84 Midsummer Nights Dream Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of midsummer nights dream quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about midsummer.

The Most Famous Midsummer Nights Dream Quotes (Best in 2024)

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Summer night-- even the stars are whispering to each other. — Kobayashi Issa

The dance grew into a colorful flower bouquet which caught and contained the glow of sun-happy summer days, the secret of star-studded nights, and the wistful sweetness of overcast and rainy hours. — Mary Wigman

All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players: they have their exits and their entrances; and one man in his time plays many parts, his acts being seven ages. — William Shakespeare

The summer night is like a perfection of thought. — Wallace Stevens

The shimmering night does not stay for mortals, not misfortunes, nor wealth, but in a moment it is gone, and to the turn of another comes joy and loss. — Sophocles

The wall is silence, the grass is sleep, Tall trees of peace their vigil keep, And the Fairy of Dreams with moth-wings furled. Plays soft on her flute to the drowsy world. — Ida Rentoul Outhwaite

To die, to sleep - To sleep, perchance to dream - ay, there's the rub, For in this sleep of death what dreams may come. — William Shakespeare

The longer the night lasts, the more our dreams will be. — Chinese Proverbs

Fantasies are more than substitutes for unpleasant reality; they are also dress rehearsals, plans. All acts performed in the world begin in the imagination. — Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

The air was fragrant with a thousand trodden aromatic herbs, with fields of lavender, and with the brightest roses blushing in tufts all over the meadows. — William C. Bryant

Short Midsummer Nights Dream Quotes

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  • Cupid is a knavish lad, Thus to make poor females mad. — William Shakespeare
  • All's well that ends well. — John Heywood
  • All is well that ends well — Emily Rodda
  • One sees more devils than vast hell can hold — Sayings
  • I have had a most rare vision. I have had a dream, past the wit of man to say what dream it was. — William Shakespeare
  • Never anything can be amiss, when simpleness and duty tender it. — William Shakespeare
  • Are you sure/That we are awake? It seems to me/That yet we sleep, we dream — William Shakespeare
  • The object of art is to give life a shape. Midsummer Nights Dream — William Shakespeare
  • I am that merry wanderer of the night. — William Shakespeare
  • Things base and vile, holding no quantity, love can transpose to form and dignity — Sayings
Midsummer nights dream quote Believe in your dreams. They were given to you for a reason.
Believe in your dreams. They were given to you for a reason.

Mid Summer Nights Dream Quotes

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So we grew together like to a double cherry, seeming parted, but yet an union in partition, two lovely berries molded on one stem. — William Shakespeare

Lovers and madmen have such seething brains Such shaping fantasies, that apprehend More than cool reason ever comprehends. — William Shakespeare

Thus die I, thus, thus, thus. Now am I dead, Now am I fled; My soul is in the sky: Tongue, lose thy light; Moon take thy flight. Now die, die, die, die, die. — William Shakespeare

Midsummer nights dream quote Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it.
Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass away.

Ay me! for aught that ever I could read, could ever hear by tale or history, the course of true love never did run smooth. — William Shakespeare

To you your father should be as a god. — William Shakespeare

O, when she's angry, she is keen and shrewd! She was a vixen when she went to school; And though she be but little, she is fierce. — William Shakespeare

Midsummer nights dream quote Always remember to fall asleep with a dream and wake up with a purpose.
Always remember to fall asleep with a dream and wake up with a purpose.

So quick bright things come to confusion.​​​​​​ — William Shakespeare

So, good night unto you all. Give me your hands, if we be friends, and Robin shall restore amends. — William Shakespeare

In the night, imagining some fear, How easy is a bush supposed a bear! — Sayings

A lion among ladies is a most dreadful thing. — William Shakespeare

Midsummer Quotes

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I think that's what makes many Swedes jealous of immigrant groups. You [immigrants] have a culture, an identity, a history, something that brings you together. And what do we have? We have Midsummer's Eve and such silly things. — Mona Sahlin

I know a bank where the wild thyme blows, Where oxlips and the nodding violet grows, Quite over-canopied with luscious woodbine, With sweet musk-roses and with eglantine. — William Shakespeare

Too quick despairer, wherefore wilt thou go? Soon will the high Midsummer pomps come on, Soon will the musk carnations break and swell. — Matthew Arnold

Midsummer nights dream quote Reading is dreaming with open eyes.
Reading is dreaming with open eyes.

To grow old is to lose everything. Aging, everybody knows it. Even when we are young, we glimpse it sometimes, and nod our heads when a grandfather dies. Then we row for years on the midsummer pond, ignorant and content. — Donald Hall

Baseball is slovenly and excessive in midsummer, with its onrolling daily cascade of line scores and box scores, shifting statistics, highlights and lowlights, dingers and shutouts, streaks and slumps. — Roger Angell

As full of spirit as the month of May, and as gorgeous as the sun in Midsummer. — William Shakespeare

Midsummer nights dream quote Be brave enough to live the life of your dreams according to your vision and and
Be brave enough to live the life of your dreams according to your vision and and purpose instead of the expectations and opinions of others.

Yet mark'd I where the bolt of Cupid fell: It fell upon a little western flower, Before milk-white, now purple with love's wound, And maidens call it love-in-idleness. — William Shakespeare

All furnished, all in arms; All plum'd like estridges that with the wind Bated like eagles having lately bathed; Glittering in golden coats like images; As full of spirit as the month of May And gorgeous as the sun at midsummer; Wanton as youthful goats, wild as young bulls. — William Shakespeare

I know a place where the wild thyme blows, where oxlips and the nodding violet grows. — William Shakespeare

Actually I think 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' could sit very very perfectly in the middle of a Disney world I think. — Kenneth Branagh

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More Midsummer Nights Dream Quotes

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A tragedy is a tragedy, and at the bottom, all tragedies are stupid. Give me a choice and I'll take A Midsummer Night's Dream over Hamlet every time. Any fool with steady hands and a working set of lungs can build up a house of cards and then blow it down, but it takes a genius to make people laugh. — Stephen King

But earthlier happy is the rose distill'd Than that which withering on the virgin thorn Grows, lives, and dies in single blessedness. — William Shakespeare

And therefore is love said to be a child, Because in choice he is so oft beguil'd — William Shakespeare

Up and down, up and down I will lead them up and down I am feared in field in town Goblin, lead them up and down — William Shakespeare

O, teach me how you look, and with what art You sway the motion of Demetrius' heart."-Helena — William Shakespeare

The eye of man hath not heard, the ear of man hath not seen, man's hand is not able to taste, his tongue to conceive, nor his heart to report, what my dream was. — William Shakespeare

Ill met by moonlight, proud Titania — William Shakespeare

I loved doing Shakespeare. My two favorite roles, in fact, have been Viola in Twelfth Night and Helena in A Midsummer Night's Dream. — Blythe Danner

The poet's eye, in a fine frenzy rolling, Doth glance from heaven to earth, From earth to heaven. — William Shakespeare

The moon, like to a silver bow new bent in heaven. — William Shakespeare

Such tricks hath strong imagination, That, if it would but apprehend some joy, It comprehends some bringer of that joy; Or in the night, imagining some fear, How easy is a bush supposed a bear! — William Shakespeare

To show our simple skill, That is the true beginning of our end. — William Shakespeare

Four days will quickly steep themselves in nights; Four nights will quickly dream away the time; And then the moon, like to a silver bow new bent in heaven, shall behold the night of our solemnities. — William Shakespeare

I think A Midsummer Night's Dream would be terrific because of the transformations that occur. Or The Tempest, things like that. Extraordinary larger than life or supernatural element. — Kenneth Branagh

I'd love to play Puck in 'A Midsummer Night's Dream.' — Daniel Radcliffe

I am better off with vegetables at the bottom of my garden than with all the fairies of the Midsummer Night's Dream. — Dorothy L. Sayers

I fell in love with acting at around the age of 11, when I was drafted in to play a fairy at an amateur production of 'Midsummer Night's Dream.' — Zoe Tapper

We will meet; and there we may rehearse most obscenely and courageously. — William Shakespeare

Thus have I, Wall, my part discharged so; And, being done, thus Wall away doth go. — William Shakespeare

If you expect me to believe that a lawyer wrote A Midsummer Night's Dream, I must be dafter than I look. — Jasper Fforde

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