Dreamcatcher Sayings and Quotes

Dreamcatchers have always been aesthetically beautiful, but they are more than just a pretty face. Native Americans used them as a gatekeeper of dreams, especially over the beds of children. The bad dreams get caught in the intricate web of threads within the hoop, while the good ones drift down the hanging feathers to those sleeping below. Below you’ll find a collection of wise and insightful quotes about dreamcatchers.

It is their exoticism as material reminders of 'the other' that renders dream catchers desirable as gifts and collectibles. It also appears that they may serve to signift and project--at least to the non-Native audience--the collector's empathy and presumed understanding of Native culture.     

Cath Oberholtzer

The dream catcher reminds us how important the dream world has been to people throughout time. Dreams have provided medicine men, shamans, and prophets a portal to another realm. Even though today most of us tend to focus on the physiology of the dream state, we can still appreciate the power of our nightly visits to that other world.     

John Cline

Dreamcatcher, save me from the darkness in my soul. Dreamcatcher, let me see the future I don't know. Help me hold on tight and don't let go     

Caeland Garner

I am your dreamcatcher, Your shelter in the night. I am your dreamcatcher, protector from the fright. I am your dreamcatcher, as if our minds would be entwined, I catch yours and you catch mine.     

Christopher Weule

Dreamcatcher, I can see you waving in the night alone. Slow winter, and I feel I might get left out in the cold.     

Laura Pergolizzi

I was asleep in a hammock, I was dreaming that I was a web, I was a dream-catcher hanging in the window of a minivan parked along the water's edge.     

Arlen Thompson

Dreamcatcher in the rearview mirror hasn't caught a thing yet. Twenty dollars in souvenirs. Anything's worth trying to stay out of your nightmares.     

Julien Rose Baker

Don't let someone else catch your dreams. You be the dream catcher.     


You have to dream before your dreams can come true.     

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.     

Colin Powell