duty of literature."
- Ernst Fischer
(Related: Dreams, Duty, Literature, Prosperity, Terror)

"We grew up founding our dreams on the infinite promise of American advertising. I still believe that one can learn to play the piano by mail and that mud will give you a perfect complexion."
- Zelda Fitzgerald
(Related: Dreams, Advertising, American, Founding, Infinite, Mail, Play, Promise, Will)

"She still talks to me now, only now she talks to me in my dreams. And I can't wait to go to sleep tonight because we have a lot to talk about. I love you."
- Jamie Foxx
(Related: Love, Dreams, Now, Sleep, Talk)

"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
(Related: Dreams, Being, Content, Evil, Impulses, Spirits)

"The interpretation of dreams is the royal road to a knowledge of the unconscious activities of the mind."
- Sigmund Freud
(Related: Dreams, Knowledge, Mind, Road, Unconscious)

"Dreams are often most profound when they seem the most crazy."
- Sigmund Freud
(Related: Dreams)

"Our citizens and those who have gone before us charted the broad outlines of where we need to go, and they would envy our opportunity to translate those dreams into action. And I believe they will judge us very harshly should we fail to act."
- Dave Freudenthal
(Related: Dreams, Opportunity, Action, Envy, Will)

"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
(Related: Dreams, Act, Nothing, Sleep)

"Both dreams and myths are important communications from ourselves to ourselves. If we do not understand the language in which they are written, we miss a great deal of what we know and tell ourselves in those hours when we are not busy manipulating the outside world."
- Erich Fromm
(Related: Dreams, Language, Myths, World)

"I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death."
- Robert Fulghum
(Related: Death, Dreams, Imagination, Love, Experience, History, Knowledge, Hope, Cure, Facts, Grief, Laughter, Myth)

"Whatever dreams I have wished have come true."
- Annette Funicello
(Related: Dreams)

"Here Fashion is a despot, and no one dreams of evading its dictates."
- Marguerite Gardiner
(Related: Dreams, Fashion)

"Talking, talking. Spinning a web of words, pale walls of dreams, between myself and all I see."
- John Gardner
(Related: Dreams, Talking, Words)

"We cast away priceless time in dreams, born of imagination, fed upon illusion, and put to death by reality."
- Judy Garland
(Related: Death, Time, Dreams, Imagination, Illusion, Reality)

"I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot."
- Bill Gates
(Related: Dreams, Chance, Fact)

"Life being what it is, one dreams of revenge."
- Paul Gauguin
(Related: Dreams, Life, Being, Revenge)

"I think I usually have quite ordinary dreams. Sometimes my dreams take me to other dimensions. I can travel in my mind especially when I'm dreaming I focus my mind on what I want to dream. If I want to fly, I focus on flying."
- Uri Geller
(Related: Dreams, Travel, Flying, Focus, Mind, Want)

"Worse than not realizing the dreams of your youth, would be to have been young and never dreamed at all."
- Jean Genet
(Related: Dreams, Youth)

"Computers are magnificent tools for the realization of our dreams, but no machine can replace the human spark of spirit, compassion, love, and understanding."
- Louis Gerstner
(Related: Computers, Dreams, Love, Compassion, Machine, Spirit, Tools, Understanding)

"Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity."
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Trust, Dreams, Eternity)

"The most pitiful among men is he who turns his dreams into silver and gold."
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Dreams, Men, Gold)

"I prefer to be a dreamer among the humblest, with visions to be realized, than lord among those without dreams and desires."
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Dreams, Visions)

"Dreaming in public is an important part of our job description, as science writers, but there are bad dreams as well as good dreams. We're dreamers, you see, but we're also realists, of a sort."
- William Gibson
(Related: Dreams, Science, Job, Public, Writers)

"People need dreams, there's as much nourishment in 'em as food."
- Dorothy Gilman
(Related: Food, Dreams, People)

"Our dreams are firsthand creations, rather than residues of waking life. We have the capacity for infinite creativity; at least while dreaming, we partake of the power of the Spirit, the infinite Godhead that creates the cosmos."
- Jackie Gleason
(Related: Dreams, Power, Life, Creativity, Cosmos, Infinite, Spirit, Waking)

"And they were writing scripts where Christine had hit the glass ceiling. And I always thought Christine would never hit the glass ceiling. I thought her dreams would take her. Maybe her dreams wouldn't take her where she wanted, but she still had her dreams."
- Sharon Gless
(Related: Dreams, Thought, Writing)

"Dreams say what they mean, but they don't say it in daytime language."
- Gail Godwin
(Related: Dreams, Language)

"Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(Related: Dreams, Men, Power)

"Jazz to me is a living music. It's a music that since its beginning has expressed the feelings, the dreams, hopes, of the people."
- Dexter Gordon
(Related: Music, Dreams, People, Feelings, Beginning, Jazz, Living)

"As far as my dreams go, all I want to do is be a working actor, and I happily achieved that."
- Lucas Grabeel
(Related: Dreams, Actor, Want)

"Dreams will get you nowhere, a good kick in the pants will take you a long way."
- Baltasar Gracian
(Related: Dreams, Will)

"There's nothing as exciting as a comeback - seeing someone with dreams, watching them fail, and then getting a second chance."
- Rachel Griffiths
(Related: Dreams, Chance, Nothing)

"It was a lovely opportunity for the first time in my whole career to stand up and thank people who are really responsible for me getting to realize my dreams."
- Rachel Griffiths
(Related: Dreams, Time, People, Opportunity, Career, First)

"There's a good deal in common between the mind's eye and the TV screen, and though the TV set has all too often been the boobtube, it could be, it can be, the box of dreams."
- Ursula K. Le Guin
(Related: Dreams, Eye, Mind)

"We control the content of our dreams."
- Thom Gunn
(Related: Dreams, Control, Content)

"I am consumed with the fear of failing. Reaching deep down and finding confidence has made all my dreams come true."
- Arsenio Hall
(Related: Dreams, Fear, Confidence, Deep)

"I understand it's my role to realize people's dreams."
- Ayumi Hamasaki
(Related: Dreams, People)

"I don't have dreams. How can I say it? I myself am a dream."
- Ayumi Hamasaki
(Related: Dreams)

"They were using the dolls to project their dreams of their own futures as adult women."
- Ruth Handler
(Related: Dreams, Women, Project)

"We didn't know how to run a business, but we had dreams and talent."
- Ruth Handler
(Related: Dreams, Business, Talent)

"Seems like God don't see fit to give the black man nothing but dreams - but He did give us children to make them dreams seem worthwhile."
- Lorraine Hansberry
(Related: Dreams, God, Children, Man, Nothing)

"You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands - your own."
- Mark Victor Hansen
(Related: Dreams, Control, Goals, Destiny, Future, Want)

"Wide awake I can make my most fantastic dreams come true."
- Lorenz Hart
(Related: Dreams)

"I've succeeded beyond my wildest dreams - financially and the amount of fun I have in my life."
- Phil Hartman
(Related: Dreams, Life, Fun)

"If you choose not to pursue your dreams, you'll still be a part of a dream - only it will be someone else's."
- Mike Hawkins
(Related: Dreams, Will)

"Have you ever wondered why young people take to music like fish to water? Maybe it's because music is fun. Plan and simple. It opens up their minds to dream great dreams about where they can go and what they can do when they get older."
- Isaac Hayes
(Related: Dreams, Music, People, Fish, Fun, Water)

"We in the majority have worked hard to empower people to create opportunities, to make jobs, to do things that turn America into a place where people can achieve their dreams."
- Robin Hayes
(Related: Dreams, People, America, Jobs, Majority)

"I'm sick of following my dreams. I'm just going to ask them where they're goin', and hook up with them later."
- Mitch Hedberg
(Related: Dreams)

"I want to keep my dreams, even bad ones, because without them, I might have nothing all night long."
- Joseph Heller
(Related: Dreams, Night, Nothing, Want)

"I like dreams of the future better than the history of the past."
- Patrick Henry
(Related: Dreams, History, Future, Past)

"There are no dreams too large, no innovation unimaginable and no frontiers beyond our reach."
- John S. Herrington
(Related: Dreams, Innovation)

"Technology has a great advantage in that we are capable of creating dinosaurs and show them on the screen even though they are extinct 65 million years. All of a sudden, we have a fantastic tool that is as good as dreams are."
- Werner Herzog
(Related: Dreams, Technology, Years)

"Cherish your visions and your dreams, as they are the children of your soul; the blueprints of your ultimate achievements."
- Napolean Hill
(Related: Dreams, Soul, Children, Visions)

"Man, alone, has the power to transform his thoughts into physical reality; man, alone, can dream and make his dreams come true."
- Napoleon Hill
(Related: Dreams, Power, Thoughts, Man, Reality)

"Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements."
- Napoleon Hill
(Related: Dreams, Soul, Children, Visions)

"I'm following my dreams and doing what I love as a designer. I did not want to be one of those kids with a famous last name that doesn't do anything. That is very unfulfilling to me and I'm very happy."
- Nicky Hilton
(Related: Dreams, Love, Famous, Kids, Name, Want)

"They should hold themselves absolutely upon the immovable foundation of truth and nature, whereby alone they can save themselves from misapprehensions and from the danger of being entirely carried away from reality into mere dreams and fictions."
- Ethan A. Hitchcock
(Related: Dreams, Nature, Truth, Being, Danger, Reality)

"Dreams are a scientific fact."
- Robyn Hitchcock
(Related: Dreams, Fact)

"I thin many people's deviant behavior starts with dreams because dreams are so non-linear... as if there's an assumption that everything has to be linear or has to be plotted."
- Robyn Hitchcock
(Related: Dreams, People, Behavior)

"You can't censor people's dreams."
- Robyn Hitchcock
(Related: Dreams, People)

"We do not really feel grateful toward those who make our dreams come true; they ruin our dreams."
- Eric Hoffer
(Related: Dreams, Ruin)

"I feel more influenced in my own work by dreams than I do by other writers' works in a way. Or by popular culture, movies - what else is there to write about than love and loss?"
- Alice Hoffman
(Related: Dreams, Love, Movies, Work, Culture, Loss, Popular, Writers)

"All the characters in my books are imagined, but all have a bit of who I am in them - much like the characters in your dreams are all formed by who you are."
- Alice Hoffman
(Related: Dreams, Books)

"We all keep dreaming, and luckily, dreams come true."
- Katie Holmes
(Related: Dreams)

"When your dreams tire, they go underground and out of kindness that's where they stay."
- Libby Houston
(Related: Dreams, Kindness)

"As a child our dreams got scattered all about and all our future prospects got scattered to so many places, and we spend our lives trying to find the little pieces that make up our lives and make up the dreams that we had as a child that got blown away in the windstorm."
- Terrence Howard
(Related: Dreams, Future, Trying)

"Hold fast to your dreams, for without them life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly."
- Langston Hughes
(Related: Life, Dreams)

"I think what every skater dreams of is not only skating the best program they can possibly skate, but, y'know, having the crowd roar at the end, and it was just so loud I couldn't even hear my music."
- Sarah Hughes
(Related: Dreams, Music, End)

"Our life dreams the Utopia. Our death achieves the Ideal."
- Victor Hugo
(Related: Death, Dreams, Life, Utopia)

"Men act out like they're horrified by marriage, but when they find the woman of their dreams, they love it."
- Rachel Hunter
(Related: Love, Men, Dreams, Marriage, Act, Woman)

"We have lost that which has made us great over the generations, and that is the sense of individual and personal responsibility that we can come up, we can pursue our dreams and our aspirations and we won't be blocked by government regulation, by the inability to get a loan as a small business to make our dreams come true."
- Jon Huntsman, Jr.
(Related: Business, Dreams, Government, Aspirations, Generations, Responsibility, Sense)

"It is one of the blessings of this world that few people see visions and dream dreams."
- Zora Neale Hurston
(Related: Dreams, People, Blessings, Visions, World)

"Hollywood has always been a cage... a cage to catch our dreams."
- John Huston
(Related: Dreams, Hollywood)

"Ideologies separate us. Dreams and anguish bring us together."
- Eugene Ionesco
(Related: Dreams)

"We all have our time machines. Some take us back, they're called memories. Some take us forward, they're called dreams."
- Jeremy Irons
(Related: Dreams, Time, Machines, Memories)

"Screenplays I didn't really care about, journalism, travel books, getting my writer friends to write about their dreams or something. I just determined to write the books I had to write."
- Kazuo Ishiguro
(Related: Dreams, Travel, Books, Care, Friends, Journalism, Writer)

"American dreams are strongest in the hearts of those who have seen America only in their dreams."
- Pico Iyer
(Related: Dreams, America, American)

"I think when you move past your fear and you go after your dreams wholeheartedly, you become free. Know what I'm saying? Move past the fear."
- LL Cool J
(Related: Dreams, Fear, Past, Saying)

"We've removed the ceiling above our dreams. There are no more impossible dreams."
- Jesse Jackson
(Related: Dreams)

"Our dreams must be stronger than our memories. We must be pulled by our dreams, rater than pushed by our memories."
- Jesse Jackson
(Related: Dreams, Memories)

"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
(Related: Dreams, Government, Right, Surrender)

"In Nicaragua, liberty, equality and the rule of law were the stuff of dreams. But in Paris I discovered the value of those words."
- Bianca Jagger
(Related: Equality, Dreams, Law, Liberty, Paris, Value, Words)

"Lose your dreams and you might lose your mind."
- Mick Jagger
(Related: Dreams, Mind)

"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Dreams, History, Future, Past)

"My office is at Yankee stadium. Yes, dreams do come true."
- Derek Jeter
(Related: Dreams, Office, Yankee)

"My hero's, my dreams, and my future lie in Yankee Stadium and they can't take that from me."
- Derek Jeter
(Related: Dreams, Lie, Future, Yankee)

"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
(Related: Dreams, Concern, Potential)

"My mom taught me to go after my dreams. I have this faith in myself that I must have gotten from her."
- Amy Jo Johnson
(Related: Faith, Mom, Dreams)

"Some people are so afraid of getting to know themselves that they live and define their lives through the dreams and goals of others."
- Darren L. Johnson
(Related: Dreams, People, Goals)

"Our dreams are made of real things, like a shoebox full of photographs."
- Jack Johnson
(Related: Dreams)

"Don't let your dreams be dreams."
- Jack Johnson
(Related: Dreams)

"Dream small dreams. If you make them too big, you get overwhelmed and you don't do anything. If you make small goals and accomplish them, it gives you the confidence to go on to higher goals."
- John H. Johnson
(Related: Dreams, Goals, Confidence)

"The world is seldom what it seems; to man, who dimly sees, realities appear as dreams, and dreams realities."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Dreams, Man, World)

"In Dreams... well, I was slightly overcompensating with that. I was a bit like a director for hire, so maybe I was putting too much imagery that was familiar to me into it."
- Neil Jordan
(Related: Dreams)

"Believe in love. Believe in magic. Hell, believe in Santa Clause. Believe in others. Believe in yourself. Believe in your dreams. If you don't, who will?"
- Jon Bon Jovi
(Related: Dreams, Love, Hell, Magic, Will)

"Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes."
- Carl Jung
(Related: Dreams, Heart, Vision, Will)

"Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes."
- Carl Jung
(Related: Dreams)

"I never paint dreams or nightmares. I paint my own reality."
- Frida Kahlo
(Related: Dreams, Reality)

"I'll see you in my dreams."
- Gus Kahn
(Related: Dreams)

"You have to dream before your dreams can come true."
- Abdul Kalam
(Related: Dreams)

"Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended."
- Abdul Kalam
(Related: Dreams)

"Love is the most terrible, and also the most generous of the passions; it is the only one which includes in its dreams the happiness of someone else."
- Alphonse Karr
(Related: Dreams, Happiness, Love)

"The work goes on, the cause endures, the hope still lives and the dreams shall never die."
- Edward Kennedy
(Related: Dreams, Work, Hope, Cause)

"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
(Related: Age, Dreams, Old, Youth)

"People's dreams are made out of what they do all day. The same way a dog that runs after rabbits will dream of rabbits. It's what you do that makes your soul, not the other way around."
- Barbara Kingsolver
(Related: Dreams, Soul, People, Day, Will)

"So, I think that Marilyn, what she gave the world, and in many ways Kennedy too, was that they had dreams and they didn't allow anybody to take away their dreams."
- Sally Kirkland
(Related: Dreams, World)

"In the fifties I had dreams about touching a naked woman and she would turn to bronze or the dream about hot dogs chasing donuts through the Lincoln Tunnel."
- Robert Klein
(Related: Dreams, Dogs, Woman)

"I've woken up from dreams and the whole song is there. I'm listening to it in my dreams. I consciously have to wake myself up and get a tape recorder because I hear it like a record."
- Lenny Kravitz
(Related: Dreams, Listening, Song)

"There has been enough suffering in our country, there has been enough of children whose dreams die before they have a chance to grow and there has been enough of our elders who, having served their nation, are forced into indignity in their old age."
- John Agyekum Kufuor
(Related: Age, Dreams, Chance, Children, Country, Nation, Old, Suffering)

"Not all lucid dreams are useful but they all have a sense of wonder about them. If you must sleep through a third of your life, why should you sleep through your dreams, too?"
- Stephen LaBerge
(Related: Dreams, Life, Sense, Sleep, Wonder)

"I worked on my voice for Sweet Dreams, but only to match my speaking voice to Patsy's actual singing voice. That was my way into that character."
- Jessica Lange
(Related: Dreams, Character, Singing, Voice)

"I don't design clothes, I design dreams."
- Ralph Lauren
(Related: Design, Dreams, Clothes)

"People ask how can a Jewish kid from the Bronx do preppy clothes? Does it have to do with class and money? It has to do with dreams."
- Ralph Lauren
(Related: Dreams, People, Money, Class, Clothes)

"I can never decide whether my dreams are the result of my thoughts, or my thoughts the result of my dreams."
- David Herbert Lawrence
(Related: Dreams, Thoughts, Result)

"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
(Related: Dreams, Men, Act, Day, Eyes, May, Night, Open)

"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
(Related: Dreams, Time, Computer)

"I believe in everything until it's disproved. So I believe in fairies, the myths, dragons. It all exists, even if it's in your mind. Who's to say that dreams and nightmares aren't as real as the here and now?"
- John Lennon
(Related: Dreams, Fairies, Mind, Myths, Now)

"I mean, I'm 48 years old and I've been through a lot in my life - you know, loss, whether it be death, illness, separation. I mean, the failed expectations... We all have dreams."
- Annie Lennox
(Related: Dreams, Life, Death, Expectations, Illness, Loss, Old, Separation, Years)

"Within our dreams and aspirations we find our opportunities."
- Sugar Ray Leonard
(Related: Dreams, Aspirations)

"In my childhood, America was like a religion. Then, real-life Americans abruptly entered my life - in jeeps - and upset all my dreams."
- Sergio Leone
(Related: Dreams, Life, Religion, America, Americans, Childhood)

"We use our parents like recurring dreams, to be entered into when needed."
- Doris Lessing
(Related: Dreams, Parents)

"I look up to people who succeed in accomplishing their dreams."
- Joanna Noelle Levesque
(Related: Dreams, People, Succeed)

"The worst thing you can do to a kid is tell them that their dreams are invalid."
- Juliette Lewis
(Related: Dreams)

"Much can be inferred about a man from his mistress: in her one beholds his weaknesses and his dreams."
- Georg C. Lichtenberg
(Related: Dreams, Man)

"It's not my job to dream your dreams. It's my job to make your dreams become a reality."
- Blanche Lincoln
(Related: Dreams, Job, Reality)

"Living in dreams of yesterday, we find ourselves still dreaming of impossible future conquests."
- Charles Lindbergh
(Related: Dreams, Future, Living, Yesterday)

"You have to dream dreams to live dreams."
- Eric Lindros
(Related: Dreams)

"We are selling dreams. We are merchants of happiness."
- Bernard Loiseau
(Related: Happiness, Dreams, Selling)

"The life of a man consists not in seeing visions and in dreaming dreams, but in active charity and in willing service."
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(Related: Life, Dreams, Charity, Man, Service, Visions)

"But are not the dreams of poets and the tales of travellers notoriously false?"
- H. P. Lovecraft
(Related: Dreams, Poets)

"Ocean is more ancient than the mountains, and freighted with the memories and the dreams of Time."
- H. P. Lovecraft
(Related: Dreams, Time, Memories, Mountains, Ocean)

"I never ask a man what his business is, for it never interests me. What I ask him about are his thoughts and dreams."
- H. P. Lovecraft
(Related: Business, Dreams, Thoughts, Man)

"All books are either dreams or swords, you can cut, or you can drug, with words."
- Amy Lowell
(Related: Dreams, Books, Words)

"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
(Related: Dreams, Bed)

"Then I was working in a store in Newark, New Jersey, and I saw an actor in person, and I got so excited. My whole day changed. That's when I decided to challenge myself to make my dreams become a reality."
- Derek Luke
(Related: Dreams, Actor, Challenge, Day, Reality)

"I was working at the store on the Sony studios in Culver City. And I was literally holding a shirt when they came in and told me I'd got the part! It just shows dreams do come true."
- Derek Luke
(Related: Dreams)

"A fulfilling life is different to each person. You have to acknowledge your dreams, and not just wait for life to happen, and opportunities to come knocking at your door."
- Joan Lunden
(Related: Life, Dreams)

"In my dreams I hear again the crash of guns, the rattle of musketry, the strange, mournful mutter of the battlefield."
- Douglas MacArthur
(Related: Dreams)

"If our dreams were more regular, more connected, more stable, they would also have more practical importance for us."
- Ernst Mach
(Related: Dreams, Importance)

"If a man dreams that he has committed a sin before which the sun hid his face, it is often safe to conjecture that, in sheer forgetfulness, he wore a red tie, or brown boots with evening dress."
- Arthur Machen
(Related: Dreams, Dress, Evening, Forgetfulness, Man, Sin, Sun)

"It is all nonsense, to be sure; and so much the greater nonsense inasmuch as the true interpretation of many dreams - not by any means of all dreams - moves, it may be said, in the opposite direction to the method of psycho-analysis."
- Arthur Machen
(Related: Dreams, Direction, May, Nonsense)

"Now, everybody, I suppose, is aware that in recent years the silly business of divination by dreams has ceased to be a joke and has become a very serious science."
- Arthur Machen
(Related: Business, Dreams, Science, Now, Silly, Years)

"I'm sure I have a process, but it mostly takes place in my dreams."
- William H. Macy
(Related: Dreams)

"Always wear cute pyjamas to bed, you'll never know who u will meet in your dreams."
- Joel Madden
(Related: Dreams, Bed, Cute, Will)

"The usual channels of university studies or secretarial work did not appeal to me. I cherished difficult dreams through confidence in myself."
- Ella Maillart
(Related: Dreams, Work, Confidence, University)

"Dreams have as much influence as actions."
- Stephane Mallarme
(Related: Dreams, Actions, Influence)

"If there are dreams about a beautiful South Africa, there are also roads that lead to their goal. Two of these roads could be named Goodness and Forgiveness."
- Nelson Mandela
(Related: Dreams, Forgiveness, Goal, Goodness)

"It never occurred to me that I'd be on a television show or in feature films but when those came into play my dreams changed along the way."
- Camryn Manheim
(Related: Dreams, Play, Television)

"The curse of the romantic is a greed for dreams, an intensity of expectation that, in the end, diminishes the reality."
- Marya Mannes
(Related: Dreams, End, Expectation, Greed, Reality, Romantic)

"When all of your wishes are granted, many of your dreams will be destroyed."
- Marilyn Manson
(Related: Dreams, Will, Wishes)

"My dreams have become puny with the reality my life has become."
- Imelda Marcos
(Related: Dreams, Life, Reality)

"The Brown decision promised that every child, regardless of the color of his or her skin, would have unequivocal access to quality education and an equal opportunity to pursue his/her dreams."
- Ed Markey
(Related: Dreams, Education, Quality, Opportunity, Decision, Skin)

"It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old, they grow old because they stop pursuing dreams."
- Gabriel Garcia Marquez
(Related: Dreams, People, Old)

"It's not only imagination, it's the distortion of the vision. You suddenly think, This person is idealistic, this person is strong, this person has dreams, when you know better most of the time. You put what you want to see on people."
- Olivier Martinez
(Related: Dreams, Imagination, Time, People, Vision, Want)

"Take what you can from your dreams, make them as real as anything."
- Dave Matthews
(Related: Dreams)

"As soon as I became old enough to make my dreams my reality, I became a firm believer that the subconscious and the world outside of our flesh and blood is essentially the truth."
- Melissa Auf der Maur
(Related: Dreams, Truth, Blood, Old, Reality, World)

"People with disabilities have abilities too and that is what this course is all about - making sure those abilities blossom and shine so that all the dreams you have can come true."
- Mary McAleese
(Related: Dreams, People)

"Big dreams create the magic that stir men's souls to greatness."
- Bill McCartney
(Related: Dreams, Men, Greatness, Magic)

"I had daydreams and fantasies when I was growing up. I always wanted to live in a log cabin at the foot of a mountain. I would ride my horse to town and pick up provisions. Then return to the cabin, with a big open fire, a record player and peace."
- Linda McCartney
(Related: Peace, Fire, Growing up, Open)

"If you have a dream, just lie about it. Lie your way unto your dreams."
- Joel McHale
(Related: Dreams, Lie)

"To the degree we're not living our dreams, our comfort zone has more control of us than we have over ourselves."
- Peter McWilliams
(Related: Dreams, Control, Comfort, Living, Zone)

"Here's what I see all across this great city - people working together to make Boston a better place to live and to raise children, to grow and pursue dreams."
- Thomas Menino
(Related: Dreams, People, Boston, Children)

"Man is firmly convinced that he is awake; in reality he is caught in a net of sleep and dreams which he has unconsciously woven himself."
- Gustave Meyrink
(Related: Dreams, Man, Reality, Sleep)

"The permanent temptation of life is to confuse dreams with reality. The permanent defeat of life comes when dreams are surrendered to reality."
- James A. Michener
(Related: Dreams, Life, Defeat, Reality, Temptation)

"Ground not upon dreams; you know they are ever contrary."
- Thomas Middleton
(Related: Dreams)

"In the year since we brought things into the open with a clean breath of fresh air at City Hall, we have learned about corrupt spending practices and unethical conflicts of interest that waste your money... and keep Dallas from being the great city of our dreams."
- Laura Miller
(Related: Dreams, Money, Being, Interest, Open, Waste)

"I've said it before, but it's absolutely true: My mother gave me my drive, but my father gave me my dreams. Thanks to him, I could see a future."
- Liza Minelli
(Related: Dreams, Mother, Father, Future)

"No man's brain is so dull, and no man's eye so blind, that they cannot catch food for dreams."
- Donald G. Mitchell
(Related: Dreams, Food, Blind, Eye, Man)

"Youth is in a grand flush, like the hot days of ending summer; and pleasant dreams thrall your spirit, like the smoky atmosphere that bathes the landscape of an August day."
- Donald G. Mitchell
(Related: Dreams, Day, Ending, Spirit, Summer, Youth)

"This city can be kind of brutal, so you see your dreams from every different angle, but ultimately it's about acting and if you enjoy acting, you will always enjoy acting."
- Radha Mitchell
(Related: Dreams, Acting, Will)

"We must not let our passions destroy our dreams."
- Thomas S. Monson
(Related: Dreams)

"Winners, I am convinced, imagine their dreams first. They want it with all their heart and expect it to come true. There is, I believe, no other way to live."
- Joe Montana
(Related: Dreams, Heart, First, Want)

"I am rich beyond the dreams of avarice."
- Edward Moore
(Related: Dreams)

"It was taunted as reality. It was dangled as a carrot. In terms of people's hopes and dreams, to say that that is less of a reality than the daily grind they find themselves in is maybe not correct."
- Martin Mull
(Related: Dreams, People, Reality)

"I actually build my dreams around the dancers I've got in my company."
- Graeme Murphy
(Related: Dreams, Company)

"It's a pity one can't imagine what one can't compare to anything. Genius is an African who dreams up snow."
- Vladimir Nabokov
(Related: Dreams, Genius, African, Pity, Snow)

"Genius is an African who dreams up snow."
- Vladimir Nabokov
(Related: Dreams, Genius, African, Snow)

"Without peace, all other dreams vanish and are reduced to ashes."
- Jawaharlal Nehru
(Related: Dreams, Peace)

"Catcher in the Rye had a profound impact on me-the idea that we all have lots of dreams that are slowly being chipped away as we grow up."
- Judd Nelson
(Related: Dreams, Idea, Being)

"Never let life impede on your ability to manifest your dreams. Dig deeper into your dreams and deeper into yourself and believe that anything is possible, and make it happen."
- Corin Nemec
(Related: Dreams, Life, Ability)

"Our dreams are a second life. I have never been able to penetrate without a shudder those ivory or horned gates which separate us from the invisible world."
- Gerard De Nerval
(Related: Dreams, Life, World)

"Politics are beautiful. They enable a community to live collectively with one another. It's not about stabbing each other in the back; it's about enabling people to reach their dreams and pursue happiness."
- Ben Nicholson
(Related: Dreams, Happiness, Politics, People, Community)

"You know, the man of my dreams might walk round the corner tomorrow. I'm older and wiser and I think I'd make a great girlfriend. I live in the realm of romantic possibility."
- Stevie Nicks
(Related: Dreams, Girlfriend, Possibility, Man, Romantic, Tomorrow)

"Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country."
- Anais Nin
(Related: Dreams, Life, Love, Friend, Country, Space, Will)

"Our life is composed greatly from dreams, from the unconscious, and they must be brought into connection with action. They must be woven together."
- Anais Nin
(Related: Life, Dreams, Action, Connection, Unconscious)

"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
(Related: Dreams, Action, Actions, Living, Reality)

"Dreams are necessary to life."
- Anais Nin
(Related: Dreams, Life)

"Dreams are illustrations... from the book your soul is writing about you."
- Marsha Norman
(Related: Dreams, Soul, Writing)

"I began my career with infantile dreams of becoming a composer."
- Ivor Novello
(Related: Dreams, Career)

"If I thought that any of this was pre ordained, then it takes away any kind of incentive to struggle, or to put up with things, to reach for those impossible dreams, all those dramatic things."
- Gary Numan
(Related: Dreams, Thought, Struggle)

"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
(Related: Dreams, Eyes, Magic, Night, Prayer)

"Do all you can to make your dreams come true."
- Joel Osteen
(Related: 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
(Related: Dreams, Determination, Dedication, Effort, Order, Reality, Self)

"That's what noir feels like to me. It feels like some kind of recurring dream, with very strong archetypes operating. You know, the guilty girl being pursued, falling, all kinds of stuff that we see in our dreams all the time."
- Brian De Palma
(Related: Dreams, Time, Being)

"Dreams must be heeded and accepted. For a great many of them come true."
- Paracelsus
(Related: Dreams)

"From time immemorial artistic insights have been revealed to artists in their sleep and in dreams, so that at all times they ardently desired them."
- Paracelsus
(Related: Time, Dreams, Artists, Sleep)

"Dreams are not without meaning wherever thay may come from-from fantasy, from the elements, or from other inspiration."
- Paracelsus
(Related: Dreams, Inspiration, Fantasy, May, Meaning)

"The interpretation of dreams is a great art."
- Paracelsus
(Related: Art, Dreams)

"The dreams which reveal the supernatural are promises and messages that God sends us directly: they are nothing but His angels, His ministering spirits , who usually appear to us when we are in a great predicament."
- Paracelsus
(Related: Dreams, God, Angels, Nothing, Promises, Spirits, Supernatural)

"I think L.A.'s terrific. You fly an hour and a half and you're in the mountains in three feet of powder. I also think it's a much better city if you're working as an actor. If you're not working and you don't see your dreams coming true, there can be a lot of heartache."
- Scott Patterson
(Related: Dreams, Actor, Feet, Mountains)

"Of all our dreams today there is none more important - or so hard to realise - than that of peace in the world. May we never lose our faith in it or our resolve to do everything that can be done to convert it one day into reality."
- Lester B. Pearson
(Related: Dreams, Faith, Peace, Day, May, Reality, Today, World)

"After all those days in the cotton fields, the dreams came true on a gold record on a piece of wood. It's in my den where I can look at it every day. I wear it out lookin' at it."
- Carl Perkins
(Related: Dreams, Day, Gold, Wood)

"Most new jobs won't come from our biggest employers. They will come from our smallest. We've got to do everything we can to make entrepreneurial dreams a reality."
- Ross Perot
(Related: Dreams, Jobs, Reality, Will)

"Never let your dreams go away."
- Mike Piazza
(Related: Dreams)

"Men are the dreams of a shadow."
- Pindar
(Related: Dreams, Men, Shadow)

"I would love to spend all my time writing to you; I'd love to share with you all that goes through my mind, all that weighs on my heart, all that gives air to my soul; phantoms of art, dreams that would be so beautiful if they could come true."
- Luigi Pirandello
(Related: Dreams, Love, Time, Art, Heart, Soul, Mind, Writing)

"The ninety and nine are with dreams, content but the hope of the world made new, is the hundredth man who is grimly bent on making those dreams come true."
- Edgar Allan Poe
(Related: Dreams, Hope, Content, Man, World)

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

"I couldn't find the sports car of my dreams, so I built it myself."
- Ferdinand Porsche
(Related: Car, Sports, Dreams)

"Only in our dreams are we free. The rest of the time we need wages."
- Terry Pratchett
(Related: Dreams, Time, Rest, Wages)

"He's dreaming with his eyes open, and those that dream with their eyes open are dangerous, for they do not know when their dreams come to an end."
- Hugo Pratt
(Related: Dreams, End, Eyes, Open)

"Hopes are but the dreams of those that wake."
- Matthew Prior
(Related: Dreams)

"Dreams grow holy put in action."
- Adelaide Anne Procter
(Related: Dreams, Action)

"What better model of a synthesis than a nocturnal dream? Dreams simplify, don't they?"
- Manuel Puig
(Related: Dreams)

"I think cinema is closer to allegories than to reality. It's closer to our dreams."
- Manuel Puig
(Related: Dreams, Cinema, Reality)

"In opposition to this detachment, he finds an image of man which contains within itself man's dreams, man's illness, man's redemption from the misery of poverty - poverty which can no longer be for him a sign of the acceptance of life."
- Salvatore Quasimodo
(Related: Life, Dreams, Acceptance, Illness, Man, Misery, Opposition, Poverty)

"Vain hopes are like certain dreams of those who wake."
- Marcus Fabius Quintilian
(Related: Dreams)

"Dreams are like paper, they tear so easily."
- Gilda Radner
(Related: Dreams)

"It has never been my object to record my dreams, just the determination to realize them."
- Man Ray
(Related: Dreams, Determination)

"I paint what cannot be photographed, that which comes from the imagination or from dreams, or from an unconscious drive."
- Man Ray
(Related: Imagination, Dreams, Unconscious)

"Lonesome. Lonesome. I know what it means. Here all by my lonesome, dreaming empty dreams. Weary. Weary at the close of day, wondering if tomorrow brings me joy or sorrow."
- Leon Redbone
(Related: Dreams, Day, Joy, Sorrow, Tomorrow)

"The usual comment from psychologists and psychiatrists was that it's best not to encourage people to look at their dreams because they are liable to stir up problems for themselves."
- Henry Reed
(Related: Dreams, People, Problems)

"People are learning to feel more comfortable hearing one another's dreams. It used to be that if you told a dream in public, someone had to make a joke to relieve the tension introduced by that alternative reality."
- Henry Reed
(Related: Dreams, People, Hearing, Learning, Public, Reality, Tension)

"It is easier to learn to interpret dreams if you have a reason to use them for something constructive. You apply your dream insights to making constructive changes in your life."
- Henry Reed
(Related: Dreams, Life, Reason)

"I published in 1978 a report on dreams in the Journal of Clinical Psychology. It was the first study of its kind to demonstrate that it is possible for people to make constructive use of their dreams to improve their lives."
- Henry Reed
(Related: Dreams, People, First, Psychology, Study)

"People don't think their dreams amount to much, but when I ask them to examine them for common themes, they surprise themselves at how accurate they are! They see that their dreams have value."
- Henry Reed
(Related: Dreams, People, Value)

"Dreams seem to have a will of their own."
- Henry Reed
(Related: Dreams, Will)

"Freud published The Interpretation of Dreams in 1900. It introduced the notion that there existed certain predictable and identifiable processes by which dreams were formed."
- Henry Reed
(Related: Dreams)

"Dreams have always expanded our understanding of reality by challenging our boundaries of the real, of the possible."
- Henry Reed
(Related: Dreams, Reality, Understanding)

"Dream study impacts culture. We are put in touch with the inner poet who dreams. We hear our inner, subjective response to the outer world. That helps spiritualize our lives."
- Henry Reed
(Related: Dreams, Culture, Study, World)

"At first, dreams seem impossible, then improbable, and eventually inevitable."
- Christopher Reeve
(Related: Dreams, First)

"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
(Related: Dreams, First, Will)

"I still marvel at how God turns dreams into reality."
- Martha Reeves
(Related: Dreams, God, Reality)

"I worshipped Berry Gordy for the creative dreams he had made come true."
- Martha Reeves
(Related: Dreams)

"Field of Dreams is the only movie - and I saw it in the theater - on an afternoon when I was on location somewhere, and there were like 12 people in the theater. I was just so devastated; I couldn't get out of my seat. And I sat and watched it a second time."
- Paul Reiser
(Related: Dreams, Time, People, Theater)

"Dreams can be like charades in which we act out words rather than see or speak them."
- Jane Roberts
(Related: Dreams, Act, Words)

"As a kid, this is what I wanted my life to be. Not in my wildest dreams did I ever dare to dream that it would be this."
- Smokey Robinson
(Related: Dreams, Life)

"A player dreams of being a superstar, but he doesn't want people flocking all over him asking for an autograph."
- Dennis Rodman
(Related: Dreams, People, Being, Want)

"If there is one place on the face of earth where all the dreams of living men have found a home from the very earliest days when man began the dream of existence, it is India."
- Romain Rolland
(Related: Dreams, Home, Men, Earth, Existence, Living, Man)

"You know, my dad served in the President's Cabinet after his time as a governor. He told me he enjoyed being governor a lot more. Now, I understand why. If I do my job well, I can make a difference in people's lives and I can help our children realize their dreams."
- Mitt Romney
(Related: Dad, Dreams, Time, People, Being, Children, Difference, Help, Job, Now, President)

"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."
- Eleanor Roosevelt
(Related: Beauty, Dreams, Future)

"The only time you really live fully is from thirty to sixty. The young are slaves to dreams; the old servants of regrets. Only the middle-aged have all their five senses in the keeping of their wits."
- Theodore Roosevelt
(Related: Time, Dreams, Old, Senses)

"God, that dumping ground of our dreams."
- Jean Rostand
(Related: Dreams, God)

"Ever since we were little, we were so on fire for our dreams. We never let anyone blow our flames out."
- Kelly Rowland
(Related: Dreams, Fire)

"It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live."
- J. K. Rowling
(Related: Dreams, Forget)

"Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit. We are all the same in this notion: The potential for greatness lives within each of us."
- Wilma Rudolph
(Related: Dreams, Power, Greatness, Influence, Potential, Spirit)

"The name Air Supply sort of came from nowhere. I get a lot of my things in dreams and I just had a dream about it one night, and I woke up and said that's just got to be the name. That was in 1975."
- Graham Russell
(Related: Dreams, Name, Night)

"Just what future the Designer of the universe has provided for the souls of men I do not know, I cannot prove. But I find that the whole order of Nature confirms my confidence that, if it is not like our noblest hopes and dreams, it will transcend them."
- Henry Norris Russell
(Related: Men, Nature, Dreams, Confidence, Future, Order, Universe, Will)

"We need affordable space travel to inspire our youth, to let them know that they can experience their dreams, can set significant goals and be in a position to lead all of us to future progress in exploration, discovery and fun. Thanks to the X Prize for the inspiration."
- Burt Rutan
(Related: Experience, Travel, Dreams, Inspiration, Progress, Goals, Discovery, Exploration, Fun, Future, Space, Youth)

"Hope lies in dreams, in imagination, and in the courage of those who dare to make dreams into reality."
- Jonas Salk
(Related: Dreams, Imagination, Courage, Hope, Lies, Reality)

"I have had dreams and I have had nightmares, but I have conquered my nightmares because of my dreams."
- Jonas Salk
(Related: Dreams)

"There is hope in dreams, imagination, and in the courage of those who wish to make those dreams a reality."
- Jonas Salk
(Related: Dreams, Imagination, Courage, Hope, Reality)

"Let your dreams outgrow the shoes of your expectations."
- Ryunosuke Satoro
(Related: Dreams, Expectations)

"Keep true to the dreams of your youth."
- Friedrich Schiller
(Related: Dreams, Youth)

"Our fathers had their dreams; we have ours; the generation that follows will have its own. Without dreams and phantoms man cannot exist."
- Olive Schreiner
(Related: Dreams, Fathers, Man, Will)

"High achievers spot rich opportunities swiftly, make big decisions quickly and move into action immediately. Follow these principles and you can make your dreams come true."
- Robert H. Schuller
(Related: Dreams, Action, Decisions, Principles)

"The success I have achieved in bodybuilding, motion pictures, and business would not have been possible without the generosity of the American people and the freedom here to pursue your dreams."
- Arnold Schwarzenegger
(Related: Business, Dreams, Success, People, American, Freedom, Generosity)

"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
(Related: Dreams, People, Successful, Acting, Profession, State, Universe)

"To all, to each, a fair good-night, and pleasing dreams, and slumbers light."
- Walter Scott
(Related: Dreams, Light)

"Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real."
- Tupac Shakur
(Related: Dreams, Reality, Wrong)

"The only thing that comes to a sleeping man is dreams."
- Tupac Shakur
(Related: Dreams, Man)

"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
(Related: Dreams, Pleasure)

"My dreams were at once more fantastic and agreeable than my writings."
- Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
(Related: Dreams)

"And our dreams are who we are."
- Barbara Sher
(Related: Dreams)

"Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams."
- Ashley Smith
(Related: Dreams, Life, Beauty, Faces, Fight, Potential, Rain, Wind)

"The Washington black community was able to succeed beyond his wildest dreams. I mean, we had our own newspapers, our own restaurants, our own theaters, our own small shops, our own clubs, our own Masonic lodges."
- Ed Smith
(Related: Dreams, Community, Newspapers, Restaurants, Shops, Succeed, Washington)

"Many of our daydreams would darken into nightmares, were there a danger of their coming true!"
- Logan Pearsall Smith
(Related: Danger)

"I was not looking for my dreams to interpret my life, but rather for my life to interpret my dreams."
- Susan Sontag
(Related: Dreams, Life)

"When a child, my dreams rode on your wishes, I was your son, high on your horse, My mind a top whipped by the lashes Of your rhetoric, windy of course."
- Stephen Spender
(Related: Dreams, Son, Mind, Rhetoric, Wishes)

"You have many years ahead of you to create the dreams that we can't even imagine dreaming. You have done more for the collective unconscious of this planet than you will ever know."
- Steven Spielberg
(Related: Dreams, Unconscious, Will, Years)

"Sexual dreams aren't usually about sex."
- Pamela Stephenson
(Related: Dreams, Sex)

"The dialogue between client and architect is about as intimate as any conversation you can have, because when you're talking about building a house, you're talking about dreams."
- Robert A. M. Stern
(Related: Dreams, Building, Conversation, Talking)

"Death is the mother of Beauty; hence from her, alone, shall come fulfillment to our dreams and our desires."
- Wallace Stevens
(Related: Death, Dreams, Mother, Beauty, Fulfillment)

"Freedom is not an ideal, it is not even a protection, if it means nothing more than freedom to stagnate, to live without dreams, to have no greater aim than a second car and another television set."
- Adlai Stevenson
(Related: Car, Dreams, Freedom, Nothing, Protection, Television)

"I'm not just a boy toy. I have feelings and dreams like anybody else."
- Jon Stewart
(Related: Dreams, Feelings)

"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."
- Bram Stoker
(Related: Dreams, People, Nothing, Sleep)

"No matter how carefully you plan your goals they will never be more that pipe dreams unless you pursue them with gusto."
- W. Clement Stone
(Related: Dreams, Goals, Will)

"It is an everlasting desire to make my dreams come true. And it's getting to the point now where it's like, come on I want my dreams to come true so that I can get on with the rest of my life. Sometimes I think about the rest of my life when I'm done."
- Picabo Street
(Related: Dreams, Life, Desire, Now, Rest, Want)

"One of my dreams in life is to do fund-raising for the youth."
- Picabo Street
(Related: Dreams, Life, Youth)

"My wife is beginning to instruct me on means to retrieve dreams, and bit by bit, it does seem to be working."
- Theodore Sturgeon
(Related: Dreams, Wife, Beginning)

"Men never cling to their dreams with such tenacity as at the moment when they are losing faith in them, and know it, but do not dare yet to confess it to themselves."
- William Graham Sumner
(Related: Dreams, Faith, Men, Losing, Tenacity)

"Literature for me isn't a workaday job, but something which involves desires, dreams and fantasy."
- Antonio Tabucchi
(Related: Dreams, Fantasy, Job, Literature)

"I came at age in the '60s, and initially my hopes and dreams were invested in politics and the movements of the time - the anti-war movement, the civil rights movement. I worked on Bobby Kennedy's campaign for president as a teenager in California and the night he was killed."
- David Talbot
(Related: Age, Dreams, Politics, Time, Civil rights, Night, President)

"I am not ridiculing verbal mechanisms, dreams, or repressions as origins of poetry; all three of them and more besides may have a great deal to do with it."
- Allen Tate
(Related: Dreams, Poetry, May)

"We don't have an eternity to realize our dreams, only the time we are here."
- Susan Taylor
(Related: Time, Dreams, Eternity)

"Though I know he loves me, tonight my heart is sad; his kiss was not so wonderful as all the dreams I had."
- Sara Teasdale
(Related: Dreams, Kiss, Heart)

"When the legends die, the dreams end; there is no more greatness."
- Tecumseh
(Related: Dreams, Greatness, End, Legends)

"Dreams are true while they last, and do we not live in dreams?"
- Alfred Lord Tennyson
(Related: Dreams)

"I tell people I'm too stupid to know what's impossible. I have ridiculously large dreams, and half the time they come true."
- Debi Thomas
(Related: Time, Dreams, People)

"Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Dreams, Life)

"I have learned, that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Life, Success, Dreams, Direction, Will)

"If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with success unexpected in common hours."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Life, Success, Dreams, Direction, Will)

"Friends... they cherish one another's hopes. They are kind to one another's dreams."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Dreams, Friends)

"Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Life, Dreams, Direction)

"Dreams are the touchstones of our character."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Dreams, Character)

"But baseball bounced back in the next decade to reclaim its place as the national pastime: new heroes, spirited competition, and booming prosperity gave birth to dreams of expansion, both within the major leagues and around the world."
- John Thorn
(Related: Dreams, Baseball, Competition, Heroes, Prosperity, World)

"Each has its lesson; for our dreams in sooth, come they in shape of demons, gods, or elves, are allegories with deep hearts of truth that tell us solemn secrets of ourselves."
- Henry Timrod
(Related: Dreams, Truth, Gods, Deep, Secrets)

"Perhaps, all writers walk such a line. In general - as we all do in our dreams - I believe I put something of myself into all the characters in my novels, male as well as female."
- Rose Tremain
(Related: Dreams, Writers)

"All of us gave it all we've got, overcame a whole lot just being on the show and learned a lot about ourselves. We're just normal people trying to do what we love and follow our dreams."
- Carrie Underwood
(Related: Dreams, Love, People, Being, Trying)

"Dreams come true; without that possibility, nature would not incite us to have them."
- John Updike
(Related: Dreams, Nature, Possibility)

"Women are not in love with me but with the picture of me on the screen. I am merely the canvas on which women paint their dreams."
- Rudolph Valentino
(Related: Dreams, Love, Women)

"The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up."
- Paul Valery
(Related: Dreams)

"We can escape the commonplace only by manipulating it, controlling it, thrusting it into our dreams or surrendering it to the free play of our subjectivity."
- Raoul Vaneigem
(Related: Dreams, Play)

"Why does the eye see a thing more clearly in dreams than the imagination when awake?"
- Leonardo da Vinci
(Related: Dreams, Imagination, Eye)

"You have all the reason in the world to achieve your grandest dreams. Imagination plus innovation equals realization."
- Denis Waitley
(Related: Imagination, Dreams, Innovation, Reason, World)

"I was always someone who lived in the future all the time, it was always the next thing - dreams of escape."
- Julie Walters
(Related: Dreams, Time, Future)

"If you can't read, it's going to be hard to realize dreams."
- Booker T. Washington
(Related: Dreams)

"I think we dream so we don't have to be apart so long. If we're in each other's dreams, we can play together all night."
- Bill Watterson
(Related: Dreams, Night, Play)

"You've got to have dreams to keep you going."
- Steve Waugh
(Related: Dreams)

"Saddle your dreams before you ride em."
- Mary Webb
(Related: Dreams)

"A test of what is real is that it is hard and rough. Joys are found in it, not pleasure. What is pleasant belongs to dreams."
- Simone Weil
(Related: Dreams, Pleasure)

"Dreams do come true, even for someone who couldn't speak English and never had a music lesson or much of an education."
- Lawrence Welk
(Related: Dreams, Education, Music, English)

"Our politics are our deepest form of expression: they mirror our past experiences and reflect our dreams and aspirations for the future."
- Paul Wellstone
(Related: Dreams, Politics, Aspirations, Future, Past)

"It is possible for a kid from east Texas, raised in south central LA and Carson, who believes in his dreams, commits himself to them with his heart, to touch them and to have them happen."
- Forest Whitaker
(Related: Dreams, Heart)

"We should never discourage young people from dreaming dreams."
- Lenny Wilkens
(Related: Dreams, People)

"Sports nurtures dreams of achieving self confidence and masculine striving for the skinny kid watching a boxer dance around the ring with sublime ease."
- Armstrong Williams
(Related: Dreams, Sports, Dance, Confidence, Self, Self confidence)

"The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams."
- Oprah Winfrey
(Related: Dreams, Life, Adventure)

"The percentage you're paying is too high priced While you're living beyond all your means And the man in the suit has just bought a new car From the profit he's made on your dreams."
- Steve Winwood
(Related: Car, Dreams, Living, Man, Profit)

"Dream the impossible because dreams do come true."
- Elijah Wood
(Related: Dreams)

"Rude contact with facts chased my visions and dreams quickly away, and in their stead I beheld the horrors, the corruption, the evils and hypocrisy of society, and as I stood among them, a young wife, a great wail of agony went out from my soul."
- Victoria Woodhull
(Related: Dreams, Society, Wife, Soul, Corruption, Facts, Hypocrisy, Visions, Wail)

"Yet it is in our idleness, in our dreams, that the submerged truth sometimes comes to the top."
- Virginia Woolf
(Related: Dreams, Truth, Idleness)

"It is in our idleness, in our dreams, that the submerged truth sometimes comes to the top."
- Virginia Woolf
(Related: Dreams, Truth, Idleness)

"Take, if you must, this little bag of dreams, Unloose the cord, and they will wrap you round."
- William Butler Yeats
(Related: Dreams, Will)

"In dreams begins responsibility."
- William Butler Yeats
(Related: Dreams, Responsibility)

"Tread softly because you tread on my dreams."
- William Butler Yeats
(Related: Dreams)

"But I, being poor, have only my dreams; I have spread my dreams under your feet; Tread softly because you tread on my dreams."
- William Butler Yeats
(Related: Dreams, Being, Feet, Poor)

"One of the dreams of Zionism was to be a bridge. Instead, we are creating exclusion between the East and the West instead of creating bridges; we are contributing to the conflict between East and West by our stupid desire to have more."
- A. B. Yehoshua
(Related: Dreams, Conflict, Desire)

"In my dreams, I could be a Princess, and that's what I was. Like most little girls, I believed nothing less than a Prince could make my dreams come true."
- Loretta Young
(Related: Dreams, Girls, Nothing)

"But what I'd really like to tell you is I never dreamed of being in the Hall of Fame. Standing here with all these great players was beyond any of my dreams."
- Robin Yount
(Related: Dreams, Being, Fame)

"I had dreams of catching the ball for the final out in the World Series and being mobbed by my teammates. Well, I guess all my dreams didn't come true."
- Robin Yount
(Related: Dreams, Being, World)

"To be here today is just beyond my wildest dreams."
- Rick Yune
(Related: Dreams, Today)

"Maybe the body learns from dreams. Maybe the muscles, the neutrons, revitalize."
- Michael Zaslow
(Related: Dreams, Body)

"An athlete cannot run with money in his pockets. He must run with hope in his heart and dreams in his head."
- Emil Zatopek
(Related: Dreams, Money, Heart, Hope)

"A runner must run with dreams in his heart, not money in his pocket."
- Emil Zatopek
(Related: Dreams, Money, Heart)

"Deep down, I'm a Texas girl looking for that big romance every girl dreams about. Biologically, I look forward to being a cornerstone of a family. I'll be in my glory when I have a child on my knee."
- Renee Zellweger
(Related: Dreams, Family, Romance, Being, Deep, Glory)