I always wanted to be a rock star. That was my childhood dream. That's what I told everybody I was going to be when I grew up.— Chester Bennington
Mind-blowing Childhood Dreams quotations
In my childhood, America was like a religion.
Then, real-life Americans abruptly entered my life - in jeeps - and upset all my dreams.
It's not about how to achieve your dreams, it's about how to lead your life, .
.. If you lead your life the right way, the karma will take care of itself, the dreams will come to you.
Don’t complain; just work harder.
For almost thirty years I repeatedly saw one and the same dream: I would arrive in Vienna at long last. I would feel really happy, for I was returning to my serene childhood.
The brick walls are there to stop the people who don't want it badly enough.
They are there to stop the other people!
I had this rare privilege of being able to pursue in my adult life, what had been my childhood dream.
A pony is a childhood dream. A horse is an adulthood treasure.
We all have a childhood dream that when there is love, everything goes like silk, but the reality is that marriage requires a lot of compromise.
Anyone who has spent any time in space will love it for the rest of their lives.
I achieved my childhood dream of the sky.
The essential and defining characteristic of childhood is not the effortless merging of dream and reality, but only alienation. There are no words for childhood's dark turns and exhalations. A wise child recognizes it and submits to the necessary consequences. A child who counts the cost is a child no longer.
My biggest concern is always the students who are working toward a certain career - when they limit themselves to just that one option. They need to know that the world is huge - it's an ocean, and there are so many options. It's not the end of the world if they don't get to pursue an apparent childhood dream.
My childhood memories reside somewhere in my subconscious part of my brain.
Somehow I feel that my subconscious part creates far more interesting things than my conscious part can ever dream of.
I'm very comfortable with the nature of life and death, and that we come to an end. What's most difficult to imagine is that those dreams and early yearnings and desires of childhood and adolescence will also disappear. But who knows? Maybe you become part of the eternal whatever.
To practice space is thus to repeat the joyful and silent experience of childhood; it is, in a place, to be other and to move toward the other...Kandinsky dreamed of: 'a great city built according to all the rules of architecture and then suddenly shaken by a force that defies all calculation.
My childhood dream was to win the Olympics, and I've done that.
Everything else is icing on the cake.
I grew up watching "That's So Raven" and "Lizzie McGuire," and I said to myself that I could do that one day, and here I am. This is a dream come true and I am just ecstatic to be here living out my childhood dreams.
I don't think if you asked any of my childhood friends they would say that I had a weird childhood; they might say there weren't a lot of regular rules, the conversations in the house were always very open, dreams were a great thing to talk about, everybody was making something all the time.
Experience is what you get when you didn't get what you wanted.
The wild, the absurd, the seemingly crazy: this kind of thinking is where new ideas come from ... The people capable of such playful thought carry forward their childish qualities and childhood dreams, applying them in areas where most of us get stuck, victims of our adult seriousness. Staying a child isn't easy.
We all have two lives: The true, the one we dreamed of in childhood And go on dreaming of as adults in a substratum of mist; the false, the one we love when we live with others, the practical, the useful, the one we end up by being put in a coffin.
I grew up in Barranquila, Colombia, and I spent most of my childhood dreaming about becoming a singer.
As long as I'm dealing in honesty, I may as well admit that I have been more influenced (as a person) by my childhood readings of Tolkien and Lewis than I have been by any philosophers I read in college and grad school. The events and characters in Narnia and Middle Earth shaped my ideals, my dreams, my goals. Kant just annoyed me.
I'm dying and I'm having fun. And I'm going to keep having fun every day I have left.
It's very important to know when you're in a pissing match.
And it's very important to get out of it as quickly as possible.
For most of us, dreams come true only after they do not matter, Only in childhood do we ever have the chance of making dreams come true when they mean everything.
The dreams of childhood - it's airy fables, its graceful, beautiful, humane, impossible adornments of the world beyond; so good to be believed in once, so good to be remembered when outgrown.
Alice! A childish story take, And with a gentle hand, Lay it where Childhood's dreams are twined In Memory's mystic band, Like pilgrim's withered wreath of flowers Plucked in far-off land.
Never lose the child-like wonder. It’s just too important. It’s what drives us. Help others.
Some people take the spelling bee very seriously.
These people are called "parents of children in the spelling bee." They're trying to make up for their own childhood of crushed dreams and misspelled words.
It's very, very special for me. This is where I've grown up, it's my home, and winning the Monaco Grand Prix is the highlight of any racing driver's career and for me a childhood dream. It being my home makes it all the more special, unbelievable.
When you have a childhood dream that still burns and tugs at your heart when you're an adult, you owe it to yourself to pursue and achieve this dream.
Remember brick walls let us show our dedication.
They are there to separate us from the people who don't really want to achieve their childhood dreams.
I'll take an earnest person over a hip person every day, because hip is short-term, earnest is long term.
Destiny plans a different route and fulfills the dream in ways we couldn't have expected.