Dreams quotes and sayings

Dreams are true while they last, and do we not live in dreams?
Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Nothing happens unless first we dream.
Carl Sandburg

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

Dreams and predictions ought to serve but for winter talk by the fireside.
Francis Bacon

The dream was always running ahead of me. To catch up, to live for a moment in unison with it, that was the miracle.
Anais Nin

When we are dreaming alone it is only a dream. When we are dreaming with others, it is the beginning of reality.
Dom Helder Camara:

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

Dream as if you’ll live forever, live as if you’ll die today.
James Dean

You may say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one, I hope someday you will join us, and the world will live as one.
John Lennon

Dreams are the touchstones of our character.
Henry David Thoreau

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

Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.
Epicurus

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.
Gail Devers

It was a dream of perfect bliss, Too beautiful to last.
Thomas Haynes Bayly

Dreams are answers to questions we haven’t yet figured out how to ask.
X-Files

Dreams are like stars…you may never touch them, but if you follow them they will lead you to your destiny.
Anonymous

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

Dreams are only thoughts you didn’t have time to think about during the day.
Anonymous

Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.
Carl Jung

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

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

What is not started today is never finished tomorrow.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

To accomplish great things, we must dream as well as act.
Anatole France

Dreams are like the paints of a great artist. Your dreams are your paints, the world is your canvas. Believing, is the brush that converts your dreams into a masterpiece of reality.
Anonymous

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

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

I have learned, that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau

A man’s dreams are an index to his greatness.
Zadok Rabinowitz

Don’t kill the dream – execute it.
Anonymous

You block your dream when you allow your fear to grow bigger than your faith.
Mary Manin Morrissey

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

Don’t be pushed by your problems. Be led by your dreams.
Anonymous

Only in our dreams are we free. The rest of the time we need wages.
Terry Pratchett

So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable.
Anonymous

We all have possibilities we don’t know about. We can do things we don’t even dream we can do.
Dale Carnegie

The key to realizing a dream is to focus not on success but significance – and then even the small steps and little victories along your path will take on greater meaning.
Oprah Winfrey

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 know how men in exile feed on dreams of hope.
Aeschylus

Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.
Buddha

Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe

Dreams that do come true can be as unsettling as those that don’t.
Brett Butler

I do not want to die… until I have faithfully made the most of my talent and cultivated the seed that was placed in me until the last small twig has grown.
Kathe Kollwitz

The best thing about dreams is that fleeting moment, when you are between asleep and awake, when you don’t know the difference between reality and fantasy, when for just that one moment you feel with your entire soul that the dream is reality, and it really happened.
Anonymous

She laughs at my dreams, but I dream about her laughter.
The Click Five

A dream is a microscope through which we look at the hidden occurrences in our soul.
Erich Fromm

There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.
William Shakespeare

Life is never easy for those who dream.
Robert James Waller

Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
Leon Joseph Cardinal Suenens

But I, being poor, have only my dreams; I have spread my dreams under your feet; Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.
W. B. Yeats

There are some people who live in a dream world, and there are some who face reality; and then there are those who turn one into the other.
Douglas H. Everett

Really great people make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Mark Twain

There are those who look at things the way they are, and ask why… I dream of things that never were, and ask why not?
Robert Francis Kennedy

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.
Jesse Owens

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

Hope is a waking dream.
Aristotle

Dreams are necessary to life.
Anais Nin

The aim of life is self-development. To realize one’s nature perfectly – that is what each of us is here for.
Oscar Wilde

Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.
Anonymous

We need men who can dream of things that never were.
John F. Kennedy