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Dreams II

What happens to a dream deferred?
Does it dry up Like a raisin in the sun? . . . Or does it explode? -- Langston Hughes

Writing is nothing more than a guided dream. -- Jorge Luis Borges

Dreams come true; without that possibility, nature would not incite us to have them. -- John Updike

A dream will always triumph over reality, once it is given the chance. -- Stanislaw Lem

Dreaming men are haunted men. -- Stephen Vincent Benet

Dreaming permits each and every one of us
to be quietly and safely insane
every night of our lives. -- William Dement

Illusion is the first of all pleasures. -- Voltaire

Dreams - A microscope through which we look at the hidden occurrences in our soul. -- Erich Fromm

Every challenge we face can be solved by a dream. -- David Schwartz

To accomplish great things one must not only act, but dream.

Never laugh at anyone else's dreams.

Everything starts as somebody's daydream. -- Larry Niven

Goals are dreams with deadlines. -- Diana Scharf Hunt

Greatness is the dream of youth realized in old age. -- Alfred Victor Vigny

Hold fast to dreams for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly. -- Langston Hughes

Hope is the dream of a waking man. -- Diogenes

Although this account holds forever, men ever fail to comprehend, both before hearing it and once they have heard. Although all things come to pass in accordance with this account, men are like the untried when they try such words and works as I set forth, distinguishing each according to its nature and telling how it is. But other men are oblivious of what they do awake, just as they are forgetful of what they do asleep. -- Heraclitus, fragment 1

I don't use drugs; my dreams are frightening enough. -- M. C. Escher

Dreams are free, but you get soaked on the connect time.

When your dreams turn to dust, vacuum. -- Anonymous

I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past. -- Thomas Jefferson

Yesterday is but today's memory, and tomorrow is today's dream. -- Kahlil Gibran

Your old men shall dream dreams, your young men shall see visions. -- Joel 2:28

When I consider this carefully,
I find not a single property which with certainty
separates the waking state from the dream.
How can you be certain that your whole life is not a dream? -- Descartes

Don't tell me what you dreamed last night for I've been reading Freud.

For the dream proves on psychological investigation to be the first of a series of abnormal psychic formations, a series whose succeeding members- the hysterical phobias, the obsessions, the delusions- must, for practical reasons, claim the attention of the physician. The dream, as we shall see, has no title to such practical importance, but for that very reason its theoretical value as a typical formation is all the greater, and the physician who cannot explain the origin of dream-images will strive in vain to understand the phobias and the obsessive and delusional ideas, or to influence them by therapeutic methods. -- Sigmund Freud, The Interpretation of Dreams

Dreams are real while they are happening. Can we say anymore about life? -- Havelock Ellis

Those who are asleep are fellow-workers in what goes on in the world. -- Heraclitus of Ephesus (?)

In your heart, keep one still, secret spot where dreams may go
and sheltered so may thrive and grow. -- Louise Driscoll

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