Quotes about Dreams
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There are only two kinds of people in this world. The realists and the dreamers. The realists know where they are going and the dreamers have already been there.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
You're not defeated until you give up the fight. You give up the fight by giving up the dream.
Dreams don't work unless you do.
Dreams come true; without that possibility, nature would not incite us to have them.
Reality can destroy the dream; why shouldn't the dream destroy reality?
I am a practical dreamer. I want to convert my dreams into realities, as far as possible.
Dreams are the touchstones of our characters.
Dreams pass into the reality of action. From the action stems the dream again; and this interdependence produces the highest form of living.
A dream is a wish that our heart makes.
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.
Goals are dreams with deadlines.
Everything's in the mind. That's where it all starts. Knowing what you want is the first step toward getting it.
We must teach our children to dream with their eyes open.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist but you have ceased to live.
If your dreams don't scare you, they are not big enough.
The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.
Imagination is a good horse to carry you over the ground—not a flying carpet to set you free from probability.
Imagination is the true magic carpet.
If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can totally transform one million realities.
The best reason for having dreams is that in dreams no reasons are necessary.
Hold fast to dreams For if dreams die Life is a broken-winged bird That cannot fly.
Nothing happens unless first a dream.
The years forever fashion new dreams when old ones go. God pity a one-dream man!
A man must have his dreams—memory dreams of the past and eager dreams of the future. I never want to stop reaching for new goals.
Dreams and dedication are a powerful combination.
We all live under the same sky, but we don't have the same horizon.
Everything starts as somebody's daydream.
Rose-colored glasses are never made in bifocals. Nobody wants to read the small print in dreams.
How many of our daydreams would darken into nightmares, were there a danger of their coming true!
Dreaming permits each and every one of us to be safely insane every night of the week.
Nothing ever built arose to touch the skies unless some man dreamed that it should, some man believed that it could, and some man willed that it must.
We're here to put a dent in the universe. Otherwise why else even be here?
We need to take dreams more literally and waking life more symbolically.
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.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so shall you become. Your Vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your Ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
The only credential the city asked was the boldness to dream. For those who did, it unlocked its gates and its treasures, not caring who they were or where they came from.
It isn't a calamity to die with dreams unfulfilled, but it is a calamity not to dream.
I believe that dreams—day dreams, you know, with your eyes wide open and your brain machinery whizzing—are likely to lead to the betterment of the world.
Dreams are, by definition, cursed with short life spans.
I've dreamt in my life dreams that have stayed with me ever after, and changed my ideas: they've gone through and through me, like wine through water, and altered the color of my mind.
There were many ways of breaking a heart. Stories were full of hearts being broken by love, but what really broke a heart was taking away its dream—whatever the dream might be.
Dream manfully and nobly, and thy dreams shall be prophets!
Trapped dreams must die.
Dreams nourish the soul just as food nourishes the body.
When your life becomes dull, it's time to get a bigger dream.
A man must dream a long time in order to act with grandeur, and dreaming is nursed in darkness.
The most pitiful among men is he who turns his dreams into silver and gold.
People need dreams, there's as much nourishment in 'em as food.
You must find your dream, then the way becomes easy. But there is no dream that lasts forever, each dream is followed by another, and one should not cling to any particular one.
Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul; the blue-prints of your ultimate achievements.
What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun? Or fester like a sore— And then run? Does it stink like rotten meat? Or crust and sugar over— like a syrupy sweet? Maybe it just sags like a heavy load. Or does it explode?
There is something about poverty that smells like death. Dead dreams dropping off the heart like leaves in a dry season and rotting around the feet; impulses smothered too long in the fetid air of underground caves.
Sometimes we have the dream but we are not ourselves ready for the dream. We have to grow to meet it.
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.
The curse of the romantic is a greed for dreams, an intensity of expectation that, in the end, diminishes the reality.
Man is what his dreams are.
Never dream with thy hand on the helm.
Throw your dream into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, or a new country.
Dreams grow holy, put into action.
The republic is a dream. Nothing happens unless first a dream.
In Dreams Begin Responsibilities.
What do you pack when you pursue a dream? And what do you leave behind?
I learned this, at least, by my experiment; that 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.
Saddle your dreams afore you ride 'em.
You have to have a dream so you can get up in the morning.
To dreamers, Truth is an unlovely thing.
Like all people who have nothing, I lived on dreams.
Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity.
What difference is there between us, save a restless dream that follows my soul but fears to come near you?
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.
Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men.
Dreams are destroyed by their realization and achievement by accomplishment, but hope lives on forever.