Dreams Quotes – 70 Sayings about Visions

Are you looking for stirring quotes about dreams? Then you’ve come to the right place! Pioneering ideas are often described as pipe dreams or illusions – and the people who voice them as dreamers and utopians. It is the people with visions and big goals who change our world for the better. If you always do the usual, we won’t make a difference. Internalizing this is also particularly important if you want to tackle the biggest environmental problems of our time.

In this article I would like to put together the most valuable dreams, quotes and sayings about visions, goals and wishes – so that dreams come true.

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The best sayings and quotes about dreams and wishful thinking

Isn’t it a great feeling when wishes that you literally didn’t even dare to dream of suddenly come true? Visions, goals and dreams for the future – even if they are so unrealistic today, they are simply something wonderful. But these dreams don’t usually come true by sitting idly on the sofa.

But one thing is certain: if you can imagine or dream something, then you can do it! Use the following inspirational quotes about dreams and visions to become aware of this.

Dream quotes 1 – 10

  1. “The possibility that dreams can come true is what makes life interesting.” (Paulo Coelho)
  2. “The future belongs to those who believe in the truth of their dreams.” (Eleanor Roosevelt)
  3. “Be yourself the change you wish for in this world.” (Mahatma Gandhi)
  4. “Our desires are presentiments of the abilities that lie within us, harbingers of what we shall be able to accomplish.” (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)
  5. “All dreams can come true if we have the courage to follow them.” (Walt Disney)
  6. “We can only achieve our dreams if we decide to wake up from them.” (Josephine Baker)
  7. “Those who have achieved all their goals have chosen them as too low.” (Herbert von Karajan)
  8. “A visionary dreams up pipe dreams and turns them into reality.” (Helmut Glassl)
  9. “But you see and say, ‘Why? But I dream and I say: why not?” (George Bernard Shaw)
  10. “I know from undeniable experience that dreams lead to self-knowledge.” (Georg Christoph Lichtenberg)

Dream Quotes 11 – 20

  1. “I have a dream.” (Martin Luther King)
  2. “Nothing makes us more cowardly and unscrupulous than the desire to be loved by everyone.” (Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach)
  3. “If you are not afraid, you have no imagination.” (Erich Kaestner)
  4. “Sixty seconds of reverie is sixty seconds of living stillness for mind and body.” (Prentice Mulford)
  5. “If you want to make a man happy, don’t add anything to his wealth, but take away some of his desires.” (Epicur of Samos)
  6. “Ideas are the beginning of all fortunes.” (Napoleon Hill)
  7. “Truly rich is he who has more dreams in his soul than reality can destroy.” (Hans Kruppa)
  8. “Imagine that all people live their lives in peace. You’ll say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one. I hope that one day you will join us and the world will be one.” (John Lennon)
  9. “Vision is the art of seeing the invisible.” (Jonathan Swift)
  10. “Dreams and thoughts know no bounds.” (German proverb)

Dream Quotes 21 – 30

  1. “No one can be perfectly happy, because happiness consists precisely in wishing.” (Attila Hörbiger)
  2. “Don’t call yourself poor because your dreams didn’t come true; only really poor is he who has never dreamed.” (Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach)
  3. “We only really are what we dream, because everything else, because it has been realized, belongs to the world and to all people.” (Fernando Pessoa)
  4. “A wish cannot be lost more than by having it come true.” (Peter Bam)
  5. “Nothing is more powerful than an idea at the right time.” (Victor Hugo)
  6. “The average person, not knowing what to do with this life, wishes for another one that will last forever.” (Anatole France)
  7. “Dream as if you live forever – live as if you die today.” (James Dean)
  8. “Whoever has no vision can neither fulfill great hopes nor realize great projects.” (Woodrow Wilson)
  9. “One day it will have to be officially admitted that what we have dubbed reality is an even greater illusion than the world of dreams.” (Salvador Dali)
  10. “Yesterday’s dream is today’s and tomorrow’s reality.” (Bruce Lee)

Dream Quotes 31 – 40

  1. “Any wish, if fulfilled, has offspring immediately.” (Wilhelm Busch)
  2. “People with a new idea are considered cranks until the thing has caught on.” (Mark Twain)
  3. “You only see the glowing shooting star when it’s gone.” (Friedrich Hebbel)
  4. “Plans are the dreams of the wise.” (Ernst Baron von Moisturesleben)
  5. “The desire to keep an animal stems from an ancient basic motive – namely the longing of civilized people for the lost paradise.” (Konrad Lorenz)
  6. “Do not separate yourself from your illusions. When they are gone, you will continue to exist but have ceased to live.” (Mark Twain)
  7. “At the end of your dreams you will definitely miss one thing: hiking to your destination.” (Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach)
  8. “Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than suffering itself. And no heart has ever suffered when it was in search of its dream.” (Paulo Coelho)
  9. “If you fall asleep in fear of a bad dream, you’re probably not having a good dream.” (Chinese proverb)
  10. “The dream is the best proof that we are not as tightly locked into our skin as it seems.” (Friedrich Hebbel)

Dream Quotes 41 – 50

  1. “Just as not everyone who sleeps dreams, so not everyone who dreams sleeps either.” (Georg Christoph Lichtenberg)
  2. “Not only do you have to have more ideas than others, you also have to have the ability to decide which of those ideas are good.” (Linus Pauling)
  3. Visions are winged plans.” (Hans-Jürgen Quadbeck-Seeger)
  4. “Basically, people only have two wishes: to grow old and stay young.” (Peter Bam)
  5. “Wishes are the most remarkable bridge builders and the bravest climbers.” (Elfriede Hable)
  6. “The flowers of spring are the dreams of winter.” (Kahlil Gibran)
  7. “Imagination is not subterfuge. Because to imagine something means to build a world, to create a world.” (Eugene Ionesco)
  8. “The wish is the father of the thought.” (William Shakespeare)
  9. “If you have both feet on the ground, you will not move forward.” (Alfred Lord Tennyson)
  10. “You shouldn’t want to foresee the future, you should make it possible.” (Antoine de Saint-Exupery)

Dream Quotes 51 – 60

  1. “Whoever knows how to read holds the key to great deeds, to unimagined possibilities.” (Aldous Huxley)
  2. “An idea must be able to become reality, or it is just a vain bubble.” (Berthold Auerbach)
  3. “I know that dreams only come true if you do something for them yourself.” (Morgan Freeman)
  4. “Only the wise have ideas. Most people are obsessed with ideas.” (Samuel Coleridge)
  5. “Unfulfillable wishes are called pious ones. It seems to be assumed that only the profane come true.” (Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach)
  6. “Do not dream your life. Live your dream.” (Dale Carnegie)
  7. “Everyone easily believes what he fears and what he desires.” (Jean de La Fontaine)
  8. “Dreams are true as long as we dream them, and don’t we always live in dreams?” (Honoré de Balzac)
  9. “People firmly believe in what they desire.” (Gaius Julius Caesar)
  10. “Dream your life beautifully and make these dreams a reality.” (Marie Curie)

Dream Quotes 61 – 70

  1. “Even nicer than having visions is realizing them.” (Lisz Brain)
  2. “There is a fulfilled life despite many unfulfilled wishes.” (Dietrich Bonhoeffer)
  3. “The desire to appear smart and capable often prevents us from becoming so.” (Francois de La Rochefoucauld)
  4. “There is something like fulfillment in the ability to intensely and hotly nourish a noble desire.” (Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach)
  5. “The most wonderful thing about miracles is that sometimes they really happen.” (Gilbert Keith Chesterton)
  6. “Ambition is the ability that makes dreams come true.” (Niklas Gennen)
  7. “He who steals our dreams gives us death.” (Confucius)
  8. “Wishes are never wise. In fact, that is the best thing about them.” (Charles Dickens)
  9. “Watch your thoughts! They are the beginning of your deeds.” (Chinese wisdom)
  10. “Thinking is the work of the intellect, dreaming its pleasure.” (Victor Marie Hugo)

Can you think of more dream quotes? Then always bring your favorite sayings in the comments!

Use quotes about visions, wishes and dreams in everyday life

Giving up dreams unfulfilled leaves gaps. On the other hand, when they eventually become reality, it makes us incredibly happy. All living things on earth benefit from dreams and visions that have come true, which are directed against animal cruelty, world hunger or the deforestation of the rainforests, for example.

We must never stop dreaming of a better world – because then absolutely nothing will change.

I hope these quotes about visions and dreams have inspired you. Do you have any questions or can you think of other effective dream quotes? Then just write me a short comment.

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