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    Joseph Barbera

    That's what keeps me going: dreaming, inventing, then hoping and dreaming some more in order to keep dreaming.

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    M. C. Escher

    I don't use drugs, my dreams are frightening enough.

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    Florence King

    People are so busy dreaming the American Dream, fantasizing about what they could be or have a right to be, that they're all asleep at the switch. Consequently we are living in the Age of Human Error.

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    William Faulkner

    All of us failed to match our dreams of perfection. So I rate us on the basis of our splendid failure to do the impossible.

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    Andre Breton

    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.

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    Darren L. Johnson

    Whatever you do, never stop dreaming.

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    Henry David Thoreau

    Dreams are the touchstones of our character.

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    Edgar Cayce

    Dreams are today's answers to tomorrow's questions.

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    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

    Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men.

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    George Santayana

    The dreamer can know no truth, not even about his dream, except by awaking out of it.

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    Gloria Steinem

    Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.

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    Zhuangzi

    I do not know whether I was then a man dreaming I was a butterfly, or whether I am now a butterfly dreaming I am a man.

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    Donald G. Mitchell

    Married or unmarried, young or old, poet or worker, you are still a dreamer, and will one time know, and feel, that your life is but a dream.

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    Aldous Huxley

    Dream in a pragmatic way.

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    Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Judge of your natural character by what you do in your dreams.

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    Tupac Shakur

    Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.

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    Charles Lindbergh

    Living in dreams of yesterday, we find ourselves still dreaming of impossible future conquests.

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    Paul Valery

    The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.

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    Harriet Tubman

    Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.

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    Sigmund Freud

    The interpretation of dreams is the royal road to a knowledge of the unconscious activities of the mind.

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    Charley Pride

    I was always a dreamer, in childhood especially. People thought I was a little strange.

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    Erich Fromm

    We all dream; we do not understand our dreams, yet we act as if nothing strange goes on in our sleep minds, strange at least by comparison with the logical, purposeful doings of our minds when we are awake.

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    Erma Bombeck

    Dreams have only one owner at a time. That's why dreamers are lonely.

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    Roy Orbison

    I close my eyes, then I drift away, into the magic night I softly say. A silent prayer, like dreamers do, then I fall asleep to dream my dreams of you.

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    T. E. Lawrence

    All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible.

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    Les Brown

    If you take responsibility for yourself you will develop a hunger to accomplish your dreams.

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    Henry David Thoreau

    If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with success unexpected in common hours.

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    Joseph Campbell

    Myths are public dreams, dreams are private myths.

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    Anais Nin

    Dreams pass into the reality of action. From the actions stems the dream again; and this interdependence produces the highest form of living.

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    Abdul Kalam

    Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.

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    Elizabeth Barrett Browning

    God's gifts put man's best dreams to shame.

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    Khalil Gibran

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

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    Alfred Lord Tennyson

    Dreams are true while they last, and do we not live in dreams?

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    Dorothy Gilman

    People need dreams, there's as much nourishment in 'em as food.

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    Herbert Kaufman

    Only things the dreamers make live on. They are the eternal conquerors.

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    Jesse Owens

    We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort.

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    George Bernard Shaw

    Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children.

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    Jerry B. Jenkins

    Writers write. Dreamers talk about it.

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    Eugene Ionesco

    Ideologies separate us. Dreams and anguish bring us together.

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    Sarah Ban Breathnach

    The world needs dreamers and the world needs doers. But above all, the world needs dreamers who do.

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    Mitch Hedberg

    I'm sick of following my dreams. I'm just going to ask them where they're goin', and hook up with them later.

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    Stephen Vincent Benet

    Dreaming men are haunted men.

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    Khalil Gibran

    The most pitiful among men is he who turns his dreams into silver and gold.

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    Abdul Kalam

    You have to dream before your dreams can come true.

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    Joseph Conrad

    Perhaps life is just that... a dream and a fear.

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    Walt Disney

    All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.

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    Victor Hugo

    Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.

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    Joel Osteen

    Do all you can to make your dreams come true.

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    Colin Powell

    A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.

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    Anne Campbell

    You can plant a dream.

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    Carl Jung

    Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.

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    Michel de Montaigne

    Those who have compared our life to a dream were right... we were sleeping wake, and waking sleep.

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    William Butler Yeats

    In dreams begins responsibility.

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    Drew Barrymore

    I've always said that one night, I'm going to find myself in some field somewhere, I'm standing on grass, and it's raining, and I'm with the person I love, and I know I'm at the very point I've been dreaming of getting to.

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    Douglas Adams

    He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.

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    Usher Raymond

    Strivers achieve what dreamers believe.

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    Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

    My dreams were all my own; I accounted for them to nobody; they were my refuge when annoyed - my dearest pleasure when free.

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    Lenny Wilkens

    We should never discourage young people from dreaming dreams.

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    Madonna Ciccone

    I stand for freedom of expression, doing what you believe in, and going after your dreams.

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    David Herbert Lawrence

    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.

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    Lope de Vega

    Dreaming of a tomorrow, which tomorrow, will be as distant then as 'tis today.

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    Joan Didion

    Was it only by dreaming or writing that I could find out what I thought?

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    Anatole France

    To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.

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    Michael Bloomberg

    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.

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    Baltasar Gracian

    Dreams will get you nowhere, a good kick in the pants will take you a long way.

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    Terry Pratchett

    Only in our dreams are we free. The rest of the time we need wages.

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    Brian Schweitzer

    I challenge you to be dreamers; I challenge you to be doers and let us make the greatest place in the world even better.

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    Christopher Reeve

    So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable.

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    James Dean

    Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.

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    Rene Descartes

    I am accustomed to sleep and in my dreams to imagine the same things that lunatics imagine when awake.

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    Herb Brooks

    You know, Willie Wonka said it best: we are the makers of dreams, the dreamers of dreams.

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    Jesse Jackson

    No one should negotiate their dreams. Dreams must be free to fly high. No government, no legislature, has a right to limit your dreams. You should never agree to surrender your dreams.

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    Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

    Dream manfully and nobly, and thy dreams shall be prophets.

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    Erma Bombeck

    It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.

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    Malcolm Forbes

    When you cease to dream you cease to live.

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    Akira Kurosawa

    Man is a genius when he is dreaming.

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    Jean-Paul Sartre

    Like all dreamers, I mistook disenchantment for truth.

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    Jack Kerouac

    All human beings are also dream beings. Dreaming ties all mankind together.

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    Anais Nin

    Dreams are necessary to life.

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    Eva Green

    I am a dreamer. Seriously, I'm living on another planet.

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    Bill Watterson

    I think we dream so we don't have to be apart so long. If we're in each other's dreams, we can play together all night.

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    Jim Bakker

    Oh, I was never a businessman. I was a visionary, a dreamer.

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    Edgar Allan Poe

    Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.

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    E. V. Lucas

    One of the most adventurous things left us is to go to bed. For no one can lay a hand on our dreams.

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    Joy Page

    Dream and give yourself permission to envision a You that you choose to be.

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    Mike Tyson

    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.

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    John Lithgow

    Everybody's a dreamer.

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    Oscar Wilde

    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.

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    Margaret Fuller

    Only the dreamer shall understand realities, though in truth his dreaming must be not out of proportion to his waking.

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    John Barrymore

    A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.

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    Robert Kennedy

    There are those who look at things the way they are, and ask why... I dream of things that never were, and ask why not?

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    Debi Thomas

    I tell people I'm too stupid to know what's impossible. I have ridiculously large dreams, and half the time they come true.

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    Novalis

    We are near waking when we dream we are dreaming.

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    Eleanor Roosevelt

    The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.

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    Amy Lowell

    Take everything easy and quit dreaming and brooding and you will be well guarded from a thousand evils.

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    Jane Roberts

    Dreaming or awake, we perceive only events that have meaning to us.

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    Paul Wellstone

    Sometimes, the only realists are the dreamers.

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    James Huneker

    All men of action are dreamers.

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    Elias Canetti

    All the things one has forgotten scream for help in dreams.

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    Katie Holmes

    We all keep dreaming, and luckily, dreams come true.

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