Tuesday, August 15, 2006

dreamers of the day are dangerous

Encyclopaedia Britannica’s “On This Day” gave the following quote from T.E. Lawrence (born 15 August 1888), The Seven Pillars of Wisdom:

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 dangerous men, for they may act their dream with open eyes, to make it possible. This I did."

I find these words profoundly powerful, and am challenged to dream with open eyes …

Rennie D
24 August 2006

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