„I’ve dreamed a lot. I’m tired now from dreaming but not tired of dreaming. No one tires of dreaming, because to dream is to forget, and forgetting does not weigh on us, it is a dreamless sleep throughout which we remain awake. In dreams I have achieved everything.“
— Fernando Pessoa, The Book of Disquiet
„You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.“
— Dr. Seuss American children's writer and illustrator, co-founder of Beginner Books 1904 - 1991
— René Magritte Belgian surrealist artist 1898 - 1967
— Frida Kahlo Mexican painter 1907 - 1954
— Kurt Cobain American musician and artist 1967 - 1994
„There is only one dream worth having... to live while you are alive, and die only when you are dead.“
— Arundhati Roy, The Cost of Living
From a speech entitled [http://ada.evergreen.edu/~arunc/texts/politics/comeSeptember.pdf Come September].
— Edgar Allan Poe American author, poet, editor and literary critic 1809 - 1849
Context: You are not wrong, who deem That my days have been a dream; Yet if hope has flown away In a night, or in a day, In a vision, or in none, Is it therefore the less gone? All that we see or seem Is but a dream within a dream. "A Dream Within a Dream" (1849).
— Tupac Shakur rapper and actor 1971 - 1996
„Today, I went to sleep under a plum tree. There, I dreamed I was a butterfly, flying so pleasently. Then, I fell asleep, and the dream ended. Now- I have to ask myself - am I Zhuang Zi who dreamed of a butterfly? Or am I that butterfly, dreaming I am Zhuang Zi?“
— Zhuangzi classic Chinese philosopher -369 - -286 pr. n. l.
— William Golding, Lord of the Flies