We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Dreams Quotes from Abraham Verghese, Mark Fisher, Victor Hugo, Gail Devers, Moza bint Nasser. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
I was taking care of people my age who were dying. The constant feeling, hearing from them, was that life is transient and can end very quickly, so don’t postpone your dreams.
The 1890s was perhaps the most Gothic decade ever: ‘Dracula,’ ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’ and ‘The Time Machine,’ not to mention ‘Heart of Darkness’ and ‘The Interpretation of Dreams,’ were all written between 1890 and 1899.
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.
Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe.
I have lived with my husband more than I have with my parents… I live beside him, and know his worries, his hopes, and his dreams for his nation. We believe that things happen by design, not in an arbitrary way. And we believe it is our duty to make things happen.
When all of your wishes are granted, many of your dreams will be destroyed.
I’ve got heaps of dreams.
I’m like the luckiest girl in the world. I’ve gotten to be a princess, I’ve gotten to work with the Muppets. A lot of my childhood dreams about who I wanted to be when I was a grown-up, I at least get to play them in movies.
I would encourage you to set really high goals. Set goals that, when you set them, you think they’re impossible. But then every day you can work towards them, and anything is possible, so keep working hard and follow your dreams.
When I look back over my life it’s almost as if there was a plan laid out for me – from the little girl who was so passionate about animals who longed to go to Africa and whose family couldn’t afford to put her through college. Everyone laughed at my dreams. I was supposed to be a secretary in Bournemouth.
Today I know that there is still work to be done, but along the way my I am achieving my dreams.
If you don’t have dreams, you don’t have a life.
In bed my real love has always been the sleep that rescued me by allowing me to dream.
I just want to be myself and go for my own dreams and goals.
The world needs dreamers and the world needs doers. But above all, the world needs dreamers who do.
I’ll see you in my dreams.
At its heart, ‘Fat City’ is not about boxing. It is a universal story of grim realities and toxic delusions. It is awash with awareness of chances blown, dreams stymied, precious time wasted, and all future prospects scorched to ashes by the process.
Ideologies separate us. Dreams and anguish bring us together.
Dreams do come true, even for someone who couldn’t speak English and never had a music lesson or much of an education.
You’ve got to have dreams to keep you going.
I always had really, really bad nightmares, like night terrors or whatever they’re called. I used to wake up in the middle of the night and not be able to move… I’d hallucinate and have really scary visions and dreams, so I wouldn’t want to sleep.
The motivation is in my heart to work toward my goals and my dreams.
I have been interested in dreams, really since I was a kid. I have always been fascinated by the idea that your mind, when you are asleep, can create a world in a dream and you are perceiving it as though it really existed.
The best time for most people is the time when we hit the bed. To drain the entire day’s energy into the undiscovered realm of dreams. To see and meet the unknown while we snooze swimming in the clouds.
I am rich beyond the dreams of avarice.
Everybody past a certain age, regardless of how they look on the outside, pretty much constantly dreams of being able to escape from their lives.
To the degree we’re not living our dreams, our comfort zone has more control of us than we have over ourselves.
I’m proud to carry that torch and be like, ‘I’m gay! I’m black! Hang your dreams on me. Hang your hopes on me. I’ll carry them to the best of my ability.’
I felt like an ugly duckling back in school. I was a complete tomboy with short hair. Never in my dreams did I imagine that I would walk the ramp with 6-inch heels. My friends can’t believe that I’m an actor, because I was such an introvert in school.
For all life is a dream, and dreams themselves are only dreams.
I believe the reason we sleep is not just to allow our body to rest but that it is to allow this inner wisdom to speak to us through symbols. This includes the body or somatic problems as well as psychological ones. Dreams and drawings are useful in diagnosing physical conditions.
The inner confidence in knowing who you are, believing in your dreams, and following your heart, is what make you radiate from within.
A heart without dreams is like a bird without feathers.
Catcher in the Rye had a profound impact on me-the idea that we all have lots of dreams that are slowly being chipped away as we grow up.
As a child our dreams got scattered all about and all our future prospects got scattered to so many places, and we spend our lives trying to find the little pieces that make up our lives and make up the dreams that we had as a child that got blown away in the windstorm.
Follow your heart, and don’t be subservient to anyone. Shut out the world, and only listen to your heart to fulfill your dreams.
Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than the one with all the facts.
I think I usually have quite ordinary dreams. Sometimes my dreams take me to other dimensions. I can travel in my mind especially when I’m dreaming I focus my mind on what I want to dream. If I want to fly, I focus on flying.
We can live closer to our dreams if we are willing to dream them. And we can create a life as we want it to be.
Like all dreamers, I mistook disenchantment for truth.
I didn’t want to escape my life and become a big actress and live my dreams. That was never the way it was; it was just these amazing opportunities that happened.
Ours is the job of interpreting the Constitution. And that document isn’t some inkblot on which litigants may project their hopes and dreams.
I think of myself as a catalyst of action and a messenger of hope, turning people onto themselves and turning people onto their dreams.
I really think you can manifest your dreams. You can manifest your destiny. If you want something hard enough and you’re willing to work for it, I think you can get it. I truly believe that.
Don’t fall in love too fast. You think you know their dreams, but you just know their plans. Plans come from the head, but dreams come from the heart.
In my dreams, I could be a Princess, and that’s what I was. Like most little girls, I believed nothing less than a Prince could make my dreams come true.
My dreams are bigger than money; they’re bigger than fame.
For American filmmakers, the Oscars is like a mystic thing. For me, it was being in a mirror of my dreams when I was dreaming of Hollywood when I was an adolescent.
Dare to visualize a world in which your most treasured dreams have become true.
I never wanted to give in to my condition. My life changed a lot but I didn’t want it to change my dreams or goals.
I’ve accomplished a lot, but I still have more dreams that I want to achieve.
I’m fulfilling my dreams that I had as a kid every single day.
At the end of the day, stick up for yourself whether you have spiky hair, long hair, blonde hair, black hair, whatever it is, stick up for yourself and go for your dreams because at the end of the day, you can pretty much accomplish anything if you put your mind to it.
In dreams begin responsibilities.
There’s a logic to dreams that doesn’t necessarily follow linear narrative. You don’t know why things happen, it’s your subconscious pushing you, to give you information.
Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams.
To win the World Cup in our colours was beyond my dreams and something I will never, ever forget.
Follow your dreams and use your natural-born talents and skills to make this a better world for tomorrow.
My wildest dreams and the goals that I set for myself, I never imagined the success that I’ve been blessed with, and believe me, I feel blessed.
Our life dreams the Utopia. Our death achieves the Ideal.
I want people to follow their dreams, yes… but I’m not interested in telling young black kids how to be rappers… I want to show them that there’s so many other paths you can take, besides a rapper or basketball player.
Go out and chase your dreams no matter how crazy it looks.
It’s about important things such as having faith, pursuing your dreams and goals. My music is about drive.
Going into the Navy was the best decision I ever made in my life because it completely transformed that scared boy who didn’t have any dreams to someone who started to believe in himself.
Education is not a tool for development – individual, community and the nation. It is the foundation for our future. It is empowerment to make choices and emboldens the youth to chase their dreams.
Truly, this is a nation that sees itself as one that instills hope and is really about allowing people to pursue their dreams.
I would like to say every moment counts for you, so make the time that you spend for your dreams a very special moment, make sure that you do something that you’ll be happy with when you go back and look at yourself.
I’m a true believer in the strength of teamwork, in the power of dreams, and in the absolute necessity of a support structure.
All my music has always been about positive, having ambition, having goals, having dreams, and believing in yourself.
I dream that someday the step between my mind and my finger will no longer be needed. And that simply by blinking my eyes, I shall make pictures. Then, I think, I shall really have become a photographer.
As long as you pray and believe in your dreams, anything is possible.
I think everyone has dreams, and it’s just how you go about pursuing that. And I think anybody can do anything that they set their mind to. So if you set your mind to do something, and you exhaust every opportunity, I think you’re going to get there.
It is better to risk starving to death then surrender. If you give up on your dreams, what’s left?
I didn’t learn much about writing at Sarah Lawrence, but I learned a lot about the sources of poems – dreams, myth, history – from the really great teachers, Joseph Campbell, Charles Trinkhaus, Bert Loewenberg, and a young Australian anthropologist named Harry Hawthorne.
I am not ridiculing verbal mechanisms, dreams, or repressions as origins of poetry; all three of them and more besides may have a great deal to do with it.
And our dreams are who we are.
To be given the opportunity to help shape new artists’ careers and mentor them to see their dreams come to fruition is a task I welcome with open arms.
Dreaming or awake, we perceive only events that have meaning to us.
Dreams are illustrations from the book your soul is writing about you.
Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.
When you focus on your dreams, great things happen.
I’ve always been fascinated by memory and dreams because they are both completely our own. No one else has the same memories. No one has the same dreams.
Success is to bring into existence, in adult terms, your childhood dreams.
In my wildest dreams, I could not have imagined a sweeter life.
You build dreams, you build castles in the air, and you hope that at least part of that will be realized, even under apartheid.
Saddle your dreams before you ride em.
Binaries aside, we are the products of our relationships with our identities – cities we have built, bodies we have embraced, kindred souls we’ve cherished, our memories, our dreams, the fears we hide, the pain we hold – identities that cannot be reduced to a collection of labels.
Lose your dreams and you might lose your mind.
Fuel your kids’ dreams. Sometimes, that means letting them stay up past their bedtimes.
Don’t give up on your dreams, or your dreams will give up on you.
Only things the dreamers make live on. They are the eternal conquerors.
I grew up a Washington Redskins fan, right? I’ve always wanted to play for the team as a kid. I always had dreams and aspirations to play for that team. So, for them to change the name, it really hurt. It hurt deep down inside.
Perhaps life is just that… a dream and a fear.
People ask how can a Jewish kid from the Bronx do preppy clothes? Does it have to do with class and money? It has to do with dreams.
As soon as my brain starts working on reading a book, my dreams get a little more exciting, and music comes a little more naturally for me.
I was not looking for my dreams to interpret my life, but rather for my life to interpret my dreams.
We must stop talking about the American dream and start listening to the dreams of Americans.
Dreams are today’s answers to tomorrow’s questions.
When we can’t dream any longer we die.
There are millions of Americans outside Washington who are tired of stale political arguments and are moving this country forward. They believe, and I believe, that here in America, our success should depend not on accident of birth, but the strength of our work ethic and the scope of our dreams.
I couldn’t find the sports car of my dreams, so I built it myself.
In Kenya, I met wonderful girls; girls who wanted to help their communities. I was with them in their school, listening to their dreams. They still have hope. They want to be doctor and teachers and engineers.
Running had become such an obsession that even when asleep, I would run races in my dreams.
The dreamer can know no truth, not even about his dream, except by awaking out of it.
Learning to read and write changes lives; it means jobs, money, health, and dreams fulfilled.
Though we may have desires or bold goals, for whatever reason, most of us don’t think we can achieve something beyond what we’re qualified to achieve. Why, I ask, do we let reality interfere with our dreams?
I have accomplished my childhood dream: to be in show business. Everybody should be so lucky to have their dreams come true. I’ve been truly blessed.
I’d say people recognize me, but having children recognize me is the best. It is a very special thing. Suddenly you feel like you have the power to make the children’s dreams come true, and it’s better than anything else.
You keep dreaming big, never put the limit on your dreams, and believe that everything can come true.
Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country.
I obviously work really hard. But I also have the capacity to dream really big and have the discipline to materialize those dreams.
‘Do What You Gotta Do’ is a positive, inspirational song that says no matter what it is; whether you’re up against challenges or trying to get your dreams and aspirations met, you should do what whatever you have to do shy of killing yourself or someone else.
The world of men is dreaming, it has gone mad in its sleep, and a snake is strangling it, but it can’t wake up.
It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old, they grow old because they stop pursuing dreams.
I was studying psychology honours and was very happy in that zone. I had dreams of pursuing higher education. When the first film happened and another one after that, I was not sure about sticking around in this career. It was never my dream.
I dream of painting and then I paint my dream.
A positive attitude can really make dreams come true – it did for me.
Sleep is the best meditation.
All the things one has forgotten scream for help in dreams.
At the end of the day, I think people just need to start listening to their hearts and their gut feelings and their dreams, because that’s what I did.
We do not really feel grateful toward those who make our dreams come true; they ruin our dreams.
I always make my dreams into goals.
The past is always – one moment it’s what happened three minutes ago, and one minute it’s what happened 30 years ago. And they flow into each other in ways that we can’t predict and that we keep discovering in dreams, which keep bringing up feelings and moments, some of which we never actually saw.
Three of my childhood dreams went unfulfilled. I never saw a no-hitter, never saw a triple play, and never caught a ball that had been hit into the stands. But I did see the Yankees beat the Brooklyn Dodgers in a World Series game when I was 10.
Never think you can’t do something. I definitely never thought I could write a book, and even after I started writing it, I was like, ‘Oh my God, how am I gonna write a book?’ Just set your sights high and reach for the stars. Go live your dreams, and never think you can’t.
I don’t like to talk about my dreams. I like to make them happen. I prefer to talk about them when they’re done.
I can never decide whether my dreams are the result of my thoughts, or my thoughts the result of my dreams.
Take pleasure in your dreams; relish your principles and drape your purest feelings on the heart of a precious lover.
Help others achieve their dreams and you will achieve yours.
Divorce is a time of change. It really rocks a foundation of most people’s lives. When we have our heart broken or our dreams taken away from us, it is a time of growth and change.
Visions are worth fighting for. Why spend your life making someone else’s dreams?
Dreams do come true, if we only wish hard enough, You can have anything in life if you will sacrifice everything else for it.
Most of these producers have an agenda of what they want to push or what they think will be hot for someone. I don’t have an agenda. My agenda is to take someone and bring out their dreams, what they’re hearing in their head.’
Just because you have a baby on your hip – or one on the way or two at home – doesn’t mean you can’t go after your dreams.
I’d say it’s been my biggest problem all my life… it’s money. It takes a lot of money to make these dreams come true.
Every comedian dreams of hosting ‘The Tonight Show’ and, for seven months, I got to. I did it my way, with people I love, and I do not regret a second.
I believe in everything until it’s disproved. So I believe in fairies, the myths, dragons. It all exists, even if it’s in your mind. Who’s to say that dreams and nightmares aren’t as real as the here and now?
People need dreams, there’s as much nourishment in ’em as food.
If a small-town boy like me who bagged groceries was able to make his dreams come true, you can too.
He’s dreaming with his eyes open, and those that dream with their eyes open are dangerous, for they do not know when their dreams come to an end.
If you dream of becoming an eagle, you follow your dreams and not the words of a bunch of chickens.
I have this little plaque that my husband hung on our wall at home. It says, ‘If your dreams don’t scare you, they’re not big enough.’
It has never been my object to record my dreams, just the determination to realize them.
We are such stuff as dreams are made on; and our little life is rounded with a sleep.
I focus very much on the job and my goals and dreams.
Freud published The Interpretation of Dreams in 1900. It introduced the notion that there existed certain predictable and identifiable processes by which dreams were formed.
It doesn’t matter how you look. As long as you train hard, you focus and you’re hungry, and that drive is in you to follow your dreams, everything is possible.
Throughout my life my greatest benefactors have been my dreams and my travels; very few men, living or dead, have helped me in my struggle.
Make treating yourself a priority and always remember your life is happening now. Don’t put off all your dreams and pleasures to another day. In any balanced personal definition of success there has to be a powerful element of living life in the present.
For me, true kitsch has nothing to do with irony. It’s very honest. It represents what people like, their dreams.
Dreams become reality when we put our minds to it.
Ever since I retired from competitive bodybuilding, one of my dreams has been to offer an affordable way for independent gym owners to make a comfortable income and empower them to help the sick and diseased at the same time.
My dreams were all my own; I accounted for them to nobody; they were my refuge when annoyed – my dearest pleasure when free.
Dreams must be heeded and accepted. For a great many of them come true.
When I seen myself on TV, it made me realize, ‘You’re doing what you really wanted to do. You’re living out your dreams.’
I haven’t had an easy life, but at some point, you have to take responsibility for yourself and shape who it is that you want to be. I have no time for moaners. I like to chase my dreams and surround myself with other people who are chasing their dreams, too.
The dreams and passions stored within hearts are powerful keys which can unlock a wealth of potential.
Just really, really believe in what you’re trying to do. Don’t let people alter that. Let people advise you and lead you down paths to make smart business decisions. But trust your instinct and trust that overwhelming drive that made you put all your dreams and everything on the line.
If you get too big for your boots, if you’ve got big dreams, you’re gonna get them broken or shattered.
Dreams can still come true; you need a great deal of energy and determination, and a little bit of luck.
When I left my grandmother’s home in 1986 headed to Savannah State with two brown grocery bags filled with my belongings, nothing was going to keep me from realizing my dreams.
In the fifties I had dreams about touching a naked woman and she would turn to bronze or the dream about hot dogs chasing donuts through the Lincoln Tunnel.
As a young man you don’t notice at all that you were, after all, badly affected. For years afterwards, at least ten years, I kept getting these dreams, in which I had to crawl through ruined houses, along passages I could hardly get through.
Be a dreamer. If you don’t know how to dream, you’re dead.
Our dreams drench us in sense, and sense steeps us again in dreams.
‘Chewing Gum Dreams’ should make you look twice at the girl shouting on the bus and not just cuss her off from your life.
Hollywood has always been a cage… a cage to catch our dreams.
Screenplays I didn’t really care about, journalism, travel books, getting my writer friends to write about their dreams or something. I just determined to write the books I had to write.
Then I was working in a store in Newark, New Jersey, and I saw an actor in person, and I got so excited. My whole day changed. That’s when I decided to challenge myself to make my dreams become a reality.
I think basically becoming famous has taken the place of going to Heaven in modern society, hasn’t it? That’s the place where your dreams will come true. It’s an act of faith now; they think that’s going to sort things out.
At the end of the day, life’s about realising one’s human potential. I don’t know if I’ve realised mine, but I’ve certainly gone a long way towards realising some goals and some dreams.
Do It Under the Influence Yourself! That’s what we’re shooting for! Get drunk and make your dreams come true.
I have a long way to go as far as my acting career is concerned. Lots of milestones are to be achieved and dreams to be fulfilled. I would someday want to do playback singing, too, as I am a very passionate singer.
Every day, I try to make my dreams come true. And they often do.
I was in Nepal and I had watched Oprah Winfrey’s show. I had no idea, as a kid in Nepal, who she was, but I remember watching an episode of hers about living your dreams.
I can’t remember my dreams more than a couple of seconds after I wake up. It’s frustrating because sometimes I dream that I’m watching a really good movie.
Listen to the sounds of nature. Wishing you the best on your trek towards your dreams.
In a democracy, if you don’t get the votes, nothing else is possible, no matter how wonderful your dreams.
In most of our dreams, our inner eye of reflection is shut and we sleep within our sleep. The exception takes place when we seem to awake within our dreams, without disturbing or ending the dream state, and learn to recognize that we are dreaming while the dream is still happening.
If there are dreams about a beautiful South Africa, there are also roads that lead to their goal. Two of these roads could be named Goodness and Forgiveness.
There are two major masterpieces that really brought the language of dreams or nightmares to the screen. The initial one is Dali and Bunuel’s ‘Un Chien Andalou,’ and then later, David Lynch’s ‘Eraserhead.’
We had common interests in the beauty of the French language. We both had a tremendous love of jazz. We shared dreams of getting married and having a family, living in the country, leading an idyllic life.
When younger writers and poets, musicians and painters are weakened by a stemming of funds, they come to me saddened, not as full of dreams and excitement and ideas. I am then weakened and diminished, and made less rich.
Hollywood is the dream factory, and no one dreams about older women.
I am personally an idealist. I was lucky enough to follow my dreams in my own life, so you should definitely follow your dreams.
Having achieved my own dreams, I want to give to kids who are less fortunate, who struggle with everyday obstacles. I want to give them something positive in their lives: support.
Our dreams are firsthand creations, rather than residues of waking life. We have the capacity for infinite creativity; at least while dreaming, we partake of the power of the Spirit, the infinite Godhead that creates the cosmos.
Slowly, step-by-step, I will reach my goals and my dreams.
All books are either dreams or swords, you can cut, or you can drug, with words.
I had dreams of conehead aliens when I was little. Before ‘Saturday Night Live’ did it. And then they came out with them, and I went on to be a glorified extra in the movie. When everyone else was laughing, I was scared.
We are people with all the hopes, dreams, passions, and faults of everyone else. Eighty percent of us are born into families with no history of dwarfism.
My bedroom is my favorite chill out zone, where after a hectic day, I sign off to land in my dreams.
When your dreams include service to others – accomplishing something that contributes to others – it also accelerates the accomplishment of that goal. People want to be part of something that contributes and makes a difference.
I don’t have dreams. How can I say it? I myself am a dream.
Follow your dreams, work hard, practice and persevere. Make sure you eat a variety of foods, get plenty of exercise and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
I feel like I’m making a difference. I feel like putting out a message for young girls to follow your dreams and just work at what you want to do and be yourself.
I know how men in exile feed on dreams.
Oh, I was never a businessman. I was a visionary, a dreamer.
Dream small dreams. If you make them too big, you get overwhelmed and you don’t do anything. If you make small goals and accomplish them, it gives you the confidence to go on to higher goals.
Seems like half my anxiety dreams are about airports.
Know thyself. Remain steadfast. Follow your dreams. These are great directives and perfectly fitting for graduates. But reality is that achieving dreams takes a solid education – education that remains elusive for too many Americans.
You can go slow. Allow your dreams and goals to change, but live an intentional life.
People think it’s funny that I enjoy dreaming so much. I just use it as a form of entertainment. It’s very private. I don’t see my dreams as separate. I mean, half the time I’m wandering around dreaming anyway.
It’s cool to see all your dreams come to fruition.
I think cancer – I’m not an expert or a doctor – but I think cancer is the result of undigested dreams and forcing yourself to do something that is not distinctively you.
There were a lot of things that my parents could not do or afford. And when they put all that dreams into me and when I could not fulfill them, I felt very disappointed. And that was the only reason I wanted to dance with an artificial leg.
I don’t design clothes, I design dreams.
I’m happy, I’m healthy, I am not looking backwards – I’m only heading towards some kind of dreams of mine and living my dreams.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
For me they are no different, reality and dreams.
Richard Nixon had a kind of Walter Mitty fantasy life. He was a man with a grandiose thoughts: dreams of not simply being president but maybe becoming one of the truly great presidents of American history.
Al Haymon, one thing I can say about him, is he is a very honest guy. Very honest. He don’t sell dreams, he makes dreams come true. And that’s what he did for me.
If you’re the type of person who has to fulfill your dreams, you’ve gotta be resourceful to make sure you can do it. I came out to California when I was 21, thinking my New York credentials would take me all the way. I came back home a year later all dejected and a failure.
My dreams are huge, man. I dream all day every day. Do I want to get into restaurants one day? Yeah! Do I want to get into hospitality and have my own hotels? Yeah, I do!
As well as remembering the service of the non-white soldiers and auxiliaries of the first world war, we have also to remember what happened to them and their dreams of justice in the months and years after the armistice.
Folk songs express the dreams and prayers and hopes of the working people.
All I can say is that it’s important to follow your dreams.
My dreams are to unify the world light-heavyweight titles like Roy Jones did and then at cruiserweight before then possibly the heavyweight division.
I have big dreams, but if God would’ve told me that I had to sing in a local bar in Barcelona, and that that would be my life, that would be my life, I would’ve done it with the same passion.
Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
But we can hold our spirits and our bodies so pure and high, we may cherish such thoughts and such ideals, and dream such dreams of lofty purpose, that we can determine and know what manner of men we will be, whenever and wherever the hour strikes and calls to noble action.
I’m a dreamer. I have to dream and reach for the stars, and if I miss a star then I grab a handful of clouds.
I think it is often easier to make progress on mega-ambitious dreams. Since no one else is crazy enough to do it, you have little competition. In fact, there are so few people this crazy that I feel like I know them all by first name.
The only thing that comes to a sleeping man is dreams.
It’s just the risk that I take and the sacrifice that I make: Putting myself, my career, my family’s peace of mind on the line just to do right by my fans. It ain’t no gray area: You’re either with that and willing to go out of your way to make people who contribute to your dreams coming true happy or you aren’t.
My own dreams fortunately came true in this great state. I became Mr. Universe; I became a successful businessman. And even though some people say I still speak with a slight accent, I have reached the top of the acting profession.
Love is the most terrible, and also the most generous of the passions; it is the only one which includes in its dreams the happiness of someone else.
I’ve woken up from dreams and the whole song is there. I’m listening to it in my dreams. I consciously have to wake myself up and get a tape recorder because I hear it like a record.
Vision gets the dreams started. Dreaming employs your God-given imagination to reinforce the vision. Both are part of something I believe is absolutely necessary to building the life of a champion, a winner, a person of high character who is consistently at the top of whatever game he or she is in.
It’s not my job to dream your dreams. It’s my job to make your dreams become a reality.
Dreams about the future are always filled with gadgets.
Life is short. You’ve got to live your dreams.
You have many years ahead of you to create the dreams that we can’t even imagine dreaming. You have done more for the collective unconscious of this planet than you will ever know.
Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit. We are all the same in this notion: The potential for greatness lives within each of us.
No person has the right to rain on your dreams.
Our religion is the traditions of our ancestors – the dreams of our old men, given them in solemn hours of the night by the Great Spirit; and the visions of our sachems, and is written in the hearts of our people.
Computers are magnificent tools for the realization of our dreams, but no machine can replace the human spark of spirit, compassion, love, and understanding.
Someone once told me… ‘Anh believe in your dreams!’ I always have and always will, and I think that if you follow your dreams in life, you really can live an amazing life.
I have dreams of becoming a professional pastry chef and having a little bakery – that’s how much I love baking. I love to cook in general, but my heart lies in desserts.
God, that dumping ground of our dreams.
It’s when children are 15, 16 or 17 that they decide whether they want to be a doctor, an engineer, a politician or go to the Mars or moon. That is the time they start having a dream, and that’s the time you can work on them. You can help them shape their dreams.
I have always been amazed at the way an ordinary observer lends so much more credence and attaches so much more importance to waking events than to those occurring in dreams… Man… is above all the plaything of his memory.
Every actor dreams of getting a big break, a big opportunity.
I had to overcome challenge after challenge in order to take my life from nothing to living my dreams.
Keep God first, chase your dreams, and everything will pay off.
When I was young, I was an academically oriented guy like most academically oriented guys. I graduated in science, did an MBA. My dreams as a young boy were I wanted to be an industrialist, or I wanted to be a scientist.
Follow your passion, be prepared to work hard and sacrifice, and, above all, don’t let anyone limit your dreams.
I have very vivid dreams – almost always action-adventure. I’m often on the run. I’ve always had dreams. When I was little, I’d go to sleep with my head on my hands, which were in fists like I was looking through a camera. I felt like sleep was the movies – just drifting off to the movies.
I’ve got a young man who works for me who says you don’t need to discover your dreams – you need to recover them.
We can escape the commonplace only by manipulating it, controlling it, thrusting it into our dreams or surrendering it to the free play of our subjectivity.
Dreaming of a tomorrow, which tomorrow, will be as distant then as ’tis today.
I’m living out my dreams every day.
A lot of people do not muster the courage to live their dreams because they are afraid to die.
Men secretly respect a woman who is strong, has confidence and has dreams of her own. There’s nothing more attractive to a man than a woman who has dignity and pride in who she is.
As I live and am a man, this is an unexaggerated tale – my dreams become the substances of my life.
The world is seldom what it seems; to man, who dimly sees, realities appear as dreams, and dreams realities.
I can’t remember any dreams in my life. There’s so much strange in real life that it often seems like a dream.
Dreams are often most profound when they seem the most crazy.
A man is a god in ruins. When men are innocent, life shall be longer, and shall pass into the immortal, as gently as we awake from dreams.
I chased my dreams. In the end, find what gets you excited and chase it.
When the legends die, the dreams end; there is no more greatness.
Dreams have as much influence as actions.
If you’re too scared to put your dreams, thoughts, desires, fantasies on paper and share them with the world, then being an author isn’t the right career for you.
I have lots of ambitions. I’d love to do theatre. I’d like to be in ‘Tea With Mussolini 2;’ I’d like to touch Meryl Streep – which would involve being with her in some exotic location. I have lots of fantastical dreams.
Follow your dreams. Just make sure to have fun too.
You have to know your identity. It’s the biggest thing in wanting to pursue creative dreams.
I think having a strong female figure in my mom as an in-house role model was huge and really motivated me to continue to pursue my passion and my dreams.
Stay focused, go after your dreams and keep moving toward your goals.
As a kid, everyone dreams of being in an All-Star game.
I hope my story inspires everyone out there to keep hustling and chasing their dreams.
It isn’t a calamity to die with dreams unfulfilled, but it is a calamity not to dream.
I don’t think you should spend your life praying for things, but I do believe you should thank God for what He’s given you… but I think the scripture teaches us that we can pray for our dreams, pray for the big things… he’s not a small God; this God is incredible.
I’ve always loved watching movies and pageants. As I grew up, my dreams turned into goals and I started working towards that direction. I took one step at a time and luckily, things worked out in my favour.
The United States and Russia probably do not have common aims and dreams, but they have common worries: Both Washington and Moscow are concerned about the rise of China and are threatened by the rise of radical Islam.
There are a lot of hours and a lot of sacrifices you have to make to achieve your dreams as a tennis player.
Like dreams, statistics are a form of wish fulfillment.
The success I have achieved in bodybuilding, motion pictures, and business would not have been possible without the generosity of the American people and the freedom here to pursue your dreams.
It’s hard because people always say, ‘Follow your dreams,’ but it’s not a perfect world, and things don’t always work out. But you’ve just got to work hard, and you can’t take things for granted.
We grew up founding our dreams on the infinite promise of American advertising. I still believe that one can learn to play the piano by mail and that mud will give you a perfect complexion.
Always wear cute pyjamas to bed, you’ll never know who u will meet in your dreams.
There are so many miserable people out there who have not fulfilled their dreams. I believe you should do something that you love.
I stayed true to my dreams and, eventually, they came true.
After all those days in the cotton fields, the dreams came true on a gold record on a piece of wood. It’s in my den where I can look at it every day. I wear it out lookin’ at it.
We all keep dreaming, and luckily, dreams come true.
I think young women want to see themselves, and indeed their hopes and dreams, represented in characters.
This may sound strange but I had dreams as a kid of doing exactly what I ended up doing in my life.
Dreams are the seeds of change. Nothing ever grows without a seed, and nothing ever changes without a dream.
In dreams, anything can be anything, and everybody can do. We can fly, we can turn upside down, we can transform into anything.
I had dreams of becoming an officer and a gentleman. But hey: One out of two ain’t bad.
I am a walking piece of art every day, with my dreams and my ambitions forward at all times in an effort to inspire my fans to lead their life in that way.
I have had dreams and I have had nightmares, but I have conquered my nightmares because of my dreams.
That was an organic relationship. He reached out to me, and I was like, ‘Oh my God, I cannot believe somebody like Laquan Smith wants to put his clothes on me.’ He comes from a small place, and he has big dreams, and what I like about him the most is that his clothes curve with your body.
My mother had two unshakable beliefs that she tried to drill into me. The first was that I had to study and work twice as hard as my white peers if I wanted to survive in America, and the second was that it was delusional and dangerous to believe I possessed the same freedom white people had to pursue my dreams.
Talking about dreams is like talking about movies, since the cinema uses the language of dreams; years can pass in a second, and you can hop from one place to another. It’s a language made of image. And in the real cinema, every object and every light means something, as in a dream.
I understand it’s my role to realize people’s dreams. I’m O.K. with that so long as my songs are my own. No one can take my songs away from me.
High achievers spot rich opportunities swiftly, make big decisions quickly and move into action immediately. Follow these principles and you can make your dreams come true.
That’s the thing about dreams – they’re ineffable. If you can get to the bottom of it, it’s not a dream.
Luxury takes many forms nowadays, but one thing doesn’t change: luxury is about desire and the ability to create dreams.
What is life? A madness. What is life? An illusion, a shadow, a story. And the greatest good is little enough; for all life is a dream, and dreams themselves are only dreams.
There is a reason they called it chasing your dreams and not walking after them.
One of the dreams of Zionism was to be a bridge. Instead, we are creating exclusion between the East and the West instead of creating bridges; we are contributing to the conflict between East and West by our stupid desire to have more.
Dream the impossible because dreams do come true.
By nature, I’m a very positive person, and because I’m happy in myself, and in my life, and I’ve got a great husband, and beautiful children, and I have a job that I love that calls for a certain amount of emotional expression, I get to realise a lot of my dreams and aspirations.
Believe in love. Believe in magic. Hell, believe in Santa Clause. Believe in others. Believe in yourself. Believe in your dreams. If you don’t, who will?
Friends… they cherish one another’s hopes. They are kind to one another’s dreams.
What I would say to young entrepreneurs is there’s so many moments in your life where you have these dreams, and people are trying to protect you, and they say, perhaps, friends, family, parents sometimes, they don’t agree with it, they think, ‘This is just too high of a hurdle.’ And I don’t agree with that.
My dreams were at once more fantastic and agreeable than my writings.
I always knew that we were going to be successful and accomplish and succeed at our dreams. There was never a doubt in my mind. When we were recording ‘Appetite For Destruction’, we all knew.
What better model of a synthesis than a nocturnal dream? Dreams simplify, don’t they?
Myths are public dreams, dreams are private myths.
The work of an advertising agency is warmly and immediately human. It deals with human needs, wants, dreams and hopes. Its ‘product’ cannot be turned out on an assembly line.
If you take responsibility for yourself you will develop a hunger to accomplish your dreams.
When you follow your dreams, you encourage other people to follow theirs.
Our goals, our dreams and ambitions have always been towards performing live music across the globe, and so when we were told we were performing at The Billboard Awards or being nominated for a VMA, they’re like extra bonuses.
You have to have a dream so you can get up in the morning.
Thankfully, dreams can change. If we’d all stuck with our first dream, the world would be overrun with cowboys and princesses.
I just write what I wanted to write. I write what amuses me. It’s totally for myself. I never in my wildest dreams expected this popularity.
Dream in a pragmatic way.
Our citizens and those who have gone before us charted the broad outlines of where we need to go, and they would envy our opportunity to translate those dreams into action. And I believe they will judge us very harshly should we fail to act.
My dreams have come true. I mean, everything I wanted to happen as a kid has already happened.
I’d gone to Wellesley College, an amazing women’s college where the students were encouraged to follow our dreams. However, after I graduated and had a historical romance published, more than a few people indicated that, in some way, my career choice was a ‘waste’ of so much education.
Some people ask why people would go into a dark room to be scared. I say they are already scared, and they need to have that fear manipulated and massaged. I think of horror movies as the disturbed dreams of a society.
The dirty little secret on Wall Street: Eighty percent of the Wall Street executives’ and their spouses’ donations go to Democrats. It’s like they’ve got some kind of little sweet deal, where we’ll call you fat cats and demean you and stuff, but you will get richer than your wildest dreams.
All my records – ‘By the Time I Get to Phoenix,’ ‘Wichita Lineman,’ ‘Galveston,’ ‘Rhinestone Cowboy,’ ‘Dreams of the Everyday Housewife’ – they all had strings on them.
America is not just a democracy, it represents a certain culture of competitive mobility and personality aspirations, politics is not merely a clash of interests, but a clash of dreams.
There has been enough suffering in our country, there has been enough of children whose dreams die before they have a chance to grow and there has been enough of our elders who, having served their nation, are forced into indignity in their old age.
I am not Padma Shri Manoj Bajpayee. I am Manoj Bajpayee, an outsider who saw dreams and stayed on the fringes of Mumbai and worked day and night to get work.
The human imagination… has great difficulty in living strictly within the confines of a materialist practice or philosophy. It dreams, like a dog in its basket, of hares in the open.
Reality seems valueless by comparison with the dreams of fevered imaginations; reality is therefore abandoned.
At first, dreams seem impossible, then improbable, and eventually inevitable.
I want to use this big worldwide UFC platform to show people that don’t let anyone or anything come between you and your dreams and your career.
The NBA? Never in my wildest dreams when I was playing in Division III basketball.
I suppose all fictional characters, especially in adventure or heroic fiction, at the end of the day are our dreams about ourselves. And sometimes they can be really revealing.
Old age realizes the dreams of youth: look at Dean Swift; in his youth he built an asylum for the insane, in his old age he was himself an inmate.
Our brains have this habit of quilting dreams from the fabrics of our lives. As a filmmaker, I get to do it for a living.
There are so many dreams that I’d like to follow.
The only book by a modern president that bears serious comparison with Obama’s ‘Dreams From My Father’ is Jimmy Carter’s short campaign autobiography, ‘Why Not the Best?,’ published in 1975.
Our fathers had their dreams; we have ours; the generation that follows will have its own. Without dreams and phantoms man cannot exist.
When a marriage founders, this may well be cause for tremendous sadness, but it’s not a failure of spirit or character. People change, their goals and dreams alter, their ideas of themselves grow, or they just meet someone they like better.
Dreams that are planned are called frustration.
Obviously one must hold oneself responsible for the evil impulses of one’s dreams. In what other way can one deal with them? Unless the content of the dream rightly understood is inspired by alien spirits, it is part of my own being.
I work, and then whenever I have any other time, I’m with my daughter, and then I go to sleep. I think you basically have to abandon the dreams of having any other adult activities in your life. You have to go to sleep whenever your child goes to sleep. That’s basically how we’re doing it.
Let us keep the dance of rain our fathers kept and tread our dreams beneath the jungle sky.
Those inevitable dreams where you can’t get your column in, you know, and at first they were the Xerox telecopy, and then they were the fax machine, and then they were, you know, email. The anxiety remains the same, but the technology has changed.
Sometimes, I get ideas from dreams. Often, my stories are based on adventures that I, or my friends, have actually lived.
Follow your dreams. If you have a goal, and you want to achieve it, then work hard and do everything you can to get there, and one day it will come true.
Aren’t we all dreamers? It’s only because man dreamt of flying that we are travelling in planes. Behind all inventions, we see the dreams of people.
I have some big dreams. I really want my work to be worldwide and for a lot of people to hear it, just because I have a lot to say.
We work just as hard as any footballer, period. We go through the same experiences and heartaches. We make the same sacrifices. We leave our families behind to chase our dreams, too.
It’s important for people to know what they want, to know who they are, to follow their dreams and be the best versions of themselves.
Where all is but dream, reasoning and arguments are of no use, truth and knowledge nothing.
I feel like I’ve accomplished all my fantasies and childhood dreams. I had nothing; now I have everything.
Dreams come true; without that possibility, nature would not incite us to have them.
There are so many people who try so hard and have such big dreams, and it doesn’t happen for them.
I think the fact that I am living my dream and being really productive and embarking on all my lifelong aspirations is proof enough that if I can do it, anyone can. I try to tell everybody to dream big and go after their dreams.
We want an Afghanistan that is shaped by the dreams of the great Afghan people, not by irrational fears and overreaching ambitions of others.
Don’t be afraid of your dreams.
Even coming from small towns, the biggest dreams are possible.
A fulfilling life is different to each person. You have to acknowledge your dreams, and not just wait for life to happen, and opportunities to come knocking at your door.
Short stories are tiny windows into other worlds and other minds and dreams. They are journeys you can make to the far side of the universe and still be back in time for dinner.
I have spent a lifetime trying to share what it has meant to be a woman first in the world of sports so that other young women have a chance to reach their dreams.
I was always a closet lover of acting. My mom was very practical. She never, ever restricted our dreams, always told us we could do or be anything. Then I said, ‘Maybe I want to be an actor’. And she said, ‘Maybe not that’.
In high school, I worked eight hours a day just so I could get into the college of my dreams and say that I got in – and I never went.
I’d like to be remembered as someone who made a difference in the lives of young people – that I nurtured someone and taught them to pursue their dreams and their careers, to leave a legacy.
Both dreams and myths are important communications from ourselves to ourselves. If we do not understand the language in which they are written, we miss a great deal of what we know and tell ourselves in those hours when we are not busy manipulating the outside world.
Everyone has their dreams and their rise and their own version of a fall from grace.
I tell kids to have dreams, have goals, and believe in them because if you have any doubt, worry or fear, it will choke the life out of your dreams and goals.
The real hero is always a hero by mistake; he dreams of being an honest coward like everybody else.
It really is never too late, it really is never too early to figure out your goals and dreams and what you love.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher… or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
Your mind, while blessed with permanent memory, is cursed with lousy recall. Written goals provide clarity. By documenting your dreams, you must think about the process of achieving them.
Prime Minister Sharon, Prime Minister Abbas, I urge you today to end the designs of those who seek destruction, annihilation and occupation, and I urge you to have the will and the courage to begin to realize our dreams of peace, prosperity and coexistence.
Dreams do come true if you work hard and you get your head down.
This is the city of dreamers and time and again it’s the place where the greatest dream of all, the American dream, has been tested and has triumphed.
To become an astronaut, someone has to have a dream of his own to do something that he or she has always wanted to do, then commit himself to making that dream come true.
That’s what keeps me going: dreaming, inventing, then hoping and dreaming some more in order to keep dreaming.
Ever since ‘The Goldbergs’ began, one of my dreams was to write a homage to ‘Highlander.’
When I won in 2003, never in my wildest dreams did I ever think I would win Wimbledon and have my kids seeing me lift the trophy, so this is pretty surreal. And yeah, I was almost shocked in the moment that it all came together so nicely.
Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.
So many financial dreams are thwarted by the failure to act upon good intentions.
The truth is, even those who think Dreams only happen to someone else carry a Dream hidden deep in their heart, just hoping it can come true.
Dreams rise like the sun and set like the sun: One minute, it is high and bright; the next minute, you might lose it.
For anyone who’s a fan of the ‘X-files’ show – I mean, I have the ultimate role. I got to deal with Mulder. I got to talk to him; I had a fight sequence with him. Really, for anyone who is a fan of the show, I think I fulfilled a lot of young boys’ dreams.
Why does the eye see a thing more clearly in dreams than the imagination when awake?
I do comedy at a lot of colleges, and at the end of those shows, I take time to be a little more real with audiences. I try to inspire them to follow their dreams. When I was that age, it was incredible to hear stuff like that.
Growing up, my dad was ‘get a real job, don’t go pursuing your dreams, that’s how you become homeless.’ So, do I pick my family or do I pick my own happiness, and how much does my own happiness depend on my family?
Take what you can from your dreams, make them as real as anything.
We don’t have an eternity to realize our dreams, only the time we are here.
O reason, reason, abstract phantom of the waking state, I had already expelled you from my dreams, now I have reached a point where those dreams are about to become fused with apparent realities: now there is only room here for myself.
The greatest achievement was at first and for a time a dream. The oak sleeps in the acorn, the bird waits in the egg, and in the highest vision of the soul a waking angel stirs. Dreams are the seedlings of realities.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
Dreams have always expanded our understanding of reality by challenging our boundaries of the real, of the possible.
Your targets can only be realized on the basis of dreams.
I envy people with dreams and passions, but I don’t think that way. I still don’t have a ‘bliss’ to follow. For people like me – I suspect that’s most people – holding out for a ‘dream’ or a ‘passion’ is paralyzing. I just like having work I enjoy that feels meaningful. That’s hard enough… but it’s enough.
I do not have bad days. I don’t wake up in the morning and think that I’m going to get AIDS. I don’t dream bad dreams about it. If I did, I’d be giving in to the negativity.
Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men.
‘Shake It Up’ definitely teaches kids about the importance of reaching for your dreams and setting high goals. It also teaches great lessons about friendship and family.
There’s nothing as exciting as a comeback – seeing someone with dreams, watching them fail, and then getting a second chance.
I always tell young people to hold on to their dreams. And sometimes you have to stand up for what you think is right even if you have to stand alone.
To become a great player, you’ve got to show real dedication and commitment to football, and you’ve got to be very humble and hard-working. And, above all, you’ve got to fight to make your dreams come true.
When you have a dream that you can’t let go of, trust your instincts and pursue it. But remember: Real dreams take work, They take patience, and sometimes they require you to dig down very deep. Be sure you’re willing to do that.
We are not saving lives. We are selling dreams.
My mom was always so supportive; she enabled me to pursue my dreams. I danced on Broadway as a kid, and she would never miss a show.
Living in dreams of yesterday, we find ourselves still dreaming of impossible future conquests.
I never expected anyone to take care of me, but in my wildest dreams and juvenile yearnings, I wanted the house with the picket fence from June Allyson movies. I knew that was yearning like one yearns to fly.
Our dreams are a second life. I have never been able to penetrate without a shudder those ivory or horned gates which separate us from the invisible world.
I remember, when I was young, I had idols who inspired me to go for my dreams, and I just want to give the same back.
The song ‘What Goes Up’ was inspired as I was playing the piano and reminiscing about the Spaceship One launches I witnessed in the Mojave desert. It is an awesome thing to comprehend the magnitude of what a human being dreams and imagines can be realized.
Go to school and get your education and follow your dreams.
If you choose not to pursue your dreams, you’ll still be a part of a dream – only it will be someone else’s.
You know, the man of my dreams might walk round the corner tomorrow. I’m older and wiser and I think I’d make a great girlfriend. I live in the realm of romantic possibility.
When you’re a kid, you have these big ideas and these big dreams to make a change, or maybe you feel like you can’t make a difference.
Positional leaders ignore the fact that every person has hopes, dreams, desires, and goals of his own. And leaders must bring their vision and the aspirations of the people they lead together in a way that benefits everyone.
I have had a dream indicating rather clearly that I am on the way to being hetero, though I don’t accept it with much enthusiasm either awake or in the dreams.
A God Jar is anything you wish it to be, in which you can put your wishes, dreams, problems, prayers. You may want to think of it as a spiritual mailbox.
We dream of having a clean house – but who dreams of actually doing the cleaning? We don’t have to dream about doing the work, because doing the work is always within our grasp; the dream, in this sense, is to attain the goal without the work.
Before I went to work for ‘Playboy,’ I planned to apply to Yale to get a public policy master’s. I felt drawn to go into politics. Even before that, my dream was to wind up either in the Senate or on the Supreme Court. I had big dreams as a little girl.
The life of a man consists not in seeing visions and in dreaming dreams, but in active charity and in willing service.
We all have our time machines. Some take us back, they’re called memories. Some take us forward, they’re called dreams.
Dreaming in public is an important part of our job description, as science writers, but there are bad dreams as well as good dreams. We’re dreamers, you see, but we’re also realists, of a sort.
You know, Willie Wonka said it best: we are the makers of dreams, the dreamers of dreams.
To every people the land is given on condition. Perceived or not, there is a Covenant, beyond the constitution, beyond sovereign guarantee, beyond the nation’s sweetest dreams of itself.
If you dream of becoming an eagle, you follow your dreams and not the words of a bunch of chickens.
You know, songs like ‘Rock’n Me’ were actually written to be played in large… for a hundred thousand people kind of gatherings. And a lot of what came out on ‘Fly Like an Eagle’ and ‘Book of Dreams’ was music that was put together to be played in big, big venues with big light shows.
I’m very comfortable with the nature of life and death, and that we come to an end. What’s most difficult to imagine is that those dreams and early yearnings and desires of childhood and adolescence will also disappear. But who knows? Maybe you become part of the eternal whatever.
Everyone loves a comeback story, and everyone loves the underdog as well. I kind of feel like I’ve been the underdog. Hopefully that inspires people to not give up on themselves and their lives and not give up on their dreams.
If you want to have a life that is worth living, a life that expresses your deepest feelings and emotions and cares and dreams, you have to fight for it.
Dreams will get you nowhere, a good kick in the pants will take you a long way.
Integrity is critical to our lives – and to our dreams of achievement. We must remember that without integrity, nothing else matters and that with integrity, nothing else matters.
Dreams grow if you grow.
You have to dream dreams to live dreams.
Your dreams, ambition and experiences are creating a new person in you every day.
To provoke dreams of terror in the slumber of prosperity has become the moral duty of literature.
I will say that if my wildest dreams come true, I will, like, wake up one day, and I will be Carol Dweck, right? Because she is like everything I want to be.
All art is exorcism. I paint dreams and visions too; the dreams and visions of my time. Painting is the effort to produce order; order in yourself. There is much chaos in me, much chaos in our time.
Everyone always wants to find the answer, to feel that things are resolved. But in dreams, maybe there isn’t an answer so much.
Night is the mother of counsels.
Yet it is in our idleness, in our dreams, that the submerged truth sometimes comes to the top.
You’ll be much more successful if you follow your dreams and follow your passions.
At a pivotal time in my life, Barack Obama gave me hope that a boy who grew up like me could still achieve the most important of my dreams. For that, I’ll miss him and the example he set.
We must not let our passions destroy our dreams.
Believe in yourself, go after your dreams, and don’t let anyone put you in a box.
A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.
Both my mom and dad were quite supportive. They never ever stopped me in realizing my dreams in the film industry.
I led the life of an intellectual up until a certain age. I remember Freud’s ‘Interpretation of Dreams’ was a big favorite when I was 11. It sounded so interesting. And it really was!
A lot of people have their big dreams and get knocked down and don’t have things go their way. And you never give up hope, and you really just hold on to it. Hard work and perserverance. You just keep getting up and getting up, and then you get that breakthrough.
Life without dreams is like a bird with a broken wing – it can’t fly.
Sometimes dreams are wiser than waking.
Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
Dreams are true while they last, and do we not live in dreams?
Dreams are the ones that really keep me moving all the time. That’s what drives me.
Lonesome. Lonesome. I know what it means. Here all by my lonesome, dreaming empty dreams. Weary. Weary at the close of day, wondering if tomorrow brings me joy or sorrow.
I can’t comprehend that I’m in the film of ‘Les Miserables.’ It’s one of those dreams I thought would be unattainable for someone like me, who came from nowhere.
People say dreams aren’t a thing that happen, and I’m a believer that they do.
I know it’s cliche to say, ‘When you do something you love you never work a day in your life.’ But it is true: When you do something you love, life gets to be a little bit easier and enjoyable. So I just want people to follow their dreams.
I’m just a normal girl who dreams, who fights for what I believe.
People with disabilities have abilities too and that is what this course is all about – making sure those abilities blossom and shine so that all the dreams you have can come true.
I feel like dreams are always a little tricky, you know? But if you just push through the struggles and the hard times, it’ll be so worth it in the end because you will be able to get to your dreams.
I am just a girl chasing her dreams and having an amazing adventure.
Don’t let your dreams be dreams.
The more you can dream, the more you can do.
We are near waking when we dream we are dreaming.
We cast away priceless time in dreams, born of imagination, fed upon illusion, and put to death by reality.
Strivers achieve what dreamers believe.
Reverie is when ideas float in our mind without reflection or regard of the understanding.