Build castles in the air… provided you build a foundation under them! But to do so requires dreaming no small dreams.
Everything that has ever been created was first someone’s dream. Whether it was they who acted upon the dream, or another who finally brought it into existence, it was in the mind first.
Daniel Oliech, wrote about it at the GREATNESSwithin blog and titled it “Dream no small dreams“.
“Hold fast to dreams for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly.
Hold fast to dreams for when dreams go, life is a worthless striving without hope.
When you are inspired by some great purpose,
some extraordinary projects,
all your thoughts break their bonds;
your mind transcends limitations;
your consciousness expands in every direction;
and you find yourself in a new and wonderful world.
Dormant forces, faculties and talents become alive and you discover yourself to be a greater person by far than you ever dreamed yourself to be.
Greatness is a function of great dreams. Great women and men…” [read more]
Many years ago, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe expressed it in his own style…
Thoughts at Midnight simply picked up on it to create the meme…
“Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men.”
~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe