"In dreams the truth is learned that all good works are done in the absence of a caress."
"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."Leonard Cohen on Eleanor Roosevelt
"All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them."Leonard Cohen 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."Leonard Cohen 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."Leonard Cohen on Harriet Tubman
"Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today."Leonard Cohen on James Dean
"To every people the land is given on condition. Perceived or not, there is a Covenant, beyond the constitution, beyond sovereign guarantee, beyond the nation's sweetest dreams of itself."
"Let judges secretly despair of justice: their verdicts will be more acute. Let generals secretly despair of triumph killing will be defamed. Let priests secretly despair of faith: their compassion will be true."
"Music is the emotional life of most people."
"We used to play music for fun. Much more than now. Now nobody picks up a guitar unless they're paid for it."
"Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash."