Quotes about Dreams

"Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart... Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens."

Carl Gustav Jung (26 July 1875 – 6 June 1961) was a Swiss psychiatrist, an influential thinker and the founder of analytical psychology.


"It may be that those who do most, dream most."

Stephen Butler Leacock (30 December 1869 – 28 March 1944) was a Canadian economist, writer and humorist.


"Dreams have as much influence as actions."

Stéphane Mallarmé (18 March 1842 – 9 September 1898) whose real name was Étienne Mallarmé, was a French poet and critic. He was a major French symbolist poet, and his work anticipated and inspired several revolutionary artistic schools of the early 20th century.


"They've promised that dreams can come true, but forget to mention that nightmares are dreams, too."

Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (16 October 1854 – 30 November 1900) was an Irish writer, poet, and prominent aesthete. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s. Today he is remembered for his many epigrams, his plays which are still revived, and the tragedy of his imprisonment and early death.


"Dreams are only thoughts you didn't have time to think about during the day."

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"Dream in light years, challenge miles, walk step by step."

William Shakespeare (baptised 26 April 1564; died 23 April 1616) was an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.


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

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (28 August 1749 – 22 March 1832) was a German writer and polymath. Goethe is considered by many to be the most important writer in the German language and one of the most important thinkers in Western culture. Goethe's works span the fields of poetry, drama, literature, theology, philosophy, and science. His magnum opus, lauded as one of the peaks of world literature, is the two-part drama Faust.


"To the degree we're not living our dreams our comfort zone has more control of us than we have over ourselves."

Peter Alexander McWilliams (August 5, 1949 – June 14, 2000) was a writer of best-selling self-help books and, in his later years, a cannabis activist. Terminally ill with AIDS and cancer, he became a vocal campaigner for the legalization of medical cannabis.


"It takes a person who is wide awake to make his dream come true."

Roger Ward Babson (July 6, 1875 – March 5, 1967) remembered today largely for founding Babson College in Massachusetts, was an entrepreneur and business theorist in the first half of the 20th century.


"Good plans shape good decisions. That's why good planning helps to make elusive dreams come true."

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