Dreams quotes and sayings

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.
Mark Twain

Dreams are road signs along the nighttime highway of sleep.
Astrid Alauda

Anyone can escape into sleep, we are all geniuses when we dream, the butcher’s the poet’s equal there.
E.M. Cioran

Staying up all night is a waste of sleeping, and a waste of sleeping is a waste of dreaming, and dreaming is important because the more dreams you have, the better chance you have of one coming true.
Anonymous

A dream has power to poison sleep.
Percy Bysshe Shelley

Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream-world into reality.
Henry David Thoreau

For my part I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream.
Vincent van Gogh

We are not only less reasonable and less decent in our dreams… we are also more inteligent, wiser and capable of better judgment when we are asleep than when we are awake.
Erich Fromm

Make every thought, every fact, that comes into your mind pay you a profit. Make it work and produce for you. Think of things not as they are but as they might be. Don’t merely dream – but create!
Robert Collier

Dreams digest the meals that are our days.
Astrid Alauda

How do you go from where you are to where you want to be? I think you have to have an enthusiasm for life. You have to have a dream, a goal and you have to be willing to work for it.
Jim Valvano

Judge of your natural character by what you do in your dreams.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Each of us has an inner dream that we can unfold if we will just have the courage to admit what it is. And the faith to trust our own admission. The admitting is often very difficult.
Julia Cameron

You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.
James A. Froude

Living in dreams of yesterday, we find ourselves still dreaming of impossible future conquests.
Charles Lindbergh

I have always been amazed at the way an ordinary observer lends so much more credence and attaches so much more importance to waking events than to those occurring in dreams…. Man… is above all the plaything of his memory.
Andre Breton

The work goes on, the cause endures, the hope still lives and the dreams shall never die.
Edward Kennedy

Dream the impossible dream, Fight the unbeatable foe, Strive with your last once of courage To reach the unreachable star.
Anonymous

Listen to the colour of your dreams.
The Beatles

It hurts to find out that what you wanted doesn’t match what you dreamed it would be.
Randy K. Milholland

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

Human beings have an inalienable right to invent themselves.
Germaine Greer

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

In a dream you are never eighty.
Anne Sexton

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
John Quincy Adams

If you’re still hanging onto a dead dream of yesterday, laying flowers on its grave by the hour, you cannot be planting the seeds for a new dream to grow today.
Joyce Chapman

Alas, all the castles I have, are built with air, thou know’st.
Ben Jonson

Huge and mighty forms that do not live like living men, moved slowly through the mind by day and were trouble to my dreams.
Wordsworth

You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.
Dr. Seuss

So I awoke, and behold it was a dream.
John Bunyan

There’s a long, long trail a-winding into the land of my dreams.
Stoddard King, Jr.

To dream anything that you want to dream. That’s 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

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

Recall the old story of the rather refined young man who preferred sex dreams to visiting brothels because he met a much nicer type of girl that way.
Vivian Mercer

I think we dream so we don’t have to be apart so long. If we’re in each other’s dreams, we can be together all the time.
Bill Watterson

You know somebody, and they cry for you. They stay awake at night and dream of you. I bet you never even know they do, but somebody’s crying for you.
Anonymous

Yet it is in our idleness, in our dreams, that the submerged truth sometimes comes to the top.
Virginia Woolf

If you lose hope, somehow you lose the vitality that keeps life moving, you lose that courage to be, that quality that helps you go on in spite of it all. And so today I still have a dream.
Martin Luther King, jr.

To dream of a person you would like to be is to waste the person you are.
Anonymous

Many’s the long night I’ve dreamed of cheese – toasted, mostly.
Robert Louis Stevenson

Listen to the Exhortation of the Dawn! Look to this Day! For it is Life, the very Life of Life. In its brief course lie all the Verities and Realities of your Existence. The Bliss of Growth, The Glory of Action, The Splendor of Beauty; For Yesterday is but a Dream, And To-morrow is only a Vision; But To-day well lived makes Every Yesterday a Dream of Happiness, And every Tomorrow a Vision of Hope. Look well therefore to this Day! Such is the Salutation of the Dawn!
Kalidasa

Excellence can be obtained if you: care more than others think is wise; risk more than others think is safe; dream more than others think is practical; expect more than others think is possible.
Anonymous

Then indecision brings its own delays, And days are lost lamenting o’er lost days. Are you in earnest? Seize this very minute; What you can do, or dream you can, begin it; Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Democracy is only a dream: it should be put in the same category as Arcadia, Santa Claus, and Heaven.
H. L. Mencken

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

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

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

What does labor want? We want more schoolhouses and less jails; more books and less arsenals; more learning and less vice; more leisure and less greed; more justice and less revenge; in fact, more of the opportunities to cultivate our better natures, to make manhood more noble, womanhood more beautiful, and childhood more happy and bright.
Samuel Gompers

Castles in the air – they’re so easy to take refuge in. So easy to build, too.
Henrik Ibsen

Do not lose hold of your dreams or asprirations. For if you do, you may still exist but you have ceased to live.
Henry David Thoreau

I do not know whether I was then a man dreaming I was a butterfly, or whether I am now a butterfly dreaming I am a man.
Chuang Tse

The people’s prayer, the glad diviner’s theme, The young men’s vision, and the old men’s dream!
John Dryden

Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again.
Daphne Du Maurier

We dream our dreams away.
Bud Flanagan

The liberals have not softened their view of actuality to make themselves live closer to the dream, but instead sharpen their perceptions and fight to make the dream actuality or give up the battle in despair.
Margaret Mead

Abou Ben Adhem (may his tribe increase!) Awoke one night from a deep dream of peace, And saw, within the moonlight in his room, Making it rich, and like a lily in bloom, An angel writing in a book of gold: -…
Leigh Hunt

There will always be dreams grander or humbler than your own, but there will never be a dream exactly like your own… for you are unique and more wondrous than you know!
Linda Staten

Dreams are answers to questions we’re about to ask.
Anonymous

Only lucky people’s dreams come true.
Anonymous

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.
Anonymous