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Gertrude Stein :
When I sleep I sleep and do not dream because it is as well that I am what I seem when I am in my bed and dream.
[Gertrude Stein (1874-1946), U.S. author. Originally published by Plain Edition (1931). Before the Flowers of Friendship Faded Friendship Faded, stz. 18, The Major Works of Gertrude Stein, Hon-no-Tomosha (1993).]
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Ernest Christopher Dowson :
They are not long, the days of wine and roses: Out of a misty dream Our path emerges for a while, then closes Within a dream.
[Ernest Christopher Dowson (1867-1900), British poet. Vitae Summa Brevis Spem Nos Vetat Incohare Longam (l. 5-8). . . Oxford Book of Short Poems, The. P. J. Kavanagh and James Michie, eds. Oxford University Press.]
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John Keats :
Those green-rob'd senators of mighty woods, Tall oaks, branch-charmed by the earnest stars, Dream, and so dream all night without a stir,
[John Keats (1795-1821), British poet. Hyperion (l. 73-75). . . The Complete Poems [John Keats]. John Barnard, ed. (3d ed., 1988) Penguin.]
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Anne Sexton :
... climbing the primordial climb, a dream within a dream, then sitting here holding a basket of fire.
[Anne Sexton (1928-1974), U.S. poet. "The Witch's Life."]
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William Butler Yeats :
Was it the double of my dream The woman that by me lay Dreamed, or did we halve a dream Under the first cold gleam of day?
[William Butler Yeats (1865-1939), Irish poet, playwright. "Towards Break of Day."]
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Kolade Seun :
When we close our eyes to sleep. We sleep to open our eyes to a dream. We wake up with a smile, knowing that we have seen a friend in our dream.
[Defining our friendship]
Charles Baudelaire :
Alas! everything is an abyss,—action, dream, desire, speech!
[Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867), French poet, critic. Flowers of Evil, "The Abyss," (1862).]
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Charles Baudelaire :
Are you not the oasis where I dream, and the gourd from which I drink in long draughts the wine of memory?
[Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867), French poet, critic. Flowers of Evil, "Her Hair," (1859).]
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Woodrow Wilson :
My dream of politics all my life has been that it is the common business, that it is something we owe to each other to understand and ... discuss with absolute frankness.
[Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924), U.S. president. Address, September 9, 1912, to New York Press Club. The Public Papers of Woodrow Wilson, vol. 25, p. 119, ed. Arthur S. Link.]
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Henry David Thoreau :
This life we live is a strange dream, and I don't believe at all any account men give of it.
[Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Letter, August 6, 1843, to Thoreau's mother, in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 6, p. 99, Houghton Mifflin (1906).]
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