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TITLE: Dreams




. . . daydreams, as it were . . . I look out the window sometimes to seek the color of the shadows and the different greens in the trees, but when I get ready to paint I just close my eyes and imagine a scene.

-"Grandma" Moses


A dream is a microscope through which we look at the hidden occurrences in our soul.

-Erich Fromm


All that we see or seem/ Is but a dream within a dream.

-Edgar Allen Poe


Dare to be wrong and to dream.

-Frederick von Schiller


Dreaming permits each and every one of us to be quietly and safely insane every night of our lives.

-Charles William Dement


Dreams are . . . illustrations from the book your soul is writing about you.

-Marsha Norman


Dreams never hurt anybody if he keeps working right behind the dreams to make as much of them become real as he can.

-Frank W. Woolworth


Dreams pass into the reality of action. From the action stems the dream again; and this interdependence produces the highest form of living.

-Anais Nin


Dreams say what they mean, but they don't say it in daytime language.

-Gail Godwin


God's gifts put man's best dreams to shame.

-Elizabeth Barrett Browning


Greatness is the dream of youth realized in old age.

-Alfred Victor Vigny


I divide my time as follows: half the time I sleep, the other half I dream. I never dream when I sleep, for that would be a pity, for sleeping is the highest accomplishment of genius.

-Soren Kierkegaard


I have had dreams, and I've had nightmares. I overcame the nightmares because of my dreams.

-Jonas Salk


I was not looking for my dreams to interpret my life, but rather for my life to interpret my dreams.

-Susan Sontag


If a little dreaming is dangerous, the cure for it is not to dream less but to dream more, to dream all the time.

-Marcel Proust


In forming a bridge between body and mind, dreams may be used as a springboard from which man can leap to new realms of experience lying outside his normal state of consciousness.

-Ann Faraday


It is in our idleness, in our dreams, that the submerged truth sometimes comes to the top.

-Virginia Woolf


Like all people who have nothing, I lived on dreams.

-Anzia Yezierska


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


Nor do I hear in my imagination the parts successively, I hear them all at once. What a delight this is! All this inventing, this producing, takes place in a pleasing, lively dream.

-Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart


People who insist on telling their dreams are among the terrors of the breakfast table.

-Max Beerbohm


Talk about it only enough to do it. Dream about it only enough to feel it. Think about it only enough to understand it. Contemplate it only enough to be it.

-Jean Toomer


The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.

-Paul Valery


The end of wisdom is to dream high enough to lose the dream in the seeking of it.

-William Faulkner


The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.

-Eleanor Roosevelt


The poor man is not he who is without a cent, but he who is without a dream.

-Harry Kemp


The years forever fashion new dreams when old ones go. God pity a one-dream man.

-Bob Goddard


We grow great by dreams. All big men are dreamers. They see things in the soft haze of a spring day or in the red fire of a long winter's evening. Some of us let these great dreams die, but others nourish and protect them.

-Woodrow Wilson


We must teach our children to dream with their eyes open.

-Harry Edwards


When you have a dream you've got to grab it and never let go.

-Carol Burnett


You've got to create a dream. You've got to uphold the dream. If you can't, then bugger it. Go back to the factory, or go back to the desk.

-Eric Burdon


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