Eager souls, mystics and revolutionaries, may propose to refashion the world in accordance with their dreams; but evil remains, and so long as it lurks in the secret places of the heart, utopia is only the shadow of a dream
Thou are my only reality-- all other people are but shadows to me: all events and actions, in which thou dost not mingle, are but dreams.
If a man, sitting all alone, cannot dream strange things, and make them look like truth, he need never try to write romances.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
My heart was a habitation large enough for many guests, but lonely and chill, and without a household fire. I longed to kindle one! It seemed not so wild a dream.