Dream quotes from The Dream of Being: life is a dream
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"There is a dream, and it is dreaming us."
"When we die, we return to the Dream world."
"My homeland is unreachable except in dream."
"You are an eternal dreamer, dreaming non-eternal dreams."
"There is no way out! Don't you see that a way out is also a part of the dream? All you have to do is to see the dream as dream."
Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj
"Dreams! Maybe there were dreams before there was anything else; maybe there were dreams before there were people to dream them."
"The world is Vishnu's Dream."
"… a vast dream, dreamed by a single being, in such a way that all the dream characters dream too."
"Hawaiians say that the truth to all reality lies in the dreamtime of our imagination. ...This viewpoint is shared with other tribal peoples, such as the Aboriginals of Australia. They call the greater reality from whence comes all, the 'Dreamtime'."
"...shamans also hold the exceptionally subtle idea that life is a dream; that, in fact, we dream our lives into being."
Serge Kahili King
"Were it not for a dream dreamed by a forgotten race I would not suffer your sun to rise upon my patience, nor your moon to throw my shadow across your path."
Kahlil Gibran (voice of Jesus)
"…I sighed because I didn't have to think anymore and felt my whole body sink into a blessedness surely to be believed, completely relaxed and at peace with all the ephemeral world of dream and dreamer and the dreaming itself."
"…in the shaman's understanding…the dreamworld is the real world."
"Those who lose the dreaming are lost."
Australian Aboriginal Saying
"You are your dream."
Eric Bennett (5 yrs. old)
"Is this a dream?"
John McLellan (3 yrs. old)
(excerpted from THE DREAM OF BEING: aphorisms, ideograms, and aislings, by Jack Haas)