Dream about smashed plates is a symbol for the pressure you are putting on yourself. You are the only one getting a message. Implies that you are feeling inadequate. It stands for masculine aggression or power. You need to break down the walls that you have created around you.
Smashed plates dream signifies your subconscious mind. You are experiencing some instability and setback in your life. You need to take a more hands on approach in addressing the unfinished issues in your childhood. This dream is an omen for royalty. You are underestimating yourself in some area.
If you dreamt about smashed plates:
There may be some conflict today between what you are willing to do for someone else and what you are willing to do for yourself. Or,the conflict could be at work and concern not only you but some office mates as well. Whenever conflict rears its head there is opportunity for learning. To learn from conflict we need to step back and get some perspective on it. Deep breathing helps very much in this regard. Keep aware of your breath and all will be well.