Castles In The Air Quotes

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Henry David Thoreau
“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, Walden

Iain Pears
“Felix had gone to live in a lotus land of his imagination. Where what is desired is dreamed of as already happened, where obstacles dissolve under the weight of desire, and where reality has vanished entirely.”
Iain Pears, The Dream of Scipio

“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 WALDEN

Richard Whately
“To know your ruling passion, examine your castles in the air.”
Richard Whately