Dreams and Desires

"No limits but the sky."

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra "Don Quixote de la Mancha"

Rating: 9.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"You cannot eat your cake and have your cake."

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra "Don Quixote de la Mancha"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Just as man cannot live without dreams, he cannot live without hope. If dreams reflect the past, hope summons the future."

Elie Wiesel
Elie Wiesel "Hope, Despair, and Memory"

Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"I have dreams, and I have nightmares. I overcame the nightmares because of my dreams."


Rating: 8.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"If you can dream it, you can do it. Always remember that this whole thing was started with a dream and a mouse."


Rating: 9.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen."


Rating: 8.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

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


Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Men willingly believe what they wish."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but what he aspires to."


Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"I want to keep my dreams, even bad ones, because without them, I might have nothing all night long."

Joseph Heller
Joseph Heller "Something Happened"

Rating: 9.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"People who have what they want are very fond of telling people who haven't what they want that they don't want it."


Rating: 8.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The future is no place to place your better days."


Rating: 5.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The person who is master of their passions is reason's slave."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Without peace, all other dreams vanish and are reduced to ashes."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Happy are those who dream dreams and are willing to pay the price to make them come true."


Rating: 4.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"There is no top. There are always further heights to reach."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Dreaming permits each and every one of us to be quietly and safely insane every night of our lives."


Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Your goals, minus your doubts, equal your reality."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I say to myself, go on seeking, be glad for being sensitive, be glad you're able to go beyond the resistance inside you. It is our resistance to what we experience that makes creativity possible. So don't get rid of resistance like that by going around it or trying to eliminate it. Our own limitations put up strong resistance, but it's because of that that we are creators."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"I have spread my dreams beneath your feet. Tread softly because you tread on my dreams."


Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Nothing much happens without a dream. For something really great to happen, it takes a really great dream."


Rating: 6.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"If your dream doesn't come true, it's only because God has something even better planned for you."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We desire nothing so much as what we ought not to have."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream."


Rating: 8.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Common sense is unhealthy for dreams."


Rating: 5.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Obstacles are what a person sees when he takes his eyes off his goal."


Rating: 7.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A goal is a dream taken seriously."


Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Some people dream of success, while others wake up and work hard at it."


Rating: 6.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Temptation is an irresistible force at work on a movable body."

Henry Louis Mencken
Henry Louis Mencken "A Mencken Chrestomathy"

Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Middle age is when you have a choice of two temptations and choose the one that will get you home earlier."


Rating: 5.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Miracles are like jokes. They relieve our tension suddenly by setting us free from the chain of cause and effect."

Gerald Branan
Gerald Branan "Thoughts in a Dry Season: A Miscellany"

Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Love is the crocodile on the river of desire."


Rating: 5.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The heavens are as deep as our aspirations are high."

Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau "The Writings of Henry David Thoreau"

Rating: 5.57 (Number of Voters: 7)

"If fishes were wishes the ocean would be all of our desire."


Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Great minds have purposes, others have wishes."


Rating: 1.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"You get old only when you start having more memories than dreams."


Rating: 7.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Forgiveness is the answer to the child's dream of a miracle by which what is broken is made whole again, what is soiled is again made clean."


Rating: 2.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"And lastly there is the oldest and deepest desire, the Great Escape: the Escape from Death."


Rating: 6.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"What most men desire is a virgin who is a whore."

Edward Dahlberg
Edward Dahlberg "Reasons of the Heart"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Happiness comes only when we push our brains and hearts to the farthest reaches of which we are capable."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Most men lead lives of quiet desperation and go to the grave with the song still in them."


Rating: 7.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"When a man is willing and eager, the gods join in."


Rating: 4.83 (Number of Voters: 6)

"The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today."


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Follow the fellow who follows a dream."

E.Y. Harburg
E.Y. Harburg "Finian's Rainbow"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If you don't have a dream how you gonna have a dream come true?"

Oscar Hammerstein from song
Oscar Hammerstein from song "Happy Talk"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Sometimes legends make reality, and become more useful than the facts."

Salman Rushdie
Salman Rushdie "Midnight's Children"

Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)