Dream Quotes (1353)

Quotes and citations about dream


The atmosphere is much too near for dreams. It forces us to action. It is close to us. We are in it and of it. It rouses us both to study and to do. We must know its moods and also its motive forces.

By : Cleveland Abbe

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I tell kids to pursue their basketball dreams, but I tell them to not let that be their only dream.

By : Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

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Many have changed so much that they have lost the magic of the dream that carried them on their own bootstraps.

By : Peter Abrahams

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With Shakespeare and poetry, a new world was born. New dreams, new desires, a self consciousness was born. I desired to know to know myself in terms of the new standards set by these books.

By : Peter Abrahams

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I might be writing what people expect me to write, writing from that place where I might be ruled by economic considerations. To overcome that, I started working with my dreams, because I'm not so censored when I use dream material.

By : Kathy Acker

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He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.

By : Douglas Adams

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All the dreamers in all the world are dizzy in the noodle.

By : Edie Adams

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If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.

By : John Quincy Adams

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If we hope for what we are not likely to possess, we act and think in vain, and make life a greater dream and shadow than it really is.

By : Joseph Addison

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I know how men in exile feed on dreams.

By : Aeschylus

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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.

By : Christina Aguilera

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It's definitely a dream come true to be recognized and to be able to sign autographs. But, it's also a lot of hard work and can be draining. If you don't know already, you will quickly learn who your real friends are.

By : Christina Aguilera

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My mother taught me that we all have the power to achieve our dreams. What I lacked was the courage.

By : Clay Aiken

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If DreamWorks and Disney need that name to sell the cartoon and get people in the seats, that's what they need. It's not fair, but there's plenty of other work for us to do.

By : Carlos Alazraqui

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Our dreams drench us in senses, and senses steps us again in dreams.

By : Amos Bronson Alcott

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We all have our own life to pursue, our own kind of dream to be weaving, and we all have the power to make wishes come true, as long as we keep believing.

By : Louisa May Alcott

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Life is a dream for the wise, a game for the fool, a comedy for the rich, a tragedy for the poor.

By : Sholom Aleichem

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That was my dream, to drive for Ferrari, but I am not a kid any more. If Ferrari is the best team and if I get the chance to drive for Ferrari, it would be with pleasure.

By : Jean Alesi

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The dream he needed most was the dream that frightened him more.

By : Sherman Alexie

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If you even dream of beating me you'd better wake up and apologize.

By : Muhammad Ali

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Our theme for this year's festivities, Dreams and Challenges of Asian Pacific Americans, speaks to the many generations of Asian Pacific Americans who worked hard to overcome economic hardship, racism and other barriers in their pursuit of the American dream.

By : Lucille Roybal Allard

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Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be

By : James Allen

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The greatest achievement was at first and for a time a dream. The oak sleeps in the acorn, the bird waits in the egg, and in the highest vision of the soul a waking angel stirs. Dreams are the seedlings of realities.

By : James Allen

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Don't let the opinions of the average man sway you. Dream, and he thinks you're crazy. Succeed, and he thinks you're lucky. Acquire wealth, and he thinks you're greedy. Pay no attention. He simply doesn't understand.

By : Robert G. Allen

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What if nothing exists and we're all in somebody's dream?

By : Woody Allen

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I'm aware of the mystery around us, so I write about coincidences, premonitions, emotions, dreams, the power of nature, magic.

By : Isabel Allende

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But you know, I still had a dream of being able to go back home and tour.

By : Luther Allison

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Not only the priceless heritage of our fathers, of our seamen, of our Empire builders is being thrown away in a war that serves no British interests - but our alliance leader Stalin dreams of nothing but the destruction of that heritage of our fathers?

By : John Amery

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Music is harmony, harmony is perfection, perfection is our dream, and our dream is heaven.

By : Henri Frederic Amiel

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We had common interests in the beauty of the French language. We both had a tremendous love of jazz. We shared dreams of getting married and having a family, living in the country, leading an idyllic life.

By : David Amram

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I love to fly. I always wanted to fly. It's been one of my dreams since I was 3 years old. I remember saying to my mom, 3 years old, every day, 'I can fly!' Living on the ninth floor, it was dangerous.

By : Elena Anaya

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I was a daydreamer, and there is a lot of history and geography and science I missed out on because I was in my head. And I regret that.

By : Gillian Anderson

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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.

By : Greg Anderson

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My secret dream is to write an epic poem. That's probably the most pretentious thing I've said.

By : Laurie Anderson

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When you stop having dreams and ideals - well, you might as well stop altogether.

By : Marian Anderson

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As you look back at your life, there are just a million different things that have happened, just in the right way, to allow you to make your dreams come true. And you know, someone has all that under control.

By : Michael P. Anderson

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They say the first World Series is the one you remember most. No, no no. I guarantee you don't remember that one because the fantasy world you always dreamed about is suddenly real.

By : Sparky Anderson

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Did somebody dream there is some way that the government doesn't need us?

By : Dwayne Andreas

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I had to do something special coming in. I didn't do it, so I had to do it in the playoff. Winning the Mercedes is awesome. Winning three times is a dream come true.

By : Stuart Appleby

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I'll get pretty much everything the way I want it. I've always dreamed of a beach wedding.

By : Nicole Appleton

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