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Dreams Quotations

Guest Author - Danielle Hollister

  1. "First, when everybody tells you that you are being idealistic or impractical, consider the possibility that everybody could be wrong about what is right for you. Look inside yourself the way nobody else can. Will the pursuit of your dream hurt anybody? Do you stand at least a fair chance of success? If you fail, will you be seriously damaged or merely embarrassed? If you succeed, will it change your life for the better? When you can persuade yourself that your dream is worthwhile and achievable--then you say thank you to the doubters and take the plunge How much better to know that we have dared to live our dreams than to live our lives in a lethargy of regret."
    --Gilbert E. Kaplan

  2. "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."
    --Barbara Kingsolver

  3. "The more you can dream, the more you can do."
    --Michael Korda

  4. "It may be those who do most, dream most."
    --Stephen Leacock

  5. "Surely God would not have created such a being as man, with an ability to grasp the infinite, to exist only for a day! No, no, man was made for immortality."
    --Abraham Lincoln

  6. "Living in dreams of yesterday, we find ourselves still dreaming of impossible future conquests."
    --Charles Lindbergh

  7. "There are those, I know, who will reply that the liberation of humanity, the freedom of man and mind, is nothing but a dream. They are right. It is. It is the American Dream."
    -- Archibald MacLeish

  8. "The more a man dreams, the less he believes."
    -- H. L. Mencken

  9. "The permanent temptation of life is to confuse dreams with reality. The permanent defeat of life comes when dreams are surrendered to reality."
    --James Michener

  10. "In order to make your dreams come true, you must awaken and take charge."
    --Natasha Newsome

  11. "The dream was always running ahead of me. To catch up, to live for a moment in unison with it, that was the miracle."
    --Anais Nin

  12. "The smaller the head, the bigger the dream."
    -- Austin O'Malley

  13. "Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things that escape those who dream only at night."
    --Edgar Allan Poe

  14. "The uncommon man is merely the common man thinking and dreaming of success in larger terms and in more fruitful areas."
    --Melvin Powers

  15. "Only in our dreams are we free. The rest of the time we need wages."
    --Terry Pratchett

  16. "A man's dreams are an index to his greatness."
    --Zadoc Rabinowitz

  17. "So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable."
    --Christopher Reeve

  18. "Ask yourself, "How long am I going to work to make my dreams come true?" I suggest you answer, "As long as it takes."
    --Jim Rohn

  19. "The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."
    -- Eleanor Roosevelt

  20. "Dreams are nothing but incoherent ideas, occasioned by partial or imperfect sleep."
    -- Benjamin Rush

  21. "Nothing happens unless first a dream."
    --Carl Sandburg

  22. "The dream is not the destination but the journey."
    --Diane Sawyer

  23. "Self-esteem must be earned! When you dare to dream, dare to follow that dream, dare to suffer through the pain, sacrifice, self-doubts, and friction from the world, you will genuinely impress yourself."
    --Dr. Laura Schlessinger

  24. "Commit yourself to a dream . . . Nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle"--he defeated the fear of trying."
    --Robert H. Schuller

  25. "The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking."
    --Robert H. Schuller

  26. "Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary: impossible."
    --Robert H. Schuller

  27. "You can often measure a person by the size of his dream."
    --Robert H. Schuller

  28. "The mind is the limit. As long as the mind can envision the fact that you can do something, you can do it, as long as you really believe 100 percent."
    --Arnold Schwarzenegger

  29. "In a dream you are never eighty."
    -- Anne Sexton

  30. "You see things and say 'Why?' But I dream things that never were and say 'Why not?'
    -- George Bernard Shaw

  31. "Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning."
    --Gloria Steinem

  32. "Toil, feel, think, hope; you will be sure to dream enough before you die, without arranging for it."
    -- John Sterling

  33. "Take your time, think a lot, Think of everything you've got. For you will still be here tomorrow But your dreams may not."
    --Cat Stevens

  34. "Hope is not a dream but a way of making dreams become reality."
    --L.J. Suenens

  35. "We don't have an eternity to realize our dreams, only the time we are here."
    --Susan Taylor

  36. "Dreams are the touchstones of our character."
    --Henry David Thoreau

  37. "I have learned, that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours."
    --Henry David Thoreau

  38. "In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, they had better aim at something high."
    --Henry David Thoreau

  39. "If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them."
    -- Henry David Thoreau

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

  41. "All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose."
    --Brian Tracy

  42. "Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born."
    --Dale E. Turner

  43. "Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover."
    --Mark Twain

  44. "To dream of the person you'd like to be, is a waste to the person you are."

  45. "The bigger you dream, the higher you go."

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

  47. "If one feels the need of something grand, something infinite, something that makes one feel aware of God, one need not go far to find it. I think that I see something deeper, more infinite, more eternal than the ocean in the expression of the eyes of a little baby when it wakes in the morning and coos or laughs because it sees the sun shining on its cradle."
    --Vincent van Gogh

  48. "Either you let your life slip away by not doing the things you want to do, or you get up and do them."
    --Roger Von Oech

  49. "Life is never easy for those who dream."
    --Robert James Waller

  50. "If you can imagine it, you can achieve it; if you can dream it, you can become it."
    --William Arthur Ward

  51. "There is no straight line to a dream."
    --Jack Welch (aka Neutron Jack)

  52. "Man walks the moon but his soul remains riveted to earth. Once upon a time it was the opposite."
    --Elie Wiesel

  53. "A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world."
    --Oscar Wilde

  54. "We grow great by dreams. All big men are dreamers. They see things in the soft haze of a spring day or in the red fire of a long winter's evening. Some of us let these dreams die, but others nourish and protect them; nurse them through bad days till they bring them to the sunshine and light which comes always to those who hope that their dreams will come true."
    --Woodrow Wilson

  55. "If people never did silly things nothing intelligent would ever get done."
    --Ludwig Wittgenstein

  56. "Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men."
    --Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

  57. "Commitment unlocks the doors of imagination, allows vision, and gives us the "right stuff" to turn our dreams into reality."
    --James Womack

  58. "Look, there are no shortcuts in golf, and there are no shortcuts in life. You have to work for it. Dream big and keep your dreams for yourself. Because the dreams that you have are those things that separate you from others. If you give up your dream, you give up hope. And without hope, you are nothing."
    --Tiger Woods

  59. "For most of us, dreams come true only after they do not matter, Only in childhood do we ever have the chance of making dreams come true when they mean everything."
    --Lois Wyse


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