Said Rabbi Banaah: There were 24 interpreters of dreams in Jerusalem. Once I had a dream and went around to all of them and they all gave different interpretations, and all were fulfilled, confirming that which is said, "All dreams follow the mouth."
Talmud, Berachot 55b
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