Quotations About / On: DREAM

  • 1.
    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 (1871-1922), French novelist. Trans. by Scott Monkrieff (1924). "Within a Budding Grove," vol. 4, pt. 2, "Seascape, with Frieze of Girls," Remembrance of Things Past (1918).)
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  • 2.
    You can't dream with closed eyes,
    You can't dream with open eyes either,
    Until your heart says, 'I love to dream'.
    (Dreams)
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  • 3.
    Every adolescent has that dream every century has that dream every revolutionary has that dream, to destroy the family.
    (Gertrude Stein (1874-1946), U.S. author. Paris France, pt. 4, Charles Scribner's Sons (1940).)
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  • 4.
    Never let the environment you come from change your dreams...instead let your dreams change your environment~Motholo
    (Never let the challenges you faced in the past influence your future decisions)
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  • 5.
    Dream in this life and be real! And, do work towards your dream.
    (Dreams.)
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  • 6.
    It is one of the blessings of this world that few people see visions and dream dreams.
    (Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960), African-American novelist, short story writer, folklorist, playwright and anthropologist. Dust Tracks on a Road, ch. 4, J.P. Lippincott (1942).)
  • 7.
    Dreams are distorted representations of desire. So are dream- analyses.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Twelfth Selection, New York (1993).)
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  • 8.
    We've removed the ceiling above our dreams. There are no more impossible dreams.
    (Jesse Jackson (b. 1941), U.S. clergyman, civil rights leader. Independent (London, June 9, 1988).)
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  • 9.
    And so while dreams are the individual man's play with reality, the sculptor's art is (in a broader sense) the play with dreams.
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 1, p. 554, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). "The Dionysian Worldview," part 1 (1871). An unpublished manuscript containing material later used in The Birth of Tragedy.)
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  • 10.
    A dream is a scripture, and many scriptures are nothing but dreams.
    (Umberto Eco (b. 1932), Italian semiologist, novelist. Brother William, in The Name of the Rose, "Sixth Day: After Terce," (1980, trans. 1983).)
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