Dream Quotes

Read the best selected dream quotes by some famous people of their times. These quotes about dreams will motivate and inspire you and you will be much wiser about the subject.


If you can dream it, you can do it. Always remember this whole thing was started by a mouse. Walt Disney
To accomplish great things we must first dream, then visualize, then plan... believe... act! Alfred A. Montapert
He dreamed he was eating shredded wheat and woke up to find the mattress half gone. Fred A. Allen
Dreaming permits each and everyone of us to be quietly and safely insane every night of our lives. William Dement
Castles in the air - -they are so easy to take refuge in. And so easy to build as well. Henrik Ibsen
If all of our wishes were gratified, many of our dreams would be destroyed. Anonymous
You will achieve grand dream, a day at a time, so set goals for each day -- not long and difficult projects, but chores that will take you, step by step, toward your rainbow. Write them down, if you must, but limit your list so that you won't have to drag today's undone matters into tomorrow. Remember that you cannot build your pyramid in twenty-four hours. Be patient. Never allow your day to become so cluttered that you neglect your most important goal -- to do the best you can, enjoy this day, and rest satisfied with what you have accomplished. Og Mandino
Dreams have their place in managerial activity, but they need to be kept severely under control. Lord Weinstock
Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before. Edgar Allan Poe
It is on the whole probably that we continually dream, but that consciousness makes such a noise that we do not hear it. Carl Jung
It is never too late to be what you might have been. George Eliot
Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men. Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born. Dale Turner
You must go after your wish. As soon as you start to pursue a dream, your life wakes up and everything has meaning. Barbara Sher
I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation when they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character. Martin Luther King Jr.
It is a shame that when we have a good dream we are asleep at the time. P.K. Shaw
I dream of you to wake; would that I might Dream of you and not wake but slumber on... Christina Rossetti
Maybe we are less than our dreams, but that less would make us more than some Gods would dream of. Sister Corita Kent
A man's dreams are an index to his greatness. Zadoc Rabinowitz
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past. Thomas Jefferson
Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die tomorrow. James Dean
He felt that his whole life was some kind of dream and he sometimes wondered whose it was and whether they were enjoying it. Douglas Adams
Ideologies separate us. Dreams and anguish bring us together. Eugene Ionesco
If one advances confidently in the directions of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours. Henry David Thoreau
Did anyone ever have a boring dream? Ralph Hodgson
I have dreamed in my life, dreams that have stayed with me ever after, and changed my ideas; they have gone through and through me, like wine through water, and altered the color of my mind. Emily Bronte
Only in dreams does the happiness of the earth dwell. Ruckett
You're the only one who can make the difference. Whatever your dream is, go for it. Earvin ''Magic'' Johnson
A dream is your creative vision for your life in the future. You must break out of your current comfort zone and become comfortable with the unfamiliar and the unknown. Denis Waitley
When you reach for the stars, you may not quite get one, but you won't come up with a handful of mud either. Leo Burnett
The main reason I wanted to be successful was to get out of the ghetto. My parents helped direct my path. Florence Griffith-Joyner
If a little dreaming is dangerous, the cure for it is not to dream less but to dream more, to dream all the time. Marcel Proust
Don't ever let anyone steal your dreams. Dexter Yager
Know thyself, believe in God, and dare to dream. John Salley
No person has the right to rain on your dreams. Marian Wright Edelman
I wanted so badly to study ballet, but it was really all about wearing the tutu. Elle Macpherson
All human beings are also dream beings. Dreaming ties all mankind together. Kerouac Jack
His life was a sort of dream, as are most lives with the mainspring left out. Anonymous
A man that is born falls into a dream like a man who falls into the sea. If he tries to climb out into the air as inexperienced people endeavor to do, he drowns. Joseph Conrad
Be a dreamer. If you don't know how to dream, you're dead. Jim Valvano
You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands -- your own. Mark Victor Hansen
We grow great by dreams. All big men are dreamers. Woodrow T. Wilson
Thought are but dreams till their effects are tried. William Shakespeare
Keep true to the dreams of your youth. Johann Friedrich Von Schiller
Help others achieve their dreams and you will achieve yours. Les Brown
Some people follow their dreams, others hunt them down and beat them mercilessly into submission. Neil Kendall
When we can't dream any longer, we die. Goldman Emma
I do not understand the capricious lewdness of the sleeping mind. John Cheever
All men of action are dreamers. James G. Huneker
Because thou must not dream, thou need not despair. Matthew Arnold
When you cease to dream you cease to live. Malcolm S. Forbes
That, if then I had waked after a long sleep, will make me sleep again; and then, in dreaming, the clouds me thought would open and show riches ready to drop upon me; that, when I waked I cried to dream again. William Shakespeare
And our dreams are who we are. Barbara Sher
I have had a most rare vision. I have had a dream past the wit of man to say what dream it was. Man is but an ass if he go about to expound this dream. William Shakespeare
Dream big and dare to fail. Norman D. Vaughan
We've got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true. Denis Waitley
Everything starts as somebody's day dream. Larry Niven
But sure there is need of other remedies than dreaming, a weak contention of art against nature. Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
Our truest life is when we are in our dreams awake. Henry David Thoreau
Dreams are free. Dreams are necessary to life. Anais Nin
Unfortunately, the balance of nature decrees that a super-abundance of dreams is paid for by a growing potential for nightmares. Peter Ustinov
Ah, great it is to believe the dream as we stand in youth by the starry stream; but a greater thing is to fight life through and say at the end, the dream is true! Edwin Markham
Don't be afraid of the space between your dreams and reality. If you can dream it, you can make it so. Belva Davis
When your heart is in your dream, no request is too extreme. Jiminy Cricket
It has never been my object to record my dreams, just the determination to realize them. Man Ray
The smaller the head, the bigger the dream. Austin O'Malley
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night. Alexander Pope
If there were dreams to sell, what would you buy? Thomas Lovell Beddoes
We grow by our dreams. Woodrow T. Wilson
There couldn't be a society of people who didn't dream. They'd be dead in two weeks. William S. Burroughs
Build a dream and the dream will build you. Robert H. Schuller
But I, being poor, have only my dreams; I have spread my dreams under your feet; Tread softly because you tread on my dreams. William Butler Yeats
In bed my real love has always been the sleep that rescued me by allowing me to dream. Luigi Pirandello
How many of our daydreams would darken into nightmares, were there a danger of their coming true! Logan Pearsall Smith
There are those that look at things the way they are, and ask why? I dream of things that never were, and ask why not. Robert F. Kennedy
You can make the dream come true if you wake up and work. Anonymous
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so shall you become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil. James Allen
Nothing is as real as a dream. The world can change around you, but your dream will not. Responsibilities need not erase it. Duties need not obscure it. Because the dream is within you, no one can take it away. Tom Clancy
A dream is a scripture, and many scriptures are nothing but dreams. Umberto Eco
No dreamer is ever too small; no dream is ever too big. Anonymous
Our dreams are a second life. I have never been able to penetrate without a shudder those ivory or horned gates which separate us from the invisible world. Gerard De Nerval
You have the courage and power to live your dreams. Les Brown
A daydream is a meal at which images are eaten. Some of us are gourmets, some gourmands, and a good many take their images precooked out of a can and swallow them down whole, absent-mindedly and with little relish. W. H. Auden
If you don't have a dream, how are you going to make a dream come true? Oscar Hammerstein
You can often measure a person by the size of his dream. Robert H. Schuller
It's not what the dream is but what the dream does. John Johnson
When I dream, I am ageless. Elizabeth Coatsworth
I dreamed a thousand new paths. I woke and walked my old one. Chinese Proverb
You can dream, create, design and build the most wonderful place in the world, but it requires people to make the dream a reality. Walt Disney
I believe that any single dream contains the essential message about our existence. Frederick Salomon Perls
I dream of a place and a time where America will once again be seen as the last best hope of earth. Abraham Lincoln
All men dream, but unequally. Those that dream at night in the dusty recesses of their minds awake the next day to find that their dreams were just vanity. But those who dream during the day with their eyes wide open are dangerous men; they act out their dreams to make them reality. Thomas E. Lawrence
A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams. John Barrymore
Who so regardeth dreams is like him that catcheth at a shadow, and followeth after the wind. [Ecclesiasticus 34:2] Bible
One of the characteristics of the dream is that nothing surprises us in it. With no regret, we agree to live in it with strangers, completely cut off from our habits and friends. Jean Cocteau
You have to think anyway, so why not think big? Donald Trump
Dreams are real as long as they last. Can we say more of life? Havelock Ellis
You've got to create a dream. You've got to uphold the dream. If you can't, go back to the factory or go back to the desk. Eric Burdon
To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to do. Kahlil Gibran
Reverie is not a mind vacuum. It is rather the gift of an hour which knows the plenitude of the soul. Gaston Bachelard
I have heard it said that the first ingredient of success -- the earliest spark in the dreaming youth -- if this; dream a great dream. John A. Appleman
You can't just sit there and wait for people to give you that golden dream. You've got to get out there and make it happen for yourself. Diana Ross
Initially I wanted to be Muhammad Ali. But then I got into a fight and I got my butt kicked, so I figured I could choose something else. Babyface
Man, alone, has the power to transform his thoughts into physical reality; man, alone, can dream and make his dreams come true. Napoleon Hill
Toil, feel, think, hope; you will be sure to dream enough before you die, without arranging for it. John Sterling
It is not for man to rest in absolute contentment. He is born to hopes and aspirations as the sparks fly upward, unless he has brutalized his nature and quenched the spirit of immortality which is his portion. Robert Southey
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
I dream, therefore I exist. J. August Strindberg
One half the world must sweat and groan that the other half may dream. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
You are never given a dream without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however. Richard Bach
We are near waking when we dream we are dreaming. Novalis
We are such stuff as dreams are made on, and our little life, is rounded with a sleep. William Shakespeare
Like dreams, small creeks grow into mighty rivers. Anonymous
Dreams get you into the future and add excitement to the present. Robert Conklin
I'll do my dreaming with my eyes wide open, and I'll do my looking back with my eyes closed. Tony Arata
You're in the midst of a war: a battle between the limits of a crowd seeking the surrender of your dreams, and the power of your true vision to create and contribute. It is a fight between those who will tell you what you cannot do, and that part of you that knows -- and has always known -- that we are more than our environment; and that a dream, backed by an unrelenting will to attain it, is truly a reality with an imminent arrival. Anthony Robbins
Dream manfully and nobly, and thy dreams shall be prophets. Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
The dreamer whose dreams are non-utilitarian has no place in this world. In this world the poet is anathema, the thinker a fool, the artist an escapist, the man of vision a criminal. Henry Miller
To dream anything that you want to dream, that is the beauty of the human mind. To do anything that you want to do, that is the strength of the human will. To trust yourself, to test your limits, that is the courage to succeed. Bernard Edmonds
Before your dreams can come true, you have to have those dreams. Dr. Joyce Brothers
Big thinking precedes great achievement. Wilferd A. Peterson
Dreams come true; without that possibility, nature would not incite us to have them. John Updike
Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly. Langston Hughes
The more you can dream, the more you can do. Michael Korda
Dreams show you that you have the power... Helen Schucman
If you have a dream, give it a chance to happen. Richard M. DeVos
There are those, I know, who will reply that the liberation of humanity, the freedom of man and mind, is nothing but a dream. They are right. It is. It is the American Dream. Archibald Macleish
Focus more on your desire than on your doubt, and the dream will take care of itself. You may be surprised at how easily this happens. Your doubts are not as powerful as your desires, unless you make them so. Marcia Wieder
All that we see or seem, is but a dream within a dream. Edgar Allan Poe
A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world. Oscar Wilde
When you dream alone, with your eyes shut, asleep, that dream is an illusion. But when we dream together, sharing the same dream, awake and with our eyes wide open, then that dream becomes reality! Anonymous
If your dream is a big dream, and if you want your life to work on the high level that you say you do, there's no way around doing the work it takes to get you there. Joyce Chapman
The moment of enlightenment is when a person's dreams of possibilities become images of probabilities. Vic Braden
What if nothing exists and we're all in somebody's dream? Or what's worse, what if only that fat guy in the third row exists? Woody Allen
I remember when I was in school, they would ask, ''What are you going to be when you grow up?'' and then you'd have to draw a picture of it. I drew a picture of myself as a bride. Gwen Stefani
That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind. Neil Armstrong
The end of wisdom is to dream high enough to lose the dream in the seeking of it. William Faulkner
Dreams have only the pigmentation of fact. Djuna Barnes
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. Eleanor Roosevelt
A house is made of walls and beams; a home is built with love and dreams. Anonymous
Let sleep itself be an exercise in piety, for such as our life and conduct have been, so also of necessity will be our dreams. St. Basil
Dreaming is an act of pure imagination, attesting in all men a creative power, which, if it were available in waking, would make every man a Dante or Shakespeare. Francis Herbert Hedge
Cutting the space budget really restores my faith in humanity. It eliminates dreams, goals, and ideals and lets us get straight to the business of hate, debauchery, and self-annihilation. Johnny Hart
Dream is not a revelation. If a dream affords the dreamer some light on himself, it is not the person with closed eyes who makes the discovery but the person with open eyes lucid enough to fit thoughts together. Dream --a scintillating mirage surrounded by shadows --is essentially poetry. Michel Leiris
I always have to dream up there against the stars. If I don't dream I will make it, I won't even get close. Henry J. Kaiser
Dream the impossible dream, Fight the unbeatable foe, Strive with your last once of courage To reach the unreachable star. Anonymous
I don't use drugs, my dreams are frightening enough. Marie E. Eschenbach
Aim for your star, no matter how far, you must reach high above and touch your life with love, you must never look back, but charge on! Attack! See your goal your star of desire, see it red hot, feel it burning, you must be obsessed with it to make it your true yearning, be ready my friends for when you truly believe it, you will certainly achieve it and by all of God?s universal laws you will always receive it! Bob Smith
I want to keep my dreams, even bad ones, because without them, I might have nothing all night long. Joseph Heller
We do not really feel grateful toward those who make our dreams come true; they ruin our dreams. Eric Hoffer
If you want your dreams to come true, don't over sleep. Yiddish Proverb
We've removed the ceiling above our dreams. There are no more impossible dreams. Jesse Jackson
It may be those who do most, dream most. Stephen B. Leacock
Society often forgives the criminal; it never forgives the dreamer. Oscar Wilde
Our dreams drench us in senses, and senses steps us again in dreams. Amos Bronson Alcott
Nothing happens unless first a dream. Carl Sandburg
Oversleeping will never make one's dreams come true. Anonymous
In dream consciousness? we make things happen by wishing them, because we are not only the observer of what we experience but also the creator. Pir Vilayat Khan
Your dreams will come true... if you can see it... if you believe in it... then you can achieve it. Anonymous
Our heart oft times wakes when we sleep, and God can speak to that, either by words, by proverbs, by signs and similitudes, as well as if one was awake. John Bunyan
If you're going to be thinking, you may as well think big. Donald Trump
Only things the dreamers make live on. They are the eternal conquerors. Herbert Kaufman

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