40 Dream Quotes – Wake Up and Live Your Dreams

Whatever your dreams are, it’s time to stop dreaming, wake up, and start working towards making your dreams come true. These quotes about living your dreams will help inspire you to do just that. Most of these dream quotes are from well-known people.


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


2. “Nothing happens unless first is a dream.” – Carl Sandburg


3. “If you can dream it, you can do it.” – Walt Disney


4. “All men who have achieved great things have been great dreamers.” – Orison Swett Marden


5. “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you’ve imagined.” – Henry David Thoreau


6. “Those who lose dreaming are lost.” – Unknown


7. “Dreams are the touchstone of our character.” – Henry David Thoreau


8. “Dream as if you’ll live forever… live as if you’ll die today.” – James Dean


9. “Dreams are great. When they disappear you may still be here, but you will have ceased to live.” – Lady Nancy Astor


10. “In dreams begins responsibility.” – William Butler Yeats


11. “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


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


13. “A man’s dreams are an index to his greatness.” – Zadok Rabinowitz


14. “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


15. “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


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


17. “Dreams are necessary to life.” – Anais Nin


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


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


20. “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


21. “If the dream is big enough the facts don’t matter.” – Dexter Yager


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


23. “No person has the right to rain on your dreams.” – Martin Luther King


24. “Judge of your natural character by what you do in your dreams.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


25. “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


26. “Dare to live the life you have dreamed for yourself. Go forward and make your dreams come true.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


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


28. “Your hopes, dreams and aspirations are legitimate. They are trying to take you airborne, above the clouds, above the storms, if you only let them.” – William James


29. “Reach high, for stars lie hidden in your soul. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal.” – Pamela Vaull Starr


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


31. “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


32. “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


33. “If you talk to your children, you can help them to keep their lives together. If you talk to them skillfully, you can help them to build future dreams.” – Jim Rohn


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


35. “Sometimes dreams alter the course of an entire life.” – Judith Duerk


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


37. “A goal is a dream with a deadline.” – Napoleon Hill


38. “Follow your dreams, for as you dream you shall become.” – Unknown


39. “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. Always be on the lookout for ways to turn a problem into an opportunity for success. Always be on the lookout for ways to nurture your dream.” – Lao Tzu


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

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