“Dreams Keep Us Awake” is one way of restating India's ex-President Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam's expression. However, he says it better, provided you get it's true meaning.
is not what you see in sleep
is the thing which doesn't let you sleep”
My first reaction to it was that I wanted to correct the grammar. My reaction to my reaction was “Oh… I get it now…”
These Dreams are not to viewed as a fleeting fantasy. These Dreams are the driving force in your life…
Exactly! You may dream while you sleep, but the visionary dreams…? They are well framed in the expression “Dreams is not what you see in sleep. Dreams is the thing which doesn't let you sleep!”
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