Dream Quotes and Spiritual Sayings

Dream Quotes and Inspirational Affirmations

Dream Quotes (140) Spiritual Sayings

Summary: Your spiritual life and spiritual purpose are intertwined in your day-to-day life. You may not realize it but your spiritual life is reflected in every decision you make. It motivates your actions and compels you to perform daily tasks. 


Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophesy of what you shall at last unveil.
~ James Allen

“Dreams are illustrations...from the book your soul is writing about you.” 
~ Marsha Norman

“We must never stop dreaming. Dreams provide nourishment for the soul, just as a meal does for the body.” 
~ Paulo Coelho, The Pilgrimage

“Dreams are today's answers to tomorrow's questions.” 
~ Edgar Cayce

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 life.
~ Greg Anderson

If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can transform one million realities.
~ Maya Angelou

Hope is a waking dream.
~ Aristotle

God's gifts put man's best dreams to shame.
~ Elizabeth Barrett

Somewhere over the rainbow, skies are blue, and the dreams that you dare to dream really do come true.
~ Lyman Frank Baum

Don’t look for your dreams to come true; look to become true to your dreams.
~ Michael Beckwith

Dreams are logs that feed the fire of our souls.
~ Marcela Bennett

There are people who put their dreams in a little box and say, Yes, I've got dreams, of course I've got dreams. Then they put the box away and bring it out once in awhile to look in it, and yep, they're still there. These are great dreams, but they never even get out of the box. It takes an uncommon amount of guts to put your dreams on the line, to hold them up and say, How good or how bad am I? That's where courage comes in.
~ Erma Louise Bombeck

Writing is nothing more than a guided dream.
~ Jorge Luis Borges

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Act as though it were impossible to fail.
~ Dorothea Brande

The world needs dreamers and the world needs doers. But above all, the world needs dreamers who do.
~ Sarah Ban Breathnach

Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.
~ Les Brown

Our aspirations are our possibilities.
~ Robert Browning

When you have a dream, you’ve got to grab it and never let it go.
~ Carol Burnett

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

Each of us has an inner dream that we can unfold if we will just have the courage to admit what it is, and the faith to trust our own admission. The admitting is often very difficult.
~ Julia Cameron

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

We all have possibilities we don’t know about. We can do things we don’t even dream we can do.
~ Dale Carnegie

We have become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic. Different people, different beliefs, different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams.
~ Jimmy Carter

Dreams are today's answers to tomorrow's questions.
~ Edgar Cayce

Your own words are the bricks and mortar of the dreams you want to realize. Your words are the greatest power you have. The words you choose and their use establish the life you experience.
~ Sonia Choquette

When I dream, I am ageless.
~ Elizabeth Coatsworth

It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting. Before a dream is realized, the Soul of the World tests everything that was learned along the way. It does this not because it is evil, but so that we can, in addition to realizing our dreams, master the lessons we have learned as we have moved toward that dream.
~ Paulo Coelho

You don't need to explain your dreams. They belong to you.
~ Paulo Coelho

Live your spirit’s dreams, not your mind’s.
~ Alan Cohen

Decide that you want it more than you are afraid of it.
~ Bill Cosby

It would be a fine thing, in which I hardly dare believe, to pass our lives near each other, hypnotized by our dreams.
~ Pierre Curie

Dream the impossible dream.
~ Joe Darion

Don't be afraid of the space between your dreams and reality. If you can dream it, you can make it so.
~ Belva Davis

One must desire something to be alive.
~ Margaret Deland

All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.
~ Walt Disney

If you dream it, you can do it.
~ Walt Disney

The secret to living the life of your dreams is to start living the life of your dreams today, in every little way you possibly can.
~ Mike Dooley

I want to remind us all that the world is listening, all the time. How we are ripples out from us into the world and affects others. We have a responsibility – an ability to respond – to the world. Finding our particular way of living this responsibility, of offering who we are to the world, is why we are here. We are called because the world needs us to embody the meaning in our lives. God needs us awake. The world we live in is a co-creation, a manifestation of individual consciousness woven into a collective dream. How we are with each other as individuals, as groups, as nations and tribes, is what shapes that dream.
~ Oriah Mountain Dreamer

In your heart, keep one still secret spot where dreams may go and be sheltered so they may thrive and grow.
~ Louise Driscoll

No person has the right to rain on your dreams.
~ Marian Wright Edelman

If we did the things we are capable of, we would astound ourselves.
~ Thomas Alva Edison

At least once a day, allow yourself the freedom to think and dream for yourself.
~ Albert Einstein

Ideas must word through the brains and the arms of good and brave men, or they are no better than dreams.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

All men and women are born, live, suffer and die; what distinguishes us one from another is our dreams, whether they be dreams about worldly or unworldly things, and what we do to make them come about…We do not choose to be born. We do not choose our parents. We do not choose our historical epoch, the country of our birth, or the immediate circumstances of our upbringing...But within this realm of choicelessness, we do choose how we live.
~ Joseph Epstein

I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge – myth is more potent than history – dreams are more powerful than facts – hope always triumphs over experience – laughter is the cure for grief – love is stronger than death.
~ Robert Fulghum

It is good to dream, but it is better to dream and work. Faith is mighty, but action with faith is mightier. Desiring is helpful, but work and desire are invincible.
~ Thomas Robert Gaines

When you work, you fulfill a part of earth's fondest dream assigned to you when that dream is born.
~ Kahlil Gibran

To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.
~ Kahlil Gibran

The inability to open up to hope is what blocks trust, and blocked trust is the reason for blighted dreams.
~ Elizabeth Gilbert

It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.
~ Robert H. Goddard

Destiny grants us our wishes, but in its own way, in order to give us something beyond our wishes.
~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Whatever you do or dream you can do – begin it. Boldness has genius and power and magic in it.
~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

More important than talent, strength, or knowledge is the ability to laugh at yourself and enjoy the pursuit of your dreams.
~ Amy Grant

We know not where our dreams will take us, but we can probably see quite clearly where we'll go without them.
~ Marilyn Grey

Whatever you're ready for is ready for you.
~ Mark Victor Hansen 

Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time; it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.
~ Sydney J. Harris

It is not your work to make anything happen. It’s your work to dream it and let it happen. Law of Attraction will make it happen. In your joy, you create something, and then you maintain your vibrational harmony with it and the Universe must find a way to bring it about. That’s the promise of Law of Attraction.
~ Abraham-Hicks

Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul; the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
~ Napoleon Hill

Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.
~ Napoleon Hill

When your desires are strong enough, you will appear to possess superhuman powers to achieve
~ Napoleon Hill

Tell me what you yearn for and I shall tell you who you are. We are what we reach for, the idealized image that drives our wandering.
~ James Hillman

To achieve big things you have to have big dreams.
~ Conrad Hilton

The things that one most wants to do are the things that are probably most worth doing.
~ Winifred Holtby

Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly.
~ Langston Hughes 

There is nothing like a dream to create the future.
~ Victor Hugo

To know, to think, to dream. That is everything.
~ Victor Hugo

Never let your memories be greater than your dreams.
~ Doug Ivester

It’s time to start living the life you’ve imagined.
~ Henry James

If you want something you've never had, you must be willing to do something you've never done.
~ Thomas Jefferson

Our aspirations are our possibilities.
~ Samuel Johnson

Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakens.
~ Carl Jung

Someday we'll find it, that rainbow connection, the lovers, the dreamers, and me.
~ Kermit

The true American dream not only provides the freedom to use your gifts and talents to achieve your highest goal but also gives you the freedom to fulfill your purpose in life. You are meant to work in ways that suit you, drawing on your natural talents and gifts. This work, when you find it and commit to it -- even if only as a hobby -- is the key to happiness.
~ Dennis Kimbro

If you lose hope, somehow you lose the vitality that keeps life moving, you lose that courage to be, that quality that helps you go on in spite of it all. And so today I still have a dream.
~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

The very least you can do in your life is to figure out what you hope for. And the most you can do is live inside that hope. Not admire it from a distance but live right in it, under its roof.
~ Barbara Kingsolver

The size of your success is measured by the strength of your desire; the size of your dream; and how you handle disappointment along the way.
~ Robert Kiyosaki

Dream your dreams with open eyes and make them come true.
~ T.E. Lawrence

It may be those who do most... dream most.
~ Stephen Leacock

Imagine all the people living life in peace. 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 be as one.
~ John Lennon

My dream is of a place and a time where America will once again be seen as the last best hope of earth,
~ Abraham Lincoln

Within you right now is the power to do things you never dreamed possible. This power becomes available to you just as soon as you can change your beliefs.
~ Maxwell Maltz

The Creator has not given you a longing to do what you have no ability to do.
~ Orison S. Marden

Be willing to be uncomfortable. Be comfortable being uncomfortable. It may get tough, but it’s a small price to pay for living a dream.
~ Peter McWilliams 

A goal is not the same as a desire, and this is an important distinction to make. You can have a desire you don't intend to act on. But you can't have a goal you don't intend to act on.
~ Tom Morris

As you enter positions of trust and power, dream a little before you think.
~ Toni Morrison

You block your dream when you allow your fear to grow bigger than your faith.
~ Mary Manin Morrissey

That impossible dream you dreamed when you were young but got talked out of, the one you thought you outgrew, might be the key to awakening your genius. That special talent you never followed through on might be an important source of delight, the one you should commit to. That old dream might be the one thing that will bring the magic of meaning to your life.
~ Mark Victor Hansen & Barbara Nichols

Dreams are necessary to life.
~ Anais Nin

Dreams pass into the reality of action. From the action stems the dream again; and this interdependence produces the highest form of living.
~ Anaïs Nin

Our life is composed greatly from dreams, from the unconscious, and they must be brought into connection with action. They must be woven together.
~ Anaïs Nin

We are the music makers and we are the dreamers of dreams…:
~ Arthur O’Shaughnessy

Baby step by baby step, you have what you need right now to start moving in the direction of your happiest dreams.
~ Marta Davidovich Ockuly

The dream and the dreamer are always matched. You could not have a dream without the means, right now, to begin it.
~ Marta Davidovich Ockuly

Keep some room in your heart for the unimaginable.
~ Mary Oliver

To want to be what one can be is purpose in life.
~ Cynthia Ozick

I am leaving this legacy to all of you…to bring peace, justice, equality, love and a fulfillment of what our lives should be. Without vision, the people will perish, and without courage and inspiration, dreams will die – the dream of freedom and peace.
~ Rosa Parks

All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
~ Edgar Allen Poe

The innovation point is the pivotal moment when talented and motivated people seek the opportunity to act on their ideas and dreams.
~ W. Arthur Porter

Plant the seeds of your dreams and weed all the objections out.
~ Mary Anne Radmacher

Do not let your fire go out, spark by irreplaceable spark, in the hopeless swamps of the approximate, the not-quite, the not-yet, the not-at-all. Do not let the hero in your soul perish, in lonely frustration for the life you deserved, but have never been able to reach. Check your road and the nature of your battle. The world you desired can be won. It exists, it is real, it is possible, it is yours.
~ Ayn Rand 

By picturing ourselves creating at our highest levels, imagining the finished product and the deep joy that comes from creating, we move closer to our dreams. Visualizing the end result from our creative effort helps us achieve it.
~ Salli Rasberry

Only as high as I reach can I grow, only as far as I seek can I go, only as deep as I look can I see, only as much as I dream can I be.
~ Karen Ravn

Think BIG. There are unseen forces ready to support your dreams.
~ Cheryl Richardson

The only thing keeping you from what you want is your story about why you can't have it.
~ Anthony Robbins

You are now at a crossroads. This is your opportunity to make the most important decision you will ever make. Forget your past. Who are you now? Who have you decided you really are now? Don't think about who you have been. Who are you now? Who have you decided to become? Make this decision consciously. Make it carefully. Make it powerfully.
~ Anthony Robbins

If you really want to do something, you'll find a way. If you don't, you'll find an excuse.
~ Jim Rohn

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

You can't just sit there and wait for people to give you that golden dream; you've got to get out there and make it happen for yourself.
~ Diana Ross

Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit. We are all the same in this notion: The potential for greatness lives within each of us.
~ Wilma Rudolph

Only as high as I reach can I grow, only as far as I seek can I go. Only as deep as I look can I see, only as much as I dream can I be.
~ Karen Ryan

Life is a challenge, meet it! Life is a dream, realize it! Life is a game, play it! Life is love, enjoy it!
~ Sathya Sai Baba

Nothing happens unless first a dream.
~ Carl Sandburg

Plant impossible gardens. Look forward to dreams. Cry during movies. Swing as high as you can on a swing set, by moonlight. Cultivate moods. Do it for love. Take lots of naps. Take moon baths. Giggle with children. Listen to old people. Entertain your inner child. Build a fort with blankets. Get wet. Hug trees. Write love letters.

We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be.
~ May Sarton

Dare to be wrong and to dream.
~ Friedrich von Schiller

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

High achievers spot rich opportunities swiftly, make big decisions quickly and move into action immediately. Follow these principles and you can make your dreams come true.
~ Robert H. Schuller

A man to carry on a successful business must have imagination. He must see things in a vision, a dream of the whole thing.
~ Charles M. Schwab

Our strength is in our dreams, and those who do not dare to dream damn themselves.
~ Merle Shain 

Now is the operative word. Everything you put in your way is just a method of putting off the hour when you could actually be doing your dream.
~ Barbara Sher

You must go after your wish. As soon as you start to pursue a dream, your life wakes up and everything has meaning.
~ Barbara Sher

If God came in and said, I want you to be happy for the rest of your life, what would you do?
~ Bernie Siegel

Burning desire to be or do something gives us staying power - a reason to get up every morning or to pick ourselves up and start in again after a disappointment
~ Marsha Sinetar

I dream for a living.
~ Steven Spielberg

Reach high, for stars lie hidden in your soul. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal.
~ Pamela Vaull Starr

There will always be dreams grander or humbler than your own, but there will never be a dream exactly like your own...For you are unique and more wondrous than you know!
~ Linda Staten

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

I think there is something more important than believing: Action! The world is full of dreamers. There aren’t enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision.
~ W. Clement Stone

Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
~ Leon Suenes

Dreams are the touchstones of our personality.
~ Henry David Thoreau

Friends...they cherish one another’s hopes. They are kind to one another’s dreams.
~ Henry David Thoreau

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you've imagined.
~ Henry David Thoreau

I learned this, at least, by my experiment: that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
~ Henry David Thoreau

One of the most powerful wellsprings of creative energy, outstanding accomplishment, and self-fulfillment seems to be falling in love with something - your dreams, your image of the future.
~ E. Paul Torrance

Goals in writing are dreams with deadlines.
~ Brian Tracy

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

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

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 Turner

Dream! Dream! And then go for it!
~ Desmond Tutu

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 safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
~ Mark Twain

Dreams come true; without that possibility, nature would not incite us to have them.
~ John Updike

In my garden there is a large place for sentiment. My garden of flowers is also my garden of thoughts and dreams. The thoughts grow as freely as the flowers, and the dreams are as beautiful.
~ Abram L. Urban

The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.
~ Paul Valery

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

You have all the reason in the world to achieve your grandest dreams. Imagination plus innovation equals realization.
~ Denis Waitley

A five-word sentence that could change the world tomorrow is What would love do now?
~ Neale Donald Walsch

Don't live down to expectations. Go out there and do something remarkable.
~ Wendy Wasserstein

You can change your beliefs so they empower your dreams and desires. Create a strong belief in yourself and what you want.
~ Marcia Wieder

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 great dreams die, but others nourish and protect them; nurse them through bad days til they bring them to the sunshine and light which comes always to those who sincerely hope that their dreams will come true.
~ Woodrow Wilson

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

Every heart has a hidden treasure. A secret wish. A silent dream. A special goal to long for.
~ Jill Wolf

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