Quotations About / On: DREAM

  • 31.
    I have had a most rare vision. I have had a dream, past the wit of man to say what dream it was. Man is but an ass if he go about to expound this dream.
    (William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Bottom, in A Midsummer Night's Dream, act 4, sc. 1, l. 204-7.)
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  • 32.
    A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.
    (John Barrymore (1882-1942), U.S. actor. Quoted in Gene Fowler, Good Night, Sweet Prince (1943).)
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  • 33.
    Whoso regardeth dreams is like him that catcheth at a shadow, and followeth after the wind.
    (Apocrypha. Ecclesiasticus 34:2.)
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  • 34.
    If you wish to form a clear judgment on your friends, consult your dreams.
    (Karl Kraus (1874-1936), Austrian writer. Trans. by Harry Zohn, originally published in Beim Wort genommen (1955). Half-Truths and One-and-a-Half Truths, University of Chicago Press (1990).)
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  • 35.
    I dream, therefore I exist.
    (J. August Strindberg (1849-1912), Swedish dramatist, novelist, poet. A Madman's Defense, pt. 1, ch. 7 (1968).)
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  • 36.
    Dreaming of evening walks through learned cities,
    (W.H. (Wystan Hugh) Auden (1907-1973), Anglo-American poet, essayist. Paysage Moralisé (l. 9). . . Juvenilia; Poems, 1922-1928 [W. H. Auden]. Katherine Bucknell, ed. (1994) Princeton University Press.)
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  • 37.
    I think the American Dream for most people is just survival.
    (Sandy Scholl, U.S. owner of a small cleaning service. As quoted in The Great Divide, book 1, section 2, by Studs Terkel (1988).)
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  • 38.
    Death is the most blessed dream.
    (Georg Büchner (1813-1837), German dramatist, revolutionary. Trans. by Gerhard P. Knapp (1995). Leonce and Lena, act II (1838).)
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  • 39.
    The office of the Vice-President is a greater honor than I ever dreamed of attaining.
    (Chester A. Arthur (1829-1886), U.S. president. William C. Hudson, Random Recollections of an Old Political Reporter (1911). Gentleman Boss: The Life of Chester Alan Arthur, ch. 9, Thomas C. Reeves (1975).)
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  • 40.
    My neglected duties crowd around me in my dreams, murmuring.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Eleventh Selection, New York (1993).)
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