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The 67 Most Inspiring Dream Quotes

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A collection of quotes to inspire you to always let your mind wander. Dream on.

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Man is a genius when he is dreaming. Akira Kurosawa

Lose your dreams and you might lose your mind. Mick Jagger

A single dream is more powerful than a thousand realities. J.R.R. Tolkien

That which is dreamed can never be lost, can never be undreamed. Neil Gaiman

Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Harriet Tubman

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

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

There couldn’t be a society of people who didn’t dream. They’d be dead in two weeks.William S. Burroughs

Life holds special magic for those who dare to dream. Unknown

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

Too Many Not Living

You are never given a dream without also being given the power to make it true. Richard Bach

Dreams don’t work unless you do. Unknown

Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than one with all the facts. Albert Einstein

Give me two hours a day of activity, and I’ll take the other twenty-two in dreams. Salvador Dali

Not to dream boldly may turn out to be simply irresponsible. George Leonard

When you cease to dream you cease to live. Malcolm S. Forbes

Every morning you have two choices: continue to sleep with your dreams, or wake up and chase them. Unknown

Do not be afraid of the space between your dreams and reality. If you can dream it, you can make it so. Belva Davis

I dream. Sometimes I think that’s the only right thing to do. Haruki Murakami, Sputnik Sweetheart

A civilization is as great as its dreams, and its dreams are dreamt by artists. Unknown

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

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

Yes: I am a dreamer. For 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

Live Your Dream

If you don’t build your dream someone will hire you to help build theirs. Tony Gaskins

On every street in every city, there’s a nobody who dreams of being a somebody. Robert De Niro

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

If your dreams don’t scare you, they aren’t big enough. Unknown

People think dreams aren’t real just because they aren’t made of matter, of particles. Dreams are real. But they are made of viewpoints, of images, of memories and puns and lost hopes. Neil Gaiman

Dreams are real while they last — can we say more of life? Havelock Ellis

Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country. Anaïs Nin

I have spread my dreams beneath your feet. Tread softly because you tread on my dreams. W.B. Yeats

A dream is an answer to a question we haven’t yet learned how to ask. Fox Mulder

Man, alone, has the power to transform his thoughts into physical reality; man, alone, can dream and make his dreams come true. Napoleon Hill

Dreams are extremely important. You can’t do it unless you imagine it. George Lucas

Dream on it. Let your mind take you to places you would like to go, and then think about it and plan it and celebrate the possibilities. And don’t listen to anyone who doesn’t know how to dream. Liza Minnelli

The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up. Paul Valery

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

They Know The Way

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. James Arthur Baldwin

It is precisely the possibility of realizing a dream that makes life interesting. Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

I’ve always got to have one impossible dream on the back burner. Michael Caine

All men who have achieved great things have been great dreamers. Orison Swett Marden

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

No dreamer is ever too small; no dream is ever too big. Unknown

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

Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning. Gloria Steinem

A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality. John Lennon

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

The answer is dreams. Dreaming on and on. Entering the world of dreams and never coming out. Living in dreams for the rest of time. Haruki Murakami, Sputnik Sweetheart

I used to think as I looked out on the Hollywood night — there must be thousands of girls sitting alone like me, dreaming of becoming a movie star. But I’m not going to worry about them. I’m dreaming the hardest. Marilyn Monroe

Keep true to the dreams of your youth. Friedrich Schiller

Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake. Henry David Thoreau

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

When our memories outweigh our dreams, it is then that we become old. Bill Clinton

Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes. Carl Jung

Dreams are often most profound when they seem the most crazy. Sigmund Freud

I don’t dream at night, I dream all day; I dream for a living. Steven Spielberg

Let your dream devour your life, not your life devour your dream. Antoine de St-Exupéry

Dream On Dreamer

Miracles start to happen when you give as much energy to your dreams as you do to your fears. Richard Wilkins

I suspect that dreams are an integral part of existence, with far more use for us than we’ve made of them…The fine line between the dream state and reality is at times, for me, quite grey. David Bowie

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, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

Life is nothing but a dream, and if you create your life with love, your dream becomes a masterpiece of art. Miguel Ruiz

Sometimes the dreams that come true are the dreams you never even knew you had. Alice Sebold, The Lovely Bones

Happy are those who dream dreams and are willing to pay the price to make them come true. Unknown

Bonus Poem…

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, Frozen Dream

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