— John Lennon English singer and songwriter 1940 - 1980
— John Ruskin English writer and art critic 1819 - 1900
— Yoko Ono Japanese artist, author, and peace activist 1933
A line written by Ono many years before, and quoted by Lennon in December 1980, as quoted in All We Are Saying : The Last Major Interview with John Lennon and Yoko Ono (2000) by John Lennon, Yōko Ono, David Sheff, p. 16.
Variant: A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.
Source: Grapefruit: A Book of Instructions and Drawings
— Joseph Joubert French moralist and essayist 1754 - 1824
„Sweet dreams till sunbeams find you
Sweet dreams that leave all worries behind you
But in your dreams whatever they be
Dream a little dream of me.“
— Cass Elliot American singer 1941 - 1974
"Dream a Little Dream of Me" (1931), was one of Cass Elliot's biggest hits but the lyrics by Gus Kahn were written many years before her definitive rendition; the music by Fabian Andre & Wilbur Schwandt. More information on how she came to record it is provided at NPR: "Dream a Little Dream of Me" ranked as one of the 100 most important American musical works of the 20th century http://www.npr.org/programs/specials/vote/100list.html#D.
— Jane Roberts American Writer 1929 - 1984
Session 254, Page 119
The Early Sessions: Sessions 1-42, 1997, The Early Sessions: Book 6
„You are not the last dream of my soul.
You are the first dream, the only dream I ever was unable to stop myself from dreaming. You are the first dream of my soul, and from that dream I hope will come all other dreams, a lifetime’s worth.“
Source: Clockwork Prince
„We all need to have dreams. The question is, does the dream control you or do you control the dream?“
— Robin Jones Gunn American writer 1955
Source: Surprise Endings
— Julia Cameron American writer 1948
— Antonio Porchia Italian Argentinian poet 1885 - 1968
Si yo te diera la vida, ¿qué podría darte?
„You're afraid of imagination and even more afraid of dreams. Afraid of the resposibility that begins in dreams. But you have to sleep and dreams are a part of sleep. When you're awake you can suppress imagination but you can't supress dreams.“
Source: Kafka on the Shore
— Michael Phelps American swimmer 1985
Upon winning his seventh straight Gold medal and having set his seventh straight Olympic record in as many events in the 2008 Olympic Games, 16 August 2008. (Source: [Phelps ties Spitz’s record with seventh gold medal… just barely, Sports Illustrated, http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2008/olympics/2008/08/15/phelps.100.butterfly.ap/])
„Oh, you can't make yourself stop dreaming
Who you're dreaming of.
If it's who you love,
Then it's who you love.“
— John Mayer guitarist and singer/songwriter 1977
Who You Love, written by Jihn Mayer and Katy Perry
Song lyrics, Paradise Valley (2013)
— Bono Irish rock musician, singer of U2 1960
Source: Eleven Minutes