A dream which is not interpreted is like a letter which is
- The Talmud
I have spread my dreams under your feet; tread softly
because you tread on my dreams.
- William Butler Yeats
I am accustomed to sleep and in my dreams to imagine the
same things that lunatics imagine when awake.
- Rene Descartes
Dreams are excursions into the limbo of things, a
semi-deliverance from the human prison.
- Henri Amiel
You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.
- Robert H. Schuller
Anyone can escape into sleep, we are all geniuses when we
dream, the butcher's the poet's equal there.
- E.M. Cioran
Pay attention to your dreams - God's angels often speak
directly to our hearts when we are asleep.
- Eileen Elias Freeman
I had a dream my life would be different from this hell I am
living, so different from what it seemed. Now life has
killed the dream I dreamed.
- Victor Hugo
That which the dream shows is the shadow of such wisdom as
exists in man, even if during his waking state he may know
nothing about it.... We do not know it because we are
fooling away our time with outward and perishing things, and
are asleep in regard to that which is real within ourself.
Huge and mighty forms that do not live like living men,
moved slowly through the mind by day and were trouble to my
I'll take the dream I had last night,
And put it in my freezer,
So someday long and far away,
When I'm an old grey greezer,
I'll take it out and thaw it out,
This lovely dream I've frozen,
And boil it up and sit me down
And dip my old cold toes in.
- Shel Silverstein