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  • "Dreams do come true, if only we wish hard enough. You can have anything in life if you will sacrifice everything else for it." J.M. Barrie
  • "They looked for it outside themselves, but it was only to be found within." Charles Baudelaire
  • "Imagination is the real and eternal world of which this vegetable universe is but a faint shadow." William Blake
  • "Reality is not always probable, or likely." Jorge Luis Borges
  • "Inside myself is a place where I live all alone, and that’s where I renew my springs that never dry up." Pearl S. Buck
  • "Maybe the greatest madness is to see life as it is rather than what it could be." Miguel de Cervantes
  • "Man is what he believes." Anton Chekhov
  • "And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it." Roald Dahl
  • "The brain is wider than the sky." Emily Dickinson
  • "I think the truly natural things are dreams, which nature can't touch with decay." Bob Dylan
  • "I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." Albert Einstein
  • "To know is nothing at all; to imagine is everything." Anatole France
  • "The appearance of things change according to the emotions, and thus we see magic and beauty in them, while the magic and beauty are really in ourselves." Kahlil Gibran
  • "There's no reality except the one contained within us. That's why so many people live an unreal life. They take images outside them for reality and never allow the world within them to assert itself." Hermann Hesse
  • "No amount of skillful invention can replace the essential element of imagination." Edward Hopper
  • "Beauty, the splendour of truth, is a gracious presence when the imagination contemplates intensely the truth of its own being or the visible world, and the spirit which proceeds out of truth and beauty is the holy spirit of joy. These are realities and these alone give and sustain life." James Joyce
  • "By believing passionately in something that still does not exist, we create it. The nonexistent is whatever we have not sufficiently desired." Franz Kafka
  • "I am certain of nothing but the holiness of the heart's affections, and the truth of imagination." John Keats
  • "What the imagination seizes as beauty must be truth." John Keats
  • "All human beings are also dream beings. Dreaming ties all mankind together." Jack Kerouac
  • "Man is a genius when he is dreaming." Akira Kurosawa
  • "All people dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their mind, wake in the morning to find that it was vanity. But the dreamers of the day are dangerous people, For they dream their dreams with open eyes, And make them come true." D.H. Lawrence
  • "I can never decide whether my dreams are the result of my thoughts, or my thoughts the result of my dreams." D.H. Lawrence
  • "The power of imagination makes us infinite." John Muir
  • "I dream. Sometimes I think that’s the only right thing to do." Haruki Murakami
  • "The answer is dreams. Dreaming on and on. Entering the world of dreams and never coming out. Living in dreams for the rest of time." Haruki Murakami
  • "Keep some room in your heart for the unimaginable." Mary Oliver
  • "Imagination disposes of everything; it creates beauty, justice, and happiness, which are everything in this world." Blaise Pascal
  • "What I fear most, I think, is the death of the imagination." Sylvia Plath
  • "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." Edgar Allen Poe
  • "Everything you can imagine is real." Pablo Picasso
  • "Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere." Carl Sagan
  • "Dreams are true while they last, and do we not live in dreams?" Alfred Lord Tennyson
  • "Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake." Henry David Thoreau
  • "A new world is only a new mind." William Carlos Williams
  • "It is in our idleness, in our dreams, that the submerged truth sometimes makes its way to the surface." Virginia Woolf

“Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake.”

mar 25 2010 ∞
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