All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find it was in vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible.
Well, I cannot agree more with this quote. The dreamers of the day were and are those of us who dream big and then have the courage and the perseverance to pursue those dreams. They are not afraid of failure or humiliation, nor are frail or wus! That takes a certain kind of breed of humans who are scarce and in backorder! However, this doesn’t take away anything from the fact that these species can put all of us through a seriously dangerous situation based on their ambitions. continued on next page … Language Note pursue: follow a course of… Read more »
Hitler for example was a huge dreamer and he displays those nightmares of his in the book “Mein Kampf” with his eyes widely open.
Martin Luther King on the other hand was a big dreamer too and he had a dream for all humans to live in peace and harmony. In his speech in 1963 “I have a dream” he illustrated a society where people could have equal rights and freedom.
Well, these are to examples of dreamers, one lead us to a worldwide disaster and the other one to a better future.
How do you dream? ?
I don’t agree with this quote either and I don’t think all dreams are dangerous! Dreaming is necessary for good health! Even if today I don’t often remember mine in the morning, I know that when I fell asleep with nice dreams, my nights were very good! :-)
Now, I dream of the day, observing the world and I’m often sad…
I think I should have written:
“I have dreams of the day…”