Why Is It Worth It To Dream Essay

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“You must go after your wish. As soon as you start to pursue a dream, your life wakes up and everything has meaning.” This is a great quote by 7 time best-selling author Barbara Sher that I think shows the idea that it is worth it to dream. During the Dream unit, we have read some books and watched some videos that all seem to reflect this idea. And while there is a chance that dreams can have bad outcomes, it is still worth it to dream because dreams give life a meaning, if we don 't dream we will get stuck doing something we hate, and it inspires others. I believe it is worth it to dream because dreams give our life a meaning. One example of this is from the poem “Dreams” by Langston Hughes. In it, it says “For if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly” meaning that without dreams life cannot take off and fly. This is also seen in the book Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck. This fits the idea of dreams giving life a meaning because without the dream that George and Lennie had,…show more content…
There is a quote from the movie October Sky that shows an example of this reason as to why it’s worth it to dream. “No. Coal mining may be your life, but it 's not mine. I 'm never going down there again. I wanna go into space.” If Homer did not follow his dream of creating rockets, he would have been stuck coal mining which is something that he hated to do. We can also see that if we have dreams we won’t end up getting stuck doing something that we hate in a video about Ed Bray titled On The Road: Beating illiteracy - at any age. Ed Bray could not read and if he did not follow his dream of learning how to read he would have had to keep having to have other people tell him what things said and he would not be able to read any books which he hated. These examples show that dreaming is important because if we don’t we 'll end up doing something that we
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