Castles In The Air Quotes

Castles In The Air Quotes by Kofi Annan, Elizabeth von Arnim, Jonathan Swift, Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton, Henry David Thoreau, Louisa May Alcott and many others.

I am not afraid to dream. You first have to start with

I am not afraid to dream. You first have to start with a dream. Build your castles in the air and give it foundation. Without a dream, you are not going to get anywhere.
Kofi Annan
When I got to the library I came to a standstill, – ah, the dear room, what happy times I have spent in it rummaging amongst the books, making plans for my garden, building castles in the air, writing, dreaming, doing nothing.
Elizabeth von Arnim
In all assemblies, though you wedge them ever so close, we may observe this peculiar property, that over their heads there is room enough; but how to reach it is the difficult point. To this end the philosopher’s way in all ages has been by erecting certain edifices in the air.
Jonathan Swift
Castles in the air cost a vast deal to keep up.
Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
Wouldn’t it be fun if all the castles in the air which we make could come true and we could live in them?
Louisa May Alcott
No dreams, no visions, no delicious fantasies, no castles in the air, with which, as the old song so truly says, hearts are broken, heads are turned.
William Osler
I’ve got the key to my castle in the air, but whether I can unlock the door remains to be seen.
Louisa May Alcott
There are some people who can never see a little cloud of fantasy float across the horizon of their dreams without building a heavy castle in the air upon it, and bringing it to earth.
Stella Benson
And the National Socialists believe that they can afford to ignore the world or oppose it, and build their castles-in-the-air without creating a possibly silent, but very palpable reaction from abroad.
Oswald Spengler
Charming Alnaschar visions! it is the happy privilege of youth to construct you.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Bows and flows of angel hair and ice cream castles in the air and feather canyons everywhere, I’ve looked at clouds that way.
Joni Mitchell
Wishes, like castles in the air, are inexpensive and not taxable.
Thomas Chandler Haliburton
To know your ruling passion, examine your castles in the air.
Richard Whately
There is more pleasure to building castles in the air than on the ground.
Edward Gibbon
Happy season of virtuous youth, when shame is still an impassable barrier, and the sacred air-cities of hope have not shrunk into the mean clay hamlets of reality; and man, by his nature, is yet infinite and free.
Thomas Carlyle
If you are going to build something in the air it is always better to build castles than houses of cards.
Georg C. Lichtenberg