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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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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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Ralph Waldo Emerson :
The search after the great men is the dream of youth, and the most serious occupation of manhood.
[Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Uses of Great Men," Representative Men (1850).]
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Edgar Allan Poe :
Is all that we see or seem But a dream within a dream?
[Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849), U.S. poet. A Dream within a Dream (l. 12-13). . . Complete Poems and Selected Essays [Edgar Allan Poe]. Richard Gray, ed. (1993) Everyman.]
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William Shakespeare :
Guildenstern. The very substance of the ambitious is merely the shadow of a dream. Hamlet. A dream itself is but a shadow.
[William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Guildenstern and Hamlet, in Hamlet, act 2, sc. 2, l. 260-1. Guildenstern thinks Hamlet's problem may be ambition.]
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Edgar Allan Poe :
All that we see or seem Is but a dream within a dream.
[Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1845), U.S. poet, critic, short-story writer. A Dream within a Dream (1849).]
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