Dream Quotes

When you are old and gray and full of sleep, and nodding by the fire, take down this book and slowly read, and dream of the soft look your eyes had once, and of their shadows deep.

William Butler Yeats

An artist is a dreamer consenting to dream of the actual world.

George Santayana

Of all the riches that we hug, of all the pleasures we enjoy, we can carry no more out of this world than out of a dream.

John S. Bonnell

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.

John Quincy Adams

Dare to err and to dream. Deep meaning often lies in childish plays.

Friedrich von Schiller

If one dream should fall and break into a thousand pieces, never be afraid to pick one of those pieces up and begin again.

Flavia Weedn

Being human is itself difficult, and therefore all kinds of settlements (except dream cities) have problems.

Jane Jacobs

Fiction is not a dream. nor is it guesswork. It is imagining based on facts, and the facts must be accurate or the work of imagining will not stand up.

Margaret Culkin Banning

Butterflies, they are like dream flowers, childhood dreams, which have broken loose from their stalks and escaped into the sunshine. Air and angels.

Miriam Rothschild

Riches have wings, and grandeur is a dream.

William Cowper

It is the nature of men to act negatively but to dream and hope positively.

Edmund Cooper

There is nothing like dream to create the future. Utopia today, flesh and blood tomorrow.

Victor Hugo

The amount of racism, sexism, homophobia, and hatred in general that lies beneath the surface of the American dream is astounding and serious.

Moran Margaret Cho

Usefulness! It is not a fascinating word, and the quality is not one of which the aspiring spirit can dream o' nights, yet on the stage it is the first thing to aim at

Ellen Terry

This young century will be liberty's century. By promoting liberty abroad, we will build a safer world. By encouraging liberty at home, we will build a more hopeful America. Like generations before us, we have a calling from beyond the stars to stand for freedom. This is the everlasting dream of America.

George Walker Bush

The dreamers always seem to think their dream is worth the price that other people will pay. They also delude themselves that they will control whatever evil they use to try to bring about their dream.

Orson Scott Card

A great wave of oppressive tyranny isn't going to strike, but rather a slow seepage of oppressive laws and regulations from within will sink the American dream of liberty.

George Baumler

I was born, I think, with the desire to make beautiful books brave books that would preserve the glories of the Dream untarnished, and would re-create them for battered people, and re-awaken joy and magnanimity.

James Branch Cabell

I also begin where he began, and follow wither the dream led him. Meanwhile, I can but entreat you to remember it is only by preserving faith in human dreams that we may, after all, perhaps some day make them come true.

James Branch Cabell

Everything is backwards now, like out there is the the real world and this is the dream.

James Francis Cameron (director)

I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.

Martin Luther King Jr

But then to wake and find it flown, The dream of happiness destroyed, To find myself unloved, alone, What tongue can speak the dreary void? A heart whence warm affections flow, Creator, thou hast given to me, And am I only thus to know How sweet the joys of love would be?

Anne Bront

The dream of reason produces monsters. Imagination deserted by reason creates impossible, useless thoughts. United with reason, imagination is the mother of all art and the source of all its beauty.

Francisco Jose De Goya Y Lucientes

I'm the cream Of the great utopia dream. And you're in the gleam In the depths of your banker's spleen.

David Robert Jones

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