141 Quotes about dreams


  • History remembers the dreams that become reality. – Rees Quinn


  • Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world. – Harriet Tubman


  • A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work. – Colin Powell


  • It’s your life and your dreams deserve to be fulfilled no matter what it takes. – Denise Duffield Thomas


  • Don’t just be a dreamer, create goals for yourself and follow them to the end. – Nathan Ergang


  • Without dreams, there can be no courage. And without courage, there can be no action. – Wim Wenders


  • When you make your dreams come true it may be only for your self, but there are hundreds and maybe thousands who’ll be inspired. – Thomas Meyer


  • You need to start feeling gratitude as you set your intentions. Intentions are the starting point for fulfilling your dreams. – Brenda Nathan


  • Working toward your dreams starts with a planning phase, for which we need adequate time and attention. – Maya Green


  • We all have our dreams. At the same time, we all experience trials in the pursuit of these dreams. – Patrick Rahn


  • Each sunrise gives hope to your dreams and light to your plans. – William Ngwako Maphoto


  • Yes: I am a dreamer. For 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


  • I was going to have to stop making excuses and go after them. They weren’t just going to come to me. Maybe that’s why they call it “chasing your dreams.” – Steph Gold


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  • If you will dare to reach down inside your soul and feel around a bit, you will find a long forgotten dream. – Lucas Cunningham


  • Work on moving away from having only a vision and dream and focus more on the practical steps to get there. – Edmund Ronen


  • The world has become your free agent, and anyone, even you, can become an overnight success, or “go viral” in ways that we never dreamed of in the past. – Teresa de Grosbois


  • No matter how high, No matter how low, Just trust. and believe, you have what it takes to achieve; Your dream. – Omarr RaSharjd Lee


  • Dreams and wishes are not goals until they are written as specific end results on paper. – Meir Liraz


  • It is nearly impossible to make time for our dreams, to break free from the traditional mould, and to truly be ourselves, if we have low self-esteem and self-confidence. – Aurora McClellan


  • Early morning is the best time to dream, to think, and to clear your mind. The rest of the day is filled with obligations that slowly leech away your brain power, energy, and focus. – Samantha Westwood


  • Tragically, many of us live our entire lives without fulfilling our dreams. – Kristen Moeller


  • The amount of opportunities and experiences just waiting for you are almost limitless. Every dream you have and wonderful desires can come true. – Zak Khan


  • No matter how hard it seems, if you know that your dream is worth fighting for, start somewhere. – Russell Davis


  • You must plant the seeds of belief first, before you reap the harvest of your dreams. -Bill Tharp


  • Your dreams should be your dreams. They shouldn’t be based on what anyone else says or does. – Tim David


  • Some people really thrive on pursuing their dreams and doing what it takes to achieve them. – Lorraine C Ladish


  • Next time you are filled with passion and a desire to create change, remember to take steps towards your dream, not leaps. – Calvin Simpson


  • I’ve learned that dreams can be challenging, can sometimes feel intimidating, and are always worth the success they can bring. – Darren Hardy


  • If you want your dreams to come true, it is important that you believe this is the kind of world not only where that can happen but where it is in the process of happening for you this very moment. – Bill Tharp


  • The idea of following your dream or doing what makes you happy is often difficult to imagine. We often feel that our dreams are childish and our talents are only meant to be enjoyed for recreational purposes and for the most part our work should be just that, work. – Tarik Turner


  • The heart is the epicenter of everything as it is where dreams, hopes and ambitions are born. – Cess Gichuhi


  • Everyone has dreams; though, someone with a purpose is actually working toward it. – Alex Altman


  • As you set out in pursuit of your dreams, you will inevitably face challenges, trials, and stumbling blocks along the way. A key to your success will be developing a critical skill that every truly successful woman possesses in abundance: resilience. – Valorie Burton


The only thing that will stop you from fulfilling your dreams is you. – Tom Bradley

  • Despite what we’ve been taught, we don’t have to be rich, famous or distinguished to make our dreams come true. – Sharon Cook


  • People are busy accomplishing their own dreams, so your dreams are left up to you. When you decide – that’s a key word – to take care of your dreams, things start to happen. -David DeNotaris


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  • Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover – H. Jackson Brown Jr.


  • It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live. – J.K. Rowling


Step away from the couch sitters who are awaiting the single perfect day to begin living their dream. You can choose to live your dream every day if you just take the first step. – T. D. Jakes


  • Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly. – Langston Hughes


  • Not being able to recognize our lifelong dreams is like not being able to recognize that we are alive. – David A. Hunter


  • Let us dream of tomorrow where we can truly love from the soul, and know love as the ultimate truth. – Michael Jackson


  • We’ve got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true. – Denis Waitley


  • Reading books written by others who have accomplished what you hope to achieve not only provides guidance, but is an excellent way to maintain your enthusiasm toward your goal. If someone else has reached their dream, you can do it to!” – Deanna Cosso


  • Life is too precious and fleeting to stay unhappy. Find supports. Allow yourself to dream. You deserve absolute happiness and peace.- Charlene Richard


  • Mary Kay Ash established her dream company’s principles and priorities for relationships first, and then she discovered the products they would offer to the market place. – Robert Busha


  • For many people, the adverse circumstances along the roadway of life have them so beat down and discouraged, they’ve forgotten how to dream. Their dreams were left in the dust years ago, and now it just hurts too much to get back up and try again. – Omar Johnson


  • We all have dreams and wishes. The difference is that dreams are there for you to do something with – they are a component of hope for with out a dream there is no hope. A wish, however, is simply a desire to have something without doing anything to accomplish it. – Catherine Pulsifer


All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them. – Walt Disney


  • No matter how meticulously you plan the path to your dream, life will get in the way. There will be delays, setbacks and detours aplenty. They are all part of the experience, learn from them.- Tony Clark


  • Intrinsic motivation comes from within you and is powered by your own dreams, aspirations, wants and wishes. – Joanna Jast


  • A leader is a person with a clear vision for the future who wants to enlist others to help him turn a dream into reality.- Ace McCloud


  • Martin Luther King, Jr had a dream – a dream that all people could live together in peace and be treated equally. And though he ied over forty years ago, his dream lives on. – Bonnie Bader


  • All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream. – Edgar Allan Poe


  • For some of you sitting here tonight, this has been an easy accomplishment, but for others, the road to graduation has been filled with hardships – yet here you all are today. And now, I want you to continue to work hard, follow your heart and follow your dreams. – Tami Van Wort


  • I like the night. Without the dark, we’d never see the stars. – Stephenie Meyer,


  • All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible. – T.E. Lawrence


The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. – Eleanor Roosevelt

  • When you experience a large shock, you may reassess your life or your dreams, and realize that you aren’t living the life you imagined or wanted. – Sullins Stuart


  • Most personal development and success material will mention the importance of goal setting if you want to achieve your dreams. – Joe Hinchliffe


  • Everyone can be happy every day in the process of implementing his dream. What is required? The feeling of progress. – Vanessa Angel


  • Follow your passion, be prepared to work hard and sacrifice, and, above all, don’t let anyone limit your dreams. – Unknown


  • Stay true to yourself, yet always be open to learn. Work hard, and never give up on your dreams, even when nobody else believes they can come true but you. These are not cliches but real tools you need no matter what you do in life to stay focused on your path.


  • Dreams are today’s answers to tomorrow’s questions. – Edgar Cayce


  • Always be dedicated to your work and success will follow you, as this is the only way that makes your dream come true. – Amara Abid,


  • When you have a dream that you can’t let go of, trust your instincts and pursue it. But remember: Real dreams take work, They take patience, and sometimes they require you to dig down very deep. Be sure you’re willing to do that. – Harvey Mackay


  • It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live. – J.K. Rowling


  • Dreams pass into the reality of action. From the action stems the dream again; and this interdependence produces the highest form of living. – Anais Nin


  • There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure. – Paulo Coelho


  • A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality. – John Lennon


  • 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. – H.F. Hedge


  • Dreams are illustrations. from the book your soul is writing about you. – Marsha Norman


  • The only dreams that come true are the ones you chase, if you do nothing, you get nothing. – Joseph Atser


  • Sometimes its easier for someone to live in fantasy land dreaming about their life being successful. Other than actually taking action to make that idea come to fruition. – Alex Altman


  • We’re all great at having ‘safe’ dreams: ideas we like to play with, assured that we will never have to do anything about them. – John Lees


  • To reach your dreams and truly get rewarded, you will have to make sacrifices. That might mean you choose to get up a little earlier than usual or you choose to give up your TV time. – Ace McCloud


  • Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country. – Anais Nin


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  • You see, the human mind is the last, great unexplored continent on Earth. It contains riches beyond our wildest dreams. It will return anything we want to plant. – Earl Nightingale


  • Dreaming permits each and every one of us to be quietly and safely insane every night of our lives. – William Dement


  • Dreams are excursions into the limbo of things, a semi deliverance from the human prison. – Henri Amiel


  • Dreams say what they mean, but they don’t say it in daytime language.- Gail Godwin


  • That which the dream shows is the shadow of such wisdom as exists in man, even if during his waking state he may know nothing about it. We do not know it because we are fooling away our time with outward and perishing things, and are asleep in regard to that which is real within our self. – Paracelsus


  • When you move forward day after day taking action towards your dreams, there is no way you won’t make it – Sandra Leon


  • Whether it is a passion, dream or even a business plan; nothing can be ‘actually’ shaped without the right set of business accessories.- Edward Eddington


  • People who don’t take action because they were too afraid never live a life where they’ve accomplished all of their dreams. – Zane Rozzi


  • When you write down your goals, they become tangible and you become more motivated to work hard to achieve your dreams. – Mia Conrad


  • A great way to keep our minds off the worry track is to focus our thoughts on things that are good, beautiful, and positive. Allow yourself to dream, wish, and imagine the best that could happen. – Rohen Phoenix


  • Remember, god never gives you a dream or a wish without also giving you the power to make your dream or wish come true. – Timothy McGaffin II


  • Once you know yourself, what you like, what you love, what you dislike, what your dreams are, and honest about your faults, you can accept yourself for who you are. – B.W. Robertson


  • Take wishing and hoping right out of your vocabulary, commit to yourself and your dreams, and take action. -Honoree Corder


  • The famous psychiatrist and author of Man and His Symbols, Carl Jung, once said, ‘The dream is the small hidden door in the deepest and most intimate sanctum of the soul – Sean Lysaght


  • Keep your heart open to dreams. For as long as there’s a dream, there is hope, and as long as there is hope, there is joy in living. – Unknown


  • Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe.


  • Do I have enough? Will I go broke?” And the one place in our lives where those questions really crystallize is when we start thinking about retirement. Talk about a landscape where people’s biggest dreams collide with the harshest realities – Wes Moss


  • Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams.


  • There is a difference between a dream and a goal. A dream is a gift you want to be given. A goal is something you work to achieve. – Brian Knapp


  • One of the primary ways the newly departed soul uses to reach people who love them is through the dream state. – Michael Newton


  • Motivation is the fuel that drives you towards your goals. It comes from desire, and from a vision of your ideal future. It is the emotional energy that pushes you along your journey to actualizing your dreams. – James Adler


  • Yet, there are couples who have healthy marriages in which each encourages the other and they watch their dreams come true. – Dr. Gary Chapman


  • The greatest achievement was at first and for a time a dream. The oak sleeps in the acorn; the bird sleeps in the egg; and in the highest vision of the soul, a waking angel stirs. Dreams are the seedlings of realities – James Allen


  • Perhaps the best example of how your mind creates its own virtual-reality game is the everyday, garden-variety dream. – Pam Grout


You can never be happy living someone else’s dream. Live your own. And you will for sure know the meaning of happiness. – Oprah Winfrey

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  • Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men. – Goethe


  • Man, alone, has the power to transform his thoughts into physical reality; man, alone, can dream and make his dreams come true. – Napoleon Hill


  • A dream with no action may be great for happiness in sleep, but torture in wake. – Dale Roberts


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  • Money is certainly one of the ways we can turn the dreams we have into the reality we live.


  • My goal in life became about accumulating wealth for myself in order to give it away. I had to increase my talents and capacity to achieve greater dreams and goals. – David Khalil


  • It may be that those who do most, dream most. – Stephen Butler Leacock


  • When you stop having dreams and ideals – well, you might as well stop altogether. – Marian Anderson


  • You can’t realize your dreams unless you have one to begin with. – Thomas Edison


  • All of the wishes and dreams that you hold dear are obtainable. All you need to do is focus upon who you are, how the world sees you and how you see yourself. Once you do, you will never doubt yourself again. – Nathan Smart


  • Just as a building without foundations will not be habitable you cannot turn your life around and start manifesting your dreams with the click of your fingers. – Craig Beck


  • It’s never too late to go for a dream or make a change in your life. You can reinvent yourself, build a new career and maintain a positive outlook on life, at any age – even when your world is collapsing around you. – Michele Laine


  • Anything you can dream of and aspire to, that is in harmony with the will of God, you can obtain. – Norman Vincent Peale


  • Daydreaming allows you to build a brand that will be consistent with your goals and dreams. – Amy Dix


  • I can now state my dream without five hundred internal voices jumping in with comments, put downs and questions. – Jenny Clift


  • 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


  • Follow your dreams, they know the way. – Kobe Yamada


  • 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


  • Despite the many versions, one thing is common; success is the fulfillment of a dream, an achieved desire, or a victory over a life battle. – Rowena Cauba, Happiness


  • For children, their bedroom represents their corner of the big world, the space where they can relax in a grownup-free zone, imagine and dream of their futures, and be at peace after a long day of being a kid. – C. E. Mroz


  • While many serious types of people attribute dreamers as little more than listless eccentrics who need a good grounding in reality as we know it, there have been incredible contributions to the systems of thinking that are now the foundation of this changing reality as we know it, and they have come from dreams. – Michelle Hunt


  • Deep down inside every one of us we carry dreams and desires that take us to success and fulfillment. But at times, life has a knack for taking us on the wrong roads, following the desires of others. – Ravindranath Jayaratne


  • You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. – C.S. Lewis


  • Be careful what you water your dreams with. Water them with worry and fear and you will produce weeds that choke the life from your dream. Water them with optimism and solutions and you will cultivate success. Always be on the lookout for ways to turn a problem into an opportunity for success. Always be on the lookout for ways to nurture your dream. – Lao Tzu


  • Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.


  • It’s not enough just to dream of your ideas. You’ve got to take action to bring about their creation. – Doreen Virtue


  • The loss of a life is not nearly as devastating as the loss of what could have been, of the dreams left unfulfilled and lingering passions undiscovered. – Seth David Chernoff


  • Before I am crucified, let me quickly say that fulfilling the dreams of our parents for our lives is not terrible, if the dream is in line with our dream. – Jide Adeniba


  • We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort.


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Nothing happens unless first we dream. – Carl Sandburg


  • Remember your dreams and fight for them. You must know what you want from life. There is just one thing that makes your dream become impossible: the fear of failure.


  • It is almost impossible for you to reach for your dreams, to be truly yourself, if you have a low self-confidence.” – Charles Lamont


  • Daring to dream means daring to live. – Robert H. Schuller


  • The building blocks of life are basically anything and everything you can use to reach your dreams. – Patrick Sverns


  • Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit. We are all the same in this notion: The potential for greatness lives within each of us.


  • Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams.


  • Most dreams are held captive by other people’s opinions. – Jelani Daniel


  • Many people dream of a life that is challenge free and stress free but what they don’t know is if they did have a life like that they would be stunted and literally bored to death. – Raymona Brown


  • Another common reason people with huge, servants’ hearts don’t create the vision of their dream life is that they think they are supposed to help everybody, and that they are required to put all their energy into helping. – Cassie Parks


  • Part of the Disney success is our ability to create a believable world of dreams that appeals to all age groups. The kind of entertainment we create is meant to appeal to every member of the family. – Walt Disney


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