Dreaming Quotes

Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Dreaming Quotes from famous persons: Brett Eldredge, Kat Graham, Michael Leunig, Joseph Benavidez, Joseph Barbera. The wide variety of quotes available makes it possible to find a quote to suit your needs. You’ve likely heard some of the Dreaming Quotes before, but that’s because they truly are great.

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From day one when you’re singing, you’re dreaming about making that first album and making your break into whatever music you want to break into.
I’m still dreaming to be the next Missy Elliott.
What a magical thing is the bed, and what a vulnerable, innocent creature is the sleeping human – the human who never looks more truthful or pitiful or benign; the curled-up, childlike dreaming soul who has for a few hours become an angel adrift.
I remember this one time I had a dream about me writing a screenplay, and when I woke up, you know those dreams that feel so real, but I woke up and I was like, ‘Oh my god I have this amazing screenplay I need to write down as soon as I wake up‘ and then I woke up and I was like what the heck was I dreaming of?
That’s what keeps me going: dreaming, inventing, then hoping and dreaming some more in order to keep dreaming.
I didn’t have the kind of talent or personality that kept me dreaming about Hollywood. They don’t hire little colored girls to do this or that. After I got that in my head, I took another direction.
I’m not a pop star. I don’t feel like one. I’m always joking that I’m actually an eight-year-old boy dreaming about being a pop star.
Repression is the enemy of civilization – so keep dreaming, because the dreams we dream today will provide the love, the compassion, and the humanity that will narrate the stories of our lives tomorrow.
When I draw the scene that I’d been dreaming about or had always wanted to draw, that is the time that I’m happiest.
Tite Kubo
When I see these young girls who are dreaming the dream that I’m living, it’s very very exciting and it puts a big smile on my face.
There is nothing better than picking up sun-warmed tomatoes and smelling them, feeling them and scrutinizing their shiny skins for imperfections, dreaming of ways to serve them.
There were a lot of people dreaming about making films, and they would finance maybe 6 films a year. Because they were funded by the government, the films sort-of had to deal with serious social issues – and, as a result, nobody went to see those films.
I’d like to pursue music back home because I still tend to express myself better through my mother languageEnglish – and it’s something I’ve been dreaming about and would like to achieve.
You never know where your next movie is going to come from. You just have to fall in love with something because it’s going to be taking up every moment of spare time in your life for about two years. You’re going to be dreaming about it and thinking about it and becoming obsessed with it.
There’s some things that you learn as you’re shooting, and as you’re editing that are key, because when you start you don’t have the brain that can finish it. You don’t really know what it is, and that’s the key job; figuring out what you actually have, not what you’re dreaming of having.
I really started dreaming… and broke out of my shyness when I got to Howard University. My first acting class was an Intro to Acting class with Professor Bay, who really broke me out of my shell, encouraged me to follow my dreams and make them a reality.
The Lord has been there from wanting to be a momma, to having a wonderful childhood life and dreaming of having a good motherhood as a child; always wanting to meet a good old country boy and having someone to love as much as I love my husband Roland and having a little boy that is a mixture of the both of us.
Ashton Shepherd
I have a number of projects that I’ve been dreaming of making ever since I was a child. But I am also very open to the chances of life and the chances of my profession.
One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today.
It will be hard for us and it will be an achievement just to get out of the group stages and through to the quarterfinals, but I am personally dreaming of reaching the final!
Andriy Shevchenko
All human states are organic brain states – happiness, sadness, fear, lust, dreaming, doing math problems and writing novels – and our brains are not static.
Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.
I’ll give you my worst nightmare. I’m dreaming that I’m onstage, the curtain goes up, and I have no idea what my lines are or what’s going on. I think I should know, I kind of know, I remember rehearsing… and the audience is there waiting.
Jackie Earle Haley
What I am already dreaming about is the roar of the take-off, followed by the absolute silence as we go into orbit, and then seeing Earth outside my window.
I keep dreaming of a future, a future with a long and healthy life, not lived in the shadow of cancer but in the light.
Lucid dreaming lets you make use of the dream state that comes to you every night to have a stimulating reality.
Stephen LaBerge
I never really acted full-time. I certainly had gotten past the point where fame and fortune was something that I was dreaming about or anticipating.
With ‘Darkly Dreaming Dexter,’ we as a group of writers had to take a rather thin novel and spread it out over the course of 12 episodes, and not only 12 episodes, but lay in story for everyone that’s going to take you through five years.
The world of men is dreaming, it has gone mad in its sleep, and a snake is strangling it, but it can’t wake up.
There is nothing more mysterious than a TV set left on in an empty room. It is even stranger than a man talking to himself or a woman standing dreaming at her stove. It is as if another planet is communicating with you.
Obviously, everyone wants to work with Rihanna so that would be amazing. Maybe Drake or even DJ Khaled? I’m dreaming big!
Dreaming big is always a good way to go about things.
The Egyptian FA have tried to persuade me to play for them, but all I’m dreaming about is the blue jersey.
Stephan El Shaarawy
I think my all time favourite song would be betweenSlow Dancing in a Burning Room’ and ‘Dreaming with a Broken Heart‘ by John Mayer.
The world is full of people who say, ‘But I had that idea first,’ but did they do anything about it? Nope, they sat on their bum dreaming.
I’ve been dreaming to do sci-fi since I was 10 years old, and I said ‘no’ to a lot of sequels – I couldn’t say ‘no’ to ‘Blade Runner.’
Artists and writers have to deal with the element that makes the real real and the dream real while you are dreaming it. That’s where stories and poems get their power.
These new young politicians have given us the confidence to start dreaming again to believe there is a better politics, and a better future for Italy in general.
I believe in the balance between dreaming and building.
Every fighter is dreaming about the UFC and then once they can get into the UFC, they are dreaming about a title and I’ve made all of my dreams come true.
I’ll never stop dreaming that one day we can be a real family, together, all of us laughing and talking, loving and understanding, not looking at the past but only to the future.
Our dreams are firsthand creations, rather than residues of waking life. We have the capacity for infinite creativity; at least while dreaming, we partake of the power of the Spirit, the infinite Godhead that creates the cosmos.
Jackie Gleason
My role as a novelist is to explore ideas and imagination, and hopefully that will inspire people from my world to continue dreaming and to believe in dreams.
Alexis Wright
My parents come from that immigrant culture that places a lot of emphasis on doing well scholastically. Being a comedian or an actor is such an American thing. The Iranian culture is not about dreaming. It’s about taking over your father‘s business, falling into line.
My routine isn’t so much dreaming up the comedy as just seeing what happens to me. I seem to be leading a very funny life.
I would have writtenBrown Girl Dreaming’ if no one had ever wanted to buy it, if it went nowhere but inside a desk drawer that my own children pulled out one day to find a tool for survival, a symbol of how strong we are and how much we’ve come through.
We were always thinking big, dreaming big – no project was too big for us to tackle, and that comes from how we were raised. Our parents actually said to us, ‘If somebody says you can’t do something, find five ways to do it.’
I wanted to be a football player. Football is a sport that I love, but the more I started playing basketball, the more I started dreaming of playing in the NBA.
All human beings are also dream beings. Dreaming ties all mankind together.
You dream every night. Every person in the world, even if they don’t remember, is dreaming every night.
‘The Moon Rabbit‘ is laying against the bunker, dreaming and thinking about life and dreaming the impossible possible and creating its own true stories.
Florentijn Hofman
We are near waking when we dream we are dreaming.
Although I’d spent many years of dreaming of being applauded for my work and recognized… once it happened I didn’t quite know how to sit in it comfortably. I almost lamented it for a little while.
If you’re dreaming up a dessert, you’ve got to remember to keep it well balanced.
I did invent the idea of using lucid dreaming to treat sleep disorders, but I was influenced by many real-life researchers – from forefathers like Freud and Jung to Stephen Laberge and Rosalind Cartwright, who explore lucid dreaming and parasomnias.
I am an insomniac. I wake up at 6 or 6:30 and get out of bed immediately. The coffee starts right away. Then I get to the computer as quickly as possible. I like to start writing when I’m still half-asleep, in a state between dreaming and waking.
Always I was dreaming of a record contract. From 10 to 13, it was all I could think of. I worked hard for this dream. Nobody could say I didn’t try.
The constant in all the businesses I’ve become a part of is taking what I do and making it real for everyone. I believe fantasy and dreaming can be made a reality. You don’t have to be rich. You don’t have to be a VIP.
Since I was a child I’ve been looking up to Formula One. Dreaming to be a Formula One driver.
What really turns me on about technology is not just the ability to get more songs on MP3 players. The revolution – this revolution – is much bigger than that. I hope, I believe. What turns me on about the digital age, what excites me personally, is that you have closed the gap between dreaming and doing.
I think I usually have quite ordinary dreams. Sometimes my dreams take me to other dimensions. I can travel in my mind especially when I’m dreaming I focus my mind on what I want to dream. If I want to fly, I focus on flying.
Uri Geller
Android is the kind of runaway smash hit that techies spend their careers dreaming about.
Somewhere in Rwanda, a rural farmer is dreaming of providing an education for her children. Not just high school, but maybe even a university degree. Such a dream used to seem out of reach.
Wishing, hoping, and dreaming without an action plan – is nothing more than a pipe dream!
Attending Columbia had always been my dream, but the truth is, my decision not to go wound up opening the door to things that would have, in the past, seemed too big to even be worth dreaming about.
I dreamed I was a butterfly, flitting around in the sky; then I awoke. Now I wonder: Am I a man who dreamt of being a butterfly, or am I a butterfly dreaming that I am a man?
I have a habit of constantly dreaming and waking up every once in a while in the night to check out my cell phone, and I suddenly saw a message that Sridevi is no more… I thought that either it’s a nightmare or a hoax, and I went back to sleep.
I think a lot of stuff I find funny is from day dreaming.
Growing up in Memphis and listening to all kinds of music and dreaming… So that was one of the first times I wrote a complete song and set it to music and the whole bit. From then on, I was busy with it.
William Bell
I learned about this talent show on TV that was basically the Estonian version of ‘American Idol.’ So I lied about my age, went on the show, and won. I think my story is about working really hard and dreaming really big.
What is consciousness? Our brain simulates reality. So, our everyday experiences are a form of dreaming, which is to say, they are mental models, simulations, not the things they appear to be.
Stephen LaBerge
Never stop. Never stop fighting. Never stop dreaming.
When you’re writing a screenplay, it’s like you’re dreaming the film for yourself again and again and again until it becomes almost like a memory before you make it.
I grew up having all the Dolce & Gabbana campaigns on the walls of my teenage bedroom, and I was dreaming of one day being a model.
If I was the type of person who had tennis, tennis, tennis all the time and I went to bed and ended up dreaming about tennis, I would go nuts.
Living in dreams of yesterday, we find ourselves still dreaming of impossible future conquests.
The Internet is the hope of an integrated world without frontiers, a common world without controlling owners, a world of opportunities and equality. This is a utopia that we have been dreaming about and is a world in which each and every one of us are protagonists of a destiny that we have in our hands.
Laura Chinchilla
The one sound I think of when I think about dreaming is the harp glissando, which is this really atmospheric run up and down the scale that’s really dreamy.
Let’s be cautious about dreaming up extreme scenarios. The situation in Iraq is still salvageable.
Rand Beers
I really do think that dreaming and fantasies are very important to the human psyche and the soul. That’s why I want to act.
James Duval
What turns me on about the digital age, what excited me personally, is that you have closed the gap between dreaming and doing. You see, it used to be that if you wanted to make a record of a song, you needed a studio and a producer. Now, you need a laptop.
Keep on dreaming boy, cause when you stop dreamin’ it’s time to die.
Shannon Hoon
If you get an infection, you get a fever; the fever is your body dealing with the infection. If you get traumatized, your mind and your brain have a reaction to that trauma. If you’re not dreaming about it, something’s probably wrong.
I’m proud of everything that I’ve accomplished since I was a little boy. That was my dream – to be a ballplayer. I didn’t dream to win so many Gold Gloves, or Silver Bats or play in All-Star Games or World Series. I was just dreaming to play the game.
Roberto Alomar
Being able to sign for a club like Bayern Munich is exciting. I’ve been dreaming about this since I was a kid. Those are the guys that – you know – as a kid, I was looking up to. Watching them on TV, playing with them on FIFA. Getting to be able to meet them and being able to play on the team is just exciting.
Becoming the heavyweight champion is not what I’m dreaming of – it’s my goal. It’s what I’m planning to do.
If I have one thing on in a week, I find it very difficult to get back to work that week. I need a lot of dreaming time.
Kate Thompson
Don’t just sit there dreaming; dreaming is the luxury of the rich.
America was a thing I saw on TV – that wasn’t a real world. That wasn’t within my realm of dreaming.
At the age of 16 I was already dreaming of having a baby because I felt myself to be an adult, but my mum forbid it. Right now, I feel like a teenager and I want to have fun for one or two more years before starting a family.
Fashion is about dreaming and making other people dream.
Was it only by dreaming or writing that I could find out what I thought?
I don’t know what I was expecting or what I was dreaming about the xx accomplishing.
Of course when I started, it’s not because I was such a brilliant actress. I didn’t know I was good. I thought I was really bad. I was very shy. I was 18 and dreaming of becoming an actress.
Cinderella was dreaming of a different life. That’s what I was doing, watching soaps, wishing I could be one of those glamorous girls on TV. I auditioned, and I ended up booking the role. It changed my life.
I am telling you that I am very grateful and am so proud of you for being a symbolic generation that is calling for change to the better, that is dreaming for a better future, and is making the future.
Hosni Mubarak
From aloof academics to career government cronies, President Barack Obama filled his Cabinet with individuals whose greatest achievements were dreaming up unworkable Democratic utopias from the far off perches of academia and Washington bureaucracy.
I started dreaming about being an actor in Gwalior, and it feels amazing to shoot in my hometown.
Our dreaming capacity gives us a peep into the glorious realities that await us further on. It is the evidence of things possible to us.
I used to think as I looked out on the Hollywood night, ‘There must be thousands of girls sitting alone like me dreaming of being a movie star.’ But I’m not going to worry about them. I’m dreaming the hardest.
When I was a kid, I was always dreaming to one day be the No. 1 player in the world, to win Grand Slams.
The four of us started dreaming of sharing music to the world and creating something new for people to enjoy.
I find myself dreaming of doing normal things – like staying home and washing dishes.
Shalom Harlow
Dreaming means ‘rehearsing’ what you see, playing it over and over in your mind until it becomes as real to you as your life right now.
I’ve lost track of the number of people who want to be writers but never actually write anything. Talking about writing, dreaming about writing, can be very fun, but it won’t get a book written. You’ve got to write.
I couldn’t believe it, this is the first time I’ve been on the Grammys and it’s amazing. I’ve been dreaming to be here at the Grammys for so long.
I’m not the All-Star point guard that everybody‘s dreaming about right now. I’m not that. I wish I was, but I’m a work in progress and I’m not scared to admit that. But what I am is a good citizen and a guy who’s not scared to put his neck on the line for his community or for his state. And I’m always going to do that.
Whatever you do, don’t discourage your dreaming propensity. Your heart’s desires are not empty vaporings. They foreshadow possible realities. Man was made to aspire, to look upward.
Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.
We all keep dreaming, and luckily, dreams come true.
Obviously, I am hoping to go on and win many trophies for Spurs and for England. That’s always been the aim since I was a kid, dreaming of lifting the trophy one day for them, so that’s what I’ve got to do.
What is dreaming, and what happens, and are there any real benefits to dreaming? Well, to take a step back, I think it’s important to note that dreaming essentially is a time when we all become flagrantly psychotic.
I’ve always been fascinated by dreams – they seem like such intriguing evidence of the brain’s obsession with narrative as a form of sense-making. But because dreaming is an unconscious process, we have little control over the stories we tell, so they can be fraught with anxiety, vulnerability, and exposure.
I believe in dreaming.
When you’re a kid dreaming, anything seems possible.
Chelsea Manning
Most kids are not dreaming of being programmers, scientists or engineers.
It was something I was dreaming about, to be in WCW or WWE. At that time, it was an escape for me, out of the norm from being a neighborhood kid.
Having a dream, living that dream, losing that dream, dreaming again and then having that dream come true again is one of the greatest feelings ever because I’m stronger.
Aaron Carter
If I’d stopped dreaming, I don’t think I’d be here; I’d be somewhere else.
I think they built Hollywood on the West Coast because they were always dreaming of a New World. When they arrived here, the only way to keep dreaming was to make movies. Film was the fourth dimension.
For me, time is the greatest mystery of all. The fact is that we’re dreaming all the time. That’s what really gets me. We have a fathomless lake of unconsciousness just beneath our skulls.
I really believe in dreaming and making things from nothing.
Dreaming about being an actress, is more exciting then being one.
I remember feeling incredibly bored all the time, and I spent a lot of my time dreaming about what was going on in London, and fantasising about being there.
Writing and producing television very much speaks to the extroverted part of my personality. I love collaboration, the joint effort of hundreds of people working together to create something. But the other part of who I am is extremely introverted. I love being alone and dreaming up ideas and writing novels.
Blake Crouch
I’m just dreaming that one day I’ll be able to come back to my home town and perform for everyone.
Don’t be so familiar and so much into the details. Keep people dreaming. Close the window, and make them wonder.
I wanted ‘Comme si’ to immediately indicate that something changed in my life, mainly because I became the hero of my own desires instead of just dreaming about them.
We’re talking about growing up in regular families, dreaming about better things, instead of popping bottles in the club and spending a lot of money that you don’t have while living in your mother’s basement.
What is faithfulness, anyway? Can you be unfaithful to your own feelings and faithful to someone else? Is it faithful to lie in bed night after night with someone you love but no longer desire while ardently dreaming of someone else?
As a novelist, you could say that I am dreaming while I am awake, and every day I can continue with yesterday’s dream. Because it is a dream, there are so many contradictions and I have to adjust them to make the story work. But, in principle, the original dream does not change.
Dreaming is one thing, and working towards the dream is one thing, but working with expectations in mind is very self-defeating.
Michael Landon
I would like to see people dreaming of striking out on their own into some other country or their own, wherever they feel the action is, in the hope of an exciting and rewarding career.
Take everything easy and quit dreaming and brooding and you will be well guarded from a thousand evils.
Amy Lowell
A man must dream a long time in order to act with grandeur, and dreaming is nursed in darkness.
Jean Genet
I was dreaming of wearing a sari and dancing like Madhuri Dixit. I also used to dream of working with Shah Rukh Khan. I did nothing to make it happen. I only dreamed and believed in my dreams.
I have been dreaming about the heavyweight title it seems since I was born.
I am dreaming of winning the treble again. I will never forget how I felt after winning it in 2012-13. It was like we were flying. It’s a great feeling, it’s utter madness. I definitely want to have that feeling again at some stage of my career.
Don’t spend your time dreaming, live life now.
Here, like everywhere else, laughing and singing, dancing and dreaming are not exactly the whole of reality; and for one ray of sun shining on the hut, the rest of the village remains in the dark.
Simone Schwarz-Bart
I grew up dreaming of being a Hurricane and I’m so proud of playing the number of games I have for them.
I’ve been dreaming of winning gold medal in the Olympics.
All these interviews I’m doing – this is the kind of stuff that I was dreaming about doing when I was younger. I was praying for people to want to write about me. I wanted people to hear my music. I wanted to perform. I wanted to be on billboards.
I believe fantasy and dreaming can be made a reality. You don’t have to be rich. You don’t have to be a VIP.
Dreaming men are haunted men.
There’s a line I have that our family was designed more for public than for private. But there are definitely some things that are only mine. I am someone who dreams at night, and you don’t know what I’m dreaming.
I went to bed last night dreaming of tuna melts. I love food.
End of the day, don’t like me or whatever. Just go back dreaming about your dream car or house while I go buy them.
I’m doing the film ‘Don’t Stop Dreaming’ with Rishi Kapoor and Suniel Shetty. They’re both so funny and fantastic!
Your experience is a dream; so is my experience. This stuff about how the frontal cortex is repressed during dreaming, lucid dreaming presents an obvious contradiction to it. The only difference is sensory input.
Stephen LaBerge
I remember starting hockey at age 7 and going to my first tryout and dreaming about how great it would be, and it’s been even better. These 20 years in the NHL, it’s been better.
The journey has been long, fleeing a war, living in a refugee camp, coming to Canada is what we were dreaming as a family to get here. Now that we’re here I’m excited that I’m a Canadian citizen.
No matter what happens, one should not stop dreaming… dreams do come true.
Neil Nitin Mukesh
When you’re eating salad and quinoa while training, all you want is a burger. In the cycling season, when I’m doing 30-odd hours of exercise a week, I’m dreaming of burgers and curries that I’ll have at the end of the season.
The music of Hendrix wakes people up to their possibilities. It’s more than just dreaming about being a guitar hero.
My whole childhood, I’d been dreaming of this two-point-four children, living in the country – everything was just going to fall into place, and I’d be this perfect mum. And it didn’t happen. I was very shocked and disappointed.
But the delights of solitude don’t only consist of dreaming. Next in enjoyment, I think, comes planning.
Anna Neagle
Ever since I learned about the concept of garbage collection in 6.001 at MIT in 1984 while using Scheme on HP Chipmunks, I’ve always thought of dreaming as the same as garbage collection for a computer.
Lucid dreaming has considerable potential for promoting personal growth and self-development, enhancing self-confidence, improving mental and physical health, facilitating creative problem solving and helping you to progress on the path to self-mastery.
Stephen LaBerge
My personal memories of the brand go way back to the time when I was a teenager. L’Oreal make-up felt like a real luxury for me, and I remember dreaming of purchasing a L’Oreal lipstick.
Most people grow up dreaming of going to Hollywood and some of them work and work and work and finally end up in Hollywood.
I would say my parents were really supportive after a point. I had to prove to them that I am not just dreaming; I can really make it.
I give everything to my work, and I like complex roles, characters that aren’t obvious. I’ve been very lucky so far, and I’m dreaming of working with directors like Jane Campion, Susanne Bier and the Dardennes. But the gods will decide.
You grow up dreaming about playing in the World Series since you’re a little kid. I remember the days in the back yard with my parents playing whiffle ball, saying, ‘Hey, it’s Game 7 of the World Series, are you gonna win or are you gonna lose?’
I was never the class clown or put on shows at home. I never thought of acting as something I could do with my life. When I was a kid, I used to run around wrapped in toilet paper so I could be the Mummy. But that wasn’t a sign that I was dreaming of being an actor. I was just an odd child.
Right now, I think robots are where it’s at. And yes, I’m biased. Robots and space, because with home rocket kits and Lego Mindstorm sets, people can get involved. I was raised on Transformers and GoBots, so I can’t imagine what kids who are building real robots are dreaming about.
It’s your flaws, not your strengths, that go down in the depths of your books. You’re exposed, like dreaming you’re naked in a public building.
Understanding how DNA transmits all it knows about cancer, physics, dreaming and love will keep man searching for some time.
I didn’t grow up dreaming of being the next WWE superstar, to be honest. But I think that it doesn’t matter how old you are. When you see something you like, you want to pursue it.
On signing day, my mom brought me the national letter of intent to Arkansas. I should feel like I’m making the right decision. You get that many people telling you that. I had been dreaming about it. I signed ‘No’ where I was supposed to sign my name and put an exclamation point.
I go to bed dreaming, thinking that I want to be the best in the octagon and be a champion.
I remember myself as an asthmatic child, having great difficulties at 7, 8 and 9 years old, falling totally in love with ‘Tarzan, Lord of the Jungle‘ and dreaming of having his strength to leap into trees and throw mighty lions to the ground.
I try to live instinctively. And I guess I’ve always enjoyed living in a fantasy world, daydreaming. I really do think that dreaming and fantasies are very important to the human psyche and the soul. That’s why I want to act.
James Duval
This week, the world gathers in Beijing for the 2008 Olympic games. This is the extraordinary moment China has been dreaming of for 100 years. People have been longing for this moment, because it symbolises a turning point in China’s relationship with the outside world.
You have to be open to dreaming. It’s a complicated language, but I’m obsessed with it.
If a little dreaming is dangerous, the cure for it is not to dream less but to dream more, to dream all the time.
I’ll always try to follow my heart into things I love, and modelling is not something I’m dreaming of pursuing forever.
I grew up under Communism so we could only learn Russian, and then when Communism fell in 1989 we could learn a few more things and have the freedom to travel and the freedom of speech – and the freedom of dreaming, really.
Petra Nemcova
Little Latto would tell me now how proud she is because I’m doing all of these things that little Latto dreamed of. Big Latto sometimes gets consumed in everything to the point where I don’t even realize I’ve been dreaming of doing the things that I’m doing now.
In a way, the truth is that I was dreaming to do a movie in the United States just because, as a filmmaker, I always loved the idea of trying to make movies in a different culture, in a different way. It’s always interesting to make a movie abroad.
You start off at an early age dreaming about love, but you have no idea how it will be.
The West has become the world model; developing countries are dreaming of living like us, which is impossible. They should reject our model, because it is not sustainable. Developing countries should even give us the example, but unfortunately that’s not what happens.
I wasn’t dreaming of freedom when I escaped from North Korea… I was willing to risk my life for the promise of a bowl of rice.
In my village, Kharkara, 20 km from Rohtak, I would work in our fields of sugarcane, wheat and paddy while dreaming of the day I would join the army, and receive a hero’s welcome every time I came home on leave. In our part of the world, a soldier is a star.
One thing is for sure I do not believe in dreaming and for me reality is more fascinating than fantasy.
I’ve always dreamed of being a ‘Burberry Girl’, but know it’ll never happen, because I’m not British. Still, you can’t stop a girl from dreaming. And owning way too many Burberry coats!
When I was growing up, you didn’t know there was a women‘s national team. Now girls grow up dreaming of playing for Canada.
Christine Sinclair
We’re completely confused about the boundaries between fiction and non-fiction. To me, the moment you compose, you’re fictionalising; the moment you remember, you’re dreaming. It’s ludicrous that we have to pretend that non-fiction has to be real in some absolute sense.
We must fight as a race for everything that makes for a better country and a better world. We are dreaming idiots and trusting fools to do anything less.
Ralph Bunche
Dreaming in public is an important part of our job description, as science writers, but there are bad dreams as well as good dreams. We’re dreamers, you see, but we’re also realists, of a sort.
Classes were incredibly boring. I took to dreaming. They took to punishing me. I was always working off punishments for not doing what I was supposed to do.
For the first few years after I lost weight, I would feel for my hip bones every morning when I woke up so I would know I wasn’t fat. It was like pinching myself so I’d know I wasn’t dreaming.
Jean Nidetch
You keep dreaming big, never put the limit on your dreams, and believe that everything can come true.
I have done so many great things compared to many leaders. But I didn’t do 1 per cent of what I am dreaming.
Abiy Ahmed
I cannot sleep for dreaming; I cannot dream but I wake and walk about the house as though I’d find you coming through some door.
You have many years ahead of you to create the dreams that we can’t even imagine dreaming. You have done more for the collective unconscious of this planet than you will ever know.
I was raised in the environment where it really wasn’t about sittin’ around dreaming all the time, it was about practicing and workin’ really hard and if a dream ever came to you, you’d be prepared for that opportunity.
In terms of the symbolism, I think that if you do it right, writing is a bit like dreaming.
I have been dreaming of an outdoor world record forever. Now I want them all: the 1500, the 5000, even the 800.
Genzebe Dibaba
Of course many children are dreaming to play for Real Madrid, Barcelona, and Manchester United. I always just wanted to wear the jersey of Partizan, Newcastle, and Serbia.
We grew up in the middle of nowhere. We didn’t have a rich uncle in the music industry or some contact through someone that our dad worked with. And we went into the world blindly, and just through believing, dreaming, and working hard, Good Charlotte came to fruition.
When Ke$ha tries to rap like L’Trimm, she sounds like any ordinary lonely teenage girl stuck in a nowhere town, singing along to her radio and dreaming of a party where she’s the star. Ke$ha’s greatness is that in her voice, you can hear both the loser girl and the star. All hail the Queen of Noi$e!
While sleep is clearly vital to emotional well-being, what is it, exactly, about sleep that is so necessary? As it turns out, mood disorders are strongly linked to abnormal patterns of dreaming.
We should be dreaming. We grew up as kids having dreams, but now we’re too sophisticated as adults, as a nation. We stopped dreaming. We should always have dreams.
Herb Brooks
Our minds aren’t bound by a chronological corset. When thinking and dreaming, past, present and future are mixed up. That’s also possible for a writer.
We all grow up dreaming of playing international cricket.
I am dreaming that Italy can return to having lots of important talent. We need to grow our young players.
The consciousness of lucid dreaming is a cultural evolution. It’s something that we are talking about and learning about, not biological evolution.
Stephen LaBerge
I do not know whether I was then a man dreaming I was a butterfly, or whether I am now a butterfly dreaming I am a man.
I remember dreaming about playing professional basketball as a kid in the gyms of Tbilisi, and now, after a journey across continents that began when I was a teenager, I am coming home with the championship trophy.
A person starts dying when they stop dreaming.
Brian Williams
While other people were dreaming of big cars and houses, I just wanted a huge dressing room.
If I didn’t have Chip Gaines in my life, I’d still be dreaming in my head – but not acting out on any of that, not living it out.
I had some wonderful dreaming meetings. I can’t tell you specifically what they’ve been in the recent months. In the past they’ve been verbal kinds of messages that he needed to give me. Now they’re more dreams of his presence.
I’ve been lucky enough to make history in WWE in many different ways, and I’m never going to stop dreaming big, because that’s what makes life fun!
When I came to England, I was dreaming about winning titles.
Man is a genius when he is dreaming.
Akira Kurosawa
I believe in Liberty for all men: the space to stretch their arms and their souls, the right to breathe and the right to vote, the freedom to choose their friends, enjoy the sunshine, and ride on the railroads, uncursed by color; thinking, dreaming, working as they will in a kingdom of beauty and love.
Actually that’s what I was dreaming for – to have a role and to show the world what I’m capable of and that’s why I was working a lot.
The music we do is for people to enjoy, dance and sing to it. Dreamers – keep on dreaming and keep working hard to achieve your goals. There are many difficulties, but what matters is to stay focused and have perseverance.
I would be very, very uncomfortable at teaching, at dreaming to teach, people things.
Philippa Gregory
Well, in some ways I had sort of the opposite experience of other people that are sort of dreaming of being in a rock band. I was dreaming of like corporate lunches and just like, and I’m not really joking. Like the whole idea to me was really appealing.
I have been dreaming of the day Farrah would graduate from college since the day she was born. When I was pregnant, all of my friends were just starting their first year of college.
The process of creating is related to the process of dreaming although when you are writing you’re doing it and when you’re dreaming, it’s doing you.
Robert Stone
I am from Chandigarh, and while my friends wanted to pick up a proper job in the corporate world, I was dreaming of becoming a heroine.
It still amazes me that everyone is so crazy about what we are doing. Maybe I am just dreaming but people seem to really freak out at what we are doing. I don’t know why.
As so many writers know, the experience of creating an imaginary world is closer to dreaming than it is to normal, grit-your-teeth work. It’s preconscious rather than conscious. Ideas fall into your head, and the book writes you, rather than the other way around.
Dreaming or awake, we perceive only events that have meaning to us.
Jane Roberts
When you’re young, you don’t think about what you want to be. I was just playing football because I had fun and enjoyed it. When I reached 16, that’s when I was dreaming about becoming a footballer.
I’ve found myself at one in the morning just sitting at my desk spending an hour returning emails from the day until like two in the morning. It’s ridiculous, I should be sleeping, or dreaming, or reading a novel.
For me, dreaming is simply being pragmatic.
When they announce who I am and what I’ve achieved, I still pinch myself to make sure I’m not dreaming.
I grew up dreaming about being an Olympic basketball player: Doug Collins getting smashed into the stanchion, making two free throws. Phil Ford and Mike O’Koren in 1976.
In most of our dreams, our inner eye of reflection is shut and we sleep within our sleep. The exception takes place when we seem to awake within our dreams, without disturbing or ending the dream state, and learn to recognize that we are dreaming while the dream is still happening.
Stephen LaBerge
One of my biggest gifts ever, my mother made a Yankee uniform for me as a little boy, and I wore it to bed dreaming I could pitch in the major leagues and then be a Yankee.
Dick Vitale
Only the dreamer shall understand realities, though in truth his dreaming must be not out of proportion to his waking.
I think it’s important to move people beyond just dreaming into doing. They have to be able to see that you are just like them, and you made it.
Do not waste time dreaming of great faraway opportunities; do the best you can where you are. Open your petals of power and beauty and fling out the fragrance of your life in the place that has been assigned to you.