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Dreaming is an act of pure imagination,
attesting in all men a creative power, which if it were available
in waking, would make every man a Dante or Shakespeare.
~ H.F. Hedge
Dreams are answers to questions
we haven't yet figured out how to ask.
All the things one has forgotten
scream for help in dreams.
~ Elias Canetti
Dreams are only thoughts you didn't
have time to think about during the day.
~ Author Unknown
A dream which is not interpreted
is like a letter which is not read.
~ The Talmud
Dreams are illustrations... from
the book your soul is writing about you.
~ Marsha Norman
A dream has power to poison sleep.
~ Percy Bysshe Shelley, "Mutability"
Dreaming permits each and every
one of us to be quietly and safely insane every night of our lives.
~ William Dement
Dreams are today's answers to tomorrow's
~ Edgar Cayce
One can write, think and pray exclusively
of others; dreams are all egocentric.
~ Evelyn Waugh
Dreams say what they mean, but they
don't say it in daytime language.
~ Gail Godwin
Huge and mighty forms that do not
live like living men, moved slowly through the mind by day and
were trouble to my dreams.
~ Wordsworth, Resolution and Independence
Recall the old story of the rather
refined young man who preferred sex dreams to visiting brothels
because he met a much nicer type of girl that way.
~ Vivian Mercer
Dreams are free, so free your dreams.
~ Astrid Alauda
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.
~ Bill Watterson, Calvin & Hobbes
For dhrames always go by conthraries,
~ Samuel Lover, Rory O' More
In a dream you are never eighty.
~ Anne Sexton
A dream is a microscope through
which we look at the hidden occurrences in our soul.
~ Erich Fromm (Thanks, Sarah)
Dreams are free therapy. Consult
your inner Freud.
~ Grey Livingston
Dreams are free therapy, but you
can only get appointments at night.
~ Grey Livingston
The best reason for having dreams
is that in dreams no reasons are necessary.
~ Ashleigh Brilliant
Dreams are nature's answering service
- don't forget to pick up your messages once in a while.
~ Sarah Crestinn
Dreams are road signs along the
nighttime highway of sleep.
~ Astrid Alauda, Dyspeptic Enlightenment
We are not only less reasonable
and less decent in our dreams... we are also more inteligent,
wiser and capable of better judgment when we are asleep than when
we are awake.
~ Erich Fromm
For a dreamer, night's the only
time of day.
~ From the movie Newsies
Those who have compared our life
to a dream were right.... We sleeping wake, and waking sleep.
~ Michel de Montaigne, Essays, 1580
He felt that his whole life was
some kind of dream and he sometimes wondered whose it was and
whether they were enjoying it.
~ Douglas Adams, "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy"
Those who dream by day are cognizant
of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
~ Edgar Allan Poe, "Eleonora"
Last night I dreamed I ate a ten-pound
and when I woke up the pillow was gone.
~ Tommy Cooper