Quotes: dreams

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  • Heywood Broun
    Heywood Broun
    American Journalist, Novelist 1888-1939
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    The most prolific period of pessimism comes at twenty-one or thereabouts, when the first attempt is made to translate dreams into reality.
  • Hervey Allen
    Hervey Allen
    American author 1889-1949
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    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.
  • John Keats
    John Keats
    English poet 1795-1821
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    A thing of beauty is a joy for ever: Its loveliness increases; it will never pass into nothingness; but still will keep a bower quiet for us, and a sleep full of sweet dreams, and health, and quiet breathing...
  • Gaston Bachelard
    Gaston Bachelard
    French scientist and philosopher 1884-1962
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    A word is a bud attempting to become a twig. How can one not dream while writing? It is the pen which dreams. The blank page gives the right to dream.
  • Amy Lowell
    Amy Lowell
    American poet, criticus 1874-1925
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    All books are either dreams or swords.
  • William Faulkner
    William Faulkner
    American writer 1897-1962
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    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.
  • Walt Disney
    Walt Disney
    American producer 1901-1966
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    All our dreams can come true — if we have the courage to pursue them.

    Source: How to Be Like Walt: Capturing the Magic Every Day of Your Life (2004)

  • Alice Hoffman
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    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.
  • Napoleon Hill
    Napoleon Hill
    American self-help author 1883-1970
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    Cherish you visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul; the blue prints of your ultimate achievements.
  • Edgar Allan Poe
    Edgar Allan Poe
    American poet, writer and critic 1809-1845
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    Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.
  • Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    English writer and poet 1803-1873
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    Dream manfully and nobly, and thy dreams shall be prophets.
  • Dreams about the future are always filled with gadgets.
  • Abdul Kalam
    Abdul Kalam
    Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam better known as A 1931-2015
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    Dreams are not what you see in sleep. They are the things that do not let you sleep.

    Source: Wings of Fire

  • Havelock Ellis
    Havelock Ellis
    British psychologist 1859-1939
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    Dreams are real as long as they last. Can we say more of life?
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    Dreams are the touchstones of our character.