Shaving the beard in dreams may mean that you find yourself in a situation that requires direct and forceful action. You should therefore be more expeditious with your decisions. On the contrary, dreaming of a long and copious beard symbolizes wisdom and creativity. If you get carried away by creative intuition you will attain your goals. The longer the beard, the greater your chances of success. The beard also symbolizes the primitive and wild man present in subject's interior: the most indomitable sexual side. According to Freud, men who dream of shaving their beard are afraid of losing their confidence in sexual matters. On the other hand when a woman dreams that she grows a beard, it shows her desire for a more masculine role: for example at the workplace. In the case that an elder with a gray and long beard is portrayed, it is a sign that your unconscious wants to convey its advice for greater knowledge and understanding of things. A long and strong beard denotes honor and eloquence; but a too long one indicates lawsuits and losses. A short one predicts litigation and family disagreements. As for color: a brown beard denotes evils; red, false friends; blonde, success; black, pain; and gold or silver, wealth.