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A daydream is a meal at which images are eaten. Some of us are gourmets, some gourmands, and a good many take their images precooked out of a can and swallow them down whole, absent-mindedly and with little relish.
~ W. H. Auden | ( Anglo American poet. ) | 1907-1973 | Dreams
quotes Division : American poets   
     
A dream is a scripture, and many scriptures are nothing but dreams.
~ Umberto Eco | (Italian novelist and critic ) | 1929-? | Dreams
quotes Division : Critics   
     
A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.
~ Oscar Wilde | ( Irish poet and dramatist. ) | 1854-1900 | Dreams
quotes Division : Dramatists   
     
A man that is born falls into a dream like a man who falls into the sea. If he tries to climb out into the air as inexperienced people endeavor to do, he drowns.
~ Joseph Conrad | ( British novelist. ) | 1857-1924 | Dreams
quotes Division : Novelists   
     
All that we see or seem, is but a dream within a dream.
~ Edgar Allan Poe | ( American poet, critic, and short-story writer. ) | 1809-1845 | Dreams
quotes Division : American poets   
     
Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do. Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
~ William Faulkner | ( American novelist and short-story writer. ) | 1897-1962 | Dreams
quotes Division : Novelists   
     
Because thou must not dream, thou need not despair.
~ Matthew Arnold | (British poet and cultural critic ) | 1822 - 1888 | Dreams
quotes Division : Critics   
     
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 | ( Irish poet, and playwright. ) | 1865-1939 | Dreams
quotes Division : Playwrights   
     
But sure there is need of other remedies than dreaming, a weak contention of art against nature.
~ Michel Eyquem de Montaigne | ( French philosopher and essayist. ) | 1533-1592 | Dreams
quotes Division : French Philosophers   
     
Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.
~ Edgar Allan Poe | ( American poet, critic, and short-story writer. ) | 1809-1845 | Dreams
quotes Division : American poets   
     
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so shall you 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 | (British-born American essayist. ) | 1864-1912 | Dreams
quotes Division : Essayists   
     
Dream manfully and nobly, and thy dreams shall be prophets.
~ Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton | ( British politician, poet and critic. ) | 1803-1873 | Dreams
quotes Division : Critics   
     
Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men.
~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe | ( German poet ) | 1749-1832 | Dreams
quotes Division : German Poets   
     
Dreams are necessary to life.
~ Anaïs Nin | ( French author. ) | 1903-1977 | Dreams
quotes Division : French Authors and Writers   
     
Dreams come true; without that possibility, nature would not incite us to have them.
~ John Updike | ( American writer. ) | 1932 - | Dreams
quotes Division : American writers   
     
During our dreams we do not know we are dreaming. We may even dream of interpreting a dream. Only on waking do we know it was a dream. Only after the great awakening will we realize that this is the great dream. And yet fools think they are awake, presuming to know that they are rulers or herdsmen.
-: [ the book known as Zhuangzi ]
~ Master Zhuang | (Chinese philosopher ) | 369 BC - 286 BC | Dreams
quotes Division : Chinese philosophers   
     
He dreamed he was eating shredded wheat and woke up to find the mattress half gone.
~ Fred A. Allen | (American comedian. ) | 1894-1956 | Dreams
quotes Division : Humorists and Comedians   
     
He felt that his whole life was some kind of dream and he sometimes wondered whose it was and whether they were enjoying it.
~ Douglas Adams | (British comic radio dramatist ) | 1952- | Dreams
quotes Division : Humorists and Comedians   
     
I dream of a place and a time where America will once again be seen as the last best hope of earth.
~ Abraham Lincoln | ( Politician. President of the United States. ) | 1809-1865 | Dreams
quotes Division : U.S. Presidents   
     
I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation when they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.
~ Martin Luther King Jr. | ( American black leader. ) | 1929-1968 | Dreams
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
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 | (British novelist and poet. ) | 1818-1848 | Dreams
quotes Division : Novelists   
     

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