237 Inspiring Quotes about Dreaming

Are you looking for inspirational quotes about dreaming? Inspiring Lizard has got you covered! In this article we present the 237 most beautiful dreaming quotes we could find. Let’s get inspired!

Dreaming quotes

An aspirational diet will have you dreaming of success; but it’s the attachment of expectations and tangible goals that feeds the desire, persistence, and fortitude required to make the win.

— Lorii Myers, No Excuses, The Fit Mind-Fit Body Strategy Book

Quit aspiring and dreaming and start being.

— Bryant McGill, Simple Reminders: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life

Waking consciousness is dreaming – but dreaming constrained by external reality

— Oliver Sacks

The whole night I was thinking and dreaming to give you the most beautiful gift and that is my heart.

— Debasish Mridha

Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.

— Victor Hugo

The last time she was up here, she had been… staring up at the sky and dreaming of stars. Now, she looked down and plotted flames.

— Kiersten White, And I Darken

I wake and in those first fuddled moments forget you’re not here. I must have been dreaming about you – a tense, erotic dream. I reach out in bed to the place your body should be. It’s cold and there is no hollow. Even the bed is forgetting you.

— A.J. Waines, Dark Place to Hide

In this world of dreams, drifting off still more; and once again speaking and dreaming of dreams. Just let it be.

— Ryōkan

The greater part of our lives is spent in dreaming over the morrow and when it comes it too is consumed in the anticipation of a brighter morrow and so the cheat is prolonged even to the grave.

— Mark Rutherford

Everyone must dream. We dream to give ourselves hope. To stop dreaming – well, that’s like saying you can never change your fate. Isn’t that true?

— Amy Tan, The Hundred Secret Senses

Do not stop dreaming because dreams are not real.

— Debasish Mridha

I had a dream about you, and in the dream you were dreaming of me. We were meant for each other subconsciously.

— Rodney Jenkins, Dreaming is for lovers

That’s the value of the artist… Even when they aren’t aware, they’re dreaming our dreams for us.

— Tom Robbins, Tibetan Peach Pie: A True Account of an Imaginative Life

We waste this life dreaming of another.

— Marty Rubin

Maybe that’s what makes it so hard. When you spend years thinking and dreaming about someone and have them fall back into your life? Sounds like fate to me.

— Codi Gary, Good Girls Don’t Date Rock Stars

Take time daily to reflect on how much you have. It may not be all that you want but remember someone somewhere is dreaming of what you own.

— Germany Kent

Your dreaming self seeks to tell you something your waking ears will not hear

— Jacqueline Carey, Kushiel’s Chosen

LatelyI’ve been dreaming about youAbout usSharing our secretsTalking, even if we arguedKept talking, till we sleptMaybe I woke upOn the wrong side of bedMaybe I thought about youJust a little too much

— Irum Zahra, Psychaotic: See The World In Red And Black

Let us have no guiltLeft to wasteFor dreaming still.

— Scott Hastie

Let us keep on dreaming and instead of saying “I wish” and waiting for it to happen, have the courage to say “I will” and make it come true.

— Kcat Yarza, KCAT CAN: I have a pen that writes

I would almost rather we had died that day than to have found ourselves here, lost somewhere between the dreaming and the coming true.

— Robert Benson

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?

— Zhuangzi

These tears I’m wailing, I spill not without reason.Remove them, my dearest love.Take me to the place I’ve been dreaming of, where the grotesquely lonely meet the grotesquely lonelyand they whisper, just very softly, Please be mine, Dearest Love.

— Morrissey

I did it, … I talked to Stephen King in a dream… not once but twice in two dreams. – As far from here I can tell you it’s awesome… I did it… I jerkoff on a dream… dreaming that I’m jerking off…. I did it… I fucked a girl in a dream!

— Deyth Banger

The test of real and vigorous thinking, the thinking which ascertains truths instead of dreaming dreams, is successful application to practice.

— John Stuart Mill, Considerations on Representative Government

Do not waste time dreaming of great faraway opportunities do the best you can where you are. Open your petals of power and beauty and fling out the fragrance of your life in the place that has been assigned to you.

— Orison Swett Marden

To dream only of what is ‘possible’ is to be fooled into believing that one is dreaming in the first place.

— Craig D. Lounsbrough

I’m not dreaming this, am I?” he asked.Dehvi lifted an eyebrow. “There’s only one way to know for sure, ” he said.What’s that?”Go piss in the woods. If you feel wet and warm afterward, wake up.

— Brent Weeks, Beyond the Shadows

Some people are like that – always searching fro something better, never satisfied., Makes you wonder if they ever get a good night’s sleep. They must toss and turn, dreaming about a softer mattress or a plumper pillow.

— Farahad Zama, The Many Conditions of Love

Lonesome. Lonesome. I know what it means. Here all by my lonesome, dreaming empty dreams. Weary. Weary at the close of day, wondering if tomorrow brings me joy or sorrow.

— Leon Redbone

In a reality known as the garden of beautiful eden, Adam is dreaming about his sinful children on earth.He is struggling to wake up from a terrible nightmare.

— Toba Beta

Let go and go beyond living the dream, by dreaming the reality, into a reality beyond the dream.

— Tom Althouse, The Frowny Face Cow

The soil under the grass is dreaming of a young forest, and under the pavement the soil is dreaming of grass.

— Wendell Berry, Given

They constantly try to escapeFrom the darkness outside and withinBy dreaming of systems so perfect that no one will need to be good.But the man that is shall shadowThe man that pretends to be.

— T.S. Eliot, The Rock

Dreaming is good but dreaming without action makes you a dreamer. Stop dreaming and start acting. That is the only way to take your mental picture to a reality series that can lead to a successful venture.

— Oscar Bimpong

to be still in the darkness to celebrate the lack of lightto see beauty where the patterns are stern gray austere still lifesthis is the quest for those who slumber beneath the dreaming treewaiting, waiting, waiting for signs of spring

— Becca Horne, Seasons of a Southern Moon: Poems & Ponderings

Take time daily to reflect on how much you have. It may not be all that you want but remember someone somewhere is dreaming to have what you have.

— Germany Kent

Sometimes dreaming is opening your eyes and looking at the world around you.

— Auliq-Ice

Develop the daily habit of visualisation and dreaming by consciously seeing a better and brighter future through your mind’s eye.

— Mensah Oteh

Okay, so he wasn’t dreaming anymore, but did this fall into same song second verse? He would just have to play this out and see what happened.

— Kindle Alexander

. . . finally, I couldn’t imagine how I could live without books, and I stopped dreaming about marrying that Chinese prince. . . .

— Fyodor Dostoyevsky, White Nights

Keep dreaming is good sometimes- but don’t dreaming too much cause its gonna make you stop dreaming suddenly

— Dandelion Lover

Take a limitation and turn it into an opportunity. Take an opportunity and turn it into an adventure by dreaming BIG!

— Jo Franz

Many people find bald, unvarnished truths so disturbing, they prefer to ram their heads in the sand and start dreaming at the first sign of scientific reality.

— Charlie Brooker

There are no such words like “over-dreaming” or dreaming without “biometric verification”. You can dream over and over again! You don’t need a certificate to dream big!

— Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

Never stop dreaming or reading.

— A.B. Shepherd

It’s hard to think of such things when you are busy dreaming or loving or screwing. The context falls away.

— David Levithan, Two Boys Kissing

The log on the fire: is it dreaming of the forest?

— Marty Rubin

Dead my old fine hopesAnd dry my dreaming but still…Iris, blue each spring

— Bashō Matsuo, Japanese Haiku

I’m almost convinced that I’m never awake. I’m not sure if I’m not in fact dreaming when I live, and living when I dream, or if dreaming and living are for me intersected, intermingled things that together form my conscious self.

— Fernando Pessoa, The Book of Disquiet

I thought I was dreaming and I dreamed.

— Марко Соколовић

Survival starts by paying attention to what is close at hand and immediate. To look out with idle hope is tantamount to dreaming one’s life away.

— Yann Martel, Life of Pi

If they aren’t laughing at your goals, you are not dreaming big enough.

— Sravani Saha Nakhro

I’m dreaming of sleeping next to you and feeling like a lost little boy in a brand new town I’m counting my sheep and each one that passes is another dream to ashes And they all fall down.- Sleeping to Dream

— Jason Mraz

The conjunction of ruling and dreaming generates tyranny.

— Michael Oakeshott

Always make sure to write down whatever you can remember dreaming about. Dreams are just dormant ideas. It’s up to you how you use them.

— B.A. Gabrielle

As long as the constitution of my country is not amended to cut down the sizes of the dreams of its citizens, I have the freedom to dream extra largest dreams. I am even dreaming over-size dreams now.

— Israelmore Ayivor

Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.

— Edgar Allan Poe

Angus was courting me with lines that stabbed deep in lonely, barren places. Like an unfair conqueror, he was delivering his words with an accent that had me dreaming of castles and lochs, and strong thighs under a rough kilt.

— Cheryl R Cowtan, Girl Desecrated: The Fergus She 1984

We have to imagine our dreams becoming reality. We must keep pursuing them and reaching beyond for future achievements. We never stop dreaming as long as we imagine.

— Ellen J. Barrier

I am going to love you now, slow and sweet, but when you come, I’m going to f*** you the way I need to. The way I’ve been dreaming about since the moment I saw you.

— Karen Marie Moning, The Dark Highlander

She moves like beauty, she whispers to us of wind and forest—and she tells us stories, such stories that we wake in the night, dreaming dreams of a life long past. she reminds us of what we used to be.She reminds us of what we could be.

— Meagan Spooner, Hunted

We always know when we are awake that we cannot be dreaming even though when actually dreaming we feel all this may be real.

— Ruth Rendell, One Across, Two Down

To give up dreaming is to betray yourself!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

Kept dreaming of this spot she had on her neck, this tiny country. I wanted to visit, to paint a picture of what I found there, a wall with a road map of her skin.

— Cath Crowley, Graffiti Moon

Naive keeps on dreaming of heaven on earth, ignoring the truth that even heavens are at war.

— Toba Beta, My Ancestor Was an Ancient Astronaut

at night i loved her at night i waited under the tarp at night i watched her looking up at the stars dreaming of a better time to watch me

— A.P. Sweet, The Abattoir of Silence

I’ve been sleeping with the night light unpluggedWith a note on the rocking chairIt says I’m dreaming of the life I once lovedSo wake me if you’re out there

— Owl City

Death is a part of Life, they are dancing together the dance of infinity in front of the gates of Time. We can live our dreams as we are dreaming our future. Time is the Endless Consciousness

— Grigoris Deoudis

. . . I suppose one starts out, as a child, being romantic and dreaming of adventure. Poetic. Then reality comes along, and with it, a whole lot of prose.

— Roberta Pearce, A Bird Without Wings

Having a dream, living that dream, losing that dream, dreaming again and then having that dream come true again is one of the greatest feelings ever because I`m stronger.

— Aaron Carter

When I see these young girls who are dreaming the dream that I’m living, it’s very very exciting and it puts a big smile on my face.

— Sue Wicks

Each night, I close my eyes and dream. In the morning, I open my eyes again, but the dreaming doesn’t stop.

— Christy Hall, The Little Silkworm

I roused myself from the book which I was dreaming over rather than reading, and left my chambers to meet the cool night air in the suburbs.

— Wilkie Collins, The Woman in White

A bed is a place where so much of life is played out – births and deaths and passions and dreaming – all the most fundamental moments of our fragile human existence.

— Tracy Rees, Amy Snow

And it only hurts when I’m breathing My heart only breaks when it’s beating My dreams only die when I’m dreaming So, I hold my breath–to forget

— Shania Twain, Shania Twain – Up!

Worthless is life just dreaming but not working, ” -Taleeb

— Taleeb

Reaching your potential is not simply about dreaming or being idealistic, It is a process that involve specific actions, exercises, discipline and hard work. It is challenging, rewarding and unending.

— Robert S. Kaplan, What You’re Really Meant To Do: A Road Map for Reaching Your Unique Potential

Living in dreams of yesterday, we find ourselves still dreaming of impossible future conquest…

— Charles A. Lindbergh

The you that you think of as you (and that thinks of you as you, and so on) is not you, it’s just the character that the underlying truth of you is dreaming into existence. Enlightenment isn’t in the character, it’s in the underlying truth.

— Jed McKenna

You’re supposed to pinch yourself – not the one you’re dreaming about.

— Nicki Elson, Three Daves

I feel something familiar about this place. This house…” I dragged out a hand and gestured towards it with my thumb. “I dream about it. I’ve been dreaming about it for years. Being in it.” I had her attention. “With you.

— Sofia Grey, Obsession

A Chinaman of the T’ang Dynasty—and, by which definition, a philosopher—dreamed he was a butterfly, and from that moment he was never quite sure that he was not a butterfly dreaming it was a Chinese philosopher. Envy him; in his two-fold security.

— Tom Stoppard, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead

There is nothing wrong with dreaming, but there is everything wrong with dreaming without any intention to make the dream a reality.

— Unarine Ramaru

The purpose of life is to live it being self-aware in the eternal now with its infinite versions of us. It is about living our dreams, and not just dreaming about living them one day.

— Raphael Zernoff

For me the experience of writing is really an experience of losing control.… I think it’s very much like dreaming or like surfing. You go out there and wait for a wave, and when it comes it takes you somewhere and you don’t know where it’ll go.

— Margaret Atwood

Leave behind the passive dreaming of a rose-tinted future. The energy of happiness exists in living today with roots sunk firmly in reality’s soil.

— Daisaku Ikeda

Above and behind them the Dipper turned on its great handle as if to pour night itself out onto the dreaming continent and each of its seven stars gleamed from between the fitful clouds.

— Paulette Jiles, News of the World

In life you’ll face difficulties that postpone some of your dreams. Regardless, life goes fast by reminding us youth is finite and old age is stable. So you mustn’t stop dreaming and running while your strength is yet tough.

— Darmie O-Lujon

Remember always where the dreaming ends and the being begins. Draw a line for everything you care about and then step over it.

— Tag Cavello, Double Dutch and Other Stories

The first-born in every family is always dreaming for an imaginary older brother or sister who will look out for them.

— Bill Cosby

Now I’m awake and you’re here. Now I’m dreaming and you’re here. Now I have nothing but days. Never nights.

— pleasefindthis

You are very much lovable, that even dreaming you every night is not repeated.

— M.F. Moonzajer, A moment with God ; Poetry

Do not waste time dreaming of great faraway opportunities do the best you can where you are. Open your petals of power and beauty and fling out the fragrance of your life in the place that has been assigned to you.

— Orison Swett Marden

Keep dreaming big. You have a great glorious future.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

gimme thousands of choices of joy and glory. gimme dreaming promises that lift up my intention.I won’t take one of them at all cos I’ve chosen my own and it’s you

— neo wasiman

Was it only by dreaming or writing that I could find out what I thought?

— Joan Didion

Never get tired of dreaming no matter how failed you got. the more you fails the more it gets you wiser the more you will achieve what you’re hoping for …… Be positive

— rahul kushwaha

I lived for so long without you, only dreaming of the concept of you. And, now that I know you, I can’t imagine going back there… to a me that didn’t know your name.

— Liz Newman, Hope Between Heartbeats

I thought that there could be no revolt against nature. I accepted the landscape without dreaming that, behind, there still prowled large skeletons without fur. With just one sign, I thought I was able to make them rise up outside their refuges…

— Roger Vitrac

And yet we knew, for a certainty, that when first emissaries of Earth went walking among the planets, Earth’s other sons would be dreaming not about such expeditions but about a piece of bread.

— Stanisław Lem, His Master’s Voice

I used to spend a lot of time dreaming and writing poetry.

— Mohit Chauhan

When you got no future, Billy, you got no past – no dreaming to guide you into the future. Gotta have your dreaming of you get lost…

— Gary Taaffe, Four Small Stones

Let us bring peace to the world by dreaming of peace.

— Debasish Mridha

Drunk forever dreaming you with or without you

— M.F. Moonzajer, A moment with God ; Poetry

While others were dreaming about it – I was getting it done.

— Nathan W. Morris

True lovers spend half of their life dreaming to get their beloved and half with nightmares losing them.

— M.F. Moonzajer

The virtuous man contents himself with dreaming that which the wicked man does in actual life.

— Sigmund Freud, The Interpretation of Dreams

We should never discourage young people from dreaming dreams.

— Lenny Wilkens

In my fool hardy youth, when my friends were dreaming of heroic deeds in the realms of engineering and law, finance and national politics, I dreamt of becoming a librarian.

— Alberto Manguel, The Library at Night

Approaching the state of Delaware, the dreamer is a small dog, dreaming impatiently of a past life, long forgotten, when he sailed tall ships across uncharted. The salt spray of the ocean stings my face.

— Neil Gaiman, Preludes & Nocturnes

People dreaming , economists steals their dreams and politicians kills it

— Mohammed Sekouty

One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today.

— Dale Carnegie

I walk across the dreaming sands under the pale moon: through the dreams of countries and cities, past dreams of places long gone and times beyond recall.

— Neil Gaiman, Brief Lives

I’ve been here before, dreaming myselfbackwards, among grappling hooks of light.True to the seasons, I’ve lived every wordspoken. Did I walk into someone’s nightmare?

— Yusef Komunyakaa

Most of us spend all our working life dreaming of doing nothing, then when we end up doing nothing, we long for something. When we have neither longing, I think that is what they call living for the moment.

— Robert Black, The Control Sickness

I loved you before I even knew the name for it. Everyday I’d sit beside you, inhaling your scent, looking at your beautiful face. Every night, dreaming about you. You eclipsed everything else. It was you. Always you.

— Heather Anastasiu, Glitch

The concept of dreaming is known to the waking mind but to the dreamer there is no waking, no real world, no sanity; there is only the screaming bedlam of sleep.

— Stephen King, Rose Madder

At the age of 16 I was already dreaming of having a baby because I felt myself to be an adult, but my mum forbid it. Right now, I feel like a teenager and I want to have fun for one or two more years before starting a family.

— Milla Jovovich

Jim knew that he was awake and asleep at the same time, dreaming of the war and yet dreamed of by the war.

— J.G. Ballard, Empire of the Sun

I remember a friend many years ago who had taped a sign to his refrigerator: There’s a dream dreaming us. If you try to think about what that means it makes your mind silly, but that silliness is good.

— Natalie Goldberg, Wild Mind: Living the Writer’s Life

Writers who copy or plagiarise others are dreaming in another man’s sleep.

— Fennel Hudson, A Meaningful Life – Fennel’s Journal – No. 1

What you are seeing and hearing right now is nothing but a dream. You are dreaming right now in this moment. You are dreaming with the brain awake.

— Miguel Ruiz

Between living and dreaming there is a third thing. Guess it.

— Antonio Machado

But that is what life is all about, he said. “It is about dreaming and making those dreams come true with effort and determination – and love.

— Mary Balogh, Simply Perfect

Life is but a momentary glimpse of the wonder of this astounding universe, and it is sad to see so many dreaming it away on spiritual fantasy.

— Carl Sagan

When you start dreaming, you become just a body because your mind is now somewhere else! A dreaming person is just a mindless body!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

What came to me later in those dark, dreaming hours put paid to that though and as always my mind led me treacherously back to the bleak and inescapable truth. There was no cure for what one had seen or done.

— Hannah Blatchford

Smartass Disciple: Master, how do I know that I am not dreaming right now ?Master of Stupidity: You don’t. Only those who see you’re dreaming can tell it.

— Toba Beta, Master of Stupidity

Me: I am very busy now. Can you please excuse me for few minutes?She: Oh ok. But why are you sweating all over your body?Me: I am very busy, that is why. I am dreaming extra-large dreams.

— Israelmore Ayivor

if you just go on dreaming then it stays a dream and becomes stale and dead. But first to dream and then to do isn’t that the way to make a dream come true

— Meindert DeJong

If you keep on saying a single thing to yourself, you are likely to attract it to yourself, dreaming it always, then in a twinkle of an eye, it comes to you.

— Michael Bassey Johnson

That a day spent with dreaming and sunsets and refreshing breezes cannot be bettered.

— Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook

Sometimes thinking isn’t thinking, it’s dreaming with eyes wide open.

— Goitsemang Mvula

Dare to dream again.For dreaming is the language of your soul, And nothing your soul truly desires could ever be wrong or impossible.

— Jacob Nordby

Only the dreamer shall understand realities, though in truth his dreaming must be not out of proportion to his waking.

— Margaret Fuller

What’s the difference in wanting someone you don’t like to vanish and dreaming about a world in which they don’t exist? They’re just two ways of saying the same thing.

— Fuyumi Ono, 魔性の子 [Mashō no Ko]

Take everything easy and quit dreaming and brooding and you will be well guarded from a thousand evils.

— Amy Lowell

Anyone who is dreaming of a beautiful future is living in a wonderful world.

— Debasish Mridha

It’s late and most of the clerks are at home in their beds, dreaming of swimming in pools filled with real money.

— Carla H. Krueger, From the Horse’s Mouth

Tho’ you’re tired and weary, still journey on, Till you come to your happy abode, Where all the love you’ve been dreaming of, Will be there at the end of the road.

— Harry Lauder, Between You and Me

Because it’s worth dreaming and expecting the best from you and others, because once you fulfill your dreams you can make other people happy as well.

— Ana Claudia Antunes, A-Z of Happiness: Tips for Living and Breaking Through the Chain that Separates You from Getting That Dream Job

When dreaming is better than reality we’re livingWhat’s the sense of waking up in a nightmare?

— Joshua Natad

When other girls were dreaming about love, she dreamt of love too, but in an entirely different context – the ones they took for granted.

— Donna Lynn Hope

There is nothing better, than sleeping and dreaming beside you —It’s like having a dream within a dream.

— Timothy Joshua

Life is but a momentary glimpse of the wonder of this astonishing universe, and it is sad to see so many dreaming it away on spiritual fantasy.

— Andy Mulcahy

A ‘dreamer’ is one possesses the gift of dreaming by day. Sure, many dream at night, but don’t also small babies and animals dream at night? To dream by day and dream aloud: Is this not the reward for all the troubles we humans must face?

— Roman Payne, Europa: Limited Time Edition

Perhaps that is what I like about these moments of leisurely insight, that come while lying comfortably in the beautiful in-between state of sleeping and waking, dreaming and doing, in which anything is possible and everything is lovely.

— Kayla Severson, Nature’s 1st Gem Is Green

Somewhere in Rwanda, a rural farmer is dreaming of providing an education for her children. Not just high school, but maybe even a university degree. Such a dream used to seem out of reach.

— Sylvia Mathews Burwell

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.

— Zhuangzi

Writing is dreaming for me, and I can dream most anywhere.

— Tyrone Jaeger

In response to those who say to stop dreaming and face reality, I say keep dreaming and make reality.

— Kristian Kan

I have tried to let you go and I cannot. I cannot stop thinking of you. I cannot stop dreaming about you.

— Erin Morgenstern, The Night Circus

Living in dreams of yesterday, we find ourselves still dreaming of impossible future conquests.

— Charles Lindbergh

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.

— Robert Smith

Somewhere along the way, Capitalism reduced the idea of justice to mean just “human rights, ” and the idea of dreaming of equality became blasphemous. We are not fighting to tinker with reforming a system that needs to be replaced.

— Arundhati Roy

It seems that I have been held in some dreaming stateA tourist in the waking world world, never quite awake.No kiss, no gentle word could wake me from this slumber, Until I realised that it was you who held me under.

— Florence + the Machine

We dream to give ourselves hope. To stop dreaming – well, that’s like saying you can never change your fate.

— Amy Tan, The Hundred Secret Senses

Lulled by stupefying illusions, the world is asleep in the cradle of infancy, dreaming away the hours.

— Mary Baker Eddy, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures

Small dreams will not take you to the moon. So think big and start dreaming big soon.

— Debasish Mridha

All of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today.

— Dale Carnegie

When I was growing up, you didn’t know there was a women’s national team. Now girls grow up dreaming of playing for Canada.

— Christine Sinclair

I think people are dreaming big because they have the tools to dream big. I hope that people are dreaming big because it makes them feel good about their lives.

— Peter Diamandis

Know that dreaming is a waste of sleeping time and energy if you don’t wake up to achieve them.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Shaping the dream

One never sleepwalks through grizzlyland, dreaming of other places to be.

— William Stolzenburg, Where the Wild Things Were: Life, Death, and Ecological Wreckage in a Land of Vanishing Predators

Summer is the time for dreaming, and then you have to stop. But some people go on dreaming all their lives, and cannot change.

— Knut Hamsun

i just stopped from dreaming and woke up, just like a dream to be loved back is just a dream you have to accept, it was just glimpse of hopes you wanna take it to reality, nothing more, nothing less

— Jinnul Jr.

I am dreaming of entrepreneurs who earn by giving.

— Alin Sav

I am dreaming of leaders who lead by serving.

— Alin Sav

You’ve been dreaming lies again, Susana.

— Juan Rulfo, Pedro Páramo

You have been complaining so long about your labour pains. It’s time to show us your baby! What at all have you been dreaming about that long? Let’s see it and give it a name!

— Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

Forget dice rolling or boxes of chocolates as metaphors for life. Think of yourself as a dreaming robot on autopilot, and you’ll be much closer to the truth.

— Albert-László Barabási, Bursts: The Hidden Pattern Behind Everything We Do

It’s time to stop dreaming about who you want your son to be and help him become the healthy, happy, and successful man he’s supposed to be.

— Clayton Lessor MA, LPC

When you punish a person for dreaming his dreamDon’t expect him to thank or forgive you.

— John Darnielle

Whatever you are dreaming of to create wait not for other people doing it for you.Give breath in your dreams, your creations.Become the Creator in your small or greater dreams!

— Katerina Kostaki, The Angels Planet

I’m dreaming of a month of Sundays.

— Steven Herrick

The revelations received while dreaming usually will cause a man to begin to meditate

— Sunday Adelaja

Lajwanti made the cardinal mistake of trying to cross the dividing line that separates the existence of the rich from that of the poor. She made the fatal error of dreaming beyond her means. The bigger the dream, the bigger the disappointment.

— Vikas Swarup, Q & A

Reading is dreaming with eyes wide open

— Unknown

He should have had more faith in himself rather than give in to his weaker qualities, in particular his overeagerness to please and aversion to conflict and a lifelong infatuation with hope, which had him dreaming more than doing

— Chang-rae Lee, On Such a Full Sea

One of the tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon – instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today.

— Dale Carnegie

God doesn’t want us to merely sit around dreaming about things we can do and be. That’s a good place to start, but a poor place to stop. God wants us to turn our dreams into action.

— Victoria Osteen

We ask our brain to stop worrying, stop obsessing, stop dreaming the same scary dreams again and again. But our brain rarely takes requests.

— Dan Poblocki, The Ghost of Graylock

I used to think as I looked out on the Hollywood night — there must be thousands of girls sitting alone like me, dreaming of becoming a movie star. But I’m not going to worry about them. I’m dreaming the hardest.

— Marilyn Monroe

Reading is dreaming with open eyes

— YoYo

I could hardly get to sleep for dreaming of revenge.

— Ralph Ellison, Invisible Man

But my dreaming self refuses to be consoled. It continues to wander, aimless, homeless, alone. It cannot be convinced of its safety by any evidence drawn from my waking life.

— Margaret Atwood

I was either still dreaming or I had entered an alternate reality where I was a flippin’ insane person. I doubted I had entered an alternate reality and a quick slap to my own face proved I wasn’t still dreaming. -Sage Hannigan, Contingency

— P.S. Martinez

I used to love Kapil Dev and, like any schoolboy, wanted to become a cricketer till I started dreaming of making movies.

— Imtiaz Ali

She slept deeply, but as usual, she did not dream. It had been months; none of them was dreaming anymore. [p. 227]

— Anne Lamott, Imperfect Birds

I’ve wished for things and never really had the chance…It’s time to stop dreaming and do something about it. You’ve got to know what you want, then…go.

— Deb Caletti, The Six Rules of Maybe

You are not a human being, but you are a thinking and dreaming machine.

— Debasish Mridha

If they couldn’t stopped you from dreaming it, they can neither stop you from living it. DREAM, BELIEVE AND LIVE it.

— Antwi Isaac – BORN2WIN.

[His eyes are] Atlantic Ocean blue, just like he’d said. It’s strange because of course I’d known that. But the difference between knowing it and seeing them in person is the difference between dreaming of flying and flight.

— Nicola Yoon, Everything, Everything

Dreams are not just goals to lead us to something better. Dreams also help us become better..today.Dreaming a new dream can simply be dreaming of a better you.

— Machel Shull, HAPPY SOUL: 10 Steps to Happiness

Californians are blessed with the remarkable leadership of Gov. Jerry Brown, who… has led our state to firm fiscal footing and brought us to the enviable position of dreaming – and achieving – big dreams again.

— Gavin Newsom

And then, just at that moment, when I’m no longer sure if I’m dreaming or awake or walking some valley in between where everything you wish for comes true, I feel the flutter of his lips on mine.

— Lauren Oliver, Before I Fall

He seemed to have established in his mind an affinity between the two great passions of his life – pale ale and revolution – and assuredly he could not taste the one without dreaming of the other.

— Guy de Maupassant, Boule de suif

As he floated more and more deeply toward sleep, the scent of her body and hair was redolent throught his senses, until he was dreaming of breathing her skin.

— Frank Lee

I keep dreaming of a future, a future with a long and healthy life, not lived in the shadow of cancer but in the light.

— Patrick Swayze

Keep dreaming because your dream will be the message that brings change to the others.

— Euginia Herlihy

I don’t dream at night, I dream at day, I dream all day; I’m dreaming for living.

— Steven Spielberg

First you have nothing, and then, astonishingly, after ripping out your brain and your heart and betraying your friends and ex-lovers and dreaming like a zombie over the page till you can’t see or hear or smell or taste, you have something.

— T.C. Boyle

I’ll never stop dreaming that one day we can be a real family, together, all of us laughing and talking, loving and understanding, not looking at the past but only to the future.

— LaToya Jackson

I think they built Hollywood on the West Coast because they were always dreaming of a New World. When they arrived here, the only way to keep dreaming was to make movies. Film was the fourth dimension.

— Denis Villeneuve

If you are going to dream then dream big, why spend time dreaming small?

— Tiffany Sunday, Dyslexia’s Competitive Edge: Business and Leadership Insights and Strategies for Dyslexic Entrepreneurs, Business Owners, and Professionals

The historical background is one of the easier aspects of writing a novel. Far more difficult is dreaming up the smaller, character-based scenes, scenes that rise entirely from one’s own imagination.

— Ethan Canin

I’m not singing for the future I’m not dreaming of the past I’m not talking of the fist time I never think about the last

— Shane MacGowan

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.

— Florence King

Is that actually you or am I dreaming again?

— Ella Fox, Broken Hart

She is always pretending she loves me, but look at her now. Am I in her thoughts? Is there a tender look in her eyes? Is she dreaming of me as she walks along the streets?

— Sherwood Anderson, Death in the Woods and Other Stories

Sometimes the ‘day’ you’re dreaming for never comes. Take control of your future and start now.

— Auliq Ice

We were fighting about nothing important while dreaming of the same things.

— Boy George, Take It Like A Man: The Autobiography Of Boy George

…nowadays, everyone seemed to be dreaming of absolutely everything. Traveling and loving and having a fantastic career and a happy family, all while being thin, beautiful, popular, and in touch with their spiritual side.

— Katarina Bivald, The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend

Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming that I am persecuted whenever I am contradicted.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson, Emerson in His Journals

When we are dreaming alone it is only a dream. When we are dreaming with others, it is the beginning of reality.

— Hélder Câmara

He wouldn’t let his servants change the sheets on his bed because they still smelled like her, because he went to sleep dreaming that she was still lying beside him.

— Sarah J. Maas, Crown of Midnight

In all these sights I achieve solace only in bringing forth trees, picturing them blooming like smoke from the roofs of gutted buildings, dreaming of what a fine and picturesque pile of rubble this city will someday make.

— Tod Wodicka, All Shall Be Well; And All Shall Be Well; And All Manner of Things Shall Be Well

I am telling you that I am very grateful and am so proud of you for being a symbolic generation that is calling for change to the better, that is dreaming for a better future, and is making the future.

— Hosni Mubarak

…he didn’t know if he was Chuang Tzu who dreamed he was a butterfly, or a butterfly dreaming he was Chuang Tzu.

— Inio Asano, Nijigahara Holograph

He who has the audacity to stop you from dreaming is he who had given you the imaginations to think, but not those who watch you as you explore the dreams!

— Israelmore Ayivor

I’m fed up to the ears with old men dreaming up wars for young men to die in.

— George S. McGovern

I agree that dreaming in not a crime, so I can dream as big as I can.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Shaping the dream

Always dream big because once you stop dreaming you stop living.

— Alcurtis Turner

Let stuff simply unfold, for once in your life, without spinning all those hopeful romantic fantasies. The less time you spend dreaming up a world of happily ever after, the more time you’ll have to actually live — no evers or afters required.

— Abby McDonald, Getting Over Garrett Delaney

Think of money as energy like you would love and then the belief in the universe will provide all you have been dreaming of.

— Nikki Rowe

A man must dream a long time in order to act with grandeur, and dreaming is nursed in darkness.

— Jean Genet

Pages burnt, memories buried, I wakeor think I’m awake. Or dreaming still?

— Yong Shu Hoong, lost bodies: poems between portugal and home

I drank in his smell, I’d missed him so much more than I’d realised. Despite dreaming of him every night, besides my secret habit of writing Honour Hussain in curled scripts on every scrap piece of paper, I surprised myself by how much I needed him.

— Ruth Ahmed, When Ali Met Honour

That’s what keeps me going: dreaming, inventing, then hoping and dreaming some more in order to keep dreaming.

— Joseph Barbera

The mind of an artist never sleeps, because dreaming is when they do their best work.

— Mark W. Boyer

True worth is doing each day some little good not dreaming of great things to do by and by.

— Anonymous

Are you okay?”“Well, I’d prefer to be in my own bedroom at home, dreaming of ponies and rainbows, but since I’m stuck here, I guess I’m as good as I can be.

— L.J. Kentowski, Seeker of Fate

Never apologize for who you are and what you do and more especially never apologize for dreaming big even if they don’t come true. Many will criticize you and call you names but hey it’s your life, it’s your dream. Make it happen.

— Bernard Kelvin Clive, EnjoyLife 360 – Simple Secrets to a Happier Fulfilling Life!

Day dreaming is actually research for the next book.

— Val Richards, Hollowed Humusara

I’ve always said that one night, I’m going to find myself in some field somewhere, I’m standing on grass, and it’s raining, and I’m with the person I love, and I know I’m at the very point I’ve been dreaming of getting to.

— Drew Barrymore

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.

— Hugo Pratt