Quotes for Dreams
"Dreams are extremely important. You can’t do it unless you imagine it."
–– George Lucas
"A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further then a great idea that inspires no one."
––Mary Kay Ash
"It's the independant American spirit that built this country - hard-working entrepreneurs who believe in the reality of their dreams." Robert E. Hughes
"It was the man's dream, and his inspiring attempt to make them come true that remain important." Francis Ford Coppola
"We must never surrender. America will get better and better. Keep hope alive. Keep hope alive." Jesse Jackson
"We were always dreaming of how it was going to be." George Lucas
"I don't dream at night, I dream all day; I dream for a living." Steven Spielberg
"A civilization is as great as its dreams, and its dreams are dreamt by artists." Anonymous
"Follow your heart and your dreams will come true." Anonymous
"Happy are those who dream dreams and are willing to pay the price to make them come true." Anonymous
"Keep your heart open to dreams. For as long as there's a dream, there is hope, and as long as there is hope, there is joy in living." Anonymous
"Love is what dreams are made of." Anonymous
"No dream comes true until you wake up and go to work." Anonymous
"No dreamer is ever too small; no dream is ever too big." Anonymous
"The key to happiness is having dreams. The key to success is making your dreams come true." Anonymous
"The world is full of Kings and Queens, who blind your eyes and steal your dreams." Anonymous
"We mustn't let our passions destroy our dreams." Anonymous
"Wind to thy wings. Light to thy path. Dreams to thy heart." Anonymous
"Yesterday is but a vision, and tomorrow is only a dream. But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness, and every tomorrow a dream of hope." Anonymous
"You'll never achieve your dreams if they don't become goals." Anonymous
"Your dreams come true when you act to turn them into realities." Anonymous
"Make no little plans, they have no magic to stir men's blood and will not be realized. Make big plans; aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble and logical plan never dies, but long after we are gone will be a living thing." Lita Bane
"Vision without action is merely a dream. Action without vision just passes the time. Vision with action can change the world." Joel Barker
"A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams." John Barrymore
"Dreaming men are haunted men." Stephen Vincent Binet
"Dreams have but one owner at a time. That is why dreamers are lonely." Erma Bombeck
"Dreams that do come true can be as unsettling as those that don't." Brett Butler
"When your heart is in your dreams, no request is too extreme." Jiminy Cricket
"Dreaming permits each of and every one of us to be quietly and safely insane every night of our lives." William Dement
"The end of wisdom is to dream high enough to lose the dream in the seeking of it."
"Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men." Goethe
"Cherish your visions and you dreams, as they are the children of your soul; the blueprints of your ultimate achievements." Napoleon Hill
"Man, alone, has the power to transform his thoughts into physical reality; man, alone, can dream and make his dreams come true." Napoleon Hill
"We do not really feel grateful toward those who make our dreams come true; they ruin our dreams." Eric Hoffer
"Hold fast to dreams for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly."
"I had a dream my life would be different from this hell I am living, so different from what it seemed. Now life has killed the dream I dreamed." Victor Hugo
"Many have no happier moments than those that they pass in solitude, abandoned to their own imagination, which sometimes puts sceptres in their hands or miters on their heads, shifts the scene of pleasure with endless variety, bids all the forms of beauty sparkle before them, and gluts them with every change of visionary luxury." Johnson
"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." Thomas Edward Lawrence
"It may be that those who do most, dream most." Stephen Butler Leacock
"Dream tonight of peacock tails, Diamond fields and spouter whales. Ills are many, blessing few, But dreams tonight will shelter you." Herman Melville
"An era can be said to end when its basic illusions are exhausted." Arthur Miller
Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before." Edgar Allan Poe
"Dreams are the eraser dust I blow off my page.
They fade into the emptiness, another dark gray day.
Dreams are only memories of the plans I had back then.
Dreams are eraser dust and now I use a pen.
Edgar Allan Poe
"The ninety and nine are with dreams, content but the hope of the world made new, is the hundredth man who is grimly bent on making those dreams come true." Edgar Allan Poe
"They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night. In their grey visions they obtain glimpses of eternity." Edgar Allan Poe
"You eat, in dreams, the custard of the day." Alexandar Pope
"Mysterious power, whence hope ethereal springs!
Sweet heavenly relic of eternal things!
Inspiring oft deep thoughts of things divine:
The past, the present, and the future time.
Thy reminiscences transport the soul
To memory’s Paradise—its future goal."
Parley P. Pratt
"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams." Eleanor Roosevelt
"Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so shall you become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall at last unveil." John Ruskin
"In Dreams Begin Responsibilities." Delmore Schwartz
"Our revels now are ended. These our actors,
As I foretold you, were all spirits, and
Are melted into air, into thin air:
And, like the baseless fabric of this vision,
The cloud-capp'd towers, the gorgeous palaces,
The solemn temples, the great globe itself,
Yea, all which it inherit, shall dissolve,
And, like this insubstantial pageant faded,
Leave not a rack behind. We are such stuff
As dreams are made on; and our little life
Is rounded with a sleep.
"When the legends die, the dreams end; there is no more greatness." Tecumseh of the Shawnees
"How many of our daydreams would darken into nightmares, were there a danger of their coming true!" Logan Pearsall Smith
"Toil, feel, think, hope; you will be sure to dream enough before you die, without arranging for it." John Sterling
"Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you've imagined."
Henry David Thoreau
"If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours." Henry David Thoreau
"We should show life neither as it is or as it it ought to be, but only as we see it in our dreams." Count Leo Tolstoy
"Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born." Dr. Dale E. Turner
"My eyes are an ocean in which my dreams are reflected." Anna M. Uhlich
"We grow great by dreams. All big men are dreamers. They see things in the soft haze of a spring day or in the red fire of a long winter's evening. Some of us let these great dreams die, but others nourish and protect them; nurse them through bad days till they bring them to the sunshine and light which comes always to those who sincerely hope that their dreams will come true.
"But I, being poor, have only my dreams; I have spread my dreams under your feet, Tread softly because you tread on n dreams." William Butler Yeats
"However vague they are, dreams have a way of concealing themselves and leave us no peace until they are translated into reality, like seeds germinating underground, sure to sprout in their search for the sunlight." Lin Yutang
"It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else." Erma Bombeck
"The indispensable first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: decide what you want." Ben Stein