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Quotes of the Day for 8 February 2002 – Dreams

Jules Gabriel Verne was born on this day in 1828 on Ile Feydeau, in the city of Nantes, France. He wrote the earliest popular science fiction, which stories inspired thousands of young dreamers who have made most of Verne's fantasies into daily routine. Please consider this a salute to the dreamers among us.

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The quotes:

The uncommon man is merely the common man thinking and dreaming of success in larger terms and in more fruitful areas.
     - Melvin Powers

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.
     - Anatole France

Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.
     - Gloria Steinem

The permanent temptation of life is to confuse dreams with reality. The permanent defeat of life comes when dreams are surrendered to reality.
     - James Michener

All men dream: but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are the dangerous men, for they may act their dreams with open eyes, to make it possible.
     - T. E. Lawrence


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