Love & Dreams

Dreams and visions are infused into men for their advantage and instruction...


Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.

Dr. Dale Turner

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails.

Explore. Dream. Discover.

Mark Twain

Deeds cannot dream what dreams can do.

E. E. Cummings

I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge
That myth is more potent than history
I believe that dreams are more powerful than facts -
That hope always triumphs over experience -
That laughter is the only cure for grief
And I believe that love is stronger than death.

Robert Fulghum

The day we lose our need for dreams is the day the human race forfeits its soul.

John Chiam

"... they think that I'm strange... they say that I'm a dreamer... but I don't complain, though I don't have much to call my own. I know a place where I keep the best of things. I'm not gonna wait for my piece of heaven where there's a road, it leads to the promised land. I just turn the key, the key to the kingdom."

The Kingdom

You say that I have no power? Perhaps you speak truly... But you say that Dreams have no power here? Tell me... what power would hell have if those here imprisoned were not able to dream of heaven?


The power of the dream, the faith in things unseen. The courage to embrace your fear. No matter where you are, to reach for your own star... to realize the power of the dream.

Linda Thompson

Destiny is not a matter of chance, but of choice, not something to wish for, but to attain.

William Jennings Bryan

Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure... than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.

Theodore Roosevelt

Dreams are true while they last and do we not live in dreams?

Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Remember that the beauty of any dream is in never letting it go.


The most wonderful of all things in life, I believe, is the discovery of another human being with whom one's relationship has a glowing depth, beauty, and joy as the years increase. This inner progressiveness of love between two human beings is a most marvelous thing, it cannot be found by looking for it or by passionately wishing for it. It is a sort of Divine accident.

Sir Hugh Walpoe

There are many ways to love someone. Sometimes we want love so much, we're not too choosy about who we love. Other times, we make love such a pure and noble thing, no poor human can ever meet our vision. But for the most part, love is a recognition, an opportunity to say, "There is something about you I cherish." It doesn't entail marriage, or even physical love. There's love of parents, love of city or nation, love of life, and love of people. All different, all love.

Raymond E. Feist
Magician (Master)

Happiness, that grand mistress of the ceremonies in the dance of life, impels us through all its mazes and meanderings, but leads none of us by the same route.

Charles Caleb Colton

Love doesn't make the world go 'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.

Franklin P. Jones

Talk not of wasted affection; affection never was wasted.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart...
Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.

Carl Jung

In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.

Albert Camus

Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.

Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss you'll end up in the stars.

Les Brown

To laugh often and love much, to win the respect of intelligent persons and the affection of children; to earn the approbation of honest critics; to appreciate beauty; to give of one's self; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived - that is to have succeeded.

Harry Emerson Fosdick

A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.

John Barrymore

No bird soars too high, if he soars with his own wings.

William Blake

At the beginning and at the end of love, the two lovers are embarrassed to find themselves alone.

La Bruyere

No cord or cable can draw so forcibly, or bind so fast, as love can do with a single thread.

Robert Burton

The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.

G. K. Chesterton

Tomorrow night is nothing but one long sleepless wrestle with yesterday's omissions and regrets.

William Faulkner
Intruder in the Dust

Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it.

Thomas Fuller

He only earns his freedom and his life, who takes them every day by storm.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

You ask whether I have ever been in love: fool as I am, I am not such a fool as that. But if one is only to talk from first-hand experience, conversation would be a very poor business. But though I have no personal experience of the things they call love, I have what is better - the experience of Sappho, of Euripides, of Catallus, of Shakespeare, of Spenser, of Austen, of Bronte, of anyone else I have read.

C.S. Lewis

All that we see or seem, is but a dream within a dream.

Edgar Allen Poe
A Dream Within a Dream

It is better, I submit, to believe in something passionately even if it is wrong, than to believe in nothing at all.

Chua Mui Hoong
The Need For Dreams And Passion

Life is both sad and solemn. We are let into a wonderful world, we meet one another here, greet each other - and wander together for a brief moment. Then we lose each other and disappear as suddenly and unreasonably as we arrived.

What is life? A madness. What is life? An illusion, a shadow, a story, and the greatest good is little enough, for all life is a dream...

Calderon de la Barca
Life is a Dream

Once I dreamed I was a butterfly, and now I no longer know whether I am Chuang Tzu, who dreamed I was a butterfly, or whether I am a butterfly dreaming that I am Chuang Tzu.

Chuang Tzu

When I consider this carefully, I find not a single property which with certainty separates the waking state from the dream. How can you be certain that your whole life is not a dream?

René Descartes

We do not need a reason to feel sad; nor do we need a reason to cry.

Jason Q.

Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.

Henry Louis Mencken

Sleep away the years, sleep away the pain, wake tomorrow - a girl again.

Hal Summers

I've looked at life from both sides now
From win and lose, and still somehow
It's life's illusions I recall
I really don't know life at all

Joni Mitchell
Both Sides Now

No one feels another's grief, no one understands another's joy. People imagine that they can reach one another. In reality they only pass each other by.

Franz Schubert

One man scorned and covered with scars still strive with his last ounce of courage to reach the unreachable stars; and the world will be better for this.

The Impossible Dream

Young love is a flame; very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering.
The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep burning, unquenchable.

Henry Ward Beecher

Knock on the sky and listen to the sound.

Zen saying

... again you search for what had gone wrong, realising only after too long that it was not your fault. It was nobody's fault actually. Sometimes, feelings are gone. You finally are able to put the past behind you and forget, but sudden flashbacks and chanced-meetings reignite the dead flames and you wonder and you worry. Your heart is willing but your mind says no.

And you follow your heart...

Jason Q.

To love a person, I think the thing that only matter is try to make her/him happy.
Getting love from him/her is not as important as that...

Can I keep you?


Visualise your dreams
Record it in the present tense
Put it into permanent form
If you persist in your efforts, you can achieve
dream control...

Silent Lucidity

When all of your wishes are granted, many of your dreams will be destroyed.

Marilyn Manson
Antichrist Superstar

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them and try to follow where they may lead.

Louisa May Alcott

The future belongs to those who believe in their dreams.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Sometimes you gotta laugh through the tears, smile through the pain so that you can live through the sorrow...

Alex Tan

There are mysteries about our love. Things that neither one of us may ever understand because love is an emotion without limit and understanding. We know we love each other but we could never explain completely as WHY we love each other. Love is not a clock. You simply cannot take it apart just to see what makes it tick, and even if you could, you probably could never get it back together again.

(this is so beautiful)

Love is an attachment to another self. Humour is a form of self-detachment - a way of looking at one's existence, one's misfortune or one's discomfort. If you really love, if you really know how to laugh, the result is the same: you forget yourself.

Claude Roy
Permis de Sejour

Before holding another in any other way, you should first hold them in your heart. Love and affection start there, and everything else that is really important comes from that point.

Steve Ulrich

If I died
Who would care?
No friend in the world,
Nobody there.

Nobody knows
The pain that I hide.
Nobody knows
How I feel inside.

Melissa Wood
The Piper 1996

I hope this match never ends.
When the match ends, the memories begin.

Ryan Giggs
Solvil et Titus

I have learned this at least by my experiment: if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.

Henry David Thoreau

In the dark of the moon, we have our dreams to light the path.

Regret can be deepest when you just stay silent.

Remember that you don't choose love. Love chooses you. All you can really do is accept it for all its mystery when it comes into your life. Feel the way it fills you to overflowing, then reach out and give it away.

Kent Nurburn
Falling In Love, Letters To My Son

A boy's will is the wind's will,
And the thoughts of youth are long, long thoughts.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
My Lost Youth

Some stories are true that never happened.

Elie Weisel

I remember little things that break my heart. We were coming out of Michael's house one day, and he noticed my shoelaces were undone. He bent down and tied them. I almost cried. To me, it was such a gesture of love.

Kirk Douglas

Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship - never.

Charles Caleb Colton

Love lasts when the relationship comes first.

The best way to predict your future is to create it!

And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.

Abraham Lincoln

We must laugh before we are happy, for fear we die before we laugh at all.

Jean de La Bruyere

Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.

Alexander Smith

Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away.

Dorothy Parker

No one can predict to what heights you can soar, Even you will not know until you spread your wings.

There are many things in life that will catch your eye, but only a few will catch your heart... pursue those.

There's different kinds of love, darling. Some people you love no matter what, and others you love when the situation is right. To me, the best kind of love is no matter what kind.

Kathy Baker (Helen Holt)
Inventing the Abbotts

What nature of being are we that even our dreams can be compromised?

Alex Tan
Break On Through To The Other Side

When I die I'm going to dance first in all the galaxies... I'm gonna play and dance and sing.

Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
On Death And Dying

I have never met a person whose greatest need was anything other than real, unconditional love. You can find it in a simple act of kindness toward someone who needs help. There is no mistaking love. You feel it in your heart. It is the common fiber of life, the flame that heals our soul, energizes our spirit and supplies passion to our lives. It is our connection to God and to each other.

Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

It is a good idea to be ambitious, to have goals, to want to be good at what you do, but it is a terrible mistake to let drive and ambition get in the way of treating people with kindness and decency. The point is not that they will then be nice to you. It is that you will feel better about yourself.

Robert Solow

A dream is the mind's way of answering a question it hasn't yet figured out how to ask.

David Duchovny (Fox Mulder)
The X-Files

(contributed by Justin)

Moon shadows haunt.
I remember a honey morning,
Liquid and brilliant.
Desire like poison,
I dream of my death.

(contributed by Devin Arden)

Remember, the greatest gift is not found in a store nor under a tree, but in the hearts of true friends.

Cindy Lew

All the passions make us commit faults; love makes us commit the most ridiculous ones.

Duc de La Rochefoucauld

Some men see things as they are and ask why. Others dream things that never were and ask why not.

George Bernard Shaw

No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other's worth.

Robert Southey

'Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.

Alfred, Lord Tennyson

It is best to love wisely, no doubt; but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.

William Makepeace Thackeray

If we deny love that is given to us, if we refuse to give love because we fear pain or loss, then our lives will be empty, our loss greater.

Love will make you forget time, and time will make you forget love.

True friendship is seen through the heart, not through the eyes.

Men mistake friendship, but not sex, for love; women mistake sex, but not friendship, for love.

Peter Wastholm

All the things one has forgotten scream for help in dreams.

Elias Canetti

Yesterday is but today's memory, and tomorrow is today's dream.

Kahlil Gibran

I'm gonna live forever, or die trying.

Joseph Heller

He who has the courage to laugh is almost as much a master of the world as he who is ready to die.

Giacomo Leopardi

Love is friendship set on fire.

Jeremy Taylor

Amanda: I don't think anybody ever thought anything about me other than I look good next to them. And I went along with it because I'd rather be next to somebody for the wrong reasons then alone for the right ones.
Keith: I'd rather be right.
Amanda: You can stand being alone?
Keith: Nobody can stand being alone. The minute you stop thinking there's someone out there for you it's over, isn't it?

Lea Thompson and Eric Stolz
Some Kind of Wonderful

You cannot always wait for the perfect time. Sometimes you must dare to jump.

Yasmeen Bleeth

But I believe there's a ghost of a chance we can find someone to love... and make it last.

Ghost of a Chance

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