„When the legends die, the dreams end; there is no more greatness.“
— Emma Goldman anarchist known for her political activism, writing, and speeches 1869 - 1940
Quoted by Margaret C. Anderson in "Emma Goldman in Chicago" http://books.google.com/books?id=zstCAQAAMAAJ&q=%22When+we+can't+dream+any+longer+we+die%22&pg=PA321#v=onepage, Mother Earth magazine (December 1914)
— Baz Luhrmann, Moulin Rouge!: The Splendid Book That Charts the Journey of Baz Luhrmann's Motion Picture
„Our hopes are high. Our faith in the people is great. Our courage is strong. And our dreams for this beautiful country will never die.“
— Pierre Trudeau 15th Prime Minister of Canada 1919 - 2000
Farewell speech to the Liberal Party http://www.primeministers.ca/trudeau/bio_9.php?context=b (14 June 1984)
— Cesare Pavese Italian poet, novelist, literary critic, and translator 1908 - 1950
This Business of Living (1935-1950)
„Sometimes it’s important to wake up and stop dreaming. When a really great dream shows up, grab it“
— Larry Page American computer scientist and Internet entrepreneur 1973
Larry Page’s University of Michigan Commencement Address http://googlepress.blogspot.cz/2009/05/larry-pages-university-of-michigan.html, 2009.
— Elizabeth Barrett Browning English poet, author 1806 - 1861
Context: Unless you can muse in a crowd all day On the absent face that fixed you; Unless you can love, as the angels may, With the breadth of heaven betwixt you; Unless you can dream that his faith is fast, Through behoving and unbehoving; Unless you can die when the dream is past — Oh, never call it loving! A Woman's Shortcomings http://www.poetryconnection.net/poets/Elizabeth_Barrett_Browning/14908, st. 5 (1850).
— Arundhati Roy, The Cost of Living
Speeches, From a speech entitled Come September http://ada.evergreen.edu/~arunc/texts/politics/comeSeptember.pdf.
„When life offers you a dream so far beyond any of your expectations, it's not reasonable to grieve when it comes to an end.“
— Stephenie Meyer American author 1973
Twilight series, Twilight (2005), Bella Swan, p. 1
— Ralph Waldo Emerson, book Experience
1840s, Essays: Second Series (1844), Experience, Context: Dream delivers us to dream, and there is no end to illusion. Life is a train of moods like a string of beads, and, as we pass through them, they prove to be many-colored lenses which paint the world their own hue, and each shows only what lies in its focus.