Dreamy Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old dreamy quotes, dreamy sayings, and dreamy proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Even the loveliest dream bears like a blemish its difference from reality, the awareness that what it grants is mere illusion.     

Theodor W. Adorno

We are not only less reasonable and less decent in our dreams... we are also more inteligent, wiser and capable of better judgment when we are asleep than when we are awake.     

Erich Fromm

Everything that's lovely is But a brief, dreamy kind of delight.     

William Butler Yeats

The best thing about dreams is that fleeting moment, when you are between asleep and awake, when you don't know the difference between reality and fantasy, when for just that one moment you feel with your entire soul that the dream is reality, and it really happened.     

James Arthur Baldwin

Cherish your visions and you dreams, as they are the children of your soul; the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.     

Napoleon Hill

When you cease to dream, you cease to live.     

Malcolm Forbes

A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.     

Yoko Ono

The sailor does not control the sea, nor does the lucid dreamer control the dream. Like a sailor, lucid dreamers manipulate or direct themselves in the larger expanse of dreaming; however, they do not control it. Lucid dreaming appears to be a co-created experience.     

Robert Waggoner

No spring nor summer beauty hath such grace as I have seen in one autumnal face.     

John Donne

All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.     

Edgar Allan Poe

For often, when one is asleep, there is something in consciousness which declares that what then presents itself is but a dream.     

Aristotle

All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.     

Walt Disney

Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.     

James Dean

Dare to dream! If you did not have the capability to make your wildest wishes come true, your mind would not have the capacity to conjure such ideas in the first place. There is no limitation on what you can potentially achieve, except for the limitation you choose to impose on your own imagination. What you believe to be possible will always come to pass – to the extent that you deem it possible. It really is as simple as that.     

Anthon St. Maarten

Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.     

Harriet Tubman

Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.     

Victor Hugo

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

The best reason for having dreams is that in dreams no reasons are necessary.     

Ashleigh Brilliant

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.     

C.S. Lewis

The Future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.     

Eleanor Roosevelt