Worse than not realizing the dreams of your youth, would be to have been young and never dreamed at all.
A man must dream a long time in order to act with grandeur, and dreaming is nursed in darkness.
Would Hamlet have felt the delicious fascination of suicide if he hadn't had an audience, and lines to speak?
Beware of the night, child. All cats are black in the dark.
I give the name violence to a boldness lying idle and enamored of danger.
To achieve harmony in bad taste is the height of elegance.