Dreamy Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old dreamy quotes, dreamy sayings, and dreamy proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Even the loveliest dream bears like a blemish its difference from reality, the awareness that what it grants is mere illusion. Theodor W. Adorno
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
Everything that's lovely is But a brief, dreamy kind of delight. William Butler Yeats
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
Cherish your visions and you dreams, as they are the children of your soul; the blueprints of your ultimate achievements. Napoleon Hill
When you cease to dream, you cease to live. Malcolm Forbes
A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality. Yoko Ono
The sailor does not control the sea, nor does the lucid dreamer control the dream. Like a sailor, lucid dreamers manipulate or direct themselves in the larger expanse of dreaming; however, they do not control it. Lucid dreaming appears to be a co-created experience. Robert Waggoner
No spring nor summer beauty hath such grace as I have seen in one autumnal face. John Donne
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream. Edgar Allan Poe
For often, when one is asleep, there is something in consciousness which declares that what then presents itself is but a dream. Aristotle
All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them. Walt Disney
Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today. James Dean
Dare to dream! If you did not have the capability to make your wildest wishes come true, your mind would not have the capacity to conjure such ideas in the first place. There is no limitation on what you can potentially achieve, except for the limitation you choose to impose on your own imagination. What you believe to be possible will always come to pass – to the extent that you deem it possible. It really is as simple as that. Anthon St. Maarten
Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world. Harriet Tubman
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet. Victor Hugo
All men whilst they are awake are in one common world: but each of them, when he is asleep, is in a world of his own. Plutarch
The best reason for having dreams is that in dreams no reasons are necessary. Ashleigh Brilliant
You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. C.S. Lewis
The Future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. Eleanor Roosevelt
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. Anais Nin
Don't be afraid of the space between your dreams and reality. If you can dream it, you can make it so. Belva Davis
If you can dream it, you can do it. Your limits are all within yourself. Brian Tracy
Never let your memories be greater than your dreams. Douglas Ivester
You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams. Dr. Seuss
Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway. Earl Nightingale
Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality. Earl Nightingale
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. Gail Devers
Without leaps of imagination or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning. Gloria Steinem
Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than one with all the facts. H. Jackson Brown
When we are dreaming alone it is only a dream. When we are dreaming with others, it is the beginning of reality. Hélder Câmara
A single dream is more powerful than a thousand realities. J. R. R. Tolkien
The greatest achievement was at first and for a time a dream. The oak sleeps in the acorn, the bird waits in the egg, and in the highest vision of the soul a waking angel stirs. Dreams are the seedlings of realities. James Allen
We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort. Jesse Owens
If you really want to do something, you'll find a way. If you don't, you'll find an excuse. Jim Rohn
Dreams require down payments. Dreams are free, but the journey isn't. There is a price to pay. When you find your why you'll find your way. When you develop your will you will embark on your way. Many people start; few people finish. Many people have a dream; few people achieve their dreams. John C. Maxwell
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader. John Quincy Adams
Dream and give yourself permission to envision the You that you choose to be. Joy Page
Somewhere over the rainbow, skies are blue, and the dreams that you dare to dream really do come true. Judy Garland
Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity. Khalil Gibran
To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to. Khalil Gibran
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. Laozi
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. Laozi
Dreams feel real while we're in them. It's only when we wake up that we realize something was actually strange. Leonardo DiCaprio
Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears. Les Brown
Help others achieve their dreams and you will achieve yours. Les Brown
Champions are made from something they have deep inside of them a desire, a dream, a vision. Mahatma Gandhi
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
Focus more on your desire than on your doubt, and the dream will take care of itself. Mark Twain
Dreams are illustrations from the book your soul is writing about you. Marsha Norman
Keep some room in your heart for the unimaginable. Mary Oliver
Your life is the manifestation of your dream; it is an art. You can change your life anytime if you aren't enjoying the dream. Miguel Angel Ruiz
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
Reach high, for stars lie hidden in you. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal. Rabindranath Tagore
Don't be pushed by your problems. Be led by your dreams. Ralph Waldo Emerson
The size of your success is measured by the strength of your desire; the size of your dream; and how you handle disappointment along the way. Robert Kiyosaki
Nature, like a kind and smiling mother, lends herself to our dreams and cherishes our fancies. Victor Hugo
Laughter is timeless. Imagination has no age. And dreams are forever. Walt Disney
No matter how your heart is grieving, if you keep on believing, the dreams that you wish will come true. Walt Disney
The end of wisdom is to dream high enough to lose the dream in the seeking of it. William Faulkner