Dreaming Quotes

Michael Summers

I had a dream about you last night. The champagne was non-alcoholic. You didn't notice, and laughed at my jokes anyway.


I had a dream about you. I was sitting on your couch, relating my succession of ideas on subconscious influence. I asked you what they meant, and you told me that free associations were a bad way to advance my political career.


I had a dream about you. You were lost in a daydream, when I walked in and you began screaming. But I know that could never actually happen. In real life I only enter people’s nightmares.

Michael Jackson

When they say the sky's the limit to me that's really true

John Lennon

I believe in everything until it's disproved. So I believe in fairies, the myths, dragons. It
I believe in everything until it's disproved. So I believe in fairies, the myths, dragons. It all exists, even if it's in your mind. Who's to say that dreams and nightmares aren't as real as the here and now?


Create a guidebook of creative dreams

You can use a blank book or just blank paper clipped together. Put photographs or scraps from magazines in that represent your creative dreams. Draw, scribble, or paint in between the images. Make a list of creative dreams you've thought of or admire in others.


Identifying Your Dream

Some people can easily identify one primary dream. For others, a dream is more elusive. These people often have many dreams at once, or a general idea of a dream that never takes a specific shape.


Our creative dreams are subject to grudge-holding when we decide that other people somehow have made their dreams real and we have not.

T.C. Boyle

First you have nothing, and then, astonishingly, after ripping out your brain and your heart and betraying your friends and ex-lovers and dreaming like a zombie over the page till you can't see or hear or smell or taste, you have something.

Christina Westover

I won't stop writing until I am known as the Kurt Cobain of literature!

Roman Payne

She called herself an angel, and wandered the world from girlhood till death. She lived every kind of life and dreamt every kind of dream. She was wild in her wandering, a drop of free water. She believed only in her life and in her dreams. She called herself an angel, and her god was Beauty.

Unarine Ramaru

There is nothing wrong with dreaming, but there is everything wrong with dreaming without any intention to make the dream a reality.

Steven J. Carroll

It is hard to imagine the things you have never seen.

Crystal Woods

I’d tell you what happened, but I can’t remember all of it. And I don't wanna put words in my dreams thoughts.

Melody Sohayegh

I had a dream about you. I licked your cone of ice cream. It was envelope flavored.

Starley Ard

I had a dream that I was in someone else’s shoes for once…they were the wrong size.

Starley Ard

I had a dream that boys would act like men for once…then I woke up.

Fernando Pessoa

Perhaps he still hopes. If there’s any justice in the Gods’ injustice, then may they let us keep our dreams, even when they’re impossible, and may our dreams be happy, even when they’re trivial.
Every dream is the same dream, for they’re all dreams. Let the Gods change my dreams, but not my gift for dreaming.

Tim Fargo

Good intentions might sound nice, but it's positive actions that matter.

Michael Bassey Johnson

Success is likened to a deep pit, you have to jump in to get it, then you'll need a ladder of grace to climb out to enjoy it.

Christy Hall

Each night, I close my eyes and dream. In the morning, I open my eyes again, but the dreaming doesn't stop.

Michael Bassey Johnson

Don't drive a car in the dream, else you won't drive it on earth. Don't wish to become, else you won't become. Don't associate with fools, else your ancestors will be insulted. Don't be addicted to wine, else your pocket will be empty. Don't be drunk, else you'll be attacked.

Lailah Gifty Akita

I am free to dream.
I am free to love.
I am free to write.

Stephen King

The concept of dreaming is known to the waking mind but to the dreamer there is no waking, no real world, no sanity; there is only the screaming bedlam of sleep.

Raymond Carver

I've crossed some kind of invisible line. I feel as if I've come to a place I never thought I'd have to come to. And I don't know how I got here. It's a strange place. It's a place where a little harmless dreaming and then some sleepy, early-morning talk has led me into considerations of death and annihilation.

John Lennon

You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll
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 live as one.

Edgar Allan Poe

It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.

Gloria Steinem

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

Stephen King

And people who don’t dream, who don’t have any kind of imaginative life, they must… they must go nuts. I can’t imagine that.

Antonio Machado

Between living and dreaming there is a third thing. Guess it.. Antonio Machado
Between living and dreaming there is a third thing. Guess it.

Daniel Amory

Really, nobody was there?” I asked.
“Well, nobody important,” he said, putting his glasses back on and blinking.

Dejan Stojanovic

Dream by making and make by dreaming.

Alice Bag

If you’re not smiling at yourself in the mirror, you probably need to check that the life you’re building is aligned to the life you dreamed for yourself. And if you’re not dreaming, you need to start dreaming.

Ian McEwan

If life was a dream, then dying must be the moment when you woke up. It was so simple it must be true. You died, the dream was over, you woke up. That's what people meant when they talked about going to heaven. It was like waking up.

Mike Norton

The best way to be appreciative for your life is to live it; don't die for any other reason but love. Dreams are what guide us, art is what defines us, math is makes it all possible, and love is what lights our way.

Craig D. Lounsbrough

Dream extravagantly, for God has imbued us with ample imagination to dream out to and across the very periphery of the impossible.

Morris R. Gates

If we keep our dreams in our head they can be forgotten,

If we write down our dreams they become tangible,

Once they are physical, they have taken the first step in becoming attainable.

Michael Summers

I didn't dream about you last night. I woke up in fear.


I had a dream about you. We couldn't decide on a sunrise. You wanted a tan, I only cared about the view. Then World War III fulfilled both our desires.


I had a dream about you. You suggested to split the profits, so I did. I threw one half in the furnace to power the steam engine, and the other half in the air to distract our pursuers.

Dark Jar Tin Zoo

I had a dream about you. We installed Dr. Robert Jarvik’s artificial heart in a mannequin and brought it to life, only to later kill it because a creature that’s all fake heart and no brain is what’s commonly called a “politician,” and must be destroyed.

Dark Jar Tin Zoo

I had a dream about you. You looked like you, but you also looked like a mannequin. And I looked like me, but I also looked like a mannequin. Between the two of us, we were too fake even for Hollywood. And as such, we were forced to reside in Washington DC.

Nicholas Sparks

And I learned what is obvious to a child. That life is simply a collection of little lives, each lived one day at a time. That each day should be spent finding beauty in flowers and poetry and talking to animals. That a day spent with dreaming and sunsets and refreshing breezes cannot be bettered.

Kevin Walker

I learned a long, long time ago, that I could accomplish things in this place we call reality and yet still spend most of my time in the better reality of my mind.

Tom Robbins

You know a trillion times more about art than me. But I’ve learned that it isn’t necessary to know all that much. You just make what you wanna see, right? It’s a game, right? It’s like being paid for dreaming.

C. JoyBell C.

I have a dream.” “Is your dream very big?” “No.” “Well is it very grand?” “Not either.” “Neither?” “Neither.” “What is it then?” “It is very shiny.

C. JoyBell C.

It is not needful for our dreams to be very grand nor very big. It is only needful for our dreams to be very shiny.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Every act is a possibility. The will to dare, the will to act are possibilities for new adventure.

Lailah Gifty Akita

You have to be enthusiastic enough to do what is required for achieving your dreams and goals.

Lailah Gifty Akita

We can never forget the the beautiful places we have been.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Don't allow the circumstances to stop you from pursuing your passion.

Lailah Gifty Akita

It is better to experience moment of discomfort in the achievement of your dreams than to be comfortable without accomplishing your dreams.

Ryan Lilly

The opportunity cost of an unlived dream is not only that dream, but also the dreams the dream was meant to inspire.

Lailah Gifty Akita

You have to wait for a fruit to ripe before you harvest.
You must also learn to wait for the fulfillment of your visions.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Hope makes the dream a possibility.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Imagination is paradise.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Dreams are manifestation of your deepest heart desires.

Bernard Kelvin Clive

Never apologize for who you are and what you do and more especially never apologize for dreaming big even if they don’t come true. Many will criticize you and call you names but hey it’s your life, it’s your dream. Make it happen.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Your dreams are unlimited possibilities.

Marie Rutkoski

She turned to look at him, and he was already looking at her. “I’m going to miss you when I wake up,” she whispered, because she realized that she must have fallen asleep under the sun. Arin was too real for her imagination. He was a dream.
“Don’t wake up,” he said.

Jordan Lapaan

If you keep on dreaming, you'll never achieve anything. But if you start hardworking, I know you will do

Ram Mohan

The ones who live for themselves find it easier to follow their dreams.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Keep dreaming, dreams have no limit.

Lailah Gifty Akita

The excitement of dreams coming true is beyond the description of words.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Be determined.
You can make it in life.
You can make all your dreams come true.

Dark Jar Tin Zoo

I had a dream about you. At first you were a mannequin, and I was a fashion designer. Then, inexplicably, we switched roles and I became the mannequin. But instead of putting clothes on me, you laughed at my nakedness, and you sold me to the owner of a sex shop. 

Crystal Woods

Even when I'm sleeping, I go to places where you are.

Crystal Woods

I had this dream about you. We went hunting up in the mountains and I caught a unicorn. You told me now I know how it feels to be you.

Crystal Woods

I had this dream about you last night. We were still married. I was giving you a haircut, like I always did, being careful to trim around the scar on the back of your head. I’m sorry I sometimes forgot it and left you with a bald spot. And, I’m sorry we didn’t work out. But you look pretty happy on Instagram.

Starley Ard

I had a dream that I had no haters…I woke up missing them.

Starley Ard

I had a dream that I made millions of dollars in life and was the happiest girl… when I woke up I realized that money could never buy my happiness in life, because my happiness comes from the ones I love.

Rodney Jenkins

I had a dream about you; you sat at the end of this long road field with things trying to keep me from you. You cheered me on as I became closer to you.

Melody Sohayegh

I had a dream about you. Your skin was sandpaper and your armpits were hollow, filled with dark chocolate and prunes. You offered me coffee and when I said no you handed me black coffee with a note that read "12 reasons not to drink coffee". I knew we would get along.

Rodney Jenkins

I had a dream about you; I’ve had multiple dreams about you. If I had to choose between the real you and the dream you then…Goodnight.

Julie Flygare

Normally, it takes people about 60 to 90 minutes to reach REM sleep, so they wouldn’t enter this stage during a 20 minute nap. People with narcolepsy often enter REM sleep soon after falling asleep. If a person enters REM sleep in two or more of the five naps in eight minutes or less during the study, it’s highly suggestive of narcolepsy.

Steve Goodier

There are few qualities more vital than a strong yearning. That desire to reach a little farther, to be a little more, yearning...for a piece of something greater, can often make all the difference.

Starley Ard

I had a dream that I would be successful and happy in life…I woke up running out of breath, because I’ve been chasing this dream for quite a while now.

Akira Kurosawa

Man is a genius when he is dreaming.

Richard Ford

Dreaminess is, among other things, a state of suspended recognition, and a response to too much useless and complicated factuality. Its symptoms can be a long-term interest in the weather, or a sustained soaring feeling, or a bout of the stares that you sometimes can not even know about except in retrospect, when the time may seem fogged.

Lailah Gifty Akita

All my dreams will be fulfilled at the proper time.

Stig Dagerman

But then comes a time when forgetting isn't possible. And I do mean a particular time when no amount of dreaming, not then and maybe not ever, can change how naked and unimportant we become in our own eyes.

Azar Nafisi

When the founding fathers conceived of this new nation, they understood that the education of its citizens would be essential to the health of their democratic enterprise. Knowledge was not just a luxury; it was essential.

Wilkie Collins

I roused myself from the book which I was dreaming over rather than reading, and left my chambers to meet the cool night air in the suburbs.

Richelle E. Goodrich

A good dose of fantasy is exercise for your sensibilities; it keeps your avatar strong.

Shaun Hick

You smile and draw me near and whisper, "Do as dreamers do."
I lean to you and whisper in your ear, "I cannot dream tonight my Dear. For it is you.

T.A. Cline

Archomai is where believing is being.

Ana Claudia Antunes

How's daydreaming affecting nightmares??
Showing the light where is all dark!

Dennis Vickers

Am I an old man who changed into a butterfly, or a butterfly who thinks he was once an old man?

Alice Munro

Her silent singing wrapped around the story she was telling herself, which she extended further every night on the deck. (Averill often told herself stories- the activity seemed to her as unavoidable as dreaming.) Her singing was a barrier set between the world in her head and the world outside, between her body and the onslaught of the stars.

Munia Khan

Smoke the weed of your own heart to fly higher

Starley Ard

I had a dream that I didn’t care anymore…when I woke up I realized that I was stuck with a big heart.

Roel Van Sleeuwen

Life is a game, you live so you play. Follow your dreams and win what your happy heart desires.


Yet the stupid believe they are awake, busily and brightly assuming they understand things, calling this man ruler, that one herdsman – how dense! Confucius and you are both dreaming! And when I say you are dreaming, I am dreaming, too. Words like these will be labeled the Supreme Swindle.


The greatest dream that we can have is to forget that we are dreaming.

Bryant McGill

Dreams do come true for those who dare to believe in themselves.

Erico Quiambao

Our Dreams, not just a Dreams, It can be reality.

J. Aleksandr Wootton

You are much larger than anything you encounter while you sleep. Everything that happens in dream takes place on a small stage in a corner of your mind.

V.C. Andrews

And when I fall in love,” I began, "I will build a mountain to touch the sky. Then, my lover and I will have the best of both worlds, reality firmly under our feet, while we have our heads in the clouds with all our illusions still intact. And the purple grass will grow all around, high enough to reach our eyes.

Marilynne Robinson

I have never distinguished readily between thinking and dreaming. I know my life would be much different if I could ever say, This I have learned from my senses, while that I have merely imagined.

Eric Micha'el Leventhal

Though we may choose to view them symbolically, dreams are actually no more or less symbolic than everyday waking reality. When the images and events don't conform to our view of reality, we call them symbols. When they do, we call them facts.

Fernando Pessoa

I have to choose what I detest - either dreaming which my intelligence hates, or action, which my sensibility loathes; either action, for which I wasn't born, or dreaming, for which no one was born.

Detesting both, I choose neither; but since I must on occasion either dream or act, I mix the two things together.


A bitter awareness that everything is a sensation of mine and at the same time something external, something not in my power to change. Ah, how often my own dreams have raised up before me as things, not to replace reality but to declare themselves its equal

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