53 Dream Quotes That Will Awaken Your Imagination

1. “No matter where you’re from, your dreams are valid.” ― Lupita Nyong’o

2. “Like success, failure is many things to many people. With positive mental attitude, failure is a learning experience, a rung on the ladder, and a plateau at which to get your thoughts in order to prepare to try again.” ― W. Clement Stone

3. “No one has ever achieved anything from the smallest to the greatest unless the dream was dreamed first.” ― Laura Ingalls Wilder

4. “Dream big. Start small. But most of all start.” ― Simon Sinek

5. “The only limit to the height of your achievements is the reach of your dreams and the willingness to work hard for them.” ― Michelle Obama

6. “Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.” ― Mark Twain

7. “Insomnia is a gross feeder. It will nourish itself on any kind of thinking, including thinking about not thinking.” ― Clifton Fadiman

8. “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

9. “The only dreams that come true are the ones you chase, if you do nothing, you get nothing.” ― Joseph Atser

10. “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

11. “Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

12. “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

13. “A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.” ― John Barrymore

14. “The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.” ― Oprah Winfrey

15. “When you stop having dreams and ideals – well, you might as well stop altogether.” ― Marian Anderson

16. “You are never given a dream without also being given the power to make it come true. You will have to work for it, however.” ― Richard Bach

17. “A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination, and hard work.” ― Colin Powell

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

19. “Dreams don’t work unless you do.” ― John C. Maxwell

20. “Sleeping is no mean art: for its sake one must stay awake all day.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche

21. “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

22. “Hope lies in dreams, in imagination, and in the courage of those who dare to make dreams into reality.” ― Jonas Salk

23. “In a dream you are never eighty.” ― Anne Sexton

24. “Follow your dreams, they know the way.” ― Kobe Yamada

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

26. “Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” ― Arthur Ashe

27. “No matter where you’re from, your dreams are valid.” ― Lupita Nyong’o

28. “It may be that those who do most, dream most.” ― Stephen Butler Leacock

29. “All that we see or seem, is but a dream within a dream.” ― Edgar Allan Poe

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

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

32. “If your dreams don’t scare you, they are too small.” ― Richard Branson

33. “Never limit yourself because of others’ limited imagination; never limit others because of your own limited imagination.” ― Mae Jemison

34. “A dream which is not interpreted is like a letter which is not read.” ― The Talmud

35. “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

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

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

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

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

40. “Nothing happens unless first we dream.” ― Carl Sandburg

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

42. “The interpretation of dreams is the royal road to a knowledge of the unconscious activities of the mind.” ― Sigmund Freud

43. “If you don’t have a dream, how are you going to make a dream come true?.” ― Oscar Hammerstein

44. “You’ve got to follow that dream, wherever that dream may lead.” ― Elvis Presley

45. “I’ll take the dream I had last night, And put it in my freezer, So someday long and far away, When I’m an old grey greezer, I’ll take it out and thaw it out, This lovely dream I’ve frozen, And boil it up and sit me down And dip my old cold toes in.” ― Shel Silverstein

46. “If you can dream it, you can do it.” ― Walt Disney

47. “Every dream that anyone ever has is theirs alone and they never manage to share it. And they never manage to remember it either. Not truly or accurately. Not as it was. Our memories and our vocabularies aren’t up to the job.” ― Alex Garland

48. “Without dreams, there can be no courage. And without courage, there can be no action.” ― Wim Wenders

49. “Dream as if you’ll live forever, live as if you’ll die today.” ― James Dean

50. “Dreams are often most profound when they seem the most crazy.” ― Sigmund Freud

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

52. “Why should you continue going after your dreams? Because seeing the look on the faces of the people who said you couldn’t… will be priceless.” ― Kevin Ngo

53. “Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.” ― Samuel Beckett

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