"Worse than not realizing the dreams of your youth, would be to have been young and never dreamed at all."
"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."Jean Genet on Eleanor Roosevelt
"All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them."Jean Genet on Walt Disney
"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 on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible."Jean Genet on T. E. Lawrence
"Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world."Jean Genet on Harriet Tubman
"Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today."Jean Genet on James Dean
"I recognize in thieves, traitors and murderers, in the ruthless and the cunning, a deep beauty - a sunken beauty."
"A great wind swept over the ghetto, carrying away shame, invisibility and four centuries of humiliation. But when the wind dropped people saw it had been only a little breeze, friendly, almost gentle."
"Crimes of which a people is ashamed constitute its real history. The same is true of man."
"The fame of heroes owes little to the extent of their conquests and all to the success of the tributes paid to them."
"A man must dream a long time in order to act with grandeur, and dreaming is nursed in darkness."