Dreams, as we understand them, have two definitions. One being the spaces, places and faces we find while we sleep, and the other being the goals we set out to achieve in this life.
Both are an integral part of the human experience, interweaving our subjective and collective realities in ways it is impossible to understand.
Without them, life as we know it could not exist. Here are 10 quotes on the magnificence of dreams.
“I don’t dream at night, I dream all day; I dream for a living.” ~ Steven Spielberg
“All human beings are also dream beings. Dreaming ties all mankind together.” ~ Jack Kerouac
“Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
“Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.” ~ Edgar Allan Poe
“I dream my painting and I paint my dream.” ~ Vincent van Gogh
“Dreams pass into the reality of action. From the actions stems the dream again; and this interdependence produces the highest form of living.” ~ Anais Nin
“I don’t use drugs, my dreams are frightening enough.” ~ M. C. Escher
“The whole life is a succession of dreams. My ambition is to be a conscious dreamer, that is all.” ~ Swami Vivekanada
“Keep true to the dreams of thy youth.” ~ Friedrich von Schiller
“You may say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one. I hope someday you’ll join us. And the world will live as one.” ~ John Lennon