I’ve dreamed a lot. I’m tired now from dreaming but not tired of dreaming. No one tires of dreaming, because to dream is to forget, and forgetting does not weigh on us, it is a dreamless sleep throughout which we remain awake. In dreams I have achieved everything.— Fernando Pessoa
Valuable Dreamless quotations
But what is all this fear of and opposition to Oblivion? What is the matter with the soft Darkness, the Dreamless Sleep?
O little town of Bethlehem, how still we see thee lie! Above thy deep and dreamless sleep the silent stars go by.
That which is not present in deep dreamless sleep is not real
There is nothing frightening about an eternal dreamless sleep.
Surely it is better than eternal torment in Hell and eternal boredom in Heaven.
What's the Matter with the Mill?
A new leader has to be able to change an organization that is dreamless, soulless and visionless... someone's got to make a wake up call.
I cried until my eyes swelled shut, and then I slept, a black, dreamless sleep from which I awoke amazingly refreshed, at least until I remembered.
For the first time in your conscious memory;
for the first time in fact, since your were a baby; a single tear, full and warm, rolled down your right cheek and you fell into a very deep and entirely dreamless slumber.
Men really do need sea-monsters in their personal oceans
The empty, the one, the unmoved, the full, satiation, wanting nothing--that would be my evil: in short, dreamless sleep.
The sun shall shine in ages yet to be, The musing moon illumine pastures dim, And afterwards a new nativity For all who slept the dreamless interim.
Men really need sea-monsters in their personal oceans.
An ocean without its unnamed monsters would be like a completely dreamless sleep.
There are days in retirement that are the waking equivalent of a dreamless sleep, if you know what I mean.
Life is there ahead of you and either one tests oneself in its challenges or huddles in the valleys of a dreamless day-to-day existence whose only purpose is the preservation of a illusory security and safety. The latter is what the vast majority of people choose to do, fearing the adventure into the known.
You take a journey into the Unmanifested every night when you enter the phase of deep dreamless sleep. You merge with the Source. You draw from it the vital energy that sustains you for a while when you return to the manifested, the world of separate forms.
As an eagle, weary after soaring in the sky, folds its wings and flies down to rest in its nest, so does the shining Self enter the state of dreamless sleep, where one is freed from all desires.
Just as the mightiest oak topples without its roots, so will a man without knowledge of his people come crashing to earth, dreamless and unfulfilled. We can not hope to understand ourselves until we know someting of those who have come before us.
Your house is your larger body. It grows in the sun and sleeps in the stillness of the night; and it is not dreamless. Does not your house dream, and dreaming, leave the city for grove or hilltop?
O Death, what are thou? nurse of dreamless slumbers freshening the fevered flesh to a wakefulness eternal.
Through meditation one has to achieve a dreamless sleep with full alertness.
Once this happens, the drop falls into the ocean and becomes the ocean.
Death, like a host, comes smiling to the door;
Smiling, he greets us, on that tranquil shore Where neither piping bird nor peeping dawn Disturbs the eternal sleep, But in the stillness far withdrawn Our dreamless rest for evermore we keep.