Quotations on Dream
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Chaos was the law of nature; Order was the dream of man.
- Henry B. Adams
(Keywords: Nature, Dream, Chaos, Law, Man, Order)
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
- John Quincy Adams
(Keywords: Leader, Dream, Actions)
If we hope for what we are not likely to possess, we act and think in vain, and make life a greater dream and shadow than it really is.
- Joseph Addison
(Keywords: Life, Dream, Hope, Act, Shadow)
It's definitely a dream come true to be recognized and to be able to sign autographs. But, it's also a lot of hard work and can be draining. If you don't know already, you will quickly learn who your real friends are.
- Christina Aguilera
(Keywords: Work, Dream, Friends, Hard work, Will)
We all have our own life to pursue, our own kind of dream to be weaving, and we all have the power to make wishes come true, as long as we keep believing.
- Louisa May Alcott
(Keywords: Life, Power, Dream, Wishes)
Life is a dream for the wise, a game for the fool, a comedy for the rich, a tragedy for the poor.
- Sholom Aleichem
(Keywords: Life, Dream, Comedy, Fool, Poor, Tragedy)
But you know, I still had a dream of being able to go back home and tour.
- Luther Allison
(Keywords: Home, Dream, Being)
Music is harmony, harmony is perfection, perfection is our dream, and our dream is heaven.
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Keywords: Music, Dream, Harmony, Heaven, Perfection)
There's always been a lot of pressure and tension on the line. If 'Pi' didn't work out, I have no idea what my career would be. I don't think I would have gotten another shot at it. If 'Requiem for a Dream' didn't work out, they would have called me a 'one-hit wonder with a sophomore slump'.
- Darren Aronofsky
(Keywords: Work, Idea, Dream, Career, Pressure, Tension, Wonder)
Popular art is the dream of society; it does not examine itself.
- Margaret Atwood
(Keywords: Art, Dream, Society, Popular)
Life is a song - sing it. Life is a game - play it. Life is a challenge - meet it. Life is a dream - realize it. Life is a sacrifice - offer it. Life is love - enjoy it.
- Sai Baba
(Keywords: Life, Love, Sacrifice, Dream, Challenge, Play, Song)
If I were asked to name the chief benefit of the house, I should say: the house shelters day-dreaming, the house protects the dreamer, the house allows one to dream in peace.
- Gaston Bachelard
(Keywords: Peace, Dream, Day, Name)
There is no excellence without labor. One cannot dream oneself into either usefulness or happiness.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey
(Keywords: Happiness, Dream, Excellence, Labor, Usefulness)
When I used to live in the Brewster Projects, I always thought it would be fantastic to have a phone. I would dream about a phone.
- Florence Ballard
(Keywords: Thought, Dream, Projects)
I never got tired of Tom and Jerry, but I did have a dream of doing more with my life than making cartoons.
- Joseph Barbera
(Keywords: Life, Dream, Cartoons)
But whether it be dream or truth, to do well is what matters. If it be truth, for truth's sake. If not, then to gain friends for the time when we awaken.
- Pedro Calderon de la Barca
(Keywords: Time, Truth, Dream, Friends, Gain)
Vision without action is merely a dream. Action without vision just passes the time. Vision with action can change the world.
- Joel A. Barker
(Keywords: Change, Time, Dream, Action, Vision, World)
My mom passed away a day before high school started, and her dream was for me to be a full rock and roll guy, and play drums in a band.
- Travis Barker
(Keywords: Mom, Dream, Day, Play, School)
It's a dream come true, and with this music, with this Rossini, it's unbelievable how to express the joy and express the joy of the situation and the joy to play this music, to sing this music, it's really fantastic.
- Cecilia Bartoli
(Keywords: Music, Dream, Joy, Play)
There is no dream of love, however ideal it may be, which does not end up with a fat, greedy baby hanging from the breast.
- Charles Baudelaire
(Keywords: Love, Dream, Baby, End, May)
Boredom is the dream bird that hatches the egg of experience. A rustling in the leaves drives him away.
- Walter Benjamin
(Keywords: Experience, Dream, Boredom)
From childhood on I have had the dream of life lived as a sacrament... the dream implied taking life ritually as something holy.
- Bernard Berenson
(Keywords: Life, Dream, Childhood)
Publicity is the life of this culture - in so far as without publicity capitalism could not survive - and at the same time publicity is its dream.
- John Berger
(Keywords: Life, Time, Dream, Capitalism, Culture, Publicity)
Film as dream, film as music. No art passes our conscience in the way film does, and goes directly to our feelings, deep down into the dark rooms of our souls.
- Ingmar Bergman
(Keywords: Art, Music, Feelings, Dream, Conscience, Deep, Film)
Hunger and sex still dominate the primitive mammalian side of human existence, but at the present time it looks as if humanity were within sight of their satisfaction. Permanent plenty, no longer a Utopian dream, awaits the arrival of permanent peace.
- John Desmond Bernal
(Keywords: Peace, Time, Sex, Dream, Existence, Humanity, Hunger, Present, Satisfaction, Sight)
I remember being young in the 1960s... we had a great sense of the future, a great big hope. This is what is missing in the youth today. This being able to dream and to change the world.
- Bernardo Bertolucci
(Keywords: Change, Dream, Hope, Being, Future, Sense, Today, World, Youth)
No one's ever happy with their position in Hollywood. You hear that from people you'd never dream would complain.
- Yasmine Bleeth
(Keywords: People, Dream, Hollywood)
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.
- Michael Bloomberg
(Keywords: Time, Dream, American)
The death tax punishes the American dream - making it virtually impossible for the average American family to build wealth across generations.
- Kit Bond
(Keywords: Death, Family, Dream, Wealth, American, Tax, Generations)
The American Dream is one of success, home ownership, college education for one's children, and have a secure job to provide these and other goals.
- Leonard Boswell
(Keywords: Education, Home, Success, Dream, Goals, American, Children, College, Job, Ownership)
I think Democrats are right. We fight for the American dream, for the environment, for privacy rights, a woman's right to choose, a good public education system.
- Barbara Boxer
(Keywords: Education, Dream, American, Democrats, Environment, Fight, Rights, Privacy, Public, Woman)
Singing for royalty is a dream of mine - I'd absolutely love to sing for the Queen at the Royal Variety Show. All the contestants are very good. I will just have to do my best and see what happens.
- Susan Boyle
(Keywords: Love, Dream, Queen, Royalty, Singing, Variety, Will)
I think A Midsummer Night's Dream would be terrific because of the transformations that occur. Or The Tempest, things like that. Extraordinary larger than life or supernatural element.
- Kenneth Branagh
(Keywords: Life, Dream, Night, Supernatural)
Having the right people around you all the time is important. I do take the acting seriously. But this is all fun. I look at it like smoke and mirrors. I still think it's a dream, but I ain't pinching myself yet.
- Chris Brown
(Keywords: Time, People, Dream, Acting, Fun, Right)
It's about avoiding reality through various escape routes that become addictions and lead to Hell. My character is addicted to television, chocolate, coffee, to her dream of her son, which has no basis in reality.
- Ellen Burstyn
(Keywords: Son, Dream, Character, Coffee, Hell, Reality, Television)
How strange are the tricks of memory, which, often hazy as a dream about the most important events of a man's life, religiously preserve the merest trifles.
- Richard Burton
(Keywords: Life, Dream, Events, Man, Memory, Trifles)
The winner of the hoop race will be the first to realize her dream, not society's dream, her own personal dream.
- Barbara Bush
(Keywords: Society, Dream, First, Race, Will)
I am living out my adolescent dream of travel and adventure.
- Tim Cahill
(Keywords: Travel, Dream, Adventure, Living)
Each of us has an inner dream that we can unfold if we will just have the courage to admit what it is. And the faith to trust our own admission. The admitting is often very difficult.
- Julia Cameron
(Keywords: Faith, Trust, Dream, Courage, Will)
Truly fertile Music, the only kind that will move us, that we shall truly appreciate, will be a Music conducive to Dream, which banishes all reason and analysis. One must not wish first to understand and then to feel. Art does not tolerate Reason.
- Albert Camus
(Keywords: Art, Music, Dream, First, Reason, Will)
I have this dream life where I get to be a celebrity but I get to navigate the world fairly easily because I'm always in character.
- Dana Carvey
(Keywords: Life, Dream, Character, Celebrity, World)
Happiness, I do not know where to turn to discover you on earth, in the air or the sky; yet I know you exist and are no futile dream.
- Rosalia de Castro
(Keywords: Happiness, Dream, Earth, Sky)
My age and health will never allow me to realize the dream of art I've been pursuing all my life.
- Paul Cezanne
(Keywords: Age, Art, Health, Life, Dream, Will)
And we are grateful to the American young men and women who are risking their lives to give the Iraqi people this chance, this dream of democracy in Iraq now.
- Ahmed Chalabi
(Keywords: Men, Women, People, Dream, American, Chance, Democracy, Iraq, Now)
Although the dream is a very strange phenomenon and an inexplicable mystery, far more inexplicable is the mystery and aspect our minds confer on certain objects and aspects of life.
- Giorgio de Chirico
(Keywords: Life, Dream, Inexplicable, Mystery)
Nothing is as real as a dream. The world can change around you, but your dream will not. Responsibilities need not erase it. Duties need not obscure it. Because the dream is within you, no one can take it away.
- Tom Clancy
(Keywords: Change, Dream, Nothing, Will, World)
For centuries, New York has served as the gateway for millions of people from all over the world in search of the American dream. It only makes sense that it would now serve as a gateway for the world's greatest athletes.
- Hillary Clinton
(Keywords: People, Dream, American, Athletes, Now, Sense, World)
I bought a piano once because I had the dream of playing As Time Goes By as some girl's leaning on it drinking a martini. Great image. But none of it worked out. I can't even play Chopsticks. But I've got a nice piano at my house!
- George Clooney
(Keywords: Time, Dream, Drinking, Play)
If a man could pass through Paradise in a dream, and have a flower presented to him as a pledge that his soul had really been there, and if he found that flower in his hand when he awake - Aye, what then?
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge
(Keywords: Soul, Dream, Paradise, Man)
Make every thought, every fact, that comes into your mind pay you a profit. Make it work and produce for you. Think of things not as they are but as they might be. Don't merely dream - but create!
- Robert Collier
(Keywords: Work, Thought, Dream, Fact, Mind, Profit)