100 Best Dream Quotes About Life, Love and the Future (uplated 2018)

Life has its ups and downs and most of the time you are just flowing through the motions. You don’t know what you are doing or where the path you have taken will lead you whether in your career or love life. At the end of it all however, you still have dreams that you are chasing and need to be reminded not to give up. We have 100 quotes about life, love and the future that we are sure will give you the confidence you need to keep pushing on until you reach your goals. If you like them share them with someone else and be sure to tell us what you think in the comments section.

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1. “All our dreams can come true. If we have the courage to pursue them.”

– Walt Disney –

1. "All our dreams can come true. If we have the courage to pursue them."
2. “Every morning you have two choices: continue to sleep with your dreams. Or wake up and chase them.”

2. "Every morning you have two choices: continue to sleep with your dreams. Or wake up and chase them."
3. ” I am a daydreamer and a nightthinker.”

2. "Every morning you have two choices: continue to sleep with your dreams. Or wake up and chase them."
4. “Be the person you want to have in your life.”

4. "Be the person you want to have in your life."
5. ” A dream is a wish your heart makes.”

5. " A dream is a wish your heart makes."
6. ” A dream written down with a date becomes a goal. A Goal broken down into steps becomes a plan.”

6. " A dream written down with a date becomes a goal. A Goal broken down into steps becomes a plan."
7. ” Breathing dreams like air.”

– F. Scott Fitzgerald. –

7. " Breathing dreams like air."
8. ” Promise yourself, no matter how it gets, you’ll never give up on your dreams.”

8. " Promise yourself, no matter how it gets, you'll never give up on your dreams."
9. “If you can dream it, you can do it.”

– Walt Disney –

9. "If you can dream it, you can do it."
10. “Believe in your dreams. They were given to you for a reason.”


11. ” Laughter is timeless. Imagination has no age. And Dreams are forever.”


12. ” No matter how your heart is grieving, if you keep on believing, the dreams that you wish will come true.”

– Cinderella –

12. " No matter how your heart is grieving, if you keep on believing, the dreams that you wish will come true."
13. “First, think. Second, believe. Third, dream. And finally, dare.”

13. "First, think. Second, believe. Third, dream. And finally, dare."
14. “Think beyond your lifetime if you want to do something truly great.”

14. "Think beyond your lifetime if you want to do something truly great."
15. “My dream wouldn’t be complete…Without you in it.”

– The Princess and the Frog –

15. "My dream wouldn't be complete...Without you in it."
16. ” I dream, I test my dreams against my beliefs, I take risks, And I execute my vision to make those dreams come true.”

16. " I dream, I test my dreams against my beliefs, I take risks, And I execute my vision to make those dreams come true."
17. “My heart has wings and I can fly. I’ll touch every star in the sky. So this is the miracle I’ve been dreaming of.

17. "My heart has wings and I can fly. I'll touch every star in the sky. So this is the miracle I've been dreaming of.
18. “If you talk about it, it’s a dream, if you envision it, it’s possible, but if you schedule it, it’s real.”

– Tony Robbins –

18. "If you talk about it, it's a dream, if you envision it, it's possible, but if you schedule it, it's real."
19.”My dreams have no limits.”

19."My dreams have no limits."
20. ” The distance between dreams and reality is called action.”

20. " The distance between dreams and reality is called action."
21. “If you don’t build your dream someone will hire you to help build theirs.”

– Tony A. Gaskin JR. –

21. "If you don't build your dream someone will hire you to help build theirs."
22. ” Your mindset is the most important factor in achieving your goals and dreams, Work on it daily. Period.”

22. " Your mindset is the most important factor in achieving your goals and dreams, Work on it daily. Period."
23. ” You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.”

– C.S. Lewis. –

23. " You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream."
24. ” Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.”

24. " Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will."
25. “It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.”

25. "It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting."
26. ” A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.”

– Colin Powell –

26. " A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work."
27. “Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.”

– Harriet Tubman –

28.”What is not started today is never finished tomorrow.”

– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe –

28."What is not started today is never finished tomorrow."
29. “Dream as if you’ll live forever, live as if you’ll die today.”

– James Dean –

29. "Dream as if you’ll live forever, live as if you’ll die today."
30. “Help others to achieve their dreams and you will achieve yours.”

– Les Brown –

30. "Help others to achieve their dreams and you will achieve yours."
31. “It is only when we truly know and understand that we have a limited time on earth – and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up – that we will begin to live each day to the fullest, as if it was the only one we had.”

– Elizabeth Kubler-Ross –

31. "It is only when we truly know and understand that we have a limited time on earth – and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up – that we will begin to live each day to the fullest, as if it was the only one we had."

32. “Remember, God never gives you a dream or a wish without also giving you the power to make your dream or wish come true.”

– Timothy McGaffin –

32. "Remember, God never gives you a dream or a wish without also giving you the power to make your dream or wish come true."
33. “A heart without dreams is like a bird without feathers.”

– Suzy Kassem –

33. "A heart without dreams is like a bird without feathers."
34. “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”

– Eleanor Roosevelt –

34. "The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."
35. “Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than the one with all the facts.”

– H. Jackson Brown Jr.-

35. "Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than the one with all the facts."
36. “Life is composed of lights and shadow, and we would be untruthful, insincere, and saccharine if we tried to pretend there were no shadows.”

36. "Life is composed of lights and shadow, and we would be untruthful, insincere, and saccharine if we tried to pretend there were no shadows."
37. “Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, magic, and power in it.”

37. "Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, magic, and power in it."
38. “Always be dedicated to your work and success will follow you, as this is the only way that makes your dream come true.”

– Amara Abid –

38. "Always be dedicated to your work and success will follow you, as this is the only way that makes your dream come true."
39. “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 –

 39. "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."
40. “Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.”

– Arthur Ashe –

40. "Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can."
41. “People are busy accomplishing their own dreams, so your dreams are left up to you. When you decide – that’s a keyword – to take care of your dreams, things start to happen.”

– David DeNotaris –

41. "People are busy accomplishing their own dreams, so your dreams are left up to you. When you decide - that's a keyword - to take care of your dreams, things start to happen."
42. “There is a difference between a dream and a goal. A dream is a gift you want to be given. A goal is something you work to achieve.”

– Brian Knapp –

42. "There is a difference between a dream and a goal. A dream is a gift you want to be given. A goal is something you work to achieve."
44. “For some of you sitting here tonight, this has been an easy accomplishment, but for others, the road to graduation has been filled with hardships – yet here you all are today. And now, I want you to continue to work hard, follow your heart and follow your dreams.”

44. "For some of you sitting here tonight, this has been an easy accomplishment, but for others, the road to graduation has been filled with hardships - yet here you all are today. And now, I want you to continue to work hard, follow your heart and follow your dreams."
45. “Your habits are the key to creating the life that you’ve seen in only your wildest dreams.”

45. "Your habits are the key to creating the life that you've seen in only your wildest dreams."
46. “Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams.”

– Ashley Smith –

46. "Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams."
47. “Never limit yourself because of others’ limited imagination; never limit others because of your own limited imagination.”

– Mae Jemison –

47. "Never limit yourself because of others’ limited imagination; never limit others because of your own limited imagination."
48. “A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality. ”

– Yoko Ôn –

48. "A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality. "
49. “A dream with no action may be great for happiness in sleep, but torture in wake.”

– Dale Roberts –

49. "A dream with no action may be great for happiness in sleep, but torture in wake."
50. “A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.”

– John Barrymore –

50. "A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams."
51. “Stay focused, go after your dreams and keep moving toward your goals.”

– LL Cool J –

51. "Stay focused, go after your dreams and keep moving toward your goals."
52. “A positive attitude can really make dreams come true – it did for me.”

– David Bailey –

52. "A positive attitude can really make dreams come true - it did for me."
53. “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.”

– Jesse Owens –

53. "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."
54. “Living the dream is simply a form of living out your passion, of making that passion gradually, through persistence and effort, a central part of your life.”

54. "Living the dream is simply a form of living out your passion, of making that passion gradually, through persistence and effort, a central part of your life."
55. “Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.”

– Norman Vincent Peale –

55. "Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy."
56. “One way to keep momentum going is to have constantly greater goals.”

– Michael Korda –

56. "One way to keep momentum going is to have constantly greater goals."
57. “All that we see or seem, is but a dream, within a dream.”

– Edgar Allan Poe –

57. "All that we see or seem, is but a dream, within a dream."
58. “Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.”

– John Wooden –

58. "Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do."
59. “Where there is a will, there’s a way. If there is a chance in a million that you can do something, anything, to keep what you want from ending, do it. Pry the door open or, if need be, wedge your foot in that door and keep it open.”

– Pauline Kael –

59. "Where there is a will, there's a way. If there is a chance in a million that you can do something, anything, to keep what you want from ending, do it. Pry the door open or, if need be, wedge your foot in that door and keep it open."
60. “All men whilst they are awake are in one common world: but each of them, when he is asleep, is in a world of his own.”

– Plutarch –

60. "All men whilst they are awake are in one common world: but each of them, when he is asleep, is in a world of his own."
61. “Change your life today. Don’t gamble on the future, act now, without delay.”

– Simone de Beauvoir –

61. "Change your life today. Don’t gamble on the future, act now, without delay."
62. “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.”

– Phillip Sweet –

62. "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."
63. “Focus on your dream and do everything in your power. You have the power to change your life circumstances.’

– Nick Vujicic –

63. "Focus on your dream and do everything in your power. You have the power to change your life circumstances.'
64. “I couldn’t find the sports car of my dreams, so I built it myself.”

– Ferdinand Porsche –

64. "I couldn’t find the sports car of my dreams, so I built it myself."
65. “Do not wait; the time will never be ‘just right.’ Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.”

– George Herbert –

65. "Do not wait; the time will never be ‘just right.’ Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along."
66. “You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.”

– Dr. Seuss –

66. "You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams."
67. “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams and live the life you have imagined.”

– Henry David Thoreau –

67. "Go confidently in the direction of your dreams and live the life you have imagined."
68. “You just can’t beat the person who never gives up.”

– Babe Ruth –

68. "You just can’t beat the person who never gives up."
69. “Despite the many versions, one thing is common; success is the fulfillment of a dream, an achieved desire, or a victory over a life battle.”

– Rowena Cauba –

 69. "Despite the many versions, one thing is common; success is the fulfillment of a dream, an achieved desire, or a victory over a life battle."
70. “Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going.”

– Sam Levenson –

70. "Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going."
71. “No matter where you’re from, your dreams are valid.”

– Lupita Nyong’o –

71. "No matter where you’re from, your dreams are valid."
72. “It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.”

– J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone –

72. "It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live."

73. “The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.”

– Oprah Winfrey –

73. "The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams."

74. “It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old, they grow old because they stop pursuing dreams.”

– Gabriel Garcia Marquez –

74. "It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old, they grow old because they stop pursuing dreams."

75. “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.”

 

75. "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."
– Gail Devers –

76. “Why should you continue going after your dreams? Because seeing the look on the faces of the people who said you couldn’t… will be priceless.”

– Kevin Ngo –

76. "Why should you continue going after your dreams? Because seeing the look on the faces of the people who said you couldn’t… will be priceless."

77.”You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.”

– Martin Luther King, Jr. –

77."You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step."
78. “A city is not gauged but its length and width, but by the broadness of its vision and the height of its dreams.”

– Herb Caen –

77."You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step."
79. “Goals are dreams with deadlines.”

– Diana Scharf –

79. "Goals are dreams with deadlines."

80. “Let your dreams be bigger than your fears and your actions louder than your words.”

– Anonymous –

80. "Let your dreams be bigger than your fears and your actions louder than your words."

81. “A dream becomes a goal when action is taken toward its achievement.”

– Bo Bennett –

81. "A dream becomes a goal when action is taken toward its achievement."

82. “When I’m old and dying, I plan to look back on my life and say, ‘Wow, that was an adventure,’ not, ‘Wow, I sure felt safe.”

– Tom Preston-Werner –

82. "When I’m old and dying, I plan to look back on my life and say, ‘Wow, that was an adventure,’ not, ‘Wow, I sure felt safe."

83. “I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.”

– Thomas Jefferson –

83. "I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."

84. “God gives us dreams a size too big so that we can grow into them.”

85. "Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great."

 

85. “Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.”

– Mark Twain –

85. "Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great."

86. “If you don’t make the time to work on creating the life that you want, you’re going to spend a lot of time dealing with a life you don’t want.”

86. "If you don’t make the time to work on creating the life that you want, you’re going to spend a lot of time dealing with a life you don’t want."

87. ” You see things; and you say, ‘Why?’ But I dream things that never were; and I say, ‘Why not?'”.

– George Bernard Shaw –

87. " You see things; and you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say, 'Why not?'".

88. “Dreams are illustrations…from the book your soul is writing about you.”

– Marsha Norman –

88. "Dreams are illustrations...from the book your soul is writing about you."

89. “Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men.”

89. "Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men."
90. “The only thing that will stop you from fulfilling your dreams is you.”

– Tom Bradley –

90. "The only thing that will stop you from fulfilling your dreams is you."
91. “Hold fast to dreams for if dreams for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly.”

– Langston Hughes –

91. "Hold fast to dreams for if dreams for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly."

92. “A dream is your creative vision for your life in the future. You must break out of your current comfort zone and become comfortable with the unfamiliar and the unknown.”

– Denis Waitley –

93. “The key to realizing a dream is to focus not on success but significance- and then even the small steps and little victories along your path will take on greater meaning.”

– Oprah Winfrey –

93. "The key to realizing a dream is to focus not on success but significance- and then even the small steps and little victories along your path will take on greater meaning."

94. “The only thing that stands between you and your dream is the will to try and the belief that it is actually possible.”

– Joel Brown –

94. "The only thing that stands between you and your dream is the will to try and the belief that it is actually possible."

95. ” I have spread my dreams beneath your feet; Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.”

– William Butler Yeats –

95. " I have spread my dreams beneath your feet; Tread softly because you tread on my dreams."

 

96. “Dreams feel real while we’re in them. It’s only when we wake up that we realize something was actually strange.”

– Inception, 2010 film –

96. "Dreams feel real while we're in them. It's only when we wake up that we realize something was actually strange."

97. “All men dream: but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dreams with open eyes, to make it possible.”

– T.E. Lawrence –

97. "All men dream: but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dreams with open eyes, to make it possible.
98. “Dream and give yourself permission to envision a YOU that you choose to be.”

– Joy Page –

98. "Dream and give yourself permission to envision a YOU that you choose to be."
99. “Dreaming permits each and every one of us to be quietly and safely insane every night of our lives.”

– William Dement –

99. "Dreaming permits each and every one of us to be quietly and safely insane every night of our lives."
100. “You may say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one. I hope someday you’ll join us. And the world will live as one.”

– John Lennon –

100. "You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one."

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