Free Essays on Dreams Or Goals In Life

  1. dreams and goals

    to have dreams of a better life, and the ability to establish goals to live out those dreams. Think of it: We can look deep within our hearts and dream of a better situation for ourselves and our families; dream of better financial lives and better emotional or physical lives; certainly dream of better...

  2. The American Dream - Silas Hanegraaf

    The American Dream Silas Hanegraaf The American Dream has been a long time goal that everybody in America has wanted in his or her life. Though the American Dream does not have to be what another person has defined it as, but rather it is what one person wants, their personal goal or desire of...

  3. dreams

     DREAMS "Dreams are the touchstones of our characters." - Henry David Thoreau What is a dream? A dream can include any of the images, thoughts and emotions that are experienced during sleep. Dreams can be extraordinarily vivid or very vague; filled with joyful emotions or frightening...

  4. The American Dream Is Sublime Motivation

    live the American Dream .People will journey far and wide, traverse the entire continent, suffer all manner of pain and suffering, if they believe that, in the end, they will be rewarded, and there is nothing quite like survival to motivate people. The ancient tale of “The American Dream” has been pursued...

  5. American Dream

    The American Dream: Product May Vary When heard, the phrase “American Dream” is often associated with Martin Luther King Jr., because of his famous “I Have a Dream” speech, which illustrated his views during the battle in the civil rights movement. In it, he states, “I have a dream that one day...

  6. How Does the Great Gatsby Portray the Death of the American Dream

    Jay Gatsby’s constant parties epitomized the corruption of the American Dream as the desire for money and worldly pleasures overshadowed the true values of the American Dream. After WWI ended in 1918, veterans found that life was not as rosy as it had been before. The war led to an economic boom as...

  7. Winter Dreams

    17th 2010 Winter Dreams The novel “Winter Dreams,” written by Scott Fitzgerald is a classic novel of a man struggling to impress the woman he loves and to achieve the American Dream. The main character of this story Dexter has a vision of success; he wants to pursue the American Dream, money, status...

  8. Dream Interpretation

    Dream Interpretation Every human being in this world has plethora of dreams, but almost no one could certainly say the meaning of them. Even Though many researches have taken place and many theories have been stated from ancient times regarding the meaning of Dreams, no official...

  9. Goals & Objectives

    Goals/Objectives Throughout my senior year, I have discovered that I want to be a teacher and lead others. I am very passionate about working with kids, implementing school plans, and being the teacher I always wished for. I am a natural-born leader and do not get nervous in front of crowds, I always...

  10. Never Too Late to Act on Dream

    Hayley Huang English 11 Essay – Siddhartha & The Alchemist Steve Bush 2013-06-05 Never Too Late To Act On Dream "In his pursuit of the dream, he was being constantly subjected to tests of his persistence and courage. So he could not be hasty, nor impatient. If he pushed forward impulsively...

  11. An essay of dreams

    “Laugh often, dream big, reach for the stars!” That’s exactly what I do and I’m not planning on stopping anytime soon. In June I will graduate from high school and I already have my life planned out. In college I will obtain a bachelor’s degree in education, a master’s degree in library science, with...

  12. american dream

    American Dream Research Essay America, known as the country of opportunity and freedom, where any man or woman can come and have a fair chance at achieving the desired goal commonly referred to as “The American Dream.” To many, successfully obtaining the American dream means having...

  13. The Great Gatsby the ironic view of American Dream

    a way to become successful. The American Dream is a belief that everyone in America can become successful through hard work and some luck. In the book The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald, the author of the book, writes the opposite view of the American dream and make characters face unfortunate events...

  14. Shaping the American Dream

    Shaping the American Dream The American Dream is a national symbol of the United States; a set of ideals in which freedom includes the opportunity for prosperity and success, and progress achieved through hard work. Throughout the texts, The Great Gatsby, Of Mice and Men and A Raisin in the Sun,...

  15. The Great Gatsby: The Loss of the Dream

    The Great Gatsby: The Loss of the Dream Many critics have argued for the idea that Jay Gatsby’s death was a result of his romanticism. Dilworth, for example, notes Gatsby’s romanticism for Daisy Buchanan. Gatsby dreams of a future in which she leaves her husband Tom and marries him. Fearing...

  16. Personal Goals Paper about being a student at the University of Phoenix

    My Personal Goals My parents always had this saying, "Set personal goals in life that will help strengthen the rainbow". That proverb had a profound effect on me as I grew older and starting to plan my life. We all have rainbows or dreams in life that need the proper goals to achieve them. Sometimes...

  17. What Exactly Is the American Dream?

    Bertrand What Exactly is the American Dream? The word “American Dream’’ is something that all Americans think about having every day. The “American Dream” can be used in many ways like having the dream job you always wanted, living a perfect and happy life, or owning a well money making business...

  18. Gatsby Symbolizes the American Dream and Its Flaws in the 1920’s

    Gatsby symbolizes the American dream and its flaws in the 1920’s. The 1920’s were a time of economic indulgences. The stock market was in a period of wild growth and Americans were enjoying their newfound prosperity. America just came off a triumphant success in the First World War and the 1920’s...

  19. All but my life

    Everyone has a dream , aspiration ambition , your goal is to do anything to fulfill it. In realization, sometimes your desires are honestly impossible. Yet, in your heart, you do anything and everything to try to make it happen. The book "Goal .! The Dream Begins" by Robert Rigby is a...

  20. In ‘the Great Gatsby’ Fitzgerald Reveals the Ultimate Emptiness of the American Dream”. to What Extent Do You Agree with This Statement?

    Gatsby’ Fitzgerald reveals the ultimate emptiness of the American Dream”. To what extent do you agree with this statement? The American Dream can be understood in a number of ways. Some may interpret an idyllic version in which the dream represents passion, limitless possibility and a belief that anything...

  21. American Dream

    Everyone has his or her own American dream. In fact, the United States was founded by ambitious people who dreamt for a better life. The tradition has continued, and with each generation, the dream grows. What was once a desire for simple equality, freedom, and refuge has evolved to become much, much...

  22. Living the American Dream

    Name Prof. English 1010 5 September, 2013 Living the American Dream The American Dream is a popular thought that means different things to different people. Some people believe the American Dream is the best life that you could picture for yourself that is achieved through hard work and patience...

  23. Dreams

    Dream By: FY All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. I believe every child is born a dreamer, from the moment we enter this world our mind wanders off in every direction. The thoughts created in our mind unconsciously creates us, as humans who differ from one...

  24. Never Give Up on Your Dreams-Dream Big!

    my dreams, man. I’m just going to ask where they’re going and hook up with them later.” Quite the humorous approach- and perhaps Mitch Hedberg lived out his very own dream as a comedian. But in real life, you aren’t just going to “hook up” with your dreams later. Maybe you’re a child who dreams of...

  25. Dreams of Gilgamesh

    Dreams of Gilgamesh When looking into the meanings of dreams, a variation of things can be found. Most people believe that dreams are a reflection of people’s inner thoughts and feelings. Most of these feelings are too private to be expressed in the real world and that is why they are expressed in...

  26. Dreams Do Come True

    Kenia Cruz Ms. Harder English 7 20 November 2008 Dreams Do Come True: “Life is all about finding yourself.” I’ve heard this saying one to many times, and it didn’t hit me until I had finally realized what I wanted to do for the rest of my life. I always knew I wanted to make a difference in peoples’...

  27. dreams

     A lot of people have dreams that they want to achieve in their life, likewise there are people that doesn’t dream about having something or reaching something. FOCUSING. There are a lot of ways to make your dreams come true, but I think the most important ways to reach them are focusing on education...

  28. The Amercan Dream

    The American Dream is defined as an American ideal of a happy and successful life to which all may aspire, and that everyone in the United States has the chance to achieve success and prosperity. Gatsby's dream was to be with Daisy and to do this he knew he had to impress her materialistically...

  29. What Is the American Dream

    11th Our research question is: What is the American dream, and how is it shown in the book "Of Mice and Men." At first we debated about what the main topic was that was shown in the book. We decided it the hope of achieving the American dream. That is what kept them going and working and that’s...

  30. How to Discover Your Life Dreams

    How To Discover Your Life Dreams I have an assignment for you. Do you want to know why you were born? What your sacred mission in life is? Here’s what you do: Schedule a few hours for a personal retreat; a whole day is even better. Get your calendar and cross out that special day with a fat...

  31. In Search for a New Life

    Over the years, the view of the American Dream has changed its meaning. People came to America in search of a new life, to be free, or to express their own beliefs and ideas to others without being penalized for what they believe in. My view of the American Dream is that all people in America should be...

  32. American Dream

    2011 Chasing the “American Dream” For decades millions of people have come to the United States to live the American Dream. Many believed that coming to United States would open endless opportunities to gain a happy and successful life. When I think of the American Dream it consists of a decent house...

  33. American Dream

    The American Dream A merica is the land of opportunity. M any people move to America to fulfill their dreams. E quality is an ideal of the United States. R ags to riches is what most people dream of. I immigrants come here to fulfill their dream. C harity and decency is found in America. A lways...

  34. Dreams Make What Life Is

    in the Sun Dreams Make What Life Is In the novels Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, the play A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry dreams are viewed in different perspectives. John Stenbeck is telling you to strive for your goals and to work towards them because your dreams can get deferred...

  35. The American Dream

    Is the American Dream Achievable? My opinion of the American dream is that it is all about success, wealth, happiness and health. Essentially it is an idea, a dream that anyone in the USA can succeed through hard work, and anyone is able to lead a happy successful life. The definition of the American...

  36. Essay American Dream

    The American Dream There are many obstacles that lie head of many individuals dreams that stops them from persisting forward such as class, race, religion, and ethnicity. The American Dream carries on as a myth in our society that each individual share equal opportunity of success.The truth is that...

  37. The American Dream.

    The American Dream, a dream on which our country has been built on and continues to develop and bring new and new waves of immigrants. It is a part of each American; this dream has been the light at the end of the tunnel for which our parents and ancestors were coming for. To find a life that was rewarded...

  38. Gatsby and the American Dream

    American Dream F. Scott Fitzgerald’s masterpiece, The Great Gatsby, is a novel for the ages. He cleverly depicted the image of the 1920’s in which he himself was a rich, young socialite, with vivid dreams. Jay Gatsby from the novel, is the embodiment of the rise and fall of the American Dream. He...

  39. ‘Consi the Meaning of the American Dream, What Is Fitzgerald’s Ironic Comment on the American Dream?

    ‘Consider the meaning of the American Dream, what is Fitzgerald’s ironic comment on the American Dream?’ The American Dream encapsulates the spirit of the country itself, and is something much discussed and hence something that is found in a lot of American Literature. The ideas that one should...

  40. A World of Dreams: Achieving Your Dream Job

    decade, careers in the field of law have become more important due to the increasing number of lawsuits. One of my many long term goals is to become a tax lawyer. This is a goal I have held near to my heart form several years. I can see myself walking into a packed court room with my Italian suit and penny...

  41. What I Expect Out of Life in 10yrs Time????

    Where do I begin???.... When I think of life in 10yrs time it petrifies me as no one knows what way life will be like, question after question evolves round my head. Thinking of my life I would have to say I would be hoping that is would still be in generally good health considering I will be 3 months...

  42. End of My Life

    Lying in a hospital bed, I can’t imagine this being the end of my life. With so many years of planning, studying and being goal oriented, has my allergies finally beat me? Dr. Shalom comes in the room and puts me to sleep. I have two dreams, the first one I reminisce on all the things I have committed to...

  43. Make your dreams come true

     A lot of people have dreams that they want to achieve in their life, likewise there are people that doesn’t dream about having something or reaching something. FOCUSING. There are a lot of ways to make your dreams come true, but I think the most important ways to reach them are focusing on education...

  44. Achieving My American Dream

    American Dream Many people in this world have sought out to achieve their American Dream. Some accomplished it, and some didn’t. Masses of people have died trying to fight for their dream, Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, and my great grandmother Albertha Peters. Before I die I want to make my dream a reality...

  45. Dream Deferred

    Hughes' Harlem - A Dream Deferred Sometimes his poetry is simplistic and degenerates into a nothing more than whining, but other times he waxes quite profound, and in all cases he is worth studying. A poem that students often encounter in their classes is “Harlem: A Dream Deferred,” from his Montage...

  46. The American Dream 3

    The American Dream: I choose The American Dream because it’s a dream of land in which life should be better, richer, and fuller for every woman and man, with the opportunity for each according to ability or achievement. It is not a dream of motor cars and high wages merely, but a dream of social order...

  47. Requiem for a Dream

    Requiem for a Dream is a difficult movie to watch, but gives the audience a glimpse into a world they might not ever see. The movie portrays a group of people who eventually succumb to the horrors of drug addiction and despair. Drug addiction can change people who are full of hope and dreams into people...

  48. The Great Gatsby Essay—Failure of the American Dream

    the American Dream, an idealistic and illusionary goal to achieve wealth and status. The ruthless pursuit of wealth leads to the corruption of human nature and moral values. Fitzgerald uses characters in the novel to show the corruptions and the illusionary nature of the American Dream. The superficial...

  49. The American Dream - Freedom

    The American Dream What is the American Dream, and who are the people most likely to pursue it? The American Dream represents the goal specific to an individual. One person might consider a home that’s payed off their version of the American Dream, and another person might see it as the ability to run...

  50. Goal

    GOAL’ ESSAY The importance of relationships and self confidence is portrayed in the novel ‘GOAL’ written by Robert Rigby. Rigby shows this idea by including an obstacle for Santiago in achieving his goal and dream; of becoming a professional footballer. The fluctuated relationship between Santiago...

  51. Strategic Management in Life

    Anyone’s life will depend upon how well it is planned strategically. A well crafted plan will give us the task cut out and will guide us towards our destiny. I would like to cut my plan for the next 10 years into two parts one is a short term for next 3 years and the plan for the next 7 years being...

  52. Ambition in Your Life

    Victor and Macbeth had great dreams of accomplishing certain things that defy a higher order. Ambition drove both of them to strive for what they want and never give up on their dreams. Ambition without doubt help or even single handling brought Macbeth and Victor to their dreams. Ambition is the best quality...

  53. I Have a Dream

    I have a Dream At the age of seven I dreamt of becoming the youngest female African American volleyball player. At the age of twelve I dreamt of becoming a doctor. At the age of eighteen I stopped dreaming. What exactly is dreaming? According to Webster’s Dictionary, Dreaming is a series of thoughts...

  54. Dreams Come in All Shapes and Sizes

    Dreams or goals? To me they are both the same thing. In life in order to reach our goals we have to be willing to consistently go after them. There are company goals, personal goals, career goals, family goals or health goals, they all must be pursued with passion and purpose. The challenges of life...

  55. Dreams and goals in life

    Dreams and goals in life Dreams are a way for us to get creative and they are important for us to be able to think freely. Dreams have no boundaries and they make us feel good. They don’t force us to do something and they most often do not become reality. But they are still important for us to be able...

  56. Life Story: What Was Your Family Life?

    My Life Linda Goethe PSY 202 Jon Sperling October 11, 2009 Outline: What was your family life? Farming Family Oldest of 4 children Live with 4 uncles Father absence What things do you remember about your childhood? {text:list-item} {text:list-item}...

  57. Truth About Life

    where commitment is often hidden by day to day life. Many believe that our goals are a commitment to ourselves. People make goals for themselves in order to strive for greatness, but a man once told me that goals not written down are only dreams. We can dream all we like but without commitment to do the...

  58. Things About American Dream

    American Studies “The American Dream is alive in our society to day, why or why not? “ We talked about “ American Dream” for a week. We learned a lot of things about American Dream, learned about how the famous people success, described the American Dream. How people think about it, understand...

  59. The Great Gatsby - American Dream

    American Dream The true American dream is dead and the sad part is, there is the ability to resurrect it, but current perceptions of the American dream will never allow it. When looking back at what people perceived as the American Dream, it was vastly different. The original American dream consists...

  60. Narcissism of the American Dream

    Selflessness Died With Jesus: Narcissism of The American Dream, Portrayed Through The Great Gatsby and A Raisin in the Sun A father has this goal: to make money, to be successful, to succeed. But while he works so hard to achieve this goal, he shuns his friends, family, and loved ones. He ignores...