We have collected the best Dreams Quotes by famous authors including Ferdinand Porsche, Javier Hernandez, Christie Hefner, Sania Mirza, Kalpana Chawla and many others, we hope that among them you will find the right thought.
I couldn’t find the sports car of my dreams, so I built it myself.
How does it feel? Really, I don’t know because I never try to feel more or less than any player in Leverkusen or Mexico. I don’t feel like I’m more famous than other players; I’m just one more footballer who wants to achieve their dreams and to try to help their team as much as they can to do that.
Before I went to work for ‘Playboy,’ I planned to apply to Yale to get a public policy master’s. I felt drawn to go into politics. Even before that, my dream was to wind up either in the Senate or on the Supreme Court. I had big dreams as a little girl.
Everyone dreams of playing Wimbledon and winning it. I am glad this dream came true for me so fast in my career. It feels great after so many years of struggle.
Listen to the sounds of nature. Wishing you the best on your trek towards your dreams.
Life being what it is, one dreams of revenge.
Personally, everyone dreams to be part of World Cup squad. Mine was also the same.
And our dreams are who we are.
The interpretation of dreams is the royal road to a knowledge of the unconscious activities of the mind.
Dream the impossible because dreams do come true.
I think cancer – I’m not an expert or a doctor – but I think cancer is the result of undigested dreams and forcing yourself to do something that is not distinctively you.
When you have a dream that you can’t let go of, trust your instincts and pursue it. But remember: Real dreams take work, They take patience, and sometimes they require you to dig down very deep. Be sure you’re willing to do that.
It’s pretty much about doing what you love and following your dreams. It sounds really corny, but it’s so real.
When all of your wishes are granted, many of your dreams will be destroyed.
The truth is, even those who think Dreams only happen to someone else carry a Dream hidden deep in their heart, just hoping it can come true.
Every human heart cries and yearns for the same thing: a chance to fulfill his or her own dreams and desires. Even the poorest man has a dream.
Prime Minister Sharon, Prime Minister Abbas, I urge you today to end the designs of those who seek destruction, annihilation and occupation, and I urge you to have the will and the courage to begin to realize our dreams of peace, prosperity and coexistence.
Abdullah II of Jordan
If you dream the proper dreams, and share the myths with people, they will want to grow up to be like you.
Hold fast to dreams For when dreams go Life is a barren field Frozen with snow.
Dreams do come true if you work hard and you get your head down.
I never take for granted how lucky I am to be an American and what a privilege it is to spend each day at a nonprofit dedicated to helping the next generation of girls achieve their dreams. My journey, as the daughter of refugees, shows what refugees and the children of refugees can create for all Americans.
Happiness is making your dreams come true.
Beautiful dreams – if the world were more beautiful they would come true – But the world is relentless & cruel – people are – they must be, I suppose, or they could not live.
Growing up, my dad was ‘get a real job, don’t go pursuing your dreams, that’s how you become homeless.’ So, do I pick my family or do I pick my own happiness, and how much does my own happiness depend on my family?
Jimmy O. Yang
Remember your dreams and fight for them. You must know what you want from life. There is just one thing that makes your dream become impossible: the fear of failure.
When you have little girls bringing you your action figures for you to sign, it’s like, ‘Wow, things are happening, and dreams do come true.’
Women have to summon up courage to fulfill dormant dreams.
I want people to know me for following my dreams.
The dreams and passions stored within hearts are powerful keys which can unlock a wealth of potential.
John C. Maxwell
I chased my dreams. In the end, find what gets you excited and chase it.
No matter how carefully you plan your goals they will never be more than pipe dreams unless you pursue them with gusto.
W. Clement Stone
It’s hard because people always say, ‘Follow your dreams,’ but it’s not a perfect world, and things don’t always work out. But you’ve just got to work hard, and you can’t take things for granted.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall 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.
James Lane Allen
Don’t be afraid to have dreams.
I can never decide whether my dreams are the result of my thoughts, or my thoughts the result of my dreams.
D. H. Lawrence
What better model of a synthesis than a nocturnal dream? Dreams simplify, don’t they?
Learn from your dreams what you lack.
W. H. Auden
My dreams are huge, man. I dream all day every day. Do I want to get into restaurants one day? Yeah! Do I want to get into hospitality and have my own hotels? Yeah, I do!
Michael B. Jordan
I believe dreams represent the purest form of fantasy we unleash through our subconscious. They represent the truest freedom we can experience. Totally unrepressed and totally creative.
Every scientist dreams of doing something that can help the world.
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
Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity.
We all have our time machines. Some take us back, they’re called memories. Some take us forward, they’re called dreams.
Divorce is a time of change. It really rocks a foundation of most people’s lives. When we have our heart broken or our dreams taken away from us, it is a time of growth and change.
I never thought in my wildest dreams that I would have my very own school – no way. And I had no idea I’d be coaching girls. It’s wild.
So we see Edward as a young man on the road and he meets a giant and he brings the giant to a circus where he meets a Miss Calloway. He sees the woman of his dreams and I am the only one who knows who she is.
For myself, I’m still little Joanna from the hood – from a small town in Poland, and I’m still having my goals, my dreams.
We see people in the Middle East begin to have dreams of new Ottoman Empire where everyone will be subjected to some of what we’ve seen happen in those countries where we helped bring about an Arab Spring that’s turned into a Winter Nightmare.
Winners, I am convinced, imagine their dreams first. They want it with all their heart and expect it to come true. There is, I believe, no other way to live.
As I watched bookstores close, I began to wonder how that felt for the owners. Owning a bookstore was their dream and now they’re struggling and seeing those dreams fall apart.
Hollywood has always been a cage… a cage to catch our dreams.
If you don’t have dreams, you don’t have a life.
A horse is the projection of peoples’ dreams about themselves – strong, powerful, beautiful – and it has the capability of giving us escape from our mundane existence.
People’s dreams are made out of what they do all day. The same way a dog that runs after rabbits will dream of rabbits. It’s what you do that makes your soul, not the other way around.
You keep dreaming big, never put the limit on your dreams, and believe that everything can come true.
At the end of the day, I think people just need to start listening to their hearts and their gut feelings and their dreams, because that’s what I did.
When we are motivated by goals that have deep meaning, by dreams that need completion, by pure love that needs expressing, then we truly live.
Dreams become reality when we put our minds to it.
Some people ask why people would go into a dark room to be scared. I say they are already scared, and they need to have that fear manipulated and massaged. I think of horror movies as the disturbed dreams of a society.
Not all lucid dreams are useful but they all have a sense of wonder about them. If you must sleep through a third of your life, why should you sleep through your dreams, too?
Always wear cute pyjamas to bed, you’ll never know who u will meet in your dreams.
As a kid, everyone dreams of being in an All-Star game.
Music inspires contemplation, dreams, and the imagination.
I loved being on the set of ‘Field of Dreams’ because I hung out with the baseball players all day, played cards, flirted with Ray Liotta, and had a ball.
She still talks to me now, only now she talks to me in my dreams. And I can’t wait to go to sleep tonight because we have a lot to talk about. I love you.
When I look back over my life it’s almost as if there was a plan laid out for me – from the little girl who was so passionate about animals who longed to go to Africa and whose family couldn’t afford to put her through college. Everyone laughed at my dreams. I was supposed to be a secretary in Bournemouth.
No one should negotiate their dreams. Dreams must be free to fly high. No government, no legislature, has a right to limit your dreams. You should never agree to surrender your dreams.
Today I know that there is still work to be done, but along the way my I am achieving my dreams.
I mostly play old period songs, as they suit a ukulele more. I bought it when I saw the tribute concert to George Harrison. Joe Brown came on and sang ‘I’ll See You In My Dreams,’ and there wasn’t a dry eye in the house.
I did commit to myself that I would not jump back into being the workaholic that I can be before I gave myself an honest opportunity to create the marriage of my dreams and to create the beginning of the family of my dreams, and that took a hot second.
Follow your dreams, work hard, practice and persevere. Make sure you eat a variety of foods, get plenty of exercise and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Music gives people the ability to dream, to leave their troubles behind for a moment and experience something beautiful. You create dreams and that’s a beautiful thing!
Visions are worth fighting for. Why spend your life making someone else’s dreams?
Believe in love. Believe in magic. Hell, believe in Santa Clause. Believe in others. Believe in yourself. Believe in your dreams. If you don’t, who will?
Jon Bon Jovi
I would say don’t take advice from people like me who have gotten very lucky. We’re very biased. You know, like Taylor Swift telling you to follow your dreams is like a lottery winner telling you, ‘Liquidize your assets; buy Powerball tickets – it works!’
I always make my dreams into goals.
Big dreams create the magic that stir men’s souls to greatness.
You have to have patience, work hard and preserve in order to follow your dreams.
But I am delighted to be a Dodger, I grew up a Dodger fan and now my dreams have really come true.
I was always scared to follow my dreams because if I follow my dreams and I fail, I can’t dream about it anymore. It’s easier to settle for less.
We grew up founding our dreams on the infinite promise of American advertising. I still believe that one can learn to play the piano by mail and that mud will give you a perfect complexion.
Kids need a happy household. They need to be loved and supported in their dreams. And I don’t think you can make your kids’ dreams your own. They need you to support them in their dreams.
Believe in and follow your dreams.
I have spent a lifetime trying to share what it has meant to be a woman first in the world of sports so that other young women have a chance to reach their dreams.
O reason, reason, abstract phantom of the waking state, I had already expelled you from my dreams, now I have reached a point where those dreams are about to become fused with apparent realities: now there is only room here for myself.
Old age realizes the dreams of youth: look at Dean Swift; in his youth he built an asylum for the insane, in his old age he was himself an inmate.
One of my dreams is to walk down the runway during Fashion Week!
Dreams are true while they last, and do we not live in dreams?
Alfred Lord Tennyson
God, that dumping ground of our dreams.
Dream in a pragmatic way.
I would probably confess that I was the greatest disappointment of my mother’s life, but my father only admired his son’s moxie, drive, hustle, and wherewithal to pursue his dreams no matter how I achieve them.
I’m not certain, but I have a little gypsy blood in me. And my mother always told me that her grandma could give someone the evil eye, and I’d better not cross her because she had some of that blood in her. Mother always believed that she could predict the future, and she had dreams that came true.
The world of men is dreaming, it has gone mad in its sleep, and a snake is strangling it, but it can’t wake up.
D. H. Lawrence
I like to keep the median age in my lab low because they will indulge me in my dreams. They don’t yet think things are impossible.
George M. Church
I always had really, really bad nightmares, like night terrors or whatever they’re called. I used to wake up in the middle of the night and not be able to move… I’d hallucinate and have really scary visions and dreams, so I wouldn’t want to sleep.
At the end of the day, life’s about realising one’s human potential. I don’t know if I’ve realised mine, but I’ve certainly gone a long way towards realising some goals and some dreams.
Linton Kwesi Johnson
I have always been amazed at the way an ordinary observer lends so much more credence and attaches so much more importance to waking events than to those occurring in dreams… Man… is above all the plaything of his memory.
Men secretly respect a woman who is strong, has confidence and has dreams of her own. There’s nothing more attractive to a man than a woman who has dignity and pride in who she is.
A true architect is not an artist but an optimistic realist. They take a diverse number of stakeholders, extract needs, concerns, and dreams, then create a beautiful yet tangible solution that is loved by the users and the community at large. We create vessels in which life happens.
You build dreams, you build castles in the air, and you hope that at least part of that will be realized, even under apartheid.
Sometimes, I get ideas from dreams. Often, my stories are based on adventures that I, or my friends, have actually lived.
Was it only by dreaming or writing that I could find out what I thought?
Yesterday is but today’s memory, and tomorrow is today’s dream.
Never set limits, go after your dreams, don’t be afraid to push the boundaries. And laugh a lot – it’s good for you!
A lot of the entrepreneurs and founders have big dreams and are on a mission to build things that the world has never seen before.
Slowly, step-by-step, I will reach my goals and my dreams.
Follow your dreams, believe in yourself and don’t give up.
That’s the thing about dreams – they’re ineffable. If you can get to the bottom of it, it’s not a dream.
I really believe in positive energy and positive thinking and dreams and all that type of stuff.
Our dreams must be stronger than our memories. We must be pulled by our dreams, rater than pushed by our memories.
Rude contact with facts chased my visions and dreams quickly away, and in their stead I beheld the horrors, the corruption, the evils and hypocrisy of society, and as I stood among them, a young wife, a great wail of agony went out from my soul.
I have come here only to share the voices and dreams of our children – because they are all our children.
Sure, every young person dreams about being famous, but nobody wants to be famous – unless they’re Zsa Zsa Gabor – every single moment of every single day.
There is one thing that gets you out of bed in the morning, and that is discipline. Because your dreams and your goals are not there waking up for you in the morning.
We want to make our dreams come true and the Champions League is a dream for all of us.
Follow your heart, and don’t be subservient to anyone. Shut out the world, and only listen to your heart to fulfill your dreams.
I want to follow my dreams. I want to make sure that I put myself first and accomplish what I need to accomplish.
When you cease to dream you cease to live.
Married or unmarried, young or old, poet or worker, you are still a dreamer, and will one time know, and feel, that your life is but a dream.
Donald G. Mitchell
As a young boy, I had strange dreams of affecting people and somehow being instrumental in changing the makeup of Africa and helping to improve life there.
Let us make our future now, and let us make our dreams tomorrow’s reality.
I am accustomed to sleep and in my dreams to imagine the same things that lunatics imagine when awake.
I’m aware of the mystery around us, so I write about coincidences, premonitions, emotions, dreams, the power of nature, magic.
Dream and give yourself permission to envision a You that you choose to be.
I don’t like dreams or reality. I like when dreams become reality because that is my life.
Jean Paul Gaultier
In Kenya, I met wonderful girls; girls who wanted to help their communities. I was with them in their school, listening to their dreams. They still have hope. They want to be doctor and teachers and engineers.
You’ll be much more successful if you follow your dreams and follow your passions.
Dreams come true. If you have a dream, go for it and it’s gonna come true.
Arthur Russell is very important to me on many levels, and when I read Tim Lawrence’s biography on him, ‘Hold on to Your Dreams,’ one of the things I took away was: first thought, best thought. I live by that when I make my own music.
Though we may have desires or bold goals, for whatever reason, most of us don’t think we can achieve something beyond what we’re qualified to achieve. Why, I ask, do we let reality interfere with our dreams?
When we can’t dream any longer we die.
Never give up on your dreams, no matter how painful and difficult your journey is.
My mother was really my partner in every project that I had. She was just the great enabler of my dreams.
Take pleasure in your dreams; relish your principles and drape your purest feelings on the heart of a precious lover.
Giotto di Bondone
You have to keep going and pursue your dreams.
The song ‘What Goes Up’ was inspired as I was playing the piano and reminiscing about the Spaceship One launches I witnessed in the Mojave desert. It is an awesome thing to comprehend the magnitude of what a human being dreams and imagines can be realized.
At the end of the day, stick up for yourself whether you have spiky hair, long hair, blonde hair, black hair, whatever it is, stick up for yourself and go for your dreams because at the end of the day, you can pretty much accomplish anything if you put your mind to it.
If there are dreams about a beautiful South Africa, there are also roads that lead to their goal. Two of these roads could be named Goodness and Forgiveness.
I love working with kids, talking with them and listening to them. I always encourage kids to reach beyond their dreams. Don’t try to be like me. Be better than me.
Florence Griffith Joyner
I am not ridiculing verbal mechanisms, dreams, or repressions as origins of poetry; all three of them and more besides may have a great deal to do with it.
Our goals, our dreams and ambitions have always been towards performing live music across the globe, and so when we were told we were performing at The Billboard Awards or being nominated for a VMA, they’re like extra bonuses.
I believe the reason we sleep is not just to allow our body to rest but that it is to allow this inner wisdom to speak to us through symbols. This includes the body or somatic problems as well as psychological ones. Dreams and drawings are useful in diagnosing physical conditions.
Bhanurekhan never wanted to be an actress. She had different dreams and desires.
The past is always – one moment it’s what happened three minutes ago, and one minute it’s what happened 30 years ago. And they flow into each other in ways that we can’t predict and that we keep discovering in dreams, which keep bringing up feelings and moments, some of which we never actually saw.
W. S. Merwin
We need time to defuse, to contemplate. Just as in sleep our brains relax and give us dreams, so at some time in the day we need to disconnect, reconnect, and look around us.
People’s real hopes and dreams can be distorted and misdirected and packaged until you’re not sure what you really want or what you even really need.
My parent’s divorce and hard times at school, all those things combined to mold me, to make me grow up quicker. And it gave me the drive to pursue my dreams that I wouldn’t necessarily have had otherwise.
People are so busy dreaming the American Dream, fantasizing about what they could be or have a right to be, that they’re all asleep at the switch. Consequently we are living in the Age of Human Error.
I would like to say every moment counts for you, so make the time that you spend for your dreams a very special moment, make sure that you do something that you’ll be happy with when you go back and look at yourself.
Fiction makes your dreams come true, and, as a writer, fiction allows you to delve into the area of miracles.
Don’t be afraid of your dreams.
My dreams were at once more fantastic and agreeable than my writings.
Everyone loves a comeback story, and everyone loves the underdog as well. I kind of feel like I’ve been the underdog. Hopefully that inspires people to not give up on themselves and their lives and not give up on their dreams.
Night is the mother of counsels.
We are such stuff as dreams are made on; and our little life is rounded with a sleep.
Talking, talking. Spinning a web of words, pale walls of dreams, between myself and all I see.
Know thyself. Remain steadfast. Follow your dreams. These are great directives and perfectly fitting for graduates. But reality is that achieving dreams takes a solid education – education that remains elusive for too many Americans.
Dorothy Bush Koch
Follow your passion, be prepared to work hard and sacrifice, and, above all, don’t let anyone limit your dreams.
I had dreams of becoming an officer and a gentleman. But hey: One out of two ain’t bad.
Look for the light. Look for it in everything. Look for it in yourself, in your children, in your job, and in your dreams. Look for it in the food you eat and in the people you surround yourself with.
Ideologies separate us. Dreams and anguish bring us together.
What I would say to young entrepreneurs is there’s so many moments in your life where you have these dreams, and people are trying to protect you, and they say, perhaps, friends, family, parents sometimes, they don’t agree with it, they think, ‘This is just too high of a hurdle.’ And I don’t agree with that.
The United States and Russia probably do not have common aims and dreams, but they have common worries: Both Washington and Moscow are concerned about the rise of China and are threatened by the rise of radical Islam.
You can be rich or poor but you should have the guts to go with dreams and work hard to make them come true.
I think the fact that I am living my dream and being really productive and embarking on all my lifelong aspirations is proof enough that if I can do it, anyone can. I try to tell everybody to dream big and go after their dreams.
There are women succeeding beyond their wildest dreams because of their sobriety.
I hope I inspire people who hear. Hearing people have the ability to remove barriers that prevent deaf people from achieving their dreams.
A man becomes what he dreams. And I dreamed of being in the movies. I was brought up on Steve McQueen, Clint Eastwood, Warren Beatty, and Cary Grant.
When I won in 2003, never in my wildest dreams did I ever think I would win Wimbledon and have my kids seeing me lift the trophy, so this is pretty surreal. And yeah, I was almost shocked in the moment that it all came together so nicely.
We can live closer to our dreams if we are willing to dream them. And we can create a life as we want it to be.
I had to overcome challenge after challenge in order to take my life from nothing to living my dreams.
The worst thing you can do to a kid is tell them that their dreams are invalid.
One of the most adventurous things left us is to go to bed. For no one can lay a hand on our dreams.
E. V. Lucas
The American Dream has run out of gas. The car has stopped. It no longer supplies the world with its images, its dreams, its fantasies. No more. It’s over. It supplies the world with its nightmares now: the Kennedy assassination, Watergate, Vietnam.
J. G. Ballard
My dreams are of water. And my nightmares.
Oh, I was never a businessman. I was a visionary, a dreamer.
I’ve got heaps of dreams.
I was in Nepal and I had watched Oprah Winfrey’s show. I had no idea, as a kid in Nepal, who she was, but I remember watching an episode of hers about living your dreams.
The Ellevest target client is the professional woman who either has her own money or has agency over her family’s money. She is among the 75 million women in the U.S. workforce who want to take financial control and is looking for a straightforward way to achieve her dreams on her own terms.
Do It Under the Influence Yourself! That’s what we’re shooting for! Get drunk and make your dreams come true.
Men are the dreams of a shadow.
That was an organic relationship. He reached out to me, and I was like, ‘Oh my God, I cannot believe somebody like Laquan Smith wants to put his clothes on me.’ He comes from a small place, and he has big dreams, and what I like about him the most is that his clothes curve with your body.
Both my mom and dad were quite supportive. They never ever stopped me in realizing my dreams in the film industry.
Follow your dreams. If you have a goal, and you want to achieve it, then work hard and do everything you can to get there, and one day it will come true.
We are certainly not to relinquish the evidence of experiments for the sake of dreams and vain fictions of our own devising; nor are we to recede from the analogy of Nature, which is wont to be simple and always consonant to itself.
Let us keep the dance of rain our fathers kept and tread our dreams beneath the jungle sky.
I’m the product of my parents’ dreams and aspirations.
My understanding of Heaven has expanded and deepened since my first encounter with visions and dreams of Heaven.
Good dreams don’t come cheap, you’ve got to pay for them and If you just dream when you’re asleep this is no way for them to come alive… to survive.
Screenplays I didn’t really care about, journalism, travel books, getting my writer friends to write about their dreams or something. I just determined to write the books I had to write.
Reverie is when ideas float in our mind without reflection or regard of the understanding.
We are not saving lives. We are selling dreams.
I don’t like to talk about my dreams. I like to make them happen. I prefer to talk about them when they’re done.
Diane von Furstenberg
All my records – ‘By the Time I Get to Phoenix,’ ‘Wichita Lineman,’ ‘Galveston,’ ‘Rhinestone Cowboy,’ ‘Dreams of the Everyday Housewife’ – they all had strings on them.
I understand it’s my role to realize people’s dreams.
More dreams are realised and extinguished in Bombay than any other place in India.
Gregory David Roberts
Like all dreamers, I mistook disenchantment for truth.
It’s important for people to know what they want, to know who they are, to follow their dreams and be the best versions of themselves.
Tell me about yourself – your struggles, your dreams, your telephone number.
I’ll tell you this: You have to remember to chase and catch your dreams, because if you don’t, your imagination will live in empty spaces, and that’s nowhere land.
I have lived with my husband more than I have with my parents… I live beside him, and know his worries, his hopes, and his dreams for his nation. We believe that things happen by design, not in an arbitrary way. And we believe it is our duty to make things happen.
Moza bint Nasser
I just write what I wanted to write. I write what amuses me. It’s totally for myself. I never in my wildest dreams expected this popularity.
J. K. Rowling
Life without dreams is like a bird with a broken wing – it can’t fly.
Through hard work, perseverance and a faith in God, you can live your dreams.
I’ll see you in my dreams.
For me they are no different, reality and dreams.
We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic. Different people, different beliefs, different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams.
I want to use this big worldwide UFC platform to show people that don’t let anyone or anything come between you and your dreams and your career.
My own dreams fortunately came true in this great state. I became Mr. Universe; I became a successful businessman. And even though some people say I still speak with a slight accent, I have reached the top of the acting profession.
Good jobs that allow Coloradans to pursue their dreams and provide for their families are vital to a prosperous country and empower each person.
Everyone always wants to find the answer, to feel that things are resolved. But in dreams, maybe there isn’t an answer so much.
It takes someone with a vision of the possibilities to attain new levels of experience. Someone with the courage to live his dreams.
The motivation is in my heart to work toward my goals and my dreams.
I would go to bed every night and have dreams about having a time machine and somehow I’d have the ability to move through time and space freely, and save Anne Frank.
Dreams can still come true; you need a great deal of energy and determination, and a little bit of luck.
Marriage is a kind of prison for anyone who’s miserable in it – men and women alike – and anyone who’s suffered through difficult periods in marriage dreams of escape from it.
The dreams which reveal the supernatural are promises and messages that God sends us directly: they are nothing but His angels, His ministering spirits, who usually appear to us when we are in a great predicament.
Intellectual despair results in neither weakness nor dreams, but in violence. It is only a matter of knowing how to give vent to one’s rage; whether one only wants to wander like madmen around prisons, or whether one wants to overturn them.
Ours is the job of interpreting the Constitution. And that document isn’t some inkblot on which litigants may project their hopes and dreams.
People think it’s funny that I enjoy dreaming so much. I just use it as a form of entertainment. It’s very private. I don’t see my dreams as separate. I mean, half the time I’m wandering around dreaming anyway.
The world is seldom what it seems; to man, who dimly sees, realities appear as dreams, and dreams realities.
A lot of people do not muster the courage to live their dreams because they are afraid to die.
Pop culture shapes our ideas of what is normal and what our dreams can be and what our roles are. Politics, of course, decides how the power and the money in the country is distributed. Both are equally important, and each affects the other.
As a child our dreams got scattered all about and all our future prospects got scattered to so many places, and we spend our lives trying to find the little pieces that make up our lives and make up the dreams that we had as a child that got blown away in the windstorm.
Never let your dreams go away.
You can’t break my spirit, it’s my dreams you take.
As well as remembering the service of the non-white soldiers and auxiliaries of the first world war, we have also to remember what happened to them and their dreams of justice in the months and years after the armistice.
I have this little plaque that my husband hung on our wall at home. It says, ‘If your dreams don’t scare you, they’re not big enough.’
No matter where you are from, no matter what your background is, no matter what your socioeconomic status is, every person can achieve his or her dreams.
I had no dreams of such economic success. You should have fun and not be so weighed down by expectations.
The success I have achieved in bodybuilding, motion pictures, and business would not have been possible without the generosity of the American people and the freedom here to pursue your dreams.
The inner confidence in knowing who you are, believing in your dreams, and following your heart, is what make you radiate from within.
Follow your dreams. Just make sure to have fun too.
I have had a dream indicating rather clearly that I am on the way to being hetero, though I don’t accept it with much enthusiasm either awake or in the dreams.
Society sets us up to be everything but ourselves, but I want to take a moment and say to people, love yourself. Find your purpose. You are unique, and that makes you great. I pursued my dreams. You can do it, too.
High achievers spot rich opportunities swiftly, make big decisions quickly and move into action immediately. Follow these principles and you can make your dreams come true.
Robert H. Schuller
Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
When the legends die, the dreams end; there is no more greatness.
Most new jobs won’t come from our biggest employers. They will come from our smallest. We’ve got to do everything we can to make entrepreneurial dreams a reality.
I was watching ‘Deal or No Deal’ on YouTube recently, and I bawled when the contestant won £250,000. I think I just like watching people achieve their dreams.
Your mind, while blessed with permanent memory, is cursed with lousy recall. Written goals provide clarity. By documenting your dreams, you must think about the process of achieving them.
Gary Ryan Blair
What I love about America is not necessarily the American Dream but the fact that there’s so much spirit of fighting to continue to dream once the dreams are broken.
I paint what cannot be photographed, that which comes from the imagination or from dreams, or from an unconscious drive.
It has never been my object to record my dreams, just the determination to realize them.
Our children are the living messages we send to a future we will ever see… Will we rob them of their destiny? Will we rob them of their dreams? No – we will not do that.
Thankfully, dreams can change. If we’d all stuck with our first dream, the world would be overrun with cowboys and princesses.
Most of these producers have an agenda of what they want to push or what they think will be hot for someone. I don’t have an agenda. My agenda is to take someone and bring out their dreams, what they’re hearing in their head.’
The interpretation of dreams is a great art.
Your dreams are what define your individuality. They have the power to give you wings and make you fly high.
P. V. Sindhu
Yet it is in our idleness, in our dreams, that the submerged truth sometimes comes to the top.
No one may speak for the dead, no one may interpret their mutilated dreams and visions.
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.
‘Do What You Gotta Do’ is a positive, inspirational song that says no matter what it is; whether you’re up against challenges or trying to get your dreams and aspirations met, you should do what whatever you have to do shy of killing yourself or someone else.
Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.
I just want to be myself and go for my own dreams and goals.
Natalie du Toit
Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.
We live in America where each and every person has the equal opportunity to take their iPhone or a smartphone and create something and put it online and have the equal ability to blow up and be successful. It’s a tool I hope we inspire tons of people to pick up and go after their dreams.
Ideas are all around you – everything gives you ideas. But the real source is the part of your brain that dreams.
We are in a world where globalization, which is an ideology, has forgotten and put aside the people, the people’s interests, aspirations, and dreams.
Marine Le Pen
When I was a kid, I have two dreams. I want to be a baseball player. Hometown, Hiroshima, has a Japanese baseball franchise team called Hiroshima Carps. You know, and then I want to be a sushi chef. I want to make own restaurant – sushi restaurant.
Burzum is the reflections of my personality. It’s my dreams and desires.
When companies are private, founders can share more about their future dreams with investors; report less; and the shares are illiquid, constraining short-term changes in valuation.
I’ve had a life where things have worked out for me beyond my wildest dreams, and my brother’s had just the opposite.
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
It really is never too late, it really is never too early to figure out your goals and dreams and what you love.
The man who never dreams, goes slowly mad.
Just what future the Designer of the universe has provided for the souls of men I do not know, I cannot prove. But I find that the whole order of Nature confirms my confidence that, if it is not like our noblest hopes and dreams, it will transcend them.
Henry Norris Russell
All my music has always been about positive, having ambition, having goals, having dreams, and believing in yourself.
After marriage, most women keep aside their aspirations and dreams as their priorities change.
Dreams are, by definition, cursed with short life spans.
Help others achieve their dreams and you will achieve yours.
A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.
In Nicaragua, liberty, equality and the rule of law were the stuff of dreams. But in Paris I discovered the value of those words.
Within our dreams and aspirations we find our opportunities.
Sugar Ray Leonard
I am a mix of both my parents. Like my father, I don’t let my dreams die; I’m shy and respect women. However, if I am pushed against the wall, I attack like my mother.
Just because you have a baby on your hip – or one on the way or two at home – doesn’t mean you can’t go after your dreams.
The 1890s was perhaps the most Gothic decade ever: ‘Dracula,’ ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’ and ‘The Time Machine,’ not to mention ‘Heart of Darkness’ and ‘The Interpretation of Dreams,’ were all written between 1890 and 1899.
But we can hold our spirits and our bodies so pure and high, we may cherish such thoughts and such ideals, and dream such dreams of lofty purpose, that we can determine and know what manner of men we will be, whenever and wherever the hour strikes and calls to noble action.
There are awful things that happen, dreams get crushed, you build yourself back up again, and then there are, hopefully, incredible partners in misery that say, ‘Let me help you. I’ve been there before.’
Lauren Ashley Carter
But I have been interested in dreams, really since I was a kid. I have always been fascinated by the idea that your mind, when you are asleep, can create a world in a dream and you are perceiving it as though it really existed.
Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.
William Butler Yeats
Stay true to yourself, yet always be open to learn. Work hard, and never give up on your dreams, even when nobody else believes they can come true but you. These are not cliches but real tools you need no matter what you do in life to stay focused on your path.
Make treating yourself a priority and always remember your life is happening now. Don’t put off all your dreams and pleasures to another day. In any balanced personal definition of success there has to be a powerful element of living life in the present.
Singing for a documentary that benefits the underprivileged remains one of my biggest dreams.
You also have to surround yourself with people who have the same dreams and values as you do.
In dreams, anything can be anything, and everybody can do. We can fly, we can turn upside down, we can transform into anything.
I can’t comprehend that I’m in the film of ‘Les Miserables.’ It’s one of those dreams I thought would be unattainable for someone like me, who came from nowhere.
I have big dreams, but if God would’ve told me that I had to sing in a local bar in Barcelona, and that that would be my life, that would be my life, I would’ve done it with the same passion.
Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake.
Henry David Thoreau
There are so many people who try so hard and have such big dreams, and it doesn’t happen for them.
All art is exorcism. I paint dreams and visions too; the dreams and visions of my time. Painting is the effort to produce order; order in yourself. There is much chaos in me, much chaos in our time.
My wildest dreams and the goals that I set for myself, I never imagined the success that I’ve been blessed with, and believe me, I feel blessed.
I was always a closet lover of acting. My mom was very practical. She never, ever restricted our dreams, always told us we could do or be anything. Then I said, ‘Maybe I want to be an actor’. And she said, ‘Maybe not that’.
An athlete cannot run with money in his pockets. He must run with hope in his heart and dreams in his head.
For American filmmakers, the Oscars is like a mystic thing. For me, it was being in a mirror of my dreams when I was dreaming of Hollywood when I was an adolescent.
Everybody past a certain age, regardless of how they look on the outside, pretty much constantly dreams of being able to escape from their lives.
You’ve got to have dreams to keep you going.
I’d say people recognize me, but having children recognize me is the best. It is a very special thing. Suddenly you feel like you have the power to make the children’s dreams come true, and it’s better than anything else.
You know, the man of my dreams might walk round the corner tomorrow. I’m older and wiser and I think I’d make a great girlfriend. I live in the realm of romantic possibility.
I always tell young people to hold on to their dreams. And sometimes you have to stand up for what you think is right even if you have to stand alone.
Success is to bring into existence, in adult terms, your childhood dreams.
When I first left Iran at the age of 13, Iran had become such a shining star – it was the point to which all my desires and dreams returned.
Do all you can to make your dreams come true.
I have my own production company called Urban Dreams.
As long as you pray and believe in your dreams, anything is possible.
Andy Ruiz Jr.
When I left my grandmother’s home in 1986 headed to Savannah State with two brown grocery bags filled with my belongings, nothing was going to keep me from realizing my dreams.
Take everything easy and quit dreaming and brooding and you will be well guarded from a thousand evils.
The only time you really live fully is from thirty to sixty. The young are slaves to dreams; the old servants of regrets. Only the middle-aged have all their five senses in the keeping of their wits.
I think you basically have to abandon the dreams of having any other adult activities in your life. You have to go to sleep whenever your child goes to sleep.
It’s just the risk that I take and the sacrifice that I make: Putting myself, my career, my family’s peace of mind on the line just to do right by my fans. It ain’t no gray area: You’re either with that and willing to go out of your way to make people who contribute to your dreams coming true happy or you aren’t.
Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children.
George Bernard Shaw
I would encourage you to set really high goals. Set goals that, when you set them, you think they’re impossible. But then every day you can work towards them, and anything is possible, so keep working hard and follow your dreams.
I have dreamed in my life, dreams that have stayed with me ever after, and changed my ideas; they have gone through and through me, like wine through water, and altered the color of my mind.
I’m very comfortable with the nature of life and death, and that we come to an end. What’s most difficult to imagine is that those dreams and early yearnings and desires of childhood and adolescence will also disappear. But who knows? Maybe you become part of the eternal whatever.
A successful life is one that is lived through understanding and pursuing one’s own path, not chasing after the dreams of others.
The road to our dreams has many detours.
My dreams are bigger than money; they’re bigger than fame.
They were using the dolls to project their dreams of their own futures as adult women.
In our dreams we are always young.
Sarah Louise Delany
Those who have compared our life to a dream were right… we were sleeping wake, and waking sleep.
Michel de Montaigne
I’m proud to carry that torch and be like, ‘I’m gay! I’m black! Hang your dreams on me. Hang your hopes on me. I’ll carry them to the best of my ability.’
The NBA? Never in my wildest dreams when I was playing in Division III basketball.
In most of our dreams, our inner eye of reflection is shut and we sleep within our sleep. The exception takes place when we seem to awake within our dreams, without disturbing or ending the dream state, and learn to recognize that we are dreaming while the dream is still happening.
Sleep is the best meditation.
Dreams are the touchstones of our character.
Henry David Thoreau
Dreams that are planned are called frustration.
‘Chewing Gum Dreams’ should make you look twice at the girl shouting on the bus and not just cuss her off from your life.
I don’t think you should spend your life praying for things, but I do believe you should thank God for what He’s given you… but I think the scripture teaches us that we can pray for our dreams, pray for the big things… he’s not a small God; this God is incredible.
Our religion is the traditions of our ancestors – the dreams of our old men, given them in solemn hours of the night by the Great Spirit; and the visions of our sachems, and is written in the hearts of our people.
I’m fulfilling my dreams that I had as a kid every single day. That’s why I’m trying to enjoy it so much.
Stay focused, go after your dreams and keep moving toward your goals.
LL Cool J
To every people the land is given on condition. Perceived or not, there is a Covenant, beyond the constitution, beyond sovereign guarantee, beyond the nation’s sweetest dreams of itself.
We want an Afghanistan that is shaped by the dreams of the great Afghan people, not by irrational fears and overreaching ambitions of others.
Ever since ‘The Goldbergs’ began, one of my dreams was to write a homage to ‘Highlander.’
Adam F. Goldberg
I had dreams of conehead aliens when I was little. Before ‘Saturday Night Live’ did it. And then they came out with them, and I went on to be a glorified extra in the movie. When everyone else was laughing, I was scared.
I chose to embrace the spirit of my mother, who, though she had too many of her own dreams denied, deferred, and destroyed, she still instilled in me, her child, that I could have dreams and that I did have a responsibility and the power.
Dreams say what they mean, but they don’t say it in daytime language.
So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable.
I’ve accomplished a lot, but I still have more dreams that I want to achieve.
Catcher in the Rye had a profound impact on me-the idea that we all have lots of dreams that are slowly being chipped away as we grow up.
Like dreams, statistics are a form of wish fulfillment.
There is a reason they called it chasing your dreams and not walking after them.
I’ve always followed my heart and pursued my dreams, and I imagine that people find that inspiring. I hope that is the effect I have on my fans and people in general. I definitely want to project a positive energy out into the world.
‘The Impossible Dream’ is, in my opinion, one of the greatest songs ever written. Here is a man, an old man, a very old man full of daring, bravery, courage, determination, romanticism and dreams.
I don’t have dreams. How can I say it? I myself am a dream.
Dreaming in public is an important part of our job description, as science writers, but there are bad dreams as well as good dreams. We’re dreamers, you see, but we’re also realists, of a sort.
Truly, this is a nation that sees itself as one that instills hope and is really about allowing people to pursue their dreams.
The work of an advertising agency is warmly and immediately human. It deals with human needs, wants, dreams and hopes. Its ‘product’ cannot be turned out on an assembly line.
I don’t believe watching dreams but like to stick to reality. Reality is all about flood, hunger, illness.
I’m sick of following my dreams. I’m just going to ask them where they’re goin’, and hook up with them later.
In my dreams I hear again the crash of guns, the rattle of musketry, the strange, mournful mutter of the battlefield.
Nothing is worse than having your dreams come true.
I don’t want to sacrifice my life, as I feel that I’m still very selfish and still want to pursue my dreams.
I know how men in exile feed on dreams.
I led the life of an intellectual up until a certain age. I remember Freud’s ‘Interpretation of Dreams’ was a big favorite when I was 11. It sounded so interesting. And it really was!
I think young women want to see themselves, and indeed their hopes and dreams, represented in characters.
Our citizens and those who have gone before us charted the broad outlines of where we need to go, and they would envy our opportunity to translate those dreams into action. And I believe they will judge us very harshly should we fail to act.
In my childhood, America was like a religion. Then, real-life Americans abruptly entered my life – in jeeps – and upset all my dreams.
I was studying psychology honours and was very happy in that zone. I had dreams of pursuing higher education. When the first film happened and another one after that, I was not sure about sticking around in this career. It was never my dream.
I focus very much on the job and my goals and dreams.
I just wish people would realize that anything’s possible if you try; dreams are made possible if you try.
Thankfully, dreams can change. If we’d all stuck with our first dream, the world would be overrun with cowboys and princesses.
I just got tired of waiting for things to happen through other people when so many other people are taking chances on following their dreams.
I do not have bad days. I don’t wake up in the morning and think that I’m going to get AIDS. I don’t dream bad dreams about it. If I did, I’d be giving in to the negativity.
I would like to see anyone be able to achieve their dreams, and that’s what this organization does.
My bedroom is my favorite chill out zone, where after a hectic day, I sign off to land in my dreams.
Throughout my life my greatest benefactors have been my dreams and my travels; very few men, living or dead, have helped me in my struggle.
They thought I was a Surrealist, but I wasn’t. I never painted dreams. I painted my own reality.
I want my boys to have an understanding of people’s emotions, their insecurities, people’s distress, and their hopes and dreams.
Of all our dreams today there is none more important – or so hard to realise – than that of peace in the world. May we never lose our faith in it or our resolve to do everything that can be done to convert it one day into reality.
Lester B. Pearson
I feel crazy that me sticking with my dreams actually worked. It’s wild and incredible.
I want people to know that you can chase your dreams no matter where you are in your life, and it can work out. I know. It happened to me.
Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit. We are all the same in this notion: The potential for greatness lives within each of us.
I have lots of ambitions. I’d love to do theatre. I’d like to be in ‘Tea With Mussolini 2;’ I’d like to touch Meryl Streep – which would involve being with her in some exotic location. I have lots of fantastical dreams.
Dreams are the foundation of Hollywood. And dreams are the foundation of America.
Mothers have always held such symbolic weight in determining a person’s worth. Your mother tongue, your motherland, your mother’s values – these things can qualify or disqualify you from attaining myriad American dreams: love, fluency, citizenship, legitimacy, acceptance, success, freedom.
My dreams were all my own; I accounted for them to nobody; they were my refuge when annoyed – my dearest pleasure when free.
Sigmund Freud said we act out our own dreams, but if you are only an actor you are not acting out your own dream. You are simply participating in someone else’s dream.
It’s when children are 15, 16 or 17 that they decide whether they want to be a doctor, an engineer, a politician or go to the Mars or moon. That is the time they start having a dream, and that’s the time you can work on them. You can help them shape their dreams.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Luxury takes many forms nowadays, but one thing doesn’t change: luxury is about desire and the ability to create dreams.
I’ve always been fascinated by memory and dreams because they are both completely our own. No one else has the same memories. No one has the same dreams.
Never let life impede on your ability to manifest your dreams. Dig deeper into your dreams and deeper into yourself and believe that anything is possible, and make it happen.
Count the dreams of your mind; if the numbers of the dreams exceeds the number of achievements, you are young.
People ask how can a Jewish kid from the Bronx do preppy clothes? Does it have to do with class and money? It has to do with dreams.
Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.
Edgar Allan Poe
Our life dreams the Utopia. Our death achieves the Ideal.
For many people, the age of 20 is when they first reach adulthood, and it’s a time full of ideals and dreams. But when I was 20, a lot of misfortune came along. I spent a year in the hospital and couldn’t move, and I was forced to think a lot.
I haven’t had an easy life, but at some point, you have to take responsibility for yourself and shape who it is that you want to be. I have no time for moaners. I like to chase my dreams and surround myself with other people who are chasing their dreams, too.
Myths are public dreams, dreams are private myths.
You have to keep pushing toward those dreams no matter what setbacks happen.
Dreaming of a tomorrow, which tomorrow, will be as distant then as ’tis today.
Lope de Vega
I think it is often easier to make progress on mega-ambitious dreams. Since no one else is crazy enough to do it, you have little competition. In fact, there are so few people this crazy that I feel like I know them all by first name.
There’s a logic to dreams that doesn’t necessarily follow linear narrative. You don’t know why things happen, it’s your subconscious pushing you, to give you information.
Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
I never ask a man what his business is, for it never interests me. What I ask him about are his thoughts and dreams.
H. P. Lovecraft
If a small-town boy like me who bagged groceries was able to make his dreams come true, you can too.
I never paint dreams or nightmares. I paint my own reality.
You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands – your own.
Mark Victor Hansen
Technology has a great advantage in that we are capable of creating dinosaurs and show them on the screen even though they are extinct 65 million years. All of a sudden, we have a fantastic tool that is as good as dreams are.
I have not forgotten about my dreams to become a singer. If given the chance, I want to take part in a drama OST making and also try out for musicals.
Dreams don’t have deadlines. I’m thinking of doing bigger and better things and having more fun with it.
LL Cool J
Where all is but dream, reasoning and arguments are of no use, truth and knowledge nothing.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
For all life is a dream, and dreams themselves are only dreams.
Pedro Calderon de la Barca
People are always advised to follow your dreams, but in ‘That Will Never Work’ I show them how!
It is better to risk starving to death then surrender. If you give up on your dreams, what’s left?
If you get too big for your boots, if you’ve got big dreams, you’re gonna get them broken or shattered.
Our dreams are made of real things, like a shoebox full of photographs.
The dialogue between client and architect is about as intimate as any conversation you can have, because when you’re talking about building a house, you’re talking about dreams.
Robert A. M. Stern
A heart without dreams is like a bird without feathers.
I grew up with not a lot of money and I definitely shopped at Goodwill. But even in my most unfortunate state, I was really blessed compared to a lot of the rest of the world. I had a really great chance to follow my dreams and have them actually come true.
Someone once told me… ‘Anh believe in your dreams!’ I always have and always will, and I think that if you follow your dreams in life, you really can live an amazing life.
It was Delhi that gave me the platform to achieve my dreams.
I would honestly say that with all the awards and all the other things that I’ve done in my life, Dollywood is one of the greatest dreams that I’ve ever had come true – I am so proud of that I can’t even begin to tell you, Dollywood is real special to me.
Three of my childhood dreams went unfulfilled. I never saw a no-hitter, never saw a triple play, and never caught a ball that had been hit into the stands. But I did see the Yankees beat the Brooklyn Dodgers in a World Series game when I was 10.
Talking about dreams is like talking about movies, since the cinema uses the language of dreams; years can pass in a second, and you can hop from one place to another. It’s a language made of image. And in the real cinema, every object and every light means something, as in a dream.
I think we dream so we don’t have to be apart so long. If we’re in each other’s dreams, we can play together all night.
As a single mom, I want to say that having a child does not have to be a setback. You can still reach your dreams and teach your kids to reach for their dreams.
Dreams are like paper, they tear so easily.
To become truly immortal, a work of art must escape all human limits: logic and common sense will only interfere. But once these barriers are broken, it will enter the realms of childhood visions and dreams.
Giorgio de Chirico
I have very vivid dreams – almost always action-adventure. I’m often on the run. I’ve always had dreams. When I was little, I’d go to sleep with my head on my hands, which were in fists like I was looking through a camera. I felt like sleep was the movies – just drifting off to the movies.
This may sound strange but I had dreams as a kid of doing exactly what I ended up doing in my life.
I don’t use drugs, my dreams are frightening enough.
M. C. Escher
My pictures are always part of my thinking, and my emotions, tensions, dreams, desires.
If you can’t read, it’s going to be hard to realize dreams.
Booker T. Washington
When a person starts to talk about their dreams, it’s as if something bubbles up from within. Their eyes brighten, their face glows, and you can feel the excitement in their words.
John C. Maxwell
I feel as though, if you’re able to control your dreams, you have more power and control over your mind, like you could reach more areas of your mind. Therefore, I feel like it creates the ability for you to achieve more things in reality.
I love my early movies, but naturalism is an artist’s early style. Now I want to deal with feelings, dreams, an acceptance of irrationality.
To become a great player, you’ve got to show real dedication and commitment to football, and you’ve got to be very humble and hard-working. And, above all, you’ve got to fight to make your dreams come true.
We’ve removed the ceiling above our dreams. There are no more impossible dreams.
You need to have dreams, you need to go for it, otherwise why would you be a footballer?
Virgil van Dijk
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.
Only things the dreamers make live on. They are the eternal conquerors.
There are a lot of people who have dreams, goals, and hopes, but there aren’t a lot who get to see them realized.
You can’t give up on your dreams.
You can go slow. Allow your dreams and goals to change, but live an intentional life.
I defected to South Korea in search of freedom of speech and movement. I had longed to put my feet on this soil, even in my dreams.
I don’t remember my dreams too much. I hardly have ever gotten ideas from nighttime dreams. But I love daydreaming and dream logic and the way dreams go.
I know it’s cliche to say, ‘When you do something you love you never work a day in your life.’ But it is true: When you do something you love, life gets to be a little bit easier and enjoyable. So I just want people to follow their dreams.
As I live and am a man, this is an unexaggerated tale – my dreams become the substances of my life.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The world needs dreamers and the world needs doers. But above all, the world needs dreamers who do.
Sarah Ban Breathnach
Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
So many financial dreams are thwarted by the failure to act upon good intentions.
In my dreams and visions, I seemed to see a line, and on the other side of that line were green fields, and lovely flowers, and beautiful white ladies, who stretched out their arms to me over the line, but I couldn’t reach them no-how. I always fell before I got to the line.
Dreams are the ones that really keep me moving all the time. That’s what drives me.
I never wanted to give in to my condition. My life changed a lot but I didn’t want it to change my dreams or goals.
I feel like I’ve accomplished all my fantasies and childhood dreams. I had nothing; now I have everything.
We have to stand up for what we believe in, even when we might not be popular for it. Honesty starts with being ourselves, authentic and true to who we are and what we believe in, and that may not always be popular, but it will always let you follow your dreams and your heart.
Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The life of a man consists not in seeing visions and in dreaming dreams, but in active charity and in willing service.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I just kind of wake up with a new idea and new dreams every day, and I follow that dream, as they say.
In my wildest dreams, I could not have imagined a sweeter life.
I do not know whether I was then a man dreaming I was a butterfly, or whether I am now a butterfly dreaming I am a man.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
Don’t give up on your dreams, or your dreams will give up on you.
There will be many obstacles in the pursuit of your dreams. I had long hours of training, balancing studies and badminton.
P. V. Sindhu
I mean, I’m 48 years old and I’ve been through a lot in my life – you know, loss, whether it be death, illness, separation. I mean, the failed expectations… We all have dreams.
Having achieved my own dreams, I want to give to kids who are less fortunate, who struggle with everyday obstacles. I want to give them something positive in their lives: support.
Books that distribute things… with as daring a freedom as we use in dreams, put us on our feet again.
You have to dream dreams to live dreams.
When I was young, I was an academically oriented guy like most academically oriented guys. I graduated in science, did an MBA. My dreams as a young boy were I wanted to be an industrialist, or I wanted to be a scientist.
I’ve never dreamed of a story idea. I have such boring dreams.
R. L. Stine
It is in our idleness, in our dreams, that the submerged truth sometimes comes to the top.
Take a leap of faith and begin this wondrous new year by believing. Believe in yourself. And believe that there is a loving Source – a Sower of Dreams – just waiting to be asked to help you make your dreams come true.
Sarah Ban Breathnach
In Americana, the facts and the dreams seem to be all the same to me.
When you’re a kid, you have these big ideas and these big dreams to make a change, or maybe you feel like you can’t make a difference.
You have a responsibility to move your dreams forward, no matter what.
Go to school and get your education and follow your dreams.
I suppose all fictional characters, especially in adventure or heroic fiction, at the end of the day are our dreams about ourselves. And sometimes they can be really revealing.
Dreams are often most profound when they seem the most crazy.
A tragic car accident put me in a wheelchair and dashed my hopes and dreams for the future.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall 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.
Al Haymon, one thing I can say about him, is he is a very honest guy. Very honest. He don’t sell dreams, he makes dreams come true. And that’s what he did for me.
Believe in yourself and believe in your dreams. Follow them, never give up, that’s the most important thing. If you believe you can get there, then one day you will.
You reach for the stars and you work your butt off to achieve your dreams. If you fall short, you fall short, but you say you gave it your best.
I would love to spend all my time writing to you; I’d love to share with you all that goes through my mind, all that weighs on my heart, all that gives air to my soul; phantoms of art, dreams that would be so beautiful if they could come true.
Lose your dreams and you might lose your mind.
In bed my real love has always been the sleep that rescued me by allowing me to dream.
Our life is composed greatly from dreams, from the unconscious, and they must be brought into connection with action. They must be woven together.
I am, you know, really fighting for myself and my life. And I think the message that I could give to anybody is that it’s never too late to start your life again and dream new dreams.
Absolutely, yes, I’m proud of every woman, of every American, that makes her dreams come true.
He’s dreaming with his eyes open, and those that dream with their eyes open are dangerous, for they do not know when their dreams come to an end.
Even coming from small towns, the biggest dreams are possible.
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.
Vision gets the dreams started. Dreaming employs your God-given imagination to reinforce the vision. Both are part of something I believe is absolutely necessary to building the life of a champion, a winner, a person of high character who is consistently at the top of whatever game he or she is in.
Positional leaders ignore the fact that every person has hopes, dreams, desires, and goals of his own. And leaders must bring their vision and the aspirations of the people they lead together in a way that benefits everyone.
John C. Maxwell
The follow your dreams thing is really important because so many people are railroaded into taking other paths by their family, their friends, people who should be supportive going, ‘What are you talking about?’ Even just seemingly regular career paths, but if it’s not what people expect for you they kind of react funny.
There are 320 million American dreams. Go get yours.
I felt like an ugly duckling back in school. I was a complete tomboy with short hair. Never in my dreams did I imagine that I would walk the ramp with 6-inch heels. My friends can’t believe that I’m an actor, because I was such an introvert in school.
As soon as my brain starts working on reading a book, my dreams get a little more exciting, and music comes a little more naturally for me.
No person has the right to rain on your dreams.
Marian Wright Edelman
Short stories are tiny windows into other worlds and other minds and dreams. They are journeys you can make to the far side of the universe and still be back in time for dinner.
Baseball always gets credit for the foundational part of masculinity – the father thing. The eternal game of backyard catch, ‘Field of Dreams’, the Ripkens, the Griffeys, the Bondses, so on. But football is the real paternal game, because it’s a conveyor belt of father figures, in the form of coaches.
J. R. Moehringer
Grit is that ‘extra something’ that separates the most successful people from the rest. It’s the passion, perseverance, and stamina that we must channel in order to stick with our dreams until they become a reality.
When you focus solely on valuation and market share, you win some and you lose some. When you focus on the needs of your customers and help them achieve their dreams, you win every time.
I don’t design clothes, I design dreams.
Swimming is a life-saving skill, so just the fact that the sport that I love can give so much back to other people – and inspire them to join something that they never thought they could do or go after their dreams – is something that is really special to me.
Dreams are the guiding words of the soul. Why should I henceforth not love my dreams and not make their riddling images into objects of my daily consideration?
A runner must run with dreams in his heart, not money in his pocket.
People say dreams aren’t a thing that happen, and I’m a believer that they do.
Vain hopes are like certain dreams of those who wake.
Our dreams are a second life. I have never been able to penetrate without a shudder those ivory or horned gates which separate us from the invisible world.
Gerard De Nerval
For me, true kitsch has nothing to do with irony. It’s very honest. It represents what people like, their dreams.
Everybody’s a dreamer.
Jazz to me is a living music. It’s a music that since its beginning has expressed the feelings, the dreams, hopes, of the people.
I’d gone to Wellesley College, an amazing women’s college where the students were encouraged to follow our dreams. However, after I graduated and had a historical romance published, more than a few people indicated that, in some way, my career choice was a ‘waste’ of so much education.
At its heart, ‘Fat City’ is not about boxing. It is a universal story of grim realities and toxic delusions. It is awash with awareness of chances blown, dreams stymied, precious time wasted, and all future prospects scorched to ashes by the process.
How blessed are some people, whose lives have no fears, no dreads; to whom sleep is a blessing that comes nightly, and brings nothing but sweet dreams.
Like my mother, I was always saying, ‘I’ll fix my life one day.’ It became clear when I saw her die without fulfilling her dreams that my time was now or maybe never.
A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.
If you choose not to pursue your dreams, you’ll still be a part of a dream – only it will be someone else’s.
The most pitiful among men is he who turns his dreams into silver and gold.
I think I usually have quite ordinary dreams. Sometimes my dreams take me to other dimensions. I can travel in my mind especially when I’m dreaming I focus my mind on what I want to dream. If I want to fly, I focus on flying.
We spend most of our lives cutting down our ambitions because the world has told us to think small. Dreams express what your soul is telling you, so as crazy as your dream might seem – even to you – I don’t care: You have to let that out.
Eleni Zaude Gabre-Madhin
When you follow your dreams, you encourage other people to follow theirs.
Folk songs express the dreams and prayers and hopes of the working people.
We should never discourage young people from dreaming dreams.
You have to know your identity. It’s the biggest thing in wanting to pursue creative dreams.
I didn’t learn much about writing at Sarah Lawrence, but I learned a lot about the sources of poems – dreams, myth, history – from the really great teachers, Joseph Campbell, Charles Trinkhaus, Bert Loewenberg, and a young Australian anthropologist named Harry Hawthorne.
We work just as hard as any footballer, period. We go through the same experiences and heartaches. We make the same sacrifices. We leave our families behind to chase our dreams, too.
I think when you move past your fear and you go after your dreams wholeheartedly, you become free. Know what I’m saying? Move past the fear.
LL Cool J
Living in dreams of yesterday, we find ourselves still dreaming of impossible future conquests.
Man is a genius when he is dreaming.
I am just a girl chasing her dreams and having an amazing adventure.
Be a dreamer. If you don’t know how to dream, you’re dead.
If you’re too scared to put your dreams, thoughts, desires, fantasies on paper and share them with the world, then being an author isn’t the right career for you.
P. C. Cast
I am the underdog, and I want to prove that one can follow one’s dreams despite all the flaws and setbacks.
There is hope in dreams, imagination, and in the courage of those who wish to make those dreams a reality.
When we see the face of a child, we think of the future. We think of their dreams about what they might become, and what they might accomplish.
There are so many dreams that I’d like to follow.
AB de Villiers
I tell kids to have dreams, have goals, and believe in them because if you have any doubt, worry or fear, it will choke the life out of your dreams and goals.
Believe in yourself, go after your dreams, and don’t let anyone put you in a box.
Seems like God don’t see fit to give the black man nothing but dreams – but He did give us children to make them dreams seem worthwhile.
It isn’t a calamity to die with dreams unfulfilled, but it is a calamity not to dream.
Benjamin E. Mays
It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old, they grow old because they stop pursuing dreams.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
One of the dreams on my wish list is to spend more time in Thailand.
In high school, I worked eight hours a day just so I could get into the college of my dreams and say that I got in – and I never went.
This is the city of dreamers and time and again it’s the place where the greatest dream of all, the American dream, has been tested and has triumphed.
The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.
I will say that if my wildest dreams come true, I will, like, wake up one day, and I will be Carol Dweck, right? Because she is like everything I want to be.
At a pivotal time in my life, Barack Obama gave me hope that a boy who grew up like me could still achieve the most important of my dreams. For that, I’ll miss him and the example he set.
J. D. Vance
You can plant a dream.
I am personally an idealist. I was lucky enough to follow my dreams in my own life, so you should definitely follow your dreams.
My heroes, my dreams, and my future lay in Yankee Stadium. And they can’t take that away from me.
Love is the most terrible, and also the most generous of the passions; it is the only one which includes in its dreams the happiness of someone else.
I dream that someday the step between my mind and my finger will no longer be needed. And that simply by blinking my eyes, I shall make pictures. Then, I think, I shall really have become a photographer.
I’ve said it before, but it’s absolutely true: My mother gave me my drive, but my father gave me my dreams. Thanks to him, I could see a future.
Hollywood is the dream factory, and no one dreams about older women.
I think what every skater dreams of is not only skating the best program they can possibly skate, but, y’know, having the crowd roar at the end, and it was just so loud I couldn’t even hear my music.
Freud published The Interpretation of Dreams in 1900. It introduced the notion that there existed certain predictable and identifiable processes by which dreams were formed.
Sometimes I wake at night in the White House and rub my eyes and wonder if it is not all a dream.
That’s another piece of advice: Don’t go to college; follow your dreams. Unless you’re a doctor – then go to college.
It’s about important things such as having faith, pursuing your dreams and goals. My music is about drive.
It is one of the blessings of this world that few people see visions and dream dreams.
Zora Neale Hurston
With ‘Street Fight,’ it took an urban mayoral election and found lots of complexity in there. The same with ‘Racing Dreams.’ I wanted to show complexity within this world that most documentary people don’t know anything about.
Keep true to the dreams of your youth.
The difference between a builder and an architect is that an architect also cares about desire, about dreams.
In dreams the truth is learned that all good works are done in the absence of a caress.
Just really, really believe in what you’re trying to do. Don’t let people alter that. Let people advise you and lead you down paths to make smart business decisions. But trust your instinct and trust that overwhelming drive that made you put all your dreams and everything on the line.
I am rich beyond the dreams of avarice.
Everybody deserves an opportunity to fulfill their dreams.
Those inevitable dreams where you can’t get your column in, you know, and at first they were the Xerox telecopy, and then they were the fax machine, and then they were, you know, email. The anxiety remains the same, but the technology has changed.
Let your dreams outgrow the shoes of your expectations.
You have all the reason in the world to achieve your grandest dreams. Imagination plus innovation equals realization.
There are a lot of hours and a lot of sacrifices you have to make to achieve your dreams as a tennis player.
I have a long way to go as far as my acting career is concerned. Lots of milestones are to be achieved and dreams to be fulfilled. I would someday want to do playback singing, too, as I am a very passionate singer.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
America is not just a democracy, it represents a certain culture of competitive mobility and personality aspirations, politics is not merely a clash of interests, but a clash of dreams.
I have dreams of playing in major clubs in Europe.
To be a human being is to be in a state of tension between your appetites and your dreams, and the social realities around you and your obligations to your fellow man.
As far as my dreams go, all I want to do is be a working actor, and I happily achieved that.
In the fifties I had dreams about touching a naked woman and she would turn to bronze or the dream about hot dogs chasing donuts through the Lincoln Tunnel.
After more than a decade as the editor of ‘Wired’ magazine, Chris Anderson started the company of his dreams – a robotics manufacturing company called 3D Robotics – to produce the autonomous flying vehicles coming out of DIY Drones.
There is no substitute under the heavens for productive labor. It is the process by which dreams become realities. It is the process by which idle visions become dynamic achievements.
Gordon B. Hinckley
I obviously work really hard. But I also have the capacity to dream really big and have the discipline to materialize those dreams.
As citizens, I’m asking you not to leave any child behind. I’m asking you not to be color blind, but to be color brave, so that every child knows that their future matters and their dreams are possible.
I want people to follow their dreams, yes… but I’m not interested in telling young black kids how to be rappers… I want to show them that there’s so many other paths you can take, besides a rapper or basketball player.
In the year since we brought things into the open with a clean breath of fresh air at City Hall, we have learned about corrupt spending practices and unethical conflicts of interest that waste your money… and keep Dallas from being the great city of our dreams.
Man is firmly convinced that he is awake; in reality he is caught in a net of sleep and dreams which he has unconsciously woven himself.
I’m a true believer in the strength of teamwork, in the power of dreams.
All the things one has forgotten scream for help in dreams.
We do not really feel grateful toward those who make our dreams come true; they ruin our dreams.
Binaries aside, we are the products of our relationships with our identities – cities we have built, bodies we have embraced, kindred souls we’ve cherished, our memories, our dreams, the fears we hide, the pain we hold – identities that cannot be reduced to a collection of labels.
I never expected anyone to take care of me, but in my wildest dreams and juvenile yearnings, I wanted the house with the picket fence from June Allyson movies. I knew that was yearning like one yearns to fly.
Saddle your dreams before you ride em.
I’ve always been fascinated by dreams – they seem like such intriguing evidence of the brain’s obsession with narrative as a form of sense-making. But because dreaming is an unconscious process, we have little control over the stories we tell, so they can be fraught with anxiety, vulnerability, and exposure.
We cast away priceless time in dreams, born of imagination, fed upon illusion, and put to death by reality.
I dreamed I was a butterfly, flitting around in the sky; then I awoke. Now I wonder: Am I a man who dreamt of being a butterfly, or am I a butterfly dreaming that I am a man?
In dreams begin responsibilities.
I am not Padma Shri Manoj Bajpayee. I am Manoj Bajpayee, an outsider who saw dreams and stayed on the fringes of Mumbai and worked day and night to get work.
A couple of years ago I decided that my dream is to dance with J.Lo. She was on top of my dreamboard and I’ve talked about her in almost every interview I’ve done, whenever they ask what my biggest dreams are.
I envy people with dreams and passions, but I don’t think that way. I still don’t have a ‘bliss’ to follow. For people like me – I suspect that’s most people – holding out for a ‘dream’ or a ‘passion’ is paralyzing. I just like having work I enjoy that feels meaningful. That’s hard enough… but it’s enough.
When I seen myself on TV, it made me realize, ‘You’re doing what you really wanted to do. You’re living out your dreams.’
Ocean is more ancient than the mountains, and freighted with the memories and the dreams of Time.
H. P. Lovecraft
Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly.
I would have dreams all the time about me playing in the NFL. Every day I woke up, I said to myself, you know, I’m going to work hard, you know, this day to get to that next level.
American musicals are, for the most part, about boys, or boyish pursuits and aspirations – the fantasy of freedom and resolve – and those dreams have little to do with the reality of most black women’s lives.
The dreams of the 1960s began to disappear in the 1970s. The economy collapsed, and so did the optimism of the Metabolists.
When we started Aftermath, we had something like 20 artists, and it was driving me crazy. I couldn’t sit down and focus on any of it. Plus, it was doubly hard because you ended up crushing these people’s dreams when you had to let them go.
I’m happy, I’m healthy, I am not looking backwards – I’m only heading towards some kind of dreams of mine and living my dreams.
For me, the sketching of dresses was about fantasy and dreams. In my little room at home, I felt that I was somewhere else. In Paris, for instance.
From a very young age, I would fall off the bed and wake up on the floor because of dreams. I have a memory from the age of four in which I felt God.
I am quite a dreamer. I think we all are dreamers. We all don’t like to live a practical life all the time. There is a thin line between our hopes and dreams.
I’m living out my dreams every day.
Bozoma Saint John
Dreams are illustrations from the book your soul is writing about you.
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.
Aren’t we all dreamers? It’s only because man dreamt of flying that we are travelling in planes. Behind all inventions, we see the dreams of people.
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.
Follow your dreams and use your natural-born talents and skills to make this a better world for tomorrow.
Education is at the heart of achieving your dreams.
You know, Willie Wonka said it best: we are the makers of dreams, the dreamers of dreams.
I still have dreams about CBGB’s. I still miss the place.
The curse of the romantic is a greed for dreams, an intensity of expectation that, in the end, diminishes the reality.
Genius is an African who dreams up snow.
Only in our dreams are we free. The rest of the time we need wages.
Dreams do come true.
All men of action are dreamers.
Keep God first, chase your dreams, and everything will pay off.
There are a lot of things that are personally uncomfortable to show, especially me without makeup and completely bloated or crying. But I’ve realized that it’s time for me to show my audience that you don’t have to be perfect to achieve your dreams. Because nobody relates to being perfect.
Women are not in love with me but with the picture of me on the screen. I am merely the canvas on which women paint their dreams.
I remember, when I was young, I had idols who inspired me to go for my dreams, and I just want to give the same back.
Our dreams drench us in sense, and sense steeps us again in dreams.
Amos Bronson Alcott
I have accomplished my childhood dream: to be in show business. Everybody should be so lucky to have their dreams come true. I’ve been truly blessed.
I’d like to be remembered as someone who made a difference in the lives of young people – that I nurtured someone and taught them to pursue their dreams and their careers, to leave a legacy.
Andre Leon Talley
Man, alone, has the power to transform his thoughts into physical reality; man, alone, can dream and make his dreams come true.
To be here today is just beyond my wildest dreams.
I’ve always loved watching movies and pageants. As I grew up, my dreams turned into goals and I started working towards that direction. I took one step at a time and luckily, things worked out in my favour.
When a child, my dreams rode on your wishes, I was your son, high on your horse, My mind a top whipped by the lashes Of your rhetoric, windy of course.
Field of Dreams is probably our generation’s It’s A Wonderful Life.
We dream of having a clean house – but who dreams of actually doing the cleaning? We don’t have to dream about doing the work, because doing the work is always within our grasp; the dream, in this sense, is to attain the goal without the work.
Anyone who has lost track of time when using a computer knows the propensity to dream, the urge to make dreams come true and the tendency to miss lunch.
Just like in rugby, the pinnacle was playing for the All Blacks. That was always a massive thing. But you never speak it outwardly because it can sound stupid. But if you don’t have massive dreams, you might as well stay in bed.
Sonny Bill Williams
I am a walking piece of art every day, with my dreams and my ambitions forward at all times in an effort to inspire my fans to lead their life in that way.
I think dreams can come true, but not necessarily like fairy-tales. It’s not always so perfect like that.
All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.
I stand for freedom of expression, doing what you believe in, and going after your dreams.
I didn’t want to escape my life and become a big actress and live my dreams. That was never the way it was; it was just these amazing opportunities that happened.
The idea of having dreams that don’t come true is really terrifying.
Dreams can become a reality when we possess a vision that is characterized by the willingness to work hard, a desire for excellence, and a belief in our right and our responsiblity to be equal members of society.
There’s a lot of blood, sweat, and guts between dreams and success.
One of the dreams of Zionism was to be a bridge. Instead, we are creating exclusion between the East and the West instead of creating bridges; we are contributing to the conflict between East and West by our stupid desire to have more.
A. B. Yehoshua
If you have a dream, just lie about it. Lie your way unto your dreams.
Private dreams are the most powerful. You have to dream of success to make it happen, and if you don’t believe in yourself, nobody else will. But that doesn’t mean you have to go around telling everyone about it.
You don’t ever want to go out there and not be the best. You want to be the best cop that you can. Be the best writer you can be. Everybody has their goals. Everybody has their dreams.
I dream of painting and then I paint my dream.
Vincent Van Gogh
Seems like half my anxiety dreams are about airports.
Lois McMaster Bujold
Never think you can’t do something. I definitely never thought I could write a book, and even after I started writing it, I was like, ‘Oh my God, how am I gonna write a book?’ Just set your sights high and reach for the stars. Go live your dreams, and never think you can’t.
Going into the Navy was the best decision I ever made in my life because it completely transformed that scared boy who didn’t have any dreams to someone who started to believe in himself.
Glamour is an imaginative process that creates a specific emotional response: a sharp mixture of projection, longing, admiration, and aspiration. It evokes an audience’s hopes and dreams and makes them seem attainable, all the while maintaining enough distance to sustain the fantasy.
I’d say it’s been my biggest problem all my life… it’s money. It takes a lot of money to make these dreams come true.