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Ah, great it is to believe the dream as we stand in youth by the starry stream; but a greater thing is to fight life through and say at the end, the dream is true!

Author: Edwin Markham (1852-1940)

Profession: American Poet and Editor

The dreamer whose dreams are non-utilitarian has no place in this world. In this world the poet is anathema, the thinker a fool, the artist an escapist, the man of vision a criminal.

Author: Henry Miller (1891-1980)

Profession: American Author

But sure there is need of other remedies than dreaming, a weak contention of art against nature.

Author: Michel Eyquem De Montaigne (1533-1592)

Profession: French Philosopher, Essayist

To accomplish great things we must first dream, then visualize, then plan... believe... act!

Author: Alfred A. Montapert

Profession: American Author

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.

Author: Gerard De Nerval (1808-1855)

Profession: French Novelist, Poet

Dreams are necessary to life.

Author: Anais Nin (1914-1977)

Profession: French-born American Novelist, Dancer

Everything starts as somebody's day dream.

Author: Larry Niven


We are near waking when we dream we are dreaming.

Author: Novalis (1772-1801)

Profession: German Poet, Novelist

I believe that any single dream contains the essential message about our existence.

Author: Frederick Salomon Perls (1893-1970)

Profession: German Psychiatrist

Big thinking precedes great achievement.

Author: Wilferd A. Peterson


In bed my real love has always been the sleep that rescued me by allowing me to dream.

Author: Luigi Pirandello (1867-1936)

Profession: Italian Author, Playwright

All that we see or seem, is but a dream within a dream.

Author: Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1845)

Profession: American Poet, Critic, short-story Writer

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

Author: Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1845)

Profession: American Poet, Critic, short-story Writer

Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.

Author: Alexander Pope (1688-1744)

Profession: British Poet, Critic, Translator

If a little dreaming is dangerous, the cure for it is not to dream less but to dream more, to dream all the time.

Author: Marcel Proust (1871-1922)

Profession: French Novelist