Dream quotes ^^

This is a collection of all the dream quotes I have added to my posts. I thought it would be nice to have them all easily accessable C: It’s quite a list so I put some photos I’ve taken in between them, so you’re eyes won’t lose track ^^ Hope this serves as an inspiration to many.

EDIT: Just today (August 9th, 2013) it came to my mind that quotes don’t really mean much if you don’t know how said them. So, I decided to search and add the names of the people behind the quotes ^^ Hope you think it was a good idea, too C:

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

“Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.” – Gloria Steinem

“Sometimes, the only realists are the dreamers.” – Paul Wellstone

“The best love affairs are those we never had.” – Norman Lindsay

“Dreams come true. Without that possibility, nature would not incite us to have them.” – John Updike

“When you cease to dream you cease to live” – Malcolm S. Forbes

“Only as high as I reach can I grow, only as far as I seek can I go, only as deep as I look can I see, only as much as I dream can I be.” – Karen Ravn

“Dreams are more real than reality itself, they’re closer to the self.” – Gao Xingjian

“The best things in life are unseen, thats why we close our eyes when we kiss cry and dream.” – Unknown

“Keep your heart open to dreams. For as long as there’s  dreams there is hope, and as long as there is hope, there is joy in living.” -Unknown

“Everything starts as somebody’s daydream.” – Larry Niven

“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 E. Turner

“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

“The Creator has not given you a longing to do that which you have no ability to do” – Orison Swett Marden

“There are no rules of architecture for a castle in the clouds.” – Gilbert K. Chesterton

“What I want to do is travel deep and deeper into the dreamlands, to find that place that I know is waiting for me here.” – Charles de Lint

“If you want to know where your heart is, look where your mind goes when it wanders” – Henri Frederic Amiel

“You have to imagine it possible before you can see something. You can have the evidence right in front of you, but if you can’t imagine something that has never existed before, it’s impossible.” – Rita Dove

“All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.” – Brian Tracy

“Love is what dreams are made of.” – Unknown

“To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.” – Anatole France

“The trouble with not having a goal is that you can spend your life running up and down the field and never score. ” – Bill Copeland

“Don’t limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve.” – Mary Kay Ash

“Better to have spent a life reaching for a dream that never came true, than to have slept through a life that never had a dream.” – Samantha Pickreign

“When our memories outweigh our dreams we become old.” – Bill Clinton

“In response to those who say to stop dreaming and face reality, I say keep dreaming and make reality.” – Kristian Kan

“There are some people who live in a dream world, but there are others who turn their dreams into a world most men only dream of.” – Sidonie Gabrielle

“All [wo]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 [wo]men, for they may act their dream with open eyes to make it possible.” – T. E. Lawrence

“It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting” – Paulo Coelho

“You see things; and you say “Why?” But I dream things that never were; and say “Why not?”” – George B. Shaw

“Get excited and enthusiastic about your own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire – you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away” – Denis Waitley

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

“So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable” – Christopher Reeve

“Dream the impossible dream. Dreaming it may make it possible. It often has.” – Unknown

“Always chase your dreams instead of running from your fears.” – Unknown

“I reject your reality and substitute it for my own.” – Adam Savage

“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

“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.” – Lao Tzu

”Dreams get you into the future and add excitement to the present.” – Robert Conklin

“In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.” – Janos Arany

“Whatever you can dream you can do, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. Begin it now.” – Unknown

“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.” – Ashley Smith

“The tragedy of life doesn’t lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach. It isn’t a calamity to die with dreams unfulfilled, but it is a calamity not to dream….It is not a disgrace not to reach the stars, but it is a disgrace to have no stars to reach for. Not failure, but low aim is sin.” – Benjamin E. Mayes

“To imagine is everything, to know is nothing at all.” – Anatole France

“No one should negotiate their dreams. Dreams must be free to fly high. No government, no legislature, has a right to limit your dreams. You should never agree to surrender your dreams.” – Jesse Jackson

“Never laugh at anyone’s dreams. People who don’t have dreams don’t have much.” – Unknown

“Follow the fellow who follows a dream.” –  Yip Harburg

“Your imagination is your preview of life’s coming attractions.” – Albert Einstein

“Dreams come a size too big so that we may grow into them.” – Josie Bisset

“When we are motivated by goals that have deep meaning, by dreams that need completion, by pure love that needs expressing, then we truly live life.” – Greg Anderson

“Capture your dreams and your life becomes full. You can, because you think you can.” –  Nikita Koloff

”Have the courage to follow your dreams. It’s the first step towards attaining your destiny.” – Nikita Koloff

“For those who dare to dream, there is a whole world to win!” – Dhirubhai Ambani

”The best reason for having dreams is that in dreams no reasons are necessary.” – Ashleigh Brilliant

“The inability to open up to hope is what blocks trust, and blocked trust is the reason for blighted dreams.” – Elizabeth Gilbert

“I believe that dreams – day dreams, you know, with your eyes wide open and your brain-machinery whizzing – are likely to lead to the betterment of the world.  The imaginative child will become the imaginative man or woman most apt to create, to invent, and therefore to foster civilization.” – L. Frank Baum

“Sometimes we get through adversity only by imagining what the world might be like if our dreams should ever come true.” – Arthur Golden

“Don’t you find it odd, that when you’re a kid, everyone, all the world, encourages you to follow your dreams. But when you’re older, somehow they act offended if you even try.” – Ethan Hawke

“We must never stop dreaming. Dreams provide nourishment for the soul, just as a meal does for the body.” – Paulo Coelho

“He who robs us of our dreams robs us of our life.” – Virginia Woolf

“Dream of me,” he said. “Dream of you? I’m doing that while I’m awake.” – Erin McCahan

“You have had a dream for so many years. Let today be the day you make a plan for it. Just think about how much more likely you are to hit your target when you finally aim at it.” – Steve Maraboli

“When a person truly desires something, all the Universe conspires to help that person realize his dream.” – Paulo Coelho

“To dream is to starve doubt, feed hope.” – Justina Chen Headley

“During your life, never stop dreaming. No one can take away your dreams” – Tupac Shakur

“Yes, if it is meant to be, it will be. In the meantime, create your own fate. Plan big and dream bigger.” – Destiny Booze

“Whether you approach your dreams on soft feet or in a breathless run, just so long as you acknowledge that your dreams are valuable and worthy of pursuing, then you’ve made it.” – Devon Monk

”All we need to do is listen carefully to the messages and follow our dreams. It is in our dreams that we find our true identities and where our destiny awaits.” -Isaiah Washington

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

“Dreams won’t always take you on a straight path to destiny but they’re usually related to what your soul wants for you. They’ll force you to ask yourself the hard questions, they’ll kick your ass and more importantly, they’ll turn you on.” – Kelly Cutrone


“Don’t let go of your dreams. If you have determination and belief in your dreams, you will succeed in spite of your desire to let go.” – Catherine Pulsifer

“The most unfortunate man on earth is not a man with no money, but a man with no dream.” – Unknown

“Sometimes on the way to a dream, you get lost and find a better one.” – Unknown

“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.” – Wilma Rudolph

“We come this way but once. We can either tiptoe through life and hope we get to death without being badly bruised or we can live a full, complete life achieving our goals and realizing our wildest dreams.” – Bob Proctor

“Each new dawn brings another opportunity for our dreams and lives to come together.” – F. K. Hall

“You must never stop dreaming. Face reality, yes. But don’t stop with the way things are; dream of things as they ought to be.” – Jesse Jackson

“You face the biggest challenge of all: to have the courage to seek your big dream regardless of what anyone says. You are the only person alive who can see your big picture and even you can’t see it all” – Oprah Winfrey

“I don’t want an epitaph on my gravestone that says, ‘She would have pursued some big dreams in her life, but other people wouldn’t let her.’” – Tom Peters

“Close your ears to all adverse suggestions. Never mind if people call you a fool and a dreamer. Dream on.” – Wallace D. Wattles


“Dreams are the seedlings of realities.” – James Allen

“You will not do incredible things without an incredible dream.” – John Eliot

“Listen to your dreams for they are the answer to your future. Allow your dreams to guide you like an angel by your side” – Unknown

“Happiness is having a dream you cannot let go of and a partner who would never ask you to.” – Robert Brault

“If one dream should fall and break into a thousand pieces, never be afraid to pick one of those pieces up and begin again.” – Flavia Weedn

“One must desire something to be alive” – Margaret Deland

“If you don’t build your dreams, someone will hire you to build theirs!” – Tony Gaskins

“For all their bitching about what’s holding them back, most people have a lot of trouble coming up with the defined dreams they’re being held from.” – Timothy Ferriss

“The future you see is the future you get.” – Robert G. Allen

“Too many of us are not living our dreams because we’re living our fears.” – Les Brown


“Sometimes the dreams that come true are the one’s you never even knew you had” – Alice Sebold

“The problems of the world cannot possibly be solved by skeptics or cynics whose horizons are limited by the obvious realities. We need men who can dream of things that never were.” – John F. Kennedy

“Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true” – Leon J. Suenens

“I know nothing with certainty, but the sight of stars makes me dream” – Vincent van Gogh

“It starts with a dream. Add faith and it becomes a belief. Add action and it becomes a part of life. Add perseverance and it becomes a goal in sight. Add patience and time and it ends with a dream come true.” – Doe Zantamata

“Living your dreams is not what happens to you. It’s what you do with what happens to you that makes you live your dreams.” – Unknown

“Never give up on a dream because of the time it will take you to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.” – Earl Nightingale

“Our dreams lift us high were the world becomes beautiful again.” – Unknown

“Follow your dreams and the universe will open doors for you where there were only walls.” – Joseph Campbell

“Dream big. Your attitude not your aptitude will determine your altitude.” – Zig Ziglar


“Sail away from the safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain

“There is nothing like a dream to create the future.” – Victor Hugo

“Some women choose to follow men, and some women choose to follow their dreams. If you’re wondering which way to go, remember that your career will never wake you up and tell you that it doesn’t love you anymore.” – Lady Gaga

“When people undermine your dreams, predict your doom or criticize you, remember they are telling you their story, not yours.” – Cynthia Occelli

“No facet of nature is as unlikely as we, the tiny bipeds with the giant dreams.” – Diane Ackerman

“Follow your dreams, they know the way” – Kobe Yamada

“We may place blame, give reasons, and even have excuses; but in the end, it is an act of cowardice to not follow your dreams.” – Steve Maraboli

“They may become harder to achieve but your dreams can’t stop because you’ve hit a certain age or you’ve had a child.” – Unknown

“Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.” – Suzy Kassem

“Miracles start to happen when you give as much energy to your dreams as you do to your fears.” – Richard Wilkins



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