Dreams quotes and sayings

A dream which is not interpreted is like a letter which is not read.
The Talmud

They say dreams are the windows of the soul–take a peek and you can see the inner workings, the nuts and bolts.
Henry Brome

For a dreamer, night’s the only time of day.
From the movie Newsies

Dreams are free, so free your dreams.
Astrid Alauda

Somewhere over the rainbow, skies are blue, and the dreams that you dare to dream really do come true.
Lyman Frank Baum

Those who have compared our life to a dream were right…. We sleeping wake, and waking sleep.
Michel de Montaigne

I’ll do my dreaming with my eyes wide open, and I’ll do my looking back with my eyes closed.
Tony Arata

Nothing happens unless first a dream.
Carl Sandburg

If the dream is big enough the facts don’t matter.
Dexter Yager

One must desire something to be alive.
Margaret Deland

All the things one has forgotten scream for help in dreams.
Elias Canetti

Dreams surely are difficult, confusing, and not everything in them is brought to pass for mankind. For fleeting dreams have two gates: one is fashioned of horn and one of ivory. Those which pass through the one of sawn ivory are deceptive, bringing tidings which come to nought, but those which issue from the one of polished horn bring true results when a mortal sees them.

Yesterday is but today’s memory, tomorrow is today’s dream.
Kahlil Gibran

Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it.

A goal is a dream with a deadline.
Napoleon Hill

The supreme object of life is to live. Few people live. It is true life only to realize one’s own perfection, to make one’s every dream a reality.
Oscar Wilde

The wisest men follow their own direction.

Pay attention to your dreams – God’s angels often speak directly to our hearts when we are asleep.
The Angels’ Little Instruction Book

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

In dreams, we enter a world that’s entirely our own.
Steven Kloves

I dream my painting and then paint my dream.
Vincent Van Gogh

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

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

In dreams begins responsibility.
William Butler Yeats

It has never been my object to record my dreams, just to realize them.
Man Ray

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

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

Dreams are free therapy. Consult your inner Freud.
Grey Livingston

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

A little garden in which to walk, and immensity in which to dream.

Dream manfully and nobly, and thy dreams shall be prophets.
Robert Bulwer-Lytton

I’ve come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that’s as unique as a fingerprint – and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the universe to lead you.
Oprah Winfrey

Dreams have only one owner at a time. That’s why dreamers are lonely.
Erma Bombeck

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

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

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

Dreams are nature’s answering service – don’t forget to pick up your messages once in a while.
Sarah Crestinn

Be careful what you wear to bed at night, you never know who you’ll meet in your dreams.

Ideologies separate us. Dreams and anguish bring us together.
Eugene Ionesco

I have had dreams, and I have had nightmares. I overcame the nightmares because of my dreams.
Dr. Jonas Salk

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

We all dream; we do not understand our dreams, yet we act as if nothing strange goes on in our sleep minds, strange at least by comparison with the logical, purposeful doings of our minds when we are awake.
Erich Fromm

If growing up is the process of creating ideas and dreams about what life should be, then maturity is letting go again.
Mary Beth Danielson

Whatever you do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius and power and magic in it.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Vision without action is a dream. Action without vision is simply passing the time. Action with Vision is making a positive difference.
Joel Barker

Hope is the dream of a soul awake.
French Proverb

No person has the right to rain on your dreams.
Marian Wright Edelman

Myths are public dreams, dreams are private myths.
Joseph Campbell

Follow your dreams, for as you dream you shall become.

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 their dream with open eyes, to make it possible.
T. E. Lawrence

To want to be what one can be is purpose in life.
Cynthia Ozick

Dreams are free therapy, but you can only get appointments at night.
Grey Livingston

Dreams will get you nowhere, a good kick in the pants will take you a long way.
Baltasar Gracian

I am accustomed to sleep and in my dreams to imagine the same things that lunatics imagine when awake.
Rene Descartes

Keep true to the dreams of thy youth.
Friedrich von Schiller

The most pitiful among men is he who turns his dreams into silver and gold.
Kahlil Gibran

One can write, think and pray exclusively of others; dreams are all egocentric.
Evelyn Waugh

Dream what you want to dream; go where you want to go; be what you want to be, because you have only one life and one chance to do all the things you want to do.

Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I will not forget you. Love me and I may be forced to love you.
William Arthur Ward

The trouble with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears or wishes rather than with their minds.
Will Durant